Daniel King's Power Play Show: The King's Gambit

by Daniel King
5/15/2020 – In this Power Play Show Grandmaster Daniel King takes a look at the King's Gambit and presents old and new games with this still fascinating opening. | Power Play is on air most Fridays at 17:00 UK (18:00 CEST, 11:00 EST) on playchess.com. All the usual puzzles, games and instruction will be on offer.

Power Play 27: The King's Gambit Power Play 27: The King's Gambit

Glorious sacrifices, unexpected tactics and checkmating attacks. The King's Gambit is one of the oldest and most romantic openings in the game of chess. This DVD contains all you need to know to tackle your opponent.

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The King's Gambit

The main focus of the broadcast will be some King's Gambit games by one of the great masters of the opening, David Bronstein.

But first a warm-up: White is to play and draw. This is another study by the Soviet composer Sergei Zhigis 1928, and it is also very beautiful. I will look at this in the show.

 

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Daniel King is the prolific author of the PowerPlay series which numbers 27 volumes to date. The subject of his most recent DVD is "The King's Gambit"

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Power Play 27: The King's Gambit

Glorious sacrifices, unexpected tactics and checkmating attacks. The King's Gambit is one of the oldest and most romantic openings in the game of chess. This DVD contains all you need to know to tackle 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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