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Chess Bud Essential Playbook

Master the fundamentals of the game with videos 2 to 17. And meet Mark and see how the Chess Bud online coaching works in video 1.

Index of Playable Annotated Games Databases
within the Coaching Portal

(Available to enrolled students)

KING’S PAWN
(1. e4 e5)
King’s Gambit
(1. e4 e5 2. f4)
14 Games
Danish Gambit/ Centre Game
(2. d4)
5 games
Vienna Game
(2. Nc3)
11 games
Italian Game/
Three Knights
(2.Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4)
8 games
Scotch Game/ Scotch Gambit
(2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4)
9 games
SEMI-OPEN GAMES
French Defence
(1. e4 e6)
26 games
Caro-Kann
( 1. e4 c6)
25 games
Pirc/ Modern Defence
( 1. e4 d6 / 1. e4 g6)
2 games
SICILIAN DEFENCE
Open Sicilians
(1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 & 3. d4)
9 games
Anti-Sicilians
(1. e4 c5 2. Nc3)
13 games
THE ENGLISH & FLANK OPENINGS
Classical
(1. c4 e5)
11 Games
Symmetrical
( 1. c4 c5)
2 Games
QGD/Nimzo/Dutch
(1. c4 e6/Nf6/f5 etc.)
11 Games
Reti/Nimzo-Larsen Attack
(1. Sf3 with 2. b3)
10 Games
FEEL THE FEAR AND PLAY IT ANYWAY
Baltic Defence
(1. d4 d5 2. c4 Bf5)
7 games
Albin Counter-Gambit
(1. d4 d5 2. c4 e5)
16 games
Henig-Skara Gambit
(1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3.Nc3 c5 4. cxd5 cxd4)
22 games
Dutch Defence
(1. d4 f5)
14 games
QUEEN’S PAWN REPERTOIRE FOR WHITE
Anti-King’s Indian
11 Games
Anti-Grunfeld
5 Games
Queen’s Gambit Accepted
6 Games
QGD Tarrasch
9 games
Benko Gambit
5 Games
Slav Systems
6 games
QUEEN’S GAMBIT COMPLEX
Queen’s Gambit Declined
Semi-Slav: Meran Systems
MASTER THE ENDGAME
– ESSENTIAL ENDINGS EXPLAINED
Pawn Endings (Games 1 to 31)
Rook Endings (Games 32 to 71)