Carlsen's Aggressive Attack In An Unusual Opening
Chess Openings

Carlsen Teaches How To Play 1.b3 Opening Aggressively

Carlsen Teaches How To Play 1.b3 Opening Aggressively

In today’s video lesson, you will learn how Magnus Carlsen used the 1.b3 chess opening (Nimzowitsch-Larsen Attack, or Queen’s Fianchetto Opening) to dominate his opponents.

Playing 1.b3 prepares White to fianchetto their queen’s bishop with Bb2, taking control over the center. It also aims for a powerful kingside attack in the future.

Watch the full video lesson to see how Magnus Carlsen effectively employed this opening as White. You will learn the main ideas and some key attacking plans.

Below, you can find the games shown in the video:

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