POWER PLAY - A Repertoire for Black with the Queen's Gambit Declined - Daniel King - VOLUME 23
- GM Daniel King
- 5 Hours 52 Minutes
- Publication Date:
- June 28, 2016
- System Requirements:
- Pentium III 1 GHz, 2 GB RAM, Windows (Supports XP (Service pack 3), Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10), DirectX9, 256 MB graphics card, DVD-ROM drive, Windows Media Player 9 and Internet access for program activation.
The Queens Gambit Declined (QGD) is one of the most reliable openings against 1 d4. With a rock of a pawn in the middle of the board, Black refuses to be pushed over in the centre. Establishing central control gives Black good chances to launch an attack against the enemy king. On this DVD Grandmaster Daniel King offers you a repertoire for Black with the QGD. The repertoire is demonstrated in 10 stem games, covering all Whites major systems: 5 Bg5, 5 Bf4, and the Exchange Variation. (Blacks options against the Catalan are explored on another DVD). The Queens Gambit Declined is a flexible opening. This DVD explores different systems so that you can keep your opponent guessing as to your choice. One of the great advantages of playing the QGD is that theory is relatively simple: this opening depends on your understanding of ideas, not tricky variations with counter-intuitive computer moves. Complete games are discussed so that one gains an idea about typical strategies for both sides. More than that, these model games provide inspiration to play the opening. This is an interactive DVD. At key moments in the games Grandmaster King pauses and puts you on the spot. You will have to find and play the best move. He then gives feedback in further video clips according to the move you chose. Every World Champion has played the Queens Gambit Declined. That speaks for its reliability and quality.
A complete and varied QGD repertoire for Black
Video running time: 5 hours 52 min (English)
Interactive training including video feedback
Exclusive database with 50 Model games with typical middlegame strategy
Suitable for club players
Including CB 12 Reader
Daniel King is a Grandmaster from England. He has been a professional chessplayer for over 25 years representing his country on numerous occasions. Acclaimed as a coach, broadcaster, and commentator of major tournaments, he is one of the few professional players able to break down and explain complex concepts. The Power Play DVD series covers openings, middlegames, endgames, strategy and tactics.