June 5, 2015 | Posted in Chess Lectures | By Susan Manley
Studies in: The Najdorf Sicilian 2DVD set
by IM David Vigorito
Recommended for Intermediate – Advanced Players More
Content: 4 hours and 38 minutes of instruction and analysis in a series of 10 lectures.
The Sicilian is known as the “Cadillac or Rolls Royce” of chess openings. The Najdorf version of the opening is named after the Polish-Argentine Grandmaster Miguel Najdorf. Over the years many players have lived by the Najdorf most notably Bobby Fischer and Garry Kasparov. The Najdorf begins: 1. E4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 NF6 5. Nc3 a6
David takes us through several variations including 6.g3, 6.Bg5, and several lines of play for Black with modern twists.
Members of ChessLecture.com rated this series a 3.82 out of 5 ECO B90, B94
Fans on Chesslecture.com said: Thank you, well explained. I appreciated the end game comments too.
IM David Vigorito is the 2007 Massachusetts Champion. He has been the state champion of New Hampshire and Nevada. David rated at 2479 in 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 book Challenging the Nimzo-Indian is very well received by critics and players alike.