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    • Pattern Recognition is back!

      I firmly believe from my own practise both playing, studying and teaching that the key to chess improvement is pattern recognition and improving which patterns are natural to you, be it tactical, mating, strategical or endgame patterns (too name a... | Read More

      • FM zibbit
      • | Aug 11, 2015
      • | 1144 views
      • | 3 comments
    • A very exciting Icelandic Championship

      A very exciting Icelandic Chess Championship for the year 2015 is underway. This year we probably have one of the strongest if not the strongest editions ever! A remarkable 6 GM's are participating in this 12 players round robin. This tournament ... | Read More

      • FM zibbit
      • | May 16, 2015
      • | 1283 views
      • | 3 comments
    • Tactics Trainer #5

      You'll find other videos on my YouTube channel with problems rated 1400-1600, 1000-1200 etc which go into more structured thinking. In this one I just solve problems at my own rating level. Hope it's helpful. | Read More

      • FM zibbit
      • | Oct 15, 2014
      • | 1884 views
      • | 1 comment
    • Patterns from French Defence

      Check out my latest video where I analyze a win played here on Chess.com. You'll get to know some patterns that come into play in a quick game that enables a master to play solid moves and quickly find tactics that arise. I am not claiming perfec... | Read More

      • FM zibbit
      • | Oct 10, 2014
      • | 1980 views
      • | 5 comments
    • Patterns in K+P Endgames

      Hi! I have a new video on YT where we go over a cool puzzle and try to find which important patterns we can learn from it. For instance...what does this mean to a Master?   This is indeed a liability in most positions and in this one it wou... | Read More

      • FM zibbit
      • | Oct 2, 2014
      • | 1610 views
      • | 6 comments
    • New contender for top dog on Chess.com?

      There is a new GM in town! GM Duhless who is young Russian Daniil Dubov impressed tonight with big scores against Yaacovn and Nouki. He ended his session with a 2706 blitz rating and says he will try out bullet tomorrow! Look out people! Not ma... | Read More

      • FM zibbit
      • | Sep 30, 2014
      • | 1483 views
      • | 5 comments
    • 2015 Reykjavik Open - Fridrik Olafsson 80th Birthday Tournament

      2015 Reykjavik Open – Fridrik Olafsson’s 80th birthday honorary tournament   The dates are set for the 2015 Reykjavik Open, mark March 10th-18th on your calendar! The venue is the same as the last few years, the Harpan Conference Hall. The ... | Read More

      • FM zibbit
      • | Sep 24, 2014
      • | 1937 views
      • | 3 comments
    • Bullet Academy Ep. 2

      Time to improve your bullet chess and tune in to the only YouTube channel helping you to do that!!Next topic....hovering | Read More

      • FM zibbit
      • | Sep 20, 2014
      • | 1404 views
      • | 2 comments
    • A Tactics Trainer session (#4)

      A session in the fantastic Tactics Trainer. Including a very tricky king and pawn ending! | Read More

      • FM zibbit
      • | Jul 16, 2014
      • | 1830 views
      • | 9 comments
    • Slaughterhouse Ep. 1

      Violent attacking games! In this first one I am black and manage a pretty cool attack in a 3-minute game played right here on Chess.com | Read More

      • FM zibbit
      • | Jul 11, 2014
      • | 1380 views
      • | 4 comments