5 Best Chess Opening Traps in the Center Game

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In this video lesson, GM Igor Smirnov will share with you the 5 best chess opening traps in the Center Game. The Center Game is a chess opening after the moves 1.e4 e5 2.d4 exd4, and after 3.Qxd4 Nc6, it pretty much looks like the Scandinavian Defense in reverse.

The best part is that GM Smirnov will share with you the traps for both sides, White and Black. 😊 You can use and implement these traps in your practical games easily. Moreover, you are not only going to see these beautiful games, which are really amazing, but also you will be able to train your tactical vision along the way; Smirnov will show you how you can find such beautiful tactical shots.

Even though the Center Game is not a very powerful chess opening, you can use it from time to time, especially in your blitz games. There are a lot of chances one could fall into these traps!

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  1. My class just spams the farmers as i call them

  2. I love how you made use the rook in opening #2. I always seem to have trouble getting my rooks into play.

  3. I don't understand the thumbs down on this video. It's good stuff! 😊

  4. Thank you for sharing, really nice love to learn more from you ..keep up the good work🖒🖒🖒


  6. Decided to follow this program. Sound very thorough. Something that will help me and be meaningful.

  7. when i found the last combo i really did start laughing out loud – very nice thank you!

  8. I run something i call the jet sweep. It's been giving people major problems! Even the ones i lose to have a tough time dealing with it. I can tell people want to hurry up, and beat me.😂

  9. These trikes and traps are really interesting to be implemented as a player like me. Thanks and go on with such similar triks and traps I keep in touch.

  10. thanks for teaching and sharing the chess trap, God bless you

  11. Found the first winning move and corresponding tactic in the 5 seconds! These videos must be paying off!

  12. But u can't guess ur opponents move…. He or she may start attacking ur queen by moving pawn to B5

  13. If the lottery would cooperate by giving me the winning numbers I would win every time and if my opponent would cooperate with my expected counter move I would beat him /her almost every time lol but those opening moves do help in formulating what ifs

  14. দারুন সুন্দর লাগলো।

  15. 2 trick 5 :47 you can win the match with 2 mov

  16. Trap no. 2
    What if he captures with the pawn in front of the rook

  17. Might be a good video, but I couldn't finish watching it because of the audio quality.

  18. Sir your writing translation are disturbing

  19. I like u really ur a good trainer thxn.

  20. Their is many ways to change the game still their isa chance to move safely

  21. Tennis Treasures, How to make Money playing tennis says:

    Could someone tell me the 3 most common and tactical motifs again. On 18:44 of this video. I could not hear him clearly… Thank You

  22. There are errors i n this video. Greater mistakes that would spoil and give sure chance for black win the game in a few moves

  23. after watching this, i got good in my chess games.

  24. Love your channel. You take time and don't Rush.

  25. anyone else not able to pull any single tricks yet?

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