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Play Like Vladimir Kramnik

Play Like Vladimir Kramnik

Find the key moves in Kramnik's greatest games!

After 15 years as World Champion, Garry Kasparov lost a shocker of a match to Vladimir Kramnik. Besides defeating one of the greatest of all time, Kramnik was a strong world champion in his own right. His openings like the Berlin Defense and the Catalan have revolutionized chess in the 21st century. Follow along and try to figure out the moves of five of Kramnik's greatest games. Start winning like Kramnik today!

Here is what you will learn:

  • Find brilliant attacking moves against GMs Beliavsky and Meier.
  • Find the instructive winning ideas in two wins over the legendary Levon Aronian!
  • Find the moves in World Championship Match win against Garry Kasparov!
Play Like Vladimir Kramnik: Kramnik vs Kasparov

Play Like Vladimir Kramnik: Kramnik vs Kasparov

Garry Kasparov is maybe the best chess player in history, but Kramnik defeated him in a world title match without losing a single game!
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Play Like Vladimir Kramnik: Kramnik vs Beliavsky

Play Like Vladimir Kramnik: Kramnik vs Beliavsky

Kramnik was one of the top players in the world as a young star in the 1990s. This is a crushing victory from 1995 against the experienced Grandmaster Alexander Beliavsky.
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Play Like Vladimir Kramnik: Kramnik vs Meier

Play Like Vladimir Kramnik: Kramnik vs Meier

In his post title career, Kramnik sharpened his style and won many great attacking games, including this one against Grandmaster Georg Meier.
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Play Like Vladimir Kramnik: Kramnik vs Aronian

Play Like Vladimir Kramnik: Kramnik vs Aronian

This game was a decisive victory in the 2012 Olympiad against Levon Aronian from the Armenian team, which went on to win the tournament.
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Play Like Vladimir Kramnik: Aronian vs Kramnik

Play Like Vladimir Kramnik: Aronian vs Kramnik

The highlight of Kramnik's 2018 Canidates tournament was this spectacular win against Levon Aronian. See if you can find the moves in Kramnik's brilliant attack.
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Play Like Vladimir Kramnik

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5 Lessons
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Released September 25, 2019
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