50 Years of Tal-Botvinnik (4 DVDs) – GM Jesse Kraai

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Game by game analysis of this historic event presented by Grandmaster Jesse Kraai. In 1960 Mikhail Botvinnik was the pillar of “scientific chess” and champion of the world. Then a young genius, Mikhail Tal, the “Wizard of Riga”, put the magic back in the game by defeating Botvinnik with spectacular tactics in one of the most dramatic and celebrated world championship matches of all time.

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Game by game analysis of this historic event presented by Grandmaster Jesse Kraai.In 1960 Mikhail Botvinnik was the pillar of “scientific chess” and champion of the world. Then a young genius, Mikhail Tal, the “Wizard of Riga”, put the magic back in the game by defeating Botvinnik with spectacular tactics in one of the most dramatic and celebrated world championship matches of all time. This was just the beginning of an historic rivalry that was to last for half a century. These historic games are clearly analyzed by Grand Master Jesse Kraai, who then presents a game from his own.Content: Over 9.5 hours of instruction and analysis in a series of 20 lectures. Includes the BONUS LECTURE: Applying 50 years of Tal- Botvinnik.Users rated this series: 4.65 out of 5Chess Fans have said: Great super excellent. – As always Dr. Kraai is so much deeper than the “look at my great game ” approach so often taken by others. – As always, a wonderful lecture from Jesse. The game looked effortless. – This is a fantastic lecture. I love the insights you gave into your decision making process. – superb video love how GM Jesse Kraai always talks to his pieces when playing chess. and a real nice game very instructive i thought. – Perfect! – awesome.- Great lecture (as always), and a very impressive game. Thanks again GM Kraai.GM Jesse Kraai currently resides in Richmond, 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.OUTLINE1. French Defense: Winawer, Classical VariationMatch: Mikhail Tal vs.Mikhail BotvinnikRun Time: 00:28:592. Benoni: Uhlmann VariationMatch: Mikhail Botvinnik vs. Mikhail TalRun Time: 00:21:163. Caro-Kann: Two Knights, 3…Bg4Match: Mikhail Tal vs. Mikhail BotvinnikRun Time: 00:32:404. Nimzo-Indian Defense: Saemisch VariationMatch: Mikhail Botvinnik vs. Mikhail TalRun Time: 00:32:275. Caro-KannMatch: Mikhail Tal vs. Mikhail BotvinnikRun Time: 00:30:516. King’s Indian: Fianchetto, Classical Main LineMatch  Mikhail Botvinnik vs. Mikhail TalRun Time: 00:32:567. Caro-Kann: Classical VariationMatch: Mikhail Tal vs. Mikhail BotvinnikRun Time: 00:22:178. Queen’s Pawn GameMatch: Mikhail Botvinnik vs. Mikhail TalRun Time: 00:35:349. Caro-Kann: Classical VariationMatch: Mikhail Tal vs. Mikhail BotvinnikRun Time: 00:31:2010. King’s Indian: Saemisch, OrthodoxMatch: Mikhail Botvinnik vs. Mikhail TalRun Time: 00:31:2411. Neo-GruenfeldMatch: Mikhail Tal vs. Mikhail BotvinnikRun Time: 00:45:2312. Queen’s Gambit Declined: Semi-TarraschMatch: Mikhail Botvinnik vs. Mikhail TalRun Time: 00:34:1413. Opening N/A Game 13 and 14Match: Mikhail Tal vs. Mikhail BotvinnikRun Time: 00:17:5314. Caro-Kann: Classical VariationMatch: Mikhail Tal vs. Mikhail BotvinnikRun Time: 00:34:3515. Nimzo-Indian: Saemisch VariationMatch: Mikhal Botvinnik vs. Mikhail TalRun Time: 00:27:1416. Caro-Kann: Classical VariationMatch: Mikhail Tal vs. Mikhail BotvinnikRun Time: 00:36:5217. Nimzo-Indian: Saemisch VariationMatch: Mikhail Botvinnik vs. Mikhail TalRun Time: 00:21:1018. Dutch: Leningrad, Main VariationMatch: Mikhail Tal vs. Mikhail BotvinnikRun Time: 00:29:1219. Nimzo-Indian: Saemisch VariationMatch: Mikhail Botvinnik vs. Mikhail TalRun Time: 00:30:5620. Applying 50 Years of Tal-BotvinnikKing’s Indian: Torre AttackMatch: Jesse Kraai vs. Andy LeeRun Time: 00:26:01Originally Produced by ChessLecture.com LLC | © 2014 All Rights Reserved30 Day 100% Money Back GuaranteeYou must be thrilled with this purchase, and it must transform your chess the way I state in this letter, or I don’t want your money. Try it out and if you don’t agree that it’s an amazing program and worth more than you paid, keep all your money. If for any reason you’re not satisfied with the purchase just ask for your money back. It doesn’t get any easier than that.

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