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Aronian: Fighting for the initiative with Black Jan Gustafsson & Artur Jussupow

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Can't get enough of Artur Jussupow? We have more!

In this mini-series Artur takes a look at three Levon Aronian games that will help us to understand one of the toughest things to do in chess: fight for the initiative with the black pieces. Enjoy!


Learn about the art of the initiative from one of the greatest players of our time. Or just enjoy some high-level games with commentary by one of the best coaches of our time. And by Jan.

Additional information about the video

Jan introduces his mini-series with Artur Jussupow on one of the chess world's most creative players!


  • Introduction

    00:54 min
  • Fighting for the initiative with Black

    53:33 min
  • Sacrificing a piece for a long-term attack

    53:04 min
  • Sacrificing a pawn for the initiative

    57:40 min
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