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I really enjoyed the earlier games, and I am hoping this is the same. Great series!
Sam, can you show us the game of the century?
The pawn break up the middle was nice, excellently executed by The Big K!
besa1: i have reached this position many times in my games, with little success
nice game well presented,ty
Im having the same problem wit davidmelbourn, chess.com admin pls fix it..
"Hello and welcome everyone, this is Grandmaster Sam Shankland"
(Am having trouble loading videos on Iphone 3; it starts, and after a minute, reverts to just audio; same with Dan Bokov's last)
A nice change of scenery.
by GM Sam Shankland
Garry began his comeback against Karpov in the latter rounds of their match, and it all started after a huge victory with the black pieces. Once Kasparov declined Karpov's draw on move 12, the "psychological tables" had clearly turned, and it wasn't long before "Kaspy's equalization" became "Karpov's devastation"! Watch and learn as IM Shankland lays it out for all of us in plain English...
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GM Sam Shankland
Sam learned chess at age 11 from the Berkeley Chess School program. Within four years, he had become a National Master, and two years later, he became an International Master when he tied for first in the world u-18 championship, a result unmatched in the last decade of international play by American players. At 20, he has already played in several U.S. Championships, placing 3rd in 2011.
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