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Great video and good speed!
ample explanation but very fast paced
I like watching some videos as they are quite entertaining. However, working intensely on a book brings better learning results. It's a more intense experience.
good stuff. Nice, structured and leaves us room to play around with the different systems :)
Thank you for a really good introduction. I really appreciate the simple, yet good explanations and possibilities and challenges. As a introduction video I find it a stroke of genius to explain both how to play and how to play AGAINST this opening :-)
Another great video from IM Lilov. Always quite fast-paced but well explained verbally and diagrammatically on the chess board. Good way to quickly familiarise oneself with the basics of the Caro Kann.
@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
mantab bozz,,, lebih banyak lagi dong
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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