Learn This Aggressive Chess Opening in 10 Minutes! [Universal & Powerful]

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In this video lesson, GM Igor Smirnov will teach you an simple yet aggressive chess opening for White in just 10 minutes. It is the Colle System which is very easy to learn and can be used virtually against any move of Black.

You will learn the main ideas and plans for White in this opening, how to break through in the center, and attack the Black’s King. GM Igor Smirnov also answers the common questions from students like “Is Colle System a good opening to play?” and “Is Colle System better than the London System?”. 

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00:00 Colle System Chess Opening
00:50 Is Colle System a good opening?
02:24 Colle System vs London System
03:50 If Black plays c4 or cxd4
05:16 If Black plays b6, Bb7
06:00 Line-1: If Black plays dxe4
07:44 Line-2: If Black plays cxd4
08:22 If Black plays Bf5, stopping Bd3
09:05 If Black plays Bg4, pinning Nf3

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46 Comments

  1. How should I handle a copycat playing Colle System? On the fourth move he plays Bd6, then I play c3, he responds c6, etc.?

  2. This opening is working well for me…beating 1500 elo level computer opponent. I move my pawn to e4, and it often does not take it, so I move the pawn forward to e5. This opens up my right side, and I can often checkmate, usually after a bishop or knight sacrifice.

  3. Complete BS opening, have played it so many times and only results in loosing too many material.

  4. ► Chapters

    00:00 Colle System Chess Opening

    00:50 Is Colle System a good opening?

    02:24 Colle System vs London System

    03:50 If Black plays c4 or cxd4

    05:16 If Black plays b6, Bb7

    06:00 Line-1: If Black plays dxe4

    07:44 Line-2: If Black plays cxd4

    08:22 If Black plays Bf5, stopping Bd3

    09:05 If Black plays Bg4, pinning Nf3

  5. Excelente video y explicación. ¿Habría alguna manera que tus videos estuvieran traducidos al español?

  6. Your videos are highly great
    I am about to cross 1000 rating through ur content

  7. Hey, you showed my comment! Nice. This is almost as cool as when GothamChess told me on Twitch I was a good parent for letting my young son swear. I’m like the world’s greatest extra in random chess videos.

  8. I kept staring at your cat and had to re-watch the video multiple times 😂.
    It's 😍.

  9. Best explenations and real improvement for those who are watching your chanel. Thanks.

  10. 2887 view 253 like hmmm looks like im going to say something

  11. Wonderful!!!!! if only possible…try to slow down your speech…i kindly hard to catch up with your words…just that…but the rest…very nice…no doubt……Thanks again sir!!! more power to you…

  12. That … cxd4 variation seems to go into something like a QGD (orthodox) Exchange Variation with colours reversed. Which makes me wonder if Black might have a shot at a minority attack in some situations.

  13. What if the black bishop goes Bxf3 after Bg4 ?

  14. how to play against Italian Opening in 10 minutes please.

  15. How do you counter fianchetto with this system

  16. You have a cute co-star on the mantle behind you. Meow.

  17. Ok but what if black places his bishop on d6 and rook on e8 and pushes his e pawn ♟

  18. what must man play if the black have this position Qc7 and Bd6 ;
    can u say me pls the best defense for a white on this possition(small cancel already)
    thaanks a lot

  19. I can imagine that cat saying to itself: "such a lazy dude, talking to a screen…come feed me slave!"

  20. Hi Igor love your work. I have reviewed both of your Colle videos. What is better Re1 or Qe2?
    Or does it vary according to what Blacks plays.
    Take Care Be Well Gordon

  21. I’m going to put forward the argument that watching Igor is even better than watching Tony, as sleeping cat < sleeping dog.

    🙂

  22. Hi there! First of all, I’m a big fan of yours 😊! At 9:33, what if, after h4, comes Be4 attacking my Rook on h1? Whenever I face this counterattack, I pretty much lose every game, due to an avalanche of the following attacks, and because it damages the whole structure altogether. Is there any other moves, such as f3 (blocking the queen and delaying development) or maybe sacrificing the rook in order to concoct a counter-counterattack, so to speak, as there’ll be g5 or h5, h6, and possibly Qg4, Qh5, or whatever (even taking the knight, when people blunder in blitz games). Looking forward to hearing your thoughts on that! Kind regards from this Brazilian noob who watches every video you post 😊😊😊

  23. You are the best coach of all!!!!!!!!!

  24. I really LOVE this opening, but I notice things break down somewhat when black's bishop moves to D-4 and then when threatened by the pawn, it takes the knight. If I take the bishop with my pawn, it opens up a clear lane for my castled king to be threatened and if I take it with the queen, the pawn advance to E-4 takes my bishop. I've played these options out in various permutations but I wonder what the best option is once my knight is taken?

  25. Great video, can you make an other video about the colle system with Black you mentioned it as slav defense?

  26. Which is more aggressive? the Colle system or the London system? And why?

  27. I love this system! but what do u think of the hippo? would u recommend that?

  28. I realise in your other video you suggest Re1 after castling. Here you suggest Qe2. Both attack on the e file, but which is better? Which on should I stick to?

  29. What if early on black plays pawn C5 instead of Knight to C3, attacking Whites bishop in D6?

  30. What if Black plays Ne7 protecting the other Nc6 Knight instead of Nf6?

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