Andrew Martin: The basics of winning chess
Modern chess is a tough relentless game, which demands that all chess players, regardless of strength, keep their command of basic technique in tip-top shape. On this instructive and entertaining DVD, International Master Andrew Martin takes you on a tour of the basics of winning chess, so that you never have to worry about this part of the game again. Through the use of classic games and game fragments, Martin charts a survival course through the competitive minefield. His firm conviction is that everyone is capable of great improvement, if the right mental attitude is combined with a strong grasp of essential chess ideas. This DVD will guide you in the right direction.
The CD is based on the new instructional Fritz8-Chess Media System: all the lectures are presented in their entirety with video pictures and synchronised chess graphics. There is no better way to explain chess. Total running time: 3 h 39 min. This is how chess training can be real fun!
Andrew Martin is 47 years old and lives in Sandhurst , England , with his wife and four children. He is a professional chess teacher and writer. His recent works for ChessBase include the ABC of the Ruy Lopez and the ABC of the Kingís Indian.
System requirements: PC 233, 64 MB RAM, DVD drive, sound card, mouse, Windows XP, 2000, Me, 98 SE, Windows Media Player 9. This package includes the latest ChessBase 9.0 Reader.