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Nice!, needless to say I enjoy them.
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i rally enjoyed this video thank u gm finegold
Excellent video. Also hoping Ben will reveal what he planned after ...Ba6, at the 10:10 mark.
Good lesson on eliminating counterplay with Be6. It also teaches how important it is to look deeper into positions for alternatives.
IF IM A S LVER MEDAL, CANT I WATCH THE WHOLE VIDEO ?!
Every time I watch these IM/GM videos of their games, they are just sooo clean. Almost every move seems so perfect accomplishing multiple tasks. In my games, there aren't any "main lines". The opponents deviate almost immediately. It's just so messy on both sides with moves that confuse the brain and don't make sense. When my opponents make those moves, I know their wrong, but have no clue how to take advantage.I just love watching super clean performances like this. What a great game and analysis. Truly a great author. Enjoyed it!
40 year old GM....WOW !! Yep! Awesome job! So nice to see that it is finally possible to do this. It's too bad in some ways that FIDE doesn't treat each our ours states as if it were a separate country (for Norm purposes) this would make it much easier and more practical for USA players. Why so few players in my era growing up had to go to Europe to get the GM Norm or wait years and years for larger international tournaments here in the States. Thankfully those days are ended. GM Finegold is IMHO one of the best commentators / analysts I've listened to. You've got a great gift for teaching !
Brilliant game and analysis yet again!! You're easily in my chess.com's top 5 video authors, already I'm a huge fan of your work here! Part 3, can't wait!
Thank you for the instructive analysis and interesting game - I did enjoy the lecture!
Wow really tense game, I imagine you must have been happy after exchanging the lsb, it looked so menacing
40 year old GM....WOW
Itz brain- teasin game!!!!
thankx dude love the video
by GM Ben Finegold
Sometimes it takes a little homework to get ahead! It certainly was the case for the then International Master Finegold. When Ben noticed a clear improvement over fellow video author GM Kaidanov's previous game against GM Georgiev, he prepared his idea, reviewed the computer's analysis, and executed flawlessly over the board...
Intermediate | Advanced
Players: Finegold, Ben
vs. Georgiev, Vladimir
Slav Defense: Chameleon Variation (D15)
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GM Ben Finegold
A true "Chess Professional", Grandmaster Ben Finegold has been competing on the highest levels of chess for nearly 25 years. As a player Ben has won numerous major open events, including the 1994 and 2007 U.S. Opens, the 2002 World Open, and the 2005 and 2008 National Open Championships in Las Vegas. He has competed in 8 U.S. Closed Championships and was the first "GM in Residence" at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis. His laid back, humorous teaching style is his trademark and he is excited to join the Chess.com Video Author Team!
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