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I understand. This was not meant to be critical in any way. It was just my opinion. I think the video is good and the positional insights are excellent, but a little "slower" explanation would have been better IMO since it is a lot to digest.
I'm a Bible teacher and I strive to impart truth to the people in the simplest ways so that no one gets "confused."
Thank you for responding. I appreciate your reply.
Thank you for your comment, Golden_Knight Joe, but most of the people are not of your level neither, and it is impossible for me to meet all the desires/needs/tastes. If I make it too simple, then the more advanced will complain, there is never 100 % happiness...
I think this GM complicates things too much by explaining beyond the scope of any amateur's understanding of positional games.
Dejan should know who his audience is first and then try to simplify the explanation of the double pawns so that everyone can leave this video having understood the principle behind double pawns. The excessive number of arrows on the board confused me and made it hard for me to follow.
excellent video !!! thank you
good video a bit hard to understand though
Good lesson, learning the ideas behind the openings is always better than just memorizing moves and lines! AND My System is one of my favorite chess books, as a former English Lit major I can vouch for the fact that it is very enjoyable and instructive, it reads like a work of literature as well as a primer on tactics and strategy.
good video !!!
Im reading through the 4th chapter in My System right now so this was a really timely video for me. Chapter 4 is about the passed pawn and e5 in the final game was a great example of the pawns lust to expand and the ability it has to open lines for the pieces behind it.
Yes, the influence of My System to the modern chess cannot be measured!
Huge fan! I still refer to "My System" 30 yrs after I first read it. Thanks for the series GM Bojkov!
At last! A series on Nimzowitsch! The most important chess book ever written ... My System ! Evidently it's been updated with algebraic notation now so it's easier to read ... and you know what? Added bonus ... it's entertaining as well! Thank you GM Bojkov for this excellent video lesson; so looking forward to this series!
"My system " was my first serious chess book that i recommand for all player who want improve his hability in chess
really great player
by GM Dejan Bojkov
Perhaps the most influential chess mind of the 20th century is on display today! Not only for his accomplishments as a player, but moreover, his writings and philosophies that made the "Master's Approach" accessible/understandable to the "Amateur's Mind". Today GM Bojkov reviews three great games by the late Aron Nimzowitsch, and this video lecture is only the beginning...
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GM Dejan Bojkov
Dejan Bojkov is a Grandmaster, originally from Bulgaria. As a youngster, Dejan was the winner of numerous Youth Championships -- including Boys Under 14 and Boys Under 18 Bulgarian Champion. This translated to success on the international stage, with his most recent victory coming at the Sydney International Open in Australia (2010). As a trainer his work has known little failure, and some of his students include Antoaneta Stefanova-former World Womens Champion.
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