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I've heard of the bishop pair, but I never realized the knights were twins.
Excellent game by Dzinzi,instructive.
Thank you Roman. Very instructive video.
I enjoyed your video and will watch it again and again until I have learned all of the points you are teaching.You are my favorite video instructor.THX
Thank you Roman - very clear and neat - you are excellent lecturer!
Thanks Roman. I enjoyed the endgame very much. It is very instructive how you played Nf3-d1 to reach the b4 square rather than the more natural Nf3-d2-c4 and then how you ended up putting the opponent in zugzwang. Well done!
does this guy show any of his bad games?
Great video. I thought you did a nice job of demonstrating how a simple positional threat turned into a python. Once the weakness of the a6 pawn became clear, you threatened to gain a strong outpost and that was enough to force compounding weaknesses. With the coup de grace of the king march, a brilliantly simple plan, the queenside just crumbled. Keep them coming :)
If I were white, I would have made so many different (WRONG) moves, I would have been slaughtered even more quickly than I generally am.
At this point, Roman has pulled slightly ahead of Pappa Bear for the chess.com video lead. Will he pull away like Secretariat in the Belmont, or fade under the pressure?
really nice video.
at 21:16 the board looks like a white/green checkerboard with chess pieces on it
Good video - I like trying to apply a squeeze in a game and probably wouldn't have done it if not for seeing great videos such as this!
by GM Roman Dzindzichashvili
Today GM Dzindzi reviews a game in which his opponent was, well, squeezed to death! His victim, GM Ljubomir Ljubojević, found himself slightly worse in a position that seemed simple, with very little "bite". However, after one small misstep (trading rooks and heading into the endgame), black found himself with no useful moves on the board... The only thing left to do was watch the Dzindzinator apply the squeeze!
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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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