In this day and age of chess opening databases, you might be surprised to find players getting caught out in the opening but it happens all the time.
Players take liberties, they grab a hot pawn, attempt a complicated maneuver, or simply develop their pieces inefficiently.
Whatever our playing strength, we need to take care of the chess opening.
This DVD will help you to analyze and reassess your opening play so that you can begin the game on the right footing.
At the end of the DVD, you can test your attacking and defensive skills by examining a series of specially selected test positions.
The Power Play series is suitable for anyone looking to improve their chess, but also provides ready-made lessons and exercises for a trainer.
About the Author:
Grandmaster Daniel King has been a professional chess player for more than 20 years.
During that time he has represented his country on many occasions, including a historic match victory over the Soviet Union in Reykjavik, 1990.
At the same time, he has distinguished himself as a coach, helping many of England’s younger generation to achieve their potential.
Besides his chess career, he has built up a reputation as a commentator on television, radio, and the internet.
He is also an award-winning author of more than 15 books.
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.