My HIPPO COURSE:
Chess Openings: Learn to Play the Hippopotamus Defense… as Played by Ruslan Ponomariov!
There are many chess openings for black against e4 including the French Defense, Pirc Defense, Caro-Kann Defense, Sicilian Defense, Owen’s Defense, and Scandinavian Defense. Likewise, there are many good chess openings for black against d4 including the Nimzo-Indian Defense, Bogo-Indian Defense, Black Knights’ Tango, Old Benoni Defense, Grunfeld Defense, and many more. All of these are chess openings that we’ve covered on this channel, as they are top tier chess openings for black that can help you improve at chess. However, all of these require quite a bit of chess opening theory and can take some time to learn. Are you wanting to learn a top tier chess opening quickly? Do you want to have the same game plan no matter what your opponent plays? Today we cover the Hippopotamus Defense, which works against e4, d4, the King’s Indian Attack, English Opening, and many more. The Hippopotamus Defense is a great chess opening for black that will give you a solid chess opening setup to work with every single time. The Hippopotamus Defense is less about memorizing chess opening theory, but learning the chess opening strategy, chess opening principles, chess opening moves, and chess opening ideas. The Hippopotamus Defense is a good chess opening for beginners, and a good chess opening for intermediate players as well. We hope you enjoy this Hippopotamus Defense chess video!
Chess Openings: Learn to Play the Hippopotamus Defense!
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