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GM Alex Mista is going over the Tarrash Variation: 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nd2 for White. Here he covers the most common response of Black: 3...Nf6, goes deep into several important games and ideas of the variation.

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.

 

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 goes over positions that arise after 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5.d3 0-0 6.0-0 d6 7.Re1 where Black doesn't play Bg4?! choosing more sound lines.

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.

In this video, GM Andrey Stukopin goes over 1.d4 d5 2.Bf4 Nf6 3.e3 Bf5 as well as other situations where Black plays Bf5 in the London. 

GM Andrey Stukopin goes over how to play the London System against the KID setup (Nf6-g6-Bg7): 1.d4 Nf6 2.Bf4 g6 3.Nc3!? 

GM Andrey Stukopin goes over Queen's Gambit Accepted for Black. He covers 1.d4 d5 2.c4 dc 3.e3 lines, breaking them down into 3 arising pawn structures: Isolated, Symmetric and 3 vs 2 on the queen side.