16245 Players currently online!
Man vs. Machine - good luck!
Turn-based games at any time!
Vote for the best move to win!
Do you have what it takes?
Backgammon, Yatzy, and more!
Sharpen your tactical vision!
Get advice and game insights!
Learn from top players & pros!
View millions of master games!
Your virtual chess coach!
Perfect your opening moves!
Test your skills vs. computer!
Find the right private coach!
Can you solve it each day?
Bring it all together!
Beginners, start here!
Make friends & play team games!
News from the world of chess!
Search all Chess.com members!
Find local clubs & events!
Who's the best of your friends?
Read what members are saying!
Well done part 1
thanks very contructive
the video cuts off towards the end
Mr Liu your presentation style is great and very listenable but I'm a bit disappointed with this video as it ends very abrubtly, "every move is a threat" but this video contains only a couple of moves that are threats! It would be better if the whole game was covered in a single video.
Great video, very instructive. Love your calm and clear way of explaining!
Really well done! Many GREAT chess players forget basic information that is vital for brginner like me. For example, knowing when to trade a bishp and when not to. Even a simpler concept such as ..... what is a good bishop!! Very clear and much appreciated :)
thanks, nice rules to think about in a game
Good to have you back. Your videos are awesome. Keep 'em comin'.
these are great, please continue and make 20 videos of this series. the first 2 alone are worth my year membership
Instructive. Thank you for the video, FM Liu! :)
One of the best teachers. Always instructive and to the point. Not sure why the whole game is not on one video but looking forward to the conclusion.
I can't wait to see what happens!!
Wonderful! Thank you for making these videos -- they are terrific
Great video. Perhaps in the next you could give a few words regarding planning? Specifically what exactly (or roughly) is a plan, how does your plan change throughout the game, when to abandon your plan, etc.
Wow. So clear and concise. Amazing presentation. Just wish it was longer, lol. Like a good book, I'm left wanting more.
by FM Elliott Liu
FM Elliot Liu analyzes an instructive Aron Nimzowitsch game where nearly every move contains a potent threat.
Nimzowitsch’s positional understanding was decades ahead of his time, and he makes use of that knowledge to quickly gain a winning position against his hapless opponent.
In this video, part one of the series, FM Liu shows you how to keep up constant threats to gain a positional advantage.
Nimzo-Indian Defense: Three Knights Variation (E21)
Related: Video Guide
Play Key Position Vs. Computer
Diamond Members get unlimited access to the entire Video Lessons Library! Upgrade your account today - you are 100% covered by a no-questions-asked 30 day money-back guarantee!
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.
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2016 Chess.com
• Chess - English
We are working hard to make Chess.com available in over 70 languages. Check back over the year as we develop the technology to add more, and we will try our best to notify you when your language is ready for translating!