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  • 16 months ago

    Black__Knight

    Thank you Grandmaster Dejan Bojkov.

  • 2 years ago

    AlchemicRejuvenation

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  • 3 years ago

    madhatter5

    The video stream is gone!

  • 4 years ago

    GM dbojkov

    How was the game, aeroangel?

  • 4 years ago

    aeroangel87

    This video helped me alot and i hop i can use it for the USCHESSNATIONALS in orlando.fl this weekend from FRI.2SAT.

  • 4 years ago

    NM mrbill

    Thank you very much! Excellent work.

  • 4 years ago

    TreeHugger76

    Great video cetainly makes me think how many times i play with an empty bishop !!  Thanks

  • 4 years ago

    GM dbojkov

    Yes, but please, do not forget that chess is not only a game of rules, but of exceptions, too. Good luck!

  • 4 years ago

    WilsonYiuWahWong

    I enjoyed this lecture a great deal! I've noticed in some of my games, my opponents would stick their bishops (and knights) deep in enemy territory for activity sake but I'll just play around the piece thus rendering that piece worthless. In some openings, I see the bishop thrown out there to probe some weaknesses but I'll just ignore it and do fine.

  • 4 years ago

    zingrat

    wow. i never thought about this.

  • 4 years ago

    Benz3333

    Thank you Alex. I like the idea of showing the overall thrust of who is going where and then explaining your point... nice idea.

     

    Jerry Phillips

  • 4 years ago

    mj6798

    a very interisting video

    Laughing

  • 4 years ago

    sodayodadude

    Helpful videos! Petrosian's game was very interesting, maybe you should make a video on his strong positional play?

  • 4 years ago

    GM dbojkov

    Yes, sure, Botwinnik won. Technical mistake , appologies Wink

  • 4 years ago

    TacticsKing

    In the second pposition, you said Black resigned. Didn't you mean that White resigned?

  • 4 years ago

    GM dbojkov

    Hello Alex, thanks for your remark. There is no move e4 in the fragment that I am showing, probably, it was played in a later stage of the game? At those times the defenseive skills of the opponents were significanly lower than nowadays, and I guess that you statement is correct, especially if a respected autor like GM Yermolinsky had pointed it out in his book.

  • 4 years ago

    GM AlexanderL

    In the final position showed, Yanovsky-Capablanca, where Mr.Bojkov said black is much better, I have a question, to me it seems like white can play f4 and shut all of white's play in the center down instead of e4 what was played, after which both bishops got active. I think it was mentioned in Yermolinsky's "Road to Chess Improvement. Bd7 is still a great very instructive move however! :)

     

    Alex

  • 4 years ago

    bluediamond1981

    i lost a game last night cos of empty bishop Frown if only i had seen this video a little earlier Tongue out a very useful demo indeed.

  • 4 years ago

    Plutopup

    Interesting topic..well done.

  • 4 years ago

    VLMJ

    Again, a very good, instructive video.  Just to learn the concept of an "empty bishop" and thereby be on the alert for it on either side is very helpful.  And learning how to create one on the opponent's side and avoid it on your side is a real advantage.  Thank you again, Dejan.  I've followed all your videos and hope you will continue to produce more of them for us.

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