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Very good overview!
Excellent series- great pacing in bite-size pieces for beginners. Clear analysis.
you're welcome :)
Great video. Thanks Mr. Pruess!
hey everyone, i'm not planning to do one on responses to c4. with three of these videos down, i hope you can apply the way i think about the moves to responses to c4, as well as to your decisions on moves 2, 3, 4, 5. good luck :-)
Thanks for the video! I'll be waiting for responses to d4 as well, since that's my weakness at the moment.
Although this was designed for beginner level players I thought it was a really good recap of my opening knowledge. A very good lecture
Any plans to look at Black's response to 1 c4?
Very good video.....Thank you Mr. Pruess
thanks for the vid. Helpful. :)
good ,solid advice
Your videos are always top-notch and perfectly presented !!
Please make a video on the scotch offense!
Great video. thanks.
its interesting to note that bobby fischer almost always played c5 against e4 even thought its very sharp so that would tell me that the more aggressive players like fischer want an open game where the tactics and strategy can play out farther to the end game.
by IM David Pruess
If it's good enough for Bobby, it's good enough for me! Let's focus on black's responses for now though! IM David Pruess delivers his long awaited sequel to the "Ever Chess Opening Move" for white, with a deep look at all the "reasonable responses" against the most popular first move in the history of chess: 1.e4! Beginners, enjoy this kick start for understanding you openings as black.
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IM David Pruess
At the age of twelve, David was lucky to be brought by his mother to a session of the Berkeley Chess School's Friday night kid's chess club, where he met NM Robert Haines, who showed him what chess was. Eighteen years later, he is still in love with the game. He has shared first in a few major tournaments, eg: American Open, North American Open, and Open Rohde (France), and played in several US Championships.
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