Trompowsky attack - download video


   Trompowsky attack is the modern debut that places Black in front of the difficult choice. It has appeared not long time ago and became popular straight away. The video lessons are divided into three parts for convenience. In the first one we will have a look at 1.d4 Nf6 2.Bg5 variant, in the second 1.d4 Nf6 2.Bg5 Ne4 3.Bf4 and in the third 1.d4 d5 2.Bg5
Old indian attack - download video


   In this video lesson the variations of the Old Indian formations for White are addressed. The lessons are in English. Straight after some preface on the history of the debut the practical part begins. The idea of the Old Indian formation for White is that he has spare tempo. White gets quite stuffy but perspective position. If playing accurately, Black has good chances, as well. It will make sense to play this debut against the ones who like Sicilian and French defence. The effect of suddenness pays off.
French defence (indian formations) - download video


   After you watch this video lesson, you will understand what in fact the Indian formations for White in the French defence do not produce any difficulties to Black, if the debut is played accurately and properly. Also, the exchange variance in the French defence is addressed, especially the one involning the white-square bishop.
Chess Baltic defence - download video


   Baltic defence, in my opinion, is quite questionable debut. However, the author of this lesson wants to prove the contrary of this statement supporting this by specific examples. This debut appears at 1.d4-d5 2.c4-Bf5 moves. The Baltic defence was used by Peter Svidler, Shirov and other Grand Masters.
Accepted Volga (Benko) gambit - download video


   Accepted Volga gambit - 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 c5 3.d5 b5 4.cb a6. For the pawn sacrificed Black gets some amount of initiative. This debut will do for those who like the aggressive game with mutual chances. In this video lesson some specific games and theory are dealt with.

Urusov gambit - download video


   The Urusov gambit. This gambit was invented by prosperous Russian aristocrat Urusov. By sacrificing a pawn, White gets the initiative and attack.

1.e4-e5, 2.Bc4-Nf6, 3.d4

   This video lesson is divided into two parts for the convenience of learning.
Sicilian defence. Najdorf Variant - download video


   Sicilian defence. Najdorf Variant - 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cd 4.N:d4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6. Frankly speaking, this variation is very difficult to study and this video lesson is just one of the stages. My advise would be the following after you watch this lecture led by Nigel Davis, the Grand Master, go through some game records.