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Ponomariov vs. Ivanchuk (FIDE Grand Prix tournament)



Ponomariov vs. Ivanchuk (FIDE Grand Prix tournament)
Posted on February 03,2014 By GM Damian Lemos in Strategy & Game Review, All Articles w/ Videos, General Chess Articles. In this video Grand Master Damian Lemos analyzes a game between top GMs Ruslan Ponomariov and Vasily Ivanchuk. We'll see a French defense, Tarrasch variation with 3.Nd2. where Ponomariov employs an interesting middle-game approach after 7.Nb3, getting a closed position full of maneuvers. At move 19, we still have all pieces on board!. However, Black resigns because he's positionally lost, a must watch game![...]

Gibraltar Chess Festival 2014 - Round 1! - Sos vs. Kamsky
Posted on January 31,2014 By GM Damian Lemos in Tournament Updates, All Articles w/ Videos, General Chess Articles. In this video GM Damian Lemos analyzes Round 1 of Gibraltar Chess Festival between Eric Sos (2285) against Gata Kamsky (2709). We'll see a King's Indian where Black deviates from the main lines in order to play for a win. Kamsky plays a nice positional maneuver to launch a kingside attack, finding a nice tactic at the end with Nf2![...]

Karpov vs. Topalov a Battle Between Top GMs
Posted on January 27,2014 By GM Damian Lemos in Strategy & Game Review, All Articles w/ Videos, General Chess Articles. KarpovIn this video GM Damian Lemos analyzes an interesting battle between top GMs Karpov and Topalov. Karpov plays a d4 game whereas Topalov tries playing the Benoni defense (risky and aggressive defense against 1.d4!). However, Karpov chooses a quiet line getting small positional advantages in the center. This happens to be a good strategy against Topalov who's an initiative player. A game worth studying for the Anti-Benoni players![...]

Chess Endgame Principles - FM Alisa Melekhina
Posted on January 20,2014 By OnlineChessLessons.NET Contributor in All Articles w/ Videos, General Chess Articles. Too many games end in either premature draw offers or resignations. Fighting in the endgame is a skill that can help players rack up those extra points. Alisa Melekhina analyzes two of her own games, one in which she drew a pawn down, and another in which she pulled off a win in an equal rook ending. The viewers are led through four major principles that can be applied in their own endgames: mentally adapt to a change in the position; resist by p[...]

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Nakamura is better.