Chess Openings: Attack the King with the Ponziani

Greg Vanderford, Knowledge is Power!

Play Speed
  • 0.5x
  • 1x (Normal)
  • 1.25x
  • 1.5x
  • 2x
14 Lessons (3h 6m)
    • 1. Lesson 1 Ponziani Introduction

      9:45
    • 2. Lesson 2 f5 Variation

      14:51
    • 3. Lesson 3 Nf6 Variation

      13:46
    • 4. Lesson 4 Knight Sacrifice Variation

      12:55
    • 5. Lesson 5 Bishop Sacrifice Variation

      20:29
    • 6. Lesson 6 Nb8 Variation

      16:21
    • 7. Lesson 7 Tactics in the Ponziani

      16:14
    • 8. Lesson 8 Advanced Pawn Variation

      8:05
    • 9. Lesson 9 Taking Advantage of the Pin

      9:18
    • 10. Lesson 10 Best Play by Black

      16:55
    • 11. Lesson 11 B4 Variation

      10:51
    • 12. Lesson 12 Activating Pieces with Tempo

      10:48
    • 13. Lesson 13 The Principle of the Two Weaknesses

      9:41
    • 14. Lesson 14 Converting Your Winning Position

      15:56

Project Description

Play five games with the Ponziani online and download the PGN (list of moves). Share your PGNs with the class along with the results of the games and notes reflecting how effective the opening was for you and what can you do to improve your play if you lost.

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