Learn the Ruy Lopez Berlin Defense

Learn the Ruy Lopez Berlin Defense

Learn the most solid defense against 1.e4!

Do you want to understand the opening that brought down Garry Kasparov? In 2000 Vladimir Kramnik used the Berlin Defense to win the World Championship and it's been a hot variation at the top level ever since! In the Berlin White can force a complicated endgame or head for open play. It's considered one of Black's most solid defenses against the Ruy Lopez. NMs Dane Mattson and Jeremy Kane will walk you through the key ideas for both sides. Start playing the Berlin Defense today!

Here is what you will learn:

  • Learn the ideas behind the famous Berlin Endgame!
  • Learn how White can avoid the endgame, with sharp play!
  • Practice thematic tactics for both sides!
  • Find the moves in a World Championship Berlin slugfest!
Learn the Ruy Lopez Berlin Defense

Learn the Ruy Lopez Berlin Defense

The Berlin Defense is one of the most popular and solid defenses against 1.e4. Learn the key ideas for both White and Black in this key opening.
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Ruy Lopez Berlin Defense Thematic Tactics

Ruy Lopez Berlin Defense Thematic Tactics

The Berlin Defense features numerous unique tactics, often in a complex queenless middlegame. Try to find winning tactics for both sides.
10 Sfida
Ruy Lopez Berlin Defense Model Game

Ruy Lopez Berlin Defense Model Game

Magnus Carlsen and Vishy Anand have played several Berlin Defense games in World Championship matches. See if you can find how Carlsen took the lead in their 2014 match.
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Learn the Ruy Lopez Berlin Defense

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3 Mësime
19 Minuta
21 Sfida
Shperndarë January 24, 2020
1563 Studentë