Positional chess in the basic on which success
is founded. Of course material can be won and also points achieved by tactical
measures, but first you have to bring the relevant positions up on your board.
Jacob Aagaard teaches in six lectures important principles of positional play.
Weak squares, good and bad pieces, prophylaxis and pawn weaknesses are concepts
which should belong in the toolbox of every chess player. The lectures are
followed by 50 exercises, in which you can always look for the solution
yourself. In total, there are more than four hours of high class video training
on this DVD.
Intro: 1:42 (Basic positional ideas)
Lesson 1: 36:57 (Weaknesses 1)
Lesson 2: 15:15 (Weaknesses 2)
Lesson 3: 25:13 (Piece play 1)
Lesson 4: 17:01 (Piece play 2)
Lesson 5: 24:39 (Piece Play 3)
Lesson 6: 27:17 Prophylactic thinking) and exercises