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  4. <title>Chess Killer Tips Video Podcast with Alexandra Kosteniuk</title>
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  7. <copyright>&#xA9; 2007 Alexandra Kosteniuk</copyright>
  8. <itunes:subtitle>The Best Chess Tips to Improve your Game</itunes:subtitle>
  9. <itunes:author>Alexandra Kosteniuk</itunes:author>
  10. <itunes:summary>Improve your chess skills by watching a daily short free chess video podcast, presented by well-known Chess Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk. Each episode covers a chess position, either from the opening, the middle game or the endgame. You will be given a chance to think about the position, after which Alexandra will run you through the solution, explaining all the right moves. Each podcast is  marked Easy, Intermediate or Difficult. Watching this podcast regularly, you will improve your chess skills, guaranteed.</itunes:summary>
  11. <description>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.</description>
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  14. <itunes:name>Alexandra Kosteniuk</itunes:name>
  15. <itunes:email>[email protected]</itunes:email>
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  18. <itunes:category text="Games &amp; Hobbies">
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  25. <title>CKT 063: Kramnik in Top Form</title>
  26. <itunes:author>Alexandra Kosteniuk</itunes:author>
  27. <itunes:subtitle>Intermediate - Middle Game: From the game Arkady Naiditsch - Vladimir Kramnik, Dortmund 2009. Black plays and wins.</itunes:subtitle>
  28. <itunes:summary>Intermediate - Middle Game: From the game Arkady Naiditsch - Vladimir Kramnik, Dortmund 2009. Black plays and wins.</itunes:summary>
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  31. <pubDate>Sun, 02 Aug 2009 15:50:12 -0600</pubDate>
  32. <itunes:duration>5:50</itunes:duration>
  33. <itunes:keywords>Alexandra,Kosteniuk,chess,killer,tips,video,queen,Naiditsch,Kramnik,Dortmund</itunes:keywords>
  34. <link>http://www.chesskillertips.com/index.php?i=65</link>
  35. <description><![CDATA[<img src="http://www.chesskillertips.com/diagrams/diagram063.jpg" align=left width=180 height=180>Intermediate - Middle Game: From the game Arkady Naiditsch - Vladimir Kramnik, Dortmund 2009. Black plays and wins.<br clear=left>]]></description>
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  38. <title>CKT 062: Remember Saavedra?</title>
  39. <itunes:author>Alexandra Kosteniuk</itunes:author>
  40. <itunes:subtitle>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.</itunes:subtitle>
  41. <itunes:summary>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.</itunes:summary>
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  44. <pubDate>Tue, 21 Jul 2009 10:03:30 -0600</pubDate>
  45. <itunes:duration>5:07</itunes:duration>
  46. <itunes:keywords>Alexandra,Kosteniuk,chess,killer,tips,video,queen,Troitsky,Saavedra,study</itunes:keywords>
  47. <link>http://www.chesskillertips.com/index.php?i=64</link>
  48. <description><![CDATA[<img src="http://www.chesskillertips.com/diagrams/diagram062.jpg" align=left width=180 height=180>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.<br clear=left>]]></description>
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  50. <item>
  51. <title>CKT 061: The weak link.</title>
  52. <itunes:author>Alexandra Kosteniuk</itunes:author>
  53. <itunes:subtitle>Difficult - Middle Game: From the game Alexandra Kosteniuk - Shen Yang, Beijing 2008. White plays and wins. True strategical thinking required.</itunes:subtitle>
  54. <itunes:summary>Difficult - Middle Game: From the game Alexandra Kosteniuk - Shen Yang, Beijing 2008. White plays and wins. True strategical thinking required.</itunes:summary>
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  57. <pubDate>Thu, 28 May 2009 08:22:41 -0600</pubDate>
  58. <itunes:duration>4:19</itunes:duration>
  59. <itunes:keywords>Chess, killer, tips, alexandra, kosteniuk, world, champion, chessqueen, video,Shen, Yang</itunes:keywords>
  60. <link>http://www.chesskillertips.com/index.php?i=63</link>
  61. <description><![CDATA[<img src="http://www.chesskillertips.com/diagrams/diagram061.jpg" align=left width=180 height=180>Difficult - Middle Game: From the game Alexandra Kosteniuk - Shen Yang, Beijing 2008. White plays and wins. True strategical thinking required.<br clear=left>]]></description>
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  63. <item>
  64. <title>CKT 060: Female Diversion.</title>
  65. <itunes:author>Alexandra Kosteniuk</itunes:author>
  66. <itunes:subtitle>Easy - Middle Game: From the game Jakob Rosanes vs. Adolf Anderssen, 1863. Black plays and wins.</itunes:subtitle>
  67. <itunes:summary>Easy - Middle Game: From the game Jakob Rosanes vs. Adolf Anderssen, 1863. Black plays and wins.</itunes:summary>
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  70. <pubDate>Wed, 27 May 2009 03:31:43 -0600</pubDate>
  71. <itunes:duration>2:26</itunes:duration>
  72. <itunes:keywords>Alexandra,Kosteniuk,chess,killer,tips,video,Rosanes,Anderssen</itunes:keywords>
  73. <link>http://www.chesskillertips.com/index.php?i=62</link>
  74. <description><![CDATA[<img src="http://www.chesskillertips.com/diagrams/diagram060.jpg" align=left width=180 height=180>Easy - Middle Game: From the game Jakob Rosanes vs. Adolf Anderssen, 1863. Black plays and wins.<br clear=left>]]></description>
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  76. <item>
  77. <title>CKT 059: Go home early</title>
  78. <itunes:author>Alexandra Kosteniuk</itunes:author>
  79. <itunes:subtitle>Intermediate - Opening: From the game Sangla - Karpov, 1968. Black plays and wins.</itunes:subtitle>
  80. <itunes:summary>Intermediate - Opening: From the game Sangla - Karpov, 1968. Black plays and wins.</itunes:summary>
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  83. <pubDate>Tue, 26 May 2009 07:27:38 -0600</pubDate>
  84. <itunes:duration>3:57</itunes:duration>
  85. <itunes:keywords>Sangla, Karpov, Chess, Killer, Tips, Opening, strategy, Kosteniuk</itunes:keywords>
  86. <link>http://www.chesskillertips.com/index.php?i=61</link>
  87. <description><![CDATA[<img src="http://www.chesskillertips.com/diagrams/diagram059.jpg" align=left width=180 height=180>Intermediate - Opening: From the game Sangla - Karpov, 1968. Black plays and wins.<br clear=left>]]></description>
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  89. <item>
  90. <title>CKT 058: Don't hurry. Think!</title>
  91. <itunes:author>Alexandra Kosteniuk</itunes:author>
  92. <itunes:subtitle>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.</itunes:subtitle>
  93. <itunes:summary>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.</itunes:summary>
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  96. <pubDate>Mon, 25 May 2009 11:18:59 -0600</pubDate>
  97. <itunes:duration>4:09</itunes:duration>
  98. <itunes:keywords>Kubbel, study</itunes:keywords>
  99. <link>http://www.chesskillertips.com/index.php?i=60</link>
  100. <description><![CDATA[<img src="http://www.chesskillertips.com/diagrams/diagram058.jpg" align=left width=180 height=180>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.<br clear=left>]]></description>
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  102. <item>
  103. <title>CKT 057: Unavoidable.</title>
  104. <itunes:author>Alexandra Kosteniuk</itunes:author>
  105. <itunes:subtitle>Easy - Middle Game: From the Book of Stamma, 1737.
  106.  
  107. White plays and wins.</itunes:subtitle>
  108. <itunes:summary>Easy - Middle Game: From the Book of Stamma, 1737.
  109.  
  110. White plays and wins.</itunes:summary>
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  112. <guid>http://www.chesskillertips.com/videos/chesskillertips057.mp4</guid>
  113. <pubDate>Sun, 24 May 2009 09:02:36 -0600</pubDate>
  114. <itunes:duration>2:43</itunes:duration>
  115. <itunes:keywords>Stamma, Chess,</itunes:keywords>
  116. <link>http://www.chesskillertips.com/index.php?i=59</link>
  117. <description><![CDATA[<img src="http://www.chesskillertips.com/diagrams/diagram057.jpg" align=left width=180 height=180>Easy - Middle Game: From the Book of Stamma, 1737.
  118.  
  119. White plays and wins.<br clear=left>]]></description>
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  121. <item>
  122. <title>CKT 056: Close the Door.</title>
  123. <itunes:author>Alexandra Kosteniuk</itunes:author>
  124. <itunes:subtitle>Easy - Middle Game: Black plays and wins. From the game Romieux - Kosteniuk, Paris 2008.</itunes:subtitle>
  125. <itunes:summary>Easy - Middle Game: Black plays and wins. From the game Romieux - Kosteniuk, Paris 2008.</itunes:summary>
  126. <enclosure url="http://www.chesskillertips.com/videos/chesskillertips056.mp4" length="25383584" type="video/mp4" />
  127. <guid>http://www.chesskillertips.com/videos/chesskillertips056.mp4</guid>
  128. <pubDate>Thu, 21 Aug 2008 02:53:21 -0600</pubDate>
  129. <itunes:duration>03:05</itunes:duration>
  130. <itunes:keywords>Chess,Killer,Tips,Kosteniuk,Grandmaster,strategy,tactics,Romieux,Alexandra,chessqueen</itunes:keywords>
  131. <link>http://www.chesskillertips.com/index.php?i=58</link>
  132. <description><![CDATA[<img src="http://www.chesskillertips.com/diagrams/diagram056.jpg" align=left width=180 height=180>Easy - Middle Game: Black plays and wins. From the game Romieux - Kosteniuk, Paris 2008.<br clear=left>]]></description>
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  134. <item>
  135. <title>CKT 055: Miracles almost happen.</title>
  136. <itunes:author>Alexandra Kosteniuk</itunes:author>
  137. <itunes:subtitle>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?</itunes:subtitle>
  138. <itunes:summary>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?</itunes:summary>
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  141. <pubDate>Sat, 19 Jul 2008 22:12:04 -0600</pubDate>
  142. <itunes:duration>2:53</itunes:duration>
  143. <itunes:keywords>alexandra,Kosteniuk,chess,killer,tips,chessqueen,vachier,lagrave,stalemate</itunes:keywords>
  144. <link>http://www.chesskillertips.com/index.php?i=57</link>
  145. <description><![CDATA[<img src="http://www.chesskillertips.com/diagrams/diagram055.jpg" align=left width=180 height=180>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?<br clear=left>]]></description>
  146. </item>
  147. <item>
  148. <title>CKT 054: Two rooks vs one.</title>
  149. <itunes:author>Alexandra Kosteniuk</itunes:author>
  150. <itunes:subtitle>Intermediate - Study: A 1948 Study by WOTAWA, white plays and wins.</itunes:subtitle>
  151. <itunes:summary>Intermediate - Study: A 1948 Study by WOTAWA, white plays and wins.</itunes:summary>
  152. <enclosure url="http://www.chesskillertips.com/videos/chesskillertips054.mp4" length="8404766" type="video/mp4" />
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  154. <pubDate>Tue, 08 Jul 2008 17:08:47 -0600</pubDate>
  155. <itunes:duration>4:12</itunes:duration>
  156. <itunes:keywords>Alexandra,Kosteniuk,chess,killer,tips,chessqueen,otawa,study</itunes:keywords>
  157. <link>http://www.chesskillertips.com/index.php?i=56</link>
  158. <description><![CDATA[<img src="http://www.chesskillertips.com/diagrams/diagram054.jpg" align=left width=180 height=180>Intermediate - Study: A 1948 Study by WOTAWA, white plays and wins.<br clear=left>]]></description>
  159. </item>
  160. <item>
  161. <title>CKT 053: Energetic Teamwork</title>
  162. <itunes:author>Alexandra Kosteniuk</itunes:author>
  163. <itunes:subtitle>Intermediate - Middle Game: A key position from the game Aronian - Van Wely, Corus Wijk aan Zee 2008. White plays and wins.</itunes:subtitle>
  164. <itunes:summary>Intermediate - Middle Game: A key position from the game Aronian - Van Wely, Corus Wijk aan Zee 2008. White plays and wins.</itunes:summary>
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  166. <guid>http://www.chesskillertips.com/videos/chesskillertips053.mp4</guid>
  167. <pubDate>Sun, 16 Mar 2008 21:46:48 -0600</pubDate>
  168. <itunes:duration>3:28</itunes:duration>
  169. <itunes:keywords>Chess, killer, tips, alexandra, kosteniuk, grandmaster, chessqueen, Aronian, Van Wely</itunes:keywords>
  170. <link>http://www.chesskillertips.com/index.php?i=55</link>
  171. <description><![CDATA[<img src="http://www.chesskillertips.com/diagrams/diagram053.jpg" align=left width=180 height=180>Intermediate - Middle Game: A key position from the game Aronian - Van Wely, Corus Wijk aan Zee 2008. White plays and wins.<br clear=left>]]></description>
  172. </item>
  173. <item>
  174. <title>CKT 052: Caught from all Sides</title>
  175. <itunes:author>Alexandra Kosteniuk</itunes:author>
  176. <itunes:subtitle>Intermediate - Middle Game: From the game Klinger - Blatny, 1988, white plays and wins.</itunes:subtitle>
  177. <itunes:summary>Intermediate - Middle Game: From the game Klinger - Blatny, 1988, white plays and wins.</itunes:summary>
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  180. <pubDate>Sun, 16 Mar 2008 21:20:43 -0600</pubDate>
  181. <itunes:duration>1:54</itunes:duration>
  182. <itunes:keywords>chess, killer, tips, alexandra, kosteniuk, grandmaster, chessqueen, klinger,blatny</itunes:keywords>
  183. <link>http://www.chesskillertips.com/index.php?i=54</link>
  184. <description><![CDATA[<img src="http://www.chesskillertips.com/diagrams/diagram052.jpg" align=left width=180 height=180>Intermediate - Middle Game: From the game Klinger - Blatny, 1988, white plays and wins.<br clear=left>]]></description>
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  186. <item>
  187. <title>CKT 051: A Lesson in Geometry</title>
  188. <itunes:author>Alexandra Kosteniuk</itunes:author>
  189. <itunes:subtitle>Difficult - Study: Solution of Christmas Competition Position 3. Study by Troitzky, 1910. White plays and wins.</itunes:subtitle>
  190. <itunes:summary>Difficult - Study: Solution of Christmas Competition Position 3. Study by Troitzky, 1910. White plays and wins.</itunes:summary>
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  193. <pubDate>Tue, 22 Jan 2008 16:17:56 -0700</pubDate>
  194. <itunes:duration>5:10</itunes:duration>
  195. <itunes:keywords>chess, killer, tips, alexandra, kosteniuk, grandmaster, chessqueen, Troitzky</itunes:keywords>
  196. <link>http://www.chesskillertips.com/index.php?i=53</link>
  197. <description><![CDATA[<img src="http://www.chesskillertips.com/diagrams/diagram051.jpg" align=left width=180 height=180>Difficult - Study: Solution of Christmas Competition Position 3. Study by Troitzky, 1910. White plays and wins.<br clear=left>]]></description>
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  199. <item>
  200. <title>CKT 050: No Hesitation at all</title>
  201. <itunes:author>Alexandra Kosteniuk</itunes:author>
  202. <itunes:subtitle>Easy - Middle Game: Solution of Christmas Competition Position 2. Taken from a game Paulsen - Morphy, New York 1857. Find Black's next move.</itunes:subtitle>
  203. <itunes:summary>Easy - Middle Game: Solution of Christmas Competition Position 2. Taken from a game Paulsen - Morphy, New York 1857. Find Black's next move.</itunes:summary>
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  205. <guid>http://www.chesskillertips.com/videos/chesskillertips050.mp4</guid>
  206. <pubDate>Tue, 22 Jan 2008 07:10:12 -0700</pubDate>
  207. <itunes:duration>3:21</itunes:duration>
  208. <itunes:keywords>chess, killer, tips, alexandra, kosteniuk, grandmaster, chessqueen, Morphy, Paulsen</itunes:keywords>
  209. <link>http://www.chesskillertips.com/index.php?i=52</link>
  210. <description><![CDATA[<img src="http://www.chesskillertips.com/diagrams/diagram050.jpg" align=left width=180 height=180>Easy - Middle Game: Solution of Christmas Competition Position 2. Taken from a game Paulsen - Morphy, New York 1857. Find Black's next move.<br clear=left>]]></description>
  211. </item>
  212. <item>
  213. <title>CKT 049: Invincible Rook</title>
  214. <itunes:author>Alexandra Kosteniuk</itunes:author>
  215. <itunes:subtitle>Intermediate - Middle Game: Solution of Christmas Competition Position 1. End of game Steinitz - Van Bardeleben, Hastings 1895. White plays and wins.</itunes:subtitle>
  216. <itunes:summary>Intermediate - Middle Game: Solution of Christmas Competition Position 1. End of game Steinitz - Van Bardeleben, Hastings 1895. White plays and wins.</itunes:summary>
  217. <enclosure url="http://www.chesskillertips.com/videos/chesskillertips049.mp4" length="4717524" type="video/mp4" />
  218. <guid>http://www.chesskillertips.com/videos/chesskillertips049.mp4</guid>
  219. <pubDate>Mon, 21 Jan 2008 17:48:15 -0700</pubDate>
  220. <itunes:duration>3:12</itunes:duration>
  221. <itunes:keywords>chess, killer, tips, alexandra, kosteniuk, grandmaster, chessqueen, Steinitz, Bardeleben</itunes:keywords>
  222. <link>http://www.chesskillertips.com/index.php?i=51</link>
  223. <description><![CDATA[<img src="http://www.chesskillertips.com/diagrams/diagram049.jpg" align=left width=180 height=180>Intermediate - Middle Game: Solution of Christmas Competition Position 1. End of game Steinitz - Van Bardeleben, Hastings 1895. White plays and wins.<br clear=left>]]></description>
  224. </item>
  225. <item>
  226. <title>CKT 048: How to Solve a Difficult Study</title>
  227. <itunes:author>Alexandra Kosteniuk</itunes:author>
  228. <itunes:subtitle>Difficult - Study: Grandmaster Kosteniuk tells you precisely her thinking process while solving a difficult chess study by Ryabinin. White plays and draws.</itunes:subtitle>
  229. <itunes:summary>Difficult - Study: Grandmaster Kosteniuk tells you precisely her thinking process while solving a difficult chess study by Ryabinin. White plays and draws.</itunes:summary>
  230. <enclosure url="http://www.chesskillertips.com/videos/chesskillertips048.mp4" length="12956545" type="video/mp4" />
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  232. <pubDate>Wed, 16 Jan 2008 16:38:16 -0700</pubDate>
  233. <itunes:duration>10:43</itunes:duration>
  234. <itunes:keywords>chess, killer, tips, alexandra, kosteniuk, grandmaster, chessqueen, Ryabinin,study</itunes:keywords>
  235. <link>http://www.chesskillertips.com/index.php?i=50</link>
  236. <description><![CDATA[<img src="http://www.chesskillertips.com/diagrams/diagram048.jpg" align=left width=180 height=180>Difficult - Study: Grandmaster Kosteniuk tells you precisely her thinking process while solving a difficult chess study by Ryabinin. White plays and draws.<br clear=left>]]></description>
  237. </item>
  238. <item>
  239. <title>CKT 047: Only precision wins</title>
  240. <itunes:author>Alexandra Kosteniuk</itunes:author>
  241. <itunes:subtitle>Intermediate - Middle Game: A fragment of the World Blitz Championship Qualifyers GM Kosteniuk - GM Amonatov, Moscow 2007. White plays and wins.</itunes:subtitle>
  242. <itunes:summary>Intermediate - Middle Game: A fragment of the World Blitz Championship Qualifyers GM Kosteniuk - GM Amonatov, Moscow 2007. White plays and wins.</itunes:summary>
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  245. <pubDate>Sat, 01 Dec 2007 09:15:52 -0700</pubDate>
  246. <itunes:duration>2:39</itunes:duration>
  247. <itunes:keywords>chess, killer, tips, alexandra, kosteniuk, grandmaster, chessqueen, Amonatov, Moscow</itunes:keywords>
  248. <link>http://www.chesskillertips.com/index.php?i=49</link>
  249. <description><![CDATA[<img src="http://www.chesskillertips.com/diagrams/diagram047.jpg" align=left width=180 height=180>Intermediate - Middle Game: A fragment of the World Blitz Championship Qualifyers GM Kosteniuk - GM Amonatov, Moscow 2007. White plays and wins.<br clear=left>]]></description>
  250. </item>
  251. <item>
  252. <title>CKT 046: Take the initiative</title>
  253. <itunes:author>Alexandra Kosteniuk</itunes:author>
  254. <itunes:subtitle>Intermediate - Middle Game: From the game Danielian - Kosteniuk, European Team Championships, Crete 2007. Black plays and wins.</itunes:subtitle>
  255. <itunes:summary>Intermediate - Middle Game: From the game Danielian - Kosteniuk, European Team Championships, Crete 2007. Black plays and wins.</itunes:summary>
  256. <enclosure url="http://www.chesskillertips.com/videos/chesskillertips046.mp4" length="9462740" type="video/mp4" />
  257. <guid>http://www.chesskillertips.com/videos/chesskillertips046.mp4</guid>
  258. <pubDate>Mon, 26 Nov 2007 16:00:54 -0700</pubDate>
  259. <itunes:duration>3:24</itunes:duration>
  260. <itunes:keywords>chess, killer, tips, alexandra, kosteniuk, grandmaster, chessqueen,,Danielian,Crete</itunes:keywords>
  261. <link>http://www.chesskillertips.com/index.php?i=48</link>
  262. <description><![CDATA[<img src="http://www.chesskillertips.com/diagrams/diagram046.jpg" align=left width=180 height=180>Intermediate - Middle Game: From the game Danielian - Kosteniuk, European Team Championships, Crete 2007. Black plays and wins.<br clear=left>]]></description>
  263. </item>
  264. <item>
  265. <title>CKT 045: Philidor in the R+B vs. R</title>
  266. <itunes:author>Alexandra Kosteniuk</itunes:author>
  267. <itunes:subtitle>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.</itunes:subtitle>
  268. <itunes:summary>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.</itunes:summary>
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  270. <guid>http://www.chesskillertips.com/videos/chesskillertips045.mp4</guid>
  271. <pubDate>Fri, 26 Oct 2007 12:53:29 -0600</pubDate>
  272. <itunes:duration>4:55</itunes:duration>
  273. <itunes:keywords>chess, killer, tips, alexandra, kosteniuk, grandmaster, chessqueen,Fressinet,Philidor</itunes:keywords>
  274. <link>http://www.chesskillertips.com/index.php?i=47</link>
  275. <description><![CDATA[<img src="http://www.chesskillertips.com/diagrams/diagram045.jpg" align=left width=180 height=180>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.<br clear=left>]]></description>
  276. </item>
  277. <item>
  278. <title>CKT 044: Try to go home early</title>
  279. <itunes:author>Alexandra Kosteniuk</itunes:author>
  280. <itunes:subtitle>Intermediate - Endgame: From the game Fressinet - Kosteniuk, Villandry 2007. Black to play and win. Variation missed during the game.</itunes:subtitle>
  281. <itunes:summary>Intermediate - Endgame: From the game Fressinet - Kosteniuk, Villandry 2007. Black to play and win. Variation missed during the game.</itunes:summary>
  282. <enclosure url="http://www.chesskillertips.com/videos/chesskillertips044.mp4" length="9585299" type="video/mp4" />
  283. <guid>http://www.chesskillertips.com/videos/chesskillertips044.mp4</guid>
  284. <pubDate>Thu, 25 Oct 2007 17:12:09 -0600</pubDate>
  285. <itunes:duration>3:34</itunes:duration>
  286. <itunes:keywords>chess, killer, tips, alexandra, kosteniuk, grandmaster, chessqueen,Fressinet</itunes:keywords>
  287. <link>http://www.chesskillertips.com/index.php?i=46</link>
  288. <description><![CDATA[<img src="http://www.chesskillertips.com/diagrams/diagram044.jpg" align=left width=180 height=180>Intermediate - Endgame: From the game Fressinet - Kosteniuk, Villandry 2007. Black to play and win. Variation missed during the game.<br clear=left>]]></description>
  289. </item>
  290. <item>
  291. <title>CKT 043: A Magnificent Royal Tango</title>
  292. <itunes:author>Alexandra Kosteniuk</itunes:author>
  293. <itunes:subtitle>Intermediate - Study: A 1926 Chess Study by Rinck, white plays and wins.</itunes:subtitle>
  294. <itunes:summary>Intermediate - Study: A 1926 Chess Study by Rinck, white plays and wins.</itunes:summary>
  295. <enclosure url="http://www.chesskillertips.com/videos/chesskillertips043.mp4" length="3343976" type="video/mp4" />
  296. <guid>http://www.chesskillertips.com/videos/chesskillertips043.mp4</guid>
  297. <pubDate>Wed, 17 Oct 2007 13:38:51 -0600</pubDate>
  298. <itunes:duration>2:20</itunes:duration>
  299. <itunes:keywords>chess, killer, tips, alexandra, kosteniuk, grandmaster, chessqueen,Rinck,study,trapped</itunes:keywords>
  300. <link>http://www.chesskillertips.com/index.php?i=45</link>
  301. <description><![CDATA[<img src="http://www.chesskillertips.com/diagrams/diagram043.jpg" align=left width=180 height=180>Intermediate - Study: A 1926 Chess Study by Rinck, white plays and wins.<br clear=left>]]></description>
  302. </item>
  303. <item>
  304. <title>CKT 042: Surrealistic Cavalry</title>
  305. <itunes:author>Alexandra Kosteniuk</itunes:author>
  306. <itunes:subtitle>Very Difficult - Study: An amazing 1937 study by Korolkov, with an incredible final mating position. Watch and listen to Alexandra run you through the solution.</itunes:subtitle>
  307. <itunes:summary>Very Difficult - Study: An amazing 1937 study by Korolkov, with an incredible final mating position. Watch and listen to Alexandra run you through the solution.</itunes:summary>
  308. <enclosure url="http://www.chesskillertips.com/videos/chesskillertips042.mp4" length="7808575" type="video/mp4" />
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  310. <pubDate>Thu, 04 Oct 2007 17:22:14 -0600</pubDate>
  311. <itunes:duration>4:19</itunes:duration>
  312. <itunes:keywords>chess, killer, tips, alexandra, kosteniuk, grandmaster, chessqueen,Korolkov,study,knights</itunes:keywords>
  313. <link>http://www.chesskillertips.com/index.php?i=44</link>
  314. <description><![CDATA[<img src="http://www.chesskillertips.com/diagrams/diagram042.jpg" align=left width=180 height=180>Very Difficult - Study: An amazing 1937 study by Korolkov, with an incredible final mating position. Watch and listen to Alexandra run you through the solution.<br clear=left>]]></description>
  315. </item>
  316. <item>
  317. <title>CKT 041: High Level of Preparation Required</title>
  318. <itunes:author>Alexandra Kosteniuk</itunes:author>
  319. <itunes:subtitle>Intermediate - Middle Game: From the game Radjabov - Anand of the 2006 Blitz World Championship, white wins in the Poisoned Pawn Sicilian Defence.</itunes:subtitle>
  320. <itunes:summary>Intermediate - Middle Game: From the game Radjabov - Anand of the 2006 Blitz World Championship, white wins in the Poisoned Pawn Sicilian Defence.</itunes:summary>
  321. <enclosure url="http://www.chesskillertips.com/videos/chesskillertips041.mp4" length="6889151" type="video/mp4" />
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  323. <pubDate>Sun, 30 Sep 2007 13:53:48 -0600</pubDate>
  324. <itunes:duration>3:14</itunes:duration>
  325. <itunes:keywords>chess, killer, tips, alexandra, kosteniuk, grandmaster, chessqueen, Radjabov, Anand, sicilian</itunes:keywords>
  326. <link>http://www.chesskillertips.com/index.php?i=43</link>
  327. <description><![CDATA[<img src="http://www.chesskillertips.com/diagrams/diagram041.jpg" align=left width=180 height=180>Intermediate - Middle Game: From the game Radjabov - Anand of the 2006 Blitz World Championship, white wins in the Poisoned Pawn Sicilian Defence.<br clear=left>]]></description>
  328. </item>
  329. <item>
  330. <title>CKT 040: Give him a move</title>
  331. <itunes:author>Alexandra Kosteniuk</itunes:author>
  332. <itunes:subtitle>Easy - Problem: Mate in 3 chess problem by Galitsky. Prove to Black  that he'd be better off without his pawns.</itunes:subtitle>
  333. <itunes:summary>Easy - Problem: Mate in 3 chess problem by Galitsky. Prove to Black  that he'd be better off without his pawns.</itunes:summary>
  334. <enclosure url="http://www.chesskillertips.com/videos/chesskillertips040.mp4" length="4254164" type="video/mp4" />
  335. <guid>http://www.chesskillertips.com/videos/chesskillertips040.mp4</guid>
  336. <pubDate>Sat, 29 Sep 2007 17:02:05 -0600</pubDate>
  337. <itunes:duration>1:45</itunes:duration>
  338. <itunes:keywords>chess, killer, tips, alexandra, kosteniuk, grandmaster, chessqueen, problem, Galitsky.</itunes:keywords>
  339. <link>http://www.chesskillertips.com/index.php?i=42</link>
  340. <description><![CDATA[<img src="http://www.chesskillertips.com/diagrams/diagram040.jpg" align=left width=180 height=180>Easy - Problem: Mate in 3 chess problem by Galitsky. Prove to Black  that he'd be better off without his pawns.<br clear=left>]]></description>
  341. </item>
  342. <item>
  343. <title>CKT 039: B + N vs. K</title>
  344. <itunes:author>Alexandra Kosteniuk</itunes:author>
  345. <itunes:subtitle>Difficult - Endgame: It's necessary for you to know how to mate with Bishop and Knight versus King, since that endgame will likely show up in your tournament practice. Alexandra shows you how.</itunes:subtitle>
  346. <itunes:summary>Difficult - Endgame: It's necessary for you to know how to mate with Bishop and Knight versus King, since that endgame will likely show up in your tournament practice. Alexandra shows you how.</itunes:summary>
  347. <enclosure url="http://www.chesskillertips.com/videos/chesskillertips039.mp4" length="6510658" type="video/mp4" />
  348. <guid>http://www.chesskillertips.com/videos/chesskillertips039.mp4</guid>
  349. <pubDate>Tue, 25 Sep 2007 18:05:21 -0600</pubDate>
  350. <itunes:duration>5:03</itunes:duration>
  351. <itunes:keywords>chess, killer, tips, alexandra, kosteniuk, grandmaster, chessqueen,endgame,</itunes:keywords>
  352. <link>http://www.chesskillertips.com/index.php?i=41</link>
  353. <description><![CDATA[<img src="http://www.chesskillertips.com/diagrams/diagram039.jpg" align=left width=180 height=180>Difficult - Endgame: It's necessary for you to know how to mate with Bishop and Knight versus King, since that endgame will likely show up in your tournament practice. Alexandra shows you how.<br clear=left>]]></description>
  354. </item>
  355. <item>
  356. <title>CKT 038: Pure Pawn Masterpiece</title>
  357. <itunes:author>Alexandra Kosteniuk</itunes:author>
  358. <itunes:subtitle>Difficult - Study: Train your concentration skills by finding the forced 14-move line that wins for white. Chess Study by Grigoriev.</itunes:subtitle>
  359. <itunes:summary>Difficult - Study: Train your concentration skills by finding the forced 14-move line that wins for white. Chess Study by Grigoriev.</itunes:summary>
  360. <enclosure url="http://www.chesskillertips.com/videos/chesskillertips038.mp4" length="9814226" type="video/mp4" />
  361. <guid>http://www.chesskillertips.com/videos/chesskillertips038.mp4</guid>
  362. <pubDate>Sat, 15 Sep 2007 17:30:02 -0600</pubDate>
  363. <itunes:duration>6:06</itunes:duration>
  364. <itunes:keywords>chess, killer, tips, alexandra, kosteniuk, grandmaster, chessqueen,Grigoriev,study,pawns</itunes:keywords>
  365. <link>http://www.chesskillertips.com/index.php?i=40</link>
  366. <description><![CDATA[<img src="http://www.chesskillertips.com/diagrams/diagram038.jpg" align=left width=180 height=180>Difficult - Study: Train your concentration skills by finding the forced 14-move line that wins for white. Chess Study by Grigoriev.<br clear=left>]]></description>
  367. </item>
  368. <item>
  369. <title>CKT 037: How does a Queen beat a Rook?</title>
  370. <itunes:author>Alexandra Kosteniuk</itunes:author>
  371. <itunes:subtitle>Easy - Endgame: Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk explains the way to win endgames with Queen versus Rook.</itunes:subtitle>
  372. <itunes:summary>Easy - Endgame: Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk explains the way to win endgames with Queen versus Rook.</itunes:summary>
  373. <enclosure url="http://www.chesskillertips.com/videos/chesskillertips037.mp4" length="2767904" type="video/mp4" />
  374. <guid>http://www.chesskillertips.com/videos/chesskillertips037.mp4</guid>
  375. <pubDate>Fri, 14 Sep 2007 17:43:11 -0600</pubDate>
  376. <itunes:duration>2:07</itunes:duration>
  377. <itunes:keywords>chess, killer, tips, alexandra, kosteniuk, grandmaster, chessqueen, tutorial, Queen versus Rook, Endgame, draw</itunes:keywords>
  378. <link>http://www.chesskillertips.com/index.php?i=39</link>
  379. <description><![CDATA[<img src="http://www.chesskillertips.com/diagrams/diagram037.jpg" align=left width=180 height=180>Easy - Endgame: Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk explains the way to win endgames with Queen versus Rook.<br clear=left>]]></description>
  380. </item>
  381. <item>
  382. <title>CKT 036: A Tough Nut to Crack</title>
  383. <itunes:author>Alexandra Kosteniuk</itunes:author>
  384. <itunes:subtitle>Very Difficult - Problem: A tough to solve mate in three chess problem. If you solve it in less than an hour, you're on your way to becoming a Grandmaster!
  385.  
  386. Composed by Jiri Chocholous, 4th Prize, Cesky Spolek Sachovni, 1895.</itunes:subtitle>
  387. <itunes:summary>Very Difficult - Problem: A tough to solve mate in three chess problem. If you solve it in less than an hour, you're on your way to becoming a Grandmaster!
  388.  
  389. Composed by Jiri Chocholous, 4th Prize, Cesky Spolek Sachovni, 1895.</itunes:summary>
  390. <enclosure url="http://www.chesskillertips.com/videos/chesskillertips036.mp4" length="4577620" type="video/mp4" />
  391. <guid>http://www.chesskillertips.com/videos/chesskillertips036.mp4</guid>
  392. <pubDate>Thu, 13 Sep 2007 18:53:10 -0600</pubDate>
  393. <itunes:duration>3:24</itunes:duration>
  394. <itunes:keywords>chess, killer, tips, alexandra, kosteniuk, grandmaster, chessqueen, Khokholush, chess problem</itunes:keywords>
  395. <link>http://www.chesskillertips.com/index.php?i=38</link>
  396. <description><![CDATA[<img src="http://www.chesskillertips.com/diagrams/diagram036.jpg" align=left width=180 height=180>Very Difficult - Problem: A tough to solve mate in three chess problem. If you solve it in less than an hour, you're on your way to becoming a Grandmaster!
  397. <br><br>
  398. Composed by Jiri Chocholous, 4th Prize, Cesky Spolek Sachovni, 1895.<br clear=left>]]></description>
  399. </item>
  400. <item>
  401. <title>CKT 035: Solve this Miniature</title>
  402. <itunes:author>Alexandra Kosteniuk</itunes:author>
  403. <itunes:subtitle>Intermediate - Study: You'll feel good after you solve this 1898 miniature chess study by Troitzky.</itunes:subtitle>
  404. <itunes:summary>Intermediate - Study: You'll feel good after you solve this 1898 miniature chess study by Troitzky.</itunes:summary>
  405. <enclosure url="http://www.chesskillertips.com/videos/chesskillertips035.mp4" length="4328259" type="video/mp4" />
  406. <guid>http://www.chesskillertips.com/videos/chesskillertips035.mp4</guid>
  407. <pubDate>Wed, 12 Sep 2007 19:08:46 -0600</pubDate>
  408. <itunes:duration>2:35</itunes:duration>
  409. <itunes:keywords>chess, killer, tips, alexandra, kosteniuk, grandmaster, chessqueen, Troitsky, chess study</itunes:keywords>
  410. <link>http://www.chesskillertips.com/index.php?i=37</link>
  411. <description><![CDATA[<img src="http://www.chesskillertips.com/diagrams/diagram035.jpg" align=left width=180 height=180>Intermediate - Study: You'll feel good after you solve this 1898 miniature chess study by Troitzky.<br clear=left>]]></description>
  412. </item>
  413. <item>
  414. <title>CKT 034: The Prodigal Son</title>
  415. <itunes:author>Alexandra Kosteniuk</itunes:author>
  416. <itunes:subtitle>Difficult - Problem: A mate in 6 chess problem delightful in its purity. Composed in 1910 by Nissl.
  417.  
  418. Correction: Composed by Thomas Davidson (horizontal mirror) in Montreal Daily Witness, 1899.</itunes:subtitle>
  419. <itunes:summary>Difficult - Problem: A mate in 6 chess problem delightful in its purity. Composed in 1910 by Nissl.
  420.  
  421. Correction: Composed by Thomas Davidson (horizontal mirror) in Montreal Daily Witness, 1899.</itunes:summary>
  422. <enclosure url="http://www.chesskillertips.com/videos/chesskillertips034.mp4" length="7756072" type="video/mp4" />
  423. <guid>http://www.chesskillertips.com/videos/chesskillertips034.mp4</guid>
  424. <pubDate>Mon, 10 Sep 2007 10:26:26 -0600</pubDate>
  425. <itunes:duration>3:09</itunes:duration>
  426. <itunes:keywords>chess, killer, tips, alexandra, kosteniuk, grandmaster, chessqueen, Nissl, chess problem</itunes:keywords>
  427. <link>http://www.chesskillertips.com/index.php?i=36</link>
  428. <description><![CDATA[<img src="http://www.chesskillertips.com/diagrams/diagram034.jpg" align=left width=180 height=180>Difficult - Problem: A mate in 6 chess problem delightful in its purity. Composed in 1910 by Nissl.
  429. <br><br>
  430. Correction: Composed by Thomas Davidson (horizontal mirror) in Montreal Daily Witness, 1899.<br clear=left>]]></description>
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