GM Babaev has taught you both sides of the King’s Indian Defense and Attack, but what do you do when your opponent starts with e4?
You can still apply the same ideas as the KID by responding with the Pirc.
GM Babaev shows you exactly how to do it, including tips to turn your knight into a monster against a bad bishop. | Ver vídeo
FM Elliot Liu continues his analysis of an instructive Aron Nimzowitsch game on the art of keeping the initiative.
The game starts with an amazing string of moves by Nimzowitsch that improves his position while keeping his opponent occupied and reacting to threats.
Watch how Nimzowitsch magically turns a dormant rook into a monster in two moves, then optimizes his other pieces. If you’ve ever seen a good knight vs. a bad bishop, you will recognize the power of Nimzo's ultimate plan. | Ver vídeo
In another game where prophylaxis rules the day, GM Khachiyan masterfully restricts black's pieces until he obtains the concrete advantage of good knight versus bad bishop. From there, he ruins his opponent's pawn structure and simplifies into a favorable ending. The finishing tactic is a clever piece trap where he simply outcalculates his lower-rated opponent. The game is low on flash but high on substance! | Ver vídeo
This weekend GM Roman Dzindzichashvili brings us another Member Analysis game full of instructive gems, as well as more brilliant commentary full of classic "Dzindzi" one-liners. Tune in for his excellent description of black's critical mistake (trading a good knight for a bad bishop) and stick around to find out what takes a man from being a billionaire to a millionaire... | Ver vídeo
Well, just take a look at the title! Truly one of the most instructive examples of "Endgame Technique" in chess history... GM Roman guides us, tells the "in-person" version of the story, and sheds light on what was a great example of a "good knight vs bad bishop" ending. Check it out! | Ver vídeo