The Power Play Show: Fischer Random World Championship

by Daniel King
11/1/2019 – Power Play is back! On the show today: GM Daniel King takes you through games from the FIDE Fischer Random World Championship. Power Play is live most Fridays at 16:00 UTC (18:00 CEST, Noon EDT) on playchess.com. You can watch the episode live for free! All the usual puzzles, games and instruction will be on offer. Puzzle and the live video...

Powerplay 26: Checkmate Challenge — essential knowledge Powerplay 26: Checkmate Challenge — essential knowledge

Checkmate. That's the aim of the game. There are numerous ways to checkmate the enemy king, but there are common patterns that recur over and over again, and having these at our mental fingertips is essential for when we want to finish the game.

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Fischer Random World Championship

Daniel King will be looking at games from the Fischer Random World Championship. Do join him at 17.00 UK / 18.00 CET for puzzles, games and chat.

For a little warm-up, here's a position to solve.

 

This is chess from a parallel universe. Which move gives White the advantage?


This week

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Live Fridays, at 16:00 UTC / 18:00 CEST / Noon EDT


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 PowerPlay series which numbers 26 volumes to date. The subject of his most recent DVD is "Checkmate Challenge"

Here's a teaser:


Powerplay 26: Checkmate Challenge — essential knowledge

Checkmate. That's the aim of the game. There are numerous ways to checkmate the enemy king, but there are common patterns that recur over and over again, and having these at our mental fingertips is essential for when we want to finish the game.

More...


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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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