A Magnum of Magnus - 4 DVDs - Chess Lecture

This Collection Includes: - Magnus Madness - Carlsen's Black Magic & Carlsen in Baku - The Rise of Carlsen 2 DVD Set 9.7 Hours 22 Lectures
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- Magnus Madness:

Analysis game by game of one of the best tournament results in the history of chess. Carlsen eclipsed a stellar field consisting of Topalov, Peter Leki, Dmitry Jakovenko, Teimour Radiaboy and Wang Yue to win clear first prize with 8/10 at the category XXI Pearl Spring Chess Tournament in 2009. Magnus Carlsen is considered to be the top ranking chess player of all time to date.

Content: Over 2 hours of instruction and analysis in a series of 5 lectures. Recommended for Intermediate to Advanced Players 

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 Challenging the Nimzo-Indian is very well received by critics and players alike. 

FIDE Rating: 2479 TITLE: International Master

- Carlsen's Black Magic & Carlsen in Baku:

Carlsen's Black Magic, Part I: Liviu Dieter Nisipeanu vs. Magnus Carlsen Sicilian: Dragon Variation, Yugoslav Attack Runtime 25 mins 12 seconds

Carlsen's Black Magic, Part II: Ruslan Ponomariov vs. Magnus Carlsen King's Indian Defense: Saemisch Variation Run Time: 23 mins 42 seconds

Carlsen's Black Magic, Part III: Wang Yue vs. Magnus Carlsen Gruenfeld Defense: Exchange Variation Run Time: 29 mins 05 seconds

Carlsen in Baku, Part I: Magnus Carlse vs. Michael Adams Nimzo-Indian: Classical Variation Run Time: 29 mins 06 seconds

Carlsen in Baku, Part II: Etienne Bacrot vs. Magnus Carlsen Nimzo-Indian: Three Knights Variation Run Time: 26 mins 48 seconds

- The Rise of Carlsen 2 DVD Set:

In this DVD you can follow Carlsen’s rise as he became the world champion through many games with his fellow top ranked grandmasters. You'll hear the expert analysis of the ChessLecture masters as they expose Carlsen’s methods, give you feedback on how he gets the edge against his stellar field of opponents and show you how he breaks with some current chess theory. We also feature an analysis of his first defeat since taking the world championship. What could catch this legend in the making? 


- Grandmaster Jesse Kraai

- Grandmaster Eugene Perelshtyen

- Grandmaster Leonid Kritz

- International Master David Vigorito

- FIDE Master Dennis Monokroussos

- Life Master Dana Mackenzie


Content: 5.75 hours in a series of 12 lectures. ECO: B80, A20, C77, B12 A11, E46, D15,B48, D52, C67 

Members of ChessLecture.com rated this series a 4.87 out of 5

Fans on Chesslecture.com said: Very Excellent and eyebrow raising lecture. Wonderful endgame technique from Carlsen and I certainly learned a thing or two. Carlsen is quite Fischer-esque in that he frequently plays on and makes his opponent PROVE the draw.


9.7 Hours Total


22 Lectures

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