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this is one of best lessons I have ever heard keep up with the work and analyis
A second viewing is worthwhile.
I learned somthing
Roman is really funny when angry. lol
A great video. I have much to learn and need to think ahead more moves and not sacrifice without a greater plan.
This is exactly how I play, still a beginner, much to learn...
I think this is my favourite video! Both educational and fun. I like it when Roman gets angry at wrong moves =)
Great video. Great learning for me since I have this tendency to lose fire-power after sacrificing a piece.
These types of videos are just fantastic for a 1300 ish rated player like myself..... I gain valuable insight into chess positions that i just cant see unless someone show me first. Thank You for this great video.
Instructive. Thank you.
Very helpful. Thanks!
Nice game analysis on this one. I still have to learn not to play speculative sacrifices
the sacrifice Roman shows in this lecture is similar to Tal-Portisch in the caro-kann game
Can White castle Q-side in this line as a basic strategy,if Black plays B-g4 and White starts rolling his K-side pawns starting with h3? BXf3 would be a mistake and if Bishop goes back then onward march with the pawns!I would love to try that out here on chess.com as I have in tournaments with reasonable success.
by GM Roman Dzindzichashvili
Today Roman continues with his second "Member Analysis" video this week by taking a detailed look at how amateur players transition from the Opening to the Middlegame. In particular, he stresses the difference between positional understanding and concrete analysis. He warns against making piece sacrifices without having calculated a "solid follow through variation".
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GM Roman Dzindzichashvili
GM Dzindzichashvili was once one of the top players in the world. Born in Georgia, his chess first developed in the USSR. While still an International Master, he defeated opponents like Botvinnik and Bronstein before emigrating, first to Israel where he became a Grandmaster, and then to the United States. His accomplishments in the U.S. include two U.S. Championship first places, and one World Open. He has not played actively in tournaments recently, but has become even more famous perhaps in the U.S. for quality instructional materials, in particular chess videos! Roman Dzindzichashvili now teaches chess classes and seminars for Chess.com University. Feel free to contact him for more information!
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