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Amazing videos created by you mate! Your logic is impeccable, and your voice keeps the student motivated to hear what is up next! You have a very bright future as a chess mentor ahead of you!
YOUR A NATURAL AT TEACHING.CAN YOU MAKE MORE LECTURES PLEASE.
Thank you Elliot. This is very helpful...and entertaining...keep up the good work...yo.
I think part of being a good chess player, or a good anything for that matter, is having a healthy dose of humility. I'm a self-taught intermediate player. I've learned a lot by going back and reviewing this series of games for beginners. Remember, they were all played by grandmasters of the highest caliber and analyzed for us by players much better than at least me. I can learn from any of them.
The game is Morphy Paul (2680) vs. Duke Karl Count Isouard
nice beginner's video.I look forward to watching more!
Good with the force Morphy... Count what sawhosits shut up
Liu introduces principles and tactics discussing a well know Morphy game.
Morphy plays white, royality plays black using Philidor defense.
Liu introduces tactics - the pin, the fork, removal of guard, target square and discovery; and principles for example - often times when a player is behind he/she may want to do a series of trades.
Video closes with a powerful queen knight tandom attack.
at 26:00 of the video, why didn't black take e4 with the knight? Black didn't seem to be under any severe threat.
Always good to go back to the basics and more importantly hear you responsive to the players' level on Chess.com.
Probably could pick it up a little higher (I see some complaints about redundancy) but really it's never bad to reinforce the concrete on the ground floor.
Dead star, Starwars, Luke and Leia, Lasers, Spaceships... This is quite funny
Qxb8+ Rf8, Qb3+ Kh8, Qf3 and white is up material
It would be nice if there was some kind of rating system, so I could give this video a thumbs up. I can usually appreciate parts of the more advanced videos, but I really enjoy the ones that are at my skill level. Thanks.
I have elementrary students in Presidio who are studying chess... This is such a great video for them...Heck, I enjoyed it immensely.
Martin Lee Tidwell, Jr.
Paul Morphy was a great player, but not a GM. The GM title didn't officially exist until almost 100 years later.
I thought this was a very strange video. If you're doing it for beginners who don't even know the basic tactical motifs, why not stay on the main line and not bother much with the Bxf7+ complications.
Nice stuff guys, glad your accomodating the beginner mind set..nothing like sound basic learning or refreshing again. Thanks! Vin
by FM Elliott Liu
Today FIDE Master Elliot Liu continues our "Amazing Games for Beginners" series by bringing us part 1 of this two part video, reviewing perhaps the most famous game in the history of chess. Paul Morphy played a game, while attending an Opera, against the Duke of Brunswick and Count Isouard. Who knew this game would not only become one of the most famous chess games ever, but that FM Liu could find so many tactical themes for us to learn from. Enjoy!
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FM Elliott Liu
April 25 is actually "Elliott Liu Day" in San Diego County! The young FIDE Master from San Diego earned that special distinction by winning the 2005 U.S. Cadet Championship, 2006 Pan-American Games U18, 2 IM norms, and playing in one U.S. Championship and three World Youth Championships. The 19-year old is just completing his freshman year at Stanford University.
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