13054 Players currently online!
Man vs. Machine - good luck!
Turn-based games at any time!
Vote for the best move to win!
Do you have what it takes?
Sharpen your tactical vision!
Get advice and game insights!
Learn from top players & pros!
View millions of master games!
Your virtual chess coach!
Perfect your opening moves!
Test your skills vs. computer!
Find the right private coach!
Can you solve it each day?
Bring it all together!
Beginners, start here!
Make friends & play team games!
News from the world of chess!
Search all Chess.com members!
Find local clubs & events!
Who's the best of your friends?
Read what members are saying!
Thank you Grandmaster Dejan Bojkov.
Wow! What a great game! even in a clearly winning position he manages to make another wonderful combination! Thank you for the lecture
very interesting, making reviews of the world champions starting from the first one. Very instructive for every level. congratulations!
32... Ka3 Nc3 wins by 33. Re1 Nb1+, 34. Ka4 Bb6!, 35. Ne2 Nd2 36. Ng3 Rxe1 37. Nxe1 Bf2! winning a piece. Checked it with the computer. Other moves are even worse ... Just for sake of completeness!
After 32.Ka3 the simplest win is 32...Ne3 and White has either to part with his bishop, or with his rook after 33.Re1 Nc2+; 32...Nc3 wins as well. Cheers!
I'll try the openning!!! Thanks, great video!!
If Ka3 I suppose Nc3! Re1 Nb1+! Ka4 Ra8! looks almost mating. Be8+ looks very menacing to me. Probably white will have to give the exchange anyway. But I checked only in my head. I might be wrong.
@Nezha, If Ka3, Ne3, Rd2, Bc3, Re2, I'm actually not sure continuation. I'm sure there is discovered check or fork winning the rook.
At the 15 minutes and 40 seccond mark, why can't white move Kh3?
I have an old book by Dr. Hannak "The life of a chess master" it is a biography of Lasker, with some of his most important games. How true it is I do not know but Hannak says in the book that Lasker when he went to the university in Berlin to join his elder brother Berthold, accompanied him to a cafe where Tarrasch played and that Lasker watched Tarrasch play as a young boy.
hi everyone!!! I'm from Venezuela, caracas. My english is very bad but I would like to improve while i play chess with you!!!
Thanks for covering games of Lasker , the underdog of world champions.
Nice to have all the possible defenses shown in a thorough analysis. Way too many GM's in books and videos come up short saying...White stands better....the rest is a matter of technique and so on. Give us more Sir!
Lasker was not a flashy player, he was more into strong logical games with minimum of mistakes.
The end game of the last game in video lecture looked like chess ju jitstu. beautiful.
by GM Dejan Bojkov
If you've enjoyed GM Dzindzichashvili's series on the subject of our great predecessors, then you'll be excited to know that someone else just joined the party! Today GM Dejan Bojkov brings us the first in a lengthy series on the subject of one man: The second world champion - Emanuel Lasker! Enjoy two great games, with one featuring a double Bishop sacrifice many will find familiar, and the other displaying "classic Lasker" technique.
Intermediate | Advanced
Related: Part 2 »
Diamond Members get unlimited access to the entire Video Lessons Library! Upgrade your account today - you are 100% covered by a no-questions-asked 30 day money-back guarantee!
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.
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2014 Chess.com
• Chess - English
We are working hard to make Chess.com available in over 70 languages. Check back over the year as we develop the technology to add more, and we will try our best to notify you when your language is ready for translating!