Karel Traxler was a Czech chess master and a composer of chess problems. He is best known for the hyper-aggressive variation named after him, the Traxler Variation in the Two Knights Defense first shown in a game against Reinisch, played in Hostoun in 1890. Here Valeri takes you through the Traxler and its variations in both theory and practice.
Content: 70 minutes of instruction and analysis in a series of 3 lectures. PGN Included.
Recommended for: Intermediate Players.
Users rated this series: 4.62 out of 5
Chess Fans have said: Thank you for explaining all the different combinations and the logic behind them. This makes this very suitable for an intermediate player like myself.
IM Valeri Lilov is a young chess talent from the small European country of Bulgaria. He is based in Varna, Bulgaria and has been working as a successful chess coach and lecturer over the internet for more than seven years. In 2000 in Moscow, Russia, he became the European Individual School Chess Champion U10 with the record result of 6,5 out of 7. In 2005, he made a record in the history of Bulgarian chess by achieving 32 consecutive wins in national championships, as well as two magnificent victories in simuls against the top Bulgarian grandmasters, Veselin Topalov and Kiril Georgiev.
In 2008 he achieved his highest FIDE rating and in 2013, the title of International Master.
Reinisch vs. Karel Traxler
Run Time: 00:23:08
Mikishka vs. Karel Traxler
Run Time: 00:22:13
Gerard Simon vs. Giertz
Run Time: 00:24:43
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