Monday, January 06, 2014

Karpov loses to 2000 FIDE amateur player! ... and more

Dzindzi Indian Defense - No Refutation

Dzindzi Indian Defense - No Refutation
Posted on January 03,2014 By William in Strategy & Game Review, Chess Openings, All Articles w/ Videos. The Dzindzi Indian Defense is based on extremely interesting principles as black gives up the traditionally ¨prized¨ dark-squared bishop that has been fianchettoed on the kingside, in order to permanently weaken white's pawn structure on the queenside and completely change the dynamic of the opening. White is forced to adapt to a very different type of play as black's position looks shaky, but there is NO REFUTATION against this eclectic opening [...]

Winning Pawn Moves for Beginners with IM Maia Lomineishvili
Posted on December 30,2013 By William in General Chess Articles. IM Maia Lomineishvili follows up on her debut appearance with OnlineChessLessons.NET with an extremely instructive preview from her 3 hour Empire Chess DVD ¨Winning Pawn Moves for Beginners¨ This chess video is perfect for beginner players who want to achieve a deeper understanding game-changing pawn breaks and common tactical themes in different types of positions and structures. Maia Lomineishvili is an International Master and Women's Grandmas[...]

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![...]

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[...] 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...

Karpov is great though.