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Thank you Grandmaster Dejan Bojkov.
This was so nice :), thanks!
Great example of working together, lack of King safety, and precise move orders.
How could anyone not learn from this video?
yeh actually i saw it after the last coment... but thanks the video was very instructive
A beautiful labyrinth of tactics involving the heavy pieces. Very instructive video highlighting the importance of piece coordination and maintaining the initiative.
Again +1 to GM Bojkov!
But then the king just goes to h6, and finds a safe heaven.
Right at the begining of the second game the first move
@ Bigreddebo: He might be winning immediately, but at which moment?
Very enlightening. Look forward to developing a better connection with Chess.com and be able to view the entire lesson.
on the second game isnt Qh8++ imediatly
Yeah, I thought this video was REALLY instructive... Not so many comments, so maybe a little advanced. But Topa's play in the first Endgame was genius...
Thanks for teaching us how to evaluate and play our heavy pieces in the endgame. I am going to have to bookmark this video.
by GM Dejan Bojkov
Learn how powerful the Queen and Rook can be when conducting an attack, especially when their "counterparts" aren't firing on all cylinders! Today Grandmaster Dejan Bojkov hits you with some knowledge on the subject, with one game coming to us courtesy of his fellow country-man, Super-GM V. Topalov. Coordination is key when operating with this duo, so take notes!
Intermediate | Advanced
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GM Dejan Bojkov
Dejan Bojkov is a Grandmaster, originally from Bulgaria. As a youngster, Dejan was the winner of numerous Youth Championships -- including Boys Under 14 and Boys Under 18 Bulgarian Champion. This translated to success on the international stage, with his most recent victory coming at the Sydney International Open in Australia (2010). As a trainer his work has known little failure, and some of his students include Antoaneta Stefanova-former World Womens Champion.
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