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  • 3 months ago


    Nice! I've learned a lot. Many thanks. I'll also like Daniel' emotional approach :)

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  • 6 months ago


    He does not realize that yakking on for so long about the exciting things happening in 2012 is living on as extra dull content in 2014 and beyond.

  • 16 months ago


    very useful video, thank you Rensch

  • 19 months ago



    After Kg8, then white goes Rg7+. If he takes, then Ne6+ wins the queen, and if Kh8, then Rxh7+, Kg8, Rg7+, Kh8, and now Ne6 attacks the queen and threatens Qh6#.

  • 20 months ago


    Danny at 13:18 you said Rxf7 will remove the defender and we will be able to fork the king and queen, but what if then king goes to g8?

    I know the position is crushing but I can't see how white can take the queen by force

  • 22 months ago


    Daniel is my favorite. I'm a beginner and I love his teaching skills and I find him hysterical and very very entertaining. 

  • 22 months ago


    Thanks alot Dan we definitlely need more of these videos they are very good thanks

  • 2 years ago


    Your videos are entertaining and informative.  Funny as heck.  I'm a new Platinum member and also new to Chess, and I have to say that your videos are helping me a great deal.  Stay cool!

  • 2 years ago


    Very helpful video!

  • 2 years ago


    "you're gonna puke out tactical patterns."

    Great job, very helpful, good voice for teaching aswell!

  • 2 years ago


    Just when you think youll never see a "Checkolini Leslombo" and bam there it is at 19:56. Thanks Daniel. Great vid. Really though, its a great vid!

  • 2 years ago


    I came back to this one after first going through your excellent part 3. I thought I was advanced enough until you started with the german terms :)  Your learning videos are great!  Entertaining and informative.  You are an excellent teacher.

  • 2 years ago


    You rock my world like a little country girl, Danny, but let's keep it between us.

  • 2 years ago


    better than the first video

  • 2 years ago


    "your move is correct , sometimes there are more solutions ,and it prooves you are not a beginner ;-)"

    Thanks for your kind comment, rokadus!

  • 3 years ago


    hi ibiwisi ,

    your move is correct , sometimes there are more solutions ,and it prooves you are not a beginner ;-) 

    in 00:30 you can see the order in which the basic tactical patterns are presented.

    and at 18:55 it is the clearance sacrifice .

    I would like to take this opportunity to thank IM DR for his very valuable content !!

  • 3 years ago


    Great video and series, IM DR; thank you!  But one question.  In the position introduced at 18:55 on the video, wouldn't White's best move be Qd8+?  I must be missing something, so anyone please point out the error of my ways. Thanks, all!

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