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The Art of the Positional Exchange Sacrifice

Languages: English
ISBN: 978-3-86681-583-4
Delivery: Download, Post
Level: Advanced Tournament player Professional
€29.90
€25.13 without VAT (for Customers outside the EU)
$27.14 (without VAT)

The positional exchange sacrifice is one of the most powerful and fascinating strategic weapons in chess. On this DVD Sergey Tiviakov explains why the positional exchange sacrifice is such a strong weapon and how to use it. This DVD is based on 35 games or positions from the practice of the World Champions such as Tigran Petrosian, Mikhail Botvinnik, Garry Kasparov and other strong players who used the positional exchange sacrifice to initiate brilliant attacks or defend difficult positions. Sergey Tiviakov also presents games of his own which show what he has learned from the games of the World Champion. A quiz with exercises invites you to test your strength and to check what you learned. The DVD is suitable for players of all levels.

• Video running time: 4 h 21 min (English)
• With interactive training including video feedback
• Extra: Database with 50 model games
• Including CB 12 Reader

System requirements

Minimum: Pentium III 1 GHz, 1 GB RAM, Windows Vista, XP (Service Pack 3), DirectX9 graphic card with 256 MB RAM, DVD-ROM drive, Windows Media Player 9, ChessBase 12/Fritz 13 or included Reader and internet connection for program activation. Recommended: PC Intel Core i7, 2.8 GHz, 4 GB RAM, Windows 8.1 or Windows 10, DirectX10 graphic card (or compatible) with 512 MB RAM or better, 100% DirectX10 compatible sound card, Windows Media Player 11, DVD-ROM drive and internet connection for program activation.

Sample video

Contents

  1. 01: Introduction - Nimzowitsch Position [14:50]
  2. 02: Reshevsky,S - Petrosian,T [11:54]
  3. 03: Petrosian,T - Gligoric,S [07:11]
  4. 04: Portisch,L - Petrosian,T [08:52]
  5. 05: Tal,M - Petrosian,T [09:49]
  6. 06: Sacrificing the Exchange for a Center Pawn, Part 1 - Dunaev - Petrosian,T; Aleksic,N - Tiviakov,S [10:30]
  7. 07: Sacrificing the Exchange for a Center Pawn, Part 2 - Troianescu,O - Petrosian,T [09:03]
  8. 08: Parma,B - Petrosian,T [05:59]
  9. 09: Razuvaev,Y - Tiviakov,S [13:00]
  10. 10: Tiviakov,S - Van der Weide,K [12:04]
  11. 11: Tiviakov,S - Miton,K [10:36]
  12. 12: Anand,V - Tiviakov,S [07:05]
  13. 13: Spassky,B - Petrosian,T [14:41]
  14. 14: Kasparov,G - Shirov,A [08:16]
  15. 15: Tiviakov,S - Atalik,S [03:22]
  16. 16: Tolush,A - Botvinnik,M Part 1 [07:56]
  17. 17: Geller,E - Averbakh,Y [07:54]
  18. 18: Two Modern Games - Wang,H - Timofeev,A; Grachev,B - Grigoryan,A [10:55]
  19. 19: Tolush,A - Botvinnik,M Part 2 [07:04]
  20. 20: Two Games - Beliavsky,A - Bareev,E; Miles,A - Gligoric,S [06:55]
  21. 21: Two Games by Gligoric - Gligoric,S - Nicevski,R; Gligoric,S - Portisch,L [09:34]
  22. 22: Three Games by Petrosian - Petrosian,T - Sosonko,G; Petrosian,T - Kurajica,B; Petrosian,T - Rashkovsky,N [06:13]
  23. 23: Mecking,H - Petrosian,T; Huebner,R - Petrosian,T [07:12]
  24. 24: Four Games by Botvinnik - Botvinnik,M - Ree,H; Botvinnik,M - Portisch,L; Botvinnik,M - Polugaevsky,L; Gipslis,A - Botvinnik,M [12:19]
  25. 25: Sacrificing the Exchange to Attack - Gobleja,K - Tiviakov,S [02:21]
  26. 26: Conclusion [01:21]
  27. Test
  28. 27: Test 1 [02:08]
  29. 28: Test 2 [03:08]
  30. 29: Test 3 [04:49]
  31. 30: Test 4 [02:59]
  32. 31: Test 5 [04:10]
  33. 32: Test 6 [03:20]
  34. 33: Test 7 [02:38]
  35. 34: Test 8 [04:27]
  36. 35: Test 9 [02:36]
  37. 36: Test 10 [03:58]
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