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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
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
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
Repetoire for Black to meet The Queens Gambit
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
Nimzo Indian Defense
Romans Original D4 Repotoire for White
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