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                    [description] => <h2><span style="font-family: 'arial black', sans-serif;">Pro Chess Mentor Series: Chess Lessons by GM Yasser Seirawan</span></h2>
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<span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>The Best DVD series of all time is back</strong></span>, now available for digital download in one affordable bundle!! Experts agree Pro Chess Mentor is the best chess lessons DVD to learn from ever created.

Whether you are an Advanced Novice or Master we guarantee <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><em><strong>you will improve your game after 1 viewing or return it for a full refund</strong></em></span>.

GM Yasser Seirawan spent over 2 years to create a universal method of teaching and nobody explains all the chess essentials better than Yasser.
<p style="text-align: left;">If you ever find yourself sitting across from an opponent and not knowing how to continue - Pro Chess Mentor series chess lessons will solve that problem.</p>
<p style="text-align: left;"><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><em><strong>Yasser will teach you how to create a plan and he presents this information in easier to learn and logical way.</strong></em></span> You will eventually be able to look at a position and unsteadily find your opponents weakness and how to exploit them.</p>

<h2><span style="font-family: 'arial black', sans-serif;">About the Author:</span></h2>
[caption id="attachment_4707" align="alignright" width="218"]<img class="wp-image-4707 size-full" title="Pro Chess Series Vol. 1-3 Bundle" src="https://cdn1.ichess.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/GM-Yasser-Seirawan.jpg" alt="Pro Chess Series Vol. 1-3 Bundle" width="218" height="268" /> GM Yasser Seirawan[/caption]

Yasser Seirawan is an American chess grandmaster and four-time United States national champion. <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>He won the World Junior Chess Championship in 1979</strong></span>. Seirawan is also a very popular chess author and commentator with a top Elo rating of 2658.

In 2001, Seirawan released a plan called "Fresh Start" to reunite the chess world, which at that time had two world champions: Ruslan Ponomariov had gained the title under the auspices of FIDE, while Vladimir Kramnik had beaten Garry Kasparov to take the Classical title.

It called for one match between Ponomariov and Kasparov (the world number one), and another between Kramnik and the winner of the 2002 Einstein tournament in Dortmund (who turned out to be Péter Lékó).

The winners of these matches would then play each other to become undisputed World Champion. This plan was signed by all parties on May 6, 2002, in the so-called "Prague Agreement".

The Kramnik-Leko match took place (the match was drawn, with Kramnik retaining his title); the Kasparov-Ponomariov match was canceled in 2003, and this particular plan became moot when Kasparov retired in 2005.

In the end, the FIDE World Chess Championship 2006 between Kramnik and Veselin Topalov reunited the world championship title.
<h2><span style="font-family: 'arial black', sans-serif;">Is this course for me?</span></h2>
<span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>This unique course represents one of the best instructional chess videos ever made</strong></span>, now been reissued as a DVD, and the new format makes it an even better product than before. Previously available as a two-videotape VHS set.

The <strong>2-Disc</strong> "Kasparov vs Deep Blue - 1997 Rematch" that makes up Vol. 3 of the Pro Chess Mentor series features entertaining high-level analysis by Grandmasters Yasser Seirawan and Ron W. Henley.

The 1997 match between Kasparov and Deep Blue was fascinating as the world's best player faced off against the world's strongest machine, creating explosive combinations and incredibly subtle and deep positional chess.

<span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>This chess DVD makes learning easy as GM Seirawan's calm insight is combined with GM Henley's exciting analysis</strong></span>. The "Kasparov vs Deep Blue - 1997 Rematch" chess DVD presents an objective evaluation of one of the most significant matches in the history of chess.

<img class="alignright wp-image-5512" title="Pro Chess Series Vol. 1-3 Bundle" src="https://cdn1.ichess.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/kasparov-deep-blue-cover.jpg" alt="Pro Chess Series Vol. 1-3 Bundle" width="309" height="327" />
<h3><span style="font-family: 'arial black', sans-serif;">Commentary by Chief Commentator while a match was actually taking place!</span></h3>
What is particularly special about Vol. 3 is the commentary was done by Grandmaster Yasser Seirawan who was one of the official chief commentators for the match.

<span style="text-decoration: underline;"><em><strong>The analyses were being done in real-time</strong></em></span>, usually during the same week when the matches were being played! You can feel the anticipation and excitement of the match in the analyses of games 1-4 by GM Yasser Seirawan.

<strong>Highlights included: </strong>The only Chess DVD recorded and created while the actual match was taking place and watching Kasparov offering a resignation in a drawn position.

<span style="font-family: 'arial black', sans-serif;"><strong>Runtime: </strong>3 hours 11 minutes</span>
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07/02/2019
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The audio and video quality is

The audio and video quality is poor, but not unmanageable. The camerawork is annoying, moving to YS's face when you are trying to look at a chess board, but that is also manageable. However, the download would certainly benefit from an associated .pdf simply giving the timecode of where each of the new sections start. This would help navigation when studying.

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03/30/2016
Ioannis

This bundle will fill gaps tha

This bundle will fill gaps that occur from ineffective teaching methods. I appreciate how well Yasser Seirawan explains the ideas behind pawns and their actual use. This is more than a beginner course. Many questions about practical chess will be answered. Give emphasis on the first part of the series.

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10/19/2013
shakespeare

Yasser Seirawan is a phantasti

Yasser Seirawan is a phantastic commentator - I never miss one of his vids on the St. louis chess club youtube channel - and this classic of chess is no exception - the first engine able to beat a human on this level - gorgeous stuff for chess lovers!


Overview

Pro Chess Mentor Series: Chess Lessons by GM Yasser Seirawan

Pro Chess Series Vol. 1-3 Bundle
Pro Chess Series Vol. 1-3 Bundle

The Best DVD series of all time is back, now available for digital download in one affordable bundle!! Experts agree Pro Chess Mentor is the best chess lessons DVD to learn from ever created.

Whether you are an Advanced Novice or Master we guarantee you will improve your game after 1 viewing or return it for a full refund.

GM Yasser Seirawan spent over 2 years to create a universal method of teaching and nobody explains all the chess essentials better than Yasser.

If you ever find yourself sitting across from an opponent and not knowing how to continue – Pro Chess Mentor series chess lessons will solve that problem.

Yasser will teach you how to create a plan and he presents this information in easier to learn and logical way. You will eventually be able to look at a position and unsteadily find your opponents weakness and how to exploit them.

About the Author:

Pro Chess Series Vol. 1-3 Bundle
GM Yasser Seirawan

Yasser Seirawan is an American chess grandmaster and four-time United States national champion. He won the World Junior Chess Championship in 1979. Seirawan is also a very popular chess author and commentator with a top Elo rating of 2658.

In 2001, Seirawan released a plan called “Fresh Start” to reunite the chess world, which at that time had two world champions: Ruslan Ponomariov had gained the title under the auspices of FIDE, while Vladimir Kramnik had beaten Garry Kasparov to take the Classical title.

It called for one match between Ponomariov and Kasparov (the world number one), and another between Kramnik and the winner of the 2002 Einstein tournament in Dortmund (who turned out to be Péter Lékó).

The winners of these matches would then play each other to become undisputed World Champion. This plan was signed by all parties on May 6, 2002, in the so-called “Prague Agreement”.

The Kramnik-Leko match took place (the match was drawn, with Kramnik retaining his title); the Kasparov-Ponomariov match was canceled in 2003, and this particular plan became moot when Kasparov retired in 2005.

In the end, the FIDE World Chess Championship 2006 between Kramnik and Veselin Topalov reunited the world championship title.

Is this course for me?

This unique course represents one of the best instructional chess videos ever made, now been reissued as a DVD, and the new format makes it an even better product than before. Previously available as a two-videotape VHS set.

The 2-Disc “Kasparov vs Deep Blue – 1997 Rematch” that makes up Vol. 3 of the Pro Chess Mentor series features entertaining high-level analysis by Grandmasters Yasser Seirawan and Ron W. Henley.

The 1997 match between Kasparov and Deep Blue was fascinating as the world’s best player faced off against the world’s strongest machine, creating explosive combinations and incredibly subtle and deep positional chess.

This chess DVD makes learning easy as GM Seirawan’s calm insight is combined with GM Henley’s exciting analysis. The “Kasparov vs Deep Blue – 1997 Rematch” chess DVD presents an objective evaluation of one of the most significant matches in the history of chess.

Pro Chess Series Vol. 1-3 Bundle

Commentary by Chief Commentator while a match was actually taking place!

What is particularly special about Vol. 3 is the commentary was done by Grandmaster Yasser Seirawan who was one of the official chief commentators for the match.

The analyses were being done in real-time, usually during the same week when the matches were being played! You can feel the anticipation and excitement of the match in the analyses of games 1-4 by GM Yasser Seirawan.

Highlights included: The only Chess DVD recorded and created while the actual match was taking place and watching Kasparov offering a resignation in a drawn position.

Runtime: 3 hours 11 minutes


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Chapter List

Chapter Outline:

Pro Chess Mentor Vol. 1

Study Segment 1:

  • The Board & It’s Properties
  • Three (3) Types of Positions
  • The Four (4) Elements of Chess
  • Seven (7) Basic Principles
  • Elementary Check Mates
  • Classical Opening
  • Three (3) Types of Pins
  • Double Attack
  • Battery
  • Time Count

Study Segment 2:

  • How To Find A Plan
  • Weak Pawn Structures
  • Zwischenzug: An in-between move
  • Fianchetto the Bishop
  • Balanced Pawn Structures
  • Pawn Storms & Chains
  • Dutch Stonewall & Pillsbury Attack
  • Dynamic Pawn Structures
  • Rooks belong on Open Files
  • Protected & Connected Passed Pawns

Pro Chess Mentor Vol. 2

Study Segment 3:

  • Advanced Pawn Structures
  • Windmill or Seesaw
  • Screened Backward Pawn
  • Pawn Triangle
  • Clearance
  • Pawn Majority
  • Hanging Pawns
  • Quiet Move
  • Overworked Piece
  • Master Pawn Structure

Study Segment 4:

  • The Principles of Attack
  • When Ahead in Force, Exchange Pieces
  • Forcing a Pawn Weakness
  • The Hedgehog Defense
  • The Principles of Defense
  • How To Get & Use Space
  • Attack Pawn Weaknesses
  • When Behind in Space
  • Time Advantage
  • Time Disadvantage