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  • How to Learn Openings, Part 2

    • 27 aug. 2014
    • | 14 min
    • | 3460 keer bekeken
    • | 9 Reacties

    How does Bobby Fischer’s Yugoslav attack compare to a modern game between two super GMs? FM Todd Andrews shows you the similarities and differences between the Fischer game from part one and a more recent instructive Sicilian Dragon game by GMs Shirov and Topalov. Learn how to take notes on opening traps, patterns, transpositions, and structure in this enlightening video. | Bekijk video

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    • How to Learn Openings, Part 2

      FM Todd Andrews

      • 14 min
      • | 3399 keer bekeken
      • | 9 Reacties

      How does Bobby Fischer’s Yugoslav attack compare to a modern game between two super GMs? FM Todd Andrews shows you the similarities and differences between the Fischer game from part one and a more recent instructive Sicilian Dragon game by GMs Shirov and Topalov. Learn how to take notes on opening traps, patterns, transpositions, and structure in this enlightening video. | Bekijk video

  • Strategie

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    • Make Constant Threats: Amazing Games for Beginners -- Part 3

      FM Elliott Liu

      • 17 min
      • | 6769 keer bekeken
      • | 10 Reacties

      FM Elliot Liu shows you a brilliant Emanuel Lasker game from nearly 120 years ago to illustrate the power of making constant threats with your moves. Lasker uncorks one of the first uses of the Berlin Defense in top-level play to quickly gain an advantage in this instructive game. FM Liu shows you how Lasker pressed his edge and improved his position with every move. | Bekijk video

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    • How to Play the King's Indian Defense: Sämisch Variation

      GM Roman Dzindzichashvili

      • 20 min
      • | 6211 keer bekeken
      • | 12 Reacties

      With so many lines available, what does GM Dzindzichashvili recommend as the "guideline" you should use when choosing a variation against the Sämisch? Whichever is easiest for you of course! Roman reviews the theory behind the 6...c6 variation of the Sämisch, highlighting Black's positional ideas and solid approach towards undermining White's center. Look for more soon on Roman's approach to the King's Indian Defense! | Bekijk video

  • Eindspelen

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    • How to Win a Won Endgame!

      GM Roman Dzindzichashvili

      • 21 min
      • | 6184 keer bekeken
      • | 22 Reacties

      GM Roman Dzindzichashvili analyzes one of his own games from start to finish, paying special attention to the transition between an advantageous position and a won endgame. Once you get to the endgame, how do you win it? GM Dzindzi shows you the important concepts in a tricky rook ending. | Bekijk video

  • Geweldige Partijen

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    • How To Make Swiss Cheese: Mikhlaevski vs. Grandadam

      GM Victor Mikhalevski

      • 23 min
      • | 3199 keer bekeken
      • | 12 Reacties

      GM Victor Mikhalevski walks you through a fascinating game from this year’s Biel Chess Festival. Learn what GM Mikhalevski was thinking each move of this excellent win with the white pieces on his way to an outstanding second-place finish in the master tournament. Dive deep into Mikhalevski’s anti-Slav system and learn how to win a complex positional game. | Bekijk video

  • Beginners

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    • Make Constant Threats: Amazing Games for Beginners -- Part 2

      FM Elliott Liu

      • 16 min
      • | 7239 keer bekeken
      • | 32 Reacties

      FM Elliot Liu continues his analysis of an instructive Aron Nimzowitsch game on the art of keeping the initiative. The game starts with an amazing string of moves by Nimzowitsch that improves his position while keeping his opponent occupied and reacting to threats. Watch how Nimzowitsch magically turns a dormant rook into a monster in two moves, then optimizes his other pieces. If you’ve ever seen a good knight vs. a bad bishop, you will recognize the power of Nimzo's ultimate plan. | Bekijk video

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    • The Easiest Way to Crush the Anti-Sicilians! -- Part 1

      GM Ben Finegold

      • 13 min
      • | 7185 keer bekeken
      • | 35 Reacties

      What do you do when your opponent plays an anti-Sicilian system against your favorite opening? GM Ben Finegold shows you how to crush these openings once and for all. In this video, GM Finegold shows you the fine points of the Rossolimo variation, the most popular response from players avoiding open Sicilians. Learn how to pick a “pet line” to get a quick advantage against these anti-Sicilian players! | Bekijk video

  • Gevorderd

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    • How to Play the King's Indian Defense: Sämisch Variation

      GM Roman Dzindzichashvili

      • 20 min
      • | 6211 keer bekeken
      • | 12 Reacties

      With so many lines available, what does GM Dzindzichashvili recommend as the "guideline" you should use when choosing a variation against the Sämisch? Whichever is easiest for you of course! Roman reviews the theory behind the 6...c6 variation of the Sämisch, highlighting Black's positional ideas and solid approach towards undermining White's center. Look for more soon on Roman's approach to the King's Indian Defense! | Bekijk video

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