Incredible Savings on One-of-a-Kind Items - Updated Daily!

 

X

ChessBase Tutorials - Starting Chess with Grandmaster Daniel King

Product Code: WIN0367CB

img

Chess is the ultimate board game. It has been played for over 1500 years and, thanks to the internet, is becoming more and more popular. People from all over the world meet online to enjoy chess – to play, to learn and to spectate major tournaments.

With this DVD you can learn chess from scratch and join the world wide chess community. Daniel King, an experienced Grandmaster, teaches you in easy-to-follow videos all you need to get started: how to set up the board, how the pieces move and how to checkmate. After the basics, you’ll learn about the best way to begin the game, about the most common tactical motifs, and you’ll see how winning pieces can eventually help you to win a game. At the end of the course you can play through games by some of the world’s greatest chess players and learn from their strategies.

The booklet (48 pages) which accompanies the DVD, gives you a quick reminder of all the rules, and some of the themes on the DVD. In addition it covers the history of the world chess
championship – the ultimate prize in chess.

If you want to play straight away, install the playchess.com software from the DVD. Playchess.com is the world’s largest chess server. You can meet people from every corner of the globe and play a game of chess online whenever you want.

THE AUTHOR: Grandmaster Daniel King has been a professional chess player for more than 20 years and has represented his country in numerous competitions, most notably in the historic win by the English team over the Soviet Union in 1990 in Reykjavik. King is the author of more than 15 chess books and has great experience as a trainer, assisting many of England’s leading players. He is also well known for his broadcasting on TV, radio and the internet, commentating on the major chess events. King’s Power Play DVD series, also published by ChessBase, has been highly praised by both customers  and reviewers.

Starting Chess with Grandmaster Daniel King

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW TO START:
• How the pieces move
• How to checkmate
• Winning tactics

MODERN CHESS TRAINING:
• DVD: 3 hours training course with GM Daniel King
• Accompanying booklet (48 pages)
• 3 months access to playchess.com

System requirements: Pentium PC with Windows 7, Vista or XP (SP3), DVD-ROM drive, Soundcard.

 

$39.95

$36.95




Returns and Exchanges

Return Policy of Downloadable Software, DVDs and Electronic (E) Books - ITEMS THAT ARE NOT SHIPPED TO CUSTOMERS We're sorry, but all purchases of Download Productsare final and can not be returned or exchanged. There are NO exceptions to this rule as this is the industry standard for downloadable products.   Return Policy of Software and DVDs on Physical Media - ITEMS THAT ARE SHIPPED TO CUSTOMERS Computer Software and DVDs that come on Physical Media (such as CD-ROMs and DVD-ROMS)  can only be returned or exchanged if the product is in its original, shrinkwrapped packaging and has not been installed or used in any way. Once you open the packaging of a Computer Software or DVD title, it can only be exchanged for a new copy of the same title and only if the original media is defective. There are NO exceptions to this rule.  

Requires Windows

Pentium-Processor at 300 Mhz or higher, 64 MB RAM, Windows XP, Windows Vista, DVD drive, mouse, soundcard.

Media Mail Eligible

Media Mail® shipping from the US Postal Service is the cost-effective way to ship Books, Software and DVDs. With shipping rates starting at only 4.00, it's the most affordable shipping method available.

Related Products

  • Two Knights Defense - Chess Lecture - Volume 77
    Bronstein once suggested that the term "defense" does not fit this strategy, and suggested the name "Chigorin Counterattack" as this line is adopted as Black by many aggressive players including Chigorin and Keres. Here Dana takes you through the strategy and how it plays out in real games.
    img

    Two Knights Defense - Chess Lecture - Volume 77

    Catalog Code: DVD0077CL
    Our Price: $19.95

  • Learn From Your Fellow Amateurs - Chess Lecture - 6 DVD Set
    NM Dana Mackenzie started playing tournament chess during the "Fischer boom" of 1971-1972 and never quit. Champion of North Carolina in 1985, 1987, and became master in 1988. He has a 1-0 career record against world chess champions.
    img

    Learn From Your Fellow Amateurs - Chess Lecture - 6 DVD Set

    Catalog Code: DVD0012CL
    Our Price: $99.00

  • Insane Chess Sacrifices - EMPIRE CHESS
    If you want to win more games, you have to attack your opponent and can not be scared to sacrifice to break through with an attack. There are an overwhelming variety of sacrifices and reasons for making sacrifices – you could give up a pawn to seize the initiative or gain space, you could sacrifice an exchange to change the dynamic of a position, or you could make a positional sacrifice by allowing doubled, isolated pawns but gaining a dangerous attack against your opponent’s king.
    img

    Insane Chess Sacrifices - EMPIRE CHESS

    Catalog Code: DVD0031EP
    Our Price: $34.95

  • My Best Games from the Spice Cup Invitational - Chess Lecture - Volume 33
    Founded in 2005 ChessLecture.com is one of the largest chess instructional libraries in the world. Our lectures are created and presented by Grand Masters, International Masters and National Masters and contain excellent instruction by experienced players for the chess enthusiast.
    img

    My Best Games from the Spice Cup Invitational - Chess Lecture - Volume 33

    Catalog Code: DVD0033CL
    Our Price: $15.95

  • King's Indian Masterpieces - Chess Lecture - Volume 27
    IM Bryan Smith grew up in Anchoarge, Alaska and now resides in Philadlephia, PA. His accomplishments include first in the 2008 National Chess Congress, first place in the 2008 King's Island Open and has won many other Grand Prix tournaments.
    img

    King's Indian Masterpieces - Chess Lecture - Volume 27

    Catalog Code: DVD0027CL
    Our Price: $19.95

  • Great Masters in Chess History (2 DVD Set) - Chess Lecture - Volume 45
    Take a tour of classic games of the great masters Solomon Flohr, Rashid Nezhmetdinovm, Tony MIles, Paul Keres, Leonid Stein, Latos Portisch, David Bronstein, Vassily Smylov. Bill reviews classic games, showing each master's style, thought process and why they are considered the best of the world.
    img

    Great Masters in Chess History (2 DVD Set) - Chess Lecture - Volume 45

    Catalog Code: DVD0045CL
    Our Price: $49.95

  • Smyslov Endgames - Complete Set - 3 DVDs - Chess Lecture
    GM Jesse Kraai reviews Vassily Smyslov, one of his favorite players of all time. Jesse claims studying Smyslov’s endgames helped him to become a Grandmaster.Vasily Vasilyevich Smyslov (Russian March 24, 1921 – 27 March 2010) was a Soviet and Russian Grandmaster and was World Chess Champion from 1957 to 1958. He was a Candidate for the World Chess Championship on eight times (1948, 1950, 1953, 1956, 1959, 1965, 1983, and 1985). Smyslov twice tied for first at the Soviet Championship (1949, 1955), and his total of 17 Chess Olympiad medals won is an all-time record. In five European Team Championships, Smyslov won ten gold medals.
    img

    Smyslov Endgames - Complete Set - 3 DVDs - Chess Lecture

    Catalog Code: DVD484950CL
    Our Price: $55.95

  • Modern Themes in the Benoni - 2 DVDs - Chess Lecture - Vol. 66
    The Modern Benoni was invented in 1927 by Frank Marshall at the New York Chess Tournament. Marshall played it twice, first for a draw against Capablanca, and again later losing to Aron Nimzowitch whom labeled the Modern Benoni an "unfortunate extravagance" in his annotations. In the 1950s interest in the system revived, as the King's Indian Defense gained in popularity among Soviet players and their investigations branched into related opening systems such as the Benoni. The imbalance inherent in the pawn structure of the Modern Benoni and the counter-chances this implies for Black appeals to aggressive players.
    img

    Modern Themes in the Benoni - 2 DVDs - Chess Lecture - Vol. 66

    Catalog Code: DVD0066CL
    Our Price: $49.95

  • Play Positional Chess Like a Grandmaster - EMPIRE CHESS
    Understanding positional chess is one of the most difficult concepts for beginner chess players because there are no concrete rules that apply to any given position. There are general guidelines, such as avoid placing your pawns on the same color as your bishop, however there are always exceptions and every position is different.
    img

    Play Positional Chess Like a Grandmaster - EMPIRE CHESS

    Catalog Code: DVD0028EP
    Our Price: $25.95

  • The Accelerated Dragon - Chess Lecture - Volume 22
    GM Eugene Perelshteyn earned his third GM norm and the title GM after sharing first place in the 2006 Foxwoods Open, He won the Samford Chess Fellowship in 2002, awarded to the top American Player under 25 years old earning $64,000, Eugene also led the Unversity of Maryland, Baltimore County to a few Pan American championships from 1998-2002.
    img

    The Accelerated Dragon - Chess Lecture - Volume 22

    Catalog Code: DVD0022CL
    Our Price: $19.95

Tell us what you think about this item!

What Our Customers Are Saying About The House Of Staunton

lb