The Réti Opening is a hypermodern chess opening whose traditional or classic method begins with the moves: 1. Nf3 d5, 2. c4 Named after Richard Réti (1889–1929), an untitled Grandmaster from Czechoslovakia, this opening is in the spirit of the hypermodernism movement that Réti championed, with the center being dominated by counter attacks from the flanks.
In this DVD Eugene demonstrates two interesting lines for white in the Reti and then gives us an example of the Reti in action with his best game in the 2008 Spice cup.
Content: 87 minutes of instruction and analysis in a series of 3 lectures. PGN Included.
Recommended for: Intermediate-Advanced Players.
Users rated this series: 4.58 out of 5
Chess Fans have said: An excellent, insightful lecture. Thanks, pure sweetness. I like these flexible openings, as I am a beginner player. This is great! Thanks and well done.
GM Eugene Perelshteyn was born in Ukraine and learned chess from his father, a FIDE Master. He moved to the United States at the age of fourteen and won the U.S. U18 Championship in 2000. Eugene earned a chess scholarship from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, where he graduated in computer science. In 2002 he was awarded the Samford Chess Fellowship – given to the top American Player under 25 years old – which helped him earn the GM title in 2006.
Eugene currently lives in Massachusetts, and competes mainly in New England. He is a regular contributor to ChessLecture.com, and is co-author of two books: Chess Openings for White, Explained and Chess Openings for Black, Explained, both in their second editions.
An Easy System for White in the Reti
Run Time: 00:24:25
A New Plan in the Reti Setup for White
Run Time: 00:26:05
My Best Game from Spice 2008
Run Time: 00:36:40
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