A quick summary of the basic ideas


Opening tips from a World Champion Viswanathan Anand

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Vishy Anand introduces you to the most common chess openings


To help you start games of chess with the best moves and learn which openings suit your personal tastes

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Anand summarises what you'll need to know


  • A quick summary of the basic ideas

    00:36 min
  • The Opening According to Anand

    15:01 min
  • Your Opponent

    04:37 min
  • Play the Ruy!

    01:03 min
  • The Ruy Lopez / Spanish

    11:00 min
  • Play the Sicilian!

    01:16 min
  • The Sicilian Defense

    12:42 min
  • The French Defense

    16:38 min
  • The King's Gambit

    06:39 min
  • The Nimzo-Indian Defense

    08:24 min
  • The King's Indian Defense

    08:21 min
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