Carlsen’s Black Magic and Carlsen in Baku
“Carlsen’s Black Magic & Carlsen in Baku” is presented by International Master David Vigorito.
Content: Over 2 hours of chess theory and discussion, with example games, over a series of 5 lectures.
Recommended for: Intermediate to Advanced Players.
Chess Fans have said: Very well prepared lecture! You had the variations down pat and the resulting positions thoroughly analyzed. Well done and looking forward to part 3!
IM David Vigorito is the 2007 Massachusetts Champion and he has also been the state champion of New Hampshire and Nevada. He is currently rated 2479 USCF and is the Champion of the Boylston (Boston) Chess Club. He played in the 2006 U.S. Championship after finishing in a tie for 3rd place at the U.S. Open in Phoenix. David is a successful chess author – his Challenging the Nimzo-Indian has been very well received by critics and players alike, and his recently released second book, Play the Semi-Slav, has been eagerly anticipated. David is an active chess coach for students of all ages and levels.
- Carlsen’s Black Magic, Part I: Liviu Dieter Nisipeanu vs. Magnus Carlsen
Sicilian: Dragon Variation, Yugoslav Attack
Run Time: 25 mins 12 seconds
- Carlsen’s Black Magic, Part II: Ruslan Ponomariov vs. Magnus Carlsen
King’s Indian Defense: Saemisch Variation
Run Time: 23 mins 42 seconds
- Carlsen’s Black Magic, Part III: Wang Yue vs. Magnus Carlsen
Gruenfeld Defense: Exchange Variation
Run Time: 29 mins 05 seconds
- Carlsen in Baku, Part I: Magnus Carlsen vs. Michael Adams
Nimzo-Indian: Classical Variation
Run Time: 29 mins 06 seconds
- Carlsen in Baku, Part II: Etienne Bacrot vs. Magnus Carlsen
Nimzo-Indian: Three Knights Variation
Run Time: 26 mins 48 seconds