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Thank you Grandmaster Dejan Bojkov.
I'm only just getting the hang of using the queen properly in my own games, I rarely bring her out before moves 10-12... me and my friends used to call it "chase the lady" when someone bought their queen out too early! Good lecture :)
I see clearly that the queen should not be developed early. The basic reason is that the nominal power of the queen is greater than her attackers. As a consequence an exchange sacrifice in terms of material is great. Further, an organized response to early queen development leads to a loss of tempo as the queen is chased around the board, and development of pieces for the opponent doing the chasing.
Thank you too, ilmago
Thanks for a very instructive video, Dejan!
And congratulations for winning the Groningen tournament
This is what I am referring to
The idea of the video is not to show opening lines.
@David 9.b3 traps the queen, I hope this answers your question
I am talking about a completely new line he did NOT go over. Notice I have a new line.
GM Bojkov went over this line:
What would happen if...
yeah...maganda yung attack yong mga opensa na may kalakip na depensa...
may natutunan ako...thanks for sharing this video...
lolz im only seein the rhymez now nice
excellent as usual, you explain chess ideas very well and the format of this series excellent too , one of the best ever.
Excellent video.Nothing wrong with accent.Understood every word.
Thanks . this video helped me to understand not only the bad move of the early queen, but also to get more confident in early white attacks with white bishop and queen in c2. It always skare me ....
Another excellent video! Your explanations of the theme and principles are clear and to the point. Very instructional.
Sidenote: Your english is very good and lucid. Don't be concerned about any accent problems.
by GM Dejan Bojkov
Developing the queen early was always considered "naughty" by the chess greats of the past; however, it seems that in our modern day, materialistic, "computer-engine-evaluation driven" chess society -- anything goes. Not so fast, says GM Dejan Bojkov on this Christmas Eve. To stay on his "nice" list, the queen better watch out, she better not cry, and she better not develop too early... Why? Because the initiative will be coming to town and taking her down!
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GM Dejan Bojkov
Dejan Bojkov is a Grandmaster, originally from Bulgaria. As a youngster, Dejan was the winner of numerous Youth Championships -- including Boys Under 14 and Boys Under 18 Bulgarian Champion. This translated to success on the international stage, with his most recent victory coming at the Sydney International Open in Australia (2010). As a trainer his work has known little failure, and some of his students include Antoaneta Stefanova-former World Womens Champion.
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