Foxy Set - 5 Volumes - Foxy 84 thru 88 - 11 hour 5 Part Train Yourself Chess Course
Foxy Vol. 84 Part 1 (2 hours 21 minutes)
The Basic Principles,Checkmates,and Elements of Easily Explained
International Master Andrew Martin breaks down all the elements of chess which makes everything much easier to understand. Regardless of your Playing level there will be always something of interest, including recent games.
Board and board properties , Quick Development,Piece Value,Control Of the Center,Pawn Structures,Queen ,Rook, bishops,Bishop and Knight, Basic checkmates 7 basic principles, Premature Attacks Four Elements of chess and more,
Foxy Vol. 85 Part 2 (1 hour and 55 minutes)Essential Chess Tactics Easily Explained
All the Basic tactical ideas are discussed fully, followed by a series of very recent illustrative games, where we will see all that ideas in action . On this dvd you will gain confidence in your ability to handle tactics when they crop up over the board and who knows, you may be able to land some tactical knockouts yourself!
Introduction to Tactics and Pins
Fork,Skewer,Double and discovered check,Discovered attack, Destroying the guard,Decoy
Deflection,Battery,Overloading,Line VacationSquare ,Vacation,Stalemate,Zugzwang,ZwischenzugBlundercheck
Illustrative Games 1-6
Dynamics of Strategy and How to Create a plan Easily Explained
Foxy Vol. 86 part 3 (2 hours and 16 minutes)
Learn to make plans like the Grandmasters in your own games!
This dvd will help you the next time you are sitting across from your opponet and not sure what your next move is. You will gain confidence by learning about strategy and ideas to look for to create a plan. A plan may consist of a Pawn Minority attack, controlling the center or just improving your pieces. This newfound Knowledge will improve your play and generate more wins.
- Intro Dynamic Strategy and Planing
- Basic pawn skeleton
- Doubled pawns 1 and 2
- IQP Game
- Protected passed pawn
- Minority Attack game
- Dynamics of strategy
- Good and bad pieces
- Pawn Chains rival attacks
- Material advantage
- No strategy without a safe King
ATTACK/ DEFENCE/SPACE/TIME EASILY EXPLAINED
Foxy Vol. 87 Part 4 (2 hours 11 minutes)
DVD Four concentrates on attack and defence, space and time. I.M Andrew Martin will teach you skills that will help you understand when to attack and the important of avoiding premature attacks.
In order for an attack to succeed is you must have a lead in developement and space. Timing is vital, so take advantage of opportunities and attack with as many pieces as possible. When defending you must create counter playto keep your oponent off balance and value of patience which is often overlooked by the average player
Endgames Self-Training Easily Explained
Foxy Vol. 88 Part 5 (2 hours 20 minutes)
Learning how to play the endgame well is a most important skill
Simple positions lie at the heart of chess. In Volume Five Andrew Martin shows how to develop good endgame technique, using typical need-to know positions to lay the foundation and then full master games to show how the strongest players tackle this part of chess. He also suggests how the student might train himself at home in the most efficient way and this is invaluable advice. Endgame 10 important positions Self Training 5 illustrative games.