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21:04 "Actually this move is just to keep Pizzas together" LOL LOL LOL Sorry just way I'm hearing it
Roman, you kill me with these lectures. Beautiful stuff!
"I don't know what to do here for White..it's like White sacrifice piece for attack BUT black has an attack"
LOL LOL LOL
really helpful video!
Roman your quotes are priceless, we could write a book:" what is that move, I tried, I tried to understand, and than I gave up" lol (20:50)
I believe Roman analyzes games that members send him. So I think they know they will receive an unvarnished critique of their performance. Roman is passionate about chess and wants to see the game played well. I admire that.
Excelent and fun.
I realy enjoy this guy and learn a lot.
Fun analysis! And if you ever play me, there is more than a slight chance that I'll be intoxicated!
"When there's a strange move, it's always possible that the opponent is intoxicated" - very interesting observation
I can't understand why someone trying to learn from an expert would complain about the expert's sharp comments. Try learning anything on any subject from a trainer who cares so little about the subject matter or the trainee's progress as to not severely criticize poor performance.
Saw the comments below and I did not see anything insulting that Roman did in his presentation. In fact the chess lesson in this video is very useful for most of us ordinary players here .. we go with some sacrifice at times thinking that things will pan out in our favour down the track. So often we miss the defensive moves and lose pieces for nothing really. So Roman sends home a very valid message .. "do not sacrifice and start attacking without seeing the end of it". It is much much easier to come up with defensive moves (as one has to save themselves in finite ways) as opposed to coming up with masterful attacks that are foolproof. Please do not strike at Roman guys, his English may not be all that good, but his lessons are valuable.
Roman, You are FANTASTIC!!! I absolutely love your videos.
Very dry sense of humor, love these videos Roman!
yes I must say you made this very watchable!!!!! I tried, I tried but i gave up
I looked him up on the FIDE rating list. He is ranked 488th all time. That means that there are not 500 chess players that walked the earth better then him.
I think that alone buys him plenty of slack. That and the fact that he is hilarious.
Thank you for making this very informative and instructional video. Enjoyed it a lot.
Roman, Love your videos to no end. Very instructive. I learned a lot! But go a little easy on these guys eh.
by GM Roman Dzindzichashvili
In an addendum to his last member video on development, GM Dzindzichashvili shows why sacrificing without complete development is usually a lost cause. After an initial h-file thrust, white felt compelled to try to mate quickly instead of choosing several other promising alternatives. Without any queenside development, the foray goes nowhere, and the lesson is hopefully learned, lest Roman be any more confused by white's future dubiousness.
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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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