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Great video series!Thanks
Checkalinamashlomba! This series is awesome
Two words. Camel. Cake.
Thanks Daniel, for these great series and your sense of humor!!!
What does "Double exclaim of the auch" mean?
Not getting the "Play Key Position agains Computer"; Tried starting with Bxf6 , & after the Queen takes, pushing E5. But that fails. I tried leading with E5 first opening up the diagonal, but that fails too, or I'm just not seeing the continuation...If you don't want to post the answer, you can email me...
Great cap to a great series!Thanks
great video really helpful
awesome vid seies make more on check mates rock on
unfortunately, you cannot find Klondike bars around :(
Greetings from Mexico City
No SmokeMonster, I did not. I have explained my fun use of this term before:
"Exclamaviatch" or "Exclamovitch" is something I used for more emphasis/respect -- like ther Russian Surname of adding "ovitch" to the middle name of every son, based on their father's first name.
Example, my coach Igor Ivanov's middle name was "Vassilyavitch" because his dad's name was "Vassily".
That's it ...
Thanks to all those who enjoyed the videos...
Did he say "double exclamation biatch" ???
Great series!!! Good Job.
Watched all of them 2 or 3 times each.
My game is getting better because of your teaching.
Great video series ! perhaps on these same lines, a series of frequently occuring opening traps would be good. Organized by openings.
@Abhishek2 -- Right you are sir about both -- BUT mating with the pawns instead of Qg5 is much cuter ...
For the record, and I believe another member commented about this, e6+ in the first example (Fischer's Trap) is not correct in view of Be5 for black. Accurate is g4+ and after Kxg4 Rg1+ does the job in a couple moves...
by IM Daniel Rensch
IM Daniel Rensch brings the mating nets portion of this video series to a close today with a "random collection" of patterns that somehow did not quite fit into the previous categories. This gathering of "misfit mating nets" should serve all those wondering about more general techniques to attack the enemy king, both castled and un-castled. Enjoy!
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IM Daniel Rensch
With numerous "scholastic chess accomplishments" to boast of, both as a player and a coach, Danny has been a "chess professional" since his early teens. He was ranked in the Top 10 for his age in the U.S. every year from the age of 12 - 21years old, and at one point he was the highest rated 19-year old in the country. He earned the IM title at age 23. A part owner and full time Staff Member for Chess.com LLC, Danny is our Vice President of Content and Professional Operations, managing the products and "team of contributors" you enjoy here, as well as for our scholastic extension site, ChessKid.com.
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