16051 Players currently online!
Man vs. Machine - good luck!
Turn-based games at any time!
Vote for the best move to win!
Do you have what it takes?
Backgammon, Yatzy, and more!
Sharpen your tactical vision!
Get advice and game insights!
Learn from top players & pros!
View millions of master games!
Your virtual chess coach!
Perfect your opening moves!
Test your skills vs. computer!
Find the right private coach!
Can you solve it each day?
Bring it all together!
Beginners, start here!
Make friends & play team games!
News from the world of chess!
Search all Chess.com members!
Find local clubs & events!
Who's the best of your friends?
Read what members are saying!
what about Rxb6 on the last example
good video GM Gregory Kaidanov
Great video! Anyone rated below, say, 2400 should watch this video and its predecessor.
What about Rf1 right away instead of Qd5?
(in the queen + rook endgame)
Qe3+ followed by Qxc5 won't be a threat because white threatens Qf6+ followed by Qx f7 and then black would be in real trouble.
Why is it that when I click on "Play Key Position vs Computer" I always and only get the first position considered in this entire video lesson? (For this lesson the king & pawn ending.) Am I miss-clicking somehow??? I want to get at each consecutive position as desired!
Really helpful video thanks! I also would love to see this series continue with more examples
ace lesson, will definately help my chess!!
great video, hopefully it will benefit me and improve my game :)
GM Kaidanov's videos are consistently the best on the site, and this is another example. I think its becuase of his feel for the beauty of the game.
That said, there aint nothing quite like Danny's Live Sessions to get you going of a morning:)
Great vidio I always learn so much from all of them
Brilliant! Loving this concept. Many thanks all the way from Wales, UK. =)
Isn't the correct move at @2:05 d5 for black instead of castling...
Great. Same level as master Hoshall!
Thank you so much for these. Greatly appreciated.
great vid i love it
thanks for a great video
thanks for sharring ideas
by GM Gregory Kaidanov
Similar to the first installment in his new video series on Prophylactic Thinking, GM Kaidanov brings us one position after another, stressing the need for us to think about what our opponent's (not our own) next move and plans will be. Gregory's examples vary in difficulty and style, but all prove the importance of weighing the coming threats and how to deal with them.
Intermediate | Advanced
Related: « Part 1
Play Key Position Vs. Computer
Diamond Members get unlimited access to the entire Video Lessons Library! Upgrade your account today - you are 100% covered by a no-questions-asked 30 day money-back guarantee!
GM Gregory Kaidanov
Considered one of "the" premier chess trainers in America for more than ten years, Chess.com is very proud to add Grandmaster Gregory Kaidanov to its list of prestigious Video Authors. Arguably one of the strongest GMs never to have won the US Championship, GM Kaidanov's list of accomplishments does however include first place finishes in many other major events, including first place at both the World Open and US Open in 1992. A certified FIDE Senior Trainer, his reputation as a chess coach precedes him internationally. Gregory currently resides in Lexington, Kentucky with his wife Valeria and their three children.
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2015 Chess.com
• Chess - English
We are working hard to make Chess.com available in over 70 languages. Check back over the year as we develop the technology to add more, and we will try our best to notify you when your language is ready for translating!