Defensive Chess Openings Videos

The Ruy Lopez | Modern Steinitz Defense | Chess Openings | IM Andrey Ostrovskiy

👉 Want to improve in chess? Check out our free website: 👉 Support the channel with a donation: The Ruy Lopez is an incredibly popular opening at all levels of chess, from the amateur player up to top level grandmasters. It is considered as one of the best openings for white after the moves 1.e4 […]

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Exchange Variation of the French Defense (C01) ⎸Chess Openings

Do you want daily training exercises? Visit my Patreon page: The Exchange French is considered to be one of the dullest openings, but it could lead to very interesting attacking positions if you decide to deviate from the main lines. Watch this video for an introduction to the French Defense, basics, opening principles and main […]

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The QGD Ragozin Defence | Chess Openings Explained

National Master Julian Proleiko deeply explores the Ragozin variation of the Queen’s Gambit and Nimzo-Indian. See the old ways and modern styles of Black achieving equality with the Ragozin. 2017.09.25 Osvaldo Manuel Bazan vs Robert James Fischer, Mar del Plata (1960): D38 Queen’s Gambit Declined, Ragozin variation Fridrik Olafsson vs Robert James Fischer, Portoroz Interzonal […]

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STOMP WHITE! – The Stonewall Defense – GM Perelshteyn (EMPIRE CHESS)

♕ 10 GM SECRETS: ♕ DVD: ♕ MORE: | The Stonewall Defense is an exceptionally solid choice for black against 1. d4, based on strong positional ideas that are very tough to crack! The Stonewall Defense involves placing your pawns on the light squares (..d5, e6, and f5) – granting black an iron grip on […]

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Nimzowitsch Defense Chess Opening Trap: Break The Pin And Sac The Queen

The Nimzowitsch Defense is a rare visitor to top-flight chess, but when you get it, watch for this opening trap where you can sacrifice your queen and create some hilarious mates! #chess #chessopenings #chessopeningtraps 1. e4 Nc6 2. Nf3 d6 (2… e5!) 3. d4 Bg4?! (3… Nf6!?) 4. d5 Ne5 5. Nxe5!! Bxd1 6. Bb5+ […]

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Ranking The Best To The Worst Chess Opening Moves To Play Against d4

You asked for it and we are here at chess.com to deliver! Here’s WIM Fiona Steil-Antoni to break down all the possible ways you can open up against d4 with a clear winner coming above the rest! For more on our rankings check out this article: 0:00 – Intro 0:29 – g5 Borg 1:00 – […]

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Caro-Kann Defense – Exchange Variation (and how to punish it!) ⎸Chess Openings

Do you want daily training exercises? Visit my Patreon page: The Exchange Caro-Kann is a very passive way for white to fight for an advantage against 1…c6. With the exception of the Panov-Botvinnik Attack, which will be covered in a separate video, this variation lets black equalize straight out of the opening if he plays […]

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The Leningrad Dutch · Chess Openings

The Leningrad Dutch is a very complex, double edged, but fighting and aggressive opening black could employ to win games! You don’t play it for a draw! 😎 Become a Patron (extra daily content): 👕 New chess merch!: ♘ Follow me on lichess (write, ask, challenge): 💲 Support the channel: The Dutch Defense is a […]

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Opening Repertoire: French Defense 3.Bd3 | Surprise Weapon for White

📥 Download the PGN of this opening repertoire – The French Defense follows the opening moves 1.e4 e6 and it is mostly followed by 2.d4 d5, with Black intending …c5 at a later stage, attacking White’s center and gaining space on the queenside. It is a very solid opening for Black and so usually the […]

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Brilliant TRAPS Against the Scandinavian Defense [75% Success Rate]

💡 Register to GM Igor Smirnov’s FREE Masterclass “The Best Way to Improve at Chess INSTANTLY” – 📥 Download the PGN of these Scandinavian Defense traps from this blog-post – 🔹 7 Best Chess Opening Traps in the Scandinavian Defense – 🔹 Top 5 Chess Opening Traps in the Scandinavian Defense [White & Black] – […]

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