Awesome Chess Openings to Surprise Your Opponent

Greg Vanderford, Knowledge is Power!

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16 Lessons (3h 7m)
    • 1. Lesson 1 Introduction

      11:00
    • 2. Lesson 2 Queens Gambit Accepted

      12:00
    • 3. Lesson 3 Queens Gambit Declined

      13:45
    • 4. Lesson 4 Nimzowitch Defense

      18:16
    • 5. Lesson 5 The Semi Slav Defense

      12:27
    • 6. Lesson 6 The King's Indian Defense Revisited

      19:47
    • 7. Lesson 7 The King's Gambit Accepted

      15:53
    • 8. Lesson 8 The Schliemann Gambit

      7:41
    • 9. Lesson 9 The Closed Sicilian

      13:55
    • 10. Lesson 10 the Ponziani

      8:15
    • 11. Lesson 11 The Evans Gambit

      8:31
    • 12. Lesson 12 Ruy Lopez for White

      12:46
    • 13. Lesson 13 Ruy Lopez for Black

      8:59
    • 14. Lesson 14 The French Defense for White

      13:05
    • 15. Lesson 15 Ruy Lopez for Black

      6:15
    • 16. Lesson 16 Conclusion

      4:31

Project Description

Defeat an opponent using each of the openings in the course and post your PGNs here to the class. A PGN is the notation of your moves which can be replayed by anyone over the chess board. If you are playing online you can download the PGN from the sight that you're playing on. If you are playing over the board then you can write down the moves. If you don't yet know how to write down the moves correctly in Algebraic Notation, I suggest you play your games online so that the PGN can be downloaded easily. Then study how the moves are written down so that you can do it yourself next time.

Good luck!

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