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Instructive :) Thank you, WGM Zatonskih! :)
Very instructive lesson and easy to understand explanations!
great thank you.
stunning tutorial Anna,more please Anna
I like her videos,Clear and simple explanation. Please make more videos IM Anna.
Thank you fo these lessons!
Thanks a lot 4 great guidelines
IM Anna, very nice game, analysis, and explanations ... I've watched two of your videos and enjoyed both of them alot ... thank you and look forward to your next !!! :)
Anna, hi great job! Your game against GM Shulman has a very logical and nice flow to it based on the principles you showed us. I like the tactical parts to your game as well, it worked out from your nice strategy and then the tactics make it all happen in the end.
Good vid explaining isolated queen pawns. This is knowledge that every chess player needs.
Thank u :) yea very important ..i have been geettin axed by d4 d5 opening ...trying to avoid isoalted atlast end up in getting beaten ..now ll play with confidence ;) I like to attack ...probably u gave me more satisfoactory eexplantion than any about isolated pawn ..with good example :)
Thank you for a very informative and well-structured lesson with many useful ideas.
You gave great advice about open positions. We all understand why the Bishops are strong but often forget why the Knights struggle without central pawns to protect them. Really good stuff!
Very cool! P.S. funny joke about everything you should know about chess :)
I love your voice
Thank you International Master Zatonskih Anna, for a very informative video.
This is a terrific IQP summary in under 25 minutes! IM Rensch's 10 video series on IQPs is fantastic as well, but seeing a different perspective from another great chess mind is very helpful. I have to say though, I'd love to see the conclusion to this game.
More videos please, IM Zatonskih!!!
thank you for sharing your deep knowlrge in such a clear ans simple way!
by IM ZatonskihAnna
What happens when a former U.S. Women's Champion and a former U.S. Champion collide? The two engage in a feisty debate over the power of the famous isolated queen pawn. Black does a decent job blockading the d-pawn, but white launches a powerful attack anyway. Practitioners of the c3-Sicilian need to learn these ideas, but since so many openings can offer the same pawn structure, we are all advised to master the formation.
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