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in the Rd1 Qa7 Nd6+ Kf8 Qf4 line why can't black play Be8?
really enjoyed the lecture Dzindzi, thanks
ty for the lecture
Thanks for the video.
To paraphrase a famous saying, "insults lie in the mind of the beholder." Think about Dzindzi's predicament for a moment. He is a coach. If he sees a player using some wrong mappings in her/his head, what should Dzindzi do? Keep the player warm and cozy so that (s)he feels comfortable? Or destroy the misunderstanding that is hindering that poor player's chess development? Of course, when a person is feeling energetic, (s)he would likely do the job in a more pleasant manner. But what should a teacher do when (s)he is not feeling great? I think that a good teacher would fire away in that situation. I'd be privileged if I could turn to Dzindzi for a no-nonsense critique of my play.
Nice to see a video without insults against some amateur players who most likely play chess for fun. The "easy system against the french" is just great at club level. I recently started playing 1.e4 and your recommendation against the french works really well.
Thank you very much, GM Dzindzi!
Entertaining and instructive! It's good to see a "real life otb" game here on Member Analysis... you should analyze one of mine Roman it would be funny!
I could send Dzindzi some games of mine that would leave him speechless... :D
good , thank you!
It would be an exquisite delight to have the authority to watch the whole video.
nice game, very instructive, thanks!
by GM Roman Dzindzichashvili
Today's game displays an obscure variation of the French Defense, and though white makes a positional mistake (the unnecessary capture with Bxg6) -- as Dzindzi explains, black's sins were much worse! Watch as white establishes a strong outpost on d6, continues to bring in the major pieces along the c and d files, and finishes the game off in style (though it couldn't have been better).
Intermediate | Advanced
Players: Michael Connor
vs. Robert Bella
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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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