The material is broken down logically into Open Games, Semi-Open Games, Closed and Semi-Closed Games, Flank and Irregular Openings. Invaluable advice is given about what to look for and how to play each specific category, and the instruction is enhanced by the use of recent, thematic master games to compliment this advice. General instruction about how to play the opening is also included.
There is something here for everyone. Strong and even very strong players will enjoy the investigations into some excellent modern novelities, whereas the average player or even beginner will pick up a wide range of interesting ideas for use in their games. The author's love for the game comes through in this work, which he tries to communicate to the listener.
Author Andrew Martin is 47 years old and lives in Sandhurst, England with his wife and four children. He is a professional chess teacher and writer. This is his fourth DVD for ChessBase.
Run time 5 hours, 9 minutes
System Requirements Pentium (300 or higher), 64 MB RAM, Windows 98 SE/2000/XP/VISTA, Windows Media Player 9.0, DVD drive