Deal of the Week: What Grandmasters Do not See

3/22/2019 – An exclusive discount, only until Monday, March 25th! Get the three volume set as a bundle for 83% off the regular price! It's routinely described by the esoteric term "chess blindness." In the series "What Grandmasters do not See", chess trainer and world-class commentator MAURICE ASHLEY strips away from the myth, and for the first time explains why the root of these mistakes is more often based on the psychology of human learning. Here's a peek.

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All three volumes for less than 15 bucks!

We run a "deal of the week" every week, but this one is extra-special. Only until Monday, you can receive nearly 11 hours of training from US Championship commentator, Grandmaster Maurice Ashley!

What Grandmasters Don’t See Vol. 1: Protected Squares

In Volume 1 of the series, Ashley coins a new term Protected Squares, and shows how many errors occur on squares that seem invulnerable because they are clearly guarded by pawns. In example after example and in his trademark style, Ashley will teach you how to avoid this kind of mistake and how to look for moves that will shock and amaze your opponents. In the first 19 videos on the DVD Ashley demonstrates both well-known and little known games in which a move on to a protected square plays an important part. In the second half of the DVD you are tested on what you have learned about protected squares with a series of exercises of increasing difficulty. This material is also drawn both from classics and from recent games. 

What Grandmasters Don’t See Vol. 2: Discovered Attack

In this DVD, Volume 2 of the three part series, Ashley shows that no other standard tactical theme is more over-rated, overlooked and misunderstood than the Discovered Attack. In each example, Ashley illustrates how often players are confused by discovered attacks because the examples in the majority of chess books are poorly chosen to show how this important tactical idea really works in most practical games. In the first half of the DVD, Ashley uses interesting and entertaining positions to explain the points in his trademark effervescent style. The second half of the DVD is filled with examples to test what you have learned about discovered attacks, with a series of exercises of increasing difficulty. The material is drawn both from classic and from recent games.

What Grandmasters Don’t See Vol. 3: Summary and Test

In this DVD, the third volume of the three part series, Ashley completes his idea of Protected Squares from Volume 1, showing that squares seemingly guarded by pieces are often the breeding ground of amazing tactical oversights. He also blends the themes from all three volumes to give a thorough picture of the key ways that the viewer can exploit the typical mistakes by players of all levels. In the first half of the DVD, Ashley uses brilliant games and positions to explain each lesson in his dynamic commentary style. The second half of the DVD is filled with examples to test the viewer, with a series of exercises of increasing difficulty. The material is drawn both from classic and from recent games.


 

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  • Total video running time: 10 hours, 56 minutes
  • €14.90
  • €12.52 without VAT (for Customers outside the EU)
  • $14.15 (without VAT)


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Sn0kr45h Sn0kr45h 3/24/2019 08:00
Just snatched these up to add to more of my Maurice Ashley collection. I really liked Secret To Chess so I'm hoping these are just as good.
Fish4Life Fish4Life 3/23/2019 03:53
Really enjoying theses dvd's!
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