How To Beat A Grandmaster

How To Beat A Grandmaster

How do you beat a Grandmaster? GM Romain Edouard shows you how he's done it with many techniques.

  • Prepare openings to gain an early advantage.
  • Learn how to attack the opponent's kingside.
  • See how to convert a small edge in the endgame.
  • Learn what to do when you must win with the black pieces.
Beating GMs with Preparation

Beating GMs with Preparation

GM Romain Edouard begins his series on how to beat a Grandmaster by showing one of his best games, won by deep opening preparation against 2700-rated, Alexander Riazantsev.
15 min
5 Challenges
Beating GMs With Attacking Play

Beating GMs With Attacking Play

One of the most satisfying ways to defeat a Grandmaster is by attacking his or her king. GM Romain Edouard shows you an attacking masterclass, where he converted a space advantage into a direct attack.
20 min
5 Challenges
Beating GMs In The Endgame

Beating GMs In The Endgame

An important skill for beating strong players is to be able to convert one type of advantage into another. GM Romain Edouard demonstrates how to turn a small opening advantage into a winning endgame.
12 min
5 Challenges
Beating GMs When You Need To

Beating GMs When You Need To

What do you do when you absolutely must win with the black pieces? GM Romain Edouard demonstrates how he took a calculated risk to defeat a strong opponent.
16 min
5 Challenges

How To Beat A Grandmaster

Master Games
4 Lessons
63 Minutes
20 Challenges
Released September 28, 2021
1,558 Students