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Another great lesson about Gligoric and the KID! Keep them coming GM Bojkov
Nice Presentation. I think it'd be nice to include the analysis in the PGNs.
Great players, great games, and a great lesson! Thanks GM Bojkov!
And it serves Najdorf right (1st game here) for his cheap trick of acting like he made a bad move in a prior game vs Gligoric (slapping his head after making the move) - how unprofessional can a world-class GM get?
I think listeners who don't know much (or anything) about Najdorf and/or Eliskases will be very surprised to find out they were also world-class GMs in their heydays - although Najdorf had a much longer heyday than Eliskases.
Wonderful, deep , well thought lesson, and a great tribute to Gligoric.
Thank You, GM Bojkov!
I have played the kid and I have won in a lot.of must.win situations I love the.mar.dl plata.variation
@sarabjotsingh: thanks. but I hv dat app bt still cant play these videos.. is there any particular video player required to play.
You know you're watching a good video when you start rethinking your opening repertoire half way through it. :) Thanks!
awesome stuff, truly revolutionized the KID Thanks so much Gm Bojkov for this excellenet series!!! yes that's at triple exclam just for you my friend! You rock!
Excellent presentation.Now I must work my way through the entire series.
Search for chess.com in play store , there you will find an official app of this site.
hi, Which app these videos can be run with? I am using it on galaxy s2. please advice
by GM Dejan Bojkov
Today's King's Indian practitioners have GM Gligoric to thank. Here GM Bojkov shows the birth of the modern-day "Mar del Plata" variation, employed by Gligoric to win several games in the 1950s and later used by Kasparov to annihilate fellow GMs in the 1990s. Gligoric enacts some revenge on the Argentinian GM Najdorf on his home soil, then beats another disbelieving Argentinian GM later in the same tournament. To date, no refutation has been found!
Intermediate | Advanced
King's Indian Defense: Orthodox Variation, Classical System (E98)
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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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