Chess Coach vs #74 in the world, Illya Nyzhnyk

Chess Coach vs #74 in the world, Illya Nyzhnyk

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23 days ago

Hi all, I have always wondered what the difference was between a chess grandmaster and a chess coach, today I test that difference. I will have an adoption match on stream at 10PM EST against Illya Nyzhnyk, #74 in the world. I am 2000 USCF, he h...

Beating Ivan Saric's Line in the Bg5 Najdorf

Beating Ivan Saric's Line in the Bg5 Najdorf

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May 28, 2020

Hi all, Welcome to another installment of awesome tricks out of the opening! This is an amazing one that I have never seen covered before and as you guys know, I love teaching so here it is!!! Hopefully, my analysis in the video is sufficie...

Do YOU understand Chess?

Do YOU understand Chess?

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May 21, 2020

Hi all, I hope all of you guys are doing well in these confusing times. I have started uploading videos more times a week because who doesn't like free chess lessons? This lesson is about slowing down, taking your time, and actually trying to un...

How to be as good as xQc in Chess

How to be as good as xQc in Chess

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May 20, 2020

Hi guys! Today I'm posting a little lesson in Tactical Awareness. I hope you enjoy it I don't boast to be as good as xQc but we can all aspire to be great. Let's all aim to become better chess players! Hopefully, my analysis in the ...

My time as a Chess Streamer

My time as a Chess Streamer

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May 12, 2020

Hey everyone, This video isn't an educational video but a lighthearted funny highlight video. I hope you enjoy it! Sub here if you like it: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-Cmno1Bf_fAf8vd8y9DPZA?sub_confirmation=1 Thanks for wa...

Learn how to Checkmate the Castled King!

Learn how to Checkmate the Castled King!

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May 11, 2020

Hi everyone, Today's lesson is about attacking the castled king. This unique lesson is sure to bring you easy checkmates and make you look like a genius to all! Thank you all so much in advance for watching! Let's all aim to become bette...

EXPOSING GRANDMASTER SECRETS

EXPOSING GRANDMASTER SECRETS

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May 8, 2020

Hi all, Today I'm gonna go over a deep study from the Analytical Manual! Let me know if you have any questions but enjoy this study. Let's all aim to become better chess players! Hopefully, my analysis in the video is sufficient and if yo...

Beat the Wing Gambit in the Sicilian!

Beat the Wing Gambit in the Sicilian!

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May 6, 2020

Hi all! I'm back with another educational video. Today we are going to be talking about the Wing Gambit in the Sicilian. As you might know, I am an avid Sicilian player and it is usually my main weapon at tournaments. While playing online che...

Refuting Kb1 in the Dragon

Refuting Kb1 in the Dragon

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Apr 29, 2020

Hi all, Today's lesson is why you should not blindly play Kb1 after castling in every position. I hope you enjoy the content! Hope this lesson was instructive and insightful. Let's all aim to become better chess players! Hopefully, ...

Never lose to 9.g4 in the Dragon again!

Never lose to 9.g4 in the Dragon again!

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Apr 24, 2020

Hi all, I am back with a more advanced video today. The topic is the dubious 9.g4 move that became popular a few decades back but was refuted shortly after. I hope I can answer most of the questions you have in the video, if not, please comment ...

Basic Dragon Lesson

Basic Dragon Lesson

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Apr 19, 2020

Hi all! JapaneseTutor is back at it again with a new blog post. I hope everyone is doing well. I know these are some scary times but please stay safe and healthy! Today I am doing a basic rundown of the Sicilian Dragon. I have covered this openi...

Grunfeld: Rare Fianchetto Lines

Grunfeld: Rare Fianchetto Lines

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Apr 14, 2020

Hey all! Today I'm back presenting some very spicy opening preparation! I have been searching for an answer to 1.d4 for a very long time. I have a few openings that I am well versed in but none that I feel completely comfortable in. Today I'll b...

Strategy Class: Positional Understanding

Strategy Class: Positional Understanding

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Apr 12, 2020

Link to the video: https://youtu.be/bMLhL3kLRwY Today we are going to talk about strategy. What is strategy? Isn't it the same as tactics? Well... Tactics happen only when you or your opponent make a significant mistake whereas strategy happens...

Strategy Class: Piece Placement

Strategy Class: Piece Placement

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Apr 6, 2020

Video Link: https://youtu.be/Xekynm0GRV4 Hi all, JapaneseTutor reporting in with a new lesson! Today's lesson is about identifying where your pieces need to go and how you can get them there. Sometimes we endlessly move our pieces back an...

How Fabiano Caruana wins Drawish Positions!

How Fabiano Caruana wins Drawish Positions!

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Apr 4, 2020

Video Link: https://youtu.be/G2xZOhW2fCM Hi all, Today we are in for a treat! This is one of the lessons that I had on my channel and I wanted to share it with everyone here in the Chesscom Blogs! Caruana takes a seemingly drawn posit...

Maroczy Unbound 2

Maroczy Unbound 2

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Dec 21, 2019

Would you like to learn about the Maroczy Bind and its plans for both sides? Well, you are in luck! I have a video series that I have been waiting to put out for a while and what better time than the holidays to give everyone a nice present? Thi...

Maroczy Bind Unbound

Maroczy Bind Unbound

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Dec 20, 2019

Would you like to learn about the Maroczy Bind and its plans for both sides? Well, you are in luck! I have a video series that I have been waiting to put out for a while and what better time than the holidays to give everyone a nice present? ...

Not a Grandmaster but...

Not a Grandmaster but...

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Nov 6, 2019

Today we are going to learn about the best player in my honest opinion. He is none other than Rashid Nezhmetdinov. Make sure to SUBSCRIBE(it's free):https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-Cmno1Bf_fAf8vd8y9DPZA?sub_confirmation=1 Follow me here for...

Grandmaster Structures: The Marco Hop

Grandmaster Structures: The Marco Hop

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Oct 29, 2019

Hi all, Thank you all for the recent likes and views on the Topalov Variation video. It was amazing to see how many people care about getting better at chess! Just wanted to take this time to point out that I am live every day Monday-Saturday on...

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