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great video david
"or 6 bishop because your opponent let you to promote all your pawns and you didn't know queen is better" lol
very nice video david
you are welcome. so glad you liked it!
thnk u so much for this video..
Thanks a lot David. A+.
I enjoyed every minute :) Thanks a lot for your work! (:
black deserved to get whooped.
Good stuff, IM David! I am really beginning to feel that I am going back and filling in blanks in my tape toward learning to play better chess. It's amazing how many sections are blank and missing completely, short and long. Thank you so much for making me a better chess player move by move and your videos one by one.
Thanks a ton... this video was very helpful.
Great vid. It's like the Amateur Mind in video form.
Nice. Very relevant lessons for us amateurs. We often have to make decisions after a blunder. The video helps with the thought process we should be using. I like how there is explanations are given why the right move is correct and the less effective one is incorrect.
Great Job David. A+ . Thanks
great to hear :)
Hey David great lesson! Although this video was aimed at beginners, I personally found this really helpful and learned a few things I'd never considered before! The analysis was real instructive but the wise words of how to play with extra material that I've never heard before will prove invaluable to an intermediate level player like myself...
DEFINATELY looking forward to your next Member Analysis (!!)
by IM David Pruess
How many times have you lost a game (or come close to losing), despite gaining a large material advantage early on in the battle? Come on, we're all guilty! IM David Pruess breaks down the principles of technique in this Member Analysis installment! He clarifies some key points and general misconceptions about how/when to trade pieces in our, apparently, "easily won" games! Enjoy this review, and submit your own games for Member Analysis!
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IM David Pruess
At the age of twelve, David was lucky to be brought by his mother to a session of the Berkeley Chess School's Friday night kid's chess club, where he met NM Robert Haines, who showed him what chess was. Eighteen years later, he is still in love with the game. He has shared first in a few major tournaments, eg: American Open, North American Open, and Open Rohde (France), and played in several US Championships.
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