Time, Space and Harmony – The Krush Method

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Understand the essence of chess with the <em>Krush Method</em>, the 7 hours course from 7 times US Women’s Chess Champion GM Irina Krush.

The true nature of chess isn’t easy to pin down. It’s clearly more than pawn structure, knight outposts, and King safety, important as those elements are. GM Krush identifies the qualities of time, space and harmony as the real deciding factors in the outcome of a game. Mastering each of these is what this course is all about.

Learn how to attack with speed, conquer territory and harmonize your pieces so they strike with maximum effect. Learn the techniques that change a tough position into one where you’re fighting for the win.

Make fast progress by mastering the pillars of chess expertise with the <em>Krush Method</em>.
<h3><span style="font-family: 'arial black', sans-serif;">Summary:</span></h3>
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 	<li><strong>Harmony: staying flexible</strong></li>
 	<li><strong>Harmony: improving your pieces</strong></li>
 	<li><strong>Creating harmony</strong></li>
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01/26/2019
Ian

Chess can be looked at in a ph

Chess can be looked at in a physical way as a game with board and pieces moving in relation to each other, **** goes forward, bishop goes diagonally, knight moves in an L-shape etc. For the intermediate or more advanced player, this Master method looks at the game from a higher level, a different plain of existence, namely, Time, Space and Harmony. What does this mean? If you were 1 or 2 moves ahead of your opponent all the time, then this would give you a clear advantage. Irina explains how this can come about through gaining the initiative, and punishing poor development to obtain a superior position of devastating attack. Space is important so that you can manoeuvre to develop and get the advantage,. Irina explains how to win space, or get it back if you have lost it. Harmony involves staying flexible and improving your pieces, making them work together fluidly. This is an excellent DVD to cover these principles. Irina is a previous US Women's Champion and brings us the benefit of her experience.

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01/24/2019
Shaun

Time, space and harmony ar

Time, space and harmony are what I know think of as the Three Noble Truths of Chess. If you are a fan of the Ginger GM you will find a lot of good stuff here you can add to what you learned from him. I must confess I still struggle with the harmony factor. This is more because I find the concept a little difficult to translate into the physical. Easy to see who has the space advantage or calculate how much time it will take for my opponent to castle. When I watch games annotated by titled players I can see the harmony they mention. I still have some work to do before I can see it in my games. How to fight back when you are lacking space was one of my favorite parts of this course.


Overview

Master Method Series #08

Time-Space-and-Harmony-The-Krush-Method-GM-Irina-Krush

Understand the essence of chess with the Krush Method, the 7 hours course from 7 times US Women’s Chess Champion GM Irina Krush.

The true nature of chess isn’t easy to pin down. It’s clearly more than pawn structure, knight outposts, and King safety, important as those elements are. GM Krush identifies the qualities of time, space and harmony as the real deciding factors in the outcome of a game. Mastering each of these is what this course is all about.

Learn how to attack with speed, conquer territory and harmonize your pieces so they strike with maximum effect. Learn the techniques that change a tough position into one where you’re fighting for the win.

Make fast progress by mastering the pillars of chess expertise with the Krush Method.

Summary:

  1. Understanding the element of time in chess
  2. Punishing negligent development
  3. Space advantage strategies
  4. Undermining space with pieces
  5. Blowing up space
  6. Harmony: staying flexible
  7. Harmony: improving your pieces
  8. Creating harmony

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7 hours

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