Great Tragedies in Chess History – FM Dennis Monokroussos

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Great Tragedies in Chess History – FM Dennis Monokroussos
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FIDE Master Dennis Monokroussous explores amazing games throughout history that end in tragedy for the master that appeared to be winning. Featured are games with Chigorin vs Steinitz, Botvinnik vs Bronstein, Benko vs Kerres, Lasker vs Blackburne.
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Great Tragedies in Chess History

FIDE Master Dennis Monokroussous explores amazing games throughout history that end in tragedy for the master that appeared to be winning. Featured are games with Chigorin vs Steinitz, Botvinnik vs Bronstein, Benko vs Kerres, Lasker vs Blackburne.

Content: 113 minutes of instruction and analysis in a series of 4 lectures. PGN Included.

Recommended for: Intermediate Players.

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FM Dennis Monokroussos is a 3-time Nevada State champion and won the Indiana State Championship in 2009. He taught philosophy at several universities, including the University of Notre Dame, and currently works as a chess coach for kids and adults, both in person and over the internet. He was a coach of a team that won the 1997/8 National K-8 Championship and came within half a point of repeating the next year as well. His individual students have been successful too, and include scholastic state champions and a participant in the World Youth Games.

Outline

  • Part I
    King’s Gambit Accepted
    Chigorin vs. Steinitz
    Run Time: 00:20:43
  • Part II
    Neo-Grunfeld
    Botvinnik vs. Bronstein
    Run Time: 00:28:55
  • Part III
    King’s Indian Attack
    Benko vs. Keres
    Run Time: 00:24:36
  • Part IV
    Ruy Lopez: Old Steinitz
    Lasker vs. Blackburne
    Run Time: 00:25:04