The course is uploaded and 3 sections are ready, others are on their way.
I hope you'll enjoy it and start crushing Scandinavian players.
If you have any questions about the course - put them in the comments of this post.
With best wishes,
Hey everyone! I wanted to let you know a good way to train your openings is using the website https://www.chessable.com and building your own book with the lines the coaches teach. If you have a hard time remembering from only watching video, this is a great way to build your database and train against it. It also allows you to train on your phone or whatever if you have down time.
Just thought I would share :)
I usually have 2 hours to study. Sometimes more unfortunately my brain hurts after 2 hours. How do I break up study. Openings middle game end game? Should I play on different days? Should I play first then study? What if I only have 1 hour? Would it be better to study opening one day middle game the next. End game the next then play? What is an example of an amateur routine for improvement? Am I alone on this?
5. ...Bd6 6.f5 my thinking was it was good to block the bishop with e5 and c5. Is this logical thinking? It also gets prepared for possible King side attack. I think my chess skills for developing deep plans are flawed anyway to strengthen them? I use ChessTempo, CT-ART, and Chess King.
Okay, I think I finally figured out what I want to get my girlfriend for x-mas.
I'd love to get her a nice glass chess set, but I don't know if my budget allows for that.
I'm looking to spend $80-100 on one, maybe a bit more.
Since she is fan of some mystery kind content (Game of Thrones series, Dragon Age game), will it be nice to present https://recroompick.com/best-chess-sets/#product2 a chessboard themed in dragons style? Any opinions?
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1. In your repertoire suggestion for the main line with 12.a4, you say that White should sacrifice the bishop (19.Bxg5) and keep the knight. However, keeping the bishop seems more dangerous to me: Bg5 supports the march of the h-pawn and makes it much harder for Black to shift pieces to the kingside (no ..Re7 or ..Qd8). The combined threat of Qg4 and advancing the h-pawn seems extremely dangerous and much easier to play for White. Engines struggle to defend this position and often propose computer moves (e.g. ..f5 pawn sacrifice) as Blacks only chance of survival. Whats your take on this?
2. In the main line with 12.Re1, you recommend 12...Qa5. However, 13.a4 (with play similar to 12.a4) seems very dangerous, as Bd2 will once again come with tempo. Is this reason enough to prefer 12...Qb6 or 12...Ra6?
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