How to Beat the Petrov with the Cochrane Gambit
by GM Jesse Kraai and GM Bryan Smith
UPC 885007561453 MSRP: $19.95 Recommended for Beginner - Intermediate Players
Content: 1 hour and 7 minutes of instruction and analysis in a series of 3 lectures.
John Cochrane was a strong nineteenth century Scottish chess master ranked only below the well-known Howard Staunton the designer of modern chess pieces. Cochrane was known name in the Calcutta chess club as he played there while he lived in India. The first appearance of the Cochrane gambit against the Petrov's defense was in 1848 against an Indian master Mohishunder Bannerjee. See also Petroff
Used as an answer to the Petrov defense, the Cochrane Gambit, 4.Nxf7 offers chances for both sides. after 4...Kxf7 5.Nc3 c5!? 6.Bc4+ Be6 7.Bxe6+ Kxe6 8.d4 Kf7 9.dxc5 Nc6.
Here Jesse and Bryan show you how to use the Cochrane effectively to smash the Petrov.
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