Daniel King’s Power Play Show: "From Ukraine With Love For Chess"

by Daniel King
5/23/2022 – In his "Power Play Show" Daniel King takes a look at the book "From Ukraine With Love For Chess", that was just published by "New in Chess". The book celebrates the chess of notable Ukrainian players from the past and present, and all profits will go to charities in Ukraine. To quote Daniel: "A worthy project and a superb book with tremendous material." | Power Play is on air most Fridays. Watch it on-demand with a ChessBase Premium account. All the usual puzzles, games and instruction will be on offer.

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From Ukraine With Love for Chess

With contributions by Vasyl Ivanchuk, Ruslan Ponomariov, Mariya and Anna Muzychuk and many, many others. New in Chess 2022, €20.00.

In the show Daniel features a study and a game from the book.

 

Here's the study:

 

And here’s a mate-in-two.

 

Power Play 27 and 28 - The King's Gambit and Tactic Toolbox

Glorious sacrifices, unexpected tactics and checkmating attacks. The King's Gambit is one of the oldest and most romantic openings in the game of chess. These DVDs contain all you need to know to play the King's Gambit.


This week’s show


Previous shows

You’ll find older broadcasts in the Power Play category. To watch these you’ll need a ChessBase Premium Account.


Daniel King is the prolific author of the Power Play series which numbers 28 volumes to date.  The Tactic Turbo for the King’s Gambit is the subject of his most recent DVD.

Here’s a teaser:


Power Play 28: Tactic Toolbox King's Gambit

Daniel King presents 50 puzzle positions in video format, all arising from the King's Gambit. They feature typical tactics from the opening, so this is a great way of becoming familiar with the tricks and traps that you can set your opponent.


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Daniel King is a regular on playchess.com. Commentating on live events such as the World Championship or analysing themes for his monthly Power Play Show. He also produces a DVD series called Power Play for ChessBase in the Fritztrainer format.