Semi-Tarrasch Defense: 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 can prepare 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.
We also recommend reviewing Tactics and Strategy with GM Marian Petrov [TCW Academy], Petrov’s Defense, and Sicilian Defense Dragon Variation with GM Marian Petrov [TCW Academy].
Semi-Tarrasch Defense – See the video preview:
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