15572 Players currently online!
Man vs. Machine - good luck!
Turn-based games at any time!
Vote for the best move to win!
Do you have what it takes?
Sharpen your tactical vision!
Get advice and game insights!
Learn from top players & pros!
View millions of master games!
Your virtual chess coach!
Perfect your opening moves!
Test your skills vs. computer!
Find the right private coach!
Can you solve it each day?
Bring it all together!
Beginners, start here!
Make friends & play team games!
News from the world of chess!
Search all Chess.com members!
Find local clubs & events!
Who's the best of your friends?
Read what members are saying!
super really liked it
Another great video, so entertaining and educational.
Btw, the very first chess book I had was by Andric:)))
He was really an interesing person, spoke 12 different languages, worked in theatre, spent a decade teaching literature in the USA. it`s a shame he didn`t have more time for chess, considering the games like this one!
at 28:40 doesn't Nh5 threatening to move the light squared bishop and place N to f5 with Bg7+ coming up next.
doesn't that also win the game?
Very instructive lesson! You really teach well!
Thank you very much!
Thank you. Great Video. I had to watch it 3 times in a row! Keep up the good work.
Cant get enough this is so good
Thanks, that was very useful.
Amazing! Great work Elliott! Another amazing video for beginners. But, come on, son!
You can't say there must be a better way at the end without showing us the way.
As Peter Frampton might say, I want you to show me the way.
Thank you. I wish I could calculate like that! Oh well, onward and upward ....
Thank you for showing the finish up! Maybe these guys had some type of a rivalry which asked Andric to teach Daja a lesson, or maybe it was his nature, way to many read and forced moves for Andric not to be "playing" his opponent, right?
Thanks for the video, pleasant to watch and very instructive.Good work !
Absolutely fantastic. Monticelli trap was mentioned...I think to myself, "great, another trap I need to look up (i am a beginner)." as I am getting ready to push pause to meander on over to wikipedia to look up the monticelli trap I hear, "let me show you the monticelli trap for the beginners out there." You read my mind. The gist of my story is that it is nice for someone to talk about this game without assuming the watcher knows the lingo.
this was brilliant stuff elliot!
Sorry myself Patzer Jonny dont agree the structure after bxc3 is not great for white and black could continu Nc6 Na5 and maybe c5 white has to prove he has such good play with these double pawns. Also instead of Nc3 which allows Black to trade off a pair of knight in his cramped position a good waiting move can be Re1 and if black answer c5 d5! white is better. Others line with Nc3 are drawish as Alexander Alekhine told us very long ago. In anycase tx for the videos and i loved the first one. And since i am not a FM but only a class A player in quebec Canada maybe ur a genius and i am a pretentious but life is life we must assume our deficiencies. Tx again and bye
Thanks for making the video. My son like it, specially for the trap. He is a fan of fianchetto.
great game, great lesson, thanks
by FM Elliott Liu
Though the players may not be well known, the ideas they execute are pure classics! FM Elliot Liu continues his series on how to conduct a proper attack against the enemy king with a brilliant display of sacrifices, double attacks, and timely deflections! He reiterates the principles of using your entire army, striking when the iron is hot, and knowing how to spot the critical moments. Enjoy!
Beginner | Intermediate
Players: Andric, D
Related: « Part 1
Part 3 »
Play Key Position Vs. Computer
Diamond Members get unlimited access to the entire Video Lessons Library! Upgrade your account today - you are 100% covered by a no-questions-asked 30 day money-back guarantee!
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.
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2014 Chess.com
• Chess - English
We are working hard to make Chess.com available in over 70 languages. Check back over the year as we develop the technology to add more, and we will try our best to notify you when your language is ready for translating!