Prelude to Armageddon (2 DVDs)
Prelude to Armageddon
Ray Keenes's chess DVDs are noted for their excellent archival footage. Prelude includes interviews with Viktor Korchnoi and live footage of Kasparov, Karpov, Timman, Najdorf and Short to name but a few. The coverage takes place in London 1983 and 1984 when Kasparov had to face Korchnoi for the right to challenge Karpov while, the following year, Karpov himself won first prize in the star studded London grandmaster tournament.
Ray Keene is a chess grandmaster who writes regularly for the Times newspaper, has published over 130 books and organised three world chess championships. He has also made hundreds of television appearances. He is the main commentator for all three DVDs.
volume 1 - 22 minutes, volume 2 - 57 minutes.