King’s Indian Masterpieces
International Master Bryan Smith explains King’s Indian strategies illustrated with historical games.
Content: 2.75 hours of chess theory and discussion, with example games, over a series of 5 lectures.
Recommended for: Advanced Players
Users rated this series: 4.5 out of 5
Chess Fans have said: An amazing game and a superb lecture. I really enjoyed all of the lines that you showed. It was entertaining as well as instructive.
IM Bryan Smith grew up in Anchorage, Alaska, and currently resides in Philadelphia, PA. Some of his accomplishments include clear first in the 2008 National Chess Congress, first place in the 2006 U.S. Masters (qualifying to the 2007 U.S. Championship) and first place in the 2008 King’s Island Open, as well as winning many other Grand Prix tournaments. He was on the national champion UMBC chess team from 1999 to 2001. Bryan is the highest rated player ever from Alaska.
- Frantisek Zita vs. David Bronstein (1946)
Part 1: Runtime 27 mins 54 seconds
- Iveri Chighladze vs. Ilia Smirin (2009)
Part 2: Runtime 29 mins 52 seconds
- Oleg Moiseev vs. Vladimir Simagin (1951)
Part 3: Runtime 41 mins 12 seconds
- Alexander Beliavsky vs. John Nunn (1985)
Part 4: Runtime 38 mins 59 seconds
- Chekhover vs. Kasparian (1936)
Part 5: Runtime 30 mins 25 seconds