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Sunday, December 22, 2013

Kasparov's Incredible Rook Sacrifice ... and more

GMs Michael Adams vs. Damian Lemos SHOWDOWN!

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[...]

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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 [...] 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.


Anonymous said...

Love the DVD.

Anonymous said...

How about 'Kasparov's despicable double Knight move!' that enabled him to win against Judith!