Defensive Chess Openings Videos

Top 10 Most Popular Responses to 1. d4 | Chess Openings Explained

Jonathan Schrantz counts down and identifies the most common black moves against white’s Queen Pawn opening. Basic principles are explained for each response. 2016.03.21 1:10 Queen’s Gambit Accepted 5:16 Trompowsky Attack 12:09 Dutch Defence 16:44 Grünfeld Defence 25:46 Queen’s Indian Defense 30:30 Benoni Defense 37:36 Semi-Slav Defense 44:58 Nimzo-Indian Defence 48:23 Queen’s Gambit Declined 51:36 […]

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The French Defense | Steinitz Variation | Chess Openings | IM Andrey Ostrovskiy

👉 Want to improve in chess? Check out our free website: 👉 Support the channel with a donation: In this video, IM Andrey Ostrovskiy continues the series on the French Defense with the Steinitz Variation. If white continues after 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 with 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.e5, we enter the Steinitz Variation of the French […]

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The Kings Indian Defense Lecture by GM Ben Finegold

Check out Ben’s Chessable courses here! GM Ben Finegold discusses the King’s Indian Defense. The most aggressive and dangerous (yet creative) chess opening. REUPLOAD FOR CHANNEL CONSOLIDATION: Originally posted on the CCSCATL Channel on June 8th, 2021. Yes. You’ve probably seen this before. This lecture was recorded May 19, 2021, at the Chess Club and […]

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5 Best Chess Opening Traps in the French Defense

💡 Get the clear blueprint for chess improvement Learn “The Secrets of Strong Players” – 📥 Download the PGN of this game from this blog-post – In this video lesson, GM Igor Smirnov shares with you the 5 best chess opening traps in the French Defense, which happens after the first moves 1.e4 e6 2.d4 […]

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Chess Openings: Learn to Play the Hippopotamus Defense

My HIPPO COURSE: Chess Openings: Learn to Play the Hippopotamus Defense Against the best chess openings for white, there are many strong chess openings for black such as the French Defense, Scandinavian Defense, Caro-Kann Defense, Sicilian Defense, Pirc Defense, King’s Indian Defense, Slav Defense, Nimzo-Indian Defense, Benko Gambit, etc. However, these chess openings are extremely […]

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Pirc Defense VS The 150 Attack | Chess Lesson # 70

Check out my Chessable course “Counterblow: A Complete Fighting Repertoire for Beginners” here The Pirc Defense for black is an opening I have spent many years playing and learning. In this class, we will learn how to use it versus the 150 attack. This is one of the most aggressive set-ups you will have to […]

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The Simple Solution to the Chigorin Defense | Chess Opening Blueprint

Jonathan Schrantz reveals a simple (and slightly offbeat!) way of handling the Chigoran Defense in the Queen’s Gambit Declined. Black’s intention with this opening is to take White out of book as soon as possible but learn how to turn the table on your opponent and gain the upper hand with the simple 6. a3 […]

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Sicilian Defense, Rossolimo Attack: Part 1 | Chess Openings Explained

Nick Risko teaches the Rossolimo Variation of the Sicilian Defense, which is 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5. White’s usual intention is to play Bxc6, giving Black doubled pawns. 2021.03.22 B30 Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rossolimo attack (without …d6)

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Chess Openings: Learn to Play the Pirc Defense – Crushing the Austrian Attack!

Chess Openings: Learn to Play the Pirc Defense – Crushing the Austrian Attack! The Austrian Attack of the Pirc Defense starts off with the following moves: 1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 g6 4. f4 The Pirc Defense is a top tier chess opening for black that can help you use chess opening […]

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The Classical Dutch · Chess Openings

The Classical Dutch is a very aggressive opening system. It’s not well known, and players with white can often be caught off guard with it! 😎 Become a Patron (extra daily content): 👕 New chess merch!: ♘ Follow me on lichess (write, ask, challenge): 💲 Support the channel: The Dutch Defense is a very powerful […]

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