Chess Openings – Scotch

Chess openings – Scotch
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  1. Do you show the queens gambit declined

  2. @ S Ghosh Dastidar: I sure do … in the Carlsbad app for IPhone and IPad! Download it today, you'll love it 🙂

  3. Dereque – i really dig your vids!  Is the scotch a good choice for someone returning to the game after years away?  I've been told I tend to play defensively (one friend used the term "positional chess"), and I feel weaker playing white over black.  Thanks again for great chess vids!

  4. After … Bc5, why doesnt white play Be3?

  5. Well done sir. I consider your videos and teaching to be  wonderful primers. Keep up the good work. GOD Bless. YES Love…STUDY!!!

  6. what about Bg3 instead of Be2?. 
    Thanks Dereque, i love your videos

  7. My wife and I both love your site and your videos! Question: at 6:00 in, why is this such a strong position for white after castling and f4? Is it just because of black's stacked pawns?

  8. you can help me please with the spanish opening a little? i'm confused !

  9. I dont understand how to proctect the e4 pawn in this last position. What counterplay do i have against black?

  10. 1. e4, e5 2. Nf3, Nc6 3. d4, exd4 4. Nxd4, Qh4 5.Nb5 Horwitz attack ECO C45

  11. 10:55 –> how should white continue? Since queen is attacking two pieces. Or is this a position that white has to prevend?

  12. What's wrong for black with 4…Nxd4? It's often played by my opponents when I play the Scotch. By the way thanks a lot for all these videos Dereque!

  13. where to place the queen when black takes on d4 an you take with the queen?

  14. Man, this was the first opening I ever learned, about when I was 9

  15. I've learned so many important things.Thank you 🙂

  16. Why not Bb3 after Ne5 (attacking the Bc4)?

  17. Dereque, what about the scotch gambit? i mean, instead of recapturing the pawn on d4 white plays bishop c4, very similar to the italian game. is it a good gambit? white is kinda losing control of the center of the board, i've been using it sometimes, but i think it's kinda dubious. what do you think?

  18. Dereque, what about the scotch gambit? i mean, instead of recapturing the pawn on d4 white plays bishop c4, very similar to the italian game. is it a good gambit? white is kinda losing control of the center of the board, i've been using it sometimes, but i think it's kinda dubious. what do you think?

  19. Whenever I wanna learn a new opening this is the first place I use to learn the basics of the opening. Simple and direct.
    Great video.

  20. I always play scotch and I learned it exactly how you showed so this is the real stuff,great video

  21. 10:59 For white O-O is the best move because after that Qxe4 is a blunder: Nb5 – Qc6; Bxc5 – Qxc5; Qd4 – Qxd4; cxd4 with 2 simultanous threats: dxe5 and Nc7 forking the king and the rook.

  22. good video and nice analysis i like your voice

  23. Hello Dereque great video as usually… I wanted to know which would be white's best reply after Qg6, threatening both the pawns on g2 and e5? Thanks a lot.

  24. Always love your easily understood explanations. Good job.

  25. Great explanation!, bright and clear, I would love to watch u analysis a game.

  26. was that the sound of a piece of scotch tape being pulled there in the intro? if so, that's wonderful

  27. Thanks again for a great lesson Dereque. At 10:34, wouldn't the white bishop want to retreat to b3, to keep an eye on d5? Or even d3 perhaps, to keep an eye on e4? Be2 seems passive. Thanks!

  28. There are a lot of directions about Scotch Opening. However, in my opinion, your video is the most helpful and useful for us. Shortly but Clearly!!! Thanks a lots!

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  30. Thnx for the iformative video. Plz tell, after Qg6, when black queen attacks on e4 pawn and g2 pawn, then can white play Bf3?

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