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10/31/2014 – The FIDE Grand Prix in Tashkent is one of the last strong GM tournaments of the year. The two best players of the series will be qualifying for the next Candidates Matches. Simon Williams is commenting live on the games starting at 10.30 am. Entry fee: 50 Ducats, Premium free! View the whole schedule!
Brings creativity back to chess!
The interactive format encourages the viewer to study and find the brilliancy, following the footsteps of some of the greatest players of the game.
Understanding how to use pawns and how to handle different pawn structures are important topics for young or improving players to consider. Andrew Martin investigates the notion that ‘pawns are the soul of chess’ and tries to explain exactly what this mea
The most effective, timeproven way to develop tactical abilities, imagination, and the ability to calculate variations, is practice. The 69 exercises on this DVD are taken from grandmaster games and show tactical ideas that are typical for the Grünfeld.
Success in the English is based upon understanding the plans and ideas available within this interesting opening. The games in this DVD will provide with exactly that-the armoury to play the English Opening as white with confidence!
The aim of this course is to help you understand how you to make tactical opportunities arise as well as to sharpen your tactical vision - these selected lectures will help to foster your overall tactical understanding.
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