Understand the French Defence

Understand the French Defence

Understand the French Defence

We are happy to invite you to our camp Understand the French Defence.

There is hardly another opening in which the positional understanding is so important. When you know the most important structures as well as positional and tactical patterns, the computer preparation of your opponent does not matter so much. Additionally, studying the French Defence improves your general chess understanding since French structures arise in different openings. Furthermore, French players have a subtle understanding of the space advantage.

In this camp, our expert team of grandmasters will provide extensive knowledge on the typical pawn structures. Additionally, the most important positional and tactical ideas will be covered.

You get 9 hours of high-level training which will provide you with the following benefits:

✅ Better understanding of the French Structures

✅ In-depth insights of the typical positional and tactical patterns in French Defence

✅ Better feeling of the connection between the opening and the middlegame

✅ Better understanding of the space advantage

✅ Better general chess understanding

Technical Details

Date: January 14 - 16, 2022

✅ Training Platform: Zoom

✅ Coaches: GM Petar Arnaudov, GM Abhijeet Gupta, GM Ivan Salgado, GM Grigor Grigorov, GM Ioannis Papaioannou, GM Davorin Kuljasevic



CET (GMT+1)   PST (GMT-8)

19:30 - 21:00    10:30 - 12:00      - Must-Know Structures in the Exchange Variation - GM Petar Arnaudov


CET (GMT+1)  PDT (GMT-8)

15:30 - 17:00    06:30 - 08:00      - Must-Know Structures in Winawer Variation - GM Abhijeet Gupta

17:30 - 19:00    08:30 - 10:00      - Must-Know Structures in Advance Variation - GM Ivan Salgado

19:30 - 21:00    10:30 - 12:00      - Typical French Endgames - GM Grigor Grigorov


CET (GMT+1)   PDT (GMT-8)

17:30 - 19:00    08:30 - 10:00     - White's Queenside Majority vs Black's Kingside Majority - GM Ioannis Papaioannou

19:30 - 21:00    10:30 - 12:00     - Must-Know Structures in Steinitz Variation (1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Nf6) - GM Davorin Kuljasevic

21:00 - 21:30    12:00 - 12:30     - Q&A Session with GM Grigor Grigorov and GM Petar Arnaudov

What You Get

✅ 9 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 workshops (available 2-3 weeks after the event)

✅ Voucher for 35 EUR at Modern Chess website

✅ 1-month free access to the Bronze Premium Plan

✅ Early Bird Registration - If you register until 10.01.2022, you get a discount of 15 EUR.

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