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Learn The Philidor Defense

Learn The Philidor Defense

Are you looking for a solid, yet rare opening against 1.e4?

The Philidor Defense is a safe and difficult to break down defense against 1.e4. Learn the key ideas and plans for both sides.

  • Practice thematic tactics for White and Black.
  • Learn from a sharp attacking game in the Philidor Defense, played by NM Konstantin Kodinets.
Learn The Philidor Defense

Learn The Philidor Defense

Learn the key ideas and move orders in the Philidor Defense for both White and Black.
19 min
10 Challenges
Learn The Philidor Defense: Thematic Tactics

Learn The Philidor Defense: Thematic Tactics

Practice key tactics in the Philidor Defense.
10 Challenges
Learn The Philidor Defense: Model Game

Learn The Philidor Defense: Model Game

Find the moves to a brilliant attacking game in the Philidor Defense by NM Konstantin Kodinets.
1 Challenge

Learn The Philidor Defense

Openings
3 Lessons
19 Minutes
21 Challenges
Released September 7, 2022
907 Students