Svitlana's Smart Moves - Kasparov's immortal

by Arne Kaehler
11/10/2021 – If you have a favourite book, or a favourite film, our guess is, you have read or watched them more than once. Without a doubt, one of the greatest chess games ever played is the one between Garry Kasparov and Veselin Topalov from 1999 in Wijk aan Zee. A game which you probably looked at more than once already. But how well do we know this game by heart? Svitlana gives us the chance to guess the correct move in eleven crucial moments of the game. How many can you guess?

Surprising Your Opponents with the Lazy Sicilian Surprising Your Opponents with the Lazy Sicilian

In just 60 minutes, you will be well-equipped with a surprise weapon, which will take most of your opponents out of book right from the start.

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Svitlana's Smart Moves - Episode 19

With Svitlana Demchenko and Arne Kaehler

Svitlana Demchenko is an 18-year-old, Canadian WIM and chess coach. Here and now, she will teach us plenty of smart moves on the board, ranging from tactics, strategies, openings, and anything else chess related. In the process, I'm happy to be available as a student at club player level, and pester the Women's International Master with questions. Anyone who wants to strengthen their chess skills is welcome to watch, and actively replay the positions from the video, on our chessboard.

Here is a fine article by Carlos Colodro about Kasparov's immortal, and the story around this special game.

Surprising Your Opponents with the Lazy Sicilian

In just 60 minutes, you will be well-equipped with a surprise weapon, which will take most of your opponents out of book right from the start.

If you like Svitlana's Smart moves, you will certainly enjoy her video lectures about "Surprising your opponents with the Lazy Sicilian"

Not yet available, but this is how Svitlana's newest Fritztrainer will look like.

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Arne Kaehler, a creative thinker who is passionate about board games in general was born in Hamburg and learned how to play chess at a very young age. Through teaching chess to youth teams and creating chess content on YouTube, Arne was able to extend this passion onto others and has even made an online chess course for anyone who wants to learn how to play this game. Currently, Arne blogs for the English news page of ChessBase and focuses on creating promotional and entertaining articles.
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