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Excellent. Taught me to think all four directions for solutions.
Full circle is beautiful for the mate.
video is superb
if black pawn moves to e2 you should move the white bishop to d3 not e4 because knight promotes on 8 minutes 38 seconds
Kaidanov for president!
I loved this!
Please be relevant, helpful & nice!amazing
Incredible study and story！
Never seen a thing like this in chess.Awesome video!!!!!!!!!!
"Mikhail Tal, who examined the position for a few minutes, went on a walk, then came back with the solution. "
This is by far the coolest study I've ever seen!
Beautiful! For a while I thought it was a study by Reti! Thank you Grandmaster Kaidanov!
This video is superb! The study itself is magnificent, but all credits to GM Kaidanov who really made a spectacular presentation of it.
the strange thing is, its possible to watch this more than once and still enjoy it, even when you know whats coming.
by GM Gregory Kaidanov
Was this a position sent from above? According to one of the original tales about this extravagant, amazing, and thrilling chess puzzle, told by the late GM Eduard Gufeld, it might have been! Grandmaster Kaidanov has his own amazing story to tell about this position, and you may never look at a chess board the same again after today's video...
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GM Gregory Kaidanov
Considered one of "the" premier chess trainers in America for more than ten years, Chess.com is very proud to add Grandmaster Gregory Kaidanov to its list of prestigious Video Authors. Arguably one of the strongest GMs never to have won the US Championship, GM Kaidanov's list of accomplishments does however include first place finishes in many other major events, including first place at both the World Open and US Open in 1992. A certified FIDE Senior Trainer, his reputation as a chess coach precedes him internationally. Gregory currently resides in Lexington, Kentucky with his wife Valeria and their three children.
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