The Queen's Gambit Declined Exchange Variation - Davies

Product Code: A811355

  • $38.50 USD
Qty:  

Chess House Guarantee

Peace of Mind. When buying a chess set online, avoid all the hassle if unfortunate breaks or loss happens. Buying from Chess House gives you easy access to parts for many years so your set is always playable. In many cases parts are complimentary.

Safe, Timely Arrival. Every order is thoughtfully packed for safe arrival. Plus, your delivery time is clear from order checkout all the way to your door.

Be delighted. Enjoy peace of mind with 90 day, no-hassle returns and easy access to our friendly, knowledgeable team.

That's why 14,550 people rate Chess House 4.8 out of 5 stars.
(read more)

Product Details

The Queen's Gambit Declined Exchange Variation is one of the most important opening systems, having been played by most of the great players in history and from both sides of the board. The most outstanding specialists in this method of play include Garry Kasparov, Mikhail Botvinnik and Samuel Reshevsky whilst the Black side has been championed by such notables as Anatoly Karpov, Boris Spassky and Paul Keres. It is truly an opening of champions.

Characterized by an early resolution of central tension, the asymmetrical pawn structure leads to a variety of plans and ideas for both sides. One of the most traditional strategies for White is the minority attack which attempts to extend White's influence along the half open c-file. There are also sharper plans available such as an advance of White's central pawn majority or even castling long and going for a pawn storm on the king-side. On this DVD Nigel Davies explains these strategies in detail through a series of instructive games. Armed with this understanding the viewer will then be able to play this opening with either color and always know what plans are available. Davies also shows how these plans can be used in openings with a similar pawn structure such as the Gruenfeld Defence and Caro-Kann, making this DVD valuable for those who would like to improve their knowledge of chess strategy in general.

Video running time: 4 hours.

Nigel Davies has been an International Grandmaster since 1993 and is a former British Open Quickplay and U21 Champion. Besides his playing accomplishments he is an experienced chess coach with an ability to explain chess strategy to players of any level.

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



Customer Reviews

No reviews yet
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)



Why Chess House?

Unique Selection
of vetted products

Safe Packaging
and worldwide shipping

100% Satisfaction
90 Day Guarantee, Easy Returns

Easy Replacement Parts
if you ever need it