Mastery: Openings

How to Play the Trompowsky Attack

How to Play the Trompowsky Attack

Join IM Keaton Kiewra as he demonstrates one of his favorite openings, the Trompowsky Attack! Get the game onto your territory as early as move two and learn how to fight against every option that Black can throw at you in this thorough course.

  • How To Play The Trompowsky Attack

    Do you play the Tromp? IM Keaton Kiewra introduces you to one of his favorite openings, the flexible and powerful Trompowsky Attack. Learn how to play this creative and bold opening without getting bogged down in too much theory.

    • 10 min
    • 5 challenges
  • Learn The Trompowsky With 3...d5

    It's time for your next lesson on the Trompowsky, a creative and flexible opening that is easy to learn. IM Keaton Kiewra shows you the main ideas behind a popular line of the opening, with 3...d5.

    • 11 min
    • 5 challenges
  • How To Play The Trompowsky Attack: 2...c5

    Dive into IM Keaton Kiewra's deep lesson on the Trompowsky Attack in this next lesson, as he discusses a tricky line he's had trouble with in his own games. This is an opening that rewards flexible play and learning this line will make you happy to see 2...c5 in your games.

    • 9 min
    • 5 challenges
  • How To Play The Trompowsky Attack: 2...e6

    If you like a flexible opening without too much theory, the Trompowsky Attack is for you. In this lesson, learn from IM Keaton Kiewra how to deal with one of Black's most solid replies, 2...e6.

    • 11 min
    • 5 challenges
  • How To Play The Trompowsky Attack: Battle For The Center

    What happens when your opponent immediately fights for the center, as early as move two? IM Keaton Kiewra shows you how to play the Trompowsky Attack when Black puts the question to you early in the game.

    • 11 min
    • 5 challenges
  • How To Play The Trompowsky Attack With 2...g6

    Continue the world's most comprehensive lesson on the Trompowsky Attack with IM Keaton Kiewra. Learn how to handle the opening when Black plays its pawn to g6, trying to turn your Tromp into an King's Indian game.

    • 10 min
    • 5 challenges
  • The Trompowsky Attack: How To Handle 'New' Moves

    You've learned the main lines of the Trompowsky Attack by now, but what should you do if your opponent plays a new move? IM Keaton Kiewra explains that you shouldn't fear these miscellaneous lines, since they're not the best ways to handle the opening.

    • 10 min
    • 5 challenges
  • How To Play The Trompowsky Attack: Amazing Wins

    IM Keaton Kiewra concludes his comprehensive series on the Trompowsky Attack with two of the most amazing wins ever played with the opening. Learn from the best as you watch a victory by the chess player who actually wrote the book on the Trompowsky.

    • 11 min
    • 5 challenges
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