Det går mycket turneringar just nu men Schacksnack lägger ändå ut en Veckans video eftersom Lucas Andersson nyligen har producerat en om Akiba Rubinstein. Föreläsningarna som Andersson håller håller som vanligt mycket hög klass så missa inte denna när du har råd att avvara två timmar och nästan 13 minuter av ditt schackliga liv.
Här följer en länk till Inbjudan för Hundramannaschacket 2017.
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Här följer en mycket sevärd intervju med Mikhail Tal från 1988. Intervjun sändes i rysk TV men är översatt till engelska.
Lucas Anderson and FM Warren Harper rate Zurich 1953 one of the best chess tournaments ever played. In this lecture, given January 19, 2017, at Center64 (www.center64.com) they make their case why you should view it that way too. Harper will cover illustrative games from the tournament, talking about the contributions to theory essayed at this tournament which are still topical today. Anderson will tell you about the political intrigue behind the tournament, notably by the KGB. In addition he will paint brief biographical portraits of some participants, such as the eventual winner: Vassily Smyslov.
Table of Contents:
00:00 – Introduction
00:00 – Intro
00:50 – History of FIDE
16:43 – Harper’s Overview
18:12 – Taimanov vs. Najdorf (Round 4)
26:14 – Stahlberg vs. Petrosian (Round 11)
31:06 – Kotov vs. Gligoric (Round 25)
57:47 – Opening Ceremony/Venue
1:02:56 – Soviet Player Bios
1:15:36 – Najdorf vs. Petrosian (Round 6)
1:19:01 – Najdorf vs. Geller (Round 28)
1:21:23 – Western Player Bios
1:30:14 – Crosstable/Results
1:33:36 – Tragedy! Szabo vs. Reshevsky
1:38:02 – Brilliancy! Averbakh vs. Kotov
1:48:38 – Geller vs. Smyslov (Round 7)
1:55:54 – Reshevsky vs. Petrosian (Round 2)
2:00:25 – Smyslov vs. Stahlberg (Round 4)
2:03:43 – Political Intrigue/KGB
2:13:22 – Works Cited
Lucas Andersson och FM Warren Harper gave this lecture at Center64 (www.center64.com) on April 24, 2016. Andersson covers the historical and cultural context of the match, and give you information on each side’s roster, while Warren covers four of the notable games of the match. Hopefully you enjoy this video and the never-before-seen photographs taken by Mr. Biagi.
This lecture was given at Center64 (www.center64.com) on February 25, 2014. In this second and final installment, FM Warren Harper and Lucas Anderson present Kasparov’s life from 1993 to the present. Covered topics include the split from FIDE, matches against Deep Blue and the World, dashed hopes for re-unification of the chess world, and Kasparov’s retirement and activities since.
This lecture was given January 28, 2015 at Center64 (www.center64.com). In it, Lucas Anderson presents the story of Garry Kasparov from birth to the year 1993. Learn how a young prodigy from Baku named Garik Weinstein became World Champion Garry Kasparov. Garry’s story also has intersections with political events, notably the era of glasnost and perestroika, the unravelling of the Soviet Union, and the tragedy in Kasparov’s native Azerbaijan. FIDE Master Warren Harper is providing analysis for 4 of Kasparov’s most notable games of this period as well as providing key insights into Kasparov’s style and personality.
In this lecture, given at Center64 (www.center64.com) on August 25, 2016, Lucas Anderson presents the biography of Mikhail Botvinnik while FM Warren Harper analyzes 5 of his instructive games. Our biography focuses on Botvinnik’s rise to World Champion, while our selected games shine a light on Botvinnik’s contributions to modern chess theory.
In this presentation, given April 28, 2016, at Center64 (www.center64.com), Lucas Anderson covers the biography of the longest-reigning chess champion in history, Emanuel Lasker Warren Harper introduces you to his style and quality of play through analysis of 5 notable games.
William Steinitz was the first self-proclaimed world Chess Champion, and his reign of 28 years at the top shows an unparalleled level of dominance. Steinitz founded a new school of chess, the Modern School, emphasizing principled chess and defensive, positional play.
In this two-hour lecture, given at Center64 (www.center64.com) on November 17, 2016, Lucas Anderson covers Steinitz’s biography, while Warren Harper presents several of Steinitz’s best games. We humbly think it will change the way you think about one of the best chess players of all time, and about Steinitz’s role in the development of chess theory.
Grandmaster Varuzhan Akobian reviews a Tigran Petrosian game from the 1956 USSR Championship. Petrosian’s positional artwork was inspirational to Akobian.