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Great game, great analysis! I really enjoy these rook endgames
@coloreater in my experience probably 90% at least are not available to free members. I'm including the ones in which you get to see 5 min or so of a much longer video (obviously to whet your appetite to become a premium member). Just try accessing whatever videos interest you and see what happens - you can see listings of all the available videos.
How many of these videos are limited for free users? I've been encountering a lot of them lately.
this is been very very nice game
Rubinstein was having mental problems indeed, and the last years of his life spent away from chess for the same reason. However, the reason why he was leaving the room and not standing behind the board all the time during the day was that he did not want to disturb his opponent. He considered that this is the right thing to do and was an example of a chess gentleman.
I once heard Rubinstein had all sorts of mental health problems having to leave the room while his opponents were moving, is this true. Love this video nice choices of where to pause and nice simple but not simplistic explanations of the techniques. More please. Sure as hell beats watching philosophers gibber on you tube.
Saw the post grandmaster. I have mental health problems and find chess has been a way to survive them in my glory days long ago chess was a way to survive a hostile world and a tormented mind. How much of a gentleman can one really be in this dog eat dog game when the comment appeared on Rubi leaving so as not to disturb his opponents I first thought but then how well could he use his opponents time of course he can evaluate well away from the board. But how can he out psyche his opponent with hard stares etc, sniggers and the like. Perhaps being a gentleman counts for more than a few game won through dastardly means. I remember in tourneys leaving the board if my opponent was taking a long time to move so as to encourage him to take longer, and not telling him if he hadn't pressed his clock and making it appear that mine was runnning by looking like I was thinking hard.
Perhaps I have to repent and if I ever return to tourney halls will endeavour to be an example of gentlemanly conduct.
Great game great video! Coincidentally I created a blog on the R+P ending here sometime ago http://blog.chess.com/NimzoRoy/famous-rp-endings which may be useful to help learn the winning technique here since it provides the game score and analysis in writing
More coincidentally Rubinstein beat Capablanca 2 yrs later with 17.Qf1!! after beating Lasker here with 18.Qf1!!
Here's a great book on the great Polish GM
Not only Dr Lasker was imressed :)
I love it how you say "kinky" whenever the king moves.
by GM Dejan Bojkov
Another Diamond -- or should be say "Rubi" -- in the rough! GM Dejan Bojkov keeps the Greatest Chess Minds train rolling today with a detailed look at Akiba Rubinstein's first victory over the World Champion Emanuel Lasker. The youngest has no fear when facing one of Lasker's pet lines, he quickly earns a slight positional advantage, and if you make your way through the complex middlegame, you will see some excellent Rook Ending Technique by Rubinstein.
Intermediate | Advanced
Players: Rubinstein, Akiba
vs. Lasker, Emanuel
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GM Dejan Bojkov
Dejan Bojkov is a Grandmaster, originally from Bulgaria. As a youngster, Dejan was the winner of numerous Youth Championships -- including Boys Under 14 and Boys Under 18 Bulgarian Champion. This translated to success on the international stage, with his most recent victory coming at the Sydney International Open in Australia (2010). As a trainer his work has known little failure, and some of his students include Antoaneta Stefanova-former World Womens Champion.
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