Understanding positional chess is one of the most difficult concepts for beginner chess players because there are no concrete rules that apply to any given position. There are general guidelines, such as avoid placing your pawns on the same color as your bishop, however there are always exceptions and every position is different. So how can beginner players improve their understanding and use of positional chess? Grandmaster Damian Lemos explains numerous basic principles for positional chess, providing the beginner player with a strong platform to start employing deeper ideas in their own games.
Improve your Middlegame with Positional Play
After watching this chess, beginner players will feel much more comfortable in the middlgame as you will truly understand how to apply different concepts in different positions. This method that is presented by GM Lemos is exponentially more effective than simple memorization of common rules. If you are a beginner chess player that is trying to improve your tournament results but currently lack the deeper understanding of positional chess that is required to succeed at higher levels, this chess DVD is guaranteed to push you towards more profound plans and better results immediately!
1. Polugayevsky vs Petrosian
2. Bondarevsky vs Botvinnik
3. Taimanov vs Persitz
4. Spassky vs Fischer
5. Karpov vs Uddenfeldt
- Author: GM Damien Lemos
- Runtime: 2 Hours
- Level: Beginner / Intermediate
- Type: Comprehensive