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This was a great game and great commentary too, it was good to see 2 players who have had some theoretical influence over queenside fianchetto systems face off against eachother, with Petrosian having his system in the QID and Larsen with the Nimzo-Larsen attack (aka QIA) and because I play both of these the video had some extra personal value to me. 2 players whom without their play I wouldn't ave my current repertoire!
A very entertaining video
Thanks Dejan, great commentary.
no i never seen white playin f4 in this type of opening against KID...except planning to play more on queen side
why white doesnt want to play f4 himself ..for an attack ..
It's impossible not to like Larsen once that you see his games!
My favorite aspect of this game was how black's queen defended the entire queen side from a6 and was still coordinated with the knight on f5 to threaten a royal fork on e3!
An amazing performance!
Yes!! This game where Larsen put the bear hug on Petrosian; something very special about this from the 2nd Piatagorsky Cup in Santa Monica, 1966. What a great game! Thanks for sharing this masterpiece from the Great Dane!
Wonderful commentary! The breakdown of possibilities gave me huge insights..... Thanks
One of Larsens best games. He lovd to show it. Note the possible ending after resignation. Petrosjan should had let Larsen play move 64, one of the best moves never played due to resignation.
62 Nxf3 Qh3+
63 Kf2 Qxg3+
64 Ke2 Qxe3+ !!
65 Nxe3 Nxd4+
66 K Nxc6
PS. I am not premium member and saw only the free part.
A master piece absolutely magnificent.very rich,I loved this
Nice lesson on attacking the King, thanks Coach Dejan Bojkov.
Please, for Part 3 do one of the games which bear his namesake: The Nimzo-Larsen Attack.
Thank you for this video. It was very instructional and entertaining to watch. By watching this second video in the series Bent Larsen has now become my favorite chess player. I hope you make further fantastic videos.
by GM Dejan Bojkov
What do GM Larsen and GM Carlsen have in common? According to GM Bojkov, more than just a rhyming name. They are both optimists when it comes to evaluating their positions. Bojkov also says that Larsen was not going to be outworked, and that tenacity helped him beat one of the most solid world champions. Here the great Dane stays up all night during the adjournment, helping him take out Tigran Petrosian as black!
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King's Indian Defense: Fianchetto Variation, Benjamin Defense (E61)
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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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