Learn the Sicilian Najdorf with FIDE Master Rohan Talukdar

Tournament Name

Learn the Sicilian Najdorf with FIDE Master Rohan Talukdar

Description

We invite you to participate in our online chess class designed to learn or expand your knowledge of the Sicilian Najdorf for beginners and intermediate players. The duration of the class is 2 hours and 30 minutes and it will be held on Sunday, March 7th at 1:00 PM (Central Time) in a Zoom meeting.

Fide Master (FM) Rohan Talukdar is Canadian chess player that has had a deep passion for the game of chess from the age of 5. He has been consistently ranked among Canada's top rated players for his age group. From 2017 to 2019, he was a 3-time consecutive Canadian Youth Chess Champion and has represented Canada at 5 World Youth Chess Championships and 2 World Youth U16 Chess Olympiads. He is actively working towards becoming an International Master (IM) and has crossed the 2400 ELO barrier along with achieving 2 IM norms. In this class, he hopes to deliver thought provoking instructional classes that will allow the participants to improve their overall understanding of the beautiful game of chess.

The Najdorf opening move order is: 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 xd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6

Class agenda:

1:00-1:10 Welcome and a brief introduction of the class
1:10-2:00 Learn the e5 pawn structure against 6.Be3, 6.Be2, 6.h3, and other lines
  • Overview
  • The correct move order
  • How to take advantage if your opponent makes the wrong move order
  • Puzzles from strong grandmaster games with the new variation learned
  • Review games where black has won in this variation
2:00-3:10 Learn the e6 pawn structure against 6.Bg5, 6.Bc4, and other lines
  • Overview
  • The correct move order
  • How to take advantage if your opponent makes the wrong move order
  • Puzzles from strong grandmaster games with the new variation learned
  • Review games where black has won in this variation
3:10-3:30 The instructor will play against 2 of the participants in the Najdorf as black

Date

Sunday, March 7, 2021 1:00 PM - Sunday, March 7, 2021 3:30 PM (Central Time)

Location

Online

Category

National, Target: All Ages

Sicilian Najdorf opening chess class Section

Description: $25 by Thursday, February 25th, after that $30
Not Rated
Fee: $30.00
Rounds: 0
Schedule: The class will start at 1:00 PM and ends at 3:30 PM (Central Time)
Time Control: N/A

Registration Close Date

Sunday, March 7, 2021 12:00 PM (Central Time)

Contact Info

Contact Name: Adriel A., Contact Email: support@chessforallonline.com

Tournament Notes

An email will be sent with a Zoom meeting for the class day. There is a 20% cancellation fee for refunds up to three days before the class.