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i dont want to get b4ed lol. really fun video.
This is very advanced and complex for sure... as I don't play 1.e4 I never get into these types of positions so I find them harder to understand than all the situations that arise from 1.d4 - but all the same a great video and I'm gonna watch the second part now
between Danny Rensch's video serieson the Yugoslav pawn structure, and all the other videos and discussions about the Yugoslav attack I feel like I should be an expert at playing white against the Sicilian Dragon, unfortunately I always seem to forget the moves and the move order, like within the first 10 moves of the game, and I end up playing moves that cause the game to be nothing like what I see in the videos
itd be nice for someone to explain to me why white can't just take the pawn on b5, yea, it opens lines for the rook, but I don't see a whole lot. everything seems protected on because of bishop on e4.. Most players i play against take it and I do not know how to respond.
Need part two!
Is vid on mobile?
You have a funny habit of talking about prep you have that you aren't going to share... maybe it would be better to just not mention it? :) :P
Anyways, cool game, it's interesting to see your progression as a chess player and the games / tournaments that led you to where you are today. Looking forward to part 2.
white can organize an attack. but i won't show how because i'm a jerk
Le quang liem, the Vietnam strongest chess player
wow i was almost first on one of these
So sharp I'm surprised my eyeballs aren't bleeding. Thanks for a wonderful presentation; looking forward to the conclusion.
by GM Sam Shankland
In perhaps the defining moment of his career (or at least one of them) a young Sam Shankland took down one of the world's top talents to claim a tie for first at the 2008 World Youth Chess Championships. Here he reveals all that was in a sharp, 9.0-0-0 Yugoslav Attack Dragon Sicilian. He highlights the in-depth variations both he and his opponent calculated, and instructs on the basic ideas of the line for players of all levels. Enjoy!
Players: Shankland, Sam
vs. Liem, Le Quang
Sicilian Defense: Dragon Variation, Yugoslav Attack (B76)
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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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