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Incredibly instructive.. .thanks a ton!!
NOOOOOOOOOOO DON"T LEAVE ME AT A CLIFF HANGER!!!
great! I enjoy his teaching style and very informative for new and old chess players.
i love little debbie snack cakes
nice, I remember using the scholars mate when i first learned chess, you should show the 2 move check mate for the beginners also, some thought it wasn't possible to mate in 2 moves, but its a funny one when it happens,lol all beginners should know it...
not bad... I've come across these positions in games and now I'll be better prepared.
in my childhood iam played alot . i am the champian in my local club . then i stopped playing . because no opponent to play . they r bored by continuous fail . when i tried to play now . i cannot play . i cannot even memorise . in my child hood i can remember the position of my coins . now i feel very difficult to play . no i am loosing every game . when i see this video i remember something . thank u for ur video . now i am being interested in the game again . i said about 15 years back . at that time there is no coach & no internet . i played myself & by playing i developed my game a little . now training is available like this . thank u internet . thank u chess.com , thank u masters like u .
Good to know, now to remember it. thankyou
Awesome work! P.S where'd you get the cool chessboard?
Thank you very much for the video! We need more like this--directed to the beginning and intermediate players who often find themselves losing before even getting out of the starting gate. These are wonderful ways to punish the early and eager Queen developers.
I'm just beginning and you just gave me a "clue". Thank you.
UGH! THAT'S SO ANNOYING! WHY DO WE DO THIS IF WE'LL BE PLAGUED BY SUBSCRIBING?!
Excellent! Very useful information.
Interesting and very good. No problem on the accent. Will review it again. Thanks
Very good! Better stop play italian opening? :/
A very solid and informative videos Mr Lilov. Thank you!
Thanks for the great video! I am a 1500 player and still learned a lot, not only on the lines you presented, but on your tactical and positional ideas! Like most players, I am self-taught and have many gaps in my chess education. I am looking forward to the next video in this series!
Alen20, i was wondering how many foreign languages do you know? and if any, how good is your accent! ?
but always helpful and informative
I think he has sexy accent too.
by FM Valeri Lilov
With his latest video lecture targeted towards beginner level players, FM Lilov reviews the common traps and tricks white might play for against the "Achilles Heel" of black's position. He reviews the Scholar's Mate (Four Move Checkmate) as well as other early tries to exploit the f7-square. He points out the importance of beginners being prepared for these ideas, as they are not normally given "official attention" in chess books. Beginners, enjoy!
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FM Valeri Lilov
Valeri feels fortunate to have learned to play chess from his father when he was only three, immediately becoming seriously engaged. By the age of seven he was able to play blindfold chess in several games at the same time. At the age of eight, he achieved a record-breaking ELO of 1985, and subsequently became the European Individual School Chess Champion U10 in Moscow, Russia. He has won over 30 medals in national and international competitions, and in 2008 achieved his highest rating of 2443 and the title of FIDE master, as well as two IM norms.
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