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  • 22 months ago


    nice video it helps me very much(srry for my bad English I'm Dutch)

  • 22 months ago


    Felt like I was in a comedy club, hilarious. 

  • 3 years ago


    In the rapid dragon sicilian, then, how does black most effectively get his kingside knight into play?

  • 4 years ago


    Good video, but I don't play the Sicilian Defense that much.

  • 4 years ago

    NM gbidari

    I was also wondering if e6 and g6 is always bad in the Sicilian as Roman said. I've seen strong GM's do it against the Closed Sicilian. Is this an exception or is it still bad?

  • 4 years ago


    "..&a new way, which was not nown before.. whcih is quite an accomplishment.. not in a good way"

    "what is that!? developing knight? no. makes no sense."

    rofl.. you are very entertaining(:

  • 4 years ago


    thanks for video lesson on chesse,I hope mr can explain detail next step

  • 4 years ago


    Very nice video! To a beginner like me, this is much more instructive compared to a master-level game analysis.

  • 4 years ago


    good video

  • 4 years ago


    I'm not strictly a beginner maybe intermediate as I play OTB for my club quite successfully (4.5/7), but as a die-hard fan of the Sicilian, it's a big part of my black repertoire, I actually enjoyed this lecture. I didn't know you have a DVD out on the Sicilian, I might have to get it if your teaching method is the same as your video lectures on here - witty story telling and comments needed as well as super-instructive teaching! Where can I buy it? Thanks :)

  • 4 years ago


    I greatly enjoyed the video. I have no formal chess training.   The video was clear in the moves discussed.  The video was very informative and entertaining.

  • 4 years ago


    ok, thanks

  • 4 years ago


    Great video Roman!

  • 4 years ago


    Is there any exception in the Sicilian Defense in which e6 and g6 could be played correctly ? For example , 1. e4 - c5 2. Nf3 - e6 3. d4 - cxd4 4. Nxd4 - a6 5. Bd3 - g6 .

    Thanks !

  • 4 years ago


    Roman, you are a treasure! I laughed out loud twice at your sarcasm... very refreshing.

  • 4 years ago


    And Danny Rensch saves the day!

  • 4 years ago

    IM DanielRensch

    @algorab and freetringers -- This video was mis-labled and was intended for the Beginner Level. The mistake has been corrected. Sorry if you feel it wasted your time, but we feel it is definitely an instructive (and of course entertaining with Dzindzi's banter Tongue out) video for Beginners.



  • 4 years ago


    Great video. thanks.

  • 4 years ago


    lol  i feel better now !  compared with those  players  i;m not so bad !  i must say though i;m not too clear why black giving up  his bishop in the game was bad but the examples Dzind.  gave were ok . 

  • 4 years ago


    Why is this labeled intermediate? Don't hang pawns for no reason. Don't spend tempi trading good bishops for bad bishops. Certainly beginner material.

    It was a sloppy game by both sides, and although Roman's instruction is a good reminder not to play moves without thinking, I think there are a lot of more interesting games being played on chess.com.

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