LCC R4 and R5: Video analysis by Daniel King

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12/9/2015 – There's a high chance of 4 draws and one decisive win per round if you look at the first five rounds of the London Chess Classic 2015. The decisive wins from round 4 and 5 are reviewed by Daniel King in his usual comprehensive manner. Being present at the Classic, he's the right man to show you some insights to the games. Click here for the videos...

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Daniel King: Mr. Powerplay

Daniel King during a visit in Hamburg

Grandmaster Daniel King has been a professional chess player for more than 20 years and has represented his country in numerous competitions, amongst others in the historic win by the English over the Soviet Union in 1990 in Reykjavik. King is the author of more than 15 chess books and has wealth of experience as a trainer, assisting many of England’s leading players. He is also well known for his broadcasting on TV, radio and the internet, commentating major chess events. To the delight of chess fans worldwide, he hosts his monthly "Powerplay" show on the world's largest chess server, He contributes to ChessBase Magazine, with the popular column "Move by Move". King has also produced the highly praised PowerPlay DVD series for ChessBase. King lives in London.

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Álvaro Pereira Álvaro Pereira 12/10/2015 05:49
Very good comments by King, as usual.
Anand could have avoided much work with 55.Rh8! Rb8 (55…Kc8 56.b6) 56.Rh7+ Ke6 57.Ra7!