Kasparov On Learning From Petrosian, Spassky and Smyslov

It’s strange to think that at one time we didn’t have Youtube with all those great video clips. Here’s the ever interesting Garry Kasparov discussing Tigran Petrosian, Boris Spassky and Vassily Smylov and some of the things he learned from them.

I know from my own experience that you can learn a lot from rubbing shoulders with strong players and credit much of my ascent to GM level to hanging out with some exceptionally strong players.

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_mp19jsbngk&amp

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Nigel Davies is an International Chess Grandmaster living in St. Helens in the UK. The winner of 15 international tournaments he is also a former British U21 and British Open Quickplay Champion and has represented both England and Wales on several occasions. These days Nigel teaches chess through his chess training web site, Tiger Chess, which has articles, recommendations, a monthly clinic, videos and courses. His students include his 15 year old son Sam who is making rapid progress with his game. Nigel has written a number of chess books that are available at Amazon: