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By Boris Gulko, Joel Sneed

Think you're a membership participant who has been given the chance to speak at size with a well-known grandmaster. How could you're making the main of this opportunity? Club avid gamers are blind to the subtleties that exist in grandmaster chess. Great avid gamers can examine chess at a intensity that's unfathomable to amateurs. despite the fact that, having reached this type of excessive point could make it obscure what's missing within the brain of the amateur. Lessons with a Grandmaster bridges this hole among grandmaster and novice via a chain of conversations among instructor, the well known Grandmaster Boris Gulko, and scholar Dr. Joel R. Sneed, a professor of psychology and beginner chess participant. the teachings are according to Gulko’s personal battles opposed to fellow grandmasters, and there's specific specialize in method, strategies and the position of psychology in chess competition.Learn from the chess video games of Boris GulkoTypical questions you are going to ask a Grandmater - answered!Improve your realizing of chess technique and psychology

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29 Rxb7 Kxf4 Exercise: What is the best way for White? (difficulty level 3) Joel: For some reason, 30 h4 looks tempting here. It stops the g-pawn and White’s rook may be able to support the passed d-pawn and protect the h-pawn at the same time. Kg4 31 Rb4+ and Rd4. Ke5, which looks strong. White may not be able to hold the d-pawn but he can attack with the more active rook, so 31 Rxa7 Kxd5 32 Rg7 Rf6 and now White has two connected passed pawns on the queenside and the rook behind the backward g-pawn preventing any progress on that wing.

Exf4 hangs the knight on d4) 19 Ng6+ winning the exchange. g5 must be played. Boris: Correct. g5 18 Nf5+! Boris: I said his best quality is playing forced variations and here he demonstrates his accuracy. He plays the best move! Rg8-g2. Anyway, this position is much more pleasant for Black. exf5 19 gxh5 Ke6! Boris: I avoid check and improve the position of my king. 20 Bxd4 exd4 21 Rxd4 Boris: Now he has an extra pawn, but his pawns on the kingside are weak and my bishop is very good. Be5 22 Rc4?!

I am now Assistant Professor of Psychology at Queens College of the City University of New York, an adjunct Assistant Professor of Medical Psychology at Columbia University and the New York State Psychiatric Institute in the Departments of Geriatric Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology. I am Director of the Lifespan Lab and my research is funded by the National Institute of Mental Health. As a clinical psychologist, I have received extensive training in the assessment and treatment of psychopathology.

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