Daniel King’s Power Play Show: The Kalashnikov strikes

by Daniel King
5/28/2021 – In this Power Play Show by GM Daniel King the Kalashnikov and a fine game from the FTX Crypto Cup are on the menu. | 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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The Kalashnikov strikes

 

In this position White played 16.Bd3. But what lethal attacking blow did Black have in mind after 16.Nxd4 exd4 17.Bd2?

Of course, there is also another mate in two to solve.

 

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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.

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