IM Daniel Rensch continues his adventure in the Mind Games tournament on Chess.com with a nice win as Black in the third round.
Watch how IM Rensch handles the English opening with a flexible response that yields an open position with many possibilities.
Learn how an international master approaches a game against a 1600-level player as IM Rensch explains every move he makes. | Watch video
GM Victor Mikhalevski shows you the third excellent game from this year’s Biel Chess Festival.
How often do you get to jump into the mind of a GM on the top of his game?
GM Mikhalevski goes over each move in this interesting game that helped him finish an outstanding second-place in the master tournament.
English Opening players are in for a real treat in this one. | Watch video
GM Dzindzichashvili continues his series on the English Opening, reviewing the popular transposition into the Maroczy Bind structure that commonly occurs in the Accelerated Dragon Sicilian. Take notes on black's best plans and Roman's "home cooked" analysis. He highlights black's modern idea with the a5-pawn advance approach, among many other things. Be careful not to fall for move order traps, and enjoy! | Watch video
Who knew the English Opening could be this sharp? As a brilliant follow up to FM Lilov's English Opening for Beginner's video yesterday, Roman takes it to a higher level! He reviews some of the trickiest, most instructive tactics that can occur in the early stages of the English, then GM Dzindzichashvili gives further recommendations for black in his analysis of the 3...c6 Variation. Enjoy! | Watch video
The English Opening has been considered one of white's most solid approaches to the first stage of a chess game for more than two centuries! As FM Valeri Lilov explains, if you want to improve your positional understanding, as well as your understanding of the coordination between your pieces and the pawn structure, learning the English Opening should be something you consider! | Watch video