Power Play 10: Calculation: Improve your Skills through Practice

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You play 20 moves of elegant positional chess - but throw the game away by miscalculating. To play a good game of chess you must know how to calculate.

The ability to calculate is not something that chessplayers are born with. Calculation is a core skill that can be improved through practice.

In this 10th Power Play DVD Grandmaster Daniel King will help you to assess how good you are at calculating, and gives you tips as to how you might sharpen your thought processes at the chessboard.

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 Power Play Series:
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 
Power Play 13 - The Squeeze
Power Play 14 - Test Your Tactics
Power Play 15 - Practical Pawn Endgames
Power Play 16 - Test Your Rook Endgames
Power Play 17 - Attack with 1.e4
Power Play 18 - The Sicilian Najdorf
Power Play 20 - Test your Attacking Chess
Power Play 21 - A Repertoire for Black against the Anti-Sicilians

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System requirements: Pentium-Processor at 300 Mhz or higher, 64 MB RAM, Windows XP, Windows Vista, DVD drive, mouse, soundcard.


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Edition : DVD
Publication date : May 25, 2009
Number of pages : 0
Publisher : ChessBase
Weight : 80 gram