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The Fianchetto Scandinavian

(1.e4 d5 2.exd5 Nf6)

DVD-Box, ChessBase, 1. Auflage 2021

Aus der Reihe »Fritz Trainer Eröffnung«

29,90 €
Inkl. MwSt., zzgl. Versandkosten

The Scandinavian is one of the most direct approaches against 1.e4. Right from the first move Black is attacking White’s centre. A lot of players, especially club players, don’t like to face this line because of this aggressive character. Most of them flee into offbeat lines which are

not very critical. The ones who dare to go for the mainlines need to remember a lot of lines. This makes the Scandinavian a perfect choice for your repertoire. In the Fianchetto Scandinavian Dutch IM Nico Zwirs will share his experience with the love of his youth. The DVD will

begin with an introduction, followed by starting with the main lines. The mainline from the repertoire will start with 1.e4 d5 2.exd5 Nf6 3.d4 Nxd5 4.c4 Nb6 5.Nf3 g6. From there on, the repertoire will be worked out backwards till the second move options for White.

The Fianchetto Scandinavian is characterised by the ... g6 ... Bg7 setup. From there on, Black will attack the centre, just as in the Grünfeld Defence. Where it is possible, Zwirs will fianchetto his bishop and explain the ideas. The plus side of this setup is that Black players are able to learn the repertoire by heart very easily. Of course, there are some cases where Black can’t fianchetto his bishop and in those lines Zwirs explains why it’s not a good idea and what the alternative is. Also, the viewer will learn about the dynamics of the opening. Normally one of the sides is going all out and sacrifices material or his pawn structure. In those cases it’s important to know if you have to go all out or sit tight. In the end there is a bonus chapter where all the choices are explained, especially the reason why the repertoire isn’t constructed around the Portuguese Gambit is interesting. This DVD is a must have for Scandinavian players or players looking for a new and creative opening.

  • Video running time: 4 hours 25 min. (English)

  • With interactive training including video feedback

  • Extra: Training with ChessBase apps - Memorize the opening repertoire and play key positions against Fritz on various levels

Nico Zwirs is a Dutch International Master living in Amsterdam, who grew up in Apeldoorn. He got the IM title in 2019, reaching a peak rating of 2453. He’s an active player, participating in several European leagues.

Weitere Informationen
Gewicht 100 g
Hersteller ChessBase
Breite 13,5 cm
Höhe 19 cm
Medium DVD
Erscheinungsjahr 2021
Autor Nico Zwirs
Reihe Fritz Trainer Eröffnung
Sprache Englisch
Auflage 1
ISBN-13 978-3-86681-810-1
Einband DVD-Box

Sample Video:



Main Line 2.exd5 Nf6

1.e4 d5 2.exd5 Nf6

3.d4 Nxd5 4.c4 - Part 1

3.d4 Nxd5 4.c4 Nb6 5.Nf3 g6 6.Nc3 Bg7 7.Be2/h3 - Part 2

3.d4 Nxd5 4.c4 Nb6 5.Nf3 g6 6.Nc3 Bg7 7.c5 - Part 3

3.d4 Nxd5 4.c4 Nb6 5.Nf3 g6 6.Nc3 Bg7 7.c5 Nd5 8.Bc4 Nxc3 9.bxc3 0-0 10.0-0 Nc6 11.Bg5 - Part 4

3.Nf3 Nxd5 4.d4 g6

3.Bb5 Nbd7 4.Nf3 Nxd4 5.Nc3 g6 - Part 1

3.Bb5 Nbd7 4.Nc3/c4 - Part 2

3.c4 c6 4.dxc6/Nc3 - Part 1

3.c4 c6 4.d4 - Part 2

3.Nc3 Nxd5 4.Bc4/Nxd5/d4

2nd move alternatives

1.e4 d5

2.d4 dxe4 - Blackmar-Diemer-Gambit

2.Nc3 d4 3.Nce2 e5

2.Nf3 dxe4 3.Ng5 Bf5

2.e5 Bf5 3.d4 e6

2.d3 e5

Why not the Portuguese Gambit - 1.e4 d5 2.esd5 Nf6 3.d4 Bg4

Exercises 01-10

Exercise 01

Exercise 02

Exercise 03

Exercise 04

Exercise 05

Exercise 06

Exercise 07

Exercise 08

Exercise 09

Exercise 10

Exercises 11-20

Exercise 11

Exercise 12

Exercise 13

Exercise 14

Exercise 15

Exercise 16

Exercise 17

Exercise 18

Exercise 19

Exercise 20

Exercises 21-29

Exercise 21

Exercise 22

Exercise 23

Exercise 24

Exercise 25

Exercise 26

Exercise 27

Exercise 28

Exercise 29