In the King’s Gambit, there is action in the centre right from the start, so tactics play a massive part in the game. Daniel King presents 50 puzzle positions in video format, all arising from the King’s Gambit. They feature typical tactics from the opening, so this is a great way of becoming familiar with the tricks and traps that you can set your opponent.
Windows 7 or higher
Minimum: Dual Core, 2 GB RAM, DirectX11, graphics card with 256 MB RAM, (DVD-ROM drive), Windows Media Player 9, ChessBase 14/Fritz 16 or included Reader and internet access for program activation. Recommended: PC Intel i5 (Quadcore), 4 GB RAM, Windows 10, DirectX11, graphics card with 512 MB RAM or more, 100% DirectX10-compatible sound card, Windows Media Player 11, (DVD-ROM drive) and internet access for program activation.
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The King’s Gambit was the fashionable opening of the 19th century. On move two, such great combinatory players as Paul Morphy (1837–1884) and Adolf Anderssen (1818–1879) were willing to sacrifice the f-pawn, so that after the opening of the play which follows 2... exf4 they would be able to obtain an advantage in development and then mount an assault with their pieces. Unforgettable masterpieces such as Anderssen’s “Immortal Game” were created with the King’s Gambit. But also more recent players such as Boris Spassky and David Bronstein (1924–2006) have won games with White.=> More products: King's Gambit
Many of the puzzles have been selected on the basis of the repertoire for White that Daniel King recommends in Power Play 27, so you can also use this DVD as a refresher course. Apart from anything else, these puzzles are simply good exercises in calculation. In some of the positions you’ll have to find just one move using the interactive software. In some of the games there will be a follow-up question too. There is also a database of games featuring 101 supplementary puzzles for you to solve.
+ 50 puzzle positions in interactive video format
+ Clear explanation of tactical themes
+ Refresher of King’s Gambit repertoire
+ 101 supplementary puzzles to solve
• Video running time: 3 hours 35 Minutes (English)
• With interactive training including video feedback
• Extra: Database with more examples