The Sicilian Grand Prix is always good for some crazy pawn action, and GM Eugene Perelshteyn shows you the very best way to attack with one of the most powerful pawn chains in the game.
Learn the optimal plans for both sides in this exciting opening, which can often turn into a race on opposing flanks.
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Do you know one of the most flexible openings against 1. d4?
GM Eugene Perelshteyn continues his theme on powerful attacking pawn chains with a lesson on the King’s Indian Defense, which is often the preferred system for aggressive players against the queen’s pawn opening.
GM Perelshteyn shows you all the relevant lines in this opening to achieve an attack with its signature central pawn chain. | Watch video
When is a defense actually an attack?
When it’s an aggressive Stonewall Defense!
Beautiful attacking pawn chains are not just for White; Black can quickly setup a deadly chain in this opening.
GM Eugene Perelshteyn teaches you everything you need to know about getting your pawns rolling in the Stonewall Defense — which should be called the Stonewall Attack! | Watch video
One of the most exciting and dangerous formations in chess is an attacking pawn chain.
GM Eugene Perelshteyn demonstrates how to accomplish this menacing setup in a very common opening, the Torre Attack!
Even if you’re an e4 player, you can often achieve this exact pawn chain in your openings, as well. | Watch video
You know that Magnus Carlsen is a brilliant positional player, but do you know why?
GM Eugene Perelshteyn reviews an instructive Carlsen win against Vishy Anand from the 2013 Tal Memorial tournament.
Find out GM Perelshteyn’s advice on how to play against the “hanging pawns” that Anand took pains to avoid in the game. | Watch video
What happens when the world’s best player faces one of his training partners in a serious game?
GM Eugene Perelshteyn shows you a fascinating game Magnus Carlsen played against one of the players who knows him best, GM Jon Hammer — who also serves as one of Carlsen’s seconds.
Carlsen combines the ideas of two classical openings to form an innovative setup you don’t want to miss! | Watch video
Can you play brilliant positional chess in a blitz game?
Magnus Carlsen can, of course.
GM Eugene Perelshteyn shows you the positional genius of Carlsen, who successfully defended his world championship against Vishy Anand earlier this week.
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How does Magnus Carlsen plan against Hikaru Nakamura?
GM Eugene Perelshteyn gives you an in-depth look at Carlsen’s preparation for this world-class battle against America’s top player.
Watch how Carlsen develops a powerful center and a devastating attack in one of the most popular openings, the Italian Game. | Watch video
Who wants to slay the fianchetto? GM Perelshteyn does! He shows even more replies to his ...c6, ...Qa5 system. Nothing seems to work, as Black achieves equality or better in all the games showcased. The strength of ...b5 is surprising and White's pieces all run into each other. One master resigned after 17 moves, despite not being down any material. That's what we call domination! | Watch video
One and a half out of two as Black against two titled players, whilst keeping the initiative the whole time? Sign me up! GM Perelshteyn continues to open the keyhole to his secret preparation against the Fianchetto System - this time he explains a worthwhile exchange sacrifice. Black gets center control while weakening White's king. Even the endgame is no bargain for the first player. Watch the cluster of Black pawns overwhelm White! | Watch video