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wish there were more videos like this
Dec 16 2014...good
Right on point ,very instructive !
opened ticket to chess.com support they are working on the video issue. I'm sure they will fix it soon.
Can't bring up your vido. Only get commentary page.
I can't watch them either. Not since the update.
Still can't watch videos ???
Awesome video yet again, Danny. Keep up these pawn structure videos! They're some of the best stuff on this here site.
Phlavsa in America beginning college courses are labeled as 101.
Can't view the videos on the website using the iPad anymore. However, they still work via the app for the iPad. What changed?
love this guy
Great series and complex opening strategy very well presented. I am a "sideline monkey" as he calls it who tries to avoid all this real knowledge with the Smith Morra and c3 lines so this will be very valuable.
why no end?
Looking forward to the next section. Thanks Danny!
Although I never play 1.e4 really it's great to see the detail and thought process behind such a sharp and complex system, ACE!
why 101? what do I miss?
This was awesome and highly instructive. I concur with dzindzifan! I finally got it! Your live sessions are like candy for the brian. I love them and don't agree with dannyhan. Like most people I want more. You are the heart and soul of Chess.com
Danny, I am in awe! I've played this and against this my whole life but after watching this video I think I understand things better than ever. You are a great teacher!
by IM Daniel Rensch
IM Rensch provides the introduction to what is considered white's most dangerous, accurate, and potentially universal approach to the Open Sicilians. As with each video in this series, he breaks it down the perspective of "the little guys", highlights the positional features more than the "opening theory" and tries to provide a preview as to what will be discussed over the course of the next few videos...
Intermediate | Advanced
Sicilian Defense: Dragon Variation, Yugoslav Attack (B76)
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IM Daniel Rensch
With numerous "scholastic chess accomplishments" to boast of, both as a player and a coach, Danny has been a "chess professional" since his early teens. He was ranked in the Top 10 for his age in the U.S. every year from the age of 12 - 21years old, and at one point he was the highest rated 19-year old in the country. He earned the IM title at age 23. A part owner and full time Staff Member for Chess.com LLC, Danny is our Vice President of Content and Professional Operations, managing the products and "team of contributors" you enjoy here, as well as for our scholastic extension site, ChessKid.com.
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