GM Andrey Stukopin goes over several important structures that arise after 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.d3 Be7, dives into several underlying strategic ideas of the opening such as pawn storm, rook lift, spatial advantage and eternal knight as well as discuss several endgames that may arise out of the opening.
GM Alex Mista goes over how to play positions where you have a bishop pair. The topic is quite important as oftentimes, after your opponent made some opening mistakes (or fell into your amazing preparation), all you get is a bishop pair and a strong desire to win. Hopefully, after listening to the lecture, you will also have the ability to do so.
In this video, GM Andrey Stukopin is showing how to refute Black's knight-pinning attempt Bg4?! and play the arising structure after 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.c3 d6 5.d4 ed 6.cd.
GM Andrey Stukopin explains how to play the London System for White. In particular, the analysis revolves around positions that arise after 1.d4 d5 2.Bf4 Nf6 3.e3 c5 4.c3 Nc6 5.Nd2 and Black plays 5...e6 - quite important to learn as there is nothing like it that illustrates White's ideas in the London.
This lesson is quite important as sometimes even the best of us fall prey to thinking only about our own ideas while being absolutely ignorant of what it is that our opponent is trying to do, let alone how to stop it. The lesson will help you be more mindful of your opponent's intentions and help you figure out how to stop them while it is still not too late!
In this lesson, GM Alex Mista goes over several complicated puzzles and guides you towards victory!