Ep. 66: Starting Chess at a "Late" Age feat. NM Anthony Levin
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For this interview episode, Neal spoke with National Master Anthony Levin, a NY based chess player and the News Manager for chess.com. Anthony shared his insights on adult improvement and his own personal journey. Talking points include the following: Puzzle Rush vs. speed chessThe mythical "phase out" of classical chessAnthony's role as News Manager for chess.comChess improvement tipsEndgame realities for amateur playersReferenced: Shereshevsky's Endgame StrategySmyslov's Endgame VirtuosoRecognizing Your Opponent's ResourcesPerfect Your ChessSilman's Complete Endgame CoursePandolfini's Endgame Course Article: NM Juan SenaArticle: Is Classical Chess Being Phased Out?Links for NM Anthony Levin: Chess.comTwitterIf you have a question or topic idea for a future episode, e-mail us at [email protected]. Some of the Amazon links above are affiliate links, which earn us a commission on qualifying purchases. This helps support the podcast at no additional cost to you. Our links: WebsiteTwitterYouTubeFacebookE-mail: [email protected]
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