Saavedra Position

The study originates from a game played between Richard Fenton and William Potter in 1875. The players agreed a draw, however, as Johann Zukertort pointed out in the City of London Chess Magazine, White could have won. Upon Potter’s death in March 1895, G.E. Barbier published a position in his Glasgow Weekly Citizen chess column […]

Chess Candidates 2014 – Day 2 – The Redemption of Aronian

Hello everybody, it’s jrobi! We have had a HUGE huge day the Chess Candidates 2014, we are going to be taking a look at 3 games today, we have had 3 victors coming out of day 2! And the first game we are going to take a look at quickly here is Kramnik versus Karjakin. […]

The Feynman Technique

Feynman learning technique is effective full learning something new deepen your understanding of what you already know or helping you study for an exam the first step is to pick a topic you want to understand and start studying it. once you know what it is about take a piece of paper and write about […]

Chess Candidates 2014 – Day 3 – Symphony of Errors

Hello everybody, it’s jrobi! On day 3 of Chess Candidates 2014 we had a spectacular collapse in the day’s only win. Let’s take a look now at at Mamedyarov versus “The Assassin” Anand! Anand is playing black, Mamedyarov is playing white. White opens up with Queen’s pawn to D4, and we get into basically a […]

Michio Kaku: The Universe in a Nutshell (Full Presentation)

My name is Professor Michio Kaku.  I’m a professor of theoretical physics at the City University of New York and I specialize in something called string theory.  I’m a physicist. Some people ask me the question, “What has physics done for me lately?  I mean, do I get better color television, do I get better […]

Chess Candidates 2014 – Day 5 – A Tale of Rooks and Bishops

Hello everybody, it’s jrobi! We are going to be taking a look at Candidates Chess 2014, day 5. The day was a series of draws for the most part, and some of them were pretty interesting to look at, so I recommend that you check the official tournament site and play through the games to […]

Chess Candidates 2014 – Day 8 – An Immortal Move

Hello everybody, it’s jrobi! Got round 8 coverage here, and we only had one win today and it was a memorable win! We had — basically one of the most — well probably the most beautiful endgames played in the Candidate Tournament so far. And this will be one that will probably be around for […]

Chess Candidates 2014 – Break Day – Player Analysis and Commentary

Hello everybody, it’s jrobi. We are on our first break day of Candidates Chess 2014 and I thought it would be a good opportunity to take a look at some of the competitors in more detail leading up to Day 4 of competition. This information is available to the public on and I recommend […]

Chess Middlegame Study #1 – Exploring Grandmaster Plans and Strategies

Hello everybody it’s jrobi, i’m going to be starting a new series with this video for chess middlegame planning strategy and attacks. It’s going to include examples of grandmaster level kingside attacks, queen side attacks, and taking advantage of uncastled kings like this game’s going to show. This game was played, I believe, just let […]

Chess Endgame Study: 3 vs 3 Pawn Breakthrough

Hello everybody, it’s Jrobi. I wanted to share a pawn breakthrough technique that I’ve learned recently and I’m going to be exploring some pawn breakthrough techniques in the future. But this one focuses on three pawns verse three pawns and in this position it’s black to move and black has found a way to basically […]