List Of All Classes

 Interesting Endgames (Thursdays 7-9pm ET)Complex Middlegames (Mondays 7-9pm ET)Endgame Studies (Sundays 2-4pm ET)
Class 1April 9: Rook Endgames – why they are so difficultApril 27: Double-Edged BishopsApril 26: King, bishop and knight mate
Class 2April 16: Rook vs. bishop – the sharpest endgame?May 4: Dynamic piece sacrifices in the King’s Indian DefenceMay 10: Famous themes in studies
Class 3April 23: Knight vs. pawns – how the knight loses a tempoMay 11: Exchange sacrifices in the French DefenceMay 17: Studies based on fortresses
Class 4April 30: 2 knights vs. pawn – understanding the most complex ending.May 18: Exchange sacrifices - rook for bishopMay 24: Rook vs. pawn - funny movements up and down the board
Class 5May 7: 2 bishops vs. bishop & knight: Understanding why the bishop pair is strongMay 25: Nimzowitsch treatment of the Nimzo-Indian in “My System”May 31: 2 bishops + knight vs. rook + pawn
Class 6May 14: A closer look at the Scotch Endgame with rook vs. two minor piecesJune 1: Ragozin middlegames – compensation for the dark-squared bishopJune 7: Favorite endgame studies
Class 7May 21: Bishop vs. knight – the bishop ends in zugzwang!June 8: Queen sacrifices for long-term compensationJune 14: 2 bishops vs. knight + pawn
Class 8May 28: Knight vs. pawn – Lord of the ringsJune 15: AlphaZero’s superior strategies vs. Stockfish 8June 21: Introduction to the work of Alexey Troitzky
Class 9June 4: Rook + bishop vs. rook + knight: Fischer’s favoriteJune 22: Pawn sacrifices for the initiative – examples from Alekhine’s gamesJune 28: King + queen versus king + pawn(s)
Class 10June 11: Understanding the Berlin WallJune 29: Carlsbad Structure in the QGD – classical approach to AlphaZero’s inventive treatmentJuly 5: Studies with odd piece configurations
Class 11June 18: Mating attacks in endgamesJuly 6: Exchange sacrifices – rook for knightJuly 12: Pawn endgames with a twist!
Class 12June 25: Opposite-colored bishops – the most strategic endgameJuly 13: The risky strategy with Na5 in the Grunfeld Indian DefenceJuly 19: Scrutinizing the studies of Richard Reti
Class 13July 2: Queen vs. rook + pawnJuly 20: The Mar del Plata Variation in the KIDJuly 26: Favorite endgame studies (part 2)
Class 14July 9: The Ragozin endgameJuly 27: Semi-Slav (and Slav) structures after c4-c5August 3: Queen + bishop vs. queen
Class 15July 16: Knight endgames – the barrierAugust 3: Positional queen sacrifices (part 2)August 10: Queen + knight vs. queen
Class 16July 23: Endgames with rook vs. two minor piecesAugust 10: The Stonewall – a complete overview with new insightsAugust 17: Surprise transformation into a pawn endgame
Class 17July 30: Rook + bishop versus rookAugust 17: The Maroczy structureOctober 26: Bishop/Knight + pawn vs. rook
Class 18August 6: The Carlsbad endgameAugust 24: The HedgehogNovember 2: A study composer’s finest moment! (Part 1)
Class 19August 13: Bishop versus pawnsAugust 31: Positional queen sacrifices (part 3)November 9: b6-c7 vs. Ka8-b7: Successful setup for a draw/win
Class 20August 20: Rook versus knight – the basics with few or no pawnsSeptember 14: The Exchange SlavNovember 16: A study composer’s finest moment! (part 2)
Class 21August 27: Rook endgames – rook vs. 1-2 pawnsSeptember 21: Volga Gambit – typical middlegame structuresNovember 23: Queen trapped in the corner
Class 22September 3: Rook endgames – rook vs. 2 pawnsSeptember 28: Blumenfeld GambitNovember 30: A study composer’s finest moment! (part 3)
Class 23September 10: Rook endgames – rook vs. 3 or more pawnsOctober 5: Typical Benoni middlegame structuresDecember 7: 1-2 pieces chase the king around
Class 24September 17: Rook endgames – 3 vs 3, +1 on the queensideOctober 12: Other Benonis and transformations from KIDDecember 14: A study composer’s finest moment! (part 4)
Class 25September 24: Rook endgames – positions with one pawn
Class 26October 1: Rook endgames – 2 pawns extra: f + h
Class 27October 8: Rook endgames – 2 pawns vs. 1
Class 28October 15: Rook endgames – Positions with many pawns

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