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extremly good.............am learning a lot from seing this very bad play compared to see a very good play.........will definitly see all your videos.....thanks!
Thanks Elliott, for a fantastically instructive and well=paced video for the beginner. Good repetition and reinforcement which really helps. Please don't speed up!!
I am at chess com rating of 1700 and I found these series extremly helpfull with examples and ideas that I can appreciate, understand and hopefully use in the future. Are there more of these lessons?
I am a Class C USCF player, and I found this video to be very helpful. Thanks.
Wow outstanding analysis. Tremendously useful for novice players like me. I am sure I have been guilty of many of these chess sins, i.e bad unforced exchanges, wasting time etc. Many pearls in this series too numerous to count. Please review more amateurs gmaes like this in detail. thanks.
Great video, thanks.
"This queen is an absolute beast"
This is well taught. I learned much. Thanks
These amateur games often offer more opportunites for instruction for players Under 2000 than grandmaster games. i.e. "DON'T PLAY CHESS LIKE THIS!". Do more analysis of amateur games. Terrific lecture.
nice video and very instructive too.. thanks
That was a great series Elliot! By the way, I heard you have a day named after you in San Diego!
Very useful for 1800's. I just can't praise it enough.
Very helpful , thanks
Great video. Probably the most useful format for video lessons I've seen so far. Sure it's nice to analyze master games and see what they do, but it's also nice to know why some moves are mistakes and what the consequences are. I'd love to see more of these videos.
more videos!!!! lol i loved it, it helped me a lot thank you
Great series of detailed lectures worth going over more then once, Just interested to know at what point in the game that black's pawn push became useless in providing sufficient counter play to affect the success of whites' own pawn push?
Excellent lecture series!! Pointing out these themes will help in my development in chess theory. I would like to see more of the club player games with move by move analysis and don't worry about the pauses. I enjoy trying to figure the best move first before you telling it first as my understanding of the themes and moves would be re-enforced. Again excellent lecture and keep them coming. Thanks
I've watched several of the videos on chess.com, and I think this short series has been my favorite so far - it really helps to see a complete game played at my skill level and hear a move by move commentary. Really appreciate the help and hope that you will continue analyzing other games in future videos - thanks!!
Great video, thanks!
it can be a expert player
Thank's for very useful analysis, presented in very straightforward manner. For this kind of material - it's worth to be a premium member .
by FM Elliott Liu
The third part of FM Liu's analysis of a game submitted by a chess.com member. In this part of the game, the opposite side castled attack finally gets under way. FM Liu offers his advice on the importance of time and calculation in such attacks, and shows some surprising defensive possibilities for the weaker side, which will remind all of us to pay attention during the decisive tactical phase of a game, whether we are ahead or behind!
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FM Elliott Liu
April 25 is actually "Elliott Liu Day" in San Diego County! The young FIDE Master from San Diego earned that special distinction by winning the 2005 U.S. Cadet Championship, 2006 Pan-American Games U18, 2 IM norms, and playing in one U.S. Championship and three World Youth Championships. The 19-year old is just completing his freshman year at Stanford University.
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