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So many errors and blunders in this video, awfull, but main idea is fine:)
After Qa5-a4 why there was no Nb5-c7 threating capture rook and queen trap after Bb5
Everyone's already commented on Rh3 also trapping queen along with Rd2 but I'm really curious as to why you didn't mention it in the video. Is there a positional reasoning behind trapping with the other rook? drivin' me crazy.
Really good video thanks.
@26:50 Rh3 traps queen
I went to a chess camp. My teacher said the sicilian defense is a good opening for black and white.
STOP BEING RACIST
I learn here is the trap forking the queen with knight .
excuse me in 13 : 58 why not playing pawn b4 is better please reply
26:50 Rh3 instead of Rd2One of the best videos ever....
Great video. I love your beginner series. Beginners are the life blood of any sport!
Another good video for me I'll have to watch multiple times!
The prep work to get that knight to the outpost was very skillful. How many of us would either rush that outpost and lose it or ignore it and start the pawn storm?
very clear and thought provoking
If black takes the pawn on g3 at 26:50 or so, white replies Rh3 and wins the queen right? instead of doing it in two moves with Rd2? or am I wrong?
Also, your videos are the bomb.
by FM Elliott Liu
Our featured video author for the month of June starts us off with a bang! FM Elliot Liu makes his triumphant return with a video that guarantees to leave you wondering, "is chess really that simple?" Elliot's well-spoken descriptions of several deep positional ideas are sure to help every beginner take their game to the next level. Watch as white's meticulous planning leads to a dominating Knight and eventually, a beautiful attack...
Players: Isaac Boleslavsky
vs. Georgy Lisitsin
Sicilian Defense: Dragon Variation, Yugoslav Attack (B76)
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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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