Daniel King’s Power Play Show: Chaos, But Still Classic


Modern chess

Even among the best in the world, chess has become a more precise and unpredictable game. The Magnus Carlsen vs Maxime Vachier-Lagrave match in the Aimchess US Rapid tournament started with 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 d5 4.h4 c5 5.cxd5 Nxd5 – can you predict the next move of the world champion?

And here is a companion in two, published in 1896:

Power Play 20: test your offensive failures

Grand Master Daniel King presents ten exemplary offensive performances. At key times, he stops and asks you to make a move. King then gives feedback on the most plausible sequels. It’s the best thing to do after having your own personal trainer!

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Previous shows

You will find older shows in the Power play Category. To watch them you will need a ChessBase Premium Account.

Daniel King is the prolific author of the Power Play series which has 28 volumes to date. The Tactic Turbo for the King’s Gambit is the subject of his latest DVD.

Here is a teaser:

Power Play 28: Tactic Toolbox King’s Gambit

Daniel King presents 50 puzzle positions in video format, all from King’s Gambit. They feature typical tactics right on the open, so it’s a great way to get familiar with the tricks and traps you can set for your opponent.



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