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  1. Roman's Lab Vol 1 - Learning Openings the Easy Way, Traps & Novelties (4h 20m)

    Roman's Lab Vol 1 - Learning Openings the Easy Way, Traps & Novelties (4h 20m)

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    In this five lesson DVD, Roman discusses topics such as how to avoid and create opening traps, searching for novelties and the advantages and drawbacks of a sharp repertoire. Five lessons include 1.Learning Openings the Easy Way - Guide to worry-free openings, based on understanding rather than a memory contest. 2.Avoiding & Creating Opening Traps - The secrets to avoiding and creating opening traps without damaging your position. 3.Dangers & Advantages of Choosing Sharp Openings - Tactics you can't live without in sharp modern openings. 4.Punishment for Delaying Development in the Opening - Punishment meted out for typical materialist at the expense of development. 5.Creating Opening Novelties - Important updates on a number of novelties introduced in previous Roman Forum tapes. GrandMaster Roman Dzindzichashvili •Former two time U.S. Champion & Russian Champion •World Open Winner, Writer & Teacher •Former Chess Coach & Trainer for World Champions Gary Kasparov & Anatoly Karpov Total running time 4h 20m Learn More
  2. Roman's Lab Vol 2 - Sacrifices and Tactics that End Games in the Opening (4h 20m)

    Roman's Lab Vol 2 - Sacrifices and Tactics that End Games in the Opening (4h 20m)

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    Roman's Lab 2: Sacrifices, Tactics, Traps that End Games in Opening Over FOUR HOURS of material, covering lessons on taking an ambitious approach in critical opening positions, tactical motifs in the openings and positional sacrifices in the opening. Lessons 6 ö 10 6.Ambitious Approach to Critical Opening Positions 7.Positional Sacrifice in the Opening - Part 1 8.Positional Sacrifice in the Opening - Part 2 9.Powerful Tactics in the Opening - Part 1 10.Powerful Tactics in the Opening - Part 2 GrandMaster Roman Dzindzichashvili •Former two time U.S. Champion & Russian Champion •World Open Winner, Writer & Teacher •Former Chess Coach & Trainer for World Champions Gary Kasparov & Anatoly Karpov Total running time 4h 20m Learn More
  3. Roman's Lab Vol 3 - Transition to the Middle Game (4h 20m)

    Roman's Lab Vol 3 - Transition to the Middle Game (4h 20m)

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    Grandmaster Roman Dzindzichashvili discusses key features of early middlegame positions - pawn structures, how to build attacking positions. 11.Designing Sicilian Assaults from the Opening 12.Building Attacking Positions from the Opening - Part 1 13.Building Attacking Positions from the Opening - Part 2 14.The Importance of Planning for Pawn Structure in the Opening - Part 1 15.The Importance of Planning for Pawn Structure in the Opening - Part 2 GrandMaster Roman Dzindzichashvili •Former two time U.S. Champion & Russian Champion •World Open Winner, Writer & Teacher •Former Chess Coach & Trainer for World Champions Gary Kasparov & Anatoly Karpov Total running time 4h 20m Learn More
  4. Roman's Lab Vol 4 - Planning & Attacking Based on Superiority of Pieces (4h 20m)

    Roman's Lab Vol 4 - Planning & Attacking Based on Superiority of Pieces (4h 20m)

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    The fourth DVD in the series looks at how best to play the middlegame. Activity of minor pieces and the art of transition into the middlegame are central topics. 16.Planning & Attacking Based on the Superiority of the Pieces 17.Planning & Emphasizing Activity of Pieces Part 1 18.Planning & Emphasizing Activity of Pieces Part 2 19.The Art of Transition to Middle Game Part 1 20.The Art of Transition to Middle Game Part 2 GrandMaster Roman Dzindzichashvili •Former two time U.S. Champion & Russian Champion •World Open Winner, Writer & Teacher •Former Chess Coach & Trainer for World Champions Gary Kasparov & Anatoly Karpov Total running time 4h 20m Learn More
  5. Roman's Lab Vol 5 - Rapid and Complete Opening Repertoire for White (over 2h)

    Roman's Lab Vol 5 - Rapid and Complete Opening Repertoire for White (over 2h)

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    For White, Roman recommends the Queens Gambit and gives you lines that will dramatically cut your study time. He guides you through these responses: * Queens Gambit Accepted & Declined * Queens Indian Defense * The Benko Gambit * Slav Defense * Albin Counter Gambit * Nimzo-Indian Defense * Kings Indian Defense * Grunfled Defense * Dutch Defense * Knight C6 & Bishop F5 lines For Black, Roman recommends solid active lines. For lines against E4 Roman recommends d6, Nf6, and e5. With Roman's clear cut advice there is relatively little theory to remember. Against the Queens Gambit, Roman recommends the Nimzo-Indian Defense. Roman also gives you his best lines to meet The English, Tromposwki, and Knight f3. His lines are safe active positions to get you into a comfortable Middle Game. Rapid & Complete Opening Repertoire for the Tournament Player for White & Black Learn More
  6. Roman's Lab Vol 6 - Rapid and Complete Opening Repertoire for Black (over 2h)

    Roman's Lab Vol 6 - Rapid and Complete Opening Repertoire for Black (over 2h)

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    For White, Roman recommends the Queens Gambit and gives you lines that will dramatically cut your study time. He guides you through these responses: * Queens Gambit Accepted & Declined * Queens Indian Defense * The Benko Gambit * Slav Defense * Albin Counter Gambit * Nimzo-Indian Defense * Kings Indian Defense * Grunfled Defense * Dutch Defense * Knight C6 & Bishop F5 lines For Black, Roman recommends solid active lines. For lines against E4 Roman recommends d6, Nf6, and e5. With Roman's clear cut advice there is relatively little theory to remember. Against the Queens Gambit, Roman recommends the Nimzo-Indian Defense. Roman also gives you his best lines to meet The English, Tromposwki, and Knight f3. His lines are safe active positions to get you into a comfortable Middle Game. Rapid & Complete Opening Repertoire for the Tournament Player for White & Black Learn More
  7. Roman's Lab Vol 7 - Think and Play like a Grandmaster (over 2h)

    Roman's Lab Vol 7 - Think and Play like a Grandmaster (over 2h)

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    Think and Play like a GM Roman takes you through a series of simple and easy to follow games to show how GrandMasters: •Approach to Basic coordination of pieces •Developing a plan base on your opponents weakness •Exploiting pawn and positional weaknesses •Gaining space and limiting your opponentâs space •Well placed pieces vs. badly placed pieces •When and when not to exchange pieces •Pawn structures - how they affect piece placement & development •Concluding the Game Your playing strength will improve dramatically as Roman gives you an insight on how to "Think and Play Like a GrandMaster". You can make most of the same moves regardless of playing strength with the right approach and logical thinking. GrandMaster Roman Dzindzichashvili •Former two time U.S. Champion & Russian Champion •World Open Winner, Writer & Teacher •Former Chess Coach & Trainer for World Champions Gary Kasparov & Anatoly Karpov Learn More
  8. Roman's Lab Vol 8 - Comprehensive Chess Endings 1 (over 2h)

    Roman's Lab Vol 8 - Comprehensive Chess Endings 1 (over 2h)

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    Comprehensive Chess Endings part 1 Roman recommends that you learn and understand the end game so you will know ahead of time whether it is won, lost or drawn. These lessons by Roman will help you determine whether you should go into the endgame or avoid it. Lessons in Volume 8: 1.King and Pawn Endings 2.More King and Pawn Endings 3.Practical Rook and Pawn Endings 4.Tactical Rook Endings 5.Basic Principles of Minor Piece Endings 6.Queen and Pawn Endings GrandMaster Roman Dzindzichashvili •Former two time U.S. Champion & Russian Champion •World Open Winner, Writer & Teacher •Former Chess Coach & Trainer for World Champions Gary Kasparov & Anatoly Karpov Total running time over 2 hours Learn More
  9. Roman's Lab Vol 9 - Comprehensive Chess Endings 2 (over 2h)

    Roman's Lab Vol 9 - Comprehensive Chess Endings 2 (over 2h)

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    Comprehensive Chess Endings part 2 GrandMaster Roman Dzindzichashvili, former two time US & Russian Champion, and chess coach/trainer for world champions Gary Kasparov & Anatoly Karpov, shows you how to play for a win or draw in these types of end games: Lessons in Volume 9: 1.Queen vs King & Pawn 2.Queen vs Rook 3.Queen vs Knight & Bishop 4.Rook vs 2 Pawns 5.Rook & Pawn vs Bishop & Pawn 6.Rook & Pawn vs Bishop & Knight 7.Pawn & Bishop vs 2 Rooks Roman recommends that you learn and understand the end game so you will know ahead of time whether it is won, lost or drawn. These lessons by Roman will help you determine whether you should go into the endgame or avoid it. GrandMaster Roman Dzindzichashvili •Former two time U.S. Champion & Russian Champion •World Open Winner, Writer & Teacher •Former Chess Coach & Trainer for World Champions Gary Kasparov & Anatoly Karpov Total running time over 2 hours Learn More
  10. Roman's Lab Vol 10: Greatest Games of Chess ever Played - Part 1 (over 2h)

    Roman's Lab Vol 10: Greatest Games of Chess ever Played - Part 1 (over 2h)

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    Roman's Lab volumes 10 and 11 - The Greatest Games of Chess - Positional and Tactical Masterpieces Roman selects and analyzes 13 of the greatest games ever played by the top world-class players. The Criteria for selection of these positional and tactical masterpieces was a high level of resistance for both sides and how the game contributed to the history of chess. In part 1: 1. Botvinnik - Capablanca (23:41) 2. Kavalek - Kasparov (19:13) 3. Short - Timman (18:31) 4. Karpov -Kasparov (20:43) 5. Karpov - Kasparov (12:51) 6. Fischer - Reshevsky (6:59) Learn More
  11. Roman's Lab Vol 11: Greatest Games of Chess ever Played - Part 2 (over 2h)

    Roman's Lab Vol 11: Greatest Games of Chess ever Played - Part 2 (over 2h)

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    Roman's Lab volumes 10 and 11 - The Greatest Games of Chess - Positional and Tactical Masterpieces Roman selects and analyzes 13 of the greatest games ever played by the top world-class players. The Criteria for selection of these positional and tactical masterpieces was a high level of resistance for both sides and how the game contributed to the history of chess. In part 1: 1. Botvinnik - Capablanca (23:41) 2. Kavalek - Kasparov (19:13) 3. Short - Timman (18:31) 4. Karpov -Kasparov (20:43) 5. Karpov - Kasparov (12:51) 6. Fischer - Reshevsky (6:59) Learn More
  12. Roman's Lab Vol 12: New Improvements in Opening Theory (over 2h)

    Roman's Lab Vol 12: New Improvements in Opening Theory (over 2h)

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    New Improvements in Opening Theory for the Competitive Player This DVD covers: •Accelerated Dragon •Closed Sicilian with g3 •Bogo Indian 6.Nc3 •Nimzo Indian 4. a3 •Nimzo Indian 4. f3 •Nimzo Indian 4. Qc2 •Nimzo Indian 4. Bg5 Leningrad •Nimzo Indian 4. e3 Classical GrandMaster Roman Dzindzichashvili •Former two time U.S. Champion & Russian Champion •World Open Winner, Writer & Teacher •Former Chess Coach & Trainer for World Champions Gary Kasparov & Anatoly Karpov Total running time over 2 hours Learn More
  13. Roman's Lab Vol 13: Maximize Your Success against 1.b4, c4, d4 (over 2h)

    Roman's Lab Vol 13: Maximize Your Success against 1.b4, c4, d4 (over 2h)

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    Roman's Lab 13 - Maximize Your Opening Success Against 1.b4,c4,d4,f4 Learn More
  14. Roman's Lab Vol 14: Improve your Combinational & Tactical Skills - Part 1 (over 2h)

    Roman's Lab Vol 14: Improve your Combinational & Tactical Skills - Part 1 (over 2h)

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    Improve your Combinational Preparation and Tactical Skills part 1 Featured topics include: Thematic combinations, intuition, pattern recognition, most unusual combinations, combinations in the opening that come from nowhere in the Caro-Kann, Dutch and Grunfeld. Roman's best combinational and tactical game ever. GrandMaster Roman Dzindzichashvili •Former two time U.S. Champion & Russian Champion •World Open Winner, Writer & Teacher •Former Chess Coach & Trainer for World Champions Gary Kasparov & Anatoly Karpov Total running time over 2 hours Learn More
  15. Roman's Lab Vol 15: Improve your Combinational & Tactical Skills - Part 2 (over 2h)

    Roman's Lab Vol 15: Improve your Combinational & Tactical Skills - Part 2 (over 2h)

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    Improve your Combinational Preparation and Tactical Skills 2 Featured topics include: Multiple thematic combinations in the Nimzo Indian, Unexpected tactical shots in the Scotch, Thematic counter combinations in the Ruy Lopez, Complex combination in the English, Unusual endgame tactics and combinations and quiet tactical moves. GrandMaster Roman Dzindzichashvili •Former two time U.S. Champion & Russian Champion •World Open Winner, Writer & Teacher •Former Chess Coach & Trainer for World Champions Gary Kasparov & Anatoly Karpov Total running time over 2 hours Learn More
  16. Roman's Lab Vol 16: Learn to play the English The Easy Way (over 2h)

    Roman's Lab Vol 16: Learn to play the English The Easy Way (over 2h)

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    Learn to Play the English Opening the Easy Way Roman will teach you the unique way he plays White's most solid and easy to learn repertoire. Complex theory and variations are replaced with easy to learn plans and strategies that will teach you how to achieve good positions against all of black's responses. GrandMaster Roman Dzindzichashvili •Former two time U.S. Champion & Russian Champion •World Open Winner, Writer & Teacher •Former Chess Coach & Trainer for World Champions Gary Kasparov & Anatoly Karpov Total running time over 2 hours Learn More
  17. Roman's Lab Vol 17: Unbeatable Secret Weapons for Black (over 2h)

    Roman's Lab Vol 17: Unbeatable Secret Weapons for Black (over 2h)

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    Unbeatable Secret Weapons for Black 1.The New Revolutionary Sicilian - Roman has beaten the top players in the world with this unknown variation of the Sicilian. This is a tested powerful line and gives Black an advantage in the opening. Move order 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 Nc6 6.Bg5 g6!! 2.The Scandinavian ...Nf6 - A forgotten opening, solid and a great surprise weapon. This opening according to Roman is as good as the French, Caro-Kann, and some variations of the Sicilian. GrandMaster Roman Dzindzichashvili •Former two time U.S. Champion & Russian Champion •World Open Winner, Writer & Teacher •Former Chess Coach & Trainer for World Champions Gary Kasparov & Anatoly Karpov Total running time over 2 hours Learn More
  18. Roman's Lab Vol 18: Blitz as a tool to better chess & Secrets in Beating your Chess Computer

    Roman's Lab Vol 18: Blitz as a tool to better chess & Secrets in Beating your Chess Computer

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    Better Chess & Secrets in Beating Your Chess Computer Programs Vol.18 There is little information on how to improve your Blitz Chessgame. Roman has had a blitz rating as high as 3450 on the Intet Chess Club and will pass his knowledge on to you on how blitz is played on the highest lev He recommends ideas openings to iove your Bligame which will also help you improve your over the board skills. When it comes to Secrets in beat Chess Computer Programs, Roman is one of the best G.M. in the world and has even helped programmers improves flaws in their own programs. Computer Programs can look at millions of positions a second. Roman recommends and gives you ideas on how to give your computer positions where there is nothing to calculate. This will help you level the playing field, since most humans understand weak pieces and closed positions better than computers. Roman will help you with a plan to exploit these weaknesses Learn More
  19. Roman's Lab Vol 19: Understanding & Dominating your chess game with Pawn Structures (over 2h)

    Roman's Lab Vol 19: Understanding & Dominating your chess game with Pawn Structures (over 2h)

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    Understanding and Dominating Your Chess Game with Pawn Structures Pawn structures are involved in all aspects of your chess game and re the most important part of strategic planning. Roman will guide you through all the various pawn structures and by understanding pawn structures you will be able to achieve better positions and dominate your chess games. GrandMaster Roman Dzindzichashvili •Former two time U.S. Champion & Russian Champion •World Open Winner, Writer & Teacher •Former Chess Coach & Trainer for World Champions Gary Kasparov & Anatoly Karpov Total running time over 2 hours Learn More
  20. Roman's Lab Vol 20: Step-by-Step Manoeuvring in Closed Positions (over 2h)

    Roman's Lab Vol 20: Step-by-Step Manoeuvring in Closed Positions (over 2h)

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    Step by Step Essential Maneuvering in Closed Positions Roman will take you step by step through several highly instructional games by the master of positional maneuvering Grandmaster Tigran Petrosian. In order to achieve a higher level in chess it is essential to have maneuvering skills, planning, and the understanding of each position. Roman will teach you the skills you need to master the art of positional maneuvering in closed positions. GrandMaster Roman Dzindzichashvili •Former two time U.S. Champion & Russian Champion •World Open Winner, Writer & Teacher •Former Chess Coach & Trainer for World Champions Gary Kasparov & Anatoly Karpov Total running time over 2 hours Learn More
  21. Roman's Lab Vol 21: The King's Indian Defence (over 2h)

    Roman's Lab Vol 21: The King's Indian Defence (over 2h)

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    Volume 0021r: The Kings Indian Defense Grandmaster Roman Dzinzichashvili Over 120 Minutes The King's Indian is one of the biggest openings in modern chess theory. Roman will give you the best lines for Black to play against all of White's responses. This will get you reasonable positions and a clear plan to follow. Roman will teach you how to play one of the most aggressive openings for Black. Learn More
  22. Roman's Lab Vol 22: The Scotch and Giuoco Piano (over 2h)

    Roman's Lab Vol 22: The Scotch and Giuoco Piano (over 2h)

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    Volume 22: The Scotch & Giuoco Openings Scotch Gambit (e4 e5 2 nf3 nc6 3d4 exd4) & Giuoco Piano (e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 Bc4 Bc5) gives white an aggressive Tactical repetoire. Roman has revive old lines giving them new ideas. These opening are hard to meet at even at the highest level so sit back and let Roman should you how to get great results with these rarely used opening. Learn More
  23. Roman's Lab Vol 23: Grand Prix and Reti (over 2h)

    Roman's Lab Vol 23: Grand Prix and Reti (over 2h)

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    Volume 23: Gran Prix and Reti Opening Grand Prix Attack (1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. f4) is Roman's Favorite opening to meet the Sicilian Defense. Roman will show you a clear plan which will give you a comfortable position, however, if your opponent makes a tactical or positional mistake, he will get crushed or wind up with at least a bad position. Roman has had great success with this opening and is passing his own ideas and concepts on to you. This will increase your wins against the Sicilian. In the Reti Opening (The Reti white plays 1. Nf3-) Roman will give you easy to learn ideas and concepts on this positional opening. If you play the English, the Reti is a must because on the likelihood of transferring into it. So, if you don't want to remember a lot of theory, and like ambitious hidden attacks, the Reti is for you. Learn More
  24. Roman's Lab Vol 24: Live from Las Vegas National Open (over 2h)

    Roman's Lab Vol 24: Live from Las Vegas National Open (over 2h)

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    Volume 24: Live from Las Vegas National Open Over 2 hours running time. This DVD comes to you live from the International Chess Festival held in Las Vegas at the U.S National open. Roman covers in his first lecture the non main lines in the Scandinavain Defense 1.e4 e5 and on whites second move. Roman covers 2. Nf3,Nc3,e5 & more. Roman covers the main lines on vol. 17 Unbeatable Secret Weapons for black. Roman feels the Scandinavain is as good if not better opening for black as the French or Caro-kann. On the Second part of the lecture Roman gives you an introduction to an opening he has played for 20 years, and one of Fischer's favorites—The Kings Indian Attack. This DVD is a prelude to vol. 28 where Roman will cover this fexible opening in more depth. Black cannot prevent you from playing your standard set-up 1.e4 or Nf6 followed by g3,Bg2,o-o. Roman will explain whites ideas and plans and how to achieve good positions. In Roman's second lecture, Roman will analyze 2 very entertaining and educational games that was played against Susan, Sophia and Judit Polgar Triplex Simul, which took place at the U.S. National Open. Learn More
  25. Roman's Lab Vol 25: Easy Way to Beat The Pirc Modern Defense (1h 30m)

    Roman's Lab Vol 25: Easy Way to Beat The Pirc Modern Defense (1h 30m)

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    Volume 25: Easy Way to Beat The Pirc Modern Defense 90 Minutes. On this DVD Roman will give you an easy to follow opening plan where you will get a clear advantage against Pirc Modern defense and at the same time severely limit your opponents counter play. Roman uses a timely a4 and h3 line to achieve fantastic results at the highest level. Learn More
  26. Roman's Lab Vol 26: Nimzovitch's My System Part 1 (over 2h)

    Roman's Lab Vol 26: Nimzovitch's My System Part 1 (over 2h)

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    Volume 26 Nimzowitch's "My System" With 75 years of Improvements added. This 2-part DVD containing 4 hours of content is based on Nimzowitch's best selling book My System which is the foundation for Modern day progressive thinking. Roman will help you understand Nimzowitche's ideas and theories while adding 75 years of improvements, updates, and changes. Roman will cover both positional and tactical examples bringing to life one of the most popular books ever published. Learn More
  27. Roman's Lab Vol 27: Nimzovitch's My System Part 2(1h 30m)

    Roman's Lab Vol 27: Nimzovitch's My System Part 2(1h 30m)

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    Volume 27 Nimzowitch's "My System" With 75 years of Improvements added. This 2-part DVD containing 4 hours of content is based on Nimzowitch's best selling book My System which is the foundation for Modern day progressive thinking. Roman will help you understand Nimzowitche's ideas and theories while adding 75 years of improvements, updates, and changes. Roman will cover both positional and tactical examples bringing to life one of the most popular books ever published. Learn More
  28. Roman's Lab Vol 28: Easy Way to Learn The King's Indian Attack (over 1h)

    Roman's Lab Vol 28: Easy Way to Learn The King's Indian Attack (over 1h)

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    Easy Way to Learn The King's Indian Attack On this DVD Roman will teach an easy to learn opening for White that will help you achieve a clear middle game plan while avoiding complex variations and simplification. Roman has over 20 years of experience playing this opening and will pass his knowledge on to you. White can either start play with 1.e4 or 1.Nf3, followed by d3, g3, Bg2, 0-0. Black cannot prevent this flexible system. This DVD also includes 5 highly instructional games analyzed by Roman. GrandMaster Roman Dzindzichashvili •Former two time U.S. Champion & Russian Champion •World Open Winner, Writer & Teacher •Former Chess Coach & Trainer for World Champions Gary Kasparov & Anatoly Karpov Learn More
  29. Roman's Lab Vol 29: Mastering the Endgame Series - Part 1 (4h 10m)

    Roman's Lab Vol 29: Mastering the Endgame Series - Part 1 (4h 10m)

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    Mastering The Endgame Part 1 Featuring Armed with Pawn Endgame Essentials GM Dzindzichashvili teaches the important aspects of elementary pawn endgames including the opposition, and positions with pawn breakthroughs, outside passed pawns, potential outside passed pawns, and protected passed pawns. Minor Piece Endgame Weapons GM Dzindzichashvili discusses the general principles of play in bishop endgames including bishops of opposite color endings. Pounding a Material Advantage GM Dzindzichashvili presents the important theoretical positions that arise in endgames where one side has a material advantage, for example: Q v R; R v B; R v N; R v P; B + RP ("wrong-colored" queening square); N v P; and other material imbalances where zugzwang or stalemate (or avoidance of stalemate) are important factors. Pulverizing Pawn Endgames GM Dzindzichashvili examines the tactical aspects of certain pawn endgames - ones that do not adhere to simple generalizations but instead involve accurate calculation in their resolution. Examples include the Reti Maneuver, stalemate themes, zugzwangs, gain and loss of tempo, relative king activity. This tape is an advanced sequel to Armed with Pawn Endgame Essentials. Pummeling Success in Unbalanced Endgames GM Dzindzichashvili examines correct technique and calculation in the endgame using examples from grandmaster play. Examples include: R + P endgames; K + P endgames; bishop of opposite color endings; and unbalanced positions where concrete calculation and formulation of a winning plan is paramount. Running time: 4 hours 10 minutes Learn More
  30. Roman's Lab Vol 30: Mastering the Endgame Series - Part 2 (4h 10m)

    Roman's Lab Vol 30: Mastering the Endgame Series - Part 2 (4h 10m)

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    Roman's Lab 30: Master The Endgame series Part 2 Featuring Rolling with Rooks and Pawns GM Dzindzichashvili teaches the basic principles of elementary rook endgames including the critical theoretical R + P v R positions that are essential knowledge for all chessplayers (e.g., the Lucena and Philidor positions). Shattering Minor Piece Endings GM Dzindzichashvili further examines bishops of opposite color endings, and discusses the general principles of play in B v N endgames. Slashing Advanced Endgame Tactics GM Dzindzichashvili analyzes several beautiful drawing resources in endgames which are apparently easy wins for the side with the material advantage. All of these examples are optically and esthetically satisfying, as the "losing side" pulls off the draw - seemingly against all odds and often in incredible fashion. Storming Victory in Irregular Endgames GM Dzindzichashvili discusses endgames with material imbalances including: defense based on fortresses in positions with Q v 2 minor pieces; Q (+ P) v R (+P); endgames with the advantage of the Exchange; bishops of opposite color endgames; B v N endgames; N v Ps; R v Ps. Warring Endgame Tactics GM Dzindzichashvili examines tactical solutions (including decoy, stalemate, perpetual mate threats) in certain endgames of type R v P and R v Ps; bishops of opposite color endings; N + P v B; pawn endings; and R + B v R. Running time: 4 hours 10 minutes Learn More
  31. Roman's Lab Vol 31: Mastering the Opening Series - Repertoire for Black 1 (2h)

    Roman's Lab Vol 31: Mastering the Opening Series - Repertoire for Black 1 (2h)

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    The Dragon's Accelerated Return This dvd expands on the Black opening repertoire recommended by GM Dzindzichashvili - indeed the Accelerated Dragon not only takes its own place within that repertoire but may also be reached when White declines the Dzindzi Indian Defense by playing an early e2-e4. The Dragon's Accelerated Battle Over the Maroczy Bind More analysis and recommendations for Black by GM Dzindzichashvili in the Accelerated Dragon concentrating on Black's options after White establishes the Maroczy Bind with c2-c4. Running time: 2 hours Learn More
  32. Roman's Lab Vol 32: Mastering the Opening Series - Repertoire for Black 2 (1h 46m)

    Roman's Lab Vol 32: Mastering the Opening Series - Repertoire for Black 2 (1h 46m)

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    Mastering The Opening Forum Series A Repertoire For Black Part 2. Dzindzi Indian Defense GM Dzindzichashvili explains the stategic and tactical nuances of an original Black defensive system beginning with 1.d4 g6 2.c4 Bg7 3.Nc3 c5 4.d5 Bxc3+!? 5.bxc3 f5 developed from the grandmaster's own tournament practice. Unstoppable Benoni Attacks In a companion dvd to Dzindzi Indian Defense the author examines the consequences of White's attempts to avoid the sequence 1.d4 g6 2.c4 Bg7 3.Nc3 c5 4.d5 Bxc3!? Transpositions to Benoni-like structures (the Dzindzi-Benoni!?) and certain variations of the Pirc/Modern complex are explored from Black's perspective. Running time: 1 hour 46 minutes Learn More
  33. Roman's Lab Vol 33: Mastering the Opening  Series - Crushing Lines for White (2h 50m)

    Roman's Lab Vol 33: Mastering the Opening Series - Crushing Lines for White (2h 50m)

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    Mastering The Opening Series, Crushing Lines for White - Part2 Featuring An Original System For Grinding the Sicilian Defense Tired of losing your way in all of the theory of the Open Sicilian?? Let GM Dzindzichashvili introduce you to a sound positional method of combatting this most fearsome of Black's answers to 1.e4. Play centers around the line 1.e4 c5 2.Nc3 Nc6 3.f4 and a Black doubled c-pawn complex. Crushing Lines Against Pirc, French, Caro-Kann & Alekhine Defenses GM Dzindzichashvili explores new ideas for White in lines against the French Winawer (1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.e5 c5 and now 5.Bd2), the Caro-Kann (using the Panov Attack), the Pirc (White system with Be3/h3) and Alekhine's Defense (1.e4 Nf6 2.e5 Nd5 3.c4 Nb6 4.c5 Nd5 and now 5.Nc3). New White Secrets Against The Two Knights Defense GM Dzindzichashvili analyses the Two Knights Defense from White's perspective, concentrating on his new ideas in the system 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.d4 exd4 5.e5. Scotch Gambit - Giuoco Piano: Win Either Way GM Dzindzichashvili completes his opening repertoire recommendations for players of the White pieces by examining some old but potent variations of the Giuoco Piano and Scotch Gambit. This dvd nicely compliments (but can be viewed independently of) New White Secrets Against The Two Knights Defense. Running time: 2 hours 50 minutes Learn More
  34. Roman's Lab Vol 34: Repertoire for Black vs. Queen's Gambit (2h 32m)

    Roman's Lab Vol 34: Repertoire for Black vs. Queen's Gambit (2h 32m)

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    A Repetoire for Black to meet The Queens Gambit Featuring The Contemporary Shield of the Nimzo Indian GM Dzindzichashvili continues his coverage of the Nimzo-Indian Defense from Black's perspective, examining systems such as the Saemich Variation (4.a3), the 4.f3 Variation, and important "anti-Huebner" systems such as the Rubenstein (4.e3 c5 5.Nge2), and the Petrosian (4.e3 c5 5.Bd3 Nc6 6.Nge2). The Legendary Shield of the Nimzo Indian GM Dzindzichashvili provides the viewer with a solid Black repertoire based on the Huebner variation of the Nimzo-Indian Defense. In this video he also covers (from Black's perspective) coverage of the 4.Nf3 Variation (followed by g2-g3) and the Leningrad Variation (4.Bg5). Ambushed by the Bogo Indian GM Dzindzichashvili provides the viewer with a compliment to his Nimzo-Indian repertoire as he shows the viewer how to deal with 3.Nf3 by employing the Bogo Indian (3...Bb4+). His recommended lines for Black involve variations beginning with 4.Bd2 Qe7, and 4.Nbd2 0-0. Running time: 2 hours 32 minutes Learn More
  35. Roman's Lab Vol 35: Mastering the Opening Series - 1. d4 Repertoire for White (4h 32m)

    Roman's Lab Vol 35: Mastering the Opening Series - 1. d4 Repertoire for White (4h 32m)

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    The Nimzo Indian Defense Romans Original D4 Repotoire for White Featuring Blunting the D4 Dagger GM Dzindzichashvili completes his new Black repertoire against 1.d4 by providing the viewer with methods for combating various White systems such as the Trompowsky, the London, the Torre and the Colle. Butchering the Gruenfeld In his new White repertoire for the 1.d4 player, GM Dzindzichashvili provides the viewer with a number of methods for meeting the Gruenfeld. He offers the player with the White pieces the option of meeting the Gruenfeld with a kingside fianchetto (g2-g3, followed by Bf1-g2) or playing systems involving Bc1-g5 or Bc1-f4. Queen's Gambit Guillotined In this video, GM Dzindzichashvili prepares the viewer to handle the White side of the Queen's Gambit. The primary focus of his investigations are the Exchange Variation and his recommendations for meeting the Tarrasch Defense. Queen's Indian Massacred In this dvd, GM Dzindzichashvili prepares the viewer to handle the White side of the Queen's Indian Defense with the move 4.Bg5. He also deals with his recommendation for White against the Bogo Indian Defense (he likes 4.Bd2), and what to do when Black steers the game into a Benoni Defense with 3...c5. The King's Indian Assassination In his new White repertoire for the 1.d4 player, GM Dzindzichashvili provides the viewer with a system for meeting the King's Indian Defense based on a development scheme with Bc1-f4 followed by e2-e3. Running time: 4 hours 32 minutes Learn More
  36. Roman's Lab Vol 36: The Art of Defence (over 1h)

    Roman's Lab Vol 36: The Art of Defence (over 1h)

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    In Volume 36 The Art of the Defense GrandMaster Roman Dzindzichashvili •Former two time U.S. Champion & Russian Champion •World Open Winner, Writer & Teacher •Former Chess Coach & Trainer for World Champions Gary Kasparov & Anatoly Karpov Learn More
  37. Roman's Lab Vol 37: Encyclopedia of Chess Openings Vol 1 (2h 44m)

    Roman's Lab Vol 37: Encyclopedia of Chess Openings Vol 1 (2h 44m)

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    GrandMaster Roman Dzindzichashvili, one of the leading authorities on Openings, teaches his own lines to play against 40 of the most popular openings. •Former two time US Champion & Russian Champion. •Former Chess Coach & Trainer for World Champions Gary Kasparov & Anatoly Karpov. •World Open Winner, Writer & Teacher. Win more games and increase your rating by Playing what GrandMaster Roman plays against all the Popular openings. This DVD covers: •Alekhine Defense (W&B) Main Variation, Four Pawns Attack, Exchange Variation and other lines •Beefeater/Dzindzi Indian Defense (B) •Benko Gambit (W&B) •Benoni (W) •Blackmar-Diemer Gambit (B) •Blumenfeld Counter Gambit (W) •Bogo-Indian Defense (W&B) •Budapest Defense (W) Total running time 2h 44m Learn More
  38. Roman's Lab Vol 38: Encyclopedia of Chess Openings Vol 2 (2h 50m)

    Roman's Lab Vol 38: Encyclopedia of Chess Openings Vol 2 (2h 50m)

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    GrandMaster Roman Dzindzichashvili, one of the leading authorities on Openings, teaches his own lines to play against 40 of the most popular openings. •Former two time US Champion & Russian Champion. •Former Chess Coach & Trainer for World Champions Gary Kasparov & Anatoly Karpov. •World Open Winner, Writer & Teacher. Win more games and increase your rating by Playing what GrandMaster Roman plays against all the Popular openings. This DVD covers: •Caro-Kann (W&B) •Colle System (W) •Czech Benoni Defense (W) •Dutch Defense (W) •English Opening (W&B) •Four Knights •French Defense (W&B) Total running time 2h 50m Learn More
  39. Roman's Lab Vol 39: Encyclopedia of Chess Openings Vol 3 (2h 49m)

    Roman's Lab Vol 39: Encyclopedia of Chess Openings Vol 3 (2h 49m)

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    Vol.39 Romans Encyclopedia of 40 Essential Chess Openings Volume 3 Roman gives you his preferred lines for white and black against 40 different openings $19.95 Purchase Openings in volume 3: Giuoco Piano (W & B) Grunfeld Defense (W) King's Gambit (B) King's Indian Defense (W & B) Latvian Gambit (W) Nimzo Indian Defense (W & B) The Art Of Defense & G.M. Video Magazine #10 The Art Of Defense Vol. 36 On this dvd Roman will teach you the Art Of Defense using 4 highly instructional games Roman will Demonstrate the important of knowing how to defend. in order to anticipate your opponents counter chances. Game 1 Averbakh vs. Spassky is one of the most amazing defensive games ever played Spassky gives up a knight for a pawn to create long term defensive counterplay. Game 2 Vaganian vs. Gulko Excellent example of passive defense followed by active counterplay and great defending. Petrosian vs. Spassky Game 3 Is 1 of the most highly instructional games of active defense ever played Romans Learn More
  40. Roman's Lab Vol 40: Encyclopedia of Chess Openings Vol 4 (2h 25m)

    Roman's Lab Vol 40: Encyclopedia of Chess Openings Vol 4 (2h 25m)

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    GrandMaster Roman Dzindzichashvili, one of the leading authorities on Openings, teaches his own lines to play against 40 of the most popular openings. •Former two time US Champion & Russian Champion. •Former Chess Coach & Trainer for World Champions Gary Kasparov & Anatoly Karpov. •World Open Winner, Writer & Teacher. Win more games and increase your rating by Playing what GrandMaster Roman plays against all the Popular openings. This DVD covers: •Petroff Defense (W) •Philidor Defense (W) •Pirc Defense (W) •Queen's Gambit Accepted (W&B) •Queen's Gambit Declined (W&B) Slav, Chigorin's Defense •Ruy Lopez (B) •Scotch Opening (B) •Sicilian Defense (W&B) Accelerated Dragon, Grand Prix Attack, Maroczy Bind Total running time 2h 25m Learn More
  41. Roman's Lab Vol 41: New Lines & Novelties in the Scotch and f4 Sicilian (over 1h)

    Roman's Lab Vol 41: New Lines & Novelties in the Scotch and f4 Sicilian (over 1h)

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    New Lines & Novelties in the Scotch and f4 Sicilian GrandMaster Roman Dzindzichashvili •Former two time U.S. Champion & Russian Champion •World Open Winner, Writer & Teacher •Former Chess Coach & Trainer for World Champions Gary Kasparov & Anatoly Karpov Learn More
  42. Roman's Lab Vol 42: New Lines  against the Pirc, Scandinavian & Dragon (over 1h)

    Roman's Lab Vol 42: New Lines against the Pirc, Scandinavian & Dragon (over 1h)

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    New Lines & Novelties for White against the Pirc & Center Counter, The Black side Of the Scandinavian Defense and Accelerated Dragon Running time 1:18:27 On this dvd Roman gives you new ideas on how to take a logical approach to opening positons that you have not encounter before. Roman will also give you new unplublish lines for White against the Pirc and Center Counter Q-d6 & Qxd5 -Qd8 variations, Roman also covers new lines for Black playing the Scandinavian defense and improve lines in the Accelerated Dragon against the f4 Grand Prix attack and the closed Scilian. These new lines and additions will put the winning edge back in your game. Learn More
  43. Roman's Lab Vol 43: New Lines & Novelties against the Caro Kann, Alekhine & French (over 1h)

    Roman's Lab Vol 43: New Lines & Novelties against the Caro Kann, Alekhine & French (over 1h)

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    New Lines & Novelties for White against the Caro Kann, Alekhine & French Defense GrandMaster Roman Dzindzichashvili •Former two time U.S. Champion & Russian Champion •World Open Winner, Writer & Teacher •Former Chess Coach & Trainer for World Champions Gary Kasparov & Anatoly Karpov Learn More
  44. Roman's Lab Vol 44: New Lines for White against the Sicilian, French, Hippo, Latvian (over 1h)

    Roman's Lab Vol 44: New Lines for White against the Sicilian, French, Hippo, Latvian (over 1h)

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    New Lines & Novelities for White In The Grand Prix, French, Hippo, Latvian, and Philidor Defense Running times 1:18:15 hours and 23 Minutes On this very instructional dvd , Roman will teach you how to gat an advantage in the opening against passive, and unsound openings by not trying to refute these inferior openings quickly but to play active logical chess. Roman will show you by following the basic principles of chess you will be able to take advantage of your opponets anti positonal play giving you the winning edge Learn More
  45. Roman's Lab Vol 45: New Lines  for Black in the Accelerated Dragon and King's Indian (over 1h)

    Roman's Lab Vol 45: New Lines for Black in the Accelerated Dragon and King's Indian (over 1h)

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    New Lines & Novelties for Black in the Accelerated Dragon and King's Indian Running times 1:00:4 On this very instructional dvd , Roman will teach you how to gat an advantage in the opening against passive, and unsound openings by not trying to refute these inferior openings quickly but to play active logical chess. Roman will show you by following the basic principles of chess you will be able to take advantage of your opponets anti positonal play giving you the winning edge GrandMaster Roman Dzindzichashvili •Former two time U.S. Champion & Russian Champion •World Open Winner, Writer & Teacher •Former Chess Coach & Trainer for World Champions Gary Kasparov & Anatoly Karpov Learn More
  46. Roman's Lab Vol 46: Most Incredible Tactics and Combinations Ever in the Endgame (over 1h)

    Roman's Lab Vol 46: Most Incredible Tactics and Combinations Ever in the Endgame (over 1h)

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    Incredible Tactics and Combinations Ever in the Endgame running time 1:06:01 On This DVD Roman will bring to you 13 of the most incredible tactical endgames ever. Some of these tactical shockers will come out of nowhere, demonstrating regardless how bad a position may look, there may be a hidden win or saving draw. Enlightened by these examples, you will be able to apply these ideas to your own games. So before you resign in the endgame, watch this DVD. You may be able to salvage your game. Learn More
  47. Roman's Lab Vol 47: The Most Brilliant Squeezes Ever in the Endgame (over 1h)

    Roman's Lab Vol 47: The Most Brilliant Squeezes Ever in the Endgame (over 1h)

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    The Most Brilliant Squeezes Ever in the Endgame On this DVD Roman will show you brilliant positional squeezes in the endgame. These highly instructional endgames were played on the highest level but very easy to understand so you can apply these ideas and concepts to your own games. Some examples will cover good Knight vs. bad, opposite color Bishops, the Passive Rook and more. Running time 1:11:12 Learn More
  48. Roman's Lab Vol 48: System for White Against the Scillian Fianchetto and Non (over 1h)

    Roman's Lab Vol 48: System for White Against the Scillian Fianchetto and Non (over 1h)

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    Complete Universal f4 System for White Against the Scillian Fianchetto & Non-Fianchetto Variations Running time 1:43:14 On this DVD Roman guarantees you a very playable position and some advantages for White against the Sicilian Defense. Roman will demonstrate you easy to learn universal plans and ideas in the opening and middle game. Roman shows you easy to remember setups and themes that will leave you very well prepared to meet the Sicilian and get an advantage over your opponent Learn More
  49. Roman's Lab Vol 49: Magnificent Instructional Masterpieces in The King's Indian Defense (over 1h)

    Roman's Lab Vol 49: Magnificent Instructional Masterpieces in The King's Indian Defense (over 1h)

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    Magnificent Instructional Masterpieces in the Kings Indian Defense On this DVD Roman will explain move by move highly instructional and amazing Kings Indian games played by some of the worldâs greatest players. The games range from 1950 to the present and includes gems from Fischer and Kasparov. GrandMaster Roman Dzindzichashvili •Former two time U.S. Champion & Russian Champion •World Open Winner, Writer & Teacher •Former Chess Coach & Trainer for World Champions Gary Kasparov & Anatoly Karpov Learn More
  50. Roman's Lab Vol 50: Unsound Openings and How to Exploit Them (over 1h)

    Roman's Lab Vol 50: Unsound Openings and How to Exploit Them (over 1h)

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    Unsound Openings and How to Exploit Them Running times 1:14:50 On this DVD Roman will show you how to play against Bad Openings and how to exploit them.Roman will take you through several very instructional bad openings for black and by taking a logical and simple approach you can achieve an advantage. This DVD not only provides excellent lines against the ElephantGambit , Budapest, Baker Defense, French, Sicilian, England and Marshall Gambits but will show you basic ideas behind getting an edge against inferior opening play.This will help you to never get caught off guard again. Learn More

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