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  • 5 years ago

    dmerkal

    And he played a move I hadn't seen.....again

  • 5 years ago

    kibuyaga

    I too totally agree...We want you two Erick and David together on the same video analysing a game... Erick makes a move of his level and David critique it... why it is bad or good and so on. great video and I am going to keep going back to it. Thanks to you both.

  • 5 years ago

    Traepoint

    Definately think this should be a regular duo video!  Though it does sound like this was "Set-up" LOL

  • 5 years ago

    MM78

    thisguy, in that position after Qd4+ white interposes the queen with Qf2+ and the exchange is forced as Qf2 is check, therefore black can't take the rook as he has to deal with the check first.

    Erik (and David) good video, interesting game for both sides. Very entertaining and definitely a lot of moves we amateurs would miss.  I thought for one second in the ending he might have had a chance by running the h pawn instead of capturing on g6, but it loses as well. 

  • 5 years ago

    thisguyheisaguy

    at 34:04 you consider the move Qd4+ which wins a rook.  I don't understand the reason against this.  If he guards with his queen offering a trade you can STILL take the rook!  and it pins his knight!  is there something i'm missing?

  • 5 years ago

    thisguyheisaguy

    OMG You guys could totally do Home Movies the animated series!!!  Since Brendon Small abandoned it, I say it's up for grabs, you guys are great

  • 5 years ago

    malurn

    Hahaha I love this video.  Its nice to see that there are other people out there that make mistakes other then myself. 

  • 5 years ago

    lesliepfox

    Excellent, entertaining video. I would like to see similar videos with analysis of games played by low end casual players like me (1200) ie. "How to spot and avoid basic blunders", hosted by a gentle and patient accomplished player (like Erik!).

  • 5 years ago

    bobobobob101

    great video Erik! nice commentary David!

  • 5 years ago

    FM charlesgalofre

    make that 10

  • 5 years ago

    FM charlesgalofre

    5 stars

  • 5 years ago

    fabriziosky

    I love it entertaining easy to fallow. And for ones I understood the intention of the player

  • 5 years ago

    MonkeyMoves

    Educational as always.  I actually like it when David gets a bit more involved.  I want to hear Erik's perspective because he speaks for the non-masters as in how we might possibly thing, and then hear from David on his take on the position.

    Thanks guys, I hope to see more.  The intro with the car keys did make me laugh.  I very much enjoyed the first video on amature analysis where David taught us so much.

  • 5 years ago

    jlueke

    Good job, it's nice to see some analysis at this level.  

  • 5 years ago

    generalhaha

    Oh look one of the four people Kim Jong Il gave internet access to

  • 5 years ago

    careyfan

    Definitely not a perfect game, but certainly an entertaining one. 

    I like the style and your self-deprecating humor, Erik. 

    You sell yourself a little short here-- sure, you're an amateur...but even amateurs can have intangible qualities that help them to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat. 

    And you showed some of the intangibles (i.e.-not giving up, being resourceful) and completed the win.  I know that in our games, you were tenacious...and overall, you are a solid player, even if you're an amateur!

    I like this "Amateur's Mind" style of video.  Hope to see more of it in the future!

    Carey

  • 5 years ago

    essnov

    That was very enjoyable. The little bishop+knight mate sequence at the end was instructive, too!

    Thank you Erik & David

  • 5 years ago

    exoticorn

    Yay! Another Amateur Analysis!

    I vote for this to become a regular feature. I would like to hear some more comments from David, though. Not just pointing out the blunders, but also highlighting more of the different thought processes of amateurs and masters. (Like a video version of The Amateur's Mind.)

  • 5 years ago

    Knightsight

    Great video.  Could listen to David and Erik all day.  You cater for everyone on this site!  Really great.

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