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I can't thank you enough for this series!
Long ago I overheard someone say, "There is a huge difference in knowing the rules of chess and knowing how to play chess." I've known the rules of chess since grade school but am only now starting to appreciate the brilliance of the game.
Thank you for helping me (re)start learning! It's infinitely fascinating.
THIS IS SO HELPFUL. I am in the USCF it is tomorrow
That Morphy game i have seen in a old book.
Than it was olredy one off the best game.
Our chess club is called Morphy in Holland
That Morphy game was fantastic!
The everything you must know series has greatly improved my game I, struggled to beat the computer on the chess game on my phone for weeks , after watching these videos i have already beaten the computer a couple of times
Favorite quote from this video: "Chess is not a game that can be broken down into black and white. . ." around 7:00 Lol
These 5 videos taught me chess beyond merely how the pieces move. I'm hooked.
thank you Daniel, very well distilled down to the essential and most important principles...most helpful
Very well done, good job!
The Rensch video series is extremely helpful in quickly advancing your skills.
What's the outcome/rules of winning on time playing Standard Chess, does one not receive any points ? If so, what a waste of time and concentration for the winner, if your opponent decides not to bother moving, especially if/when his/herremaining position is poor ?
Good stuff!! Thanks for putting it together!
Amazing video series. So glad I found. priceless in my game development
thnaks great video help my game tremendusly
by IM Daniel Rensch
Unfortunately, the most important chess lesson of your life comes to an end this weekend... but we hope you enjoyed the ride! IM Rensch guides us through the "final frontier" of this mini-video series with the review of two amazing games. First up, the most famous game in chess history, taken from the perspective of applying the principles you learned in these videos. Finally, the 3rd World Champ executes flawless endgame technique to take us home!
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IM Daniel Rensch
With numerous "scholastic chess accomplishments" to boast of, both as a player and a coach, Danny has been a "chess professional" since his early teens. He was ranked in the Top 10 for his age in the U.S. every year from the age of 12 - 21years old, and at one point he was the highest rated 19-year old in the country. He earned the IM title at age 23. A part owner and full time Staff Member for Chess.com LLC, Danny is our Vice President of Content and Professional Operations, managing the products and "team of contributors" you enjoy here, as well as for our scholastic extension site, ChessKid.com.
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