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Where can I find this game? I tried chessgames but couldn't find it.
It is interesting what these good players often say: " ...when I played g4 or Bc4 (whatever) I saw this and this position ( now we are ten moves later or so ). However, when asked what it takes to be a good player they say:" No, it is not about calculating variations but it is about Vision, Character, Hard Work and being Yourself at the chess board.
Very nice display of the initiative, what is the difference between a main line and other lines that are playable?
Wonderful attacking video. The pawn break to clear lines for our active pieces was instructive.
Kan unplayable in light of this game.
love yor vids keep them coming
nice ending to your series, Mackenzie!:)
good game..you win the GM
You made him look like he was a 2000 player, nice game and I hope you come out with more.
Wow! Awesome Game Mac! Against a Super GM you made him look ordinary! This was as close to a perfect video and perfect game plan as you'll ever see. You made it look flawless and easy that's a true sign of genius! Thanks for this video!
Yeah that was an awesome video! I particularly liked and enjoyed the clear explanations throughout the game - as a Sicilian player I took some mental notes... the checkmate at the end was great is was just unstoppable - you should be proud of this win :)
This is good material, keep em coming.
Great series. looking foward to other series.
A good example of the initiative and how to attack the king side. Thank you.
nice play, well explained, very enjoyable
Congrats on the win vs a super GM! I enjoyed the video.
Another clear and concise video. Thank you. Not that there is anything wrong with some of the encyclopedic approaches of your fellow video authors, but your "straight to the point" "no nonsense" style is refreshing. Keep up the good work.
What if Nxf6 at the end, did you plan like gxf6 and checkmate with the queen and bishops?
by GM Mackenzie Molner
IM Mackenzie Molner brings the first section of his new video series to a close this month by reviewing a recent victory he had over GM Loek Van Wely! After an interesting variation of the Sicilian Kan develops, Mac highlights that his mind was set on keeping the initiative with attacking moves. Eventually, this approach paid off with a crushing attack... and who knew a former Super-GM would let himself get checkmated?
Players: Molner, Mackenzie
vs. Van Wely, Loek
Related: « Part 2
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GM Mackenzie Molner
International Master Mackenzie Molner is one of the rising young stars in America. He has been ranked amongst the top juniors in the United States for more than ten years. Originally, from New Jersey, "Mac" recently graduated from NYU with a Bachelor's Degree in Romance Languages, with a specialty in Spanish (he also speaks German, French and Russian). Mac considers himself a Professional Chess Player/Coach.
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