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Chess Killer Tips will help you improve your chess, by training your mind and showing you new chess techniques and tricks. Presented by Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk, in a free short daily video podcast format, they are instructive and fun at the same time.

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Chess Killer Tips will help you improve your chess, by training your mind and showing you new chess techniques and tricks. Presented by Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk, in a free short daily video podcast format, they are instructive and fun at the same time.

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By Jason1980 - Mar 18 2011
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Alexandra is smart AND good-lookin'.

Absolutely Great!

By KnowledgeMC - May 10 2010
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I love it! Not only is she a GrandMaster, she's also HOT!

iTunes Ratings

32 Ratings
Average Ratings
20
6
0
2
4

I like it.

By Jason1980 - Mar 18 2011
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Alexandra is smart AND good-lookin'.

Absolutely Great!

By KnowledgeMC - May 10 2010
Read more
I love it! Not only is she a GrandMaster, she's also HOT!
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Chess Killer Tips Video Podcast with Alexandra Kosteniuk

Latest release on Aug 02, 2009

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Chess Killer Tips will help you improve your chess, by training your mind and showing you new chess techniques and tricks. Presented by Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk, in a free short daily video podcast format, they are instructive and fun at the same time.

Rank #1: CKT 056: Close the Door.

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Easy - Middle Game: Black plays and wins. From the game Romieux - Kosteniuk, Paris 2008.

Aug 21 2008

3mins

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Rank #2: CKT 058: Don't hurry. Think!

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Difficult - Study: A difficult study by Kubbel from 1925. White plays and wins. The goal is simple: mate the Black King or win the Black Queen. It's forced.

May 25 2009

4mins

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Rank #3: CKT 057: Unavoidable.

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Easy - Middle Game: From the Book of Stamma, 1737. White plays and wins.

May 24 2009

2mins

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Rank #4: CKT 054: Two rooks vs one.

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Intermediate - Study: A 1948 Study by WOTAWA, white plays and wins.

Jul 08 2008

4mins

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Rank #5: CKT 051: A Lesson in Geometry

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Difficult - Study: Solution of Christmas Competition Position 3. Study by Troitzky, 1910. White plays and wins.

Jan 22 2008

5mins

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Rank #6: CKT 050: No Hesitation at all

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Easy - Middle Game: Solution of Christmas Competition Position 2. Taken from a game Paulsen - Morphy, New York 1857. Find Black's next move.

Jan 22 2008

3mins

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Rank #7: CKT 049: Invincible Rook

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Intermediate - Middle Game: Solution of Christmas Competition Position 1. End of game Steinitz - Van Bardeleben, Hastings 1895. White plays and wins.

Jan 22 2008

3mins

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Rank #8: CKT 048: How to Solve a Difficult Study

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Difficult - Study: Grandmaster Kosteniuk tells you precisely her thinking process while solving a difficult chess study by Ryabinin. White plays and draws.

Jan 16 2008

10mins

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Rank #9: CKT 046: Take the initiative

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Intermediate - Middle Game: From the game Danielian - Kosteniuk, European Team Championships, Crete 2007. Black plays and wins.

Nov 26 2007

3mins

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Rank #10: CKT 041: High Level of Preparation Required

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Intermediate - Middle Game: From the game Radjabov - Anand of the 2006 Blitz World Championship, white wins in the Poisoned Pawn Sicilian Defence.

Sep 30 2007

3mins

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Rank #11: CKT 038: Pure Pawn Masterpiece

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Difficult - Study: Train your concentration skills by finding the forced 14-move line that wins for white. Chess Study by Grigoriev.

Sep 15 2007

6mins

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Rank #12: CKT 037: How does a Queen beat a Rook?

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Easy - Endgame: Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk explains the way to win endgames with Queen versus Rook.

Sep 14 2007

2mins

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Rank #13: CKT 035: Solve this Miniature

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Intermediate - Study: You'll feel good after you solve this 1898 miniature chess study by Troitzky.

Sep 13 2007

2mins

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Rank #14: CKT 034: The Prodigal Son

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Difficult - Problem: A mate in 6 chess problem delightful in its purity. Composed in 1910 by Nissl.

Correction: Composed by Thomas Davidson (horizontal mirror) in Montreal Daily Witness, 1899.

Sep 10 2007

3mins

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Rank #15: CKT 020: Unfortunate Mishap.

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Easy - Opening: From the game Aronian - Radjabov, Monaco 2007.

White just played 6. c4, how does Black continue?

Aug 16 2007

2mins

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Rank #16: CKT 013: Anand - Van Wely.

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Intermediate - Middle Game: From the game Anand - Van Wely, Monaco 2007.
White plays and wins.

Aug 03 2007

4mins

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Rank #17: CKT 002: A useful technique called Enfilade.

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Easy - Endgame: This position was taken from a 1737 chess book.
White plays and wins.

Jul 18 2007

1min

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Rank #18: CKT 063: Kramnik in Top Form

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Intermediate - Middle Game: From the game Arkady Naiditsch - Vladimir Kramnik, Dortmund 2009. Black plays and wins.

Aug 02 2009

5mins

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Rank #19: CKT 062: Remember Saavedra?

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Difficult - Study: A very beautiful 1924 chess study by Troitsky. In this short video, Chess Queen Alexandra Kosteniuk shows you how to solve it to the end, you will enjoy it for sure.

Jul 21 2009

5mins

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Rank #20: CKT 061: The weak link.

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Difficult - Middle Game: From the game Alexandra Kosteniuk - Shen Yang, Beijing 2008. White plays and wins. True strategical thinking required.

May 28 2009

4mins

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CKT 063: Kramnik in Top Form

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Intermediate - Middle Game: From the game Arkady Naiditsch - Vladimir Kramnik, Dortmund 2009. Black plays and wins.

Aug 02 2009

5mins

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CKT 062: Remember Saavedra?

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Difficult - Study: A very beautiful 1924 chess study by Troitsky. In this short video, Chess Queen Alexandra Kosteniuk shows you how to solve it to the end, you will enjoy it for sure.

Jul 21 2009

5mins

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CKT 061: The weak link.

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Difficult - Middle Game: From the game Alexandra Kosteniuk - Shen Yang, Beijing 2008. White plays and wins. True strategical thinking required.

May 28 2009

4mins

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CKT 060: Female Diversion.

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Easy - Middle Game: From the game Jakob Rosanes vs. Adolf Anderssen, 1863. Black plays and wins.

May 27 2009

2mins

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CKT 059: Go home early

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Intermediate - Opening: From the game Sangla - Karpov, 1968. Black plays and wins.

May 26 2009

3mins

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CKT 058: Don't hurry. Think!

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Difficult - Study: A difficult study by Kubbel from 1925. White plays and wins. The goal is simple: mate the Black King or win the Black Queen. It's forced.

May 25 2009

4mins

Play

CKT 057: Unavoidable.

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Easy - Middle Game: From the Book of Stamma, 1737. White plays and wins.

May 24 2009

2mins

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CKT 056: Close the Door.

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Easy - Middle Game: Black plays and wins. From the game Romieux - Kosteniuk, Paris 2008.

Aug 21 2008

3mins

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CKT 055: Miracles almost happen.

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Intermediate - Middle Game: A position from the game GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave against GM Alexandra Kosteniuk. What would have happened, had Maxime played 1. h8 = Q?

Jul 20 2008

2mins

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CKT 054: Two rooks vs one.

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Intermediate - Study: A 1948 Study by WOTAWA, white plays and wins.

Jul 08 2008

4mins

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CKT 053: Energetic Teamwork

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Intermediate - Middle Game: A key position from the game Aronian - Van Wely, Corus Wijk aan Zee 2008. White plays and wins.

Mar 17 2008

3mins

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CKT 052: Caught from all Sides

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Intermediate - Middle Game: From the game Klinger - Blatny, 1988, white plays and wins.

Mar 17 2008

1min

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CKT 051: A Lesson in Geometry

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Difficult - Study: Solution of Christmas Competition Position 3. Study by Troitzky, 1910. White plays and wins.

Jan 22 2008

5mins

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CKT 050: No Hesitation at all

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Easy - Middle Game: Solution of Christmas Competition Position 2. Taken from a game Paulsen - Morphy, New York 1857. Find Black's next move.

Jan 22 2008

3mins

Play

CKT 049: Invincible Rook

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Intermediate - Middle Game: Solution of Christmas Competition Position 1. End of game Steinitz - Van Bardeleben, Hastings 1895. White plays and wins.

Jan 22 2008

3mins

Play

CKT 048: How to Solve a Difficult Study

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Difficult - Study: Grandmaster Kosteniuk tells you precisely her thinking process while solving a difficult chess study by Ryabinin. White plays and draws.

Jan 16 2008

10mins

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CKT 047: Only precision wins

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Intermediate - Middle Game: A fragment of the World Blitz Championship Qualifyers GM Kosteniuk - GM Amonatov, Moscow 2007. White plays and wins.

Dec 01 2007

2mins

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CKT 046: Take the initiative

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Intermediate - Middle Game: From the game Danielian - Kosteniuk, European Team Championships, Crete 2007. Black plays and wins.

Nov 26 2007

3mins

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CKT 045: Philidor in the R+B vs. R

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Very Difficult - Endgame: The Philidor position is one of the key positions in which the stronger side wins in Rook + Bishop vs. Rook. It's useful to know about it in case you get that endgame in your tournament practice.

Oct 26 2007

4mins

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CKT 044: Try to go home early

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Intermediate - Endgame: From the game Fressinet - Kosteniuk, Villandry 2007. Black to play and win. Variation missed during the game.

Oct 25 2007

3mins

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iTunes Ratings

32 Ratings
Average Ratings
20
6
0
2
4

I like it.

By Jason1980 - Mar 18 2011
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Alexandra is smart AND good-lookin'.

Absolutely Great!

By KnowledgeMC - May 10 2010
Read more
I love it! Not only is she a GrandMaster, she's also HOT!