Ever since the beginning of chess, the assault on the king has had its own special magic.
Masterly attacking games, crowned by sacrifices and unforgettable combinations, have never ceased to attract and thrill the audience.
On this DVD, Rustam Kasimdzhanov shows us that particularly the World Champions were outstanding attackers from who we can learn a lot.
From Steinitz, Lasker, and Capablanca to Fischer, Karpov, and Kasparov, one exemplary attacking game is presented reflecting the individual playing attitude of each of these chess legends.
The second part of the DVD is dedicated to games of Kasimdzhanov’s own practice.
In his typical vivid and instructive manner, he comments on the decisive stages of the attack. Explaining to the spectator which specific train of thought led him to success during play.
The result is an entertaining outline of historical and modern attacking chess. Thus, giving you all the skills required to succeed in your own practice.
About the Author:
Rustam Kasimdzhanov was born in 1979. The grandmaster from Uzbekistan has for many years been known as a very strong and imaginative player.
However, in 2004, Rustam Kasimdzhanov (pronounced Kah-zeem-jha-nov) shocked the chess world by winning the FIDE world chess championship title. Beating a string of world-class players like Ivanchuk, Grischuk, Topalov, and Adams in the process.
Kasimdzhanov is a very deep player, who is able to explain chess ideas in an eloquent, lucid style, with a fine touch of humor. His lessons are both entertaining and instructive perfect for students who seek to avoid dry theory.
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.