The ABC of the Vienna - $47.95
Old fashioned? Certainly! Infrequent ?
Definitely! Underestimated ? Without doubt! Dangerous? You must draw your own
conclusions...... The Vienna Game deserves a place in the repertoire of all
players. With 2 Nc3 White prevents the freeing thrust ...d7-d5 and keeps open
the option of f2-f4, hoping to transpose to a superior Kingís Gambit For the
Grandmaster, the Vienna can be used as a surprise weapon. At club level,
everyone will be ready for 2 Nf3, but have they the same level of preparation
against 2 Nc3? This is very doubtful. On this new ChessBase DVD International
Master Andrew Martin argues that the Vienna is a good practical choice. White
can steer the game into all manner of interesting positions according to Blackís
response. He may play sharply or positionally. Black must respond very
accurately to demonstrate equality. Video running time: 3 hours 42 minutes
Andrew Martin is 51 years old and lives in Yateley, England. He is a professional chess teacher and writer.
System requirements: Pentium-Processor at 300 Mhz or higher, 64 MB RAM, Windows XP, Windows Vista, DVD drive, mouse, soundcard