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@Rshabh, After Nf3 Black can play Nxf3+. Since it's check, White does not win a piece.
the section on the exchange variation blends well with GM Shaklands part 3 on the Caro- the line Lilov gives us 6.Bf4, Bg4; 7. Qb3, Qc8; 8.Nd2, e6; 9.Nf3, Be7; 10.0-0 which is rated +- for white is further developed by Shankland and is cool. I understand why FM Lilov stops at move 10.00 because this video is a beginning one and is general...wide not deep. GM Shankland's presentation is more deep and specific- but without this video by FM lilov you may find yourself lost in the Shankland videos...black is always lagging behind in developement in the Caro Kann so that is and issue to be dealt with
Hello VAleri Lilov, next time, if you are going to make a defense for black or something, can you make it as blacks perspective? it's hard to picture it because your playing from white perspective
Really nice video. Now I know why so many people are playing the Advance Variation. Thanks FM Lilov!
I love this guy! Best videos what a nice addition.
i cant wait till iam a GM
@15:42........I think that white can win a peice after Bd4 ....either Qtakes g5 , or Bg7. Either way Nf3 after Qg5 , or Bg7 wins a peice. And if black plays f6 after Bd4 then gtakes f6 , Qf6 , Nf3 , then Bg7 , and then Qe2........winning the Night.
White has Nb3, blocking check and protecting his bishop.
Question: At time index 14:10, during the discussion of the advance variation, it seems to me that black can win a bishop. I am curious why this is not possible. After 4. d-c actually black can already win back the pawn in the same manner, but my question is after nc6 and 5. Bb5 it seems that black has the move Qa5 check, winning the bishop.
Thanks mate Helped me :D
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Your voice is awesome!
This was a very good lesson on the basics that could even be relevant for other intermediate level players
Ha thanks. I guess the sarcasm font isn't working today.
This feels more like "How to play against the Caro as White", whereas the Caro video by David Pruess feels like "How to play Caro as Black"
@elindauer: For more videos on the Caro, see Shankland's in-depth multi-part series (in progress, I think he is on #6). Also, David Pruess did an intro video on the Caro.
Lilov's video here is an excellent introduction. I'm glad he covers the Advanced variation, becasue that is what my Caro games always seem to become. At club level play, very few people know how to pull off a Panov attack. Usually, they make a minor positional blunder and I can grab more central control than the book lines shown here allow.
It's about time somebody covered the Caro-Kann around here.
by IM Valeri Lilov
FIDE Master Lilov brings us the third installment in his new video series designed just for beginners! Take notes on this "simplified breakdown" of the fundamental concepts behind the Caro Kann. Beginner players can use this video as a launching pad to dive into IM Pruess and GM Shankland's ongoing "Complete Caro" video series. Enjoy!
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IM 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 in 2013, the title of International master.
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