First Steps in Defense
This new "First Steps" chess software series is aimed at chess players rated below 2000 ELO points. The idea of the series is to provide a basic grounding in a variety of subjects, which will assist general all-round chess improvement. In "First Steps in Defense" Andrew Martin treats the viewer to a selection of classic chess games and lays out a foundation course in the art of defending. Key thinking points reinforce the analysis and the games. The author shows that defense in chess can be fun, and he gives plenty of vital tips. Tricks which help in defense such as perpetual check or the exchanging of pieces play a decisive role, and examples which involve somewhat passive but solid positions are presented. The DVD is designed to be as easy to understand as possible.