Vol.142 121 minutes
Beating TheYugo-Slav Attack 9.B-c4
Unleashing The Chinese Dragon
The Chinese Dragon is a solid way for Black to get a Winning edge against the Yugo-Slav Attack. Black’s attack is quicker and rich with tactics and sacrifices. Easy to learn less to memorize after white
plays 9.Bc4 Black can Play N-a5, B-d7, R-b8, b5! This system has recorded great results at the highest level. Now White has to be worried about getting checkmated!
Material is presented for White & Black Gm Timur Bareev
Asian Champion U-14 Completed GM norm requirements at age 15 Winner of Chicago Open 2011, US Open 2011, National Open 2010, Liberty Bell Open
2008, 2009, Land of the Sky 2012, Arizona International 2009, 2010 Won games vs. GMs Van Wely, Akobian, Shabalov, Kudrin, Ramirez Born in
Tashkent Uzbekistan in March 3, 1988. My grandfather taught me how to play chess at the age of six. I practice the game regularly challenging my father, friends, and schoolmates. At the age of eight I played my first rated competition. I started succeeding in my improvement very fast winning most of the national events. At the age of 10 I played at expert level strength. I would dedicate 4-6 hours every day mastering the game on my own and working with my coach Georgi Borisenko. Soviet Master Borisenko had coached and collaborated with World prominent grandmasters and world champions including Nona Gaprindashvilli, Semen Furhman, Mark Taimanov, Naum Rashkovsky. It was an honor to receive the knowledge of classical chess school. At the age of 12 I went for my first serious international event and conquered the title of Asian Champion U-14 years old at Bikaner, India. Within several years of intense preparation I reached an IM level strength. It took three Fide rated tournaments to take me from 2191 to 2430. After intense training I was presented the opportunity to go for GM title. I got all of my norms playing only few events. Competing in Ukraine I successfully challenged legendary GMs Kupreichik and Kholmov. In the upcoming years I competed in two World Olympiads in Calvia and Turin. Upon coming to the US in 2005 I actively engaged in collegiate chess. I represented UTB at the first competitive team events. I won individual first place at Southwest Open and Collegiate Texas Team Championship 2006 inspiring the University to take chess to the next level. Within several years I got to represent University of Maryland Baltimore County winning Final Four 2009. Past summertime I reinvented the game winning most of the competitions I played. My coach Ronen Har Zvi inspired me towards fulfilling my vision for chess success. I transformed my mindset and adopted empowering habits across major parts of my lifestyle. Opening improvement and successful psychology allowed me to come out victorious and demonstrate outstanding performance in Chicago Open, US Open, World Open, LA International in the year 2011, and recent Land
of the Sky 2012. Currently Ranked in the Top 100 in the world Ronen Har-Zv Bio Ronen Har-Zvi (born 13 October 1976) is an Israeli chess player and
writer. Har-Zvi won the under-16 title at the World Youth Chess Champion in 1992. He holds the title of Grandmaster of chess since 1995.
Growing up in Israel, Har-Zvi was taught to play chess at age 5 by his grandfather.
In 2008, Har-Zvi finished second in the “Ciudad de Dos Hermanas”, the largest online chess tournament in the world. Har-Zvi lost 3.5-0.5 in the final to the untitled Jorge Sammour-Hasbun.
Har-Zvi is a regular expert commentator and host on the Internet Chess Club. He also operates an account, “Indiana-Jones”, with a peak rating of 3215 for blitz chess and 2947 for bullet chess. He is a columnist
for CHESS magazine. Aside from chess, Har-Zvi works as a stock trader. Until September 2009 he resided in Saratoga, New York with his wife Heather, whom he
met online at the Internet Chess Club, and their son, Aaron. In 2010, Har-Zvi became head chess coach at the University of Texas at Brownsville, and moved with his family to Brownsville, Texas replacing
Grandmaster Gilberto Hernández Guerrero who had resigned from that position due to personal reasons.