Saturday, December 28, 2013

Explosive Middlegame Tactics! - GM Rafael Leitão ... and more

Karpov loses to 2000 FIDE amateur player!

Karpov loses to 2000 FIDE amateur player!
Posted on December 26,2013 By GM Damian Lemos in General Chess Articles. Porrasmaa vs Anatoly Karpov In this video GM Damian Lemos analyzes a game between Porrasma (rated 2070) and former World Champion Anatoly Karpov. Despite being a rapid game, it is still amazing because there's a 500 rating points difference! Karpov tries a dubious plan in the opening with Nc6-Na5, and White finds a punishment thanks to his stronger development... a must watch game! Don't forget about the sale that was extended until Dec 31st, cli[...]

Explosive Middlegame Tactics! - GM Rafael Leitão
Posted on December 22,2013 By OnlineChessLessons.NET Contributor in Strategy & Game Review, All Articles w/ Videos. A strong sense of tactical awareness and combinative understanding is essential in chess. In the below excerpt from the chess DVD ¨Explosive Middlegame Tactics¨ GM Rafael Leitão reviews instructive examples of devastating chess tactics taken from elite grandmaster games. Viewers will learn how strong Grandmasters approach the thought process in chess, examining critical stages in complicated middlegames where every tactical possibility could chan[...]

GMs Michael Adams vs. Damian Lemos SHOWDOWN!
Posted on December 16,2013 By GM Damian Lemos in Strategy & Game Review, All Articles w/ Videos. In this video GM Damian Lemos analyzes his game against elite Grand Master Michael Adams, played in Gibraltar chess festival 2011. We'll see a French defense Tarrasch variation with 3..c5 (the previous year Damian played 3..Be7 against Michael) where Adams gets the bishop pair quickly and a better pre-endgame. Damian tries creating some activity losing the exchange and having to defend a tough endgame with a rook and a bishop against two rooks. T[...]

Susan Polgar Teaches Chess for Absolute Beginners
Posted on December 12,2013 By OnlineChessLessons.NET Contributor in General Chess Articles. The following video is an excerpt from Susan Polgar's most well-known chess DVD ¨Learn Chess in 30 Minutes, Chess for Absolute Beginners¨ with the former Women's World Chess Champion Grandmaster Susan Polgar explains power fundamentals of the game. FM Paul Truong is her assistant commentator in this chess DVD and does an excellent job of providing an extra perspective on how improving the basics of your game will have a drastic positive effect on[...] is a producer of thousands of free chess articles and free chess videos by FIDE chess masters. They recently released the renowned Empire Chess series that has been taking the chess world by storm. Please consider checking out their chess blog and chess shop with tons of free updated previews.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

The greatest world champ ever.