15628 Players currently online!
Man vs. Machine - good luck!
Turn-based games at any time!
Vote for the best move to win!
Do you have what it takes?
Sharpen your tactical vision!
Get advice and game insights!
Learn from top players & pros!
View millions of master games!
Your virtual chess coach!
Perfect your opening moves!
Test your skills vs. computer!
Find the right private coach!
Can you solve it each day?
Bring it all together!
Beginners, start here!
Make friends & play team games!
News from the world of chess!
Search all Chess.com members!
Find local clubs & events!
Who's the best of your friends?
Read what members are saying!
Thank you Grandmaster Dejan Bojkov.
i was not expecting for the jumpy horse to be able to be trapped easily.
Thanks, kitodd :))) Mahalo, Hawaii sounds so wonderful
Mahalo means "thank you" in the Hawaiian language.
What is mahalo? :)))
excellent stuff! very clean and well explained...
The rooks are coming soon :)))
Mahalo, again for a very helpful and revealing video on the Knight. I was simply unaware of how to restrict the Knight movements step by step and eventually how to trap it and take it. Also, I finally realized how one needs to support the Knight with outpost positions, especially with a pawn. I've so often used the Knight carelessly and didn't support it, sort of putting it out to pasture until I needed it again, only to find that I hadn't moved quickly enough to save it, and remembered the words: "A horse, a horse, my kingdom for a horse." More, more videos like these, please, maybe continue the series with a video for each unit?
Sir can just make it a little bit slower, having a hard time following you, thanks.
Now I know how to deal with Rook and Knight endings. Thank you very much
i have had trouble with Q+K vs Kn+K in short-time endgames, twice having to settle for a draw. i get some ideas from this video on how to figure out mate more quickly, but i wonder if there is any specific advice on technique.
I thank that as show video.
This was strangely fascinating :)
Thanks for the great video
by GM Dejan Bojkov
Today Grandmaster Dejan Bojkov brings us the sequel, and unfortunately for the knight, this movie also spells doom for the horsey! Where our first video showed tricky, and at times very original examples of the knights "dysfunction" -- here it is much more simple: The knight is dominated by the long range pieces in the open board, particularly the bishops and the rooks. Perhaps the knight should "stay out of the way" when the "big boys come to play"?
Intermediate | Advanced
Related: « Previous Video in the Series
Video: Claustrophobic Rook
Video: General Strategy: The Bishop Pair
Video: Couples In Chess; Queen and Knight
Chess Mentor: Misplaced Pieces
Play Key Position Vs. Computer
Diamond Members get unlimited access to the entire Video Lessons Library! Upgrade your account today - you are 100% covered by a no-questions-asked 30 day money-back guarantee!
GM Dejan Bojkov
Dejan Bojkov is a Grandmaster, originally from Bulgaria. As a youngster, Dejan was the winner of numerous Youth Championships -- including Boys Under 14 and Boys Under 18 Bulgarian Champion. This translated to success on the international stage, with his most recent victory coming at the Sydney International Open in Australia (2010). As a trainer his work has known little failure, and some of his students include Antoaneta Stefanova-former World Womens Champion.
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2014 Chess.com
• Chess - English
We are working hard to make Chess.com available in over 70 languages. Check back over the year as we develop the technology to add more, and we will try our best to notify you when your language is ready for translating!