Wednesday, 1 October 2014

How to beat Garry Kasparov and Play for win?

It’s my pleasure to announce that your next live training session will be conducted by GM Maxim Dlugy. He’s a VERY well-known person in the chess world:
plusorange Was formerly ranked #1 in the world by the World Blitz Chess Association
plusorange Got silver and bronze medals in a couple of US championships (and he was a president of US chess federation)
plusorange and the list goes on and on…
This Sunday, October 5, at 4pm BST you can attend GM Dlugy’s webinar “Playing for a WIN”. You can get all the details and sign up here:

Live Webinar

“Playing for a WIN”

by GM Maxim Dlugy


Playing for a WIN


GM Maxim Dlugy

Date:Sunday, 05th  October at 4p.m. (16:00) BST – London time.

90 minutes.


limited to 100.


Standard ticket = $10; Premium ticket = $15.

*The registration will be closed 2 hours before the webinar.


What is “a webinar”?

During a webinar, you have communication with a coach in live mode. A coach tells you the tasks, while you can ask your questions. This is real TRAINING, which develops your SKILLS. Hence, you’ll be able to improve your chess strength properly during the webinar.
A video lesson or a text article provides some information to you. Any chess player can find tons of information about a chess game on the Internet. So what? Has this overabundance of content made you a strong player? Probably not.
 Information does not affect your play. Only a new SKILL can do so.

““Playing for a WIN””

How to play for a WIN when the tournament situation demands a desperate win? How to plan both psychologically and strategically, conduct the game and get a favorable result?
You’ll learn to do exactly this into GM Dlugy’s webinar.
You can check out some extra information and a highly instructive game Dlugy – Kasparov here: LINK
GM Maxim Dlugy
dlugy-231x300It was in Moscow at 6 years of age that Maxim first developed his interest in chess from his grandfather Max Ritov, an International Master who played on one team with David Bronstein. Maxim was completely taken by chess and spent a lot of time playing adults.
By the time the family moved to Queens in New York Maxim was devouring chess books. In the summer of 1977 he was taken to the famous Manhattan Chess Club, where young Maxim dazzled club members. In his first event he scored three out of four against the clubs top juniors.
Jack Collins, who gained near legendary status by being an early teacher of Bobby Fischer, became Maxim’s first formal trainer. After that he worked with USCF Senior Master Jeffrey Kastner, then with VitalyZaltsman, under whose training he became known as one of the world’s most talented young players. Later on Dlugy has continued his successful chess career.
Maxim Dlugy’s achievements:
  • Won the World Junior Chess Championship
  • Was ranked #1 in the world by the World Blitz Chess Association
  • Got silver and bronze medals in a couple of US championships
  • Was the youngest president of US chess federation
  • Got medals in a couple of international tournaments: “New York Open”, “World Open”, “American Open” etc.

You may send 1-3 of your games related to the webinar’s topic. We guarantee that at least 1 your game will be analysed:
During the webinar;
You will receive a pgn file with comments for your game after the webinar.
Please, note that your games Unrelated to the webinar’s topic, may be ignored.
You are welcome to submit your ANY questions. You may send your questions related to the webinar’s topic, or any other questions you have.
Please, note that the time of the webinar is limited. We can’t answer all students’ questions. Hence, we will select the questions based on:
  • First come, first served basis
  • Additionally, we’ll pick the most popular questions amongst the students.
After you have registered for the webinar, you’ll be given the chance to submit your games and questions.


Standard ticket

Premium ticket

  • Attend the webinar



  • Submit your games


  • Submit your questions



$10 USD

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$15 USD

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P.S.Please, note that the seats are limited to 100 students. The questions will be answered on “first come, first served” basis. If you wish to participate – please, register NOW.
GM Dlugy is a powerful blitz player who has a fascinating attacking style. Now YOU have a unique chance to adopt his attacking methods and incorporate them into YOUR games. In the meanwhile you can learn a lot of useful ideas from the below game of GM Dlugy against legendary Garry Kasparov in the World Blitz Championship.
Maxim Dlugy – Garry KasparovDlugy-KasparovWhite to move
How would you play here as White against Garry Kasparov?
If your initial thought is “I would resign immediately”, please, collect yourself and come up with a move. :)
After that you can observe this highly instructive game with my commentaries here: LINK
P.S. Based on the past experience I have to make this remark. When I’ve conducted my webinar last Saturday, I’ve stated clearly that, the ONLY way to get a recording of the webinar is to register for the webinar. Then, no matter if you attend the live webinar or not – you will receive its recording.
Nevertheless, I keep receiving messages from students saying:“Oh I’ve missed the webinar, how can I receive its recording?” There’s NO way.
If you missed past webinars, try at least not to miss the upcoming one :)

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