The French Defence | Intro

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Romain Edouard has long been one of France's strongest Grandmasters, with a peak FIDE rating of 2702.
In this series, he shares his knowledge about the French Defence, 1.e4 e6, a solid and yet dynamic opening that Edouard has employed successfully for many years.


To provide the viewer with a complete Black repertoire after 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5.

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French Grandmaster Romain Edouard introduces the hero of this series - the French Defence!


  • The French Defence | Intro

    00:47 min
  • French Defence with 3.exd5

    44:00 min
  • French Defence with 3.e5 | Intro

    17:08 min
  • French Defence with 3.e5

    57:30 min
  • French Defence with 3.Nd2 | Intro

    06:30 min
  • French Defence with 3.Nd2 | 5.dxc5

    19:17 min
  • French Defence with 3.Nd2 | 4.Nf3 cxd4 5.Nxd4

    21:03 min
  • French Defence with 3.Nd2 | Main Line, Part 1

    32:20 min
  • French Defence with 3.Nd2 | Main Line, Part 2

    13:02 min
  • French Defence with 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.e5 Nfd7 5.Nce2

    22:08 min
  • Classical French | Steinitz Variation

    31:56 min
  • French Defence with 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Bg5 dxe4!?

    36:48 min
  • French Defence | Sidelines and Conclusions

    11:28 min
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