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Learn The Two Knights Defense

Learn The Two Knights Defense

How can Black avoid the Italian Game and fight for the initiative right away?

The Two Knights Defense is a great way for Black to complicate the game and fight against 1.e4. Black invites White to target the f7-pawn early on, but it won't be easy for White to keep control of the position.

  • Practice thematic tactics in the Two Knights Defense.
  • Follow the moves in a model game by GM Hikaru Nakamura.
Learn The Two Knights Defense

Learn The Two Knights Defense

Learn the key ideas for both sides in the Two Knights Defense.
23 min
10 Challenges
Learn The Two Knights Defense: Thematic Tactics

Learn The Two Knights Defense: Thematic Tactics

Practice thematic tactical ideas in the Two Knights Defense.
10 Challenges
Learn The Two Knights Defense: Model Game

Learn The Two Knights Defense: Model Game

Find the moves in a model game that clinched a US Championship for GM Hikaru Nakamura.
1 Challenge

Learn The Two Knights Defense

Openings
3 Lessons
23 Minutes
21 Challenges
Released August 31, 2022
1,181 Students