This time: the black side of the Karlsbad pawn structure

8/8/2002 – On Thursday our GM trainer Dorian Rogozenko will present part two of his lesson on the "Karlsbad" pawn structure. This time tomorrow he will show Black's counter-measures against White's plans (which were showed last Thursday). The lecture will be held on the Playchess server on Thursday, August 8th, 19:00 GMT = 21:00 Berlin/Paris, 3 p.m. NY. You will find more about Rogozenko here.

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Dorian Rogozenko

  • 29 years old – born on August 18, 1973 in Chisinau or Kishinev, Moldova (former Soviet Union). In 1994 Rogozenko graduated from the Sport University in Chisinau and received a diploma as a Sport Teacher.

  • Dorian first started playing chess at the age of six and first went to chess training (at a chess school) at the age of nine. Later he became the pupil of Moldavia's most famous coach, Vecheslav Chebanenko.

  • International Master title in 1992, International Grandmaster title in 1996 (first GM norm in 1992, last norm in 1995).

  • Best FIDE rating on 1.07.1999: 2576.

  • Multiple junior champion of Moldavia.

  • Best results: Moldavian Champion 1994, winner of the following international tournaments: Moscow GM tournament 1992, Chemnitz open 1997, Bucharest GM tournament 1998, Eforie open 1998; co-winner: Lvov 1995, Hamburg 1997, 2000.

  • Several times Champion of Romania with the team RATB; second place in the Netherland Team Competition in year 2001, as a member of Bussum team.

  • Four times participated in Chess Olympiads: three times for Moldavian team, once for Romanian team (second board) in the Chess Olympiad in Istanbul 2000.

  • Participant of the FIDE World Championship, Moscow 2001.

  • Winner of “The Ten Most Important Theoretical Novelties Of The Chess Informant 82”.

  • In 2000 ChessBase released Rogozenko's first opening CD-ROM “Sveshnikov Sicilian”, in 2002 the second one: “The Slav Defence”.

  • Permanent contributor of several international and national chess publications.

  • In 1999 Rogozenko moved to Bucharest, Romania, where he now lives.

  • Hobbies: "my daughter Teodora Nana and foreign languages. Speak several of them."


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