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  • 16 months ago

    iamdeafzed

    Nice video, GM Lenderman. Like you expressed in an earlier post, you probably should have been a little more prepared to cover some of the lines that came up here, but that personally didn't bother me much when watching the video.

    Your stuff still beats the pants off most of the other video authors anyway.

  • 18 months ago

    avokado

    Nailed it!

  • 3 years ago

    Phelon

    I agree Joe. Lenderman, Khachiyan, and Rensch are my favorite video authors so far.

  • 3 years ago

    JoeBones

    This is a great series.  Well worth getting a membership just for this one! Smile

  • 3 years ago

    Elubas

    Yeah, for some reason I thought he looked just like Kasparov.

  • 3 years ago

    Nezha

    what the heck? Are you sure you've seen Kasparov?

  • 3 years ago

    Elubas

    When Lenderman was talking about the final move, [having, in his first pause, calculated the variation up to Bh7+ and quite assuredly and nonchalantly concluding white has nothing, and thus analyzing early alternatives,] I finally realized it and my mouth was wide open; I couldn't believe that should work. It's just that, when you have such little firepower, and it seems black is getting his defenses in, it's just very surprising that white would have Qh6 mate in response for some reason! You'd assume black would have some way out of it! Very tricky little move! Very nice use of space in the beginning, and wonderful attack later on, by Giorgi!

    I believe I have actually seen him at a tournament before; if I'm remembering the right guy, when I first saw him I was thinking "What's Kasparov doing here?!" :D

  • 3 years ago

    Phelon

    Irakli Ke7, f4 wins the knight.

  • 4 years ago

    Netsuj

    WOW! Thanks for posting your videos on this site. Great game and very helpful as always.

    Man what a beautiful ending!!!

  • 4 years ago

    Irakli_13

      Looked up on the data base and here is the game which is discussed in the video ... what I discovered is that the move order in the actual game is different from the move order shown in the video ... but this not the point I want to make ... what I couldn't understand in the actual game is move 26 .. Kg7?? played by Sakaev ...  why Kg7 and not Ke7?

  • 4 years ago

    VLMJ

    Good video.  Good explantions.  Learned a lot.

  • 4 years ago

    GM AlexanderL

    bigdoug, I'm not completely sure, I'd guess they're dynamically about equal, I'd guess both exd5 or cxd5 is an advantage, because counterplay is now shut down, I'd guess cxd5 to open the c-file but I'm not 100% sure.

  • 4 years ago

    Musikamole

    Alex,

    You always produce amazing videos. Thank you!

    I took the time to pause the video and found most of White's moves, the rook removing the defender (Black's knight) and even the last one where White gives up everything but his last piece for the win. :)

  • 4 years ago

    bigdoug

    Very good lecture!  I have a question about the point where White played d5.  if black had played ed, I assume White would have replied cd with pressure on the c file?  It is always a puzzle to me to decide how to recapture in situations like this.

  • 4 years ago

    davidmelbourne

    Salute, GM Alexander LendermanLaughingCoolLaughing

  • 4 years ago

    GM AlexanderL

    Dougmosteller, You don't want to think that. YOu want to think positively every game and take every game and play one move at a time. That's why we lecture givers give you a chance to pause your video where it is hard so you can practice it. But in less critical positions, the moves are more or less logical, you will see when you play, you will usually come up with these moves, just always stay confident. You might not play perfectly, but you want to learn every game. I had a game vs Kamsky recently played which I lost, and I might show in a video, where I blew a space advantage, but I had to realize it in a subtle way. So dont feel too bad if you make a mistake, just try to learn from it and not make that mistake again

  • 4 years ago

    KillaNinja

    dont listen to them alex it was a brilliant lecture. sometimes its not easy to convert the space advantage, which happens a lot in my own games. its a good the series

  • 4 years ago

    thijs69

    I liked it ...great finish..thx for the video

  • 4 years ago

    jdm

    Great instructional video.

    I have heard about space advantage many times, but when I think I have achieved some, nothing good ever seems to come out of it.

    As this video shows, if space advantage is not utilized without delay by a hard attack, it can evaporate very quickly.  I don't have the ability to bring off these devastating attacks involving sacs.  How can space advantage be converted by us lower mortals?

  • 4 years ago

    GM AlexanderL

    This game is actually played on a very high level, which could've been played on the highest level too. However, I apologize for at times stumbling with my analysis; I should've prepared this one more carefully. This was my worst video so far, so very sorry for that, I promise next ones will be clearer. Like I said I just wanted to show how to play with a space advantage rather than show analysis. But for anyone who thinks this game is unconvincing, I suggest you to find this game in chessbase, and analyze it by yourself and then with a computer, and everything wil l become clear to you.

    Alex

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