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Pieces, Pawns and Squares

Languages: English
ISBN: 978-3-86681-617-6
Delivery: Download, Post
Level: Advanced Tournament player Professional
€29.90
€25.13 without VAT (for Customers outside the EU)
$27.14 (without VAT)

It is known that pieces are more difficult to handle than pawns - but sometimes they can help each other, e.g. if it is about conquering a square! But what to do once you have gained control over it? How can the advantage of the new stronghold be exploited? All this and much more is shown on this DVD. Special attention is paid to the technique of piece transfer which helps to coordinate different attacks much more effectively. Treated themes: how to create weaknesses, how to conquer and exploit important squares, the powerful helping pawn, piece transfer to strongholds, coordination in the attack.

• Video running time: 5 h 11 min (English)
• With interactive training including video feedback
• Extra: Database with further examples
• Including CB 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: How to create weaknesses 1 - Polgar,J - Anand,V [11:56]
  2. 02: How to create weaknesses 2 - Botvinnik,M - Kan,I; Ivacic,V - Mikhalchishin,A [14:02]
  3. 03: How to create weaknesses 3 - Boleslavsky,I - Lisitsin,G [06:14]
  4. 04: How to create weaknesses 4 - Botvinnik,M - Donner,J; Polugaevsky,L - Andersson,U [10:16]
  5. 05: How to create weaknesses 5 - Korchnoi - Petrosian; Karpov - Kasparov [08:10]
  6. 06: How to conquer and exploit important squares / Piece transfer to strongholds 1 - Beliavsky,A - Ivanovic,B; Palac,M - Pavasovic,D; Short,N - Quesada Perez,Y [13:41]
  7. 07: How to conquer and exploit important squares / Piece transfer to strongholds 2 - Bologan,V - Wang Hao; Nimzowitsch,A - Rubinstein,A; Polugaevsky,L - Miles,A; Kortschnoj,V - Fischer,R [09:35]
  8. 08: How to conquer and exploit important squares / Piece transfer to strongholds 3 - Beliavsky,A - Garcia Martinez,S; Short,N - Tukmakov,V; Paunovic,T - Beliavsky,A; Rapport,R - Nevednichy,V [09:39]
  9. 09: How to conquer and exploit important squares / Piece transfer to strongholds 4 - Feigins,M - Flohr,S; Mikhalchishin,A - Jelen,I [08:33]
  10. 10: How to conquer and exploit important squares / Piece transfer to strongholds 5 - Yildiz,B - Zhao Xue; Saidy,A - Fischer,R; Milner Barry,P - Botvinnik,M [07:32]
  11. 11: How to conquer and exploit important squares / Piece transfer to strongholds 6 - Dervishi,E - Halkias,S; Mohr,G - Mikhalchishin,A; Leko,P - Gurevich,M [22:26]
  12. 12: How to conquer and exploit important squares / Piece transfer to strongholds 7- Alatortsev,V - Capablanca,J; Bogoljubow,E - Alekhine,A; Larsen,B - Gheorghiu,F [16:42]
  13. 13: How to conquer and exploit important squares / Piece transfer to strongholds 8 - Capablanca,J - Tarrasch,S; Capablanca,J - Alekhine,A; Botvinnik,M - Capablanca,J [06:26]
  14. 14: How to conquer and exploit important squares / Piece transfer to strongholds 9 - Kravtsiv,M - Aloma Vidal,R [04:15]
  15. 15: How to conquer and exploit important squares / Piece transfer to strongholds 10 - Mikenas,V - Katalymov,B; Kortschnoj,V - Huebner,R; Jussupow,A - Van der Wiel,J [08:19]
  16. 16: Pawns 1 - Alekhine,A - Rubinstein,A; Rubinstein,A - Maroczy,G [18:50]
  17. 17: Pawns 2 - Gligoric,S - Larsen,B; Beliavsky,A - Ftacnik,L [10:06]
  18. 18: Pawns 3 - Kristjansson,B - Olafsson,F; Sedlak - Sax; Mikhalchishin,A - Stopkin,V [08:19]
  19. 19: Pawns 4 - Kotov,A - Barcza,G; Beliavsky,A - Tal,M [08:33]
  20. 20: Pawns 5- Bologan,V - Muzychuk,A; Taimanov,M - Vaganian,R [13:25]
  21. 21: Pawns 6 - Larsen,B - Gligoric,S; Rotstein,A - Beliavsky,A [12:01]
  22. 22: Pawns 7 - Jimenez,E - Larsen,B [05:13]
  23. 23: Pawns 8 - Larsen,B - Gligoric,S; Gligoric,S - Larsen,B [13:14]
  24. Test section
  25. 24: Test 1 - Pilnik,H - Geller,E
  26. 25: Test 2 - Adams - Suetin [05:29]
  27. 26: Test 3 - Seirawan - Ivanovic [03:09]
  28. 27: Test 4- Smyslov,V - Panov,V [08:54]
  29. 28: Test 5 - Laurusas,T - Vuckovic,B [03:59]
  30. 29: Test 6- Dervishi,E - Halkias,S [03:37]
  31. 30: Test 7 - Karpov,A - Giorgadze,T [04:52]
  32. 31: Test 8 - Petrosian,T - Gligoric,S [04:18]
  33. 32: Test 9 - Romanishin,O - Kortschnoj,V [05:38]
  34. 33: Test 10 - Tarrasch,S - Nimzowitsch,A [01:16]
  35. 34: Test 11 - Zeller,F - Prusikin,M [01:44]
  36. 35: Test 12- Bouaziz,S - Karpov,A [02:16]
  37. 36: Test 13 - Petrosian,T - Ivkov,B [02:37]
  38. 37: Test 14- Short,N - Tukmakov,V [01:41]
  39. 38: Test 15 - Paunovic,T - Beliavsky,A [02:40]
  40. 39: Test 16 - Bologan,V - Wang Hao [04:14]
  41. 40: Test 17 - Kozul,Z - Volokitin,A [01:49]
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