Every chessplayer hopes to make brilliant moves which will overcome the opponent in a blaze of glory. But such combinations come into being only as a result of proper planning, as demonstrated clear by Peter Romanovsky in this first English translation of the Russian classic "Chess Middlegame Planning". …
Many times, when a top player blunders, it is routinely described by the esoteric term "chess blindness". In this chess middlegame strategy series, 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 DVD, the third volume of the three part series, Ashley completes his idea of Protected Squares from Volume 1, showing that squares seemingly guarded by pieces are often the breeding ground of amazing tactical oversights.
Complete one-stop chess course, covering everything from basic chess strategy to advanced tactics and ideas in the opening, middlegame, and endgame. Altogether an amazing amount of chess knowledge (10 DVDs!) and presented in a style both engaging and authoritative. A compendium of chess improvement!
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