What Grandmasters Don't See, Vol. 2: Discovered Attack Download
What Grandmasters Don't See, Vol. 2: Many times, when a top player blunders, it is routinely described by the esoteric term "chess blindness". In this series What Grandmasters DonÌ´ÌÓt See, chess trainer and world class commentator Maurice Ashley strips away the myth and for the first time explains why the root of these mistakes is more often based in the psychology of human learning. In this Video Download, Volume 2 of the three part series, Ashley shows that no other standard tactical theme is more over-rated, overlooked and misunderstood than the Discovered Attack.
Discovered Attack Download
In each example, Ashley illustrates how often players are confused by discovered attacks because the examples in the majority of chess books are poorly chosen to show how this important tactical idea really works in practical games. In the first half of the Video Download, Ashley uses interesting and entertaining positions to explain the points in his trademark effervescent style. The second half of the Video Download is filled with examples to test what you have learned about discovered attacks, with a series of exercises of increasing difficulty. The material is drawn both from classic and from recent games.
Video running time: 3 hours, 36 minutes
Maurice Ashley is an International Grandmaster well known for his dynamic brand of chess commentary and effective coaching style. He was a commentator for the Anand-Kasparov World Championship match as well as all of KasparovÌ´ÌÓs epic computer matches.
System requirements: Pentium-Processor at 300 Mhz or higher, 64 MB RAM, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Video Download drive, mouse, soundcard.