The ABC of the Benko Gambit - Andrew Martin (Full DVD) | Chessbase Fritz Trainer
The Benko Gambit is one of the most profound contributions to opening theory of the 20th Century. Black sacrifices a pawn as early as move three for enduring positional pressure. On this new Chess Base DVD, International Master Andrew Martin traces the history of the Gambit from the games of Opocensky, Lundin and Stoltz back in the 1930s, through the golden age of Bronstein, Benko and Browne all the way to the present day, where the gambit is as popular as ever.
Available from March 17
Martin describes the main themes and ideas of the Gambit and gives sound guide lines, so that any one who wants to play for the initiative with Black and play the Benko Gambit, will be very well equipped. Do you want to play for the initiative with Black? Then the Benko Gambit is surely for you. The DVD contains more than 4 hours video lessons, the latest ChessBase 9.0 Reader as well as an unannotated database of the contents.
Andrew Martin is 47 years old and lives in Sandhurst, England, with his wife and four children. He has written several best-selling chess books, including
the recent ‘King’s Indian Battle Plans’ and ‘Secret Weapons’. He writes for ChessPublishing.com and has several monthly columns at chessville.com, JeremySilman.
com and for CHESS magazine. He is a noted trainer and coach.
System requirements: Pentium-Processor at 300 Mhz or higher, 64 MB RAM, Windows XP, Windows Vista, DVD drive, mouse, soundcard.
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