Skip to main content
9 votes
Accepted

Where to find chess videos where an expert explains their moves real-time

I am sure this answer only scratches the surface of what you are asking for but here are some video narrations by the player for games of 10 minutes or longer. Rapid Games: Rapid Games by GM Hikaru ...
SecretAgentMan's user avatar
3 votes

As a beginner, should I concern myself with pawn structure during opening, or just focus on developing my knights and bishops and winning time?

The following is a crash-course in - general - opening theory. It is less about the concrete position but about general principles and their application. I hope it will indirectly answer your ...
bakunin's user avatar
  • 347
2 votes

For a beginner focused on reducing blunders, should I study positional theory or tactics more?

The real problem you face as a beginner is that you are overwhelmed: there are 32 pieces on the board and you need to be aware of any possible interaction between any number of them - a gargantuan ...
bakunin's user avatar
  • 347
2 votes

For a beginner focused on reducing blunders, should I study positional theory or tactics more?

You should train tactics more. Any positional move or longer strategy is useless if the position on the board allows you or your opponent to finish the game in a few moves by a forced continuation, so ...
MikeTrans's user avatar
2 votes

Where to find chess videos where an expert explains their moves real-time

YouTube search: Eric Rosen Chess. The guy's really good and some of his longer games he takes the time to do this, and some of the times he doesn't. I've seen what this guy can do and how fast he can ...
Joshua's user avatar
  • 344
2 votes

Where to find chess videos where an expert explains their moves real-time

Perhaps a bit dated - but also consider https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCP6ry1xoWJL5aiO8LxVabuw or similar
sjb-2812's user avatar
1 vote
Accepted

As a beginner, should I concern myself with pawn structure during opening, or just focus on developing my knights and bishops and winning time?

This is a good question that won't be answered the same way by every chess player or coach. I personally belive that an healthy mix between looking at openings, solving tactic puzzles and knowing some ...
OneTrickDragon's user avatar
1 vote
Accepted

How do you systematically analyze an arbitrary chess position?

I am writing some sort of a booklet on middlegames. Accurate position evaluation is clearly the number one factor in finding correct plans and moves. I am advocating the idea that rather than asking ...
Behnam Esmayli's user avatar
1 vote

How large can a rating difference become before either player realizes it's not worth engaging in a game?

The published rating of a player is not the same as a perfectly correct rating of a players strength. It is easy for a low rated player to improve faster then a rating (over the board) system can ...
Ian Ringrose's user avatar

Only top scored, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible