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Inside the deep planning at Quality Chess for Jacob’s Thinking Inside the Box book tour of Asia

March 22nd, 2017 18 comments

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Talking to Yusupov about the Yusupov challenge

March 22nd, 2017 12 comments

Vlog 11 – Nikos meets GM Stelios Halkias

March 16th, 2017 3 comments

In this weeks vlog, the experienced Greek GM Stelios Halkias talks a bit about his favourite Quality Chess books and gives to our viewers practical advice on various aspects of chess. It is the kind of things that led Stelios to perform over 2700 elo in the latest Baku Olympiad. He then goes on to show us one of his favourite positions from this Olympiad and gives us a tactical puzzle to solve which the great Nigel Short failed to do when shown!

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Jacob Aagaard book tour of India

March 14th, 2017 19 comments

Grandmaster Jacob Aagaard is going to India to promote his Grandmaster Preparation series in March/April. His tour will give lectures and training seminars in Mumbai (26-27 March), Ahmadabad (28-29 March), New Delhi (30-31 March), Kolkata (2-3 April) and Chennai (4-5 April).

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Vlog 10 – Women’s World Championship and Calculation

February 22nd, 2017 No comments

In this video Jacob shows some tragicomedies from the recent Women’s World Championship and Nikos challenges the readers to calculate deeply and solve an endgame position.

The pgn file can be downloaded here.

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Vlog 9 – Wiijk aan Zee and Hanging Pawns from Playing 1.d4 d5

January 24th, 2017 18 comments

After a (quite long!) break we are back!

In this video Jacob shows two interesting positions. The first is a simple positional decision (taken wrongly) and the second one a brilliant tactical combination.

Nikos is showing two hanging pawns examples from his upcoming book “Playing 1.d4 d5”

The pgn file can be downloaded here.

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Vlog 7 – Two Bishops vs Rook Endgame at the World Championship

December 9th, 2016 16 comments
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Vlog 6 – Two Endgames from the World Championship

December 1st, 2016 10 comments

The pgn file can be downloaded here.

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