Black and white

Lifetime Repertoires: French Defense

GM Anish Giri

This is a world-class French Defense repertoire by a top-10 player. GM Giri has created a bulletproof repertoire for Black players.

Unbalanced: The French Winawer for Black


The Winawer is Black’s sharpest line in the French. This course will guide you through the complexities.

French Defense: The Solid Rubinstein Variation

IM Hannes Langrock

Thought the Rubinstein was passive? Think again! This course shows how Black can play for the win.

Master the French Defense

NM Bryan Tillis

A complete course on the French for Black. It covers 3…d5, 3…Nf6 AND 3…dxe4 against the Tarrasch. And the Winawer, Classical, Rubenstein and McCutcheon


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