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Chess for Scoundrels DVD PLUS Common Sense in Chess E-Book

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Chess for Scoundrels on DVD

Psychology is one of the most important aspects of chess, yet most players put themselves at a serious disadvantage by ignoring this aspect of the game. Being "nice" is all very well in civilian life, but in the war zone of the chess board a more ruthless approach is required. The fact of the matter is that a good chess player must be something of a scoundrel in order to survive. On this DVD Davies discusses the various ways by which a player can conduct psychological warfare, from inducing Pavlovian responses to insulting the opposition with provocative moves. A knowledge of these methods is essential for the serious tournament competitor, if only to avoid becoming another victim. Video running time: more than 4 hours.

Nigel Davies has been a Grandmaster since 1993 and is a former British Open Quickplay and U21 Champion. With more than 30 years international tournament experience he is well versed in the various tactics that can be used.

System requirements: Pentium-Processor at 300 Mhz or higher, 64 MB RAM, Windows XP/Vista/Windows7, DVD drive, mouse, soundcard.


Common Sense in Chess
by Emanuel Lasker

A ChessCentral E-Book

Lasker's Common Sense in Chess has always been one of the standard works in chess literature, enjoying a place on the "short list" of required reading for over 100 years. Simply stated, the book records a series of lectures given by Emanuel Lasker, the 2nd World Chess Champion, before an audience of London players in early 1895. Yet Lasker's statement of his chess philosophy, his clear presentation of the principles of chess play, has elevated these lectures to a place far beyond the mere fulfillment of a speaking engagement. Here we have a classic and timeless guidebook that has benefited generations of chess players. Anyone who has learned the rules of chess will be amply repaid for his study of Lasker's Common Sense in Chess.

This digital edition re-creates Lasker's famous speaking engagement, and offers you a front row seat in the lecture hall! You get 11 text documents, interactive illustrations by Lasker - even photographs of Lasker himself. Don't miss this opportunity to learn from the World Champion - download Common Sense in Chess today!

System requirements:
You will need ChessBase 6.0 or higher, or Fritz (Komodo, Houdini, etc), or download the free ChessBase Reader here. Also: Pentium 1 GHz, 512 MB RAM, Windows 10, 9, Vista, or Windows XP (Service Pack 2)

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