Tuesday, May 19, 2009

IM Gregory Shahade (60 Analyzed Chess Games) Videos

Here are 60 (5 Min Blitz Game) Videos Broken Down into their Openings.
(All these Videos are Courtesy of ChessVideo.tv)

All the Games are played and Annotated by IM Greg Shahade against (FM's,IM's and GM's)
The Videos run 20-45 Min each. (The Stars next to each Video are his rating of the quality of the Game and Video)

White

English
curtains vs RFrancisco -------(English 2...d5) ** 13:24
curtains vs Vadux1 (IM)------ (1..e5, Bc5 English) ** 20:57
curtains vs Solondz ----------- (...e5 English) ** 32:31
curtains vs Sunofeast (GM)--- (English 2..d5) ** 26:31
curtains vs KillerChess(IM)--- (English 1..e5) *** 25:44
curtains vs Killer Chess (IM)-- (English 1..e5) ** 23:36
curtains vs jaw (IM)---------- (Sym English 5..e5) **** 44:58
curtains vs jaw (IM)---------- (Sym English ..e5) *** 28:49
curtains vs hoffa ------------- (Eng Rubinstein) ** 26:13
curtains vs kunifax (FM) ----- (English ..e5, Bc5) ** 21:01
curtains vs Chemberlen(IM)-- (Eng 1..e5, 3..c6) *** 39:01
curtains vs jrlu21 ------------ (English 1..b6) ** 20:51
curtains vs Styggen (FM)----- (Sym Eng ..e5) * 15:58
curtains vs Deathsquared ---- (Eng. Reverse Dragon) * 23:41
curtains vs Molton ---------- (Eng 1...d5 2...Nf6) ** 25:32
curtains vs lsokol (IM)------- (Sym English ...Nf6) * 27:42
Dutch
curtains vs mellow------------ (Dutch) *** 24:50
Grunfeld
curtains vs Valet-------------- (Slav/Grunfeld) ***20:13
Kings Indian
curtains vs E-Grivas (GM)----- (Bf4 KID) *** 23:19
curtains vs PK972------------- (Drunken KID) * 9:22
curtains vs Descartes ----------(Closed KID) ***33:48
curtains vs lsokol (IM)--------- (Old Indian) *** 33:22
curtains vs SpinalTap (FM)---- (Closed KID) *** 38:46
curtains vs RaginCaucasian ---- (Closed KID) *** 23:15
Old Indian
curtains vs SibTeam (IM) ------(Old Indian) **18:34
Queens Gambit
curtains vs Chebyshev --------- (QGA) ** 29:43
curtains vs Tigrano (GM) ------ (QGD Tarrasch) **** 31:28
Other
curtains vs mrrolex (FM)-------( Flohr-Mikenas) ** 28:56
emeritus vs curtains ------------(3.Nc3 4.Bb5 Sic.) * 21:48

Black
Bogo-Indian
dark-angel vs curtains ---------- (BogoIndian) *** 19:46
bkwiz (IM) vs curtains ----------(4. Nd2 Bogo) *** 30:21
jinx vs curtains----------------- (Bogo Indian 3. g3) *** 18:54
Aedes (IM) vs curtains --------- (4. Bd2 Bogo) ** 20:25
Colle
YaacovN vs curtains ------------ (Colle) ** 26:03
Wrestler84 vs curtains ----------(Colle) ** 23:03
English
angelesdragon27 vs curtains---- (Sym Eng 5.e4) ** 25:11
YARDBIRD (GM) vs curtains--- (Sym Eng 5..e6) *** 30:27
Marcozy Bind
pokerpicard (GM) vs curtains--- (Marcozy Bind) *** 35:53
Psychik (IM) vs curtains --------(Maroczy Bind) **** 40:40
Nimzo-Indian
Vadux1 (IM) vs curtains-------- (Nimzo 4.Qc2) ** 32:29
Glook (IM) vs curtains --------- (Nimzo 4.a3) * 23:26
olegim (IM) vs curtains ---------(4.Qc2 Nimzo) *** 36:35
Dueces vs curtains --------------(Nimzo 4.e3) ** 40:48
Sicilian
pedrovvv vs curtains ----------- (3.Bc4 Sicilian) * 17:13
observe (GM) vs curtains ------ (c3 Closed Sicilian) ** 31:36
kramnot vs curtains ------------(c3 Sicilian) ** 20:14
robtodd vs curtains ------------ (Closed Sicilian) *** 28:08
Kirlian (IM) vs curtains ---------(c3 Sicilian) ** 23:29
Sicilian Dragon
ZombieRagozin vs curtains -----(g3 Dragon) ** 17:04
Chapaev (GM) vs curtains -----(4.Qxd4 Acc Dragon) *** 25:06
VonLuck vs curtains -----------(Classical Dragon) ** 25:20
contin (IM) vs curtains ---------(Classical Dragon) **** 26:50
GZamfir (IM) vs curtains ------(6.Nde2 Dragon) *** 24:29
GZamfir (IM) vs curtains ------(Acc Dragon) ** 41:17
mathematician vs curtains ----- (g3 Dragon) ** 24:47
Other
Gor (IM) vs curtains ------------(Torre Attack) *** 31:24
El-Marmalade(GM) vs curtains- (..Nd5 Tarrasch) *** 30:33
lighter (IM) vs curtains--------- (Exc. Slav) ** 36:51
curtains vs Dueces ------------- (1. a3!) * 23:10

Monday, May 11, 2009

113 Grandmaster Chess Videos (Free)

I have listed below 113 Grandmaster Videos
courtesy of the Internet Chess Club.
These are all listed under the ICC Chess.FM Free Video Selection.

These are all 14-30 Min Videos of their "Game of the Day"
annotated by Grand Masters.
If you use the link above you can go to the ICC site
and see the games listed by Tournament.

Here are all the Videos Listed by Opening.

Benko Gambit
A58 -van Wely-Carlsen - GM Gregory Kaidanov

Benoni
A56 - Morozevich-Kramnik -GM Nick DeFermain

Budapest Defense
A52 - Kramnik-Mamedyarov - GM Joel Benjamin

Caro-Kann
B10 - Radjabov-Cheparinov - GM Ronen Har-Zvi
B13 - Ivanchuk-Topalov - GM Larry Christiansen
Candidates Round 2.3 - GM Jon Speelman

Catalan

E00 -Gelfand-Polgar - GM John Fedorowicz
E00 -Aronian-Topalov - GM Joel Benjamin
E06 - Gelfand-Anand - GM Ramesh & Arvind Aaron
E06 - Volokitin-Onischuk- GM Larry Christiansen
E06 - Kramnik-Leko - GM John Fedorowicz
E07 - Kramnik vs Shirov-GM Larry Christiansen
Dortmund Round 6 - GM Larry Christiansen
Dortmund Round 4 - GM Jon Speelman

English Opening
A05 - Ivanchuk- Bu Xiangzhi -GM Larry Christiansen
A05 - Kramnik-Carlsen - GM Ronen Har-Zvi

French
C11 -Topalov-Ivanchuk - GM Larry Christiansen

Grunfeld
D80 -Wang Yue-Svidler -GM Ronen Har-Zvi
D85 - Shirov-Ivanchuk - GM Larry Christiansen
D85 -Topalov - Cheparinov - GM Larry Christiansen
Candidates Round 2.5 - GM Jon Speelman

Guioco Piano (Italian Game)
Dortmund Round 1 - GM Joel Benjamin

Kings Indian
E97 -Carlsen-Ivanchuk - GM Joel Benjamin
E98 - Ivanchuk-Cheparinov - GM Ronen Har-Zvi

Modern Defence
A40 -Kramnik vs Mamedyarov - GM Larry Christiansen

Nimzo-Indian
E21 - Jakovenko vs Carlsen - GM Larry Christiansen
Dortmund Round 5 - GM Jon Speelman

Petroff's Defense (Russian Game)
C42 - Anand-Kramnik - GM Ramesh & Arvind Aaron
C42 - Anand-Gelfand - GM Ramesh & Arvind Aaron
C42 - Topalov-Gelfand - GM Ronen Har-Zvi
C42 -Karjakin-Jakovenko - GM Joel Benjamin
C42 - Anand-Kramnik -GM Ronen Har-Zvi
C42 - Ivanchuk vs Kramnik - GM Larry Christiansen
C43 - Kamsky vs Carlsen - GM Larry Christiansen

Queens Gambit Declined
(Albin Counter Gambit)
D08 - Van Wely-Morozevich - GM Joel Benjamin
(Ragozin Defence)
D38 - Grischuk-Morozevich -GM Jon Speelman
(Slav)
D10 - Aronian-Grischuk- GM Larry Christiansen
D11 - Gelfand-Aronian - GM Joel Benjamin
D11 - Aronian-Morozevich -GM Larry Christiansen
D12 - Aronian-Ivanchuk -GM Ronen Har-Zvi
D12 -Navara-Cheparinov - GM Ronen Har-Zvi
D15 -Mamedyarov vs Kramnik - GM Larry Christiansen
D16 - Shirov-Svidler - GM Ronen Har-Zvi
Dortmund Round 3 - GM Jon Speelman
Candidates Round 2.2 - GM John Fedorowicz
Candidates Round 1.6 - GM Varuzhan Akobian
(Semi-Slav)
D31 - Bu Xiangzhi - Cheparinov - GM Joel Benjamin
D37 - Ivanchuk-Eljanov - GM Joel Benjamin
D39 - Gelfand vs Jakovenko - GM Larry Christiansen
D43 -Grischuk-Anand- GM Gregory Kaidanov
D43 -Carlsen-Van Wely -GM Joel Benjamin
D43 - R6 Kramnik-Aronian - GM Jon Speelman
D43 - Aronian-Anand - GM Ramesh & Arvind Aaron
D43 - Grischuk-Svidler -GM Jon Speelman
D43 - Topalov-Kramnik - GM John Fedorowicz
D43 - Ivanchuk - Topalov - GM Joel Benjamin
D43 -Kramnik-Anand - GM Ramesh & Arvind Aaron
D43- Grischuk-Anand - GM Ramesh & Arvind Aaron
D43 - Shirov-Karjakin - GM Larry Christiansen
D45 - Aronian-Topalov - GM Joel Benjamin
D46 - Carlsen-Van Wely - GM Larry Christiansen
D47 - Morozevich-Anand - GM Ramesh & Arvind Aaron
D47 - Gelfand-Anand - GM Larry Christiansen
D47 - Svidler-Karjakin - GM Larry Christiansen

Queens Indian
E12 - Mamedyarov-Carlsen - GM Larry Christiansen
E12 - Morozevich-Aronian - GM Larry Christiansen
E15 - V. Kramnik vs. V. Anand - GM Larry Christiansen
E15 - Mamedyarov-Karjakin - GM Larry Christiansen
E17 - Mamedyarov-Carlsen - GM Larry Christiansen
Candidates Round 1.5 - GM Jon Speelman

Queens Pawn Game
D11 - Xiangzhi - Topalov - GM Nick DeFermian

Ruy Lopez (Spanish Game)
C65 -Nepomniachtchi-Sargissian - GM Larry Christiansen
C67 - Karjakin-Wang Yue - GM Larry Christiansen
C72 - Gashimov-Grischuk - GM Ronen Har-Zvi
C78 - Leko vs Shirov - GM Larry Christiansen
C78 - Leko-Anand - GM Ramesh & Arvind Aaron
C80 -Shirov vs Carlsen - GM Larry Christiansen
C91 - Kamsky vs Shirov - GM Larry Christiansen
(Breyer)
C94 -Shirov vs Kamsky - GM Larry Christiansen
C95 - Inarkiev-Kamsky - GM Larry Christiansen
(Steiniz Defense)
C72 -Shirov vs Mamedyarov - GM Larry Christiansen
(Anti-Marshall)
C88 - Anand-Grischuk - GM Ramesh & Arvind Aaron
C88 -Leko-Grischuk -GM Nick DeFermian
C88- Anand-Grischuk - GM John Fedorowicz
Candidates Round 2.6 - GM Jon Speelman
Candidates Round 2.4 -GM Jon Speelman
(Marshall)
C88 -Topalov-Carlsen -GM Jon Speelman
C88 -Svidler-Anand - GM Ramesh & Arvind Aaron
C89 - Anand-Aronian - GM Ramesh & Arvind Aaron
C89 -Shirov vs Karjakin - GM Larry Christiansen
C89 -Anand-Leko - GM Ramesh & Arvind Aaron
C89 - Anand-Svidler - GM Ramesh & Arvind Aaron

Sicilian Defense
B30 - Mamedyarov-Carlsen - GM Larry Christiansen
B33 - Nisipeanu-Shirov - GM Joel Benjamin
B43 - Gashimov-Svidler - GM Larry Christiansen
B87 - Ivanchuk-Karjakin - GM Joel Benjamin
(Taimanov)
B46 - Navara-Mamedyarov - GM Larry Christiansen
B46 - Dortmund Round 7 -M Larry Christiansen
B48 - Cheparinov - Ivanchuk - GM Nick DeFermain
Dortmund Round 2 - GM Joel Benjamin
(Rossolimo)
B30 - Kamsky vs Shirov- M Larry Christiansen
B30 -Shirov vs Kamsky - GM Larry Christiansen
B31 - Adams-Cheparinov - GM Larry Christiansen
(Dragon)
B77 - Radjabov-Carlsen - GM Larry Christiansen
(Najdorf)
B90 - Anand-Morozevich-GM Larry Christiansen
B90 - Svidler-Grischuk -GM Gregory Kaidanov
B90 - Anand-Topalov - GM Gregory Kaidanov
B90 - Karjakin-Van Wely - GM Joel Benjamin
B90 - Nisipeanu-Van Wely - GM Larry Christiansen
B90 - Anand-Morozevich - GM Ramesh & Arvind Aaron
B90 - Jakovenko-Van Wely - GM Joel Benjamin
B96 - Shirov vs Karjakin- GM Larry Christiansen
(Scheveningen)
B84 - Carlsen-Anand- GM Nick DeFermain

Friday, May 1, 2009

Kings Indian Attack - Opening Theory

A chess opening system for White that is not a series of specific moves, but rather a system that can be played from many different move orders. The KIA is often reached via 1.e4 followed by d3, Nd2, Ngf3, g3, Bg2, and 0-0, it can also arise from 1. g3, 1. Nf3, or even 1. d3.

Kings Indian Attack Wikipedia Page - General Opening Knowledge and History.


The Kings Indian Attack - Notes on a Lecture by FM Steve Stoyko (9 Annotated Games)


Annotated Games

Petrosian vs Pachman 1961 [A04]

Chess Videos
Kings Indian Attack Lesson 1   -  15 Min JRobie
Kings Indian Attack Lesson 2  -  29 Min JRobie
Kings Indian Attack Lesson         - 11 Min Video (Chess Openings.com)


ChessVideos.tv
50+ Kings Indian Attack Games -Videos Running from 4 Min to 45Min


PGN Game Downloads
Kings Indian Attack.zip (Comprehensive) - 4410 Games (U of Pitt Archive)
Reti/Kings Indian Attack .pgn - 17052 Games (PGNMentor.com)