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There are lots variation, mastery and quick thinking is imperative
This requires good brain storming
A great video I'm starting to really like your analysis style! It can be amazing what you see after the game but miss in the heat of the moment even at GM level it seems! I look forward to the next one and kudos on not accepting the draw when you knew you could win
Fun video! That was an exciting game
Great video, good luck in your games
Thank you !
6 hours and 88 moves later tenacious,rock on
Congratulations! I enjoyed the video.
Thanks for sharing your ideas. Well done.
great game. hope to see you back in the US champs next year
Nice win! I am the first to comment on here.
by GM Timur Gareev
Using a tenacious will to win, GM Timur Gareev fights for six hours at the end of a long tournament, and grinds out an endgame, winning by one tempo. The game looked deadlocked for most of the middlegame, but a slight imbalance in the center gave Gareev just enough room to win a pawn. In mutual time pressure, GM Conrad Holt missed a drawing simplification, leading to an instructive queen-and-pawn endgame win for the second-seeded Gareev.
Players: Timur Gareev
vs. Conrad Holt
Slav Defense: Exchange Variation (D13)
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GM Timur Gareev
In 2004 Timur became the youngest-ever chess grandmaster from Asia at age 16( originally from Uzbekistan). Timur was a part of the University of Texas at Brownsville's Chess Team from August 2005 to August 2006 where he helped the University obtain its first National Collegiate Chess Championship. He is the winner of many International chess events. Timur is a regular feature of Chess.com/TV - where he trains using our Blindfold Chess Pieces, with hopes of eventually breaking the world record for most "Blindfold Chess" games played simultaneously.
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