Let GM Marian Petrov guide you through this initial phase with his new course, "Chess Openings for Beginners,” and quickly gain confidence in every new game you play!
Ever felt lost when you first faced the board?
With so many pieces and so many move options, it can be intimidating!
But, like every great journey, the first step is crucial. The opening sets the tone for the entire game, and understanding them can be your key to gaining an early advantage.
Let GM Marian Petrov guide you through this initial phase with his new course, “Chess Openings for Beginners,” and quickly gain confidence in every new game you play!
When the game begins, every move lays the foundation for what’s to come. With GM Marian Petrov’s guidance, the opening will no longer be so difficult. This 3-part video course is tailored for those looking to seriously improve their game!
What you will learn:
- General Opening Tips and Gambits: Start strong with overarching strategies for the opening phase with a comprehensive introduction to many of them. Plus, get introduced to the dynamic world of gambits, where risks often reap rewarding results!
- Openings with 1. e4: Discover one of the most popular first moves in chess. From the Italian Game to the Scotch, master the intricacies of these critical systems with commentary for both sides of the board.
- Closed Openings: Strategy reigns supreme here. Get the master’s insight on openings like the Queen’s Gambit and the Stonewall: prioritize center control and learn the art of pawn structures that define these openings.
Whether you’re at the start of your chess journey or simply wish to fortify your opening repertoire, this course is going to be beyond helpful for you.
Take charge of your chess progress, and learn the opening like a grandmaster: who knows, maybe one day you’ll become one, too!
Chapter 1 General Opening Tips and Gambits
Chapter 2 Openings with 1.e4
Chapter 3 Closed Openings
About The Author:
GM Marian Petrov [FIDE 2537]
is an accomplished professional chess coach, theorist, and Bulgarian champion in 2002 and 2017, as well as the winner of many open tournaments around the world. Also, a FIDE trainer and coach of the team Wales at the last Olympiad in Baku in 2016. He graduated from the National Sports Academy in Sofia, Bulgaria with a Bachelor’s degree in Chess Pedagogy, a four-year undergraduate program designed to prepare top-level chess trainers.