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Learn The Petroff Defense

Learn The Petroff Defense

Why is the Petroff Defense popular in world championship matches?

The Petroff is one of the most solid defenses against 1.e4, but still leads to sharp positions where both sides can strive for victory.

  • Learn the key ideas for both sides in the Petroff Defense.
  • Practice thematic tactics that occur in the Petroff.
  • Find the moves in a model Petroff game between GMs Hikaru Nakamura and Jan-Krzysztof Duda.
Learn The Petroff Defense

Learn The Petroff Defense

The Petroff Defense is one of the most solid defenses against 1.e4. Learn the key ideas for both sides.
34 min
10 Challenges
Learn The Petroff Defense: Thematic Tactics

Learn The Petroff Defense: Thematic Tactics

Practice essential tactics in the Petroff Defense.
10 Challenges
Learn The Petroff Defense: Model Game

Learn The Petroff Defense: Model Game

Find the moves from a brilliant attacking game by GM Leinier Dominguez against GM Wesley So.
1 Challenge

Learn The Petroff Defense

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3 Lessons
34 Minutes
21 Challenges
Released August 24, 2022
1,160 Students