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FM Charles! Thank you for the video. I learned a lot. Would you consider using more video aids to help us undertand your teaching?
Does not get any better. Discuss what the opponent is thinking a little more. (Just an idea), and slow down and articulate the moves you are thinking about for the various lines so we can learn. You speak fast because your mind works fast. But we are not near your level. Cover your thoughts SLOWLY. Still the best and you have a great temperment.
This video clearly shows the difference between a strong player and a FIDE master
Im around 1750 now, and I really liked this video
Charles, after Nd3, exchanging queens allows Nxf2 forking the two rooks
This was really fun and instructive. The only thing that would make it even better would've been to add a little analysis in the end for a couple of the key could've moments for white. What if he'd pressed more on the kingside attack? Could it have worked, if not why not. But it's definitely cool to hear some of the ideas and thoughts as you play the game. I also really like seeing games at this level of play.
Excellent format. Nice work.
Great job it was fun and informative /cheer "we want more we want more we want more..." thanks
Dude you are really funny man. "This guy has no manners" lol. But great video I really enjoyed it and learned something at the same time. Thanks again.
Great video Charles! A few corrections, "Nc4 will be answered by Rd8" when I think you could simply have captured his hanging knight on c4 with your bishop on a6? :)
Keep em coming
this is an amazing idea, more live commentaries please
Thank you for teaching me! I was able to understand what was going on. Wow!
Thanks for the video! I like the live format and the "train of thought" method you use in the video; also your humor throughout. I'm looking forward to watching more of these when you have time to post them.
amazing video! i think everyone missed you!
I like this video very much. It is really fun to watch. Hope to see more like this from you in the future. Thanks!
This is a great video and a surperlative method in learning (at least for me). I wish all videos were in this particular format. To understand why one makes a move via narration felt as though I was actually there and playing. Bravo!
Thank-you once again. I'd love to see more of these and good luck in your tournament.
Another *BIG* thank you for this lecture. As a 1400-ish player, I found this incredibly inspiring, informative, as well as entertaining. The way you blitzed your way thru the end-game was amazing, and your commentary and thought process throughout the game was so insightful. Please consider doing many more lectures just like this!!!
I think I would have had to capture on d1. Rxd1+ ( distracting the white rook) Rxd1(now whites rook is on d1 instead of g1) Qxe5 and the game should still be favorable for black if I am correct. He has two bishops versus one rook. Nonetheless, it would have been the best fighting chance for white. phew!
thks. hope that answers your question.
by FM Charles Galofre
FM Charles Galofre missed you all so much he made a video for you. This video features move-by-move commentary as Charles plays live chess. With a 15 minute time control Charles lets you inside the mind of the master as each game progresses. Offering insight into a variety of openings, moving through the middle game and finding winning tactics this is a fun video for players of all skill levels.
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FM Charles Galofre
Charles picked up chess in middle school after his mother bought him what was then Chessmaster 7000. The one and only chess club in town was in an establishment previously owned by his father so needless to say he felt right at home. Locally, he excelled at the scholastic level going on to become Florida's K-12 Champion and Denker representative. He currently attends College where he plays Board two for one of our coutry's top chess teams.
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