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Nice! I've learned a lot. Many thanks. I'll also like Daniel' emotional approach :)
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.
very useful video, thank you Rensch
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#.
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
Daniel is my favorite. I'm a beginner and I love his teaching skills and I find him hysterical and very very entertaining.
Thanks alot Dan we definitlely need more of these videos they are very good thanks
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!
Very helpful video!
"you're gonna puke out tactical patterns."
Great job, very helpful, good voice for teaching aswell!
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!
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.
You rock my world like a little country girl, Danny, but let's keep it between us.
better than the first video
"your move is correct , sometimes there are more solutions ,and it prooves you are not a beginner ;-)"
Thanks for your kind comment, rokadus!
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 !!
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!
by IM Daniel Rensch
This weekend we bring in the new year with a huge announcement: Chess.com will now be releasing 6 videos every week, with the "weekend feature video" extending over just Saturday and Sunday, no longer Friday! What better way to start this new tradition then with Part 2 of Friday's new video series by IM Daniel Rensch. Continue with the remaining 12 patterns that you need to know, and yes, you're welcome!
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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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