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Kasparov's Incredible Rook Sacrifice



Kasparov's Incredible Rook Sacrifice
Posted on December 09,2013 By William in Strategy & Game Review, All Articles w/ Videos, Classic Games (Pre 2010). Today we are going to look at a fascinating attacking game from the 1989 World Cup, featuring Garry Kasparov with the white pieces and Jon Speelman with the black pieces. GM Speelman is one of my favorite chess players of 1980s and 1990s because he was exceptionally creative and always strove to create new and different types of positions. However, sometimes GM Speelman was a little too creative and neglected basic rules of development and solid [...]

Susan Polgar Explains the French Defense, Lines with 3. Nc3
Posted on December 05,2013 By William in Strategy & Game Review, Chess Openings, All Articles w/ Videos, Beginner's Corner. The French Defense is a fantastic opening to add to your repertoire because it is extremely solid and black should have an easy time of emerging from the early moves with good play in the center. This chess video excerpt from Susan Polgar's chess DVD ¨Master the French, part 3 of 3¨ focuses specifically on all lines of the French Defense starting with 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 - including 3. ..Bb4; 3. ..dxe4; 3. ..Nf6 4. e5; and 3. ..Nf6 4. Bg5. G[...]

Susan Polgar Explains the French Defense, Tarrasch Variation
Posted on November 28,2013 By William in General Chess Articles. The Tarrasch Variation is one of the most common lines against the French Defense, starting with 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 as white protects his pawn on e4 but does not want to allow 3. Nc3 Bb4 - pinning the knight and doubling white's pawns for the rest of the game. However the Tarrasch Variation also has it's drawbacks as white will spend a lot of extra time to complete his development because his knight on d2 will be blocking natural developing[...]

How to Attack like a Grandmaster by GM Damian Lemos
Posted on November 25,2013 By GM Damian Lemos in General Chess Articles. Many beginner chess players are nervous at the board and this translates into timid play. If you prefer to build a solid position and wait for a mistake by your opponent, you are not playing good chess! If you want to win games, you have to attack your opponent at every chance. You must capitalize on every opportunity to make threats against your opponent and create problems that your opponent will be forced to solve. In this chess video excerpt [...]

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1 comment:

Apu said...

Hey,
Thanks for sharing with us.. enjoyed it. :)

Apu