Chess : World Champion Mikhail Tal 1965-74 Instructive Game selection ►Kingscrusher's Greatest Hit Videos! : ►Play FREE online chess at [Event "Bled"] [Site "02"] [Date "1965.??.??"] [EventDate "?"] [Round "?"] [Result "1-0"] [White "Mikhail Tal"] [Black "Lajos Portisch"] [ECO "B10"] [WhiteElo "?"] [BlackElo "?"] [PlyCount...
Chess Strategy: Breakthrough - Part 1 Signup for FREE online play at ! FM Kostya Kavutskiy takes us through a gorgeous example of a "breaking through" a locked up position.
Chess Strategy: How to Finish the Attack! Signup for FREE online play at ! FM Kostya Kavutskiy gives us some excellent advice on how to create a "mating net" around the enemy king by taking away his escape routes.
Classical Chess Games: Steinitz' Brilliant Use of Files Signup for FREE online play at ! See Steinitz' greatest game, while at the same time watching the crowning jewel of David's 3 part series on stopping castling, and attacking the un-castled king on an open e-file. Enjoy!
Classical Chess Games: The Two Bishop Sacrifice Signup for FREE online play at ! IM David Pruess brings us one of his favorite chess classics! Watch and enjoy this instant replay of the second world chess champion, Emmanuel Lasker, take apart his opponent by inventing the two bishop sacrifice.
Chess Tactics: Back Rank Checkmate Signup for FREE online play at ! National Master Kostya Kavutskiy teaches one of the most common tactics in the entire game of chess the back rank checkmate. Starting with the basic mating pattern, he shows how you can build more complex tactics around it, going through a couple examples, and capping it off with the most famous and incredible back rank checkmating combination in history.
Chess Strategy: How to Evaluate Positions - Part 1! Sign up for FREE online play at FIDE Master Kostya Kavutskiy starts a new series here for Today. The subject? How to correctly evaluate positions, and perhaps just as important, how to improve your ability to evaluate positions. Learn the difference between "evaluation" and "calculation" along the way today as well!
Learn Chess: Using Your King Signup for FREE online play at ! Learn how to move the king, and how best to use him in the different phases of a chess game.
Mike Closs, Attacking Genius A beautiful game of the late Mike Closs, who demonstrated with high precision how to attack in style. Although it begins with a swashbuckling, 2-pawn gambit opening, White's plan is more than just an arsenal of tactical brilliancies and shots. Through the murky waters of hanging pieces and chopped wood, Mike's deep positional understanding shines through. While his Tal-like sacrificial blows hammered down, his Karpovian grip on the position ensured that the defender would never co-ordinate to put up a fight - not even for more than 20 moves!
Chess Strategy: Kasparov Crushes with the Initiative Signup for FREE online play at ! FM Kavutskiy returns, bringing us one of Kasparov's most famous games which serves as a gorgeous and instructive look at how to use aggressive, sacrificial play to seize and maintain a crushing initiative.
Game Of Chess ( 9 ) - Game Of Brilliancy Award This game of chess was given the " game of brilliancy award, " and when you watch, you will see why. Every move white makes is just awesome - or in this case, just brilliant!
Chess Tactics: Double Attack Signup for FREE online play at ! IM David Pruess describes one of the most fundamental and important of chess tactics, the double attack.
Chess : Tigran Vartanovich Petrosian vs Svetozar Gligoric - King's Indian - Brilliancy! ►Playlists: ►Kingscrusher's Greatest Hit Videos! : ►Play FREE online chess at Petrosian vs Gligoric 1970, Zagreb - Round 5, Zagreb, ECO E97 Tigran Vartanovich Petrosian vs Svetozar Gligoric [Event "Zagreb"] [Site "Zagreb"] [Date...
Chess Strategy: How to Win Material Signup for FREE online play at ! IM David Pruess uses some high level examples from a recent super-GM tournament to explain the different techniques to win material.
Sweet Chess Game: Shahade Dominates Signup for FREE online play at ! IM Pruess covers the most exciting game from the recent Blitz Deathmatch between NM Arun Sharma and IM Greg Shahade.
Chess Endgames: The Reti Idea Signup for FREE online play at ! IM David Pruess gives a detailed presentation of just one of the many amazing chess ideas created by Richard Reti, a deep understanding of how the king "really moves!"
Chess Openings: How to Play the Sicilian Defense Signup for FREE online play at ! IM David Pruess gives an overview the Sicilian Defenser the most popular answer to 1. e4! The focus of this video is not on the "Open Sicilian" lines, but rather on everything else. Enjoy!
Chess Endgames: Mating with Two Bishops Signup for FREE online play at ! FM Kavutskiy covers the somewhat rare but important two bishop checkmate. Learning this basic mate will improve your skill coordinating your two bishops together.
Sweet Chess Games: Grandmaster Scalp Signup for FREE online play at ! IM David Pruess shares with us a game close to his heart his first time beating a Grandmaster! Relive Pruess' moment of glory, and enjoy his scintillating attack!
Learn to Play Chess: How to Use the Queen Signup for FREE online play at ! IM David Pruess goes over how the queen moves, and then gives very useful advice on how best to use her in your chess games.
Chess Openings: How to Play the Queen's Gambit Accepted Signup for FREE online play at ! Learn how to handle the white and black sides of one of the main defenses to 1.d4, the Queen's Gambit Accepted. National Master Kostya Kavutskiy tells you the moves of the opening, the reasons behind the moves, and the plans for the upcoming middlegame in just a few minutes! Check our "Chess Openings" playlist to learn other openings, or subscribe to our channel for a variety of new, quality chess videos.
Sweet Chess Games - Developing an Initiative Signup for FREE online play at ! FM Kavutskiy covers the important topic of how to develop an early initiative in exchange for sacrificing a pawn, and how to use this initiative to develop an attack.
Mike Closs' tactical brilliancy Please enjoy another stunning game from Mike Closs, here playing White against John Shaw (who later became a grandmaster).
E. Gufeld Vs. B. Ivanovic - A diamond-studded chess brilliancy Pt.1 Grandmasters Eduard Gufeld and Bozidar Ivanovic engage in an all out war over the chess board. This epic scene occured in Spartak 1979 at Sochi Soviet Ukraine. As Gufeld attacks, Bozidar defends with the Sicilian Defense Lasker-Pelikan Variation. A brilliancy prized game presented by Eduard Gufeld. Part 1 of 2
Garry Kasparov: The Greatest Chess Player Ever Signup for FREE online play at ! IM David Pruess pays tribute to his "chess role model," former world champion Garry Kasparov. Pruess describes Kasparov's metoeric rise to greatness, and shows a beautiful game which exemplifies Kasparov's famous attacking style and innovative...
Learn Chess: How to Capture "En Passant" Signup for FREE online play at ! You've heard of this weird rule "En Passant," but never knew just what it was and how it worked. Worry no more! IM David Pruess explains how to do it, and where this "exception rule" comes from.
Chess Strategy: How to Prevent Castling Signup for FREE online play at ! IM David Pruess discusses the useful strategy of preventing your opponent's king from castling. Learn several different techniques to accomplish this aim, from the terrible to the quite useful!
Chess Tactics: The Pin Signup for FREE online play at ! NM Kostya Kavutskiy discusses one of the most important chess tactics the Pin. Remember, the pin is mightier than the sword!
Chess Strategy: How to Attack on an Open e-file Signup for FREE online play at ! IM David Pruess talks about an important and common attacking theme how to assault the enemy king on an open e-file when you are castled, and he is stuck in the center.
Classical Chess Games: A Morphy Massacre Signup for FREE online play at ! IM David Pruess brings us a Morphy classic in which Morphy, true to his style, sacrifices some pawns in order to achieve quick development, an initiative, and ultimately a crushing attack.
Classic Chess Games: Bobby Opens the Diagonals!! Signup for FREE online play at ! National Master Kostya Kavutskiy explains one of Bobby Fischer's most brilliant games, an incredible sacrificial attack as black in a symmetrical Gruenfeld. Learn how to unleash devastating attacks out of nowhere! Or just marvel at a genius
Chess Openings: How to Play the Caro-Kann, Intro Signup for FREE online play at ! IM David Pruess gives us an introduction to the Caro-Kann, showing us the many branches this opening can take, and giving a nice overview of this opening.
Chess Openings: The Queen's Gambit Declined Signup for FREE online play at ! FM Kostya returns to talk about one of black's most solid options against 1. d4...the Queen's Gambit Declined!
Learn to Play Chess: The Four Move Checkmate Signup for FREE online play at ! Expert David Petty presents the Four Move Checkmate (also known as Scholar's Mate!)...what it is, what we can learn from it, and how to stop it!
Learn Chess: How to Castle Signup for FREE online play at ! Learn the special "castling" chess move, when it's allowed, when it isn't, and what it's useful for.
Greatest Chess Players: Alexey Shirov Signup for FREE online play at ! FM Kavutskiy presents one of the greatest attacking players of all time Alexey Shirov.
Sweet Chess Games: Polgar's Sharp Sword and Adams' True Technique Signup for FREE online play at ! IM David Pruess shows two highlights from the recent 2012 Gibraltar Tournament.
BRILLIANCIES IN CHECKERS AND DRAUGHT Recorded on June 10, 2012 using a Flip Video camera. The first game played by Charles F. Barker (red) and James P. Reed (white) In 1889. The second game red is Walter Hellman, famous star of Gary, Indiana vs FW Kitchell, Pennsylvania expert in the celebrated "Steel Stroke". The third example Red is Willie Ryan vs Newell W. Banks. These is one of the games for the Blindfold Championship of the World won by Banks at Elizabeth, Pennsylvania in 1937. From "Learn Checkers Fast" by Tom Wiswell.
Chess Strategy: Shutting Out Bishops Signup for FREE online play at ! The bishop is a great "long range" piece which loves to hide in the shadows while striking from afar. But to work, a bishop must have open lines...a bishop blocked in by pawns is not much of a bishop at all. This week, FM Kavutskiy shows us some excellent strategies for shutting down bishops and rendering them useless!
Chess Tactics: Removing the Defender Signup for FREE online play at ! IM David Pruess presents the important "Removing the Defender" tactic, and all of its different facets.