Daniel King: an interview

by Albert Silver
3/15/2017 – Daniel King has been one of the longest lasting fixture in the ChessBase family, and to celebrate his 25th PowerPlay DVD, the classic PowerPlay 7: Improve Your Pieces is now on sale 50% off! He will also be presenting a live PowerPlay show on Playchess, and finally here is a video interview with the English grandmaster, where he talks about his life, his love of chess, and a passionate comment on the World Championship.

Power Play 7 - Improve your pieces Power Play 7 - Improve your pieces

Why is manoeuvring important, and in what circumstances should we consider manoeuvring rather than another course of action? In this 7th Power Play DVD, Daniel King helps you to recognise when a piece is poorly placed and what to do about it.

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If you are a fan of Daniel King, whether they be his fun videos, his bestselling PowerPlay DVD series, his live commentary, and woould like to learn a bit more about him, then this video interview is not to be missed.

 

A nine-minute interview of Daniel King by Oliver Reeh

This Wednesday, March 15, there will be a live PowerPlay show for (watch it here) Premium subscribers to ChessBase Accoount, and will be all aboout the wonderfully creative Georgian player, Baadur Jobava. It will take place on Playchess at 9pm CET (Paris) or 4pm EST (New York). If you miss it, or cannot make it, you can find it later in the ChessBase Account videos section, toegther with his many other recorded shows.

A sample of what the menu of videos of Daniel King looks like. You can find hours upon hours of material there

Deal of the Week

Every week ChessBase Shop has on item in the shop on with ane exceptional discount. To celebrate the recent recording of Daniel King's 25th PowerPlay DVD, which will discuss a repertoire against the Queen's Pawn openings, this week until March 20, Power Play 7 is on a 50% discount. Easily one of the long-term favorites, it discusses piece placement and maneuvering.

Why is manoeuvring important, and in what circumstances should we consider manoeuvring rather than another course of action? In this 7th Power Play DVD, Daniel King helps you to recognise when a piece is poorly placed and what to do about it. Throughout the DVD, specially selected positions will enable you to test your understanding of the subject. 

Daniel King on the web:

Twitter (@DanielKingChess)

Facebook (Daniel King Power Play Chess)

YouTube (PowerPlay Chess)



Born in the US, he grew up in Paris, France, where he completed his Baccalaureat, and after college moved to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He had a peak rating of 2240 FIDE, and was a key designer of Chess Assistant 6. In 2010 he joined the ChessBase family as an editor and writer at ChessBase News. He is also a passionate photographer with work appearing in numerous publications.

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