Has the Evans Gambit been refuted? Not according to Nigel Short and the many other strong Grandmasters that you will see on this DVD.
In fact, the Evans Gambit is ideal as a weapon for all players who wish to learn the art of attack or simply want to improve their results!
At the cost of a pawn White often gets complete domination of the center or an assault against Black’s King.
Lines are quickly opened and a rapid defeat for Black is possible.
Using games old and new, IM Andrew Martin assesses the state of play as it stands today.
By learning and using the Evans Gambit you will be developing your attacking skills!
About the Author:
IM Andrew Martin is the manager of Coaching for the English Chess Federation. This is his 13th DVD for Chessbase.
Martin has won various national and international tournaments. He has been playing for years in the Four Nations Chess League, at present (July 2009) for Wood Green Hilsmark Kingfisher, previously for the Camberley Chess Club. Martin received his title as international master in1984.
He earned his first grandmaster norm in the British Championship of 1997 in Brighton. He’s also a chess columnist, an author of chess books and the author of various instructional videos.
Minimum: Dual Core, 2 GB RAM, Windows 7 or 8.1, DirectX11, graphics card with 256 MB RAM, DVD-ROM drive, Windows Media Player 9, ChessBase 14/Fritz 16 or included Reader and internet access for program activation.
Recommended: PC Intel i5 (Quadcore), 4 GB RAM, Windows 10, DirectX11, graphics card with 512 MB RAM or more, 100% DirectX10-compatible sound card, Windows Media Player 11, DVD-ROM drive and internet access for program activation.