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Boris Avrukh is an Israel-born American Grandmaster. He became Grandmaster in 1997 at the age of 21. He has won World Under-12 Championship, the Israeli Chess Championship (twice) and participated in Chess Olympiads 6 times.

Boris is universally recognized as one of the foremost opening theoreticians of the modern era. He has trained some of the best players in the world like GM Radjabov, GM Kramnik, GM Caruana, GM Wesley So, and many more. He was also one of the team members assisting GM Boris Gelfand during the World Championship against GM Viswanathan Anand. Avrukh is widely considered to be the "God of Opening Preparations". He is the world-leading expert on 1.d4 and has authored some of the best chess books.

It's been asserted by some experts that Avrukh’s writings “elevated" chess books to a formerly unseen level.

Courses

Boris Avrukh

Breyer Repertoire for Black

Full comprehensive Breyer repertoire for Black against the main line of Ruy Lopez.

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Boris Avrukh

Aggressive 7.f4! vs Benoni

Very aggressive response to straight Benoni move order.

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Boris Avrukh

Sicilian Sidelines

Examination of seven different White 2nd moves deviating from 2. Nf3 .

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Boris Avrukh

Fianchetto Repertoire vs London

Powerful fianchetto repertoire for Black vs London System. The examined variation mostly fits KID and Grunfeld players.

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Boris Avrukh
50+ hours

Opening Preparation

Recording of 52 week course taken by GM Boris Avrukh

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₹ 14999 INR
Boris Avrukh

Repertoire for Black vs London Systems

Black challenging repertoire against very popular London system.

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Boris Avrukh

Black Repertoire against Italian

Very ambitious Black repertoire vs Italian!

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Boris Avrukh

Black Repertoire Against 1.e4 c5 2.c3

Black challenging repertoire against Alapin 1.e4 c5 2.c3 vs Sicilian.

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Boris Avrukh
1 hour

Initiative - GM Thinking (Part 1)

Control the tempo and style of the game!

Date & Time (IST):
Feb 4, 2022 8:30 PM
Boris Avrukh
1 hour

Favourable Tension - GM Thinking (Part 2)

Tension can be good.

Date & Time (IST):
Feb 11, 2022 8:30 PM
Boris Avrukh
1 hour

Defense - GM Thinking (Part 3)

Want to win? Learn defense.

Date & Time (IST):
Feb 18, 2022 8:30 PM
Boris Avrukh
1 hour

Queen Sacrifice - GM Thinking (Part 4)

When do you let go of your queen?

Date & Time (IST):
Feb 25, 2022 8:30 PM
Boris Avrukh
1 hour

Opposite Color Bishops

Is position everything? Does material advantage count?

Date & Time (IST):
Mar 4, 2022 8:30 PM
Boris Avrukh
1 hour

Playing with Bishop Pair

How do we maximise our bishop pair advantage?

Date & Time (IST):
Mar 11, 2022 8:30 PM
Boris Avrukh
1 hour

Playing against Bishop Pair

How best do we counter the bishop pair advantage?

Date & Time (IST):
Mar 18, 2022 8:30 PM
Boris Avrukh
1 hour

Endgame Technique

Endgame strategies explained.

Date & Time (IST):
Mar 25, 2022 8:30 PM
Boris Avrukh
1 hour

Pawn moves

"Pawns are the soul of the game. ...the way they are deployed decides the fate of the game." - Philidor

Date & Time (IST):
Apr 1, 2022 8:30 PM
Boris Avrukh
1 hour

Initiatives: With help of Surprising Moves

How do you make use of surprise to seize initiative?

Date & Time (IST):
Apr 8, 2022 8:30 PM
Boris Avrukh
1 hour

Bishop vs Knight

Which one is better, the bishop or the knight?

Date & Time (IST):
Apr 15, 2022 8:30 PM
Boris Avrukh
1 hour

Exchange Sacrifice

When do we go in for an exchange sacrifice?

Date & Time (IST):
Apr 22, 2022 8:30 PM
Boris Avrukh
1 hour

Boris Avrukh's Favourite Positional Games

Favourite positional games of Grandmaster Boris Avrukh

Date & Time (IST):
Apr 29, 2022 8:30 PM
Boris Avrukh
1 hour

Choosing Opening Repertoire Strategies

How do we formulate our opening repertoire strategy?

Date & Time (IST):
May 6, 2022 8:30 PM
Boris Avrukh
1 hour

Opening Work with Elite Players

Learn what Boris Avrukh teaches his elite students.

Date & Time (IST):
May 13, 2022 8:30 PM
Boris Avrukh
1 hour

Latest Opening Trends

What's the latest in the world of chess openings?

Date & Time (IST):
May 20, 2022 8:30 PM
Boris Avrukh
1 hour

Boris Avrukh's Opening Adventures

Learn from GM Boris Avrukh's experiments with chess openings.

Date & Time (IST):
May 27, 2022 8:30 PM
Boris Avrukh
1 hour

Material Imbalance: Two Minor Pieces vs Rook & Pawn

Two minor pieces or a rook and a pawn?

Date & Time (IST):
Jun 3, 2022 8:30 PM
Boris Avrukh
1 hour

Material Imbalance: Exchange

When do we go for material imbalance due to exchange sacrifice?

Date & Time (IST):
Jun 10, 2022 8:30 PM
Boris Avrukh
1 hour

Material Imbalance: Queen vs Pieces

Playing with material imbalance, queen versus pieces.

Date & Time (IST):
Jun 17, 2022 8:30 PM
Boris Avrukh
1 hour

Material Imbalance: Unusual Imbalances

Some interesting case studies of unusual material imbalance.

Date & Time (IST):
Jun 24, 2022 8:30 PM
Boris Avrukh
1 hour

Prophylactic Thinking

The art of thinking ahead.

Date & Time (IST):
Jul 8, 2022 8:30 PM
Boris Avrukh
1 hour

Space Advantage

Control the squares, win the game!

Date & Time (IST):
Jul 15, 2022 8:30 PM
Boris Avrukh
1 hour

Understanding Closed Pawn Structures

Closed pawn structure? Open sesame!

Date & Time (IST):
Jul 22, 2022 8:30 PM
Boris Avrukh
1 hour

Decoding Young Indian Prodigies-Part 3

Interesting games of the Indian prodigies from Olympiad 2022.

Date & Time (IST):
Sep 7, 2022 7:30 PM
Boris Avrukh
1 hour

Advanced Calculations - 1

Learn advanced calculation techniques.

Date & Time (IST):
Sep 9, 2022 8:30 PM
Boris Avrukh
1 hour

Advanced Calculations - 2

Advanced calculation techniques.

Date & Time (IST):
Sep 16, 2022 8:30 PM
Boris Avrukh
1 hour

Advanced Calculations - 3

Advanced calculation techniques with GM Avrukh.

Date & Time (IST):
Sep 23, 2022 8:30 PM
Boris Avrukh
1 hour

Advanced Calculations - 4

Advanced calculation techniques with GM Avrukh.

Date & Time (IST):
Sep 30, 2022 8:30 PM
Boris Avrukh
1 hour

Advanced Calculations - 5

Advanced calculation techniques with GM Avrukh.

Date & Time (IST):
Oct 7, 2022 8:30 PM
Boris Avrukh
1 hour

Advanced Calculations - 6

Advanced calculation techniques with GM Avrukh.

Date & Time (IST):
Oct 14, 2022 8:30 PM
Boris Avrukh
1 hour

Advanced Calculations - 7

Advanced calculation techniques with GM Avrukh.

Date & Time (IST):
Oct 21, 2022 8:30 PM
Boris Avrukh
1 hour

Advanced Calculations - 8

Advanced calculation techniques with GM Avrukh.

Date & Time (IST):
Nov 4, 2022 8:30 PM
Boris Avrukh
1 hour

Long Term Compensation

Trading off for positional advantages in exchange for material disadvantage

Date & Time (IST):
Nov 11, 2022 8:30 PM
Boris Avrukh
1 hour

Exchange

Trading off minor pieces for a rook

Date & Time (IST):
Nov 25, 2022 8:30 PM
Boris Avrukh
1 hour

Decisive Quiet Moves

How to make one?!

Date & Time (IST):
Dec 2, 2022 8:30 PM

Preferred trainee

Intermediate, Advanced

Trainees interested in Openings, 1.d4

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