• 4 months ago


    Need to know! ~Chess Essentials~  Xclam!!! on this video series.

    Thank you,

    IM JohannessonWink

    Aug 12,2015

  • 8 months ago


    Too bad there are only 5 of these videos!

  • 17 months ago


    Just watched all 5 of your mating vidoes in a row.  Best 1 1/2 hours I  ever spent studying chess.  Now it's time to go online and start playing.  Thanks for taking the time to make these videos.

  • 3 years ago


    Excellent video series Ingvar. I hope you do more, they are very important ideas to learn for new players to the game, as well as others that want to brush up on their tactical knowledge, and some of these mates are very difficult to find. It even got Karpov, among many other victims. Thanks again and great job.

  • 3 years ago


    Increadible article, I like it a lot!

  • 3 years ago


    Great video.Thanks

  • 3 years ago


    Love your videos FM Ingvar.

    Your first mate in this video reminds me of one of my own.

    Keep the great videos coming...

  • 3 years ago


    in the 2nd skeleton diagram there is an annoyanyance because there are two solutions with the same amount of moves that are different patterns. a great puzzle should have only solutions that apply to the theme being presented. minor annoyance because in instruction it is not clear which one is prefered or better (neither, it is just style) and this muddies the issue. the skeleton with the Q can also be played with N7+ Kg8 Nh6+ (double check) and mating with the queen (another forced line besides the solution!). why babble about this, i watched zibb's other vids and he's a good teacher so i can't help but notice it!

  • 3 years ago


    who writes the funny asides/summaries of the video? jedis! outstanding

  • 4 years ago


    You should make it William mate because Williams are just awesome for capaplanca mate,and because that mate is awesome.You should also call the other one Li mate because genaral li invented sacrafisises1

  • 6 years ago



  • 6 years ago


    Great... i love it!

    Useable... i hope someday!

    Anyone tried it in a game?

  • 6 years ago


    thanks I liked the mates.  Great video loved it.  

  • 6 years ago


    nice i like  a perfect voice thank you too

  • 6 years ago


    Just another outstanding video from Ingvar.  Direct, relevant and without the editorial asides so prevelant in viedos of others.  

  • 6 years ago


    very nice

  • 6 years ago


    very cool.

  • 6 years ago

    FM The_Evil_Ducklings

    Great lecture, very detailed with tons of relevant examples.  Chess teachers needing lecture material should get their pens and paper out.

  • 6 years ago



  • 6 years ago


    cool, thanx! I hope in the last lecture you'll do some sort of exam with all sorts of (checkmate patterns) puzzlez mixed together :)

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