Diagnose Your Chess is a brand new show where IM Kostya Kavutskiy will work with a different student every week, assessing their strengths and weaknesses while breaking down their recent games. At the end of the lesson Kostya and his student will form a training plan, with the goal of checking back in after a few months.
Episode 5 features Henry Hughes, a 19-year-old from Canada rated about 1800.
0:00 Intro/training discussion
3:22 Game 1: King’s Indian Defense
18:48 Game 2: King’s Indian Attack
27:18 Game 3: Queen’s Indian
37:11 Kostya’s example: GM Tiger vs. Kostya
42:52 Game 4: Caro-Kann Defense
1:01:06 Game 5: Sicilian 3.Bb5+, Canal Attack
New episodes of Diagnose Your Chess are streamed live every Thursday 3:30 PM PST on twitch.tv/chess24
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