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Thanks Coach D. for another excellent series.
@6:17 could Bc5 be played?
@24:04 can't white play Qe7?
Well, aint that a son of a viatch...
IM Rensch always awesome
That means a lot to me -DARKKNIGHT- ...
DANNYAVIATCH, thankyou for the proper explanation of "Exclamaviatch". I found it simple enough to understand that russian men add "aviatch" to their middle name as a culturally honorary suffix to their old man.
BTW, you are the reason I have a chess.com account originally. I find your in-depth quickfire style and witty side remarks simply the way I would want to be taught in person. Bless you for all the energy you spend for us.
After 24:04 isn't it possible to take the pawn on C3 with the queen insteed of Qc1?
...nothin ta say... ya never fail me!
That x-ray position at 15 min. is AMAZING! Is that from a real game or the warped mind of our favorite IM?
Good ole fashion fun...you crack me up- you make the membership worth it! Another great vid. Hey, if you were raised by Russians why do you speak with an American accent? Just wonderin you don't even have to responde sure your probably busy winning chess matches-take care.
@-ACE Okay,thanks for the clearification. Thought it was some fianchetto-like, over-my-head, chess termanology. Gotcha. Great video. Thanks.
@-DARKKNIGHT- and mastershredder -- "Exclamaviatch" (which is how it would be spelled in my mind , and remember I invented it ) is something I started saying in lectures a very long time ago... It was a fun way to grab someone's attention, and add "extra emphasis" the move that was great. Like a double exclam!!
People have confused it for a slang for of "biatch" -- BUT that was never my intention. And if you listen, that is not what I say. I say "exclamaviatch"... I was "taught and raised-in-chess" by Russians -- and so I learned early on that all Russian men have their middle name as their father's with the surname "avitch" (maybe spelled differently, but pronounced that way) as a way to add respect and "honor thy father". For example, my coach for a long time (the late GM Igor Ivanov) had a middle name "Vassilyavitch" (again, maybe spelled differently, but the "avitch" is added to his father's name "Vassily").
So, consider "exclamaviatch" my way of adding extra respect to the word exclam ... Like the Russian surnames!
Did anything I just say make any sense ? Maybe not, but the bottom line is I don't want people thinking the term is a derogatory or offensive word of any kind... that was never my intention.
Hes saying american slang. "Exclam Biatch!" A gangster alternative form of that word by adding the letter a. . The small tweak in pronunciation gives the word emphasis or an air of humor depending on situation. In this situations actually softens the word into a friendly variation of...."Gotcha!"
However "Viatch" can be used if your from the slavic regions. Just dont rap SnoopDog songs with that "v".....
Exclamation mark !!
what's the terminology he is using @9:58? the bishop moves, "exlaimaviache"? or something. Can anyone clearify? Thanks in advance.
by IM Daniel Rensch
In the second half of the Beyond the Basics installment, International Master Daniel Rensch takes you, well, beyond the basics! Part two is kicked off with the "deflection" pattern, and this fast paced video never looks back! Remember to pause your video every time a new position occurs on the chess board, giving yourself an opportunity to try and solve it before Danny gives you the answer.
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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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