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How to play chess : lessons from an international master

Author: Jeremy Silman; Teaching Company,
Publisher: Chantilly, VA : Great Courses, The Teaching Company, [2015] ©2015
Series: Great courses (DVD)., Better living.
Edition/Format:   DVD video   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
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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Genre/Form: Instructional films
Educational films
Lectures
Nonfiction films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Silman; Teaching Company,
ISBN: 1629972061 9781629972060
OCLC Number: 924920671
Language Note: Closed captioned.
Notes: Course No. 9411.
Performer(s): Lecturer: Jeremy Silman, international master.
Description: 4 videodiscs (approximately 720 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (iv, 401 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
Details: DVD.
Contents: Disc 1. lesson 1. The 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. The chess amateur's mind ; lesson 24. Picking a chess hero.
Series Title: Great courses (DVD)., Better living.
Responsibility: Jeremy Silman.

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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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