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Tactic Toolbox: Semi-Slav with 5.Bg5 (PC-DVD)

Tactic Toolbox: Semi-Slav with 5.Bg5 (PC-DVD)


Product type: Software for PC

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Robert Ris

If you like an exciting battle you should play 5.Bg5 against the Semi-Slav. This natural developing move is the most principled and sharpest option against Black's sound setup. With interactive exercises this PC-DVD shows you typical tactical patterns in this line, and with these examples from classical and recent games by leading experts of this opening you learn how to play 5.Bg5 with success.

The material divides as follows:
1) 5..h6
1a) The Anti-Moscow Gambit with 6.Bh4 leads to doubled-edged play because Black will try to keep his extra pawn after 6..dxc4 7.e4 g5 8.Bg3 b5 etc.
1b) The Moscow Variation with 6.Bxf6 leads to an immediate imbalance but White's attacking chances contain more venom than you might believe at first!
2) 5..dxc4 The Botvinnik Variation with 5..dxc4 is is Black's sharpest option. It cannot get any crazier!
3) 5..Nbd7 The Cambridge-Springs Variation with 5..Nbd7 is Black's most solid option, but it stilll leads to a strategically and tactically complicated middlegame.

* Interactive training including video feedback
* Exclusive database with 50 selected games
* Including CB12 Reader

Robert Ris is an International Master who has represented The Netherlands in various international youth events. Nowadays his main activities in the Amsterdam area consist of teaching in schools and chess clubs as well as coaching private clients. On top of that, he is also an active online trainer with a number of students from a host of different countries. Robert has made several appearances as a live commentator for prestigious events, such as the Dutch National Championships 2011-2013 and the Tata Steel Chess Tournament in 2013 and 2014.

System requirements:
Minimum: Pentium III 1 GHz, 1 GB RAM, Windows Vista, XP (Service Pack 3), DirectX9 graphic card with 256 MB RAM, DVD-ROM drive, Windows Media Player 9 and internet connection for program activation.
Recommended: PC Intel Core i7, 2.8 GHz, 4 GB RAM, Windows 7 or Windows 8, DirectX10 graphic card (or compatible) with 512 MB RAM or better, 100% DirectX10 compatible sound card, Windows Media Player 11, DVD-ROM drive and Internet connection for program activation.

Published 2015. Video running time: 5 hours 41 minutes (English)

Our Price:24.95 (Including VAT at 20%)

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