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Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Learn From Chess Grandmasters - Aronian-Ivanchuk - Nalchik 2009

I have been writing about positions with bishops of opposite colour for a while now, and today came across another example on this topic – this time from an endgame with queens. The video has annotations by Russian grandmaster Sergei Shipov, translated into English:

The final position is quite thematic, it’s as if White has an extra piece for the attack – the bishop on e4, and Black can’t defend against threats of Qh3x and Qh7x:


I am always on a search for good free chess videos to watch while exercising, the Crestbook channel on youtube is to be highly recommended.

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