Learn the Leningrad Dutch Part 1: 7…Nc6 | Chess Openings Explained

Jonathan Schrantz shows you how to play the Leningrad variation of the Dutch Defence, an opening rarely seen in top level play. In this first part, learn the 7…Nc6 branch.

2017.02.27
Robert Fontaine vs Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, French Championships (2007): A89 Dutch, Leningrad, main variation with Nc6

Levon Aronian vs Hikaru Nakamura, Tata Steel (2011): A89 Dutch, Leningrad, main variation with Nc6

Magnus Carlsen vs Dennis Rylander, Salongernas IM-tournament (2003): A89 Dutch, Leningrad, main variation with Nc6

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  1. 30:46 you should play a6 first instead of g5 in order to stop ◇Nb5_Na3_Nc4 idea

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