Candidates GOTD: MVL - Nepomniachtchi
18 min

Candidates GOTD: MVL - Nepomniachtchi

GM Ginger_GM
| Apr 8, 2021

All eyes in round seven of the candidates tournament were on the clash between MVL and Nepomniachtchi. Nepo's French Defense was risky, and a series of brilliant attacking moves brought MVL the win and a share of firs...

Candidates GOTD: Giri - Nepomniachtchi
17 min

Candidates GOTD: Giri - Nepomniachtchi

GM Ginger_GM
| Apr 6, 2021

Simon Williams, the Ginger GM, demonstrates the Game of the Day from round one of the 2020 FIDE Candidates Tournament. Anish Giri played a complicated novelty against Ian Nepomniachtchi. Will it be enough to win the g...

Candidates GOTD: MVL - Ding
21 min

Candidates GOTD: MVL - Ding

IM DanielRensch
| Apr 6, 2021

Grandmaster Ding Liren was a favorite going into the first round of the FIDE Candidates Tournament. However, after his first-round loss, Ding was looking for a chance to bounce back against Maxime Vachier-Lagrave. Did...

Learn the Closed Sicilian
19 min

Learn the Closed Sicilian

M Coach
| Mar 26, 2021

Watch a video to learn the strengths and weaknesses of the Closed Sicilian, a slow-building opening, with many tactical opportunities hiding under the surface.

Learn The Sicilian Alapin Variation
17 min

Learn The Sicilian Alapin Variation

M Coach
| Mar 23, 2021

The Open Variation of the Sicilian Defense offers Black significant counterplay. Sometimes White prefers to avoid this with the move 2.c3. This variation allows White an opportunity to control the center with the adva...