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Introduction

00:02:16

Teamwork Introduction

00:00:40

Teamwork (1)

00:19:49
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Teamwork (2)

00:17:40
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Teamwork (3)

00:13:07
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Teamwork (4)

00:14:20
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Reassessing the Value of Attacking Pieces Introduction

00:02:15

Reassessing the Value of Attacking Pieces (1)

00:14:41
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Puzzles

Reassessing the Value of Attacking Pieces (2)

00:10:45
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Reassessing the Value of Attacking Pieces (3)

00:10:15
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Reassessing the Value of Attacking Pieces (4)

00:14:46
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Striking While the Iron is Hot Introduction

00:01:15

Striking While the Iron is Hot (1)

00:14:26
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Striking While the Iron is Hot (2)

00:16:06
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Striking While the Iron is Hot (3)

00:18:45
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Prophylaxis in the Attack Introduction

00:00:54

Prophylaxis in the Attack (1)

00:05:07
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Prophylaxis in the Attack (2)

00:07:47
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Prophylaxis in the Attack (3)

00:13:37
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Mating Patterns Introduction

00:01:47

Mating Patterns - Back Rank Mate

00:13:54
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Puzzles

Mating Patterns - Anastasia Mate

00:04:49
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Puzzles

Mating Patterns - Boden's Mate

00:05:36
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Mating Patterns - Arabian Mate

00:06:38
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Mating Patterns - Smothered Mate

00:10:36
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Mating Patterns - Morphy's Mate

00:04:50
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Mating Patterns - Damiano's Mate

00:08:46
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Mating Patterns - Epaulette Mate

00:05:18
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Mating Patterns - Opera Mate

00:05:12
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Mating Patterns - Anderssen's Mate

00:05:48
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Mating Patterns - Greco's Mate

00:05:43
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Mating Patterns - Reti's Mate

00:03:08
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Mating Patterns - Max Lange Mate

00:03:19
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Mating Patterns - Dovetail Mate

00:03:21
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Mating Patterns - Lolli's Mate

00:02:20
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Mating Patterns - Blind Swine Mate

00:02:52
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Mating Patterns - Hook's Mate

00:01:50
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Classic Sacrifices Intro

00:01:28

Classic Sacrifices Exchange (1)

00:07:48
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Classic Sacrifices Exchange (2)

00:08:08
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Classic Sacrifices Empty Square

00:08:31
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Classic Sacrifices Sicilian Nd5 (1)

00:17:10
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Classic Sacrifices Sicilian Nd5 (2)

00:06:02
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Classic Sacrifices Sicilian Nd5 (3)

00:09:22
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Classic Sacrifices Sicilian Rxc3 (1)

00:10:16
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Classic Sacrifices Sicilian Rxc3 (2)

00:07:38
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Classic Sacrifices Sicilian Rxc3 (3)

00:06:12
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Classic Sacrifces Bxe6

00:06:50
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Classic Sacrifices Greek Gift (1)

00:05:25
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Part 2 Classic Sacrifices Greek Gift (2)

00:09:13
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Classic Sacrifices Double Bishop

00:02:10
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Part 2 Classic Sacrifices IQP

00:05:18
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Attacking the Castled King Introduction

00:00:41

Attacking the Castled King(1)

00:19:14
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Attacking the Castled King(2)

00:05:43
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Attacking the Castled King(3)

00:09:37
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Attacking the Castled King(4)

00:12:35
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Punishing Greediness Introduction

00:01:32

Punishing Greediness (1)

00:09:33
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Puzzles

Punishing Greediness (2)

00:18:03
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Punishing Greediness (3)

00:29:22
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Pawnography Introduction

00:01:23

Pawnography (1)

00:18:01
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Pawnography (2)

00:12:07
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Pawnography (3)

00:15:24
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Drawing the King into the Wilderness Introduction

00:01:02

Drawing the King into the Wilderness (1)

00:07:54
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Part 2 Drawing the King into the Wilderness (2)

00:11:51
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Part 2 Drawing the King into the Wilderness (3)

00:13:41
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Conclusion

00:01:34

1. Introduction

Ultimate Attacking Guide - Volume 1

with IM Lawrence Trent

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International Master Lawrence Trent's Ultimate Attacking Guide – Volume 1 is a complete and comprehensive guide to the essential principles of attacking chess. In this first volume, IM Trent will teach you how to liven up your repertoire with essential skills and aggressive strategies to become a more dynamic and exciting player on the board. This course will hone your skills in developing pieces and plans in the opening, middlegame and ending of the game, for a succulent and successful attack, from the beginnings of a plot to checkmate!

In ten comprehensive chapters, you will cover necessary moves and patterns, creative tactics and sacrifices, how to accurately calculate and execute your plan, knowing when and how to strike, and punishing your opponent for their weakness or greediness! All these considerations and more are carefully covered in this 10-hour, all-rounder interactive course with concrete example games by top Grandmasters, and puzzles to test your understanding at the conclusion of every chapter.

There are also practical examples of modern games between well-known Grandmaster professional players, masters who began their journey in the chess club to beyond. Suitable for the beginner to club player, intermediate to advanced, this extensive course offers a complete introduction and refresh of essential skills that all players must establish and develop in order to flourish and win their games.

You will learn:

  • Exactly how to attack!
  • The most important principles of attacking chess
  • Essential mating patterns
  • How to strike when the iron is hot
  • To reassess the value of attacking pieces
  • How to punish your opponent's greediness
  • The importance of your piece's teamwork
  • Important classical sacrifices for maximum advantage
  • Ways to lure your opponent's King into the wilderness
  • Methods to attack the castled King

and much more, in this, GingerGM's first release in our new "interactive" course format. Each individual chapter includes puzzles for the viewer to consolidate what they have learnt, and fully-annotated PGN files allow you to play through the moves alongside the videos or at your own leisure. Videos can be watched online at gingergm.com with the "streaming" option at a small additional cost. Several videos are available for free, so take a look on gingergm.com/shop!

International Master Lawrence Trent is best known as a chess commentator and author of some ten previous chess DVDs. Lawrence has commentated at top tournaments across the world including the World Chess Championship, World Championship Candidates match, Olympiad, Tata Steel and Grenke Chess tournament. He hosts the Full English Breakfast podcast with Macauley Peterson and Simon Williams.

Contents

  • Introduction

Part 1: Teamwork

  • Teamwork Introduction
  • Teamwork (1)
  • Teamwork (2)
  • Teamwork (3)
  • Teamwork (4)
  • Teamwork Puzzles

Part 2: Reassessing the Value of Attacking Pieces

  • Reassessing the Value of Attacking Pieces Introduction
  • Reassessing the Value of Attacking Pieces (1)
  • Reassessing the Value of Attacking Pieces (2)
  • Reassessing the Value of Attacking Pieces (3)
  • Reassessing the Value of Attacking Pieces (4)
  • Reassessing the Value of Attacking Pieces Puzzles

Part 3: Striking While the Iron is Hot

  • Striking While the Iron is Hot Introduction
  • Striking While the Iron is Hot (1)
  • Striking While the Iron is Hot (2)
  • Striking While the Iron is Hot (3)
  • Striking While the Iron is Hot Puzzles

Part 4: Prophylaxis in the Attack

  • Prophylaxis in the Attack Introduction
  • Prophylaxis in the Attack (1)
  • Prophylaxis in the Attack (2)
  • Prophylaxis in the Attack (3)
  • Prophylaxis in the Attack Puzzles

Part 5: Mating Patterns

  • Mating Patterns Introduction
  • Mating Patterns Back Rank Mate
  • Mating Patterns Anastasia Mate
  • Mating Patterns Boden's Mate
  • Mating Patterns Arabian Mate
  • Mating Patterns Smothered Mate
  • Mating Patterns Morphy's Mate
  • Mating Patterns Damiano's Mate
  • Mating Patterns Epaulette Mate
  • Mating Patterns Opera Mate
  • Mating Patterns Anderssen's Mate
  • Mating Patterns Greco's Mate
  • Mating Patterns Reti's Mate
  • Mating Patterns Max Lange Mate
  • Mating Patterns Dovetail Mate
  • Mating Patterns Lolli's Mate
  • Mating Patterns Blind Swine Mate
  • Mating Patterns Hook's Mate
  • Mating Patterns Puzzles

Part 6: Classic Sacrifices

  • Classic Sacrifices Introduction
  • Classic Sacrifices Exchange (1)
  • Classic Sacrifices Exchange (2)
  • Classic Sacrifices Empty Square
  • Classic Sacrifices Sicilian Nd5 (1)
  • Classic Sacrifices Sicilian Nd5 (2)
  • Classic Sacrifices Sicilian Nd5 (3)
  • Classic Sacrifices Sicilian Rxc3 (1)
  • Classic Sacrifices Sicilian Rxc3 (2)
  • Classic Sacrifices Sicilian Rxc3 (3)
  • Classic Sacrifices Bxe6
  • Classic Sacrifices Double Bishop
  • Classic Sacrifices Greek Gift 1
  • Classic Sacrifices Greek Gift 2
  • Classic Sacrifices IQP
  • Classic Sacrifices Puzzles

Part 7: Attacking the Castled King

  • Attacking the Castled King Introduction
  • Attacking the Castled King (1)
  • Attacking the Castled King (2)
  • Attacking the Castled King (3)
  • Attacking the Castled King (4)
  • Attacking the Castled King Puzzles

Part 8: Punishing Greediness

  • Punishing Greediness Introduction
  • Punishing Greediness (1)
  • Punishing Greediness (2)
  • Punishing Greediness (3)
  • Punishing Greediness Puzzles

Part 9: Pawnography

  • Pawnography Introduction
  • Pawnography (1)
  • Pawnography (2)
  • Pawnography (3)
  • Pawnography Puzzles

Part 10: Drawing the King in to the Wilderness

  • Drawing the King in to the Wilderness Introduction
  • Drawing the King in to the Wilderness (1)
  • Drawing the King in to the Wilderness (2)
  • Drawing the King in to the Wilderness (3)
  • Drawing the King in to the Wilderness Puzzles
  • Conclusion

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  • Running time: 10 hours
  • Puzzles: 40
  • PGN files: included, fully annotated
  • File size: 2.08 GB

Course Contibutors


  • Lawrence Trent
    IM Lawrence Trent

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