TRICKY & Powerful Chess Opening for Black [Works Against 1.e4 & 1.d4]

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πŸ”Ή TRICKY Chess Opening for Black Against 1.d4 [Unstoppable Attack] –

In this video lesson, GM Igor Smirnov shares with you a simple, universal, and aggressive chess opening for Black which you can play against virtually any first move of White. It happens after the first moves 1.e4 Nc6 2.d4 e5 3.d5 Ne7, which is known as theΒ Kennedy, Linksspringer Variation from theΒ Nimzowitsch Defense.

Although it may seem like White has a good position because of the strong central pawns, it is Black who gets to create a quick and devastating attack on the kingside. In fact, in the most played variation White loses in just 7 moves!

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00:00 Aggressive & Universal Chess Opening for Black
00:40 Black’s main plan in this opening
01:17 Stats: 7-move win in most common variation
04:34 Transposition from 1.d4
05:27 Line-2: If White plays 7.Nf3 instead of 7.Nge2
05:46 Play the prophylactic move a5
06:42 Middlegame attacking plan for Black
08:53 GM Igor Smirnov Birthday Special
10:00 FAQ-1: What if White doesn’t play 2.d4?
10:42 FAQ-2: What if White plays 3.dxe5?
11:16 FAQ-3: What if White plays 2.d5?
11:36 FAQ-4: What if White plays 2.Nf3?

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329 Comments

  1. learn to pay attention seriously πŸ‘

  2. Happy Birthday GM Igor. I am originally from Cuba. I love your channel; I have learned a lot watching your videos.

  3. Happy birthday dear Igor 🌹🌹🌹

  4. Happy Birthday! You're the greatest teacher, thanx so much for your intelligent, fluid, and wise advice you give to all of us! πŸ™‚

  5. Happy birthday GM Smirnov. Your contents are instructional as ever!

  6. Thank you for making these inspirational tutorials!

  7. Another very good chess lesson Igor. Thank you from Australia.

  8. What is whites first to moves is d4 d5, what do you do then?

  9. This is the principle of the Dark Knight system

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  12. I love your videos! Your English is very good for someone, I'm assuming, speaks English as a second language. Thanks for making this content!

  13. Hi, GM Igor Smirnov…, Please ( slow down ) your speech or talking…, so ( WE ) can "better understand" your excellent commentary or annotated chess games and/or the title of your video on YouTube… * Respectfully…, please ( slow down ) your speech or talking for our benefit and your videos'… * And…, may I wish you a very "Happy Birthday ! !" " Semper Fi " Mike in Montana πŸ™‚

  14. Many more happy returns of the day

  15. Great video which GM Smirnov kept for his birthday. Many happy returns.

  16. Many Many Happy returns of the day IgorπŸŽ‚πŸ’πŸŽ‰ Thank you once again for all your efforts and special videos on YouTube 😊

  17. Happy Birthday GM IgorπŸŽ‚πŸ’Œβ£οΈ

  18. Happy birthday. Your way of explaining the strategy and logic of the topic is always clear and well-structured. I wish you much success with your channel.

  19. Great lessons and games. I watch quite a bit of chess channels. You have grown and become much more comfortable in front of the camera and give very a clear analysis of the games. Happy Birthday!

  20. Nice vid, should work great in blitz, let white have have center, lock the position and open a hard to stop attack. Bound to catch opponents, they go from thinking they got it to defending mate in just a few moves nice.

  21. Happy birthday! Thank you for this channel.

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