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Instructive :) Thank you, GM Perelshteyn! :)
why was bh6 played by mr nakamura?
this game is instructive. nowi understand the exchange sac to gain counter play
Interesting game and brilliant analysis!
What an exciting game! Thanks for the instructive analysis.
Great video. Eugene has such a relaxing voice. I could listen to him analyze games all day!
Cool vid. Thanks.
Great video. Not that I could ever get any ideas from it at my pitiful level, but really entertaining.
I loved watching Hikaru sac back the exchange and then just running the a-pawn up the board. Feeling stronger just watching that idea. Very instructional!
I really enjoyed the game and your analysis :)
by GM Eugene Perelshteyn
Unarguably the most critical game of the 2012 US Championship is on display today! GM Perelshteyn reviews the battle between the two pre-tournament favorites, with the defending champion (GM Kamsky) playing the white pieces against the highest rated player, GM Nakamura. A sharp Open Sicilian leads to an unbalanced middlegame where subtle tactics would ultimately decide the outcome...
Players: Kamsky, Gata
vs. Nakamura, Hikaru
Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation (B90)
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GM Eugene Perelshteyn
GM Perelshteyn learned chess from his father, a professional chess coach. His record of accomplishments is long; some of his honors include: 2000 US Junior Champion, represented the U.S. in 5 World Jr. Championships, led UMBC to 5 national college titles, and first place in 2003 Generation Chess Invitational, 2006 Foxwoods Open, and 2007 Spice Cup. As a chess teacher, he is the author of two bestsellers: Chess Openings for Black, Explained and Chess Openings for White, Explained (with GMs Dzindzihashvili and Alburt).
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