Related Video Series Related Video Series:

A repertoire against 1.d4: The Vienna


GM Jan Gustafsson

Dear chess friends, my name is Jan Gustafsson and in this eBook we will deal with the Vienna after

1. d4 ♘f6 2. c4 e6 3. ♘f3 d5 4. ♘c3 dxc4

This is not the most popular choice, but it is a very sound opening and puts a lot of pressure on the white player. White needs to enter very sharp lines in order to get an opening advantage. So, let's get started!

This eBook is a reference companion to the video series, available for €11.99 (or $12.99). If you want to see and hear Jan provide detailed instruction on this opening, you can purchase the series, which will also give you access to this eBook.

A chess24 Premium Membership unlocks all the videos and eBooks in our growing library.

A repertoire against 1.d4: The Vienna GM Jan Gustafsson

Recommended level:



Grandmaster Jan Gustafsson tackles the biggest "tabiya" there is after 1.d4, the position after 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 d5 4.Nc3. Jan recommends the underrated move 4...dxc4, the so-called Vienna, and provides a repertoire for Black against all of White's options.


To provide the viewer with a complete repertoire against 1.d4. This series can also be watched as a standalone guide for those interested in learning the Vienna.

Related Video Series


  • Introduction

    Quick & free
  • 5.e3 6.Bxc4

  • 5.e3 6.a4

  • 5.e4 sidelines

  • 7.Bxc4 10.Nb5 and 10.Bxf6

  • 7.Bxc4 10.Bb5+ Nbd7

  • 7.e5 8.Qa4+

  • 7.e5 8.Nxd4

  • 6.Bxc4 main line

  • 6.Bxc4 sidelines

  • 5.Bg5

  • 5.Qa4+


Lost your password? We'll send you a link to reset it!

After submitting this form you'll receive an email with the reset password link. If you still can't access your account please contact our customer service.

Which features would you like to enable?

We respect your privacy and data protection guidelines. Some components of our site require cookies or local storage that handles personal information.

Show Options

Hide Options