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  • 13 months ago

    Black__Knight

    thanks

  • 17 months ago

    Black__Knight

    Back again! Thanks Grand Master.

  • 2 years ago

    Black__Knight

    thanks again Grandmaster

  • 4 years ago

    khpa21

    In this position


     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    GM Khachiyan said that Black defends after 1. Rf4 Rh8 2. Raf1 Rh6, but what if White tries 3. h3 to force through g4?

  • 4 years ago

    Black__Knight

    Notes from video

    • Critical squares always ask to create tactics
    • When biilding your defense alway keep in mind your positives
    • always check yourself against the most forced lines
    • always think from the end, understand what your opponent wants to do and try to see your final destination
    • Before you start to calculate, know clearly what you want to do
    • Defending the N by pushing the h-Pawn and swinging the R around  was brilliantly
    • h6... brilliant
    • everytime your defending, especially defending with extra material, always try to envolve your Q. When the Q is around gauarding important squares, the attack usually collapses
  • 5 years ago

    Con09

    There are also defensive ideas after Rd8 combining interference and defense along the 6th rank, for instance Rf4 e5 Bxe5 Rd5 Bb2 Rd6. Problems with this approach?

  • 5 years ago

    fysh99

    Please make more videos like this one. Fantastic advice on how to think through the available options and how to discover candidate moves. The h5, Rh6 defense in one line was inspired. My favourite video so far!

  • 5 years ago

    Mischa

    I am amazed at how good a teacher this guy is, simply awesome.  Normally such a variation full video would be a real turn off for me, but not this one.  He really lets you the viewer, into his thoughts.

  • 5 years ago

    FM charlesgalofre

    i wasnt sure it was a c5 french because of the pawn on b5, but you may be right... 

    i still dont see the moves :\ my chessbase is buggin out.. thanks david

  • 5 years ago

    IM dpruess

    ok, i spent two minutes inventing a plausible game to reach that position, and i'm uploading it as the new "get pgn."

  • 5 years ago

    IM dpruess

    i don't have the complete game, i just used the starting position and then punched in moves to get the pgn. i'll have to look into why it didn't work for you, since the file evidently works on my computer where it was created ;-)

    as far as what opening it comes from, well, 3. Nd2 c5 French, right?

  • 5 years ago

    FM charlesgalofre

    yea for me too, i wanted to see from what opening the pawnstructure arised from.. i think its chessbase bugs :\

  • 5 years ago

    kobesarmy

    Very good video :)

     

    However the "get pgn" thing on the side won't work for me, when i downloaded it, it had " in front and behind all the tags, and even after i removed them i still got an error when i tried putting it in a pgn reader, pgn's with fen normally work on it.

  • 5 years ago

    FM charlesgalofre

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  • 5 years ago

    FM charlesgalofre

    as some one who has studied chess for a while, there were two things that struck me as good practical advice: the first one was the comment on calculation, on how if he sees that he is doing well on the most forced line while defending, that he might choose to ignore, or feel safe on the secondary lines.. the second comment was the one on how he counted the amount of pieces defending and attacking, while this seems super logical, i have never really heard anyone of his level feel so confident in a position as the one showed on the video, simply because he had an extra piece defending... i would say those were very insightful comments..

  • 5 years ago

    Lex-Lawless

    His explanations are disorganized and not instructive.  He just likes talking to himself.

  • 5 years ago

    pawnkeeper

    sorry, I can't understand you.

  • 5 years ago

    bobobobob101

    first

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