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Great Member Analysis lecture by GM Dzindzichashvilli once again.@ Pumpupthevolume247The Closed Sicilian is completely fine. It may not score quite as well for white statistically at the master level compared to the Open, but most of us aren't masters anyway. Plus the Open variations tend to be way more theoretical, plus openings almost don't even matter at the club level anyway. The better tactician will probably win most of the time regardless of the opening.
До слез смеялся, спасибо;)
at 10:10 i was trying to find the worst possible move for black before he said what it was and i saw b5 and that is just what black did lol. Dzindzi is hilarious in this one too. "And move like b5... you could go to jail!"
I believe that Roman was being WAY too harsh on blacks position. It was no way lost. Might I be the one to suggest a king run to the kingside. Start with Kb7 followed by Rb8 and Kc1.
Roman you are hilarious! (side note - open Sicilian is better)
I can't submit any of my games because GM Dzindzichashvili would probably commit suicide after trying to understand my stupid moves.
Very good and instructive, thank you.
great video. Thanks Roman.
Good lecture , thanks
Why didn't you want to play d4 in the beginning? Amanultra? Did you want to play an closed Sicilian?
I can't find you playing Quale. i can't even find the member Quale? Did you play Quale on chess.com?
yes. I realize now that i would have two pieces for a rook. Nowadays i would play b4 without regard to material.
HAHAH Roman This is your best work here yet!! Absolutely loved this video. The strong emphasis' actually had a very profound effect on my understanding of the game/video.
Thank you and please keep them coming.
" I was afraid of Nf3+ followed by Bxa1 After b4. I saw b4 and i would have played it next move but i didnt want the rook traded. Nowadays i could care less about losing an exchange in positions like that."
Nf3+ is met with ...Nxf3 Bxa1 Rxa1 and you haven't lost an exchange at all. You've gained two pieces for a rook. More importantly, you've opened the black king position. 0-1
I was afraid of Nf3+ followed by Bxa1 After b4. I saw b4 and i would have played it next move but i didnt want the rook traded. Nowadays i could care less about losing an exchange in positions like that. Sometimes i give away whole rooks for attacks. It was definitely an instructive game. I still think the final move is pretty.
i like my handle... can we get some animation like a cop car or something for moves like b5?
lol roman is halarious!
"What is this?!?! Protection!?" haha
Really Great Lecture!!!
Question: Which is better, bad plan or no plan?
I learn more by seeing others mistakes..thank you for another highly instructive video.
by GM Roman Dzindzichashvili
Grandmaster Dzindzichashvili reviews another Chess.com member game, and he certainly had some things to say about it! Roman provides important tips on development, planning (especially for Closed Sicilian players) and and the importance of keeping your king safe. His humorous critiques at times are a joy to listen to, so watch for yourself...
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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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