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[caption id="attachment_300470" align="alignright" width="220"]<a href="https://www.ichess.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/kasparov_how_to_play_the_najdorf_vol_2-1.jpg"><img class="size-full wp-image-300470" title="How To Play The Najdorf Vol. 2 – Gm Garry Kasparov (physical Disc)" src="https://www.ichess.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/kasparov_how_to_play_the_najdorf_vol_2-1.jpg" alt="How To Play The Najdorf Vol. 2 – Gm Garry Kasparov (physical Disc)" width="220" height="304" data-wp-pid="300470" /></a> How To Play The Najdorf Vol. 2 – Gm Garry Kasparov (physical Disc)[/caption]

The <a href="https://www.ichess.net/blog/best-openings-for-club-players-sicilian-najdorf/">Najdorf system</a> in the Sicilian Defence has a legendary reputation as a defensive weapon for Black.

It is an opening where people often strive for a full point, instead of simply defending the position with the black pieces.

Many great players have contributed to the development of this complex opening.

There were two world champions who formed much of their careers using the Sicilian Najdorf as their weapon of choice against 1.e4: <span style="text-decoration: underline;">Bobby Fischer</span> and <span style="text-decoration: underline;">Garry Kasparov</span>. Both players celebrated spectacular successes with it.

[caption id="attachment_2009292" align="alignleft" width="220"]<a href="https://www.ichess.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/garry-kasparov.jpg"><img class="size-full wp-image-2009292" title="GM Garry Kasparov" src="https://www.ichess.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/garry-kasparov.jpg" alt="GM Garry Kasparov" width="220" height="304" data-wp-pid="2009292" /></a> Grandmaster Garry Kasparov[/caption]

They used the <a href="https://www.ichess.net/blog/sicilian-najdorf-chess-guide/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Sicilian Najdorf</a> (pronounced “neigh-dorff”, rhyming with “high morph”) during their child prodigy years and retained it as an important part of their repertoire throughout their careers.

For <strong>Garry Kasparov</strong>, this added up to experience with the Najdorf at the very highest levels of chess.

For chess amateurs and professionals alike, it is a great moment when the world’s leading expert shares all the secrets in his favorite opening.

[caption id="attachment_2009443" align="alignright" width="350"]<a href="https://www.ichess.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/garry-kasparov-najdorf-system-vol2-1.jpg"><img class="size-full wp-image-2009443" title="How to play the Najdorf Vol. 2 – GM Garry Kasparov" src="https://www.ichess.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/garry-kasparov-najdorf-system-vol2-1.jpg" alt="How to play the Najdorf Vol. 2 – GM Garry Kasparov" width="350" height="271" data-wp-pid="2009443" /></a> How to play the Najdorf Vol. 2 – GM Garry Kasparov[/caption]

In Part One, Garry Kasparov introduced the various subsystems of the Najdorf, including the central „Poisoned Pawn“ variation.

<em><strong>Part Two is devoted to the main lines against 6.Bg5 e6 7.f4. This includes the legendary Polugaevsky Variation.</strong></em>

The DVD contains more than two hours of first-class private tuition.

The package includes the latest Chess Base 9.0 Reader, a big reference database featuring all relevant Najdorf games, as well as a complete opening book that can be used to practice what you have learned with Fritz.
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How To Play The Najdorf Vol. 2 – Gm Garry Kasparov (physical Disc)
How To Play The Najdorf Vol. 2 – Gm Garry Kasparov (physical Disc)

The Najdorf system in the Sicilian Defence has a legendary reputation as a defensive weapon for Black.

It is an opening where people often strive for a full point, instead of simply defending the position with the black pieces.

Many great players have contributed to the development of this complex opening.

There were two world champions who formed much of their careers using the Sicilian Najdorf as their weapon of choice against 1.e4: Bobby Fischer and Garry Kasparov. Both players celebrated spectacular successes with it.

GM Garry Kasparov
Grandmaster Garry Kasparov

They used the Sicilian Najdorf (pronounced “neigh-dorff”, rhyming with “high morph”) during their child prodigy years and retained it as an important part of their repertoire throughout their careers.

For Garry Kasparov, this added up to experience with the Najdorf at the very highest levels of chess.

For chess amateurs and professionals alike, it is a great moment when the world’s leading expert shares all the secrets in his favorite opening.

How to play the Najdorf Vol. 2 – GM Garry Kasparov
How to play the Najdorf Vol. 2 – GM Garry Kasparov

In Part One, Garry Kasparov introduced the various subsystems of the Najdorf, including the central „Poisoned Pawn“ variation.

Part Two is devoted to the main lines against 6.Bg5 e6 7.f4. This includes the legendary Polugaevsky Variation.

The DVD contains more than two hours of first-class private tuition.

The package includes the latest Chess Base 9.0 Reader, a big reference database featuring all relevant Najdorf games, as well as a complete opening book that can be used to practice what you have learned with Fritz.

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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