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I think pgn downloads for videos started around 2013, and is pretty standard now.
It's very disappointing that your chess content here on the Pirc is not supplemented with pgn-files. This way I have to make notes while listening to the content and pause and replay the videos all the time but it is rather time-consuming.
19:50 ...c5 can be taken en passant. The N is lost?
did no one ever found out ? wah i feel so proud ....i used to play like this ...not this opening generally xd ...a6 b5 i do ..if a4 i play Nc6 ;)
I like it and definitely plan to use it. Thanks
I'm not a GREAT player like a lot of my peers, however "a normal move like 10.Ne1 for White?? I don't get it. Wouldn't White most surely play either 10.Rad1, Bg5, even a4 here? Thanks for the series!
Very nice vid. Been playing Pirc for years with good success. White tends to underestimate Black's resources long-term.
MarcioSaito, if W plays a3, just continue with b5 and Bb7, which is a great square for the bishop.
My question would be, if B does play Nb4, it seems vulnerable to an eventual c3 by W with nowhere to run. But maybe it's too hard for W to engineer the move so not a worry ...
When I play a6, the most common response I get is a3 (not a4), in which case, the lines don't work. What is the drawback (from the perspective of whites) on the a3 move? How to exploit it?
gta vice city
The Pirc Defence (pronounced "peerts", though it is often wrongly known as the "perk" defence, even among grandmasters).
Sorry, but I think you might be saying it wrong.
I haven't learned a new defence in ages... the Pirc has always appealed to me I might actually give it a shot. Great video!
Hi congrat. After[On Time] Dzindzi it is the best on Pirc.
Carlsen was GM when he was, I'm not sure, 14?
Of course he probably didn't spend a lot of time playing Grand Theft Auto.
Or maybe he did, I don't know. lol
Thanks. I'll need to study this over again but some nice ideas to ponder.
this is great but it is too big for my head
i am still 12 years old
by GM Mackenzie Molner
International Master Mackenize Molner continues GM Dzindzichashvili's series on the Pirc Defense this weekend, and Mac has "gone over to the dark side"! That's right, he's advocating black's perspective with his contributions, and he has his own ten plus years of experience to back him up! Molner starts off by displaying black's most basic ideas against the Classical Variation. Enjoy his clear explanations of black's plans, and take notes for your own repertoire!
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Pirc Defense: Classical Variation (B08)
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GM Mackenzie Molner
International Master Mackenzie Molner is one of the rising young stars in America. He has been ranked amongst the top juniors in the United States for more than ten years. Originally, from New Jersey, "Mac" recently graduated from NYU with a Bachelor's Degree in Romance Languages, with a specialty in Spanish (he also speaks German, French and Russian). Mac considers himself a Professional Chess Player/Coach.
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