Daniel King's Power Play Show: Dubov wins Lindores Abbey Challenge

by Daniel King
6/8/2020 – In this Power Play Show Grandmaster Daniel King takes a look at what happened in the final of the Lindores Abbey Rapid Challenge. Daniil Dubov faced Hikaru Nakamura and after four interesting rapid games the match and the tournament was decided in the Armageddon play-off. | Photo: Daniil Dubov | Photo: Niki Riga

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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Armageddon

The Armageddon play-off between Dubov and Nakamura saw a typical opening trap that you can find in a different form in the Modern Defence/King's Indian. Tal once fell into this but succeeded in turning the game around with some tactical wizardry.

But first a warm-up: Black, is on the brink of victory. What should he play? There is more to this than meets the eye...

 

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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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