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19:00 Instead of Bf4, ef6 is strong with cool tactics.
Hope he does a series devoted to the QGA or the Meran.Thanks for a job welldone.
at 2:40 white should play Bxd5 because the c6 pawn is pinned to the king
hey, sam can you do a sicilian sieres
Sma, ur videos r awesome. haha awesome. get it? look at my picture haha awesome.=)
that was a good series on the queens gambit
yeah, could you do a video
ive looked at many queen gambit openings and traps, i think ive only seen knight c3 (on the third move of white), once is there any possibility of u making a video of that kind of opening?
Interesting. Can you do some instruction on holding onto pieces too long. Sometimes in the end game I think I should sacrifice a minor piece to gain a pawn when I am up a piece. But I don't know exactly when to do that.
ah the catalan.. not a bad openin that. lota ppl askin for sctuff on that sinse last month
Sam, could you do a video on the catalan please?
by GM Sam Shankland
International Master Sam Shankland finishes off his video survey of "all things Queen's Gambit" by answering one of the most natural, yet somehow uncommon ideas: Accepting the gambit! Here he provides the main line theory, some sideline tricks, and the importance of black not trying "too" hard to hold onto the pawn, as black might find he/she doesn't always need it... Check it out!
Queen's Gambit Accepted (D20)
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GM Sam Shankland
Sam learned chess at age 11 from the Berkeley Chess School program. Within four years, he had become a National Master, and two years later, he became an International Master when he tied for first in the world u-18 championship, a result unmatched in the last decade of international play by American players. At 20, he has already played in several U.S. Championships, placing 3rd in 2011.
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