Practical 1.d4 Repertoire for White Part 2

Must-Know Endgames for 1.d4 Players

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Fire and Tactics: The Ultimate Anti-Sicilian and Accelerated Dragon Experience  Completed 

After his highly successful Understand The Maroczy Bind, GM Petar Arnaudov will complete his Sicilian Repertoire with a new camp - Fire and Tactics - The Ultimate Anti-Sicilian and Accelerated Dragon Experience. During this training camp, we will delve into the world of Anti-Sicilian systems, analyzing their unique strategies and tactical opportunities. GM Petar Arnaudov is going to provide an easy and practical solution to each Anti-Sicilian. Instead of remembering long theoretical lines, you will need to understand the subtleties of the arising positions. This opening offers exciting possibilities, encouraging an active and tactical approach to the game. GM Petar Arnaudov will guide you through its subtleties, providing a comprehensive analysis and practical advice to bolster your understanding and execution of this formidable weapon. In addition, we will extensively cover the Accelerated Dragon, a dynamic and aggressive opening choice for Black.

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Fire and Tactics: The Ultimate Anti-Sicilian and Accelerated Dragon Experience (7.5 hours running time)


1.e4 e5 for Black - Everything Except Italian and Ruy Lopez  Completed 

Welcome to the final part of the 1.e4 e5 repertoire by GM Ioannis Papaioannou. While the first two camps were dedicated to the Italian Game and Ruy Lopez, the final one will cover all the remaining White's options. Dealing with the irrational Scotch positions and all the gambits that White has at his disposal can be very tricky. Additionally, the Vienna Game, Scotch Four Knights, and Spanish Four Knights require deep positional understanding. These problems will not keep your mind engaged by the end of the camp.

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1.e4 e5 for Black - Everything Except Italian and Ruy Lopez (9h Running Time)


Practical Repertoire against 1.c4 and 1.Nf3  Completed 

GM Grigor Grigorov keeps building his repertoire based on Nimzo-Indian and Queen's Indian Defence. So far, he has made camps: 1) Understand the Queen's Indian Defence 2) Practical Nimzo-Indian Repertoire 3) 1.d4 Nf6 - Practical Repertoire against the Sidelines In the upcoming camp, the repertoire will be tailored to the needs of Nimzo/QID players.

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Practical Repertoire against 1.c4 and 1.Nf3


1.e4 e5 for Black - Repertoire against the Ruy Lopez  Completed 

Join GM Ioannis Papaioannou as he continues to construct a comprehensive 1.e4 e5 repertoire for Black. Following his outstanding Italian Game camp, we've received numerous inquiries regarding the schedule for the highly anticipated Ruy Lopez camp. We're excited to announce that it will commence on 12th May 2023! Imagine confidently facing the Ruy Lopez without the burden of memorizing lengthy, forced lines. GM Papaioannou is here to share his favourite systems for Black, expertly tailored to suit the needs of practical players.

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1.e4 e5 for Black - Repertoire against the Ruy Lopez (9h Running Time)


1.e4 e5 for Black - Repertoire against the Italian Game  Completed 

This camp marks the beginning of a new fascinating project by GM Ioannis Papaioannou - 1.e4 e5 for Black. Many players, from all levels, struggle to find reliable and yet less theoretical antidote to 1.e4. After many years of practice and work, GM Papaioannou managed to craft an extremely practical 1...e5 repertoire. In the first camp (there will be 3 in total), Papaioannou will share his repertoire against the extremely topical Italian Game. Besides showing reliable theoretical analysis, the Greek grandmaster will provide in-depth coverage of the most important pawn structures, positional and tactical ideas.

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1.e4 e5 for Black - Repertoire against the Italian Game (9h Video Running Time)


Must-Know Endgames for 1.d4 Players  Completed 

Many players invest time and energy mastering complex opening variations, only to falter in the middlegame as they struggle to transition seamlessly to the endgame. Our solution? Emphasize endgame mastery from the start, ensuring you're equipped with a clear plan for every phase of the game. Under the guidance of our team of six grandmasters, we've crafted a cutting-edge training camp tailored specifically to fortify your endgame expertise within the 1.d4 framework. Engaging in our expertly curated lectures, you'll learn to navigate the critical endgames that emerge from the 1.d4 opening with confidence and precision.

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Must-Know Endgames for 1.d4 Players (9h Video Running Time)


My Catalan - Complete Guide for White  Completed 

After making so many fantastic camps, Papaioannou decided to share his favourite opening - the Catalan. The staring position of the camp would arise after 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 d5 4.g3 Papaioannou has selected risk-free systems in which you can fight for an advantage wihout the need to know tons of theory. During the camp, you will learn how to handle all the seeminly equal typical Catalan endgames.

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My Catalan - Complete Guide for White (9h Video Running Time)


1.d4 d5 2.c4 - Complete Repertoire for White  Completed 

GM Ioannis Papaioannou is comes with another exciting camp! This time he will provide reliable and easy-to-learn repertoire for White after 1.d4 d5 2.c4 True to his style, Papaioannou will provide extremely practical systems that you can play without much preparation. The emphasis will be put on the understanding of the typical plans and ideas.

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1.d4 d5 2.c4 - Complete Repertoire for White (9h Running Time)


Practical Endgame Play  Completed 

Despite the fact that people spend most of their time studying openings, statistics show that we mainly lose games because of poor decision-making in complex positions. Mistakes are even more likely to happen in the endgame due to tiredness and lack of time. Note that 99% of your opponents do not dedicate enough time to study endgames. Do not miss the chance to get a tremendous competitive advantage!

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Practical Endgame Play (9h Running Time)


Queen's Gambit with ...h7-h6 - Universal Repertoire against 1.d4, 1.Nf3, and 1.c4  Completed 

Can you imagine an opening repertoire that works against almost all closed openings that White can choose? In this camp, GM Papaioannou would like to share a setup he has been exploring for several years. This system is characterized by three moves - ...d7-d5, ...e7-e6, and ...h7-h6.

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Queen's Gambit with ...h7-h6 - Universal Repertoire against 1.d4, 1.Nf3, 1.Nf3, and 1.c4 (7.5 Hours Running Time)