Smyslov Endgames 3 – GM Jesse Kraai

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Smyslov Endgames 3 – GM Jesse Kraai
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GM Jesse Kraai reviews Vassily Smyslov, his favorite player of all time. Jesse claims studying Smyslov’s endgames helped him become a Grandmaster.
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Smyslov Endgames 3

GM Jesse Kraai reviews Vassily Smyslov, his favorite player of all time. Jesse claims studying Smyslov’s endgames helped him become a Grandmaster.

Vasily Vasilyevich Smyslov (Russian March 24, 1921 – 27 March 2010) was a Soviet and Russian Grandmaster and was World Chess Champion from 1957 to 1958. He was a Candidate for the World Chess Championship eight times (1948, 1950, 1953, 1956, 1959, 1965, 1983, and 1985). Smyslov twice tied for first at the Soviet Championship (1949, 1955), and his total of 17 Chess Olympiad medals won is an all-time record. In five European Team Championships, Smyslov won ten gold medals.

Content: Over 1.5 hours of instruction and analysis in a series of 5 lectures.

Includes: ECO: E48, E54, E53, A13

Users rated this series: 4.76 out of 5

Chess Fans have said: Excellent lecture. I love the way you explain the rationale behind almost every move. Thanks!

GM Jesse Kraai currently resides in Berkeley, California. His most notable chess achievements are winning the Denker Tournament of High School Champions in 1989 and 1990, and competing in the US championship from 2002-2006. Jesse received his final GM norm at the Foxwoods Open 2007 and has a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Heidelberg. Jesse is an active chess coach.

Outline

  • Part XI; Crimping the Opponent’s King
    Vasily Smyslov vs. Thomas Ernst
    Run Time: 00:26:32
  • Part XII; Sensei has a Hangover
    Svetozar Gligoric vs. Vasily Smyslov
    Run Time: 00:27:46
  • Part XIII; The Hanging Pawns
    Vasily Smyslov vs. Aleksander Matanovic
    Run Time: 00:22:19
  • Part XIV; The Catalan Exchange Sacrifice
    Vasily Smyslov vs. Levon Aronian
    Run Time 00:18:57