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A Petrosian masterpiece. Worth looking at again and again. Great instructional commentary from Elliot.
Not a beginner game, but the break-down by FM Liu made it easily understandable. Really great, thanks!
Start with move 18 and go thru entire game.
Great video. Awesome job of explaining so a beginner like me can understand and learn some important attacking concepts.
Great insight on kingside attack!
40.30: " Again guys you have to make sure that you see all those variation before I make the move though ..." I would really like to learn your definition of a "beginner" THOUGH Mr. Elliott. Still very instructive videos.
great lesson, covering a lot of moves, like most of ur videos. please keep em coming....
by the way, i hope ur bicycle problem has been solved lol
Great , great video! Perfect pace and depth. All the prophylactic moves explained which is so very important , since we all tend to understand tactical threats easier than `quiet` waiting moves! Thanks Elliott!
at 34:29 instead of e4 doesn't Rd7 threaten ng5+ infiltrating black's defence work?
great series! i would love it if you distrobuted more vidoes more frequently
@xiko92: It appears to me that if ..Bxd1, then Rxd1 Qxd1, Qxd1+ Kc7, Bxe5+ Kb7, Qf3+ Rc6, Qxc6#
on 16:45 black can just play Bxd1 winning the rook, or I am missing something?
Blow after blow. What a great game by Petrosian. Thank you, Elliot!!
BTW, I am an A Player not a "Beginner" but this game was plenty instructive to me. Petrosian's moves like Qa4! and e4! rock!!
What an attacking game by a positional master... and of course the video itself was awesome, thanks!
Excellent series, hope to see many more videos from you.
Many thanks! Great game, spendidly explained!
That was one of the best delivered lectures I've seen on here! Worthy of every minute it took up, I prefer longer videos anyway but this was something special, the game itself was gold-dust, this is one I'll be watching again! Happy holidays to you too Elliott :)
beautiful games--very instructive--your style of making us, the viewers, think is a very good teaching technique!
by FM Elliott Liu
Whenever two former World Champion meet, you know you're about to witness something spectacular. Though in the case of two champions known for their technique and endgame skills (Smyslov and Petrosian) you wouldn't necessarily expect a slug fest like this! FM Liu breaks it down for us in the climax to his mini-series on the art of the Kingside attack today, and we certainly hope you learned something along the way!
Beginner | Intermediate
Players: Petrosian, Tigran
vs. Smyslov, Vassily
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FM Elliott Liu
April 25 is actually "Elliott Liu Day" in San Diego County! The young FIDE Master from San Diego earned that special distinction by winning the 2005 U.S. Cadet Championship, 2006 Pan-American Games U18, 2 IM norms, and playing in one U.S. Championship and three World Youth Championships. The 19-year old is just completing his freshman year at Stanford University.
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