The Beasty Botvinnik Variation in the Semi-Slav! Chess Opening Software on DVD
The Beasty Botvinnik Variation in the Semi-Slav!
by Erwin l’Ami
1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.Nc3 e6 5.Bg5 dxc4
Ever wanted to release your inner Tal or Shirov? This is your chance! On this DVD you will be taken on a journey through what is arguably the sharpest opening line known to men: the Botvinnik Variation! Ever since its birth, in the late 30’s of the previous century, the Botvinnik Variation has fascinated generations of dynamic chess players. To date, the opening is very much alive and is considered the sharpest and most principled way to meet 5.Bg5 in the Semi-Slav.
• Video running time: 6 h 27 min (English)
• With interactive training including video feedback
• Extra: Model Games and extensive analysis by the author
• Including ChessBase Reader
Dutch Grandmaster Erwin l’Ami is the second of Anish Giri, and in that role has to ensure that his protégé arrives at the board armored with the right opening ideas. Who better to guide you through the scintillating variations that appear on this DVD.
Minimum: Pentium III 1 GHz, 1 GB RAM, Windows Vista, XP (Service Pack 3), DirectX9 graphic card with 256 MB RAM, DVD-ROM drive, Windows Media Player 9 and internet connection for program activation. Recommended: PC Intel Core i7, 2.8 GHz, 4 GB RAM, Windows 10, DirectX10 graphic card (or compatible) with 512 MB RAM or better, 100% DirectX10 compatible sound card, Windows Media Player 11, DVD-ROM drive and internet connection for program activation.