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Roman's Novelty Shop: Taimanov Sicilian

Feb 11, 2014
19 min
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What was GM Dzindzichashvili doing when the Beatles were on the Ed Sullivan Show? He was crafting his own ballads on the chess board. Here the grandmaster shows us some 50-year-old analysis in the Taimanov Sicilian. In various parts of his treatment, three of the four rooks are captured on their home squares! In the words of John Lennon: "Rooks are flowing out like endless rain into a paper cup, Bishops slither wildly as they slip across the universe." Watch and experience "waves of joy!"