Bobby Fischer's most instructive games of Chess 1970-1992
What you'll learn
- Be able to see the real Beth Harmon depicted in Netflix series Queen's Gambit - Beth was largely modelled on Bobby Fischer
- Be able to get more empathy for Fischer tactics and combinations
- Be able to leverage Fischer's opening repertoire with 1.e4
- Be able to put a "Fischer hat" on when those positions Fischer excelled at come in your own games
- Be able to see how Fischer took advantage of downsides of Opponent positions
- Be able to use the Kings Indian Attack system with White
- Be able to see a high number of Fischer wins - Note Tal wins reserved for another course on Tal :)
- Be able to see amazing resources uncovered by the latest engine technology such as Stockfish Neural Network
- Be able to pick up opening knowledge, middlegame tactics and strategy and endgame knowledge
- Be able to appreciate the Nd5 springboard in the Ruy Lopez which was mentioned in Netflix Queen's Gambit
- Be able to know more of Fischer's games beyond My 60 memorable games and the Fischer Spassky 1972 match
- Be able to see why many Fischer's opponents lost including Tal when they had Knight vs Fischer Bishop endgames
- Be able to understand more Bobby Fischer's chess openings and also his more surprising opening choices which helped make it more difficult to prepare
- Be able to see and appreciate the influence of Bobby Fischer's opening repertoire on Garry Kasparov with the Najdorf and King's Indian in particular
- Be able to see how Fischer took on successfully the Russians at chess and in the process beating Taimanov 6-0 and Petrosian 6.5-2.5 enroute to beating Spassky
- Be able to see how Fischer varied his repertoire with surprises such as the Alekhine's defence to 1.e4 and 1.b3 as White
- Be able to see and appreciate Fischer's fine wins in the so called "Match of the Century" - the 1972 World Chess Championship
- Be able to learn from the epic world record creating 20 wins in a row streak Bobby Fischer had starting from the last 7 games at Palma de Mallorca
- Be able to gain insight into the most astonishing and remarkable chess careers of all time with games played that were absolutely amazing and extraordinary
- Be able to see how Fischer crushed Mark Taimanov 6-0
- Be able to see how Fischer crushed Bent Larsen 6-0
- Be able to see how Fischer crushed Petrosian 6.5-2.5
- Be able to to see how in 1970 and 1971 Bobby Fischer "dominated his contemporaries to an extent never seen before or since"
- Be able to see even after 20 years of relative inactivity, the sheer brilliance of Fischer's play in the 1992 Fischer Spassky Match that impressed Karpov
- Be able to see what Kasparov refers to as a superiority over rivals not seen before in Chess History when Fischer crushed Taimanov 6-0 and Larsen 6-0
- Knows the basic rules of chess and how the pieces move
Immerse yourself in the world of Bobby Fischer, one of the greatest chess players of all time, and his most instructive games in our course 'Bobby Fischer's Most Instructive Games of Chess 1970-1992.' This course led by Kingscrusher, guides you through Fischer's dynamic evolution from his significant world championship win in 1972 to his return to the game in 1992.
Discover Fischer's diverse opening systems both as white and black pieces. Fischer was known for his proficiency with 1.e4, but also ventured into 1.c4, adding surprising moves to his repertoire, like the Alekhine's defense and 1.b3. You'll explore his tactical approaches against various defenses, such as his unique approach to the Sicilian Defense, the Ruy Lopez, the Caro-Kann, the French Defense, and the Pirc/Modern Defense.
As black, Fischer's mastery of the Sicilian Najdorf had a profound influence on players like Garry Kasparov, yet he also employed other defensive systems like the King's Indian Defense, Nimzo-Indian Defense, and the Modern Benoni Defense. His shift in strategies showcased his tactical brilliance and unpredictability that the Art of War would endorse.
Fischer's middle game strategies are known for their aggressive attacks, often ending games in less than 30 moves. His exceptional tactical prowess is explored through a series of compelling game examples. Fischer's endgame, particularly his proficiency in Bishop vs. Knight endgames, is something that students can emulate to improve their own transitions to endgames.
The course also emphasizes Fischer's relentless desire to win. His readiness to play through multiple adjournments and his application of Art of War principles like 'knowing the enemy' to maximize his winning probability showcases Fischer's unmatched determination and strategic genius. This is especially prominent in his infamous 'Match of the Century,' where he used surprising tactics and showcased his ability to adapt quickly.
Fischer's games embody the Art of War interpretation of 'putting oneself beyond defeat before going on the attack'. This is particularly evident in Fischer's King's Indian Defense, where he would often secure one side of the board before launching his attack.
This course allows you to witness the artistry of Fischer's games and learn from his strategic brilliance. It offers an in-depth analysis of his games, showcasing his evolving style and opening repertoire that led him to single-handedly challenge the Soviet Chess machine. Embark on this journey to appreciate and learn from Fischer's art of war on the chessboard.
Who this course is for:
- Beginner to intermediate players
Dive deep into the intellectual universe of chess with Tryfon Gavriel, famously known to enthusiasts as "Kingscrusher." Beyond my titles as a FIDE Candidate Master and British Regional Chess Master, I am a dedicated chess educator, committed to spreading knowledge and passion for the game.
Decades of Strategic Pursuits My engagement with chess is a 35-year-long odyssey marked by competitive achievements both online and offline, including a peak ICC blitz rating of 2625 and an exceptional ECF grading of 212. My early triumph in the Lloyds Under 18 national UK tournament back in 1989 set the stage for a life steeped in chess, culminating in numerous top finishes in Lichess marathons and more.
Udemy's Chess Luminary While I once enjoyed sharing insights and high-level analysis on my YouTube channel, my current passion lies in crafting comprehensive chess courses for Udemy. My dedication has been recognized with the "highest-rated" award for my detailed course on José Raúl Capablanca's strategies and the "Best Seller" accolade for my "Complete Guide to Chess Tactics," which garnered widespread acclaim shortly after its debut.
Pedagogy that Transforms Teaching chess goes beyond explaining moves on a board. For me, it's about igniting a passion for the sport and developing a deep, enduring understanding of strategic thinking and tactical decision-making. Drawing inspiration from chess titans like Paul Morphy, Alexander Alekhine, Mikhail Tal, Bobby Fischer, and Garry Kasparov, my courses offer more than knowledge—they provide a window into the minds of chess's greatest masters.
Your Journey Towards Chess Mastery My offerings on Udemy are designed for learners at all stages of their chess journey. Whether you're just starting or seeking advanced strategies, my courses are a gateway to deeper comprehension and appreciation of chess. Through meticulously designed lessons, I aim to equip you with the skills, confidence, and strategic acumen to elevate your game.
Join me in this exploration of chess, delving into the intricacies that make it a timeless classic. With each lesson, we'll unravel the complexities and joys of chess, fostering not just better players, but lifelong enthusiasts.