The Ragozin Variation of the Queen’s Gambit Declined (ECO code D37–D39) occurs after 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Nf3 Bb4. An important line in this variation is the Vienna variation where the game continues: 5.Bg5 dxc4 6.e4. Here Nadya covers D38 sometimes called the Alekhine Variation.
Content: 304 minutes of instruction and analysis in a series of 10 lectures. PGN Included.
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GM Nadezhda Kosintseva “Nadya” Anatolyevna was born in Arkhangelsk, Russian in 1985, and became a grandmaster in 2011. Winner of the European Youth Chess Championship, Nadya took gold medals in 1995 (Girls-Under-10, Verdun), 1997 (Girls-Under-12, Tallinn) and 2000 (Girls-Under-18, Kallithea). In 1998 at the World Youth Chess Championship, she took the gold medal in the Girls-Under-14 event. In 2006, Nadya shared second place with younger sister Tatiana (also a grandmaster today) at the Russian women’s championship superfinal, just 1.5 points behind the winner. In December 2008, Nadya won the Russian Women’s Chess Championship in Moscow and placed second in this event in 2009. In 2010, she tied for 1st – 7th with grandmasters Alexander Riazantsev, Vitali Golod, Leonid Kritz, Sebastien Feller, Christian Bauer and Sebastien Maze in the 43rd Biel Chess Festival.
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Why Most Players Take on d5 First
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The Crazy Rook Causes Trouble!
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Wildness on the Board
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The Malicious Be2 Line
Run Time: 00:41:25
The Straightforward dxc5 Line
Run Time: 00:54:01
Classical, But Not Boring Bd3, Part I
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Classical, But Not Boring Bd3, Part II
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Run Time: 00:39:21
Run Time: 00:31:32
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