max lange attack for white with fm viktor neustroev tcw academy

Max Lange Attack for White with FM Viktor Neustroev [TCW Academy]

Looking for a very sharp opening with White pieces? FM Viktor Neustroev recommends… Max Lange Attack. This is a perfect choice for attacking players that will always keep your opponent…

scandinavian defense with fm viktor neustroev tcw academy

Scandinavian Defense with FM Viktor Neustroev [TCW Academy]

Scandinavian Defense: Need a low-theory, and a simple-to-play response to 1.e4? FM Viktor Neustroev recommends one of the oldest and most well-tested openings… the Scandinavian Defense. Why? First, White has…

win with evans gambit with fm viktor neustroev tcw academy

Win with Evans Gambit with FM Viktor Neustroev [TCW Academy]

Here’s a fun fact. Fischer beat Reuben Fine in a friendly game in just 17 moves. Opening used? Evans Gambit. Fine later said Black’s job gets more difficult in this…

queens gambit declined with h6 with fm zaur tekeyev tcw academy

Queen’s Gambit Declined with …h6 with FM Zaur Tekeyev [TCW Academy]

Are you looking for a serious upgrade to your anti-1.d4 repertoire? If you play Queen’s Gambit Declined (QGD) with black pieces I have great news for you. FM Zaur Tekeyev…

trompowsky attack with gm marian petrov tcw academy

Trompowsky Attack with GM Marian Petrov [TCW Academy]

Trompowsky Attack: Are you a 1.d4 player? Tired of Black knowing all the White’s plans and shifting gears into Slav, Nimzo, King’s Indian… resulting in slow, impossible-to-win positions? GM Marian…

sicilian defense sveshnikov variation with gm marian petrov tcw academy

Sicilian Defense: Sveshnikov Variation with GM Marian Petrov [TCW Academy]

Sveshnikov Sicilian: It is no secret that Sicilian Defense is the single strongest response against 1.e4. In fact, Sicilian is so strong, that many players switched to 1.d4 altogether. If…

czech pirc with gm misa pap tcw academy

Czech Pirc with GM Misa Pap [TCW Academy]

1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 c6… The moment you play the 3…c6 move – you enter the realm of Czech Defense. The c6/d6 setup gives unmatchable solidarity…

blumenfeld gambit with gm misa pap tcw academy

Blumenfeld Gambit with GM Misa Pap [TCW Academy]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 c5 4. d5 b5… That’s one of around 30 ways to reach the Blumenfeld Gambit – a peculiar position where Black is…

play fantasy variation vs caro kann with gm misa pap tcw academy

Play Fantasy Variation vs. Caro-Kann with GM Misa Pap [TCW Academy]

Fantasy Variation vs. Caro-Kann? Caro-Kann is easily one of the most solid defenses Black can come up with. Almost ZERO holes in the position. But great chess players say, when…

play g4 gambit vs philidor with gm misa pap tcw academy

Play g4 Gambit vs. Philidor with GM Misa Pap [TCW Academy]

g4 Gambit vs. Philidor? This is the position. Just where the Pirc Defense morphs into the Philidor Defense… *** White expects the exchange on e4 but Black says he will…