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GM Miguel Illescas - Chess Strategy Lessons - Video 13
Reshevsky, Woliston, Kasparov, Karpov, Polgar, Ljubojevic, Deep Junior
C10, D98, B48, B44 French: Paulsen variation, Grunfeld: Russian, Sicilian: Taimanov, Sicilian: Szén variation
GM Joel’s Need to Know Basics - Video 8
Kavalek, Benjamin, Jussupow, Ivanov
C02, C16, E92 French: advance variation, French: Winawer - advance variation, King's Indian: classical variation
GM Miguel Illescas - Chess Strategy Lessons - Video 11
Botvinnik, Capablanca, Illescas, Kamsky
E49, A17 Nimzo-Indian: 4.e3 - Botvinnik system, English opening: 1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e6
GM Joel’s Need to Know Basics - Video 5
Winter, Capablanca, Short, Kramnik, Salv, Yusupov, Hort, Donner, Petrosian, Gligoric
C48, C48, A12, B09, E93 Four Knights, English: Caro-Kann defensive system, Pirc: Austrian Attack, King's Indian: Petrosian system - main line
GM Miguel Illescas - Chess Strategy Lessons - Video 6
Karpov, Gligoric, Unzicker, Illescas, Vallejo Pons
C95, C98, A53 Ruy Lopez: closed - Breyer - Simagin variation, Ruy Lopez: closed - Chigorin - Rauzer attack, Old Indian Defense
FM Charles Storey’s “Positional Chess Skills” - Stereotypical Positional Advantages
Andersson, Guyot, Roos
E04, D79 Catalan: 5. Nf3, Neo-Grunfeld: 6.0-0 main line
GM Misa Pap’s “Make the Right Decisions in Critical Positions!” - Unclear positions
Pap, Milanovic, Fontaine
A30, C56 English symmetrical, Two Knights
GM Misa Pap’s “Make the Right Decisions in Critical Positions!” - Small advantages
Pap, Avram, Popovic
C43, B22 Philidor's Defence, Sicilian Alapin
GM Misa Pap’s “Make the Right Decisions in Critical Positions!” - Queenless Middlegame
Pap, Czebe, Radovanovic, Janev
C41, B07 Philidor Defense, Pirc Defense
GM Misa Pap’s “Make the Right Decisions in Critical Positions!” - Patient Play
Pap, Frank, Savic
A30, C65
GM Petrov’s Attack the King! - Attacking on the c-file
Petrov, Jackson, Tsatsalashvili
B33, B12
GM Misa Pap’s “Make the Right Decisions in Critical Positions!” - Fight for Initiative #2
Pap, Maric, Lajthajm
C02, A58
GM Misa Pap’s “Make the Right Decisions in Critical Positions!” - Fight for Initiative #1
Pap, Pelunovic, Radulovic
B22, B33
GM Misa Pap’s “Make the Right Decisions in Critical Positions!” - Attack and Defend
Pap, Poetsch, Nestorovic
B33, C55
GM Petrov’s Attack the King! - Greek gift
Lasker, Bauer, Petrov, Soylu, Jonsson
A03, B82, D04
IM Valeri Lilov’s Tips to Improve your Chess - Part 43
GM Misa Pap’s “Make the Right Decisions in Critical Positions!” - Under Pressure!
Mujic, Pap, Panelo
B30, A04
GM Misa Pap’s “Make the Right Decisions in Critical Positions!” - Is it the Right Moment? #2
Pap, Lapcevic, Pavlovic
A57, A59
GM Misa Pap’s “Make the Right Decisions in Critical Positions!” - Is it the Right Moment? #1
Pap, Buljovcic, Kovacevic
C02
GM Misa Pap’s “Make the Right Decisions in Critical Positions!” - Intro
Alekhine, Podgorny, Yates
B22, B40
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - Exploiting OPEN FILES - Part 6
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - Exploiting OPEN FILES - Part 5
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - Exploiting OPEN FILES - Part 4
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - Exploiting OPEN FILES - Part 3
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - Exploiting Open Files - Part 2
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - Exploiting Open Files - Part 1
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - The Positional sacrifice #7
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - The Positional sacrifice #6
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - The Positional sacrifice #5
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - The Positional sacrifice #4
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - The Positional sacrifice #3
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - The Positional sacrifice #2
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - The Positional sacrifice #1
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - Queenside Attack - Part 5
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - Queenside Attack - Part 4
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - Queenside Attack - Part 3
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - Queenside Attack - Part 2
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - Queenside Attack - Part 1
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - Space Advantage #6
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - Space Advantage #5
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - Space Advantage #4
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - Space Advantage #3
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - Space Advantage #1
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - Strong Outpost #6
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - Strong Outpost #5
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - Strong Outpost #4
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - Strong Outpost #3
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - Strong Outpost #2
FM Charles Storey’s “Super Human Chess Engine” - Middlegame Plugin
Zagroskis, Storey
E62
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - Strong Outpost #1
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - The Art of Defense #6
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - The Art of Defense #5
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - The Art of Defense #4
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - The Art of Defense #3
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - The Art of Defense #2
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - Opposite Side Castling Attack - 6
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - Opposite Side Castling Attack - 5
IM Valeri Lilov’s Tips to Improve your Chess - Part 22
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - Opposite Side Castling Attack - 4
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - Opposite Side Castling Attack - 3
IM Rahal Ace up Your Sleeve for Black - Part 10
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - Opposite Side Castling Attack - 2
IM Rahal Ace up Your Sleeve for Black - Part 9
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - Opposite Side Castling Attack - 1
IM Rahal Ace up Your Sleeve for Black - Part 8
IM Valeri Lilov’s Tips to Improve your Chess - Part 20
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - Rook on the 7th rank #7
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - Rook on the 7th rank #5
IM Rahal Ace up Your Sleeve for Black - Part 6
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - Rook on the 7th rank #4
IM Rahal Ace up Your Sleeve for Black - Part 5
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - Rook on the 7th rank #3
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - Rook on the 7th rank #2
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - Rook on the 7th Rank - Part 1
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - The Power of Passed Pawns - Part 5
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - The Power of Passed Pawns - Part 4
IM Valeri Lilov’s Tips to Improve your Chess - Part 17
Ehlvest, Lysyj
A56
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - The Power of Passed Pawns - Part 3
IM Valeri Lilov’s Tips to Improve your Chess - Part 11
Eljanov, Kamsky, Shirov, azarov
D15, E09
Every Russian Schoolboy Knows: Typical mistakes in early middlegame - Part 5
Vidit, Wojtaszek, Carlsen, Nakamura, Nepomniachtchi
A14, B90, B97
Every Russian Schoolboy Knows: Typical mistakes in early middlegame - Part 4
Xiong, Shabalov, Kramnik, Giri
B10, D05
Every Russian Schoolboy Knows: Typical mistakes in early middlegame - Part 3
Aronian, Carlsen, Li, Eljanov, Mamedyarov, Inarkiev
D45, E12, D30
IM Lilov’s Carlsen Positional Secrets - Part 12
Carlsen, Nakamura
D31
Every Russian Schoolboy Knows: Typical mistakes in early middlegame - Part 2
Robson, Shabalov, Giri, Radjabov
B06, D37
Every Russian Schoolboy Knows: Typical mistakes in early middlegame - Part 1
Aronian, Rapport, Nakamura, Bacrot
E18, A07
Attack with LarryC! Pawn formations and Lightning Strikes
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - Bishop Pair Advantage #8
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - Bishop Pair Advantage #7
Flohr, Botvinnik
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - Bishop Pair Advantage #6
Lasker
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - Bishop Pair Advantage #5
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - Bishop Pair Advantage #4
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - Bishop Pair Advantage #3
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - Bishop Pair Advantage #2
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - Bishop Pair Advantage #1
Learn How to Win with GM Boris! - Exploiting OPEN FILES #7
Smyslov, Gligoric
Every Russian Schoolboy Knows: Positional Queen Sac #3
Zagrebelny, Benjamin, Morozevic, Volokitin
Every Russian Schoolboy Knows: Positional Queen Sac #2
Yermolinsky, Christiansen
Every Russian Schoolboy Knows: Positional Queen Sac #1
Yermolinsky, Machulsky, Kaidanov
Beyond the Opening: Wrapping up “Beyon the Opening” - Part 2
Beyond the Opening: Wrapping up “Beyon the Opening” - Part 1
Beyond the Opening: Indian systems: Part 14
Nedochotov, Zimmerma Petrosian, Spassky
E63, E63 King's Indian: fianchetto, Panno variation, King's Indian: fianchetto, Panno variation
Beyond the Opening: Indian systems: Part 13
Farago, VanLaatum, Palo, Nevednichy
E74, E63 King's Indian: Averbakh, 6...c5, King's Indian: fianchetto, Panno variation
Beyond the Opening: Indian systems: Part 12
Kozul, Nu Polugaevsky, Uhlmann
A68, E75 King's Indian: Four pawns attack, King's Indian: Averbakh, main line
Beyond the Opening: Indian systems: Part 11
Blokh, Feldman
E76 King's Indian: Four pawns attack, dynamic line
Beyond the Opening: Indian systems: Part 10
Gunawan, Gelfand
E90 King's Indian: Larsen variation
Beyond the Opening: Indian systems: Part 9
Paunovic, PiayGarcia
E92 King's Indian: Petrosian system
Beyond the Opening: Indian systems: Part 8
Paunovic, PiayGarcia, Ocampos, Hernandez
E92, E92 King's Indian: Petrosian system, King's Indian: Petrosian system, Stein variation
Beyond the Opening: Indian systems: Part 7
E94 King's Indian: orthodox, 7...Nbd7
Beyond the Opening: Indian systems: Part 6
Shirov, Kasparov
E86 King's Indian: Sämisch, orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6
Beyond the Opening: Indian systems: Part 5
E92 King's Indian: Petrosian system, Stein variation
Beyond the Opening: Indian systems: Part 4
Babula, Pesout
E92 King's Indian: Petrosian system
Beyond the Opening: Indian systems: Part 3
Malakhatko, DiazCastro, Sakaev, Belov, Nikolic, Ivanovic
E92, E92, E68 King's Indian: Andersson variation, King's Indian: Gligoric-Taimanov system, King's Indian: fianchetto, classical variation, 8.e4
Beyond the Opening: Indian systems: Part 2
E92 King's Indian: Andersson variation
Beyond the Opening: Indian systems: Part 1
Danailov, Kasparov, Borsuk Maminski
E90 King's Indian: 5.Nf3
Improve your Chess: Tabiyas 12: The Trappy Cambridge Springs Defense
D52 QGD
Beyond the Opening: Indian systems: Introduction
E20 Nimzo-Indian defense
Beyond the Opening: The Triangle Structure in the Semi-Slav #4
GrandaZunica, Dominguez, Gravaiev, Mikalchichin, Notkin, Makarov, Avrukh
Beyond the Opening: The Triangle Structure in the Semi-Slav #3
Popov, Skatchov, Taimanov, Trifunovic, Jussupov, Kenkin, Gelfand, Shabalov
Beyond the Opening: The Triangle Structure in the Semi-Slav #2
Miguel Illescas, Kramnik, Uhlma Larsen, Nikolic, Paunovic
Beyond the Opening: The Triangle Structure in the Semi-Slav #1
Topalov, Kramnik, Flear, Fressinet
Every Russian Schoolboy Knows: Typical Patterns of Play in the Kings Indian Defense #4
Yermolinsky, Meyer
E94 King's Indian: orthodox variation
Beyond the Opening: Restraint Structures #2
Sasikiran, Rublevsky, Khalifma Anand, Christiansen, Sher
Every Russian Schoolboy Knows: Typical Patterns of Play in the Kings Indian Defense #3
Yermonlinsky, Poluliakhov
E94 King's Indian: orthodox variation
Beyond the Opening: Restraint Structures #1
Gulko, Lakdawala, Miguel Illescas, Dominguez, Vigorito, Ippolito
Every Russian Schoolboy Knows: Typical Patterns of Play in the Kings Indian Defense #2
Ivanchuk, Yermonlinsky
E92 King's Indian: Gligoric-Taimanov system
Improve your chess: Tabiyas 11: Avoiding the Exchange Gruenfeld
D80 Grünfeld: Stockholm variation
Every Russian Schoolboy Knows: Typical Patterns of Play in the Kings Indian Defense
Beliavsky, Nakamura
E97 King's Indian: orthodox, Aronin-Taimanov variation (Yugoslav attack / Mar del Plata variation)
Beyond the Opening: Hanging pawns in the Queen Openings
Beyond the Opening: Closed Game Structure - QGD #7
Malaniuk, Petronijevic, Alekhine, Colle, Pillsburry, Chigorine, Karpov, Yussupov
Beyond the Opening: Closed Game Structure - QGD #6
Nikolic, Miladinovic, Kramnik, Morozevich, Atalik, Capablanca, Alekhine
Beyond the Opening: Closed Game Structure - QGD #5
Schulman, Vouldis, Kasparov, Smyslov, Nielsen, Georgiev
Beyond the Opening: Closed Game Structure - QGD #4
Gelfand, Ivanchuk, Andersson, Kasparov, Karpov, Pelletier
Beyond the Opening: Closed Game Structure - QGD #3
Watson, VanderSterren, Hansen, Seirawan, Jussupow
Beyond the Opening: Closed Game Structure - QGD #2
Kasparov, Barua, Karpov, Ljuboljevic, Djuric, Pfleger
Beyond the Opening: Closed Game Structure - QGD #1
Botvinnik, Keres, Nenachev, Panchenko
Attack with LarryC: Kitchen Sink Sacs #2
Czeranski, Zolni, Chaurang, Moore, Alekhine, Prat, Cifuent, Zvaginze, Sutovsky, Smirin, Kosolapov, Nezhmetdinov
Beyond the Opening: Strong Point Centers #3
Hunt, Davies, Sorokin, Ramesh, Kasparov, Karpov
Attack with LarryC: Kitchen Sink Sacs #1
Cesena, Dyke, Reichma Ullrich, Lewis, Dayton, Carlsen, Harestad, Siff, Kashdan, Hoi, Gulko
Beyond the Opening: Strong Point Centers #2
Ivanchuk, Graf, Khazimdzanov, Sokolov
Attack with LarryC: Double Rook Sac #2
Morley, ThomasCrown, Wall, Ippolito,Sandipan, Himanshu, Topalov, Bareev, Christiansen, Seirawan
Beyond the Opening: Strong Point Centers
Galkin, Yandemirov, Zaitzev, Tukmakov, Karpov, Ivanchuk, Graf
Attack with LarryC: Double Rook Sac #1
Diemart, Gaprindashvili, Servaty, Reti, Euwe, Torre-Re, Ziegler, Atalik, Sax, Khalifman, Serper
Beyond the Opening: Surrender of Center #3
Rohde, Speelman, Kasparov, Gurevich, Fercec, Pandurevic
Attack with LarryC: Mixed Sacrifices Part 2
Przepiork, Steiner, Land, Shaposhnikov, Murdzia, Kryvoruch,Ivanovic, Ginsburg, Short, Mchedli, Kasparov, Smirin
Beyond the Opening: Surrender of Center #2
Reti, Szekeli, Pillsbury, VonBardeleben, Capablanca, Thomas
Attack with LarryC: Mixed Sacrifices Part 1
Mahfuuzur, Huch, Schmidt, Nowara, Blackburne, Gashimov, Lalic, Gallagh, Bellin, Acs, Bellez, Geller, Gofshtein
Beyond the Opening: Surrender of Center #1
Simonsen, Stoll, Schoeneberg, Bronstein
Attack with LarryC: Two “p” sacrifice
Bonaparte, DeRemusa, Shakland, Bick, Timman, Van Wijk, Yusupov, Schloss, Velicka, Jansa,Yemelin, Navara, Bologan, Hebe, Karjakin, Anand
Beyond the Opening: The Center #4
Matousek, Gofstein, Bindrich, Geiling, PolgarJ, Spassky
Attack with LarryC: Two Knight sacrifice - Part 2
Nargulis, Nadel, Damljano, Plachetka, Ivanovic, Steinbe, Vukic, Velim, Holek, Ftacnik, Henrichs, Prusiki
Attack with LarryC: Two Knight sacrifice - Part 1
Christiansen, Carter, Capablanca, Masyutin, Coldwell, Marshall, Mieses, Albin, Botvinnik, Checkhove, Henrichs, Prusiki, Krasenko, Chern, Gdanski, Cichoki, Oral, Vescov
Attack with LarryC: Two Bishop sacrifice
Burn, Owen, Lasker, Herma Nimzovitsch, Tarrasch, Miles, Brown, Braga, Grun, Rohde, Seirawan, Dizdarevic
Beyond the Opening: The Center #3
Kopjonkin, Ulko, Kristinsson , Malich, PolgarS, Sharif, Bologan
Beyond the Opening: The Center #2
Ivanov, Mikhalevski, Yakhovich, Mathe, VallejoPons
Beyond the Opening: The Center #1
Estrin, Libov, Kramnik, Svidler, Postny, Shahade
Beyond the Opening: Isolated Pawns 15
Schulman, Sekely,Avrukh, Kovalev
Beyond the Opening: Isolated Pawns 14
Chamier, Clerc, Lafreuchoux, Maleki, Nikolic, Mamedyarov
Improve Your Chess: Queen’s Gambit Declined & Slav Defenses
D15 QGD Slav: 4.Nc3
Beyond the Opening: Isolated Pawns 13
Andersson, Rosberg, Flohr, Romanovsky
Every Russian Schoolboy Knows: Episode 7 The Great Botvinnik #2
Benko, Botvinnik
E10 English opening
Beyond the Opening: Isolated Pawns 12
Portisch, Donner, Antonio, Georgiev
Every Russian Schoolboy Knows: Episode 6 - The great Botvinnik #1
Smyslov, Botvinnik
B60 Sicilian: Richter-Rauzer
Beyond the Opening: Isolated Pawns 11
Nilson, Stolze, Ljubojevic, Karpov
Beyond the Opening: Isolated Pawns 10
Kasparov, Karpov, Stein, Peterson, Larsen, Penrose
Beyond the Opening: Isolated Pawns 9
Sokolov, Cebalo, Botvinnik, Petrossian
Beyond the Opening: Isolated Pawns 8
Sargissian, Halkias,Petrossian, Smyslov, Botvinnik, Alekhine
Beyond the Opening: Isolated Pawns 7
Every Russian Schoolboy Knows: Episode 5
Poluljahov, Beshukov
A30 English opening
Beyond the Opening: Isolated Pawns 6
Beyond the Opening: Isolated Pawns 5
Beyond the Opening: Isolated Pawns 4
Beyond the Opening: Isolated Pawns 3
Beyond the Opening: Isolated Pawns 2
Beyond the Opening: Isolated Pawns 1
Beyond the Opening: Double Pawns 10
Every Russian Schoolboy Knows: Episode 3
Baginstait, Melekinha
E62 King's Indian: 3.g3
Beyond the Opening: Double Pawns 9
Beyond the Opening: Double Pawns 8
Beyond the Opening: Double Pawns 7
Beyond the Opening: Double Pawns 6
Beyond the Opening: Double Pawns 5
Beyond the Opening: Double Pawns 4
Beyond the Opening: Double Pawns 3
Beyond the Opening: Double Pawns 2
Beyond the Opening: Double Pawns 1
Beyond the Opening: Pawn Chains 5
Beyond the Opening: Pawn Chains 4
Beyond the Opening: Pawn Chains 3
Beyond the Opening: Pawn Chains 2
Beyond the Opening: Pawn Chains 1