It is a flexible option for Black, that keeps White guessing and on their toes. And the best part… nearly no one is prepared for it. Spoiler alert: master this course, and you will end many of your games with a masterful attack leading to checkmate or a serious material gain.
Need an ‘off-the-radar’ opening for Black that can be played against many 1.d4 variations leading to a sharp attacking play, not boring positional maneuvering?
If you are looking for that ‘0-1’ win, GM Marian Petrov has prepared something very special for you.
He recommends playing Semi-Tarrasch Defense!
Warning: this isn’t an opening for those looking for a quick draw with Black pieces.
1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Nf3 c5!
It is a flexible option for Black, that keeps White guessing and on their toes. And the best part… nearly no one is prepared for it.
Spoiler alert: master this course, and you will end many of your games with a masterful attack leading to checkmate or a serious material gain.
If that’s what you are after, this course is for you.
What you will learn:
- Transpositions Secrets – GM Marian Petrov gives a masterclass on transposing straight into the winning lines and avoiding variations heavily favored by White.
- Pawn Structures Mindmaps – GM Petrov gives a crash course on the KEY pawn structures for a Semi-Tarrasch expert. You will learn all ‘ins’ and ‘outs’ of those structures, which will give you a decisive advantage on the board against any under 2300 player.
- Endgame Timing – transpose into the endgame at the right time and you will get a well-deserved win. Miss your chance and the game may be lost. GM Marian Petrov will make sure your timing is always right!
About The Author:
GM Marian Petrov [FIDE 2537]
is an accomplished professional chess coach, theorist, and Bulgarian champion for 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.