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Well played game to offer as a lesson, thanks!
great game I learn a lot thank you very much
can you do a vid on opning i need a good one
Would love to see a video on fighting on after a blunder, like hanging a peice.
can you finish the videos thanks it helped me
Really enjoy your video lessons. Easy to follow, instructive, and entertaining. Thanks!
great game and analysis
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Part 2 is out! just change the url to http://...imbalances---part-2.
Or, clik this link:http://www.chess.com/video/player/playing-with-material-imbalances---part-2
This was really good one ! Easy to understand, interesting game, thank you
lovely simple clear explanation
The subject might warrant more than a couple vids - I'd like to see more on this subject. Thank you.
Great video with great advice
I love the plain launguage explaination. Many more please!
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When asked by a group of top juniors for one of his best games, GM Ben Finegold only had to go back a few weeks in his memory bank to dig out a beautiful win over a promising youngster. Reminiscent of the Frankenstein-Dracula Opening, the grandmaster offers his queenside rook, several pawns, and then eventually pitches the lady en route to exposing white's king! Watch and see how top players know that dormant rooks lose to active minor pieces every time.
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Philidor Defense (C41)
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GM Ben Finegold
A true "Chess Professional", Grandmaster Ben Finegold has been competing on the highest levels of chess for nearly 25 years. As a player Ben has won numerous major open events, including the 1994 and 2007 U.S. Opens, the 2002 World Open, and the 2005 and 2008 National Open Championships in Las Vegas. He has competed in 8 U.S. Closed Championships and was the first "GM in Residence" at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis. His laid back, humorous teaching style is his trademark and he is excited to join the Chess.com Video Author Team!
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