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  • 16 months ago

    shez79

    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!!

  • 19 months ago

    arie66

    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?

  • 2 years ago

    jdix2

    I am a Class C USCF player, and I found this video to be very helpful.  Thanks. 

  • 2 years ago

    fishingmd

    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.

  • 4 years ago

    oggo1001

    Great video, thanks.

    "This queen is an absolute beast"

  • 4 years ago

    FRC960

    This is well taught. I learned much. Thanks

  • 4 years ago

    Draebi

    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.   

  • 4 years ago

    Horothgar

    nice video and very instructive too.. thanks

  • 5 years ago

    Warrior_Spirit

    That was a great series Elliot! By the way, I heard you have a day named after you in San Diego!

  • 5 years ago

    HeartOfStone

    Very useful for 1800's. I just can't praise it enough.

  • 5 years ago

    saw1

    Very helpful , thanks

  • 5 years ago

    Burnelr

    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.

  • 5 years ago

    prykoz123

    more videos!!!! lol i loved it, it helped me a lot thank you

  • 5 years ago

    chadbournedowns

    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?

  • 5 years ago

    anothernoob

    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

  • 5 years ago

    benzeneboy

    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!!

  • 5 years ago

    drPlacebo

    Great video, thanks!

  • 5 years ago

    baan

    it can be a expert player

  • 5 years ago

    nobrac

    Thank's for very useful analysis, presented in very straightforward manner. For this kind of material - it's worth to be a premium member Cool.

  • 5 years ago

    IM dpruess

    the response on these videos is really strong, and i hear it. there will be more like it!

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