IM Marcin Sieciechowicz will take you to an expert level Tarrasch Defense player in 22 easy-to-digest lessons! Even if you never played this opening, after 10-hours of training with Marcin you'll be better prepared than 98% of your competition. Whether you'll be playing against 1500 or 2300 Elo opponents this opening preparation is sufficient to hold your ground and deliver MANY unexpected wins.
Let me ask you a question… how much time does it take to master an opening?
The answer depends on the level you’re at.
It could be 30-40 hours if you are a beginner OR 300-400 hours if you’re an advanced player.
In any case, I have great news for you.
IM Marcin Sieciechowicz is here to slash your workload by 20 (yes you read that right!)
You can get the Master’s level preparation against 1.d4 based on Tarrasch Defence in just 10 hours, rather than 200!
Tarrasch is an under-the-radar opening, which works great against U2400 opponents whether you are an attacking or positional player.
Here is what you’ll learn:
- Tactical Blueprint – If you are an attacking player and prefer sharp and aggressive ideas… this is for you! IM Sieciechowicz provides all the tools to turn the tables on your opponent with tactical Tarrasch. Simply pick one (or more) of the provided plans and push until your opponent resigns!
- Positional Blueprint – Prefer to stay away from the sharp play and resort to positional maneuvering? You are in luck. Marcin also teaches how to exploit imbalances in the pawn structures securing an edge. Hint: if you’re playing against U2200 opponents, it may very well be 0-1!
- Isolated Queen’s Pawn – IM Sieciechowicz will teach you how to transform IQP into the most powerful attacking weapon on the board. You will learn two simple setups that will allow you to control the game.
- Opening Accelerator – Marcin designed this training with a practical player in mind. He kept memorization to a bare minimum, focusing on ‘core’ plans & strategies making sure your new opening is ready to go in 2-3 days, not weeks!
- Tarrasch Endgame – If you don’t know the endgames, your opening preparation isn’t complete. IM Sieciechowicz deep dives into the most common endings after Tarrasch Defense. He gives you step-by-step mind-maps for converting each position into a full point and also keeping you out of trouble.
IM Marcin Sieciechowicz will take you to an expert level Tarrasch Defense player in 22 easy-to-digest lessons! Even if you never played this opening, after 10-hours of training with Marcin you’ll be better prepared than 98% of your competition.
Whether you’ll be playing against 1500 or 2300 Elo opponents this opening preparation is sufficient to hold your ground and deliver MANY unexpected wins.
Chapter 1. Illustrative Games
Chapter 2. Early Alternatives
Chapter 3. Early Alternatives Game Examples
Chapter 4. 6.dxc5 Lines
Chapter 5. 6.dxc5 Game Examples
Chapter 6. Alternatives on Move 9 for White
Chapter 7. Alternatives on Move 9 for White Game Examples
Chapter 8. 9.dxc5 Minor Options
Chapter 9. 9.dxc5 Minor Options Game Examples
Chapter 10. 10.Na4 Lines
Chapter 11. 10.Na4 Game Examples
Chapter 12. 10.Bg5 Lines (part I)
Chapter 13. 10.Bg5 Lines (part I) Game Examples
Chapter 14. 10.Bg5 Lines (part II)
Chapter 15. 10.Bg5 Lines (part III)
Chapter 16. 10.Bg5 (part II & III) Game Examples
Chapter 17. 9.Bg5 Minor Options for White
Chapter 18. 9.Bg5 Minor Options for White Game Examples
Chapter 19. 9.Bg5 Alternatives on Move 11 for White
Chapter 20. 9.Bg5 Alternatives on Move 11 for White Game Examples
Chapter 21. 9.Bg5 & 11.Nc6 Lines
Chapter 22. 9.Bg5 & 11.Nc6 Game Examples
About the Author:
IM Marcin Sieciechowicz [FIDE 2462]
Marcin won many medals in the Polish junior chess championship, from which the most important is the gold medal in the Polish junior chess championship in classical chess won in 2010 (under 18). He made two of his IM norms before reaching 18, and the last in 2010, and became International Master just after his 18th birthday. He has been competing three times in the Junior European chess championship (2004, 2007, 2008) and once in World junior chess championship (2010). He has two GM norms, made in 2010 and 2013, his highest rating was 2462. He is playing French Defense for 20 years and has a couple of wins in this opening with the players rated 2600+.