Insights into The French Defense
“Insights into The French Defense” is presented by Grandmaster Jesse Kraai.
Content: Over 1.45 hours of instruction and analysis in a series of 5 lectures and a Bonus Lecture.
Recommended for: Intermediate Players
Users rated this series: 4.48 out of 5
Chess Fans have said: Excellent! This wonderful video tells you a few very fundamental things about the French that the opening Books ignore. Very Good! I think this lesson alone is worth the monthly fee! I beat my club’s champion last week who tried Qg4 against me…thanks, Jesse!
GM Jesse Kraai currently resides in Richmond, California. His most notable chess achievements are winning the Denker Tournament of High School Champions in 1989 and 1990, and competing in the US championship from 2002-2006. Jesse received his final GM norm at the Foxwoods Open 2007 and has a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Heidelberg. Jesse is an active chess coach.
- The Philosophy of the French
Run Time: 00:20:55
- A System Against the French: Part III: The MacCutcheon Variation
Run Time: 00:15:24
- The Wing Gambit Against the French
Run Time: 00:20:04
- Heresy in the French!
Run Time: 00:15:55
- An Exemplary Game in the Winawer Poison Pawn
Run Time: 00:19:42