Samuel Sevian is a 22 year-old American Grandmaster sporting a 2687 FIDE classical rating (world #47). He randomly accepted my 3+0 blitz seek on Chess.com, and I’m happy we got a little match going!
My goals in this series are to 1) stay even or ahead of my opponents on the clock, and 2) trust my decision-making. Follow along as I try to avoid perfectionist tendencies and apply pressure with the ultimate equalizer in competitive chess: the clock! #Chess #BlitzChess #ClockAsAWeapon
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My 100 Endgames You Must Know Course on Chessable: https://www.chessable.com/100-endgames-you-must-know/course/5193/?ref=jbrl
My London System (1.d4 and 2.Bf4) Course on Chessable: https://www.chessable.com/the-london-system-essential-theory/course/15820/?ref=jbrl
The Checkmate Patterns Manual (with CraftyRaf): https://www.chessable.com/the-checkmate-patterns-manual/course/17841/
My Scandinavian Course (1.e4 d5) on Chessable: https://www.chessable.com/book/im-john-bartholomews-scandinavian/79/?ref=jbrl
I offer private online chess lessons. Navigate to my “About” section, and then click on “For business inquiries” to reveal my email address.
Recommended chess books and equipment:
1950 Dubrovnik reproduction set (Bobby Fischer’s favorite!) on Chess Bazaar: https://www.chessbazaar.com/the-repro… You can use coupon code JOHN30 for 30% off!
Wood board: https://amzn.to/2H9iATl
Tune Your Chess Tactics Antenna: https://amzn.to/2xJ2auH
Amateur to IM: https://amzn.to/2Dph3IG
Life and Games of Mikhail Tal: https://amzn.to/2zq741X