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love the enthusiasm in the video, shank...thanks for everything...a lot of other chess IM's and GM's tend to bore me..but ur videos are great :)
Nice defense. Bh3 or Kg1? What a difference each makes.
gbidari, that is by far the best post i've ever seen on chess.com
Shank delivering the spank! Ehlvest has left the building!
by GM Sam Shankland
At halftime, Sam was in big trouble. Down two touchdowns, and reeling with an injury to his star player... or something like that! Did IM Shanky keep a cool head under pressure? Was he able to stave off Ehlvest's multiple "knock-out" threats? Or are we about to witness the "second half" of a sure blowout victory from by the former Super-Gm? Watch and find out...
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GM Sam Shankland
Sam learned chess at age 11 from the Berkeley Chess School program. Within four years, he had become a National Master, and two years later, he became an International Master when he tied for first in the world u-18 championship, a result unmatched in the last decade of international play by American players. At 20, he has already played in several U.S. Championships, placing 3rd in 2011.
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