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Great endgame so far! Bishop endgames are much more complex than they appear on the surface!
amazing, this has helped my endgame so much! THANK YOU!!!!
the endgame at time 30 - two light squared B and a pawn is won for white - "centurinis position" its a very tricky technique
Thanks for the pointers.
Fun continuation. Thanks!
Thank you for the video.
I'm wondering if a better first move during this video would be Bd8+, which prevents the king from moving to e7 and threatens the h pawn. Bd3 could still follow on the next move, restricting his white bishop. Is there something I'm missing?
Interesting, Thanks. Longer videos yes , way to go.
@madvilan and Guten 7: I don't think 3 or 4 parts is too long for beginners, which is how Liu 'advertizes' the series. But for some reason the video is categorized as 'intermediate/advanced,' confusing things.
As an eternal beginner, i liked the pace of parts 1-3. But I thought it could have ended right there; a 4th session on this game may be overkill!
no way... part 4? seriously? Now videos are longer than a game.
Wow! That was quite complicated. Great teaching points.
Thank you. It has been a excellent series. I especially learn from the Tips, which are great advice.
4 parts? come on, could have been done in one.
According to the endgame database, this position is lost for White. Black starts with ...Qc6+ and keeps checking until the f pawn is won. But, probably impossoble to find over the board, especially in time pressure.
by FM Elliott Liu
FM Elliott Liu won a piece in Part 1, simplified in Part 2, and now it is time to bring home the point in Part 3. In the finale, despite still being up a piece, Liu's king is way offside, and his opponent's king is charging into his position. Fortresses, stalemate traps, zugzwang, passed pawns - all the endgame elements are there in this video. Had he focused even more on "restriction" of black's pieces, he would have probably only had to make two parts to the series!
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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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