Understanding Middlegame Strategies, Vol. 2: Practical Play – GM Ivan Sokolov

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<em><strong>GM Ivan Sokolov on this DVD</strong></em>: "I have selected chess strategies aiming to improve the viewer’s middlegame decision-making process and broaden his/her middlegame understanding in general.

I have structured this DVD into 4 chapters: 1. What to trade, what to keep 2. The king on f8 defends himself 3. Open file 4. Creating crises

Every chapter consists of model games displaying different aspects of the theme.

The variety of games should give you enough insights to spot these chess strategies in your own practice."
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<h3><strong>About the Author:</strong></h3>
<strong>Ivan Sokolov</strong> is a Dutch chess Grandmaster and author of popular chess books. He was a Yugoslav champion in 1988 and a Dutch champion in 1995 and 1998.

For more than two decades he has been one of the elite players and has beaten many of the strongest players in the world.
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Understanding Middlegame Chess Strategies Vol. 2: Practical Play - GM Ivan Sokolov (Physical Disc)
Understanding Middlegame Chess Strategies Vol. 2: Practical Play

GM Ivan Sokolov on this DVD: “I have selected chess strategies aiming to improve the viewer’s middlegame decision-making process and broaden his/her middlegame understanding in general.

I have structured this DVD into 4 chapters: 1. What to trade, what to keep 2. The king on f8 defends himself 3. Open file 4. Creating crises

Every chapter consists of model games displaying different aspects of the theme.

The variety of games should give you enough insights to spot these chess strategies in your own practice.”

  • Video running time: 4 hours (English)
  • With interactive training including video feedback
  • Extra: Database with more examples
GM Ivan Sokolov
Grandmaster Ivan Sokolov

About the Author:

Ivan Sokolov is a Dutch chess Grandmaster and author of popular chess books. He was a Yugoslav champion in 1988 and a Dutch champion in 1995 and 1998.

For more than two decades he has been one of the elite players and has beaten many of the strongest players in the world.

System Requirements:

Minimum: Dual Core, 2 GB RAM, 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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Chapter List

  1. Introduction
  2. What to trade what to keep
    1. Game 1: Botvinnik-Donner
    2. Game 2: Kasparov-Karpov
    3. Game 3: Volokitin-Mamedyarov
    4. Game 4: Ganguly-Nguyen
    5. Game 5: Kasparov-Timman
    6. Game 6: Carlsen-So
    7. Game 7: Carlsen-Dreev
  3. King on f8 defends itself
    1. Game 1: Fischer-Hook
    2. Game 2: Caruana-Naroditsky
    3. Game 3: Van Foreest-Van der Lende
    4. Game 4: Kasparov-Timman
  4. Open file
    1. Game 1: Kasimdzhanov-Li Chao
    2. Game 2: Korchnoi-Bronstein
    3. Game 3: Karjakin-Gelfand
  5. Creating crises
    1. Game 1: Galkin-Kramnik
    2. Game 2: Korchnoi-Timman
    3. Game 3: Swinkels-Sokolov
    4. Game 4: Gurevich-Sokolov
  6. Exercises
    1. Exercise 1
    2. Exercise 2
    3. Exercise 3
    4. Exercise 4
    5. Exercise 5
    6. Exercise 6
    7. Exercise 7