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Great videos, Alex!! WHITE ROOK FROM BROOKLYN SENDS A SHOUTOUT. ENJOYED YOUR VIDEOS ON ICC ALSO, BACK WHEN YOU WERE IM
One of the best series I've seen on chess.com! Keep 'em coming!
PS off to read Aagaard's "Excelling at Chess Calculation" and Hertan's "Forcing Chess Moves" - feels like those are in the same vein as this series.
ive gained a weak the change to explore this site as a new member. I must say the videos are well made. This series made me really change my way of thinking. check, capture, threaths. must remember that one.
Ive got much to do in the coming monts but i`m really thinking of becoming a full member to watch more videos/make more puzzles.
I'm loving this series.
In the last position, I don't see why ...h5 was necessary. Can't Black just triangulate immediately with ...
Damn it! I always get the answer wrong.
This is a very helpful series to begin to think about chess moves that seem out of the question. Great examples.
Wow that last game was hard that move was the first one I dismissed. You sounded frustrated to say the least. Well, thanks for sharing this because I blew a game at club this past Wednesday night (offered a draw when I had a winning line that I didn't calculate properly and dismissed) all the while hearing your voice in my head say "avoid the Quiescence error"! So it sort of made it worse but it did motivate me and still does! Keep up the great work!
this is why chess.com is my favorite...
play key position against computer is totally backwards. black has 2 pawns on the 7th rank ready to queen.
I actually saw the zugzwang withh5, but also considered f5 for a really long time and thought it worked... Great video series so far!
Man that would have been a fantastic win if you had played ...h5; enjoyed the video.
Great series! thanks
The endgame example at the end was awesome.
An excellent series of videos.
Great content with exemplary style.
by GM Alex Lenderman
GM Lenderman's final three examples also come from his own library, but unfortunately, this time there will be no "happy endings". After reviewing his interesting game with GM Ray Robson, Alex displays two games with common Rook Ending mistakes. These positions are highly instructive by themselves, even without Alex's brilliant teaching methods on how to avoid the "Quiescence" error. Enjoy!
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GM Alex Lenderman
A "true" chess professional, Grandmaster Alex Lenderman learned to play the game at the age of ten, was an expert at twelve, National Master at thirteen, International Master at sixteen and a Grandmaster at nineteen years old. A gold medalist, scoring an incredible 9-of-11 score, at the World Youth Championship Under-16 in 2005. A US Chess League MVP in 2008, Alex is also the winner of multiple prestigious events in the "American Chess Scene", including: the Philadelphia International; US Open; Marshall Club Championship, Eastern Open and the National Chess Congress. Alex's peak FIDE rating was 2601 and he currently trains hard with his coach, GM Giorgi Kacheishvili.
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