Pirc Defense for White

Pirc Defense for White

Power your way past the Pirc Defense with GM Dzindzi!

You’ve studied your Sicilians, but what happens when Black tries the pesky Pirc Defense? Don’t worry, GM Roman Dzindzichashvili has your back!. Roman shows some of his personal preparation, rebooted with updated analysis to beat the latest tries for Black. This series is a must for anyone who plays either side of the Pirc and also good for any chess player interested in high-level positional strategy!

  • Learn a dangerous and sound system to torment the Pirc Defense!
  • Learn the key move orders needed to start playing this line right away!
  • Learn the strategic motifs to meet any opening surprises!

"Really amazing stuff. I'm gonna use this in an OTB match tournament next Saturday against an opponent who always plays the Pirc Defense against 1. e4" - Chess.com Member FreeCat

"GM Dzindzichashvili is a methodical machine and a legend. He consistently delivers the most deliberate opening analysis. Pure gold."
- Chess.com Member X-OpsDude



Pirc Defense: Roman's System for White!

A long time ago, in a video lecture far, far away GM Roman Dzindzichashvili recommended a system against the Pirc for white... Today he recommends the same system! With updated analysis, and computer preparation by his side, Roman explains why he believe the 5.h3 system is very under-rated for white, and full of pitfalls for black!
21 min
5 Challenges

Pirc Defense: Take Away Counterplay!

Players who enjoyed Roman's take on the 5.h3 Variation of the Pirc Defense have more to sink their teeth into, while players looking for black's side to the story will have to wait with patience. Dzindzi breaks down why he is no longer worried about a variation that used to scare him. He reveals an amazing novelty for white in the process...
29 min
5 Challenges

Pirc Defense for White

2 Lessons
50 Minutes
10 Challenges
Released July 23, 2019
4,077 Students