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nice game, great tactics
thank you very much
Really good one
Great!! Loved your game. :)
Did anyone else see the triple fork with the knight for black?
Oh wow that was crushing
Thanks, Ben, very enjoyable video!!
They call it "Power Moves". Instructive video.
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this is a very good videoinstructive
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Question: On move 28 you played d1-d4. Couldn't you have played d1xd6? It seems to me that it would force mate sooner or that black would lose the Queen. Perhaps I am not seeing things and your moves are more sure to lead to black's defeat. (13:18 into the video)
If B takes then f4-h4 leads to mate. If Q takes, then f4-h4 (ch), B takes, QxQ.
Is this correct?
i like the fact that black didnt resign earlier ....its not good if the position gets bad then resign
by GM Ben Finegold
In his best game from one of his best tournaments ever, the witty GM Ben Finegold shows off a very pleasing attack on a 2700 player. "When your attack is so strong, your opponent's rating won't save him," Finegold says as he picks apart the Hedgehog formation with a series of double-exclam moves. Finegold's sacrifices work their way up the value ladder - first a pawn, then knight, then bishop, and finally a rook! He produces one of the gems of his long chess career.
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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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