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If Bd5 after d6 disc.+ then both exd5 and dxe7 look good for white (the latter because the pawn threatens the queen with promotion)
What about Bd5 after d6+, it blocks the check and it attacks the queen. So the queen has to move out say to a3 and then black takes on d6 and white takes on d5 which leads to a very unclear position for me.
Am I missing something here?
Hope to get a reply although the video is very old, it's a nice video though!
I LIKED YOUR PLAYING STYLE.
Good job. Learned a lot. Another lesson or more on Space Advantage would be great. Thanks!
good quality video thank you
icecoldalex, yes you're correct.
Fantastic lecture Alex THX!
High quality instruction. Thank you.
In this video, and onlt this video of yours, everytime you moved a piece, it made a loud noise. Were you moving real pieces, or was it the microphone?
Very instructive for a lower level player such as myself. The comments on space are particularly helpful. I must try to follow basic principles as I don't have time for in depth study to improve my game. Thank you.
Alex, nice video. A quick question, what is the problem for black at 9:58 with him playing Nxc6? Is it white playing Nd5 putting pressure on the c6 knight and c7 pawn (as he can't defend the c6 knight with Bb7 due to Qb3+?
this a nice game
clear and informative
you explain things very well. very organized, clear and informative.
Advanced stuff. Alex is playing like Giorgi now.
by GM Alex Lenderman
Today Grandmaster Alex Lenderman delivers his fifth installment in the video series on playing with a space advantage. Reviewed today is perhaps one of Alex's best games, from certainly one of his best overall tournament performances. In the King's Indian, knowledge and experience in playing with a space advantage is both vital for your attack (on the queenside) and your defense (on the kingside). Watch as Alex displays "space mastery" against GM Rogelio Barcenilla...
King's Indian Defense: Bayonet Attack (E97)
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GM Alex Lenderman
A "true" chess professional, Grandmaster Alex Lenderman learned to play the game at the age of ten, was an expert at twelve, National Master at thirteen, International Master at sixteen and a Grandmaster at nineteen years old. A gold medalist, scoring an incredible 9-of-11 score, at the World Youth Championship Under-16 in 2005. A US Chess League MVP in 2008, Alex is also the winner of multiple prestigious events in the "American Chess Scene", including: the Philadelphia International; US Open; Marshall Club Championship, Eastern Open and the National Chess Congress. Alex's peak FIDE rating was 2601 and he currently trains hard with his coach, GM Giorgi Kacheishvili.
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