Play Like Danny Rensch

Play Like Danny Rensch

Find the best moves from the career of everyone's favorite IM, Danny Rensch!

Danny Rensch isn't just everyone's favorite chess commentator, he's also a pretty good player himself! Danny is an International Master and won numerous national scholastic titles. In this course, you can try to find the moves and learn from five of Danny's greatest games. Start playing like Danny today!

Here is what you will learn:

  • Win with some greedy chess and some long-term sacrifices.
  • Find the path to victory against WGM Tatev Abrahamyan, in maybe the best game Danny ever played!
  • Find great moves and make Danny proud!
Play Like Danny Rensch: Danny vs Matikozian

Play Like Danny Rensch: Danny vs Matikozian

Danny remembers this game from 2005 as one of his first games just *crushing* a titled player in the open variations of the Sicilian.
1 Challenge
Play Like Danny Rensch: Danny vs Abrahamyan

Play Like Danny Rensch: Danny vs Abrahamyan

2010 Danny played what might be his best ever game. He allowed Black to promote to a second queen and still kept attacking, eventually winning with a killer zugzwang!
1 Challenge
Play Like Danny Rensch: Sevillano vs Danny

Play Like Danny Rensch: Sevillano vs Danny

It's not easy to win a smooth game with the Black pieces against a strong Grandmaster. Yet, in this game from 2011, Danny made it look easy!
1 Challenge
Play Like Danny Rensch: Danny vs Figler

Play Like Danny Rensch: Danny vs Figler

Ilye Figler was an International Master who preferred the French Defense, an opening that Danny loves to play against, so you know we're in for an exciting game!
1 Challenge
Play Like Danny Rensch: Steel vs Danny

Play Like Danny Rensch: Steel vs Danny

In Swiss System events, it's important to be able to win on demand with both colors. In this game against David Steel from the 2001 American Open Danny played the sharp Blumenfeld Gambit,
1 Challenge

Play Like Danny Rensch

Master Games
5 Lessons
No Videos
5 Challenges
Released December 4, 2019
2,708 Students