Grandmaster Daniel King has been a professional chess player for more than 20 years. During that time he has represented his country on many occasions, including an historic match victory over the Soviet Union in Reykjavik, 1990. At the same time he has distinguished himself as a coach, helping many of England��s younger generation to achieve their potential. Besides his chess career, he has built up a reputation as a commentator on television, radio and the internet. He is also an award-winning author of more than 15 books.
If you want to be a well-rounded chessplayer, a good understanding of positional play is vital. In this 6th Power Play DVD, Daniel King discusses three positional themes in detail: ��� the Isolated Queen's Pawn ��� central passed pawns ��� when to exchange pawns (and when not to exchange pawns) In each case, the slightest difference in the placement of pieces can make a massive difference to the assessment of the position. At the end of the lectures, you can test your understanding of these themes by examining a series of specially selected test positions. The Power Play series is suitable for anyone looking to improve their chess, but also providesready-made lessons and exercises for a trainer. Video running time: 5 hours.