Chess Openings 101: Introduction to the Stonewall Dutch

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The Chess Openings 101 series of video courses by Chess University, Inc. offers beginner and intermediate players (900-1500 Elo) an easy path for learning chess openings.

The Stonewall Dutch is a strategically challenging opening in which Black sets up a firm central pawn structure at the cost of weakening the dark squares somewhat. In this edition of Chess Openings 101, FM Arne Jochens introduces you to the Stonewall by pointing out typical tactical ideas and explaining must-know strategic concepts in these rich structures.

This four-part video course has a duration of 1 hour and 40 minutes and includes 4 PGN files.

The Stonewall Dutch represent a common structure that all chess players should understand. Sign up today to learn the most important concepts in the Stonewall Dutch from both side.

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Arne Jochens (FM)
Arne Jochens (FM)

FM Arne Jochens, Ph.D is a highly experienced educator and chess coach as well as the Director of Content at Chess University, Inc. |

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