Chess Openings: How to Destroy the Damiano Defense

Greg Vanderford, Knowledge is Power!

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12 Lessons (1h 32m)
    • 1. Damiano Promo

      2:04
    • 2. Lesson 1 Introduction to the Damiano

      6:36
    • 3. Lesson 2 Early Checkmate by Force

      6:23
    • 4. Lesson 3 Declining the Sacrifice

      12:12
    • 5. Lesson 4 Ripping Open the King Position

      9:47
    • 6. Lesson 5 Best Defense by Black

      7:42
    • 7. Lesson 6 Winning by Force

      9:50
    • 8. Lesson 7 Building Up the Attack

      7:18
    • 9. Lesson 8 Attacking the Queen with Tempo

      7:31
    • 10. Lesson 9 How Tactics Flow from Active Pieces

      11:25
    • 11. Lesson 10 Deadly Pawn Storm

      11:36
    • 12. Lesson 11 Damiano Conclusion

      4:25

Project Description

Join an online chess site and play at least 10 games against the Damiano Defense as taught in this course. Download the PGNs from the games (list of moves played), analyze the game with your own notation, and share the results with the class.

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