Practical 1.d4 Repertoire for White Part 2

Must-Know Endgames for 1.d4 Players

Understand the Maroczy Bind (6h Running Time) 

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    Understand The Maroczy Bind

     

    Understand The Maroczy Bind masterclass is already a digital product.

    Maroczy Bind is one of the most common structures in chess. It can be reached by many different openings and move orders. 

    GM Petar Arnaudov shares his knowledge of this highly complex opening as a specialist in this structure. The masterclass focuses more on the typical positional, tactical, and endgame ideas, but you will also get good theoretical knowledge.

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    This masterclass will make you feel comfortable in any Maroczy position.

    Regardless of the level, everyone can find something helpful in this masterclass.

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

    ✅ Better understanding of the Maroczy Structures

    ✅ Better understanding of the concept of space advantage

    ✅ Opening ideas for both sides

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

    ✅ Better general chess understanding

    ✅ Better understanding of some of the most typical endgames (bishop pair versus knight and bishop and bishop versus knight)

    The masterclass is divided into 4 lectures and contains 24 well-commented examples and 25 test positions.

    Below, we shall briefly take a look at the different lectures.

    Typical Tactical Ideas and Most Common Endgames

    In the first lecture, GM Arnaudov explains some of the most typical endgames, which are a very important part of understanding the Maroczy Structure. Also, he shows some of the most important tactical ideas.

    The following example shows Black's dream endgame position in the Maroczy Bind structure.

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    Typical Plans for White

    In the second lecture, the author explains the most typical plans for White. Actually, this lecture will improve your overall ability to handle positions with a space advantage. Regardless of whether you are 1.e4, 1.d4, 1.Nf3, or 1.c4 player, the Maroczy structure is likely to occur in your games. 

    Let's take a look at the following example illustrating White's kingside attacking potential in Maroczy.

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    Typical Plans for Black

    The third lecture shows the typical ideas for Black in Maroczy Bind. If you are playing the Accelerated Dragon or some other system featuring the Maroczy Bind, then this lecture is even more important than the concrete theory. GM Petar Arnaudov covers all the must-know positional and tactical ideas in a very systematic way.

    Let's take a look at one of the model games in this lecture:

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    Theoretical Coverage

    In the last lecture, GM Arnaudov shows the most important theoretical ideas and trends in the Maroczy Bind. Actually, this lecture is designed to provide you with a repertoire based on the Maroczy Bind.

    Test Positions:

    After studying the material carefully, you can try solving 25 test positions