Foxy Openings #76 The Hippo 1...b6, g6 (DVD) - Martin

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Volume 76. The Hippo 1...b6, g6 Learn the Opening the Easy Way. On this dvd Andrew Martin, author of the book Hippopotamus Rises, brings you an original and provocative opening for Black. Andrew Martin will take you through a series of games teaching you the ideas behind the opening for black and White.

Blacks will meets all of Whites responses with 1...b6 followed by a timely g6. The Hippopotamus chess opening offers everyone a chance to play chess in an original and interesting way. Black plays his pawns up to the third rank (lying low in the water like the hippopotamus himself), perhaps fianchettos both Bishops and bides his time, waiting for the right moment to strike. Hippopotamus is Great Surprise Weapon!!!!. there is no fixed theory so it wont be hard to catch your opponent off guard. This little known opening has been played on the highest level by top GrandMasters including Boris Spassky.

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  • 82 minutes running time



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