Black’s Blasting Bishops in the Symmetrical Tarrasch – FM Dennis Monokroussos

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                    [description] => In this line of the <a href="https://www.ichess.net/blog/queens-gambit-declined/">Queen's Gambit Declined</a> Tarrasch variation, White forgoes the fianchetto, with its direct play against d5, opting to keep central tension for the moment by playing 4. e3, after which 4... Nf6 5. Nf3 Nc6 is the normal continuation. Dennis shows us how Black blasts through this and wins the day.

<strong>Content:</strong> 41 minutes of instruction and analysis in a series of 2 lectures. PGN Included.

<strong>Recommended for:</strong> Beginning-Intermediate Players.

<strong>Users rated this series:</strong> 5.00 out of 5

<b>FM Dennis Monokroussos</b> is a 3-time Nevada State champion and won the Indiana State Championship in 2009. He taught philosophy at several universities, including the University of Notre Dame, and currently works as a chess coach for kids and adults, both in person and over the internet. He was coach of a team that won the 1997/8 National K-8 Championship and came within half a point of repeating the next year as well. His individual students have been successful too, and include scholastic state champions and a participant in the World Youth Games.

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Part I
Queen's Gambit Declined: Semi- Tarrasch Defense
Georg A Rotlewi vs. Akiba Rubinstein
Run Time: 00:17:41

Part II
Queen's Gambit Declined: Semi- Tarrasch Defense
Viswanathan Anand vs. Vladimir Kramnik
Run Time: 00:24:08

<strong>Originally Produced by ChessLecture.com LLC | © 2015 All Rights Reserved</strong>
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Overview

In this line of the Queen’s Gambit Declined Tarrasch variation, White forgoes the fianchetto, with its direct play against d5, opting to keep central tension for the moment by playing 4. e3, after which 4… Nf6 5. Nf3 Nc6 is the normal continuation. Dennis shows us how Black blasts through this and wins the day.

Content: 41 minutes of instruction and analysis in a series of 2 lectures. PGN Included.

Recommended for: Beginning-Intermediate Players.

Users rated this series: 5.00 out of 5

FM Dennis Monokroussos is a 3-time Nevada State champion and won the Indiana State Championship in 2009. He taught philosophy at several universities, including the University of Notre Dame, and currently works as a chess coach for kids and adults, both in person and over the internet. He was coach of a team that won the 1997/8 National K-8 Championship and came within half a point of repeating the next year as well. His individual students have been successful too, and include scholastic state champions and a participant in the World Youth Games.

OUTLINE

Part I
Queen’s Gambit Declined: Semi- Tarrasch Defense
Georg A Rotlewi vs. Akiba Rubinstein
Run Time: 00:17:41

Part II
Queen’s Gambit Declined: Semi- Tarrasch Defense
Viswanathan Anand vs. Vladimir Kramnik
Run Time: 00:24:08

Originally Produced by ChessLecture.com LLC | © 2015 All Rights Reserved


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