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   NM Dan Heisman's "Improve Your Chess IV" May 23, 2015

 

National Master Dan Heisman is a name that is synonymous with excellence in chess coaching and teaching. Dan authors the award-winning Novice Nook column (winner of three Chess Journalists of America "Best Instruction" awards), aimed at improving adults, for chesscafe.com that are clearly written and offer very practical advice and tips on how to improve your game. More info about Dan can be found here.

In the new Improve Your Chess IV series, Dan provides instruction by reviewing amateur games played on ICC and showing where the players went wrong and how to improve.

Today's show: A fairly equal opening livens up when White offers a pseudo-sacrifice of his b-pawn. Black takes the bait and then White makes an offer Black can't refuse: give up a bishop for nothing, or take a sacrificed rook and suffer a king-hunt. Black must accept and White chases the Black king around the kingside. Being a faster game, White does not find the quickest wins, but Black's king never gets safe haven.

 
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   GM Joel Benjamin's "Game  of  the  Week" May 08, 2015 

 

Three-time U.S. Champion GM Joel Benjamin brings you a new show every Friday at 15:00 Server Time. Joel is regarded by many as one of the best commentators and analysts we have in the game today -- so if you want to get ahead of the game, get ready to tune-in!

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China confirmed their dominance of team chess with a gold medal at the 2015 World Team Championship in Armenia. They were able to win despite leaving several 2700+ players - Li Chao, Wang Yue, and Wang Hao for instance - at home. Ding Liren held down first board solidly while wunderkid Wei Yi pumped out 7 points in nine games. Our feature game was played by Yu Yangyi, who actually had a rather mediocre result, 5/9 with the only two losses for the Chinese team. The game shows that chess today is not just about the quality of your preparation, but also about the depth of your determination to fight through your problems. Lazaro Bruzon had a dream position, but found the knockout blow to be maddeningly elusive.

White: GM Yu
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Description:   2015 World Team Championship
ECO: C45
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   "GM Alterman's Gambit Guide" May 07, 2015 

 

GM Boris Alterman again responds to ICC members who have asked our resident expert in all things gambits what to do in the Alekhine 4-Pawns Attack if Black eschews the big main line with 1. e4 Nf6 2. e5 Nd5 3. c4 Nb6 4. d4 d6 5. f4 dxe5 6. fxe5 Nc6 7. Be3 Bf5 8. Nc3 e6 9. Nf3 Be7 10. d5 Nb4?! His answer? Look no further than a particularly aggressive gambit line with 11. Rc1 f6 12. a3 Na6 13. g4!? - originally a recommendation of the leading Soviet master of his day Alexander Zaitsev (1935-71), and lately given the big thumbs up by another top Russian in Alexander Morozevich!

Don't miss this formative series by our GM Boris Alterman!

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   GM Larry Christiansen's "Attack with LarryC" May 13, 2015 

 

GM Larry Christiansen is a three-time U.S. Champion and one of the most dangerous and respected attacking players of his generation. He is a feared competitor and attacker who authored two popular books that showcase his aggressive style: Storming the Barricades and Rocking the Ramparts. Each week on the show, Larry will feature various attacking motifs and themes and showing you how best to play for mate.

Today's show is: Motylev Finds the End is Najer

The Russian Team Championship, recently concluded in Sochi, has seen the victory of the Siberia Team, led by the great Vladimir Kramnik, who showed an invidiable state of form. The high-quality tournament offered a bunch of interesting games, and Larry this week shows us some of the most amazing encounters. Our GM starts with three combos, where tactics pours over the board like rain during a storm. Then Larry analyzes for us a fantastic game, played between GM Motylev and GM Najer. Motylev starts the attack, only to find his Queen stranded in a relatively unuseful and inactive place, and to suffer a violent and decisive counter-attack. Another great episode of Larry's show!

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   Sharpen your chess-sense with IM Watson May 12, 2015 

 

IM John Watson
John Watson

Unconventional #14
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In this series, John Watson looks at a wide variety of unconventional openings, ranging from early flank moves to wild piece sacrifices. Everyone has to face such variations from time to time, and most players are not well-prepared to deal with the challenges they pose. Watson provides you with the ammunition to punish the antipositional or overambitious moves that often characterize irregular play.


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   Don't try this at home! May 18, 2015 

 

New video series of our GM Ronen Har-Zvi!

The Caro-Kann is one of the most important openings ever. We all know that it was one of the favorite piece of chess theory of the 12th World Champion, the super.strong Anatoly Karpov. The Caro-Kann is still a popular opening, either at club level and among top players. In this episode of his weekly show, Ronen shows us the dynamics that every chess players should know, to avoid the feared "do-nots" which can lead to early defeat. Particularly interesting the last example in the video: a game played many years ago, that shows how careful we should be, when playing chess!

 

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   "Every Russian Schoolboy Knows" May 10, 2015 

 


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Former World Champion and legendary chess teacher Mikhail Botvinnik was the originator of the “Every Russian school boy knows” chess aphorism, which alluded to the fact that thousands of unknown schoolboys back in Russia - due to the intense training methods they received from a young age - likely knew more about the game than most professionals did in the West. 

One player who came through that legendary Soviet training camp is former U.S. Champion GM Alexander Yermolinsky.  And each Sunday in his new hit show, “Every Russian Schoolboy Knows”, Alex will explain and expand on all the top tips and tricks gleaned from those famed training methods. 

Today's show is: "Rook Endings at the WWCC - Part 2"

Yermo's back! After a few months, GM Alex Yermolinsky is back on ICC with his acclaimed show "Every Russian Schoolboy Knows". We all know that this immortal sentence was uttered by the great Mikhail Botvinnik, while commentating on a rook endgame. And Alex Yermolinsky is going to start again form the basics with his amazing weekly show. By screening through games played in recent important events, Alex is going to guide us through the subtleties of endgames, with his unmistakable and unique style. The recently concluded Women Chess World Championship in Sochi, Russia, gave Yermo a lot of material to study, as like he says: "these girls play amazingly well, all of them know their openings, but what about the endings? I have seen matches finish for a mishandled rook endings." So, it's rook endings again, to give all of us a chance to learn how to handle this very common ending which, will the infinite possibilities that it brings over the board, is the most fascinating - and arguably the easiest to be handled wrongly - of all endings.

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May 2015

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
          1 2
          GM Joel Benjamin
GM Kasparov - GM Short
CM Dan Heisman
Tabiya 17 - Giuoco Piano
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
GM Alex Yermolinsky
Rook Endings at the WWCC - Part 1
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Don't try this at home! - Giuoco Piano: 3...Bc5 4.c3 Nf6 5.d4 - Don't be greedy!
Watson
Unconventional #13
GM Larry Christiansen
Team Action and Socko's Sacs!
GM Boris Alterman
Alekhine 4-Pawns Attack #2
GM Joel Benjamin
GM Yu - GM Bruzon
CM Dan Heisman
Pattern Recognition is Not Sufficient
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
GM Alex Yermolinsky
Rook Endings at the WWCC - Part 2
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Don't try this at home! - Vienna Game - 1.e4 e5 2. Nc3 - Beware of the Traps!
Watson
Unconventional #14
GM Larry Christiansen
Motylev Finds the End is Najer
IM John Watson
4th FIDE GP 2015 - Rd 1
GM Ron Henley
4th FIDE GP 2015 - Rd 2
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
4th FIDE GP 2015 - Rd 3
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
4th FIDE GP 2015 - Rd 4
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Don't try this at home! - Caro-Kann: 1. e4 c6 - Who says its not a dynamic opening?
GM Larry Christiansen
4th FIDE GP 2015 - Rd 5
GM Timur Gareev
4th FIDE GP 2015 - Rd 6
GM Joel Benjamin
4th FIDE GP 2015 - Rd 7
GM Lars Bo Hansen
4th FIDE GP 2015 - Rd 8
CM Dan Heisman
A King Hunt!
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
IM Christof Sielecki
4th FIDE GP 2015 - Rd 9
GM Max Dlugy
4th FIDE GP 2015 - Rd 10
         

April 2015

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
      1 2 3 4
      GM Lars Bo Hansen
US Championship 2015 - Rd 1
GM Larry Christiansen
US Championship 2015 - Rd 2
IM Christof Sielecki
US Championship 2015 - Rd 3
GM Jon Speelman
US Championship 2015 - Rd 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
US Championship 2015 - Rd 5
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Don't try this at home! - Sicilian Dragon: One Pawn's move makes the difference!
GM Larry Christiansen
US Championship 2015 - Rd 6
GM Max Dlugy
US Championship 2015 - Rd 7
GM Joel Benjamin
US Championship 2015 - Rd 8
IM John Watson
US Championship 2015 - Rd 9
GM Lars Bo Hansen
US Championship 2015 - Rd 10
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
US Championship 2015 - Rd 11
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Don't try this at home! - Sicilian: Watch that Bishop in b4!
Watson
Unconventional #11
GM Larry Christiansen
A Student Pilots Flight Squares, and an Aeroflot Snappy Landing
GM Boris Alterman
Italian-Koltanowski #2
GM Max Dlugy
Gashimov Memorial 2015 - Rd 1
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Gashimov Memorial 2015 - Rd 2
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
IM Christof Sielecki
Gashimov Memorial 2015 - Rd 3
GM Lars Bo Hansen
Gashimov Memorial 2015 - Rd 4
GM John Fedorowicz
Gashimov Memorial 2015 - Rd 5
GM Larry Christiansen
Kinght in Bangkok
GM Joel Benjamin
Gashimov Memorial 2015 - Rd 6
GM Larry Christiansen
Gashimov Memorial 2015 - Rd 7
IM John Watson
Gashimov Memorial 2015 - Rd 8
26 27 28 29 30    
GM Lars Bo Hansen
Gashimov Memorial 2015 - Rd 9
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Don't try this at home! - Italian job: Tactics everywhere!
Watson
Unconventional #12
GM Larry Christiansen
Recent Anarchy on the Chessboard!
GM Boris Alterman
Alekhine 4-Pawns Attack #1
   

March 2015

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
  GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Queen Sacrifice - Part 3
Watson
Unconventional #6
GM Larry Christiansen
Guns of Navara
GM Boris Alterman
4 knight's Rubinstein
GM Joel Benjamin
IM Damaso - GM Navara
CM Dan Heisman
Silly Speed Game with Some Lessons
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
  GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Don't try this at home! - Introduction
Watson
Unconventional #7
GM Larry Christiansen
Long Diagonals and Back Ranks
GM Boris Alterman
4 knight's Rubinstein #2
GM Joel Benjamin
GM Khismatullin - GM Eljanov
CM Dan Heisman
Center Counter Counterattack
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
  GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Don't try this at home! - Sicilian Najdorf: mind the d5 square!
Watson
Unconventional #8
GM Larry Christiansen
Northern (high) Lights
GM Boris Alterman
4 knight's Rubinstein #3
GM Joel Benjamin
GM Gupta - GM Fier
CM Dan Heisman
Yet Another 1-Move Killer
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
  GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Don't try this at home! - Sicilian Sveshnikov: Fight Club Rules!
Watson
Unconventional #9
GM Larry Christiansen
Rook lift + Bartel's Advances
GM Boris Alterman
Italian-Koltanowski #1
GM Joel Benjamin
GM Nunn - GM Voekler
CM Dan Heisman
Bishop Pair Wins
29 30 31        
  GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Don't try this at home! - Sicilian Accelerated Dragon: Mind the move order!
Watson
Unconventional #10
       

February 2015

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
  GM Joel Benjamin
Grenke Classic - Round 1
GM Larry Christiansen
Grenke Classic - Round 2
GM Ben Finegold
Grenke Classic - Round 3
GM Boris Alterman
King's Gambit #2
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Grenke Classic - Round 4
GM Jon Speelman
Grenke Classic - Round 5
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
GM Lars Bo Hansen
Grenke Classic - Round 6
GM Max Dlugy
Grenke Classic - Round 7
Watson
Unconventional #4
GM Larry Christiansen
More Tata Tales
GM Boris Alterman
King's Gambit #3
GM Joel Benjamin
GM Debashis - GM Topalov
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Zurich Chess Challenge - Round 1
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
GM Lars Bo Hansen
Zurich Chess Challenge - Round 2
GM Jon Speelman
Zurich Chess Challenge - Round 3
GM Joel Benjamin
Zurich Chess Challenge - Round 4
GM Larry Christiansen
Zurich Chess Challenge - Round 5
GM Boris Alterman
King's Gambit #4
GM Joel Benjamin
GM Kryakvin - GM Khismatullin
CM Dan Heisman
An overview of "Planning"
22 23 24 25 26 27  
  GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Queen Sacrifice - Part 2
Watson
Unconventional #5
GM Larry Christiansen
Upset avoided by Wrong Turn and a Gibraltar Assaulter
GM Boris Alterman
King's Gambit #5
GM Joel Benjamin
GM Benjamin - GM Hernandez
CM Dan Heisman
Young Expert Beats Older Expert

January 2015

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
        1 2 3
        GM Boris Alterman
Panov Attack Caro-Kann defense #3
GM Joel Benjamin
GM Shirov - GM Dubov
CM Dan Heisman
Strong Center Wins
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
  GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Intermediate moves - Part 1
Watson
Unconventional #2
GM Larry Christiansen
Inspired Rook Lift Leads to Jolly Good Rout
GM Boris Alterman
Staunton Gambit - Dutch defense #1
GM Joel Benjamin
GM Erenburg - GM So
GM Miguel  Illescas
Tata Steel - Round 1
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
GM Daniel King
Tata Steel - Round 2
GM Larry Christiansen
Tata Steel - Round 3
GM Lars Bo Hansen
Tata Steel - Round 4
  GM Joel Benjamin
Tata Steel - Round 5
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Tata Steel - Round 6
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Tata Steel - Round 7
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
GM John Fedorowicz
Tata Steel - Round 8
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Intermediate moves - Part 2
GM Jon Speelman
Tata Steel - Round 9
GM Max Dlugy
Tata Steel - Round 10
GM Boris Alterman
Staunton Gambit - Dutch defense #2
GM Larry Christiansen
Tata Steel - Round 11
GM Lars Bo Hansen
Tata Steel - Round 12
25 26 27 28 29 30 31
GM Var Akobian
Tata Steel - Round 13
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Queen Sacrifice - Part 1
Watson
Unconventional #3
GM Larry Christiansen
Wei to go, bound for TataA
GM Boris Alterman
King's Gambit #1
GM Joel Benjamin
IM Dane - GM Wei
CM Dan Heisman
Benko Gambit Upset

December 2014

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
  1 2 3 4 5 6
  GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Checkmate! - Part 1
Watson
Slav Defense #8
GM Larry Christiansen
Sergei M Gins Up Attack to Leave Gordon Dry
GM Boris Alterman
Milner-Barry Gambit #2
GM Joel Benjamin
GM Short - GM Howell
CM Dan Heisman
20 minute exercise #6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
  GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Checkmate! - Part 2
Watson
Slav Defense #9
IM Sielecki
London Chess Classic - Round 1
GM Larry Christiansen
London Chess Classic - Round 2
GM Lars Bo Hansen
London Chess Classic - Round 3
GM John Fedorowicz
London Chess Classic - Round 4
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
London Chess Classic - Round 5
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Checkmate! - Part 3
Watson
Slav Defense #10
GM Larry Christiansen
Simen Subtracts from Ledger and A Fabien Lights up Noel
GM Boris Alterman
Panov Attack Caro-Kann defense #1
GM Joel Benjamin
GM Naroditsky - GM Holt
CM Dan Heisman
Well-played upset
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
  GM Ronen Har-Zvi
King in the center
Watson
Slav Defense #11
GM Larry Christiansen
Attack with Johan-Sebastian C
GM Boris Alterman
Panov Attack Caro-Kann defense #2
GM Joel Benjamin
GM Grischuk - GM Leko
CM Dan Heisman
Rare Occurence: Dan Wins on Strategy
28 29 30 31      
  GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Defending with advanced tactics
Watson
Unconventional #1
GM Larry Christiansen
Happy New Year with LarryC!
     

November 2014

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
            1
            GM John Fedorowicz
FIDE GP Tashkent 2014: GOTD Rd 10
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
GM Max Dlugy
FIDE GP Tashkent 2014: GOTD Rd 11
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
The Skewer
Watson
Slav Defense #6
GM Larry Christiansen
Attack with LarryC: Anand: attack and defense
GM Boris Alterman
Froms Gambit #1
GM Joel Benjamin
GM Inarkeiv - GM Baryshpolets
GM Gregory Kaidanov
World Championship Match - Game 1
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
GM John Fedorowicz
World Championship Match - Game 2
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
The board has got 64 squares!
GM Jon Speelman
World Championship Match - Game 3
GM Ben Finegold
World Championship Match - Game 4
GM Boris Alterman
Froms Gambit #2
GM Sam Shankland
World Championship Match - Game 5
GM Lars Bo Hansen
World Championship Match - Game 6
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
  GM Var Akobian
World Championship Match - Game 7
GM Joel Benjamin
World Championship Match - Game 8
  GM Joel Benjamin
World Championship Match - Game 9
GM Ramesh RB
World Championship Match - Game 10
CM Dan Heisman
Szabo-Lloyd Hastings 1960-61
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
GM Ramesh RB
World Championship Match - Game 11
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
What is your opponent threatening?
Watson
Slav Defense #7
GM Larry Christiansen
Gobbler Takes it in the Neck and a Mann Hunt
GM Boris Alterman
Milner-Barry Gambit #1
GM Joel Benjamin
GM Yu - GM Robson
CM Dan Heisman
Decision Boils down to One Move

October 2014

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
      1 2 3 4
      GM Larry Christiansen
Attack with LarryC: Defend with LarryC!
GM Joel Benjamin
FIDE GP Baku 2014: GOTD Rd 1
GM Larry Christiansen
FIDE GP Baku 2014: GOTD Rd 2
GM Larry Christiansen
FIDE GP Baku 2014: GOTD Rd 3
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
GM Max Dlugy
FIDE GP Baku 2014: GOTD Rd 4
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Pinning
GM Davor Palo
FIDE GP Baku 2014: GOTD Rd 5
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
FIDE GP Baku 2014: GOTD Rd 6
GM Joel Benjamin
FIDE GP Baku 2014: GOTD Rd 7
GM Alex Yermolinsky
FIDE GP Baku 2014: GOTD Rd 8
CM Dan Heisman
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
GM Lars Bo Hansen
FIDE GP Baku 2014: GOTD Rd 9
GM Jonathan Speelman
FIDE GP Baku 2014: GOTD Rd 10
GM John Fedorowicz
FIDE GP Baku 2014: GOTD Rd 11
GM Larry Christiansen
Attack with LarryC: Eran(t) attack fizzles more or Liss
GM Boris Alterman
Jaenisch Gambit Ruy Lopez #2
GM Joel Benjamin
GM Grischuk - GM Rodshtein
CM Dan Heisman
Lesson Game
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
GM Alex Yermolinsky
All American Opposite color Bishops Endgame
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Pinning - Part 2
GM Ben Finegold
FIDE GP Tashkent 2014: GOTD Rd 1
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
FIDE GP Tashkent 2014: GOTD Rd 2
GM Larry Christiansen
FIDE GP Tashkent 2014: GOTD Rd 3
GM Larry Christiansen
FIDE GP Tashkent 2014: GOTD Rd 4
CM Dan Heisman
Opening Prep Wins
26 27 28 29 30 31  
GM Ben Finegold
FIDE GP Tashkent 2014: GOTD Rd 5
GM Larry Christiansen
FIDE GP Tashkent 2014: GOTD Rd 6
GM Lars Bo Hansen
FIDE GP Tashkent 2014: GOTD Rd 7
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
FIDE GP Tashkent 2014: GOTD Rd 8
GM Boris Alterman
Dracula-Frankenstein Gambit
GM Joel Benjamin
FIDE GP Tashkent 2014: GOTD Rd 9

September 2014

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
  1 2 3 4 5 6
  GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Double Attack - Part 2
GM Lars Bo Hansen
Sinquefield Cup 2014: GOTD Rd 6
GM Jonathan Speelman
Sinquefield Cup 2014: GOTD Rd 7
GM Lars Bo Hansen
Sinquefield Cup 2014: GOTD Rd 8
GM Joel Benjamin
Sinquefield Cup 2014: GOTD Rd 9
GM Gregory Kaidanov
Sinquefield Cup 2014: GOTD Rd 10
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
GM Alex Yermolinsky
Vancura Lives! Part 1
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Double Attack - Part 3
Watson
Slav Defense #2
GM Larry Christiansen
Attack with LarryC: Shirov cooks up Fresh Fried Liver
GM Boris Alterman
Chatard-Alekhine Attack #1
GM Joel Benjamin
IM Sevian - GM Zherebukh
CM Dan Heisman
Fast Play met by Faster Play
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
GM Alex Yermolinsky
Vancura Lives! Part 2
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Discover Attack
Watson
Slav Defense #3
GM Larry Christiansen
Attack with LarryC: Caruana Start Somethin'? - Early Fabiano KOs
GM Boris Alterman
Chatard-Alekhine Attack #2
GM Joel Benjamin
IM Bluebaum - GM Naiditsch
CM Dan Heisman
Chances for Both Sides
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
GM Alex Yermolinsky
A complicated endgame from the European Club Cup
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Removing the Defender #1
Watson
Slav Defense #4
GM Larry Christiansen
Some Sparkling Caruana Carats
GM Boris Alterman
Jaenisch Gambit Ruy Lopez #1
GM Joel Benjamin
GM Navara - GM Durarbayli
CM Dan Heisman
Beginner Opening Overview
28 29 30        
GM Alex Yermolinsky
They are all good chessplayers!
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Removing the Defender #2
Watson
Slav Defense #5
       

August 2014

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
          1 2
          GM Joel Benjamin
GM Jobava - GM Nepomniachtchi
GM Max Dlugy
Chess Olympiad 2014: GOTD Rd 1
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
GM Alex Yermolinsky
Chess Olympiad 2014: GOTD Rd 2
GM Max Dlugy
Chess Olympiad 2014: GOTD Rd 3
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Chess Olympiad 2014: GOTD Rd 4
GM Lars Bo Hansen
Chess Olympiad 2014: GOTD Rd 5
GM Boris Alterman
Central Attack Philidor Defence #2
GM Larry Christiansen
Chess Olympiad 2014: GOTD Rd 6
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Chess Olympiad 2014: GOTD Rd 7
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
GM Lars Bo Hansen
Chess Olympiad 2014: GOTD Rd 8
GM Alex Yermolinsky
Chess Olympiad 2014: GOTD Rd 9
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Chess Olympiad 2014: GOTD Rd 10
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Chess Olympiad - part 9
GM Larry Christiansen
Chess Olympiad 2014: GOTD Rd 11
GM Joel Benjamin
GM Lie - GM Kozul
CM Dan Heisman
Another Fun Najdorf Bg5
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
GM Alex Yermolinsky
The one and only Turkish Schoolboy
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Chess Olympiad 2014 - RECAP
Watson
Queen's Gambit Accepted #6
GM Larry Christiansen
Attack with LarryC: Attacking Nudgets from Tromso
GM Boris Alterman
Central Attack Philidor Defence #3
GM Joel Benjamin
GM Polgar - GM Berkes
CM Dan Heisman
Special 64th Birthday: 4 Problems
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
GM Alex Yermolinsky
The one and only Turkish Schoolboy - part 2
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Double Attack - Part 1
Watson
Slav Defense #1
GM David Smerdon
Sinquefield Cup 2014: GOTD Rd 1
GM John Fedorowicz
Sinquefield Cup 2014: GOTD Rd 2
GM Lars Bo Hansen
Sinquefield Cup 2014: GOTD Rd 3
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Sinquefield Cup 2014: GOTD Rd 4
31            
GM Alex Yermolinsky
Sinquefield Cup 2014: GOTD Rd 5
           

July 2014

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
    1 2 3 4 5
    Watson
Queen's Gambit Accepted #2
GM Larry Christiansen
Attack with LarryC: Blatny Busts Ponziani Scheme
GM Boris Alterman
Two Knights Chigorin Gambit #4
GM Joel Benjamin
IM Xiong - FM Bodek
CM Dan Heisman
Time Once Again the Critical Factor
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
GM Alex Yermolinsky
Endgames Tidbits - part 1
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Chess Olympiad - part 5
Watson
Queen's Gambit Accepted #3
GM Larry Christiansen
Attack with LarryC: Chucky Fracks Field in Edmonton
GM Boris Alterman
Albin Countergambit #1
GM Joel Benjamin
GM Shankland - GM Kovalyov
GM Alex Yermolinsky
Dortmund 2014: GOTD Rd 1
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
GM Lars Bo Hansen
Dortmund 2014: GOTD Rd 2
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Chess Olympiad - part 6
GM Joel Benjamin
Dortmund 2014: GOTD Rd 3
GM Larry Christiansen
Dortmund 2014: GOTD Rd 4
GM Boris Alterman
Albin Countergambit #2
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Dortmund 2014: GOTD Rd 5
GM Max Dlugy
Dortmund 2014: GOTD Rd 6
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
GM Alex Yermolinsky
Dortmund 2014: GOTD Rd 7
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Chess Olympiad - part 7
Watson
Queen's Gambit Accepted #4
GM Larry Christiansen
Attack with LarryC: Persson Tigers Hector
GM Boris Alterman
Albin Countergambit #3
GM Joel Benjamin
GM Sutovsky - GM Jobava
CM Dan Heisman
Trebuchet and Friends
27 28 29 30 31    
GM Alex Yermolinsky
Every FRENCH Schoolboy Knows
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Chess Olympiad - part 8
Watson
Queen's Gambit Accepted #5
GM Larry Christiansen
Attack with LarryC: A Shot Gone Missing & Timman Meets Deep Fries
GM Boris Alterman
Central Attack Philidor Defence #1
   

June 2014

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
GM Alex Yermolinsky
Rubinstein Endgames - part 1
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Chess Olympiad - part 1
GM Larry Christiansen
Norway Chess 2014: GOTD Rd 1
GM Alex Yermolinsky
Norway Chess 2014: GOTD Rd 2
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Norway Chess 2014: GOTD Rd 3
GM Joel Benjamin
IM Smith - GM Grandelius
GM David Smerdon
Norway Chess 2014: GOTD Rd 4
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
GM David Smerdon
Norway Chess 2014: GOTD Rd 5
GM Timur Gareev
Norway Chess 2014: GOTD Rd 6
GM Miguel Illescas
Norway Chess 2014: GOTD Rd 7
GM Larry Christiansen
Attack with LarryC: A Frank Discussion and Igory Finale
GM Jonathan Speelman
Norway Chess 2014: GOTD Rd 8
GM Jonathan Speelman
Norway Chess 2014: GOTD Rd 9
CM Dan Heisman
Trading to much vs GM dooms Amateur
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
GM Alex Yermolinsky
Rubinstein Endgames - part 2
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Chess Olympiad - part 2
Watson
Queen's Gambit Declined #6
GM Larry Christiansen
Attack with LarryC: Drago Unleashed and the Shilong and Short of it
GM Boris Alterman
Two Knights Chigorin Gambit #2
GM Joel Benjamin
GM Fedoseev - GM Zvjaginsev
CM Dan Heisman
Won Game Amazingly Lost
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
GM Alex Yermolinsky
Rubinstein Endgames - part 3
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Chess Olympiad - part 3
Watson
Queen's Gambit Accepted #1
GM Larry Christiansen
Attack with LarryC: Liren Ding's Lifto-Palooza
GM Boris Alterman
Two Knights Chigorin Gambit #3
GM Joel Benjamin
GM Mamedyarov - GM Vallejo Pons
CM Dan Heisman
How can I Lose this Game?
29 30          
GM Alex Yermolinsky
Rubinstein Endgames - part 4
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Chess Olympiad - part 4
         

May 2014

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
        1 2 3
        GM Boris Alterman
Max Lange Attack #2
GM Joel Benjamin
GM Hou Yifan - WGM Olga Girya
CM Dan Heisman
Technique: King and 5 pawns vs King and 4 pawns
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
GM Alex Yermolinsky
The Forgotten Man - part 1
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
US Championship - part 4
Watson
Queen's Gambit Declined #4
GM Larry Christiansen
Attack with LarryC: Mikenas' Gold
GM Boris Alterman
Two Knights Morphy Attack #1
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
U.S. Championship 2014 - Round 1
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
U.S. Championship 2014 - Round 2
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
U.S. Championship 2014 - Round 3
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
U.S. Championship 2014 - Round 4
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
U.S. Championship 2014 - Round 5
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
U.S. Championship 2014 - Round 6
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
U.S. Championship 2014 - Round 7
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
U.S. Championship 2014 - Round 8
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
U.S. Championship 2014 - Round 9
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
U.S. Championship 2014 - Round 10
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
U.S. Championship 2014 - Round 11
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
U.S. Championship 2014 - Playoffs
GM Larry Christiansen
Attack with LarryC: Attack the Castle!
GM Boris Alterman
Two Knights Morphy Attack #2
GM Joel Benjamin
GM David - GM Vachier-Lagrave
CM Dan Heisman
Desperation Pays Off
25 26 27 28 29 30 31
GM Alex Yermolinsky
The Forgotten Man - part 2
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
US Championship - part 5
Watson
Queen's Gambit Declined #5
GM Larry Christiansen
Attack with LarryC: More Great Judgement and Planinc
GM Boris Alterman
Two Knights Chigorin Gambit #1
GM Joel Benjamin
GM Eljanov - GM Bologan
CM Dan Heisman
Finding Combinations in Games and Puzzles

April 2014

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
    1 2 3 4 5
    Watson
Queen's Gambit Declined #1
GM Larry Christiansen
Attack with LarryC: It's Only Me
GM Boris Alterman
Urusov Gambit #1
GM Joel Benjamin
GM Quingnan - GM Yangyi
CM Dan Heisman
Learning Opening Tactics with The Winning Way
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
GM Alex Yermolinsky
A great quasi-comeback - part 1
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
US Championship - part 2
Watson
Queen's Gambit Declined #2
GM Larry Christiansen
Attack with LarryC: Spring Cleaning!
GM Boris Alterman
Urusov Gambit #2
GM Joel Benjamin
GM Van Kampen - GM Rapport
CM Dan Heisman
1900 Plays Fast and Suffers Upset
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
GM Alex Yermolinsky
A great quasi-comeback - part 2
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
US Championship - part 3
Watson
Queen's Gambit Declined #3
GM Larry Christiansen
Attack with LarryC: A Taylor-Made sac-cloth, Carmen's March and How to Landa Punch
GM Boris Alterman
Max Lange Attack #1
GM Joel Benjamin
GM Nepomniachtchi - GM Svidler
CM Dan Heisman
Invisible Moves and Sneaky Pins
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
GM Alex Yermolinsky
Gashimov Memorial GOTD Round 1
GM David Smerdon
Gashimov Memorial GOTD Round 2
GM Miguel Illescas
Gashimov Memorial GOTD Round 3
GM Gawain Jones
Gashimov Memorial GOTD Round 4
GM Jonathan Speelman
Gashimov Memorial GOTD Round 5
GM Joel Benjamin
GM Karjakin - GM Kamsky
GM Alex Yermolinsky
Gashimov Memorial GOTD Round 6
27 28 29 30      
GM John Fedorowicz
Gashimov Memorial GOTD Round 7
GM Miguel Illescas
Gashimov Memorial GOTD Round 8
GM Larry Christiansen
Gashimov Memorial GOTD Round 9
GM Lars Bo Hansen
Gashimov Memorial GOTD Round 10
     

March 2014

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
            1
            CM Dan Heisman
Endgame Study Negated with Fast Play
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
GM Alex Yermolinsky
The Caro-Kann Besieged - part 1
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Toward the Candidates - part 5
Watson
Trompowsky Attack #7
GM Larry Christiansen
Attack with LarryC: Gulyev Zhigs the Blues
GM Boris Alterman
Benko Gambit #3
GM Joel Benjamin
GM Nikita Maiorov - GM Ding Liren
CM Dan Heisman
Typical Amateur Loss After Up a Piece
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
GM Alex Yermolinsky
The Caro-Kann Besieged - part 2
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Toward the Candidates - part 6
Watson
Trompowsky Attack #8
GM Larry Christiansen
Attack with LarryC: Ladies Second!
GM Alex Yermolinsky
Candidates 2014 - GOTD Rd 1
GM Alex Yermolinsky
Candidates 2014 - GOTD Rd 2
GM John Fedorowicz
Candidates 2014 - GOTD Rd 3
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
GM Alex Yermolinsky
The Caro-Kann Besieged - part 3
GM Alex Yermolinsky
Candidates 2014 - GOTD Rd 4
GM Varuzhan Akobian
Candidates 2014 - GOTD Rd 5
GM Gawain Jones
Candidates 2014 - GOTD Rd 6
GM Boris Alterman
Benko Gambit #4
GM Miguel Illescas
Candidates 2014 - GOTD Rd 7
GM Lars Bo Hansen
Candidates 2014 - GOTD Rd 8
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
GM Varuzhan Akobian
Candidates 2014 - GOTD Rd 9
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Toward the Candidates - part 7
GM Jonathan Speelman
Candidates 2014 - GOTD Rd 10
GM Gata Kamsky
Candidates 2014 - GOTD Rd 11
GM Alex Yermolinsky
Candidates 2014 - GOTD Rd 12
GM Joel Benjamin
GM Mustafa Yilmaz - GM Alexander Motylev
GM Gregory Kaidanov
Candidates 2014 - GOTD Rd 13
30 31          
GM Gregory Kaidanov
Candidates 2014 - GOTD Rd 14
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
US Championship - part 1
         

February 2014

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
            1
            GM Joel Benjamin
Zurich Challenge 2014 - Round 3 GOTD
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
GM Alex Yermolinsky
Zurich Challenge 2014 - Round 4 GOTD
GM Joel Benjamin
Zurich Challenge 2014 - Round 5 GOTD
Watson
Trompowsky Attack #3
GM Larry Christiansen
Attack with LarryC: KID on the Rock
GM Boris Alterman
Traxler Counter-attack #2
GM Joel Benjamin
IM Etienne Goudriaan - GM Jan Timman
CM Dan Heisman
Philidor and Lucena
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
GM Alex Yermolinsky
Looking back at 2013 #2
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Toward the Candidates - part 2
Watson
Trompowsky Attack #4
GM Larry Christiansen
Attack with LarryC: More Nuggets from the Rock 2014
GM Boris Alterman
Traxler Counter-attack #3
GM Joel Benjamin
GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave- GM Sandro Mareco
CM Dan Heisman
Just for Fun Queen Sac
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
GM Alex Yermolinsky
Looking back at 2013 #3
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Toward the Candidates - part 3
Watson
Trompowsky Attack #5
GM Larry Christiansen
Attack with LarryC: Nei doubles down and A Gust of Win
GM Boris Alterman
Benko Gambit #1
GM Joel Benjamin
GM Nikita Vitiugov - GM Vassily Ivanchuk
CM Dan Heisman
Solving an Endgame Puzzle
23 24 25 26 27 28  
GM Alex Yermolinsky
Looking back at 2013 #4
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Toward the Candidates - part 4
Watson
Trompowsky Attack #6
GM Larry Christiansen
Attack with LarryC: An Oscar for Kingside Story
GM Boris Alterman
Benko Gambit #2
GM Joel Benjamin
GM Vladimir Akopian - GM Boris Chatalbashev
 

January  2014

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
      1 2 3 4
      GM Larry Christiansen
Attack with LarryC: Alekseev Fireworks to Start 2014
GM Boris Alterman
Fried Liver Attack #1
GM Joel Benjamin
GM Emil Sutovsky - IM Martin Zumsande
CM Dan Heisman
Endgame Turnaround
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
GM Alex Yermolinsky
Looking back at 2013 #1
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Kasparov-Kramnik 2000 - part 3
Watson
Repertoire for Black - The English Defense #15
GM Larry Christiansen
Attack with LarryC: Striking sacrifices at Wijk aan Zee
GM Boris Alterman
Fried Liver Attack #2
GM Joel Benjamin
GM Radoslaw Wojtaszek - GM Ivan Popov
GM Alex Yermolinsky
Tata Steel 2014 - Round 1 GOTD
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
GM Varuzhan Akobian
Tata Steel 2014 - Round 2 GOTD
GM Gregory Kaidanov
Tata Steel 2014 - Round 3 GOTD
Watson
Trompowsky Attack #1
GM Joel Benjamin
Tata Steel 2014 - Round 4 GOTD
GM Boris Alterman
Traxler counter-attack #1
GM Joel Benjamin
Tata Steel 2014 - Round 5 GOTD
GM Joel Benjamin
Tata Steel 2014 - Round 6 GOTD
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
GM David Smerdon
Tata Steel 2014 - Round 7 GOTD
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Kasparov-Kramnik 2000 - part 4
GM Joel Benjamin
Tata Steel 2014 - Round 8 GOTD
GM Larry Christiansen
Attack with LarryC: In Harmen's Way
GM Miguel Illescas
Tata Steel 2014 - Round 9 GOTD
GM Joel Benjamin
GM Josep Oms Pallisse - GM Vugar Gashimov
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Tata Steel 2014 - Round 10 GOTD
26 27 28 29 30 31  
GM Jon Speelman
Tata Steel 2014 - Round 11 GOTD
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Toward the Candidates - part 1
Watson
Trompowsky Attack #2
GM Larry Christiansen
Attack with LarryC: How to Attack? Just Ask - A Cup of Jobava
GM Joel Benjamin
Zurich Challenge 2014 - Round 1 GOTD
GM Joel Benjamin
Zurich Challenge 2014 - Round 2 GOTD
 

December  2013

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
GM Alex Yermolinsky
Next Generation #1
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
USSR vs. World 1970 - part 2
Watson
Repertoire for Black - The English Defense #10
GM Larry Christiansen
Dubinin been' pinnin' (and liftin')
GM Boris Alterman
The Falkbeer Counter Gambit #1
GM Joel Benjamin
GM Vallejo Pons - GM Miroslaw Grabarczyk
CM Dan Heisman
One Big Mistake
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
GM Alex Yermolinsky
Next Generation #2
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
USSR vs. World 1984
Watson
Repertoire for Black - The English Defense #11
Joel Benjamin
London Chess Classic GOTD - Day 1
Lars Bo Hansen
London Chess Classic GOTD - Day 2
GM Larry Christiansen
London Chess Classic GOTD - Day 3
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
London Chess Classic GOTD - Day 4
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
GM Alex Yermolinsky
London Chess Classic GOTD - Day 5
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Russia vs. World 2002
Watson
Repertoire for Black - The English Defense #12
GM Larry Christiansen
A Modern Classic from 1943
GM Boris Alterman
The Falkbeer Counter Gambit #2
GM Joel Benjamin
IM Anatoli Shvedchikov - GM Viktor Kupreichik
CM Dan Heisman
Hope Chess, Hand-Waving, and Acquiescing
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
GM Alex Yermolinsky
Next Generation #3
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Kasparov-Kramnik 2000 - part 1
Watson
Repertoire for Black - The English Defense #13
GM Larry Christiansen
Tal and the Spirit of Giving
GM Boris Alterman
The Falkbeer Counter Gambit #3
GM Joel Benjamin
GM David Baramidze - GM Varuzhan Akobian
CM Dan Heisman
Positional Maneuvering
29 30 31        
GM Alex Yermolinsky
Next Generation #4
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Kasparov-Kramnik 2000 - part 2
Watson
Repertoire for Black - The English Defense #14
       

November  2013

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
          1 2
          GM Joel Benjamin
GM Alexander Morozevich - GM Viktor Laznicka
CM Dan Heisman
Unbalanced Game - Possible Upset
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
GM Alex Yermolinsky
Easy Come Easy Go - A story of Modern Opening Preparation #1
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Hunt to White King
Watson
Repertoire for Black - The English Defense #6
GM Larry Christiansen
Carlsen Carnage - Relentless & Efficient
GM Boris Alterman
The Hennig-Schara Gambit #1
GM Joel Benjamin
GM Sam Shankland - GM Lubomir Ftacnik
CM Dan Heisman
Alekhine-Rubinstein 1921
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
GM Alex Yermolinsky
Easy Come Easy Go - A story of Modern Opening Preparation #2
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Into the Labyrinth
Watson
Repertoire for Black - The English Defense #7
GM Larry Christiansen
More Carlsen Carnage
GM Boris Alterman
The Hennig-Schara Gambit #2
GM Joel Benjamin
GM Dragan Solak - GM Alexander Grischuk
CM Dan Heisman
Galaxy Quest
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
GM Alex Yermolinsky
Easy Come Easy Go - A story of Modern Opening Preparation #3
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Titans in Linares
Watson
Repertoire for Black - The English Defense #8
GM Larry Christiansen
Back the the Future!
GM Jonathan Speelman
GOTD - World Championshp - Game 9
GM Alex Yermolinsky
GOTD - World Championshp - Game 10
CM Dan Heisman
Tactical R&P Endgame
24 25 26 27 28 20 30
GM Alex Yermolinsky
Easy Come Easy Go - A story of Modern Opening Preparation #4
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
USSR vs. World 1970 - part 1
Watson
Repertoire for Black - The English Defense #9
GM Larry Christiansen
More Championship blasts from the Past
GM Boris Alterman
The Hennig-Schara Gambit #3
GM Joel Benjamin
GM Baadur Jobava - GM Shakhriyar Mamedyarov
CM Dan Heisman
Zugzwang

October  2013

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
    1 2 3 4 5
    Watson
Repertoire for Black - The English Defense #1
GM Larry Christiansen
Attacking on the g-file
GM Boris Alterman
The Evans Gambit #3
GM Joel Benjamin
GM Urii Eliseev - GM Yu Yangyi
CM Dan Heisman
Was the Loss Inevitable?
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
GM Alex Yermolinsky
Botvinnik... Kramnik, who's next? #1
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Candidates 2007: Aronian vs. Carlsen - Part 1
Watson
Repertoire for Black - The English Defense #2
GM Larry Christiansen
Unsound but effective!
GM Boris Alterman
The Evans Gambit #4
GM Joel Benjamin
GM Dmitry Andreikin - GM Sergey Karjakin
CM Dan Heisman
Tabiya 16 - Caro Kann, Classical Variation
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
GM Alex Yermolinsky
Botvinnik... Kramnik, who's next? #2
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Candidates 2007: Aronian vs. Carlsen - Part 2
Watson
Repertoire for Black - The English Defense #3
GM Larry Christiansen
They were Expendable
GM Boris Alterman
The Cochrane Gambit #1
GM Joel Benjamin
GM Nisipeanu - GM Caruana
CM Dan Heisman
Fighting Sveshnikov
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
GM Alex Yermolinsky
Botvinnik... Kramnik, who's next? #3
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Candidates 2007: Aronian vs. Carlsen - Part 3
Watson
Repertoire for Black - The English Defense #4
GM Larry Christiansen
Petrosian takeout
GM Boris Alterman
The Cochrane Gambit #2
GM Joel Benjamin
GM Matlakov - GM Eljanov

CM Dan Heisman
Exposing King OK but Later Mistakes Fatal

27 28 29 30 31    
GM Alex Yermolinsky
Botvinnik... Kramnik, who's next? #4
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
World Cup 2007: Carlsen - Adams and Kamsky - Carlsen
Watson
Repertoire for Black - The English Defense #5
GM Larry Christiansen
The Champ Throws a Mean Punch
GM Boris Alterman
The Cochrane Gambit #3
   

September  2013

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
GM Alex Yermolinsky
Tromso Heroes #1
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Rapid wonder
Watson
Repertoire for Black - The Chigorin #4
GM Larry Christiansen
Attack with Andreikin!
GM Boris Alterman
The Dashing Danish #1
GM Joel Benjamin
GM Viktor Bologan - GM Ian Nepomniachtchi
CM Dan Heisman
Sometimes the Underdog Reigns
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
GM Alex Yermolinsky
Tromso Heroes #2
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
PCA 1995: Anand vs. Kasparov - Part 1
Watson
Repertoire for Black - The Chigorin #5
GM Larry Christiansen
LarryC Summer Clearance
GM Boris Alterman
The Dashing Danish #2
GM Joel Benjamin
IM Angel Espinosa Aranda vs. GM Ivan Salgado Lopez
CM Dan Heisman
Sneaky Pin Missed Repeatedly
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
GM Alex Yermolinsky
Tromso Heroes #3
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
PCA 1995: Anand vs. Kasparov - Part 2
Watson
Repertoire for Black - The Chigorin #6
GM Larry Christiansen
LarryC Summer Clearance Semi-Finals
GM Boris Alterman
The Evans Gambit #1
GM Joel Benjamin
GM Ian Nepomniachtchi vs. GM Alexander Moiseenko
CM Dan Heisman
Dan vs Computer #5 Verbalized Slow Game
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
GM Alex Yermolinsky
Tromso Heroes #4
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
PCA 1995: Anand vs. Kasparov - Part 3
Watson
Repertoire for Black - The Chigorin #7
GM Larry Christiansen
LarryC Summer Clearance Finals - A Rousing Rauzer!
GM Boris Alterman
The Evans Gambit #2
GM Joel Benjamin
GM Fabien Libiszewski vs. GM Romain Edouard
CM Dan Heisman
Dan vs Computer #5 Verbalized Slow Game #2
29 30          
GM Alex Yermolinsky
Tromso Heroes #5
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
PCA 1995: Anand vs. Kasparov - Part 4
         

August  2013

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
          2 3
          GM Joel Benjamin
GM Ray Robson - GM Lu Shanglei
CM Dan Heisman
Up and Down vs Expert
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
GM Alex Yermolinsky
Two Pawns down but alive and kicking #1
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
A decade of rivarly - Part 2
Watson
Repertoire for Black - The French #21
GM Larry Christiansen
Stein's Salute with Two Shots of Ruy
  GM Joel Benjamin
GM Alexander Moiseenko - GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave
CM Dan Heisman
Just One -Easy- Recapture in the Deep Endgame
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
GM Alex Yermolinsky
Two Pawns down but alive and kicking #2
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
A decade of rivarly - Part 3
Watson
Repertoire for Black - The Chigorin #1
GM Larry Christiansen
Reporting from Tromso, Norway
  GM Joel Benjamin
GM Ray Robson - GM Andrei Volokitin
CM Dan Heisman
Recognizing Tactical One Plus Ones
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
GM Alex Yermolinsky
Two Pawns down but alive and kicking #3
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
The Game of the Century
Watson
Repertoire for Black - The Chigorin #2
GM Larry Christiansen
Northern highLights from Tromso
  GM Joel Benjamin
GM Nikita Vitiugov - GM Markus Ragger
CM Dan Heisman
Another Immortal Game
25 26 27 28 29 30 31
GM Alex Yermolinsky
Two Pawns down but alive and kicking #4
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Garry's masterpiece
Watson
Repertoire for Black - The Chigorin #3
GM Larry Christiansen
Tomashevky a Surgeon not Swashbuckler
  GM Joel Benjamin
GM Evgeny Tomashevsky - GM Levon Aronian
CM Dan Heisman
A Real Spielmann Sacrifice

July  2013

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
  1 2 3 4 5 6
  GM Ronen Har-Zvi
The Match that changed Chess history - Part 4
Watson
Repertoire for Black - The French #16
GM Larry Christiansen
The G-man Handcuffs Alekseev
  GM Joel Benjamin
GM Ruslan Ponomariov - GM Pavel Eljanov
CM Dan Heisman
Silly Mistakes Lead to Instructive Endgame
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
GM Alex Yermolinsky
Why did Magnus lose that rook ending #1
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Botvinnik vs. Bronstein - Part 1
Watson
Repertoire for Black - The French #17
GM Larry Christiansen
Wild Norwegian Slam-on as Adams Smokes Agdestein
  GM Joel Benjamin
GM Dimitri Reinderman - GM Wouter Spoelman
CM Dan Heisman
Tabiya 15 - Qc2 (Classical) Nimzo-Indian
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
GM Alex Yermolinsky
Why did Magnus lose that rook ending #2
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Botvinnik vs. Bronstein - Part 2
Watson
Repertoire for Black - The French #18
GM Larry Christiansen
Spassky's shows Kan-do Spirit
  GM Joel Benjamin
GM Ni Hua - GM Eduardo Iturrizaga
CM Dan Heisman
The Most Common Opening Inaccuracies
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
GM Alex Yermolinsky
Why did Magnus lose that rook ending #3
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Botvinnik vs. Bronstein - Part 3
Watson
Repertoire for Black - The French #19
GM Larry Christiansen
Spassky Chimes in Moscow 1973
  GM Joel Benjamin
GM Victor Mikhalevski - GM Parimarjan Negi
CM Dan Heisman
One Sneaky Pin Too Many
28 29 30 31      
GM Alex Yermolinsky
Why did Magnus lose that rook ending #4
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
A decade of rivarly - Part 1
Watson
Repertoire for Black - The French #20
GM Larry Christiansen
Symphony of Attack with the SteinWay
     

June  2013

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
            1
            CM Dan Heisman
Playing Too Fast at Wrong Time
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
GM Alex Yermolinsky
Back from Chicago #1
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
The Great Struggle - Part 3
Watson
Repertoire for Black - The French #12
GM Larry Christiansen
Steady, Focused Attack gets a Leg Up in Legica
GM Boris Alterman
Play with Pawns #1
GM Joel Benjamin
GM Gata Kamsky - GM Alexander Grischuk
CM Dan Heisman
Endgame Advantage Fades to Loss
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
GM Alex Yermolinsky
Back from Chicago #2
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
The Match that changed Chess history - Part 1
Watson
Repertoire for Black - The French #13
GM Larry Christiansen
Larry on the European Championship - Part 4
GM Boris Alterman
Play with Pawns #2
GM Joel Benjamin
GM Leon Hoyos - GM Ray Robson
CM Dan Heisman
Clever Defense and Good Technique
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GM Alex Yermolinsky
Back from Chicago #3
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
The Match that changed Chess history - Part 2
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Repertoire for Black - The French #14
GM Larry Christiansen
Tal's Telltale Talent tills Tolya to tap Tallin Tally
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The Real and Mythical Outside Passed Pawn
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Back from Chicago #4
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The Match that changed Chess history - Part 3
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Repertoire for Black - The French #15
GM Larry Christiansen
Pearl from Porz--Brilliant but Flawed
GM Boris Alterman
Play with Pawns #4
GM Joel Benjamin
GM Alexander Areshchenko - GM Anatoly Karpov
CM Dan Heisman
A Ton of Instructive Mistakes
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GM Alex Yermolinsky
Back from Chicago #5
           

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Throwing the Kitchen Sink Failed
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Same Color Bishop Endings #1
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1986 U.S. Championship - Rohde vs. Kogan
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'Good' and 'Bad' Bishops #1
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Little Mistakes Add up - Then Subtract
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Same Color Bishop Endings #2
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Ivanchuk vs. Jussupov- 1991 Candidates Match
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Larry reports from the US Championship
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'Good' and 'Bad' Bishops #2
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Strong Player's Fast Play Not Punished
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Same Color Bishop Endings #3
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
The Great Struggle - Part 1
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GM Larry Christiansen
Liviu and Let Fly - Romanian Rollup in Legica
GM Boris Alterman
'Good' and 'Bad' Bishops #3
GM Joel Benjamin
GM Maxim Rodshtein - GM Ian Nepomniachtchi
CM Dan Heisman
The Better Analyst Wins - Barely
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GM Alex Yermolinsky
Same Color Bishop Endings #4
GM Ronen Har-Zvi
The Great Struggle - Part 2
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Repertoire for Black - The French #11
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The Importance of Beating Ernst
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'Good' and 'Bad' Bishops #4
GM Joel Benjamin
GM Yannick Pelletier - IM Andreas Hagen
 

 

   IM Mark Ginsburg Feb 14, 2011 

 


Upholding the Sicilian: Smith-Morra Gambit #2     Members : Full show
Upholding the Sicilian: Smith-Morra Gambit #1    

John Watson is on break the next two weeks. IM Mark Ginsburg will be stepping in with an excellent video series Upholding the Sicilian: Smith-Morra Gambit.

The Sicilian Defense is by far Black's most popular answer to 1 e4 at all levels of chess - but many White players prefer to avoid the main lines by playing one of the multitude of so-called ‘Anti-Sicilian' lines on offer. These alternatives to 2 Nf3 include the primitive but dangerous Grand Prix Attack, one or two wild gambits, and also some tedious and niggling variations such as the Alapin with 2. c3, the Closed Sicilian, the Moscow/Rossolimo with 3. Bb5(+) and the KIA which are all designed to stamp out any fun Black was envisaging when playing 1...c5.

But fear not, because there's an antidote to it all: "Upholding the Sicilian" by IM Mark Ginsburg, who in a new video series provides a reliable repertoire to all those annoying sidelines!

  Winter Blunderland #2 December 

 

   GM Akobian's "French Connection" Dec 29, 2011 

 

The Holiday season is always a favorite time of the year to watch The French Connection, and here on ICC Chess.FM, we have our own version of the cult classic with a new series of GM Varuzhan "Popeye" Akobian videos based on his own ideas and repertoire as a lifelong maven of the French Defense!

Akobian's French Connection is a new five-part series that will give everyone from beginner to expert player the framework for further research on a reliable system to meet 1 e4 with e6!


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12/29/2011 Unusual sidelines
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GM Boris Alterman will be on holiday throughout December and Gambit Guide  will be back again in January 2012.



   London Chess Classic 2011 Dec 3rd - 12th 

 

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Yermo GM Suat Atalik
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Yermo GM Suat Atalik
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Yermo GM Peter Svidler
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Yermo GM Suat Atalik
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Yermo GM Suat Atalik
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Yermo GM Suat Atalik
"Atalik"
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Yermo GM Suat Atalik
"Atalik"
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Yermo GM Suat Atalik
"Atalik"
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Yermo GM Suat Atalik
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Yermo GM Suat Atalik
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Yermo GM Peter Svidler
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 "Positional Exchange Sacrifice" Nov 01, 2011 

 

"Positional Exchange Sacrifice" by FM Valeri Lilov (Tiger-Lilov)

While IM John Watson takes a well-earned break from his regular show Beyond the Opening, his spot for the next two Tuesdays is filled by FM Valeri Lilov, with a bonus 4-part video series for members on positional exchange sacrifices. Pt 1 & 2 are shown together, with 3 & 4 next week.

 
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   "Chess Talk" June 12, 2011 

 

Janis Nisii
Janis Nisii

Levon Aronian
GM Levon Aronian   part 2  FREE PREVIEW | Full show (Members-Only)

This month  (Tue., 7 June ), replacing IM John Watson for now as guest host of Chess Talk will be international chess journalist Janis Nisii (Janis on ICC).  Janis lives and works in Italy and has reported on several major elite tournaments for magazines such as New In Chess, Chess (UK), 64 (Russia), Europe Echecs (France), Jaque (Spain), Schach (Germany) and Torre & Cavallo (Italy).

And her very special guest in a two-part Chess Talk special needs no introduction, as it is world No.3 and recent candidate Levon Aronian.  Levon Aronian has led tiny chess mad Armenia to two Olympiad Golds in 2006 and 2008 and his most recent victory was winning the final Amber Tournament in Monte Carlo. 


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   39th Chess Olympiad Oct 3, 2010 

 

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GM Alex Yermolinsky Olympiad GOTD Special #1
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GM Larry Christiansen Olympiad GOTD Special #2
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Thur, 23 Sept
GM Joel Benjamin Olympiad GOTD Special #3
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Fri, 24 Sept
GM Larry Christiansen Olympiad GOTD Special #4
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Sat, 25 Sept
GM Joel Benjamin Olympiad GOTD Special #5
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Mon, 27 Sept
GM Alex Yermolinsky Olympiad GOTD Special #6
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Tue, 28 Sept
GM Gregory Kaidanov Olympiad GOTD Special #7
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GM Nick DeFirmian Olympiad GOTD Special #8
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Thur, 30 Sept
GM Alex Yermolinsky Olympiad GOTD Special #9
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GM Alex Yermolinsky Olympiad GOTD Special #10
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GM Alex Yermolinsky Olympiad GOTD Special #11
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   Dortmund 2010 July, 2010 

 

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IM Mark Ginsburg             GM Peter Leko vs. GM Arkadij Naiditsch                     
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   4th Bazna Kings June, 2010 

 

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GM Larry Christiansen
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   World Championship "GAME OF THE DAY" May 11, 2010 

 

N Name FED FIDE 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 PTS
1 Vishy Anand IND 2787 0 1 ½ 1 ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ 1 6.5
2 Vesselin Topalov BUL 2805 1 0 ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ ½ 0 5.5
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   Amber 2010 Mar 13-25, 2010 

 

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   Linares 2010 Feb 13-24, 2010 

 

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GM Alex Yermolinsky GM Veselin Topalov vs. GM Boris Gelfand
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   Corus 2010 Jan 16-31, 2010 

 

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GM Gawain Jones  GM Alexei Shirov vs. GM Leinier Dominguez
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London 2009

   London Chess Classic 2009 December 8-15, 2009 

 

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 GM Larry Christiansen  GM Ni Hua vs. GM David Howell
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   Tal Memorial 2009 November 5-14, 2009 

 

Mikhail Tal has a special place in the hearts of most chess players. Tal deeply loved the game of chess and believed "Chess, first of all, is Art." Fittingly, the 2009 Tal Memorial in honor of the "Magician from Riga" is the strongest tournament of the year, and one of the strongest fields of all time. MORE INFO.

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GM Jon Speelman  GM Vassily Ivanchuk vs. GM Vladimir Kramnik
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   NANJING 2009 October, 2009 

 

The 2nd Nanjing Pearl Spring Chess Tournament takes place 27th Sept - 9th October 2009 in Nanjing, China. The total prize fund is $365,000 (250,000 Euros) and event is part of the Grand Slam series, with the winner getting an automatic seat into next year’s Grand Slam Masters Final. MORE INFO.

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GM Larry Christiansen  GM Magnus Carlsen vs. GM Dmitry Jakovenko
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   Bilbao 2009 September 6-12, 2009 

 

Bilbao starts on Sept. 6 and runs through the 12th. ICC will have live coverage each day, along with the "Game of the Day" video. For more information, please see the official event page.
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GM Nick DeFirmian
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   IM Alex Lenrman's  "Endgame for Beginners"  
Endings for Beginners

IM Alex Lenderman provides a two-part, introductory lecture about chess endings. Follow along as he annotates moves upon the board for play-by-play action.

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   Pete Tamburro's  "The Sizzling Scandinavian"  
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The Scandinavian Defense (or Centre Counter) has risen in a relatively short time from being a theoretical backwater to a fully-blown main line opening. Its change in name to the Scandinavian came in the mid-1980s with its rehabilitation at top level by Denmark's Bent Larsen. And its rise since then has been nothing short of meteoric, even being used with great effect by Vishy Anand in his unsuccessful 1995 world title match against Garry Kasparov.

Against 1 e4, the Scandinavian is hugely popular at club level because Black gains a minor psychological victory by setting the agenda from the off with 1..d5! And in his new ICC Chess.FM series on the Scandinavian, Pete Tamburro explores the 2...Qxd5 lines in five videos (and with a two volume set to come later on 2 ..Nf6) that will take you through all the key themes and strategies required for Black to play this popular, and easy-to-play opening with confidence - and sizzling success!

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   FREE Video Selection  

This service is FREE to members and non-members of the ICC as a sampler of our full 4 hour daily shows hosted by Mig Greengard, featuring the famed New In Chess Trivia Quiz, where each day listeners to the show can win a 1-year subscription to New In Chess magazine.

NH tournament 2009 (Aug 20 - 31)
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MrHat(GM) GM Nakamura vs. GM Ljubojevic
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LarryC(GM) GM Yifan vs. GM Ljubojevic
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N-DeFirmian(GM) GM Beliavsky vs. GM Nakamura
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MrHat(GM) GM Stellwagen vs. GM Van Wely
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LarryC(GM) GM Svidler vs. GM Nakamura
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LarryC(GM) GM Smeets vs. GM Beliavsky
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Kaidanov(GM) GM Heine Nielsen vs. GM Smeets
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MrHat(GM) GM Caruana vs. GM Heine Nielsen
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MrHat(GM) GM Van Wely vs. GM Stellwagen
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LarryC(GM) GM Nakamura vs. GM Svidler

For more information about the NH tournament, please see the official event page.

 
Dortmund 2009 (July 2nd - 12th)
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LarryC(GM) GM Carlsen vs. GM Jakovenko
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LarryC(GM) GM Jakovenko vs. GM Naiditsch
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Kaidanov(GM) GM Naiditsch vs. GM Leko
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Indiana-Jones(GM) GM Naiditsch vs. GM Kraminik
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N-DeFirmian(GM) GM Leko vs. GM Bacrot
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N-DeFirmian(GM) GM Jakovenko- GM Carlsen
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Speelman(GM) GM Bacrot vs. GM Kramnik
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LarryC(GM) GM Kramnik vs. GM Carlsen
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N-DeFirmian(GM) GM Jakovenko vs. GM Kramnik
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MrHat(GM) GM Kramnik vs. GM Naiditsch

Full Dortmund 2009 coverage and results can be found here.

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IM Alex Lenderman
05.23.08
Smith Morra Gambit (3/3)
IM Alex Lenderman
09.04.07
Smith Morra Gambit (2/3)
IM Alex Lenderman
08.27.07
Smith Morra Gambit (1/3)
IM Alex Lenderman
08.20.07
Openings for Beginners
IM Alex Lenderman
07.03.07
French Winawer with 5.Bd2
GM Perelshteyn
07.30.06
The English Opening: Benko vs. Botvinnik
Pete Tamburro
07.13.06
The English Opening: Botvinnik vs. Soderberg
Pete Tamburro
06.21.06
The English Opening: Botvinnik vs. Smyslov
Pete Tamburro
04.30.06
The English Opening according to Botvinnik
Pete Tamburro
04.17.06
The English Opening according to Botvinnik II
Pete Tamburro
04.17.06
Colle/Zukertort System: Colle vs. Grunfeld
IM Mark Diesen
11.15.04
Kings Indian: GM Kasparov vs. GM Carlsen
IM Mark Diesen
06.19.04
English attack: GM Illescas vs. GM Rowson
IM Mark Diesen
06.24.04
Two Knights Defense: 4. Ng5
GM Larry Christiansen
05.04.04

 

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