In this, Simon's second DVD, he will guide you through Black's part in the French Defence. Simon's frank, clear and understandable delivery of material of which he has extensive knowledge certainly aids the viewer in increasing their understanding of these opening lines.
Simon's first DVD has been internationally acclaimed as setting new standards in this format for his clear approach to delivering sometimes complex material. Chapters are broken up through chess-related montages maintaining a viewing interest from start to finish.
This feature is a standalone product running on all platforms and requiring no additional software.
This is a two-part DVD, each part has a running time of roughly 5 hours:
DVD 1 covers The Advance Variation and Tarrasch Variation
DVD 2 covers The Winawer Variation, Exchange Variation, Kings Indian Attack and Any Other Possibilities
1st DVD: The Advance Variation and Tarrasch Variation
Chapter 1: Introduction
1: DVD Introduction
2: Introductory Game L.Ljubojevic - M.Gurevich
3: Basic Strategic Ideas: Part 1. …c5 and ..f6 plus others
4: Basic Strategic Ideas: Part 2. The light squared bishop dance.
Chapter 2: The French Defence: Advance Variation
2: 1st Introductory Game: A.Shabalov - A.Shirov
3: 2nd Introductory Game: A.Grischuk - N.Short
4: Theory A: 5…Bd7 6 a3?! Too Slow!
5: Theory B: 5…Bd7 6 Be2 Better but Black is still ok!
6: Theory C: Early Deviations from White
Chapter 3: The French Defence: Tarrash Variation with 3…Nf6: White plays 5 f4: Black replies with an early …a5: The Most Dangerous Plan.