Introducing Attacking with Black for Club Players. It is a power-packed 3-hour course from TCW Academy, meticulously crafted by the chess virtuoso himself, GM Marian Petrov.
The Scandinavian Defense is a highly popular choice for club players and for a good reason. In this article, we are going to take a quick look at some of the advantages of playing this opening.
We will also take a quick look at some of the ideas you need to be aware of.
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These games feature the fastest and easiest checkmates.
Alexander Alexandrovich Alekhine (31 October 1892 – 24 March 1946) was the 4th World Champion and the first master of the universal style of play. A legend of chess, he contributed immensely to the development of the game. From a young age, he developed a knack for chess.
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In a previous post, I outlined the three major challenges that typically hinder average chess players from excelling in opening play.
Quick recap, those are:
- Clarity: Which opening should you choose?
- Time: How can you learn them quickly?
- Memory: How can you recall the various lines effectively?
Do you know that over 70% of club players consider studying openings as ‘very important‘?
They spend on average 3-5 hours per week learning openings… And yet they improve by only 50-100 points per year (in a good case scenario).
How do I know all that?