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Interesting, but I need to find a way to spot moves like f5 - I wouldn't have seen it I don't think, I still barely understand it after the video. I wonder how best to study to spot this sort of tactic.
Good to see that even a 1900 can make such mistakes!Thanks
is it true roman left chess.com?
thanks GM Roman.
I ve learned lot from your comments, GM Roman, thanks
"Roman left Chess.com and this was his last video. :-("
WHY? Roman (and Danny) are the only reason I stay a premium member!!!
nice teaching by GM. I learn from this lesson every move is very important in the middle game for win the game.chess players are playing in the middle game very carefully .
Now I can watch
Hanie2004, you need diamond membership!
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Thanks Roman Sir.
Bad news. Roman left Chess.com and this was his last video. :-(
Terrific, and a big thank you to Roman. What insights, from an 'ordinary' game!
Thank you, this was very interesting. I watched it twice, and played the moves out on a board on the second viewing.
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1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 a6 5.Nc3 Nc6 6.Be3 Bb4 7.Qd2 Nf6 8.f3 Qa5 9.Nb3 Bxc3 10.bxc3 ( 10.Nxa5 Bxd2+ 11.Bxd2 ) 10...Qc7 11.Bc4 b5 ( 11...d5 12.exd5 Ne5 13.Be2 Nxd5 14.Bd4 O-O 15.O-O b6 ) 12.Be2 Bb7 13.O-O Rc8 14.Rad1 ( 14.a4 bxa4 15.Rxa4 ) 14...Ne7 15.Bc5 d5 16.Bxe7 Qxe7 17.e5 Nd7 18.f4 Nc5 19.Nd4 Ne4 20.Qe1 Nxc3 21.Rd3 Nxe2+ 22.Qxe2 O-O ( 22...Rc4 ) ( 22...Qc5 ) ( 22...g6 ) 23.Rg3 ( 23.f5 Qh4 24.Qd2 Rc4 25.Rf4 ) 23...Rc4 24.c3 ( 24.f5 Qc5 25.c3 Rxc3 26.Qf2 Rc4 ) 24...g6 ( 24...Bc8 25.f5 exf5 26.Nxf5 Bxf5 27.Rxf5 ) 25.f5 exf5 26.Nxf5 Qc5+ 27.Kh1 Rxc3 ( 27...Bc8 28.Nd6 Rxc3 ) 28.Rxc3 ( 28.e6 fxe6 ( 28...d4 29.exf7+ Kh8 ( 29...Rxf7 30.Nh6+ ) 30.Rxc3 dxc3 31.Qe6 ) 29.Qxe6+ Kh8 30.Qe5+ Kg8 31.Qg7# ) 28...Qxc3 29.Nh6+ Kg7 30.Nxf7 Rxf7 31.Rxf7+ Kxf7
Excellent analysis and examples of how opportunities develop from good principled play.
very instructive as usual, thanks roman!!!
If I could have one person as my coach, it would definitely by Roman. He is so funny and he manages to instruct well even through a video.
I've listened to GM Roman D. for over 10 yrs...there just isnt another GM that can be so instructive, at a lower level. I appreciate the way he goes about it, using humor, and following through with different moves, which COULD win the game, yet wasn't made. These are the moves I like to be shown, (NOT that I will remember).
Thanks for the very informative video!
by GM Roman Dzindzichashvili
The name of the game is pawn thrust today. White misses not one but two chances to end the game with advances on the enemy king. GM Dzindzi shows the relatively simple sequences that would have followed. Instead, White pursues his own strategy. Will this cost him a win in the end? Watch and find out. One's thing's for sure - he beguiled the grandmaster by not crashing through Black's castle.
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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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