Rustam Kasimdzhanov shares his favorite games by Akiba Rubinstein, a player whose positional feel is still considered the gold standard.
Only twists of fate prevented Rubinstein from having a shot at the world title, an opportunity the majority considered well-deserved.
Nevertheless, his brilliance inspired many players and his style of play, his cool logical plans, has proved to be hugely instructive for subsequent generations.
In this series, GM Rustam Kasimdzhanov, a former FIDE World Champion, analyzes 5 of Rubinstein’s finest creations, breaking them down into valuable lessons for players of all standards.
From the tactical brilliance of his game against Rotlevi to the rook endgames that became his trademark, this course will add powerful new ideas to your chess play.
2. Rotlevi — Rubinstein
3. Rubinstein — Duras
4. Rubinstein — Teichmann
5. Rubinstein — Salwe
6. Rubinstein — Schlechter