Chess Openings 101: Introduction to the Tarrasch Defense

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The Chess Openings 101 series of video courses by Chess University, Inc. offers beginner and intermediate players (900-1500 Elo) an easy path for learning chess openings.

This Chess Openings 101: Introduction to the Tarrasch Defense video course by FM Arne Jochens provides a complete overview of the Tarrasch Defense in the Queen's Gambit Declined characterized by the moves: 1.d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3.Nc3 c5.

This four-part video course begins with an essential overview of the Tarrasch Defense. Subsequent video lessons cover how to play the Tarrasch Defense as Black, how to play against the Tarrasch Defense as White, and important side variations within the Tarrasch Defense.

The total run time of this video course is 1 hour and 34 minutes.

The Tarrasch Defense is an important system that 1.d4 players (and 1.d4 d5 players as Black) need to be aware of. Take this course if you would like to further

improve your opening knowledge and learn the most important concepts in the Tarrasch Defense from renown coach FM Arne Jochens!

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Arne Jochens (FM)
Arne Jochens (FM)

FM Arne Jochens, Ph.D is a highly experienced educator and chess coach as well as the Director of Content at Chess University, Inc. |

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