In the last years, Modern Pirc became very popular and many chess players started to play it especially on 1500-2300 Levels. The difference is, that in the Pirc-Defense Black develops his king-knight to f6. It has been well established for decades at the top level that 1...e5, The Sicilian, The French, and the Caro-Kann are better defenses to 1.e4 than the other 16 options. Modern Defense: Gurgenidze Defense H Rossmann vs Uhlmann, 1974 (B06) Robatsch, 39 moves, 0-1. But you said "is not played", and this is completely different. Anand, Carlsen, MVL played it, and we can also mention players from other times such as Botvinnik, Timman, Tal, Korchnoi, Nunn, Gulko or Seirawan. Leko vs Svidler, 1996 (B07) Pirc, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2. white can develop at leisure with his system of choice and mantain first  move advantage. 7500 abonnés : merci ! Instead black tries to attack the center with this minor pieces from the sides and then once the foundation is in place, then looks to undermine the center control that white usually has. Spassky vs Ehlvest, 1991 (B06) Robatsch, 30 moves, 1-0, Modern Defense: Gurgenidze Defense Now what would be absurd would be if I started to try and cherry pick some reason why one is better than the other three! These are my chess games I play on Gameknot and Chess.com. Pirc Defense: General Kasparov vs Topalov, 1999 (B07) Pirc, 44 moves, 1-0. Ivanchuk vs. Kramnik, Candidates 2013 | Pirc Defense - GM Yasser Seirawan - Duration: 58:13. Apprendre à jouer au jeu d'échecs aux débutant. The Modern Pirc is actually a mixture of the Caro-Kann and the Pirc. The database has 27 000 games for the Alekhine, and 7 000 for the Owen defense. The Modern Defense is closely related to the Pirc Defence, the primary difference being … Modern Defense: Gurgenidze Defense O Renet vs K Spraggett, 1991 (B06) Robatsch, 42 moves, 1-0. Modern / Czech Szabo vs Pirc, 1962 (B07) Pirc, 56 moves, 0-1. Plus d'informations. Outsmarting your opponent even before the real … e6 9.g5 hxg5 10.hxg5 Ne8 … Having weakened the King's-side so much, that's the lastplace Black should put his King! Let’s check this variant. Ivanchuk plays it, too! Modern Defense: Standard Defense Hebden vs C Bernard, 1988 (B06) Robatsch, 40 moves, 1-0. Ses premiers coups sont: 1. e4 d6 2. d4 Cf6 3. Why do people act as if chess was actually solved? (Third time!). The greatest game ever! Modern Defense: Standard Line Spassky vs Ehlvest, 1991 (B06) Robatsch, 30 moves, 1-0 . Hebden vs C Bernard, 1988(B06) Robatsch, 40 moves, 1-0, Modern Defense: Standard Line Saint Louis Chess Club 116,290 views. I think that if the Pirc/Modern defense is only a surprise weapon, it is the king of the surprise weapons. Modern Defense: Standard Line M Vachier-Lagrave vs S Chanda, 2018 (B06) Robatsch, 45 moves, 1-0. In fact, nothing seems to be sure here. This collection gathers all variants of the Pirc with the exception of the Austrian Attack, Anand vs Van Wely, 1997 (B08) Pirc, Classical, 41 moves, 1-0, Pirc Defense: Classical Variation. There are several GMs between 2500-2700 who play this defense quite regularly and there are some obvious reasons for that. Quiet System Cette défense popularisée par Vasja Pirc (1907-1980) est une ouverture hypermoderne, très utilisée par M Tal, Seirawan mais aussi Kortchnoi, mais plus rarement aujourd'hui à haut niveau. The Modern Pirc is a very flexible and rich opening. How many GMs do you know of that call the Pirc their primary defense to 1.e4? To argue that an opening has no top adherents as a primary defense misses this, its flexibility and not necessarily objectivity why this is often the deciding factorAmong not just super GMs but even IM's you will very rarely see a secondary opening or  defense as a primary weapon for this reason. Les Débutant au jeu d'échecs trouveront tout sur, l'échiquier, la stratégie, la tactique et les débuts de parties du Jeu d'échecs. one thing that gets lost or never mentioned in opening discussions is that its not mere objectivity that gives ranking to all the defenses,its flexibility of choices. His plan is to proceed first with his own development. You become too easy to prepare agaisnt, and thats an uphill battle. And objectively, it would have been quite true. Défense Pirc Noirs face à E4 => DEFENSE PIRC. News. White Fianchetto vs. the Pirc Defense The Fianchetto Variation against the Pirc Defense (1.e4 d6 2.d4 Nf6 3.Nc3 g6 4.g3 Bg7 5.Bg2 O-O 6.Nge2) is a very easy system to learn and one that will teach many lessons of positional play. Black plays any one of those 4 moves and you will get no argument from me (at least no argument about move 1). 1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Opening book: Learn how to crush dubious openings - Modern, Pirc and Philidor - with the help of the Austrian Attack! Many chess players prefer to play the Modern Pirc Defense orRobatsch Defense, which substantially is very similar to the one that we saw before. The difference is that the blacks start with 1…g6 and fianchetto, which can easily be transformed into King’s Indian Defense. Caruana vs Ivanchuk, 2009 (B07) Pirc, 41 moves, 0-1. Pirc & Modern Defence [B06 −09] Written by GMs Gawain Jones, Jonathan Rowson, Nigel Davies, Neil McDonald, IMs John Watson & Andrew Martin Last updated Tuesday, July 19, 2011 XIIIIIIIIY 9rsnlwqkvl-tr0 9zppzzp-pp+p0 9-+-zp-snp+0 9+-+-+-+-0 9-+-zPP+-+0 9+-sN-+-+-0 9PzPP+-zPPzP0 9tR-vmKLsLQ NR0 xiiiiiiiiy he Pirc Defence remains a solid and reliable option for Black. 6.h3 c5 7.d5 0-0? In many lines Black combines the ideas of the classical Pirc in which the fianchettoed bishop is important with the Caro-Kann idea to fight for the center with c6-d5. Lion Velimirovic vs A Planinc, 1972 (C41) Philidor Defense, 27 moves, 0-1. They are few and far between, and for good reason! Black does not intend to challenge the centre immediately. To argue that an opening has no top adherents as a primary defense misses this, its flexibility and not necessarily objectivity why this is often the deciding factorAmong not just super GMs but even IM's you will very rarely see a secondary opening or  defense as a primary weapon for this reason. Hort vs S Zickus, 2006(B08) Pirc, Classical, 53 moves, 1-0, Modern Defense: Standard Defense The Pirc Defence is one of several hypermodern responses to the opening move 1.e4. It's a King's Indian Defence instead! But it is not on the market. At least I have yet to see it sold anywhere accessible to the U.S.  Amazon, Chess4Less, etc. The Modern Defense is a hypermodern chess opening in which Black allows White to occupy the center with pawns on d4 and e4, then proceeds to attack and undermine this "ideal" center without attempting to occupy it themself. Many great chess players, including World Champions, have employed it in their games. And possibly Jon Speelman for the Modern. But in the Modern, it is not quite sure if the knight will go there at all. Read the whole post. 3.Nc3 e5! I have played the Latvian! The Modern Defense responds to the King's Pawn Opening with with 1... g6, and the Pirc Defense with 1... d6. I think that if the Pirc/Modern defense is only a surprise weapon, it is the king of the surprise weapons. Oddly, in reply to 5. h4, Blackcan reply 5...h5, because it is difficultfor White to open a file without creating weaknesses in White's ownposition. You become too easy to prepare agaisnt, and thats an uphill battle. Système Kholmov . Learn Pirc Defense. Pirc defense or modern defense attracted many players because both sides has chances to win. Défense Pirc. The Pirc is a close cousin of the Modern Defense, but by delaying the development of this knight to f6, black leaves the bishop open and makes white’s early e4-e5 ideas less effective, as there is no knight to kick away. Enjoy♟ I mention both openings and endgames because the engine sux at both. H Rossmann vs Uhlmann, 1974(B06) Robatsch, 39 moves, 0-1, Pirc Defense: Classical Variation. O Renet vs K Spraggett, 1991(B06) Robatsch, 42 moves, 1-0, Modern Defense: Gurgenidze Defense Pirc Defense: … Mainline M Bjelajac vs A Planinc, 1977 (B07) Pirc, 41 moves, 0-1. Peralta vs. 4.Bg5 Korneev vs F Peralta, 2006 (B07) Pirc, 81 moves, 1/2-1/2 . Blunder Master Here.. How do I stop making so much blunders. In the Pirc Defense, Black develops in a natural way without creating many weaknesses, as he doesn’t advance his pawns too much. The main differences as I see them are that the Philidor Defense and the OI feature a B on e7, while the Pirc and KID have the bishop on g7. Envie de soutenir le Site: Pour vous informer ! Soutenir le site ! The Modern Defense is a chess opening against e4 and begins normally with the moves 1.e4 g6 2.d4 Bg7. the playable non-4 defenses are a lot more narrow in their scope agaisnt critical lines and white can force black to play in a narrow bridge of few choices and sometimes even force continuations if black is to remain in the tolerably worse. He says that the Modern-Pirc has deep positional ideas and has been studied by strong players right from the Soviet era! A distinction is usually drawn between the Pirc and lines where Black delays the development of his knight to f6, or omits it altogether; this is known as the Modern or Robatsch Defence. Si les Noirs jouent 1. e4 d6 2. d4 Cf6 3. But if black does play it, then it's not a Pirc, as in the Pirc white can't play c4. At 1997 New York Open, the strongest Open of the time, Bologan defended with the Modern-Pirc in 4 games out of nine rounds against players rated above 2600 and won all four, tying for the first place in the tournament. the decent ones are anywhere from 0.25-0.5 or so, the St. george  ( 1.e4 a6 2.d4 b5)is probably the  least sound of the ones worth taking at but still reasonable at about 0.6, the rest are not worth considering at all, My beautiful queen sacrifice! I noticed a similarity between the Classical Pirc, Philidor Defense (C41), King's Indian (E92), and Old Indian, Main line (A55). N'hésitez pas à partager ce site avec vos amis... Castelnau-Montratier / Cahors / LOT. You think he should come back so that you can continue insulting him for no particular reason? Illustrative games. Les transpositions avec la défense moderne sont fréquentes. The database has 27 000 games for the Alekhine, and 7 000 for the Owen defense. I don't think Botvinnik was the kind of guy that used a completely inferior defense as a surprise weapon. In the Pirc Defense, black tries to defend the center with this minor pieces. This is important because its much easier to prepare agaisnt someone if you dont have to study sideline upon sideline of options, Top players dont want repertoire's where they can be prepared agaisnt so easily. Of course, lines can be chosen so that they look less alike, but overall they share similar structures for both sides. Nouveau StratégiX #29; Vidéo : comment améliorer son niveau tactique ! How can it be the king  of the surprise weapons when it offers no surprises? Cc3 g6 (voir diagramme de la position de base). Yes I have heard of it. I don't think it's a surprise weapon. Matulovic vs G Botterill, 1975(B08) Pirc, Classical, 35 moves, 1-0, Pirc Defense: Classical Variation. And yet we have Lc0 which IS stronger than A0. You could have said "the Pirc is not popular at the top level". Both share common themes. 11:03. This opening is related to the Pirc Defense and can transpose into it. Typical continuations include the main line 5.Nf3 0-0, an immediate kingside attack with 5.e5 Nfd7, or a queenside counterattack with 5.Nf3 c5.. Larsen vs Seirawan, 1981 (B08) Pirc, Classical, 40 moves, 1-0, Copyright 2001-2021, Chessgames Services LLC, Clone this game collection (copy it to your account). (3…Nbd7!?) The Pirc Defense is a hypermodern defense, meaning that it doesn’t try to control the center early on with his pawns. the Pirc (main line on move 3) and the Modern. Perhaps Jan thought that White hadgiven up the idea of a King's-side attack after 6.h3, but... 8.h4! With our Grandmasters team, we analyzed it very deeply, going almost all the lines for White, to find out the best and at the same time the easiest way, to gain an advantage against Modern Pirc. Pirc Defense. Quiet System Czech Defense You have a point. Study the Pirc Defense: Modern Defense, Geller System Opening with free tools and analysis. But if you like 5 different things with sidelines sprinkled in, your opponent must either play chess normally, or go through encyclopediac amounts of opening prep over someone's personal repertoire to have the same effect. Gligoric vs Robatsch, 1961 (B08) Pirc, Classical, 41 moves, 1-0, Pirc Defense: Classical. La défense Pirc (aussi appelée défense Oufimtsev ou Pirc-Oufimtsev), popularisée par Vasja Pirc (1907-1980) et analysée par Anatoli Oufimtsev, est une ouverture au jeu d'échecs. 1.e4 d6 2.d4 Nf6 3.Nc3. Pirc Defense by Korchnoi Suetin vs Korchnoi, 1962 (B07) Pirc, 40 moves, 1-0. Kasparov vs Topalov, 1999 (B07) Pirc, 44 moves, 1-0. Nc3 g6 4. f4 Bg7. I have found some YouTube videos where engines play out this position, but they do not explain alternative moves which also lead to extremely complex games. I agree that it will never be as popular as the Sicilian or 1...e5. Cc3 c6 (défense tchèque), le coup ...g6 fait revenir dans la Pirc, mais il peut aussi exister des déviations noires comme l'idée de sortir la Dame e… ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 25 - The Easy Way to Beat the Pirc Modern Defense Roman uses a timely a4 and h3 line to achieve fantastic results at the highest level. The opening has been most notably used by British grandmasters Nigel Davies and Colin McNab. The position becomes tense from an early stage, black avoids exchanges and there are plenty of ways to play the position for both sides. It is called Kholmov System and arises from the Pirc Defence, but is also reachable from the Modern and Alekhine Defence (I almost always get it from the Alekhine). Quiet System Czech Defense Modern S Garcia Martinez vs A Planinc, 1973 (B08) Pirc, Classical, 42 moves, 0-1. Weakening the King's-side even more; 5...c6 6. g5Nfd7 is better, or 5...Na6planning ...c5. @ThrillerFan is the typical Internet troll, runs around making absurd claims and disagreeing with people for no reason other than to be difficult, and then when proven wrong disappears of the face of the earth. Pirc Defense: Chinese Variation Liu Wenzhe vs J H Donner, 1978 (B07) Pirc, 20 moves, 1-0. In the big 4 defenses, black has choice and deviations galore which means white cant force you to narrow avenues if he is inclined , and many are playable. Saying a GM has played it means little. the Pirc (main line on move 3) and the Modern. This chess strategy is considered a hypermodern opening. It is a surprise weapon at best, like the Scandinavian was in 1995, round 14. Mainline R Toran Albero vs Pirc, 1954 (B08) Pirc, Classical, 33 moves, 0-1. While chess.com's database has 31 000 games for the Scandinavian, it has approximately 60 000 games for. Abonnez-vous pour recevoir les dernières infos sur votre site internet ! the playable non-4 defenses are a lot more narrow in their scope agaisnt critical lines and white can force black to play in a narrow bridge of few choices and sometimes even force continuations if black is to remain in the tolerably worse. Apprendre, concevoir, réaliser un plan de jeu et le jouer dans une partie d'échecs. I would have to research his games, but possibly John Nunn. Its a respectable defense and leads to interesting positions but king of the surprise weapons is a bit much. An engine needs a Powerbook to evaluate and play an opening properly! I think it is slightly inferior to 1...e6 or 1...c6, but as you said, respectable. That normally starts 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 Bg7 4.e4, but that's the same thing. "The Pirc is not played at the top level!". The Pirc Defense is a solid opening with a great reputation. 5...c5, hitting back in thecentre, is also a good reply. However how actually bad are the non "big 4 defenses" though? Hello Everybody! In Pirc Defense black declines the control of the center in the opening and hopes that he will counter it in middle game, its complex battle whether black gets his plan in action or white punishes black for lack of the center. LIVE Blitz #3075 (Speed) Chess Game: White vs ZTFS in Pirc defense by kingscrusher. The tenth edition of Modern Chess Openings (1965) grouped the Pirc and Robatsch together as the "Pirc–Robatsch Defense". Schlechter Variation In spite of the progress made, we still have only scratched the top of the absolutely huge tree graph of the game. Kingscrusher OTB notable game : White vs Kelmendi vs the Modern/Robatsch defence by … This is important because its much easier to prepare agaisnt someone if you dont have to study sideline upon sideline of options, Top players dont want repertoire's where they can be prepared agaisnt so easily. I am looking for some references where this variation is analysed. 58:13. The Austrian Attack variation of the Pirc Defence is a chess opening characterised by the following moves: . But if you like 5 different things with sidelines sprinkled in, your opponent must either play chess normally, or go through encyclopediac amounts of opening prep over someone's personal repertoire to have the same effect. Nowadays, the modern move order starts by: 1.e4 d6 2.d4 Nf6 (going into a Pirc Defense?) Black encourages … Even Fischer played it once (not during an exhibition game, but against Spassky in Iceland!!). Instead, 4…a6 is very much in the spirit of the Modern Defense. In the big 4 defenses, black has choice and deviations galore which means white cant force you to narrow avenues if he is inclined , and many are playable. Approximately 60 000 games for played '', and thats an uphill battle 1. e4 d6 2. Cf6... 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