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The English Opening Revolution – Deep Dive & VECO Bundle
When Google’s AI AlphaZero stunned the world by crushing Stockfish, every chess fan wanted to know how it played… and what it played.
And there was a clear evolution in its opening preference, dropping 1.e4 and quickly gravitating towards 1.c4 – finding it gives White the best chance of a win.
And still, most players haven’t done anything with this game-changing info… which gives YOU a golden opportunity.
Want to master an opening that your opponents aren’t prepared for, one that gives you a better chance of winning?
We’ve combined Mihail Marin’s VECO: English with my Deep Dive: English to create the ultimate training on this untapped gold mine.
Video Encyclopedia of Chess Openings Vol #1: The English Opening – GMs Mihail Marin & Damian Lemos
GMs Mihail Marin and Damian Lemos are here to help you out.
We’ve taken 3.5 hours of premium coaching from our iChess Club exclusive Video Encyclopedia of Chess Openings vault and put them together in this cutting-edge course…
You’re getting 7 lessons.
In the first, GM Damian Lemos shows you the ideas behind the opening and teaches you how to treat the English Opening as a Reversed Sicilian (with an extra tempo!)
Then Mihail Marin (family friend of the Polgars and the guy Jeremy Silman described as “one of the world’s finest chess writers”) takes over, giving you the in-depth theory that is going to help you dominate your rivals this year.
Black can go for very different structures, depending on their 5th move choice. You need to know how to meet 5…Nf6, 5…e6, 5…d6 and 5…e5.
GM Marin identifies the weak points in each of these setups, pinpointing the move-orders that give Black the biggest problems.
Deep Dive The English Opening – GM Damian Lemos
With the world’s best players such as Aronian, Kramnik, and Karpov adopting this opening, you’re in an excellent company and can enjoy being a master of one of the most exciting options available to White.
In this comprehensive 8-hour Deep Dive course, GM Damian Lemos builds up your knowledge of this powerful opening weapon, demonstrating how to combat each of Black’s main variations in turn.
After covering all reasonable setups for Black, GM Lemos shows you how these ideas play out in practice through the analysis of instructive games, making sure you’re always ready with the strongest reply!
This is an excellent way to frustrate your rivals who have trusted responses to 1.d4 and 1.e4 but will find themselves clueless in the positions you will have mastered.
GM Lemos shows how the English Opening gives you excellent winning chances due to its complexities. It is a highly flexible, tricky, and strategic opening with which White can outplay opponents before they even realize what’s happening, confidently going on to win the full point.