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what a game....thanks for sharing
This game was amazing I remember seeing it the day it was played and ...f5!! completely killed it - shows why Anand is World Champ and I have faith he'll retain his title
Great analysis GM Finegold!
god man man man
good good good
at 16:57 instead of Qf6, you can play Kf7, then Qh8
Love your humor--don't worry, I'm sure plenty here on Chess.com consider you a Super Grand Master! Your videos are Super indeed!!!! :-)
Mr.FineGold i like your videos very much.....as they have vry deep explination on all moves and for such an epic game against two Chess Kings.Thank You!
Mr. Finegold You present your videos in a very light and modest way which seems to be a nice combination.
I really enjoy your videos !!! Great work !!
Great vid, thanks.
Awesome video, thanks for explaining all the mating lines
Great video, thank you.
Really enjoyed this video. Many video authors on here bore me, but I watched this one to the end. Keep em coming!
A game like this will never happen to Carlsen though :) I think Carlsen might crush Anand like this in their WC match ;)
by GM Ben Finegold
To bring his short series on high level chess preparation to a close (for now), GM Finegold reviews a game from the highest of levels! He displays the critical moments of the game Aronian-Anand from Wijk aan Zee, 2013. Ben highlights the world champ's amazing preparation, how Anand applied what he knew about the line into his game against Armenia's #1, and why it's important to prepare and memorize "ideas" as opposed to "variations" when you start analyzing very complex positions.
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Semi-Slav Defense: Meran Variation (D47)
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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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