1.Nf3 – A Variable Repertoire for White – GM Lubomir Ftacnik

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1.nf3 – A Variable Repertoire For White – Gm Lubomir Ftacnik (physical Disc)
1.Nf3 – A Variable Repertoire for White – GM Lubomir Ftacnik

1.Nf3 – A Variable Repertoire for White by GM Lubomir Ftacnik

1.Nf3 – a variable Repertoire for White is the name for a comprehensive chess opening system strategy based on security and choice.

The old maxim of perceiving 1.e4 openings as tactical and more dangerous as opposed to the more positional and peaceful 1.d4 openings no longer reflects the modern world of chess openings.

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This repertoire DVD is the fruit of a lifetime’s experience, as the author Lubomir Ftacnik uses it actively in his practice.

The system gives all White players the chance to fine-tune the level of exposure and risk – from the main lines of all the great 1.d4 and 1.c4 openings all the way to the concept of playing “Black” lines with an extra tempo – as in the King’s Indian in reverse.

The explanations deal with all the big challenges – the English Opening, Nimzo-Indian systems, the Catalan, the Dutch Defence, and of course that annoying reply 1…d5.

GM Lubomir Ftacnik
Grand Master Lubomir Ftacnik

About the Author:

Lubomir Ftacnik is a Slovak grandmaster, long-term cooperator of ChessBase and diligent analyst. For this DVD he has used his experience of three decades on the international chess scene.

Just as they have done for many top players, the chess openings with 1.d4 have served him well throughout his active career. The lines against various defenses have been forged in the fire of battles over the board.

Learning more about the 1.Nf3 repertoire will bring any player a few steps closer to the coveted grandmaster level.

System Requirements:

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.

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Running time

4 hours 33 minutes



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