Power Play 13: The Squeeze - Recognize and Execute a Squeeze by Daniel King
Publisher: ChessBase, 2010
Video running time: 5 hours
What is a squeeze? When you take control of a game, deprive your opponent of counterplay and slowly squeeze the life out of your opponent. The motto of the squeeze could be: “To win one hundred victories in one hundred battles is not the acme of skill.
To subdue the enemy without fighting is the acme of skill.” from The Art of War, Sun Tzu, Chinese general, born c. 500 BC This DVD will help you to recognise when a squeeze is possible and how to execute it.
Throughout the DVD, specially selected positions will enable you to test your understanding of the subject. The Power Play series is suitable for anyone looking to improve their chess, but also provides ready-made lessons and exercises for a trainer.
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.
‘The PowerPlay DVD series by GM Daniel King is one of the most successful chess instruction tools today.’ – New In Chess
Power Play 1: Mating Patterns
Power Play 2: Attacking the king
Power Play 3: Pawn storm
Power Play 4: Start Right
Power Play 5 - Pawns
Power Play 6 - Pawns, Pieces & Plans
Power Play 7 - Improve your pieces
Power Play 8 - Knights and Bishops
Power Play 9 - major pieces vs. minor pieces
Power Play 10 - Calculation
Power Play 11 - Defence
Power Play 12 - The Hedgehog
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System requirements: Pentium-Processor at 300 Mhz or higher, 64 MB RAM, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, DVD drive, mouse, soundcard.