The French Defence is one of the best choices a player can make for his opening repertoire, especially older players with limited study time.
The solid construction of Black’s game puts the bonus on positional understanding and makes it immune to sharp and tricky variations. The longer you play the French Defence the better you’ll play it.
On this DVD, Nigel Davies explains the strategy behind the French Defence by examining typical pawn structures and explaining the plans and ideas for both sides.
The concepts are illustrated via a series of instructive games allowing the viewer to improve his understanding of this opening. While watching some entertaining and creative chess being played.
After watching this DVD the viewer will understand what to do in typical French Defence middle games and never be at a loss for a plan.
It will also make it easier to learn specific variations because these can then be hung on hooks of understanding.
About the Author:
Nigel Davies was born in 1960. He has been an International Grandmaster since 1993 and is a former British Open Quickplay and U21 Champion.
Besides his playing accomplishments, he is an experienced chess coach with a unique understanding of club-level chess. Accordingly, he knows just what is likely to succeed.
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.