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  • 2 years ago


    very instructive thanks!!

  • 4 years ago


    at 6:23 you say "i wanted to save my bishop." Then why not f4 instead?

    thend nd3 no problem.

    I thought nd3 is better because i undervalue bishops, but still...

    and, amazingly, i found qf1 and b6!

    but bb8-d6-c5 was what i would have missed. i may have thrown out b5 =)

  • 4 years ago


    nice video, GM Gregory Kaidanov.

  • 4 years ago


    nice video

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  • 4 years ago


    There is an exciting line after  35...Rxf2 36.Rxf2 Rxg3 37.Rg2 Bc5! 38.Rxg3 d3+ 39.Ree3 Qxg3 40.Kh1 Qxh4+ 41.Qh2 Bxe3 42.Qxh4 Nxh4 43.Bxe3 e4 which seems forced.

  • 4 years ago


    very instructive videol. thank you.

  • 4 years ago


    exciting to watch and to listen to at the same time.  Very educational and entertaining as well.

  • 4 years ago


    This is a outstanding display of tactics,and foresight.Black must have calculated three to five moves ahead,and with variations. Great! One to be studied. Thank you for your humility,and courage to show this lesson even though you lost. It is extremely enlightening.Cool

  • 4 years ago


    Great game, great video!  I feel like I improved by watching it, but since I am well below 2200... maybe I got worse!  :)

    Really enjoyed this one.  Nice mix of strategy and tactics.

  • 4 years ago


     Big THANKS to GM Gregory Kaidanov for the very rare critical comments and good   words for the brilliant moves of his opponent ,GM Eric Lobron. Great video... 

  • 4 years ago


    Was a good game your opponent sure knows his stuff! I'm actually pretty pleased with myself because for the very first time watching a video lesson, I spotted the main tactical motifs before they were played - namely

    the Ne3 move @ 5.10, the c5! allowing the queen check+fork on the rook @ 13.35 and the queen sac I spotted at exactly 16.53 :)

    I know I'll never be a grandmaster but I like to think I am improving if I can spot these things. I would love to make CM one day though... I put a lot of my improvement down to these awesome video lectures that you and other GM's and IM's produce, definately worth my membership fee just for this!! :)

  • 4 years ago


    I loved this video.  Thank you!  Even though it is advanced, we beginners can pick up a lot, just by listening to your analysis.  Look forward to your next video.

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  • 4 years ago


    Nice video with lots of clear explanations....

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  • 4 years ago


    Great lesson. Thank you for sharing.

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  • 4 years ago


    Good video..thanks.

    Looking forward to your next video.

  • 4 years ago


    this was great especially mentioning John Watson's book and how it fits into modern chess theory ... this was a really nice game 

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