my name is Francisco Vallejo and I am a chess grandmaster. In this ebook I will provide a French Defence repetoire for Black. Black starts the French Defence with the following moves:
We will investigate how Black can respond after
2. d3 and
2. ♕e2 .
The most important move is, of course,
2. d4 .We reply with
First, we take a look at the exchange variantion.
At this point I recommend a variation that allows Black to play for a win.
Secondly, we cover the move
3. ♘d2 . I advise you to immediately fight for the centre by playing
3... c5 .
Thirdly, we instigate the advance variation
which is often played by old people, hoping to surprise Black.
Last but not least, the move
is investigated. This is the most important and most aggressive approach.
I wish you a lot of fun and hope that you can learn a lot from the explanations.
Top class grandmaster Francisco 'Paco' Vallejo presents a full repertoire from Black's perspective in the French Defence.
Learn and understand a complete repertoire for Black in the French Defence!