In the first episode of Season 20 of Jan's Opening Clinic, Grandmaster Jan Gustafsson tackles 11 opening dilemmas posed by chess24 Premium users. He begins by talking about the Exchange Slav, "an opening that I have played, some might say, more than it should be played". All kinds of different positions are covered, though, and also the question of which Spanish (Ruy Lopez) setup an active player switching from the Sicilian should choose.
Jan was delighted with the first question in the 20th edition of his clinic:
Watch the show, where Jan answers questions posed in this article:
Once again we've added clickable timestamps that let you go straight to a question that interests you - you can also find those in the YouTube description under the video:
The next part of Jan's answers will be published at 17:00 CEST next Thursday, 28 June.
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