Meet The Fritztrainer - Dorian Rogozenco

by Arne Kaehler
9/4/2022 – Finally, we can experience the very first Fritztrainer by GM Dorian Rogozenco. And what a Fritztrainer it is. More than 8 hours of material, featuring some of the greatest classical games ever played! Time to meet the Fritztrainer, and ask him what he is doing besides chess. As a little special, Dorian will give us a sneak peek of his Fritztrainer, and talk about the ideas, and inspirations of the classical games.

Chess Classics - games you must know Chess Classics - games you must know

As the author explains in the introductory video, knowing the classic games from the past enriches your chess understanding in general, and helps to improve the level of your own games.

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Meet the Fritztrainer

with Dorian Rogozenco

Hundreds of different Fritztrainers have been teaching us chess on ChessBase for more than a decade. Maybe you sometimes wonder what else the authors do?

"Meet the Fritztrainer" takes a look behind the scenes, telling us more about the private life of your favourite chess trainer.

  • 0:10 - How to pronounce Rogozenco correctly?
  • 0:35 - Introducing the new Fritztrainer
  • 2:00 - What else than chess do you do daily?
  • 2:50 - Were you able to travel in the last two years?
  • 3:20 - What are your favourite travelling places?
  • 4:20 - What are you doing in those places?
  • 5:10 - Does chess have any importance to the places you travel to?
  • 6:00 - Part of your chess related work is psychology. How does this subject influence chess?
  • 9:15 - Can you give us some tips on what to do when losing a chess game?
  • 10:41 - Analysis of Von Bruehl vs. Philidor (London, 1783)
  • 15:37 - Analysis of De Labourdonnais vs. McDonnell (London, 1834)
  • 19:01 - Knowing the classics - It is important to learn them early on.

Chess Classics - games you must know

As the author explains in the introductory video, knowing the classic games from the past enriches your chess understanding in general, and helps to improve the level of your own games.

If you are capable of speaking German, we also have a German "Meet the Fritztrainer" with Dorian, where he is being asked different questions.

Undoubtedly, Spain is one of Dorian's most beloved places to travel to

But even at home in the garden, the sun can shine

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Arne Kaehler, a creative mind who is passionate about board games in general, was born in Hamburg and learned to play chess at a young age. By teaching chess to youth teams and creating chess-related videos on YouTube, Arne was able to expand this passion and has even created an online course for anyone who wants to learn how to play chess. Arne writes for the English and German news sites, but focuses mainly on content for the ChessBase media channels.
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