Carlsen is the new World Chess Champion! (FINAL ROUND COVERAGE)
Posted on November 22,2013 By GM Damian Lemos in Strategy & Game Review, Tournament Updates, All Articles w/ Videos. Magnus Carlsen is the new world chess champion! In this video, GM Damian Lemos analyzes Round 10 of the world chess championship between Magnus Carlsen and Vishy Anand. Magnus needed just a draw to get the world champioshipn title. He opens the game with 1.e4 and Anand tries the Sicilian. We’ll see a Rossolimo variation where White enjoys a plus due to his space advantage and after a couple of trades a draw-looking endgame arises. However, Carlse[…]
FIDE World Chess Championship India – ROUND 9
Posted on November 21,2013 By GM Damian Lemos in Strategy & Game Review, Tournament Updates, All Articles w/ Videos. In this video GM Damian Lemos analyzes Round 9 of the World chess championship between Anand-Carlsen. Anand had to play for a win (considering the match situation) and he opens the game with 1.d4 ( First surprise!). Magnus plays the NimzoIndian defense and we get a complex middlegame soon, where White fires a strong kingside attack whereas Black gets a second queen by promoting on b1.. White makes a mistake with Nf1? allowing an easy defense .. a[…]
Advanced Chess Endgames with GM Susan Polgar
Posted on November 21,2013 By William in All Articles w/ Videos, Beginner’s Corner. It can be difficult for intermediate and advanced players to incorporate studying chess endgames into their chess training regimen, however it is vital to the progress of the intermediate and advanced player to devote time and energy to studying endgames. Think about the best player in the world today, Magnus Carlsen who is certainly not known for his deep opening preparation but manages to grind out every potential advantage into a full point by[…]
World Chess Championship 2013 – Round 8 – (Analysis by GM Har-Zvi)
Posted on November 19,2013 By OnlineChessLessons.NET Contributor in Tournament Updates, All Articles w/ Videos. The 8th game of the world championship, was pretty much a made draw, out of almost 20 moves of theory, many exchanges and into the pawn endgame. Carlsen with 2 points lead, and only 4 games left to play is not pressing, why should he? the big question is what is Anands game, or has he already gave up the match? Now he looks to be fighting for the honor. For chess fans out there, let’s see if the world champ can get something with the white pieces[…]
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