Completely French: Exchange Variation - Part 1

Jan 31, 2014
18 min
Nothing much to know in the Exchange Variation, right? Wrong. Watch French aficionado WGM Tatev Abrahmyan (who just secured a third IM norm) show you the intricate maneuvering required of the deceptive opening. White might think he's getting a simple game, but actually the art of the trade and subtleties in pawn structure are in full force. Don't assume the game will peter out into a draw!