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The criss-cross mate blew my mind.
Thanks Daniel, I keep coming back to your videos!
simply thanks for this lessons
28:25 black plays QB4, QxA7 BD6
What about morphy's mate?
how many pieces we want to munch on 25:26 LOL
I watched your video a second time and it was still awsume keep them coming Daniel you have a great way of putting over the information in such an interesting and entertaining way ,I look forward to to watching new ones
Awsum and totaly witty ,loved the comment shampoo rinse and repeat made me laugh out loud not often one can study chess and and appreciat a commedian as well as a high level skilled chess player ,keep the videos coming Daniel look forward to seeing them
in the 26-27 min i think on kXe6 fXe6 Qh6 kf7 bXg6 ke7 bg5 rf6 bXf6 check mate,,you do really good videos dont stop whit that
Re-watching these lectures is doing wonders for my game!
Thank You Daniel for the amount of work you put in to this series. I've watched each of the first two videos twice and am looking forward to #3.
I had to rewatch it Danny there's so much good stuff here! The Boden's 'mate criss-cross- those bishops are crafty pieces - nice to see them being given to the sacrificial altar so the ""real" BatMan and Robin" (Q+N) can clean up
The level I'm at... I'll be watching this again in a month or 2, then my next otb tournament I'll have an arsenal of your mating nets in my brain that I can hopefully use! You're a talented teacher Danny!
You are brilliant;) Thanks for the great lessons....
Even watching it work I am in disbelief at the crafty bishop. Super cool!
great material,even after watching it multiple times!
You sir are genuily entertaining and pedagogical! very nice lessons man
@Firepower8 -- Black has Qb4 at the end of the variation (actually, even in the main line Qb4 temporarily "saves" black -- though he is still lost after Qxa7). So Nb5 doesn't work... Sorry ...
Thanks Danny!!! as always you rule, all your comments and funny words make me smile!!!
by IM Daniel Rensch
Another week, another series of positions you must know for your chess growth! Tune in for Part 2 in IM Daniel Rensch's "Mating Nets Installment" to the Patterns Everyone Must Know video series. On the docket today? The Bishop, and all its glory! Enjoy the missing f and h pawn patterns, Boden's Mate, the "Crafty Bishop", the Greek Gift, and much more!
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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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