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Improve Your Practical Play

with GM Danny Gormally

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  • Format: DVD / download (mp4 files).
  • Running Time: 6 hours.
  • System Requirements: This DVD will run on all platforms - PC, MAC, games consoles and set top boxes. 625 PAL.
  • File Size: 1.55 GB.

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Improve Your Practical Play is Grandmaster Danny Gormally’s first chess DVD.

Aimed at club, congress and county players, this DVD provides a vital insight into how a grandmaster thinks and the reasoning behind his choice of moves.

In this DVD, Danny provides useful guidance to players who are looking to improve their thinking during a game by analysing the typical strategic plans from the opening until late in the middlegame.

Are you ready to go beyond the basics?

If the answer is a resounding ‘yes’ then follow Danny as he explains the fundamental ideas and principles behind some of the most complex and challenging positions.

  • 1: Introduction
  • 2: First Game: What happens When You’re Too Rusty...
  • 3: Second Game: Psychology and Nerves
  • 4: Improving Your Nerves
  • 5: Third Game: Playing to Your Strengths
  • 6: Fourth Game: Why You Must Study Your Own Games
  • 7: Fifth Game: Improving Practical Play
  • 8: Sixth Game: Using Strategic Play
  • 9: Seventh Game: Judgement and Calculation
  • 10: Eighth Game: Looking for Tactical Opportunities
  • 11: Ninth Game: Taking Risks
  • 12: Tenth Game: Swindling Your Opponent
  • 13: Summary
  • 14: Danny Speaks to Grandmaster Simon Williams
  • 15: Danny’s Best Game vs Alexey Dreev
  • 16: Credits
  • Extra - The Danny Gormally Show!


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