Practical 1.d4 Repertoire for White Part 2

Must-Know Endgames for 1.d4 Players

Understand the Berlin Variation - Part 1

Understand the Berlin Variation - Part 1

Understand the Berlin Variation - Part 1



After looking at so many top-level games in the Berlin Variation in Ruy Lopez, are you curious to understand all the hidden nuances of this rock-solid opening? The starting position of this line arises after the moves 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 Nf6


In 2021, Roiz wrote the excellent book "The Berlin Defense", which was published by Quality Chess. We are, therefore, honored to have him explain all the important strategic and tactical ideas in the Berlin Variation.

In two consecutive camps, Roiz will provide you with a top-level understanding of this line. The first camp will be dedicated to the Berlin Endgame, while the second will feature all the deviations from the endgame. In the first camp, Michael Roiz will provide in-depth knowledge related to move orders, pawn play, exchange strategies, and maneuvers in the Berlin endgame. When you get a feel for all these subtleties, you will be ready to incorporate this famous endgame into your repertoire!

You get 6 hours of high-level training, which will provide you with the following benefits:

✅ Better understanding of the main structures in the Berlin Variation

✅ Knowledge of the typical positional and tactical ideas in the Berlin Endgame

✅ Better handling of positions with doubled pawns

✅ Insights into how grandmasters build their repertoire

✅ Better general understanding

Technical Details

✅ Date: 2024, March, 9–10

✅ Training Platform: Zoom

✅ Coaches: GM Michael Roiz



Paris Time          New York Time

17:30 - 19:00       11:30 - 13:00 - Move Orders and Nuances Regarding Black's King GM Michael Roiz

19:30 - 21:00       13:30 - 15:00 - Pawn Play in the Berlin Endgame - GM Michael Roiz


Paris Time          New York Time

17:30 - 19:00       11:30 - 13:00 - Exchange Strategies GM Michael Roiz

19:30 - 21:00       13:30 - 15:00 - Piece Play in the Berlin Endgame - GM Michael Roiz

21:00 - 21:30       15:00 - 15:30 - Q&A Session with GM Petar Arnaudov



What You Get

✅ 6 hours of high-level training

✅ Access to Recordings and PGN files from the lectures

✅ Additional training materials related to the topics

✅ Access to the digital product related to the camp (available 2-3 weeks after the event)

✅ Voucher for 25 EUR at Modern Chess website

✅ Early Bird Registration - If you register before 05.03.2024, you get a discount of 10 EUR.

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