Chess DVD: King’s Pawn Openings for White – GM Gregory Kaidanov
Empire Chess Volume 7
In this chess DVD, Grandmaster Gregory Kaidanov covers the most popular King’s pawn opening positions in the history of chess that occur after 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 – exactly the type of position that appears very frequently in the games of beginners and intermediate players.
GM Kaidanov covers all of White’s options on move 3 so that viewers will gain a complete understanding of this type of opening system.
After watching this chess DVD, not only will you learn how to play such exciting and hyper-aggressive openings such as the Evans Gambit and Fried Liver attack, but you will also learn many important middlegame concepts and become a better and more complete player.
This is Grandmaster Kaidanov’s first chess DVD and is intended for players of beginner and intermediate level.
About the Author:
Grandmaster Gregory Kaidanov’s engaging and entertaining style has made him one of the world’s most sought-after chess trainers in the 21st century.
GM Kaidanov achieved the IM title in 1987 and the GM title in 1988, catapulting him at an incredibly fast rate into the world’s elite.
GM Kaidanov’s resume as a chess player is outstanding, featuring victories at the World Open (1992), the US Open (1992), World Team Chess Championship (1993), North American Open (2001), the Aeroflot Open (2002), and the Gausdal Classic (2008).
In 2009 GM Kaidanov was awarded the esteemed title of FIDE Senior Trainer – further cementing his standing as one of the most effective and renown chess teachers in the world today.
Is this course for me?
If you’re a beginner-intermediate chess player who is just getting started with tournaments and chess events, you must be prepared to play many king’s pawn openings since these are the most common opening system at this level.
The most popular King’s pawn opening positions in the history of chess that occur after 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6, this is exactly the type of position that appears very frequently in the games of beginners and intermediate players, and this is also the type of positions that GM Kaidanov is going to cover with you in this instructive chess DVD course.
GM Gregory Kaidanov is one of the most experienced and highly regarded chess trainers on the planet today, having earned the IM title in 1987 and the GM title in 1988.
In this Empire Chess DVD, GM Kaidanov breaks down a very interesting sideline for black against the Evans Gambit where black refuses to accept the gambit and prefers a more solid set-up with 4. …Bb6!?
Although this variation does not seem very dangerous, it is an excellent sideline in that black retains strong chances taking white out of preparation and achieving a promising position early in the opening.
GM Kaidanov’s style of presentation is impeccable for beginner and intermediate players as he not only demonstrates the correct move orders, he is exceptionally clear when explaining the subtle positional plans behind the moves!
This course is guaranteed to help you improve your understanding of the most common positions that arise after the most popular king’s pawn openings.
3 hours 43 minutes
Standard H.264, .mp4, compatible with all Apple and PC devices.
- Chapter 1 – Evans Gambit – Detailed Introduction
- Chapter 2 – Evans Gambit – Main Lines
- Chapter 3 – Evans Gambit – Declined
- Chapter 4 – Fried Liver Attack – Detailed Introduction
- Chapter 5 – Fried Liver Attack – Sharper Variations
- Chapter 6 – King Pawn Sidelines