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Magnus Carlsen Strikes Back at Maurice Ashley! | 2017 Paris Grand Chess Tour
 
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During Day 3 of the 2017 Paris Grand Chess Tour, World Champion Magnus Carlsen confronts correspondent GM Maurice Ashley. Carlsen believes that Ashley is being unfair in his assessment of Carlsen's performance. GrandChessTour.org 2017.06.23
Views: 415171 Saint Louis Chess Club
2019 Croatia Grand Chess Tour: Most Confusing Player?
 
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Grandmaster Maurice Ashley asks the Croatia GCT players which player confuses them the most. GrandChessTour.org
Views: 28837 Saint Louis Chess Club
Blitz Match: GM Levon Aronian vs. GM Yasser Seirawan
 
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Two days before Grandmasters Levon Aronian and Hikaru Nakamura squared off in a match, Levon warmed up against Yasser. These are the first two games they played. When they stopped, Aronian was superior at 6-5. For the Aronian-Nakamura match: http://uschesschamps.com/nakamura-aronian-go-five-rounds-showdown-saint-louis-1 2014.11.18 Aronian as white: B10 Caro-Kann, anti-anti-Caro-Kann defence Seirawan as white: D38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin variation
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A 2100 vs. Finegold in Atlanta | Kids' Class - GM Ben Finegold
 
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Grandmaster Ben Finegold shows his Velimirović Attack game against A 2100 in Atlanta. Learn more than you thought you ever could in a kids' class. 2016.09.25 Albert J Liang vs. Benjamin P Finegold, 2016: B89 Sicilian, Velimirovic attack
Views: 122339 Saint Louis Chess Club
Block Center Positions - GM Ben Finegold - 2013.07.11
 
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Chess Grandmaster Ben Finegold presents a lecture at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis on Block Center positions.
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Queen Sacrifices | Kids' Class - GM Ben Finegold
 
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Grandmaster Ben Finegold shows the kids two recent casual games where he stylishly sacrificed his Queen for the victories. Plus, marvel at the kids marveling at Ben's jokes. 2016.05.15 Ben Finegold as white, 2016: A00 Dunst (Sleipner, Heinrichsen) opening Danny Machuca vs. Finegold, 2016: A56 Czech Benoni defence
Views: 116934 Saint Louis Chess Club
The Legend: Garry Kasparov - GM Yasser Seirawan
 
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Grandmaster Yasser Seirawan celebrates Garry Kasparov by analyzing one of his most famous games: The Brisbane Bombshell. After you see this, you'll realize what an "Octopus Knight" really is! 2015.02.05 Anatoly Karpov vs Garry Kasparov, Karpov - Kasparov World Championship Match (1985): B44 Sicilian, Szen variation, Dely-Kasparov gambit
Views: 321661 Saint Louis Chess Club
The Accidental Sacrifice - GM Ben Finegold - 2015.07.19
 
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Grandmaster Ben Finegold shows the kids a game he played from the 1993 Michigan Open. A white blunder turned out to be an effective "accidental" sacrifice. Finegold found himself down plenty of material but was able to pull out a win. David Arganian vs. Ben Finegold, 1993: B63 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, Rauzer attack, 7...Be7
Views: 90468 Saint Louis Chess Club
2019 Croatia Grand Chess Tour: Trophy Presentation
 
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World champion Magnus Carlsen is presented with the Croatia GCT trophy and gives his championship interview to GM Maurice Ashley. 2019.07.07 GrandChessTour.org
Views: 30305 Saint Louis Chess Club
Young Kasparov vs. the Hungarians | Mastering the Middlegame - GM Ben Finegold
 
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Grandmaster Ben Finegold celebrates players over 40 by touring two of Garry Kasparov's games from the legend's junior days. At 17, he met Istvan Csom; at 20, he played Lajos Portisch. Even with no apparent mistakes, Garry's opponents often lost. 2016.12.27 Garry Kasparov vs Lajos Portisch, Niksic (1983): E12 Queen's Indian, 4.Nc3 http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chessgame?gid=1070074 Garry Kasparov vs Istvan Csom, Baku (1980): E42 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein) http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chessgame?gid=1069830
Views: 113438 Saint Louis Chess Club
Understanding Strategic Ideas | Karpov vs. Kamsky 1992 - GM Ben Finegold - 2013.06.20
 
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Grandmaster Ben Finegold presents a lecture at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis on understanding strategic ideas and small advantages. He looks at a 1992 game between GM Anatoly Karpov and GM Gata Kamsky.
Views: 311546 Saint Louis Chess Club
The Legend: Paul Morphy - GM Ben Finegold - 2014.12.18
 
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Grandmaster Ben Finegold pays tribute to his favorite player ever, former unofficial World Champion Paul Morphy. See how the first great American player outclassed his opponents, all while sacrificing pieces and starting a rook down. Morphy vs Charles Le Carpentier, New Orleans (1849): C44 Scotch gambit Morphy vs James McConnell, New Orleans (1849): C40 Greco defence James McConnell vs Morphy, New Orleans (1850): C02 French, advance variation Morphy vs. NN, ? (1850): C57 two knights defence, Fegatello attack, Polerio defence Morphy vs Charles Maurian, New Orleans (1857): C37 King's Gambit Accepted, Ghulam Kassim gambit Morphy vs Thomas Herbert Worrall, New York (1857): C37 King's Gambit Accepted, Ghulam Kassim gambit
Views: 210655 Saint Louis Chess Club
Botvinnik vs. Tal | World Championship 1960 - GM Yasser Seirawan
 
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Grandmaster Yasser Seirawan tells the story of the 1960 World Championship match. Yasser looks at Game 6, which was a key encounter in the matchup. 2015.11.19 Mikhail Botvinnik vs Mikhail Tal, Tal - Botvinnik World Championship Match (1960): E69 King's Indian, fianchetto, classical main line
Views: 87149 Saint Louis Chess Club
Ben's Wild European Days | Mastering the Middlegame - GM Ben Finegold
 
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Grandmaster Ben Finegold relives his time living in Belgium in the early 90's. He shows games from Europe, specifically when he played a little crazier with 1. d4. 2016.05.17 Benjamin Finegold vs Petr Haba, Bohemians (1990): D10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav defence Benjamin Finegold vs Vladimir Borisovich Tukmakov, Reykjavik op (1990): A80 Dutch, 2.Bg5 variation Benjamin Finegold vs Gert-Jan de Boer, Hoogovens-B (1992): D86 Gruenfeld, exchange, Simagin's lesser variation
Views: 83895 Saint Louis Chess Club
Play the Queen's Gambit Declined like Kasparov - GM Varuzhan Akobian
 
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Grandmaster Varuzhan Akobian shows the kids a game based on Garry Kasparov-Dibyendu Barua, 2000. Learn not to lose a piece in the Elephant Trap, and find key ways to traverse the QGD to win like Kasparov. 2016.03.06 D35 Queen's Gambit Declined, exchange, positional line Jose Raul Capablanca vs Emanuel Lasker, Lasker - Capablanca World Championship Match (1921) Jose Raul Capablanca vs Nicolas Rossolimo, Paris (1938)
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Finegold Takes on the Basics | 1 P.M. Kids' Class - GM Ben Finegold
 
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Grandmaster Ben Finegold shares a glimpse at the (in)famous beginner kids' class, also known as "the one o'clock." See basic principles of the game in action, like aggressive play and controlling the center. 2016.12.11 Thomas S Mwambay vs. Ben Finegold, 2016: A00 Van't Kruijs opening Finegold vs. Danny V Machuca, 2016: D15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 4.Nc3
Views: 183692 Saint Louis Chess Club
The Games of Paul Morphy - GM Ben Finegold - 2013.08.07
 
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Chess Grandmaster Ben Finegold analyzes the games of Paul Morphy.
Views: 243886 Saint Louis Chess Club
Chess for Beginners with GM Alejandro Ramirez (Opening Ideas and Basic Principles) - 2014.03.30
 
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Chess Grandmaster Alejandro Ramirez presents a lecture for beginners over opening ideas at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis.
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Beginner Beatdown! - GM Ben Finegold
 
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Grandmaster Ben Finegold is your Breakdown substitute this week. In the spirit of Mike Kummer, Ben lays the smack down on all weaker players. 2015.05.19 Rex Sinquefield vs. Finegold, 2011: B13 Caro-Kann, exchange, Rubinstein variation Finegold vs. Alex Vergilesov, 2011: A01 Nimzovich-Larsen attack, modern variation Julian Proleiko vs. Finegold, 2012: B30 Sicilian defence Proleiko vs. Finegold, 2014: A10 English opening Mario Roper vs. Finegold: B20 Sicilian defence
Views: 276351 Saint Louis Chess Club
Ilya Makoveev | Chess in the 21st Century - GM Ben Finegold
 
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Grandmaster Ben Finegold debuts a new class that's all about games played since 2001. He looks at the best of 10 year old prodigy Ilya Makoveev of Russia. Finegold thinks Makoveev will be great some day; after watching this, you may believe the hype too. 2016.05.12 Shamir Oguzov vs. Ilya Makoveev, 2013: B01 Scandinavian defence Makoveev vs. Anton Grekov, 2014: A10 English opening Makoveev vs. Nico Chasin, 2014: A46 Queen's pawn, Torre attack Dmitry Morozov vs. Makoveev, 2014: A30 English, symmetrical variation
Views: 64120 Saint Louis Chess Club
Best Game Ever: Wei Yi vs. Bruzón - GM Ben Finegold - 2015.07.05
 
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Grandmaster Ben Finegold has found the new "Game of the Century!" See how Chinese Champion Wei Yi bullies black's King around the board in this critically-acclaimed game from China. Wei Yi vs Lazaro Bruzon Batista, 6th Hainan Danzhou (2015): B40 Sicilian defence
Views: 121964 Saint Louis Chess Club
Exploring d4 | Budapest Gambit - GM Yasser Seirawan
 
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Grandmaster Yasser Seirawan presents a lecture at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis exploring the opening choice d4 including the Budapest Gambit. 2013.07.17
Views: 139068 Saint Louis Chess Club
Exchange Sacrifices | Garry Kasparov, Anatoly Karpov - GM Ben Finegold - 2013.07.10
 
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GM Ben Finegold explores the exchange sacrifice in a 1994 game between GM Garry Kasparov and GM Alexey Shirov, a game between GM Anatoly Karpov and GM Ulf Andersson and another game between Karpov and GM Veselin Topalov. This is an advanced lecture presented to a live audience at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis.
Views: 178563 Saint Louis Chess Club
All About Forks | Kids' Class - GM Ben Finegold
 
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Grandmaster Ben Finegold explores the wonderful world of fork tactics with games and examples. General rules are explained, such as: keep your pieces off of same-colored squares to avoid a fork. 2015.05.24 Finegold-Arjun Puri: C57 two knights defence, Wilkes Barre (Traxler) variation C46 Four knights, Italian variation A28 English, four knights, Nimzovich variation C44 Inverted Hungarian C00 French defence D20 Queen's Gambit Accepted, 3.e4 A09 Reti accepted B21 Sicilian, Smith-Morra gambit
Views: 80768 Saint Louis Chess Club
Party like it's the early 1990s | Mastering the Middlegame - GM Ben Finegold
 
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Grandmaster Ben Finegold takes us back to his competitive days in the early 90s for several of his favorite middlegames he had as white. 2016.12.13 Ben Finegold vs. Alfonso Romero Holmes, 1991: E90 King's Indian, 5.Nf3 https://www.redhotpawn.com/chess/grandmaster-games/viewmastergame.php?pgnid=53717&subject=Benjamin-Finegold-vs-Alfonso-Romero-Holmes Finegold vs. Ib Anderson, 1992: D32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch defence http://www.365chess.com/game.php?back=1&gid=1962778 Finegold vs. Fred Lindsay, 1994: E33 Nimzo-Indian, classical, Milner-Barry (Zurich) variation https://www.redhotpawn.com/chess/grandmaster-games/viewmastergame.php?pgnid=53833&subject=Benjamin_Finegold_vs_Fred_Lindsay
Views: 56386 Saint Louis Chess Club
Akobian at the 2014 Olympiad | Mastering the Middlegame - GM Varuzhan Akobian
 
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Grandmaster Varuzhan Akobian shows his game against GM Daniel Fridman in the USA vs. Germany match. With Var's guidance, see if you can find the difficult moves to make in the middlegame and endgame. 2016.03.01 Varuzhan Akobian vs Daniel Fridman, Chess Olympiad (2014): D56 Queen's Gambit Declined, Lasker defence
Views: 57295 Saint Louis Chess Club
Strategic Ideas in the Opening | Seirawan vs. Miles - GM Yasser Seirawan - 2013.04.25
 
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Chess Grandmaster Yasser Seirawan presents a lecture exploring different opening ideas, culminating with his 1979 game against British Grandmaster Tony Miles.
Views: 177956 Saint Louis Chess Club
Robert Byrne vs. Bobby Fischer | 1964 U.S. Champs - GM Ben Finegold
 
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Grandmaster Ben Finegold lectures on the "second most-famous Byrne vs. Fischer game." Fischer intentionally isolates a pawn to increase his piece activity in the middlegame. 2015.12.29 Robert Eugene Byrne vs Robert James Fischer, US Championship (1963/64): E60 King's Indian, 3.g3
Views: 89720 Saint Louis Chess Club
Fischer, Spassky, Larsen Miniatures | Games to Know by Heart - GM Yasser Seirawan
 
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Grandmaster Yasser Seirawan plays through famous miniatures from Fischer, Spassky, and Ed Lasker. These are games you can memorize as teaching tools. 2017.03.09 Edward Lasker vs George Alan Thomas, Casual game (1912): A40 Queen's pawn http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chessgame?gid=1259009 Bent Larsen vs Boris Spassky, USSR vs. Rest of the World (1970): A01 Nimzovich-Larsen attack, modern variation http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chessgame?gid=1128831 Robert Eugene Byrne vs Robert James Fischer, US Championship (1963/64): E60 King's Indian, 3.g3 http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chessgame?gid=1008419
Views: 64208 Saint Louis Chess Club
Ivanchuk vs. Yusupov, Brussels '91 | Games to Know by Heart - GM Yasser Seirawan
 
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Grandmaster Yasser Seirawan looks back at a Candidates quarterfinal game from the 1993 World Championship cycle. This is the first tiebreaker game. 2017.03.23 Vassily Ivanchuk vs Artur Yusupov, Brussels (1991): E67 King's Indian, fianchetto, classical variation http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chessgame?gid=1060180
Views: 59295 Saint Louis Chess Club
What a Pawn Wants, What a Pawn Needs | The Secret Life of Pawns - GM Yasser Seirawan
 
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Grandmaster Yasser Seirawan shows examples of increasingly difficult pawn breakthroughs. Even when the position looks perfectly symmetrical there are ways to get a passed pawn. 2018.04.05
Views: 31661 Saint Louis Chess Club
The U.S. at the World Cup - GM Ben Finegold - 2013.08.15
 
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Chess Grandmaster Ben Finegold presents a lecture at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis covering the U.S. team at the World Cup including games from GM Gata Kamsky.
Views: 55943 Saint Louis Chess Club
My Great Middlegames of 1987 & 1988  - GM Ben Finegold
 
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Grandmaster Ben Finegold travels back to his pre-Grandmaster days in Michigan. These middlegames feature his opponents making strategical and tactical mistakes. 2016.01.05 Benjamin Finegold vs. Gary Kitts, 1987: D97 Gruenfeld, Russian, Alekhine (Hungarian) variation Finegold vs. Burt Izumikawa, 1987: D53 Queen's Gambit Declined, 4.Bg5 Be7 Fabio La Rota vs. Finegold, 1988: B12 Caro-Kann, advance variation
Views: 72472 Saint Louis Chess Club
Trading: When Does it Benefit You? | Strategy Session with Jonathan Schrantz
 
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Jonathan Schrantz looks at strong games where one must ask, "Does the board look better with the Queens on or off?" While there are rules of thumb, each situation must be evaluated individually. 2016.11.08 Anatoly Karpov vs Joel Lautier, 01, Biel [Kortschnoj (1992): D45 Queen's Gambit Declined semi-Slav, Stoltz variation http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chessgame?gid=1068920 Dorota Iwaniuk vs Levon Aronian, Mainz Ordix op (2005) http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chessgame?gid=1397648 Maxim Dlugy vs Boris Gelfand, World Cup ( open ) (1989) http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chessgame?gid=1047952
Views: 51414 Saint Louis Chess Club
Polugaevsky vs. Nezhmetdinov 1958 | Mastering the Middlegame - GM Yasser Seirawan
 
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Grandmaster Yasser Seirawan shows a beautiful game on the eve of the U.S. Chess Championship. The unconventional Nezhmetdinov finished an artistic middlegame with one of the most spectacular combinations in history. 2016.04.12 Lev Polugaevsky vs Rashid Gibiatovich Nezhmetdinov, Sochi 28th RSFSR ch (1958): A54 Old Indian, Ukrainian variation
Views: 73472 Saint Louis Chess Club
9 Year-Old Eric Rosen vs. The Scary Old Guys | Kids' Class - IM Eric Rosen
 
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International Master Eric Rosen inspires the kids to be courageous against older, stronger players by showing two underdog victories from his early years. Age is irrelevant in chess. 2017.01.15 B01 Scandinavian (centre counter) defence C46 Four knights, Italian variation
Views: 21730 Saint Louis Chess Club
Introduction to the French Defence | Kids' Class - GM Ben Finegold
 
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Grandmaster Ben Finegold teaches the kids (and you) to play the French Defence. Beginner opponents won't know what to do, since they are dogmatically used to 1. e4 e5. 2016.10.02 C00 French defence
Views: 228771 Saint Louis Chess Club
Ben's Big Day at the Thanksgiving Open... for Kids! - GM Ben Finegold
 
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Grandmaster Ben Finegold shows the kids two games from the 2015 Thanksgiving Open at the Club. These were Ben's first long rated games in seven months. Also, hear about the Michigan-Ohio State football game. 2015.12.06 Benjamin P Finegold vs. Matthew Larson, 2015: D04 Queen's pawn game Nick W Karlow vs. Finegold, 2015: A45 Queen's pawn game
Views: 28506 Saint Louis Chess Club
Opening Traps | Kids' Class - GM Alejandro Ramirez
 
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Grandmaster Alejandro Ramirez shows the kids some sharp traps in the Philidor, Ponziani, and the Italian Game. Fool your friends and pick up some rating points! 2015.05.10 Légal Trap: C41 Philidor's defence C44 Ponziani, Jaenisch counter-attack Italian Game, Blackburne Shilling Gambit: C50 Blackburne shilling gambit
Views: 455338 Saint Louis Chess Club
Carissa Yip | Chess in the 21st Century - GM Ben Finegold
 
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Grandmaster Ben Finegold is impressed with 12 year old Carissa Yip. Yip played in the 2016 U.S. Women's Championship and is rising fast up the ranks. See four of her best wins to date. 2016.05.26 Carissa Shiwen Yip vs Irina Krush, US Chess Championships (Women) (2016) http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chessgame?gid=1819997 Ashritha Eswaran vs Carissa Shiwen Yip, US Chess Championships (Women) (2016) http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chessgame?gid=1819721 Carissa Shiwen Yip vs Akshita Gorti, US Chess Championships (Women) (2016) http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chessgame?gid=1819629 Carissa Yip vs. Vladislav Kovalev, 2015 http://chess-db.com/public/game.jsp?id=2090732.13504398.106941952.28990
Views: 32856 Saint Louis Chess Club
The Traveling King | Short vs. Timman - GM Ben Finegold - 2015.10.11
 
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Grandmaster Ben Finegold shows the kids a game where seemingly absolute rules they have learned are broken (but for good reasons). Don't be dogmatic about not advancing the King in the middlegame. Nigel Short vs Jan Timman, Tilburg 53/115 (1991): B04 Alekhine's defence, modern, fianchetto variation
Views: 22365 Saint Louis Chess Club
Accelerated Dragon | Maroczy Bind - GM Yasser Seirawan - 2014.02.12
 
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Grandmaster Yasser Seirawan presents a lecture on the Accelerated Dragon at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis.
Views: 108194 Saint Louis Chess Club
Recognizing Combos - GM Yasser Seirawan - 2013.06.27
 
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Chess Grandmaster Yasser Seirawan explores checkmating combinations, combinations designed to win material, and the more abstract idea of strategic combinations. Lecture courtesy of the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis.
Views: 178371 Saint Louis Chess Club
Akobian vs. Miyasaka, World Open 2016 | Mastering the Middlegame - GM Varuzhan Akobian
 
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Grandmaster Varuzhan Akobian shows his game from the 2016 World Open against 14-year-old FM Marcus Miyasaka. As a bonus, see one of Var's favorite compositions. 2016.08.02 Varuzhan Akobian vs. Marcus Miyasaka, 2016: E17 Queen's Indian, old main line, 6.O-O
Views: 47759 Saint Louis Chess Club
Play the Nimzo-Indian Defence - GM Varuzhan Akobian
 
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Grandmaster Varuzhan Akobian teaches the kids a good defense against 1. d4, the Nimzo-Indian. Three branches are explored: the Classical Variation, the Rubinstein System, and the Kmoch Variation. 2016.02.21 E36 Nimzo-Indian, classical, Noa variation, 5.a3 Gregory Kaidanov vs Varuzhan Akobian, US Championship (2012): E55 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric system, Bronstein variation E25 Nimzo-Indian, Saemisch variation
Views: 86068 Saint Louis Chess Club
Petrosian vs. Spassky | World Championship 1966 - GM Ben Finegold
 
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Grandmaster Ben Finegold looks at Tigran Petrosian's first world championship defense against Boris Spassky, specifically the tenth game. Ben describes the grueling path to the match for Spassky. 2016.01.14 Tigran Vartanovich Petrosian vs Boris Spassky, Petrosian - Spassky World Championship Match (1966): E63 King's Indian, fianchetto, Panno variation
Views: 86266 Saint Louis Chess Club
Basic Development | Avoiding a Trapped Bishop - GM Yasser Seirawan - 2013.07.18
 
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Grandmaster Yasser Seirawan presents a beginner/intermediate lecture at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis. [English, Slav, London System]
Views: 58357 Saint Louis Chess Club
Beat Good Players with the London | Games to Know by Heart - IM Eric Rosen
 
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International Master Eric Rosen hopes to inspire you to play the London Opening. Learn the "Ashwin Trap" and see a game that Eric played against (probably) Fabiano Caruana. Follow along at https://lichess.org/study/FErc0llB. 2017.11.16 Eric Rosen vs. Fabiano Caruana: A45 Queen's pawn game Gata Kamsky vs. Sam Shankland, 2014: A45 Queen's pawn game https://chess-db.com/public/game.jsp?id=2000024.2004887.21806336.28275 Ashwin Jayaram vs. Josh Colas, 2016: A46 Queen's pawn game https://chesstempo.com/gamedb/game/4044412 Ashwin vs. Joel Banawa, 2016: A46 Queen's pawn game https://chesstempo.com/gamedb/player/15788 Jayaram Ashwin vs Kesav Viswanadha, PRO Chess League (Knock-Out) (2017): A46 Queen's pawn game http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chessgame?gid=1863806 Eric S Rosen vs Simen Agdestein, Xtracon Chess Open (2017): D00 Queen's pawn, Mason variation http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chessgame?gid=1881981
Views: 477745 Saint Louis Chess Club
Opening Defenses: Accelerated Dragon - GM Yasser Seirawan - 2014.02.12
 
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Grandmaster Yasser Seirawan presents a lecture on opening ideas at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis.
Views: 215995 Saint Louis Chess Club
La Bourdonnais Storms Pawns & Morphy Smothers | Games to Know by Heart - GM Ben Finegold
 
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Grandmaster Ben Finegold tours through two games from the 19th century. McDonnell has pawns thrown at him by La Bourdonnais in the first unofficial world championship match and Paul Morphy executes a smothered mate on an oddly-named opponent. 2017.06.29 Alexander McDonnell vs Louis Charles Mahe De La Bourdonnais, London m4 ;HCL 18 (1834): B32 Sicilian, Labourdonnais-Loewenthal variation http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chessgame?gid=1001165 Paul Morphy vs Schrufer, Paris (1859): C56 Two knights defence http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chessgame?gid=1224566
Views: 37074 Saint Louis Chess Club