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Thanks again Coach D.
I dont get it. My icc rating is 1984. But I suck here
Really found this lecture extraordinarily instructive
This was my first time downloading the PGN file and I was absolutely amazed with all the variations and notes. Very impressive!
I needed to watch a nice long IM Rensch vid and this was ACE! The vids now are too short... a decent lecture needs to be at least 30-35mins at a minimum and this was propa interesting I hope I can learn to apply some of your principles in my own games
D on't worry about talking too muh when it's good stuff! thx
knight from f-3 to d-4 now if he eats his horse he has to exchange a paws because you can eat with your pawn. then bishop on e-2 to g-4 now you got your knight out of the way you can protect it with that pawn next to it then id focus on getting out the queen and nutrilizing the opponents queen
I didn't fail Evil IM Rensch. I got everything right.
I just need time. not an unreasonable amount, but a bit of time. sometimes I think this world places too much emphasis on speed for it's own sake.
make pruess change his picture. this is extremely important for the future of chess.com and humanity.
a philosophical note. it's all an illusion. nothing is real but change. everything is a carefully constructed fancy hologram. soon all will be exposed, bones will be laid bare. but there will still be hooters and popcorn.
@Synctel -- I just know... sometimes, I just know...
OMG how did you know I was eating a hotdog!?
Its more like the other videos are too short. Keep up the good work and dont worry about time...For the less experience like myself; its a great way to learn how to think and analyze a position especially when the advantage is the other guy. thanks again for a great video...
Interesting game, great instruction, thanks.
IMO, this is your most instructive video.
WOW ON THIS ADVANCED VIDEO!!!
From a stupid amature.
Feeling sort of lazy, I was going to watch the video without pausing until Danny said that's what most people do. Intended or not that bit of psychology did the trick and I'm a better man for it. Great video, very creative and inspiring sacrifice! Thanks!
by IM Daniel Rensch
IM Rensch continues his video series on the study of material imbalances with a recently played, highly interesting game of his own against a fellow International Master from the Berkeley International. The idea in this video is to see the principles of playing these positions in practice. Try evaluating the positions yourself as the game develops, attempting to correctly weigh the material vs the initiative, and don't miss your shot for a defensive sacrifice!
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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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