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. | Watch video
Q & A with Coach Heisman where you are the star and ask the questions ranging from the English Opening to World Championship Match! Tune into NM Dan fielding chess.com member's questions in this monthly Q & A session originally broadcasted on November 7. | Watch video
IM Daniel Rensch continues his adventure in the Mind Games tournament on Chess.com with a nice win as Black in the third round.
Watch how IM Rensch handles the English opening with a flexible response that yields an open position with many possibilities.
Learn how an international master approaches a game against a 1600-level player as IM Rensch explains every move he makes. | Watch video
GM Victor Mikhalevski shows you the third excellent game from this year’s Biel Chess Festival.
How often do you get to jump into the mind of a GM on the top of his game?
GM Mikhalevski goes over each move in this interesting game that helped him finish an outstanding second-place in the master tournament.
English Opening players are in for a real treat in this one. | Watch video
GM Dzindzichashvili continues his series on the English Opening, reviewing the popular transposition into the Maroczy Bind structure that commonly occurs in the Accelerated Dragon Sicilian. Take notes on black's best plans and Roman's "home cooked" analysis. He highlights black's modern idea with the a5-pawn advance approach, among many other things. Be careful not to fall for move order traps, and enjoy! | Watch video