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  • 21 months ago


    thanks Grandmaster

  • 3 years ago



  • 3 years ago


    Jflores this plan IS BETTER... when you can pull it off Cool. Lot of times black never gives you the chance.

  • 3 years ago


    I wonder if this kind of play was typical of Keres. or if something was going on with him in terms of his personal life at the time of the tournament. seems like a rather unsound decision to go for the tactic on h2 (kind of a reverse greek gift or something) in a long time control standard game against a GM of botvinniks caliber. that doesn't sound like such a good idea. is Keres the guy who famously was always in time trouble? 

  • 3 years ago


    I liked the lecture, but come on guys, didn't you hear the kitchen noises, dishes being stacked and the phone ringing?  It is not professional to record in the kitchen!

    The minority attack plan is still played, so this is an alternative plan and not necessarily "better."  I appreciate Melik mentioning Karpov's ...N-h5 instesd of ...Bd6?  ...Bd6 was the lemon, looking for a trick (Bxh2+) and the game started going downhill from there.  Great play by Botvinnik in this classic game.

  • 3 years ago


    At what point did Black go wrong?

  • 3 years ago


    Very educative! thanks!!Smile

  • 3 years ago


    Thank u for ur time and look forward to the next lesson.

  • 3 years ago


    Good lecture.I have a book on this pawn structure,but the video here expands on it.Thanks

  • 3 years ago


    Thanks sir.

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