Daniel King’s Power Play Show: Ian Nepomniachtchi wins the Candidates

by Daniel King
4/30/2021 – In this Power Play Show, GM Daniel King looks back to the Candidates and tries to find out how and why Ian Nepomniachtchi won the tournament and became World Championship challenger. | 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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Ian Nepomniachtchi – Winner of the Candidates 2021/2021

Daniel King: "We have a winner - Ian Nepomniachtchi. The video is dedicated to his victory. What qualities did he demonstrate to win? I look at a range of positions from the Candidates, but there is also the chance to solve some tactics from his previous games."


And of course, there is another fiendish mate in two to solve.


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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.


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.


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