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7. g4 h5 gets trounced. Black's knight ends up on d7 due to white's kingside pawn development...http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chess.pl?gamekey=Be3Nf6Nc3a6Nf3c5Nxd4cxd4d4d6e4e6/g4h5g5Ng4Bc1¬key=Be3Nf6Nc3a6Nf3c5Nxd4cxd4d4d6e4e6/g4h5g5Ng4Bc1Nc6&title=1.%20e4%20c5%202.%20Nf3%20d6%203.%20d4%20cxd4%204.%20Nxd4%20Nf6%205.%20Nc3%20a6%206.%20Be3%20e6%207.%20g4%20h5%208.%20g5%20Ng4%209.%20Bc1%20&result=1-0
awesome! mr, ginsberg, ill try it in my own game.
Good coverage of a complex opening!Thanks
"We don't let ourselves get pried open"
At 18:54, what about Be3 for white?
This is something i immediately saw after pawn g4, it may be elementary because i am a relatively new player:g4, e5,Nb3, bxg4 (or nxg4)f3, qh4+
and white has lost castling rights, also black having threats on the kingside?
again this may be elementary, i am relatively new (been playing about a year), please explain to me what you think of this.
Sleight says, "I certainly expect your analysis to be better than mine. I was just proud I found something that seemed better than a perpetual. Do you agree that 20 ... Bf6 warrants the exclam and is possibly a better try to play for the full point than a perpetual? That was more my point."
Yes, it is true! 20...Bf6! is stronger than a perpetual! This Qa5 & Rb8 construction is definitely black's most efficient counterplay and indeed is quite likely to occur OTB.
I certainly expect your analysis to be better than mine. I was just proud I found something that seemed better than a perpetual. Do you agree that 20 ... Bf6 warrants the exclam and is possibly a better try to play for the full point than a perpetual? That was more my point. Just this week I faced most of this line and White ended up deviating only a couple moves before this, which makes me consider that it is very possible that this will come up OTB.
Thanks so much for your time and your wonderful videos!
"Also, in the video, after 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 d6 6. g4 Nc6 7. g5 Nd7 8. Be3 Be7 9. h4 0-0 10. Qe2 Nde5 11. f4 Nxd4 12. Bxd4 Nc6 13. Be3 Qa5 14. 0-0-0 Rb8 15. h5 b5 16. g6 b4 17. gxh7+ Kh8 18. h6 g6 19. Nd5 the sequence 19 ... exd5 20. exd5 Bf6! isn't considered where White must take back the material and suffer after 21. dxc6 Qxa2 22. Bd4 Bxd4 23. Rxd4 Qa1+ 24. Kd2 Qxb2 and Black's advanced b pawn is dangerous. 25. Rxd6 b3 26. Qe4 Bf5 27. Qe5+ Qxe5 28. fxe5 Bxc2 and maybe this drawn but White has to find a lot of tough moves to prove it."
The conclusion is right, black has the easier time of it. However in the moves given 26... Bf5? was weak and 27. Bd3! would leave white better. Correct is 26... Be6! 27. Qe4 and now it appears white barely holds on after 27... Bf5 28. Qe5+ Qxe5 29. dxe5 and white's c6 pawn saves him. Black also has 26.. Be6! 27. Qe4 Rfe8! keeping annoying pressure or even 27... Kxh7!? with chances for an edge.
Could you please do a video series on the Keres Attack played against the Najdorf/Scheveningen with Kasparov's revised move order playing Black.
That would truly be a chess cutting edge video series. I would buy that series after reviewing it.
Dr. Ginsburg is not sure what this is. I think maybe you mean ...e7-e6 after white's English attack Be3 amd f2-f3 in the Najdorf? Not really in scope of this material... (?)
lol he sounds like a recorder programmed"
LOLsers If you are talking about the musical instrument the recorder and my voice is a series of dulcet tones, yes I agree. Now "back to the squares" - let's talk about the chess.
"What I can't understand is how after 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 d6 6. g4 Nc6 7. g5 Nd7 8. Be3 Be7 9. h4 0-0 the move 10. Qh5 is completely disregarded."
I have faced Qh5 before and it has pros and cons. Often times black needs to set up a defensive structure with g7-g6 and this often hands black a tempo to do that. These videos are not exhaustive encyclopedias so it's pretty undertandable to me that overview videos don't include every move. With the suggested move Qh5 I am not sure how white develops the attack if black simply ignores the queen and plays a6, Qc7, b5, and so on. I wouldn't regard this as a scare move.
The Chinese Dragon is a Yugoslav Attack Dragon (g7-g6) where Black plays his Rook on a8 to b8, rather than to c8.
Thank you, that was a nice video lecture. For someone like me, where English is a second language, your style of speaking is much more easier to listen to. I'll be looking forward to your next lecture.
What I can't understand is how after 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 d6 6. g4 Nc6 7. g5 Nd7 8. Be3 Be7 9. h4 0-0 the move 10. Qh5 is completely disregarded. According to my database only GM Polugaevsky has managed not to lose with the subtle 10 ... Re8 but White seems to be doing quite well there.
Also, in the video, after 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 d6 6. g4 Nc6 7. g5 Nd7 8. Be3 Be7 9. h4 0-0 10. Qe2 Nde5 11. f4 Nxd4 12. Bxd4 Nc6 13. Be3 Qa5 14. 0-0-0 Rb8 15. h5 b5 16. g6 b4 17. gxh7+ Kh8 18. h6 g6 19. Nd5 the sequence 19 ... exd5 20. exd5 Bf6! isn't considered where White must take back the material and suffer after 21. dxc6 Qxa2 22. Bd4 Bxd4 23. Rxd4 Qa1+ 24. Kd2 Qxb2 and Black's advanced b pawn is dangerous. 25. Rxd6 b3 26. Qe4 Bf5 27. Qe5+ Qxe5 28. fxe5 Bxc2 and maybe this drawn but White has to find a lot of tough moves to prove it.
Nice video. Clear, unrushed explanations.
As I play the Scheveningen a lot this lecture was very relevant for my own play. I really enjoyed this lesson it was very easy to digest - great work!
Such a wonderfully calm and comprehensive coverage of a sharp opening. Thank you for sharing your expertise in such an accessible manner. The quality of instruction here on chess.com is truly humbling.
by IM Mark Ginsburg
Technically, the first line covered in IM Mark Ginsburg's new video series is an "old move", but Mark manages to shed new light on this variation with solid preparation. He provides a solid introduction into the basic ideas behind the Keres Attack for beginners, yet he also dives deep into the tricky "race positions" that govern this sharp Open Sicilian. Take notes and do his homework!
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Mark learned chess at age 6 but only at age 13 was he informed that tournaments existed! He received the International Master title at age 22 and had a peak USCF rating of 2578 in 1993. Mark has twice been the Manhattan Chess Club Champion, and has also played quite a bit overseas in Belgium, Holland, England, and Switzerland. Mark has a PhD in Information Systems from NYU. Mark currently resides in Tucson, AZ and has been Co-State Champion of Arizona twice. Chess is a difficult proposition to teach because it combines logic and imagination, but Mark believes that if logic is applied then imaginative ideas work better. This belief comes through in his teaching style and practices...
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