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🔹 7 Best Chess Opening Traps in the Scandinavian Defense – https://youtu.be/ODY0ppQJOiI
🔹 Top 5 Chess Opening Traps in the Scandinavian Defense [White & Black] – https://youtu.be/piA4xuhIoQI
In this video lesson, GM Igor Smirnov will share with you some new, interesting, and brilliant chess opening traps against the Scandinavian Defense for White. The Scandinavian Defense (or Center Counter Defense, or Center Counter Game) is characterized by the moves: 1.e4 d5.
It is one of the best and most played chess openings for Black (up to 2000 ELO). The general goal for Black is to prevent White from controlling the center of the board with pawns, effectively forcing an open game, while allowing Black to build a strong pawn structure.
From this video lesson, you will learn how to punish your opponents if they try to play aggressively. The traps are from both the mainlines 2…Qxd5 and 2…Nf6. Watch and learn the traps that involve some brilliant sacrifices!
00:00 Chess Opening Traps in Scandinavian Defense
00:19 Trap-1: Trapping the Black’s Queen
02:07 Trap-2: Checkmate out of nowhere!
04:35 Trap-3: If Black plays 2…Nf6
07:52 Trap-4: If Black plays 3…Qd8
08:30 Can you find the winning move?
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