Mamedyarov Teaches Dynamic Pawn Play

Mamedyarov Teaches Dynamic Pawn Play

How did GM Mamedyarov shock the world with an amazing idea at Tata Steel this year?

Grandmaster Shakhriyar Mamedyarov is one of the strongest and most creative players today. Watch as he demonstrates how to find surprising and double-edged pawn advances in the opening!

  • Check out his 3.g4!? novelty that surprised everyone at Tata Steel this year.
  • How did he take down MVL with an early g4 idea?
  • How can you spice up quiet Queen's Gambits with g4 and h4 advances?
A g4 Surprise In The English: Mamedyarov's Dynamic Pawn Play

A g4 Surprise In The English: Mamedyarov's Dynamic Pawn Play

How did GM Shakhriyar Mamedyarov surprise and then defeat one of the top players in the world? He found a great moment for his trademark g4 advance!
13 min
5 Challenges
3.g4!?: Mamedyarov's Dynamic Pawn Play

3.g4!?: Mamedyarov's Dynamic Pawn Play

What shocking move did GM Mamedyarov play to surprise the world this year? He explains the thought process behind 3.g4 in a super-GM tournament.
18 min
5 Challenges
Spicing Up A Quiet Queen's Gambit: Mamedyarov's Dynamic Pawn Play

Spicing Up A Quiet Queen's Gambit: Mamedyarov's Dynamic Pawn Play

It seems like g4 is playable in any position these days. Check out how GM Mamedyarov tried a rare g4 advance in a position that has been seen thousands of times.
14 min
5 Challenges
Sharpening A Bf4 Queen's Gambit: Mamedyarov's Dynamic Pawn Play

Sharpening A Bf4 Queen's Gambit: Mamedyarov's Dynamic Pawn Play

Life's never quiet for GM Mamedyarov's opponents! Check out how an early g4 advance led to a wild win against GM Gabriel Sargissian.
18 min
5 Challenges
Attacking With h4: Mamedyarov's Dynamic Pawn Play

Attacking With h4: Mamedyarov's Dynamic Pawn Play

The top chess engines today have demonstrated the power of an early h-pawn advance. GM Mamedyarov likes to attack with his h-pawn too. Check out this convincing win against GM Wesley So.
15 min
5 Challenges

Mamedyarov Teaches Dynamic Pawn Play

Openings
5 Lessons
78 Minutes
25 Challenges
Released March 29, 2022
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