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Taking the Initiative Andras Toth

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Introduction

In this lecture IM Andras Toth discusses a very important concept in chess: Initiative. The course first breaks down the meaning of initiative and what it looks like in top games. After the intro the author talks about the various strategic ideas that allow players to seize the initiative and play dynamic chess whenever possible.

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Goals

To highlight and better explain an obscure yet very common phenomenon in chess and to deepen the understanding of players about the value of initiative.

Additional information about the video

Clarifying what Initiative means and why it is a vitally important yet often misunderstood concept.

Videos

  • Introduction

    06:49 min
  • Seize the Initiative

    41:51 min
  • Initiative vs Material | Part 1

    38:58 min
  • Initiative vs Material | Part 2

    22:34 min
  • Dynamism | Part 1

    40:10 min
  • Dynamism | Part 2

    35:58 min
  • Prophylaxis

    29:46 min
  • Conclusion

    27:43 min
 
 
 
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