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very interesting endgame. i already seen this endgame in the book of nimzovich but in that book is not explained so well.
so how is it pronounced in Russian? ' I've heard 25 different ways. The bartender didn't care as long as he paid his bar tab :)
A great instructive lesson! I even prefer playing with the black pieces myself most of the time
thanks for the lesson.
Really nice video. It is good to understand how a GM think in chess, specially how they analize the position more for images than for deep calculations. Just a comment:
Thank you Grand Master Eugene Perelshteyn.
Why not start with Rca4 and win the a-pawn?
chess_oliver: Your solution is not unique
Brilliant, instructive analysis. Thank you for making this fantastic chess video. It has changed my whole endgame approach completely for the better. Keep up the good work!!
Thank you Eugene, great vid!
great vids, e-z 2 understand, fun 2 watch!
what was wrong with doubling the rooks in the a file on the first move of the video and picking up the a pawn?
I really enjoy your lessons especially your ability of explaining the logic behind the moves. I learned a lot from your KID tapes and Black Square tapes as well. Could you one openings for white (maybe Kings Attack?)
Still working on the KID and dark square tapes --so no rush :) but it takes a while to make good tapes
Thank you for the lesson !!
very enjoyable and instructive
by GM Eugene Perelshteyn
GM Perelshteyn continues his series on practical endings this weekend with the review of a famous "squeezing" by the fourth World Champion. He begins by reminding us why basic, technical rook endings are "must knows" before you can execute practical plans at a high level. He then challenges us to develop the same winning plan that Alekhine developed in his own game against Thomas.
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Alekhine Defense #2 (B03)
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GM Eugene Perelshteyn
GM Perelshteyn learned chess from his father, a professional chess coach. His record of accomplishments is long; some of his honors include: 2000 US Junior Champion, represented the U.S. in 5 World Jr. Championships, led UMBC to 5 national college titles, and first place in 2003 Generation Chess Invitational, 2006 Foxwoods Open, and 2007 Spice Cup. As a chess teacher, he is the author of two bestsellers: Chess Openings for Black, Explained and Chess Openings for White, Explained (with GMs Dzindzihashvili and Alburt).
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