The Complete English Defense

The Complete English Defense

Surprise your opponent from the start with the dynamic English Defense!

Tired of getting dull positions against closed openings? Try the English Defense, which has been a secret weapon of brave chess players for years! Simon Williams, the Ginger GM, will show you how to spice up the game with early sacrifices that go right for the White king! Don't waste another minute playing boring openings! Learn the English Defense (or should it be English Attack?) today!

Here is what you will learn:

  • Learn how to play the English Defense against 1.d4 and 1.c4.
  • Learn the key tactics, traps and move orders to win sparkling tactical games!

"I just had to say that the way you presented this video was exceptional. Specifically, when you say "remember this move order" or "stage 1", "stage 2", etc, I found that very helpful. Sorry Danny, you have been unofficially replaced by Simon as the best instructor on Chess.com!" - chess.com member Darwinfinch

"All these queen moves are awesome! I imagine the opponent's head when you play all these queen moves to win within less than 20 moves!" - IM and chess.com member Poucin

The Complete English Defense: 5.f3 f5!

The Complete English Defense: 5.f3 f5!

Do you want an exciting and aggressive option against 1. d4? GM Simon Williams has a hypermodern opening for you to try: the English Defense. Learn the basics of this offbeat defense and use it to throw off your opponent from the very beginning of the game.
23 min
5 Sfida
The Complete English Defense: 5.Bd3 f5!

The Complete English Defense: 5.Bd3 f5!

No, it’s not the English Opening — it’s the English Defense! Join GM Simon Williams for his second lesson on this aggressive response to queen's pawn openings. Learn how to use your f-pawn to quickly unbalance the position and throw a major wrench in all of White’s plans.
19 min
5 Sfida
The Complete English Defense: 4.Bd3

The Complete English Defense: 4.Bd3

GM Simon Williams recommends a strange and aggressive response to 1. d4 — The English Defense. In this important lesson, GM Williams examines what he considers is White’s most important reply to this unorthodox opening. If you’re going to give the English Defense a try, this might be the most important video for you to watch.
23 min
5 Sfida
The Complete English Defense: Early Qh4

The Complete English Defense: Early Qh4

Don’t show this video to chess students, because GM Simon Williams recommends moving your queen out early in this spicy opening. See how to create legitimate threats with your queen in the English Defense — an idea that even got a good position against Anatoly Karpov, one of the best players ever.
18 min
5 Sfida
The Complete English Defense: Other Setups

The Complete English Defense: Other Setups

GM Simon Williams wraps up the most comprehensive lesson on the English Defense ever with this look at the last remaining setups you need to know if you play this aggressive opening. If you’ve made it this far, you now have a rare and powerful chess weapon in your arsenal. Now your opponents will regret ever trying to play 1. d4 against you.
25 min
5 Sfida

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The Complete English Defense

Hapjet
5 Mësime
108 Minuta
25 Sfida
Shperndarë July 18, 2019