Chess Openings: Attack the King with the Ponziani | Greg Vanderford | Skillshare

Chess Openings: Attack the King with the Ponziani

Greg Vanderford, Knowledge is Power!

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14 Videos (3h 6m)
    • Lesson 1 Ponziani Introduction

      9:45
    • Lesson 2 f5 Variation

      14:51
    • Lesson 3 Nf6 Variation

      13:46
    • Lesson 4 Knight Sacrifice Variation

      12:55
    • Lesson 5 Bishop Sacrifice Variation

      20:29
    • Lesson 6 Nb8 Variation

      16:21
    • Lesson 7 Tactics in the Ponziani

      16:14
    • Lesson 8 Advanced Pawn Variation

      8:05
    • Lesson 9 Taking Advantage of the Pin

      9:18
    • Lesson 10 Best Play by Black

      16:55
    • Lesson 11 B4 Variation

      10:51
    • Lesson 12 Activating Pieces with Tempo

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

      9:41
    • Lesson 14 Converting Your Winning Position

      15:56

About This Class

The Ponziani is one of the oldest and most aggressive openings in Chess. It has been all but forgotten largely because it is no longer used regularly at the highest super Grandmaster levels.

But if you're rated anywhere below 2600, the Ponziani is a very useful weapon against your unsuspecting opponents, especially in blitz as you aggressively attack the king forcing your opponents to use up more time on the clock!

This weapon is effective for many reasons, not least of which is the fact that very few players know what to do against it, which almost always leads to a big attack for white.

In this course, you will learn how to dominate your opponent with this very powerful attacking weapon! 

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Greg Vanderford

Knowledge is Power!

My courses are designed based on my many years as a teacher and student of education and business. I hold a master's degree in curriculum and instruction and have been designing curricula for over a decade.

The business, language, and chess courses that I have built are a reflection of this experience and dedication to education. My goal is to reach as many people as possible with my courses, which is why I have chosen the internet as my ideal mode of delivery.

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