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How to play chess : lessons from an international master

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Learn chess from an international master and renowned teacher in these intensively illustrated, easy-to-understand lessons for players at all levels. Jeremy Silman is an International Master and a world-class chess teacher, writer, and player who has won the U.S. Open, The National Open, and the American Open.

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  • ISBN: 1629972061
  • ISBN: 9781629972060
  • Physical Description: 4 videodiscs (approximately 720 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (iv, 401 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
  • Publisher: Chantilly, VA : Great Courses, The Teaching Company, c[2015]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Course No. 9411."
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Course workbook includes professor biography, statement of course scope, how the pieces move, algebraic notation, lesson guides, and bibliographical references (pages 396-401).
Formatted Contents Note:
Disc 1. lesson 1. World of chess ; lesson 2. Secrets of the pawns and knights ; lesson 3. Casting, checkmate, chess engines, draws ; lesson 4. Must-know tactical patterns in chess ; lesson 5. Chess combinations and kings in check ; lesson 6. Checkmate! Back-rank, smothered, and more.-- disc 2. lesson 7. Checkmate against a castled king ; lesson 8. Legendary attacking greats of chess ; lesson 9. A cascade of short, brutal chess games! ; lesson 10. Chess heroes of the Romantic Age ; lesson 11. Open files and the positional rook ; lesson 12. Pawns : the positional soul of chess --
Disc 3. lesson 13. Positional weaknesses and targets in chess ; lesson 14. Closed and open positions on the chessboard ; lesson 15. Chess statics vs. dynamics : an eternal battle ; lesson 16. Using chessboard imbalances to create plans ; lesson 17. Legendary teachers who transformed chess ; lesson 18. Chess endgames and the king's magical powers. -- Disc 4. lesson 19. Kings and pawns in next-level endgames ; lesson 20. Triangulation and two critical rook endgames ; lesson 21. Chess openings : the right and wrong way ; lesson 22. Chess psychology and the known unknown ; lesson 23. Chess amateur's mind ; lesson 24. Picking a chess hero.
Participant or Performer Note:
Lecturer: Jeremy Silman, international master.
Summary, etc.:
Learn chess from an international master and renowned teacher in these intensively illustrated, easy-to-understand lessons for players at all levels. Jeremy Silman is an International Master and a world-class chess teacher, writer, and player who has won the U.S. Open, The National Open, and the American Open.
System Details Note:
DVD.
Subject: DVDs.
Chess.
Genre: Filmed lectures.
Nonfiction films.


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