Shock Weapon in 1 hour 30 minutes
The Scholars Mate, Queen h5 Attack, is an unorthodox chess opening characterized by the moves: 1 e4 e5 2 Qh5.
We will see Magnus Carlsen and Hikaru Nakamura on this DVD. They seem quite happy to play 2 Qh5. Why not join them?
a shock weapon and has the advantage of being better than it looks.
There is hardly any theory. The opponent might feel uncomfortable facing
such a move. It’s almost as if Black is suddenly expected to win with
White playing like a beginner. The pressure is suddenly on. Easy traps
that Black can fall into especially in 5-minute games. If Black avoids
getting mated in the opening White still has a solid game and Black will
be left is left to his own resources and most likely unfamiliar
Not everyone can cope with this type of unusual pressure.
at the right time against the right opponent, 2 Qh5 can have a
devastating effect. Let FIDE Senior Trainer and IM Andrew Martin show
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