FM Dennis Monokroussos takes an alphabetic tour through the chess openings. Along the way he presents critical mainstream openings as well as interesting "trappy" lines. His presentation is fun, topical and guarantees a better understanding of the opening. Get high rewards from your openings by following this series!
Part 4 on the Tarrasch Defence. This video looks at 9.b3 as a way to avoid the line 9.Bg5 c4, which was discussed in the previous video on the Tarrasch. With accurate play Black has nothing to fear in this line.More Info
Part 3 on the Tarrasch Defence. This video looks at the main line with 9.Bg5 from Black's point of view. Both 9...cxd4 and 9...c4 are covered as options for Black. The latter move is advocated as an interesting way to get dynamic equality.More Info
Part 2 on the Tarrasch Defence. Disasters for Black - fundamental pitfalls that should be avoided in this opening. Learn how to counter the strategies employed by White players not following the main lines.More Info
This video introduces the Tarrasch Defence in the Queen's Gambit as an opening for Black. The Tarrasch can be used as a defence against a wide variety of non 1.e4 openings. This video gives an overview of the line and how it can arise from different openings.More Info
This video continues the look at the Seville variation against the Grunfeld Defence. The best theoretical response from Black's point of view is discussed. If you use the Grunfeld Defence you definitely don't want to miss this.More Info