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Great video thx!
@ 31:42 .. LOOL
IF chess.com and chesskid.com could ever get over it's bad attitude towards large chess clubs and chess teaching organizations contact me. TheLeonRulz@yahoo.com
ONe question-- how does one distinguish an x-ray from a skewer?
i almost coughed up my cookie at 11:15
Great video, very instructive!
I have a great teacher in Bill (Aww-Rats), but I thank you for your advice too.
This video covers a lot of material but please make them more concise in the future. This shouldn't have taken over 15 minutes....
Check-a-Rooski! Danny is hilarious
Good basic stuff......
WOW, AMAZING VIDEO!!!
No offence but the rambling in this video is unbelievable, havn't got membership so I didnt actually learn anything, just a 9 minute intro
Thanks everyone who is enjoying this video and series!
Would you guys quit bellyaching. He's giving you Gold and your focusing on the sand. And, I might add, which of us is perfect?
@27:34 you could do Qd8+. Rxd8 and Rxd8#
Very nice video Danny, i learned some greats things thanks to you :)
Thanks jernejk for pointing out the reason for not taking the rook (I was wondering about why until I read your comment). Now I'm wondering, wouldn't it be best to take the rook anyway - my reasoning is this, if you're going to lose the queen anyway, wouldn't it be better to for you if your oponent had king/bishop than king/rook. While I think either is a lost game, I would expect a better chance at pulling a draw from the king/bishop version.
"get your rocks socked off"
I'm not a beginner but I watched this and then went back to tactics trainer - my rating went up by over a hundred. Thanks.
by IM Daniel Rensch
Chess is a game of pattern recognition, but what "patterns" do you need to know? From tactics, to mating nets, to strategical concepts -- IM Daniel Rensch promises to deliver all in his new video series. Beginners will enjoy today's video on the "Basic Tactics" everyone should know, and even Intermediate and Advanced players should enjoy the latter installments of this series. Get excited!
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IM Daniel Rensch
With numerous "scholastic chess accomplishments" to boast of, both as a player and a coach, Danny has been a "chess professional" since his early teens. He was ranked in the Top 10 for his age in the U.S. every year from the age of 12 - 21years old, and at one point he was the highest rated 19-year old in the country. He earned the IM title at age 23. A part owner and full time Staff Member for Chess.com LLC, Danny is our Vice President of Content and Professional Operations, managing the products and "team of contributors" you enjoy here, as well as for our scholastic extension site, ChessKid.com.
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