View unanswered posts | View active topics It is currently Wed Jun 20, 2018 9:49 am



 [ 5 posts ] 
kamus - Chess Beauty #50 [5:55] 
Author Message
Video Manager

Joined: Sun Feb 25, 2007 6:17 pm
Posts: 524
 kamus - Chess Beauty #50 [5:55]
Poster: kamus
Rating Class: Class B (1600-1800) | Videos Made: 241
Login or register to rate this video...
Average Rating: 5.00 (5)

Video Tags: Alfonso the Tapdancing Wildebeest Blandford Endgame Study UNICEF

Video Download: Login or register to download this video for your iPhone/iPod Touch

Like (Login Required)
Liked By: Fox, sfarmer29, druid, thechesser, Slicri, Kornrade, eimaj


Tue Sep 04, 2012 11:25 am
King
User avatar

Joined: Sat Feb 12, 2011 11:10 am
Posts: 261
Location: Southern Germany
Rating: 2249
Rating Class: National Master
 Re: kamus - Chess Beauty #50 [5:55]
I was rather surprised about the study author, because I knew that one being from Guljajev.
In fact the position was published by Blandford 1949 and Guljajev 1956 both giving the identical solution... according to van der Heijden's study base.

It's a pity that the "chess beauty" series should end now.
Thank you for 50 episodes.


Tue Sep 04, 2012 12:14 pm
Site Moderator
Site Moderator
User avatar

Joined: Wed Aug 27, 2008 1:39 pm
Posts: 2859
Location: Maryland, USA
Rating: 1698
Rating Class: Class B (1600-1800)
 Re: kamus - Chess Beauty #50 [5:55]
Thanks Zeitnotakrobat! I will definitely continue with the series after a break- I just have other stuff I want to get to. As far as the two identical studies, it's possible that it is simply a coincidence, given that the position is relatively simple and the play relatively forcing. On the other hand, considering that the endgame study world is a relatively small one, it's difficult to believe that most of the composers aren't aware of each other's work.

Thanks for your support of this series. :)

_________________
illigetimi non carborundum.


Tue Sep 04, 2012 1:12 pm
Site Moderator
Site Moderator
User avatar

Joined: Mon Jan 26, 2009 4:07 pm
Posts: 1492
Location: Tucson, Arizona USA
Rating: 2014U
Rating Class: Expert (2000-2200)
 Re: kamus - Chess Beauty #50 [5:55]
I'll miss the series, I found it enjoyable to say the least. I do like your idea of coffee house chess openings. I have a friend who loves these quirky openings and I have faced many Latvians, Elephant Gambits, Jerome Gambits, Paris Gambits et al. They can be a lot of fun in blitz games.

Want a short short short video? Do an anthology of all my brilliant moves! Can a 30 second video appeal to anyone?

At any rate I am looking forward to your next series as you always have something interesting to show us.

_________________
Steve Farmer
http://www.youtube.com/user/StoopidBishop?feature=mhee


Tue Sep 04, 2012 2:01 pm
King

Joined: Sat Aug 08, 2009 3:48 pm
Posts: 626
Location: Germany
Rating Class: Expert (2000-2200)
 Re: kamus - Chess Beauty #50 [5:55]
Congrats on the milestone! I love this series and I'll be there for its return. Definitely looking forward to the next project, for now.


Tue Sep 04, 2012 2:05 pm
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
   [ 5 posts ] 

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 0 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
cron
Powered by phpBB © 2000, 2002, 2005, 2007 phpBB Group.
Designed by STSoftware for PTF