The Classical French - Main Line
An Interactive Training Video
by Rustam Kasimdzhanov
Publisher: ChessBase, 2015
Video running time: 5 hours 5 minutes
This DVD looks at one of the most important lines of the French Defence.
After 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e5 Nfd7 5. f4 c5 6. Nf3 Nc6 7. Be3, the author takes a detailed look at a daring line with 7... cxd4 8. Nd4 Qb6, as well as the quieter plans with 7...cxd4 8. Nd4 Bc5, and the main line with 7... a6 and b5.
Thorough analysis of the trendy lines, and lots of new ideas for both White and Black make this DVD a must-have for any French player!
• Video running time:5 h 05 min (English)
• With interactive training including video feedback
• Exclusive database with 50 instructive games and analysis by Kasimdzhanov
• Including CB 12 Reader
Born in 1979, the Grandmaster from Uzbekistan, Rustam Kasimdzhanov, has firmly established himself among the global elite as a very strong and imaginative player.
In 2004, he shocked the chess world by winning the FIDE World Chess Championship after beating a string of world-class players that included Ivanchuk, Grischuk, Topalov and Adams.
Kasimdzhanov is a very deep player, able to explain even complicated opening ideas in an eloquent and lucid style, making things understandable for players of every level.
Kasimdzhanov is regarded as one of the world’s leading opening experts, and worked as Vishy Anand’s second in his World Championship matches against Kramnik, Topalov and Gelfand.
He was also the opening trainer of the German national team when they won the European Team Championship in 2011.
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 and internet connection for program activation. Recommended: PC Intel Core i7, 2.8 GHz, 4 GB RAM, Windows 7 or Windows 8, 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