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  • 3 months ago


          Awesome video! Thanks a million!

  • 6 months ago


    What if the beaop takes the horse?Foot in Mouth. Use left and right arrows to navigate.

  • 6 months ago


  • 10 months ago


    Is there a PGN file for this video

  • 11 months ago


    I have seen a few of your videos. You are really very good at explaining! Congratulations! :)

  • 17 months ago


    Well organized, rich analysis for beginners/intermediates.  I also enjoyed the varied analysis at different points in the presentation.  

    Well done.  Lots to chew on.  I'll be back for more, thank you.

  • 20 months ago


    at 8:03 why on earth not Nf3 first, instead of Bd3?!

    That way the white king will still be able to castle..

  • 21 months ago


    I'm planning to use the french defense and learn more about it. Thanks for the introduction to it. There is clearly a great deal to learn about it.

  • 22 months ago


    Nice video.  Thank you.  Helpful in understanding pawn structure and exchanges.

  • 23 months ago


    nice video but 6 min only !!!

  • 23 months ago


    brill video, like all lilov's style :)

  • 23 months ago


    nice video lesson I am hoping for more... 

  • 23 months ago


    Nice review of the French.  I play this sometimes and it was good to see the main ideas again!

  • 24 months ago


    lame video mushmouth

  • 24 months ago


    I'm not a beginner or a big fan of the French defence, but I like to pick up tips on how play against it anyway... so I decided to watch it and I think anyone who's rated under 1400 and likes the French defence will get a lot out of this video. Smile

  • 24 months ago


    Very good overview of this opening!  Well presented and easy to understand.

  • 24 months ago




    This video inspired me to create a tournament with the starting position 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 allowing black to go into the Winawer, MacCutcheon, or Classical Systems. (The Tarrasch will be for another tournament)

    Time control is 24 hrs per move. Vacation allowed.

    Ok everyone there's 50 places in each tournament so don't be shy jump on in.  Laughing

  • 24 months ago


    I like your videos because they explain what each side is suppose to be playing for. At the beginner level this is esential. I can't remember all the lines of all variations, so when I understand the theme, its easier. Thanks. I have noticed that people who criticise usually do it on a level they feel they are qualified to do so, the way it was said, presented, bla bla, but not on the chess level because they aren't qualified. Otherwise they wouldn't be watching a beginner video. Anlamk, post a video and let me criticise it. Get real!

  • 24 months ago


    if you ask me, white shouuld resign aginst this defense, it's so "defensive"

  • 24 months ago


    french defense was my favorite opening before. thanks for good lecture. it's keep me back to play again french.

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