Steinitzian School of Defense
Wilhelm Steinitz was an Austrian and then American chess player and the first undisputed world chess champion from 1886 to 1894. One of the most dominant players in the history of the game, Steinitz was unbeaten in over 25 years of match play.
Content: 125 minutes of chess theory and discussion, with example games, over a series of 4 lectures.
Recommended for: Intermediate to Advanced Players.
Users rated this series: 4.1 out of 5
Chess Fans have said: Awesome game. Solid and beautiful to watch Lasker’s position emerge in the center. It’s so easy to poopoo these old masters, and I am glad that IM Paschall is giving them the respect that they deserve.
IM Bill Paschall currently resides in Budapest, Hungary. Bill was the Boylston Chess Club Champion 2002, finished 1st at the Foxwoods Open 2002, Two-Time New England Open Champion, and has defeated more than 20 IGM’s in tournament play. Bill has extensive experience training both adults and children privately and in the schools.
- Steinitzian School of Defense: Part I
French Defense: Rubinstein Variation, Blackburne Defense
Geza Maroczy vs. Akiba Rubinstein
Run Time: 00:33:40
- Steinitzian School of Defense: Part II
Queen’s Gambit Declined: Vienna, Quiet Variation
Johannes Zukertort vs. Wilhelm Steinitz
Run Time 00:30:32
- Steinitzian School of Defense: Part III
Ruy Lopez: Berlin Defense, Hedgehog Variation
Siegbert Tarrasch vs. Emanuel Lasker
Run Time: 00:34:47
- Steinitzian School of Defense: Part IV
Queen’s Gambit Declined: Modern Variation
Wilhelm Steinitz vs. Emanuel Lasker
Run Time: 00:27:57