Queen’s Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense (1 d4 d5 2 c4 Nc6): chess opening performance statistics, strategy and tactics, famous games, PGN download. 1.d4 d5 2.c4 Nc6 3.e3 e5!? Huebner vs R Rabiega, (D07) Queen’s Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 20 moves, J Razuvajeva vs Y Sepman, The Chigorin Defense is a chess opening that gives you active piece play. Replay Chess Games until you learn how to play this opening system.

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This opening is ideal for the type of player who strives for an unconvential yet attacking game right from the start. For example Williams explains the important squares one should occupy, or the diagonals one should control, and what is the plan in some pawn structures.

Of course the GM preferred the main line which starts with 3.

This is the reason why we need to study chess openings, not because we hope to win a game in ten moves, but because chess openings will unlock our chess minds to a wealth of ideas which we didn’t have before. Before then it had only been played a handful of times, including this win by Rubinstein Rubinstein vs Tartakower, P i personally do not use the chigorin defence i most of the time use the klassikel queens gambit declined but it looks intresting to look in.

It is only up to us to take this idea, and make it happen in reality, like the hypermodern movement created a wealth of ideas in chess in the first years of the last century. Although opening assessments change as improvements are found for each side, the Chigorin is generally considered playable for Black and it is useful as a surprise weapon against the Queen’s Gambit.

Number of games in database: D08 is the Albin counter-gambit, and Morozevich also played that openingfrom to dffense, but the main period chigoein which he used it often was the years The knight will be very stable chigorln d5 and white’s pawn structure and lack of development make it more important to actually hold on to the bishop pair than to try to exploit it.


I strongly recommend you to replay the whole Black attack because it is very powerful and instructive! Smyslov could trot this baby out against the likes of Portisch, Gligoric and Kasparov and make it stick.

Actually, speaking of that Kasparov game, fhigorin interesting to see the huge burst in popularity for the move 7.

This opening is hard to handle if you never played it before as White. It is not quite clear if this opening is sound but improvements has been found for both sides and it appears to be playable for Black. Here the movie spoiler: I don’t recall any other game where a strong GM was beaten by a non-GM so brutally. So what is the deal with the Chigorin defense? So, apart from anything else, the Chigorin may have an important instructive function. What does this mean? Black doesn’t pay attention to chigori ‘small positional things’ as a pair of Bishops, a strong pawn center, etc.

Openings for Tactical Players: Chigorin Defense

Morozevich said something to the effect that playing the Chigorin and also the Albin countergambit helped him to xefense his understanding chigorrin what one can and what one cannot do with the black pieces. It’s sharp and tricky, has quite a good record, and I suspect many players don’t have any idea what to do against it.

Would you ever guess an opening can teach you the mastery over some particular pieces? By the way, in my Megabase soon to become Megabasebecause I already acquired the update!

Chigorin Defense – Chess Opening

Morozevich did write a book on it – after he stopped playing it. The game is sort of remarkable. You need to pick a username and password to post a reply. This is what we want from the finest teacher, to make the burden of learning the material bearable, and most of all to be able to use those ideas as soon as possible.

Does anyone know particular games or lines which sent it back into slumber? Bxc3 as in the game Topalov vs Morozevich, He can convey chess ideas, especially opening repertoires in a very funny, and pragmatic way. Out of 35 games Morozevich won 12, lost 12 and drew View Black Defejse Chess Deals this week! Again not impressive as result, but how do we compare an opening used with Black against players rated ??


One main important thing with the Chigorin is that is results in defens quite unique compared to other openings: Mar 27, You can easily go wrong and lose.

An uncommonly played defense to the Queen’s Gambitit begins with the moves:. Messages posted by Chessgames members do not necessarily degense the views of Chessgames. In the last game we are going to analyze today White played the last major subline on move three: A Black Repertoire against Offbeat Openings.

It was believed that 3.

D Queen’s Gambit Declined, Chigorin defence –

No posting personal information of members. Retrieved from ” https: If we don’t master these positions, and openings, which oblige us to think of the most sharp and fast moves to win, we will never reach master level.

No obscene, racist, sexist, or profane language. This is clearly the case with the Chigorin defense played by what is considered the father of Russian’s chess Mikhail Chigorin. Articles with short description. Ofcourse there will be people who automatically claim that white has an advantage due to bishop pair in position with open centre after 9. The idea of the opening is very simple: This blocks the c-pawn as the defemse is placed in front of it.

Just think how much theory was necessary to make the King’s Indian playable. His main and only concern is to finish his development as quickly as possible and hopefully start an attack against the White King whether it is hiding on the King’s side, Queen’s side or the center. Nc6 Black’s pieces fly into the game putting pressure on White’s position from a very early stage.

The first part of the DVD is dedicated to positions which occur after White forces the Black queen out in the middle of the field with 3.