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At about 19:00, what happens if:
1. bxc4 Rb8+ 2. Ka1 Rb2, threatening mate on a2? Nxb2 is obviously losing and I see no defense...
Great lesson, as always.
I always enjoy watching your videos, your voice relaxes and makes me easier to remember what you say.
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Thankyou! It is very helpful! I will take your advices from now on!
The position that is shown ~5:30 - the chess board (chess board notations) is set opposite (a1=h8). Maybe it's nothing for you guys, but for a begginer like me - i seriously have to count the squares...
Interesting positions... almost like a tactics trainer!
@14:37 why not Bd3?
lol at beggining "Hello dear patz.. I mean chess friends"
I've seen most of these tactics
This is the first time i have ever seen this topic discussed. Great idea for a series!! fantastic! thanks
Interesting line JeffreyShi, but as far as I can see the black king is safe on b6 or b7 so it doesn't work.
Nice video again mr Kaidanov, you're really good in training our decision-making skills.
I love these videos focused on prophylactic thinking. More please!
at 18:45, can white go 1.Qxg8 Kxg8 2.Rxg5+ Kf8(2...Kh8 3.Rh1#) 3.Rxf4 Kf8 4.Rg8+ Kd7 5.Rd4+ Kc6 6.Rc4+ Kb5 7.Rg5+ e5 8.Rxe5+ with a perpetual?
That's certainly my biggest weakness. I have lost way too many games due to my not sensing the danger in my position.
I've known it for some time, but I can't seem to improve upon it. For some reason, I'm better at it after several beers.
I think this carries over to many things in live, like business, investment, and love decisions.
Just a fyi... The board coordinates need to be changed for the 3rd example. In the 3rd example Black is on the bottom and the board coordinates are for if white was on the bottom. Im just thinking Knight on f1 jumps and eats queen on e7?!?!? What did you feed that thing??
May be a little confusing for us patzers on chess.com
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You must be vigilant! Your "Spidey-Senses" can only be developed through practicing the art of, well, blundering! After missing your opponent's threats often enough, you eventually realize you need to be more disciplined... looking for the "best" move from your opponent, rather than the move you "want" them to play. Take a page out of GM Kaidnaov's book!
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