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1.d4 Nf6 Indians feature the Queen's Indian Defense as the "Opening Of The Month" every January. We host 2 Vote Chess games (1 White, 1 Black), 4 Team Matches (u1400, 1400-1600, 1600-1800, 1800+) as well as in-house Tournaments and Forums.
The 1.d4 Nf6 Indians explore the White and Black sides of "hypermodern" Indian defenses. Please join us if you wish to have the opportunity to learn and play this opening in a cooperative group setting.
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GM. Wow!!! What happened to college?
GM Shanky ...WOW , I have been tought by the GREAT master himself...
Two straight 15 minute videos analyzing draws from the great Shanky? Test to see if you can find the move QxQ? It's like you rolled out of bed, threw together a video, then went to get your morning coffee and actually start your day. :P
Booo. Still a fan though. :)
Congrats GM SHANKLAND! How does that sound now?!
i am n't getting what was happened over there
Great game, really enjoyed it.
Great video, thanks!
Our Congratulations for GM Sam Shankland for norm GM
by GM Sam Shankland
Today GM (officially now) Sam Shankland continues his video series designed to bring us his personal journey through the 2011 US Championship. We left off with him and GM Onischuk moving to the tiebreaker rounds having drawn an interesting Queen's Indian. How would Sam's preparation with the black pieces hold up under rapid time controls? Watch and find out!
Players: Onischuk, Alexander
vs. Shankland, Sam
Related: « Part 4
Part 6 »
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GM Sam Shankland
Sam learned chess at age 11 from the Berkeley Chess School program. Within four years, he had become a National Master, and two years later, he became an International Master when he tied for first in the world u-18 championship, a result unmatched in the last decade of international play by American players. At 20, he has already played in several U.S. Championships, placing 3rd in 2011.
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