The English derives its name from the English (unofficial) World Champion, Howard Staunton (1843). The English has caught on in the twentieth century and is now recognized as a solid opening that may be used to reach both classical and hypermodern positions. Although many lines of the English have a distinct character, the opening is often used as a transpositional device in much the same way as 1.Nf3 – to avoid such highly regarded responses to 1.d4 as the Nimzo-Indian and Grunfeld defences – and it’s considered reliable and flexible.Content: 115 minutes of chess theory and discussion, with example games, over a series of 4 lectures.Recommended for: Intermediate Players.Users rated this series: 4.27 out of 5Chess Fans have said: Well, I watched part 1 today and enjoyed it so much that I watched part 2 immediately afterwards. Excellent lecture series and I am looking forward to parts 3 and 4 which I will watch tomorrow.IM Bill Paschall currently resides in Budapest, Hungary. Bill was the Boylston Chess Club Champion 2002, finished 1st at the Foxwoods Open 2002, Two-Time New England Open Champion, and has defeated more than 20 IGM’s in tournament play. Bill has extensive experience training both adults and children privately and in the schools.OUTLINEComplete System for Black Against the English Opening: Part IRun Time: 00:24:27Complete System for Black Against the English Opening: Part IIRun Time: 00:23:08Complete System for Black Against the English Opening: Part IIIRun Time: 00:36:09Complete System for Black Against the English Opening: Part IVRun Time: 00:31:22Originally Produced by ChessLecture.com LLC | © 2014 All Rights Reserved30 Day 100% Money Back GuaranteeYou must be thrilled with this purchase, and it must transform your chess the way I state in this letter, or I don’t want your money. Try it out and if you don’t agree that it’s an amazing program and worth more than you paid, keep all your money. If for any reason you’re not satisfied with the purchase just ask for your money back. It doesn’t get any easier than that.