Secrets of the Janisch Gambit – GM Leonid Kritz

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<img class="alignright size-medium wp-image-9905" src="https://cdn1.ichess.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/Janisch-Gambit1-300x297.png" alt="Janisch Gambit" width="300" height="297" /><span class="dropcap">T</span>he Janisch Gambit is an exceptionally effective surprise weapon for black against the Ruy Lopez. Also known as the Schliemann Defense, black kicks off the game by immediately offering a pawn sacrifice on move 3 with 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 f5!? - resembling a reversed Vienna Gambit or King's Gambit in that black is rapidly introducing extra firepower with the f-pawn to attack white's center. The Janisch Gambit may appear completely insane and unsound, however this is certainly not the case! This chess opening has been employed at the highest levels by various Grandmasters including Judit Polgar, David Bronstein, Alexander Shabalov, Arthur Bisguier, and most recently Super-GM Teimour Radjabov.

One of the main advantages of the Janisch Gambit is the element of surprise. By immediately sidestepping the main lines of the Ruy Lopez, you are going to take your opponent out of his preparation and directly into yours - guaranteeing you a psychological advantage in the first stage of the game. It is also very uncomfortable for most Ruy Lopez players to face such a dynamic response from black, as many ¨Spanish Game¨ players are more inclined to a quieter game full of positional maneuvering - NOT the crazy tactical complications that commonly arise in the Janisch Gambit. If you are looking for a dynamic defense with the black pieces against the Ruy Lopez, the Janisch Gambit is the solution you have been looking for!

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-9906" src="https://cdn1.ichess.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/GM-Leonid-Kritz.png" alt="GM Leonid Kritz" width="146" height="223" />This chess DVD is presented by GM Leonid Kritz, an experienced chess trainer who has frequently employed the Janisch Gambit with success at the grandmaster level. GM Kritz's chess career features countless impressive victories and his FIDE rating is established at well over 2600 - however what makes this chess DVD stand out from others is the clarity of presentation. Grandmaster Kritz has over a decade of chess training experience for players of all levels, and his skill as a teacher really shines through in this 2 hours and 45 minute comprehensive chess training DVD. In the chess DVD ¨Secrets of the Janisch Gambit¨ GM Kritz will teach you basic positional concepts, advanced strategic maneuvers, and common tactical themes in the Janisch Gambit, guaranteeing his viewers a strong level of success against the Ruy Lopez!
<h2>CHAPTER OUTLINE</h2>
<strong>1.) Introduction
2.) 4. Bxc6
3.) 4. d4 and 4. exf5
4.) 4. Nc3 fxe4 5. Nxe4 d5 6. Ng3
5.) 4. Nc3 fxe4 5. Nxe4 d5 6. Nxe5 dxe4 7. Nxc6 Qg5 8. Qe2 Nf6 9. f4 Qxf4 10. Ne5
6.) 4. Nc3 fxe4 5. Nxe4 d5 6. Nxe5 dxe4 7. Nxc6 Qg5 8. Qe2 Nf6 9. f4 Qxf4 10. d4
7.) 4. Nc3 fxe4 5. Nxe4 Nf6
8.) 4. d3 Sidelines
9.) 4. d3 Main Line</strong>
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01/05/2019
Sean G.

I think that this video series

I think that this video series is for intermediate to expert players. Warning, if you are not comfortable sacrificing pawns or grabbing pawns without development it is probably not a good idea to play this opening. In this video series, you learn to play the Jaenisch Gambit. You will learn to play with an amazing queen move 5...Qd4 against any **** grabbers in the 4.Bxc6 variation. Later in the center **** thrust variation 4.d4, I like how black gets a safe(ish) position with a **** up with a king on d8 or c7. In the 4. Nc3 6. Nxe5 I like how Grandmaster Leonid explains why the queen moves beside 7.Qg5 fail.

JI
09/01/2014
Johnnas I.

Very useful. Excellent analysi

Very useful. Excellent analysis about the Janisch Gambit by the GM Leonid Kritz. Teaches me a lot in the 9 chapters of the DVD.

FD
09/01/2014
Flavio D.

I am so grateful with this DVD

I am so grateful with this DVD. Thank you to the GM Leonid I've always admired his tactics and now with the revelations about Janish Gambit in this DVD I feel that I can win any game.

JI
09/01/2014
Johnnas I.

Very useful. Excellent analysi

Very useful. Excellent analysis about the Janisch Gambit by the GM Leonid Kritz. Teaches me a lot in the 9 chapters of the DVD.

FD
09/01/2014
Flavio D.

I am so grateful with this DVD

I am so grateful with this DVD. Thank you to the GM Leonid I've always admired his tactics and now with the revelations about Janish Gambit in this DVD I feel that I can win any game.


Overview

Empire Chess – Vol 15

Janisch GambitThe Janisch Gambit is an exceptionally effective surprise weapon for black against the Ruy Lopez. Also known as the Schliemann Defense, black kicks off the game by immediately offering a pawn sacrifice on move 3 with 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 f5!? – resembling a reversed Vienna Gambit or King’s Gambit in that black is rapidly introducing extra firepower with the f-pawn to attack white’s center. The Janisch Gambit may appear completely insane and unsound, however this is certainly not the case! This chess opening has been employed at the highest levels by various Grandmasters including Judit Polgar, David Bronstein, Alexander Shabalov, Arthur Bisguier, and most recently Super-GM Teimour Radjabov.

One of the main advantages of the Janisch Gambit is the element of surprise. By immediately sidestepping the main lines of the Ruy Lopez, you are going to take your opponent out of his preparation and directly into yours – guaranteeing you a psychological advantage in the first stage of the game. It is also very uncomfortable for most Ruy Lopez players to face such a dynamic response from black, as many ¨Spanish Game¨ players are more inclined to a quieter game full of positional maneuvering – NOT the crazy tactical complications that commonly arise in the Janisch Gambit. If you are looking for a dynamic defense with the black pieces against the Ruy Lopez, the Janisch Gambit is the solution you have been looking for!

GM Leonid KritzThis chess DVD is presented by GM Leonid Kritz, an experienced chess trainer who has frequently employed the Janisch Gambit with success at the grandmaster level. GM Kritz’s chess career features countless impressive victories and his FIDE rating is established at well over 2600 – however what makes this chess DVD stand out from others is the clarity of presentation. Grandmaster Kritz has over a decade of chess training experience for players of all levels, and his skill as a teacher really shines through in this 2 hours and 45 minute comprehensive chess training DVD. In the chess DVD ¨Secrets of the Janisch Gambit¨ GM Kritz will teach you basic positional concepts, advanced strategic maneuvers, and common tactical themes in the Janisch Gambit, guaranteeing his viewers a strong level of success against the Ruy Lopez!

CHAPTER OUTLINE

1.) Introduction
2.) 4. Bxc6
3.) 4. d4 and 4. exf5
4.) 4. Nc3 fxe4 5. Nxe4 d5 6. Ng3
5.) 4. Nc3 fxe4 5. Nxe4 d5 6. Nxe5 dxe4 7. Nxc6 Qg5 8. Qe2 Nf6 9. f4 Qxf4 10. Ne5
6.) 4. Nc3 fxe4 5. Nxe4 d5 6. Nxe5 dxe4 7. Nxc6 Qg5 8. Qe2 Nf6 9. f4 Qxf4 10. d4
7.) 4. Nc3 fxe4 5. Nxe4 Nf6
8.) 4. d3 Sidelines
9.) 4. d3 Main Line


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