Sicilian Dragon: The Real Deal! Part 1: Understanding The Dragon (DVD)

A two DVD series taking a look at Black’s most aggressive response to 1 e4 from both a principled and theoretical perspective. In this first part, the emphasis is on themes and ideas as the viewer is armed with tactical and positional motifs and concepts after 1 e4 c5 2 Nf3 d6 3 d4 cxd4 4 Nxd4 Nf6 5 Nc3 g6.
dodací lhůta : 3-5 dní
Výrobce: ChessBase
Dostupnost: 1 je skladem

From the basic weaponry of the legendary Dragon bishop, maximising the c-file and traps and zaps, through to more complex topics such as prophylaxis and when to use the e-pawn, so many finer points are covered here. Whatever your level, this is designed to develop your comprehension of this ultra-exciting opening so as never to leave you reliant on parrot-fashion learning. No, we have a slightly bigger bird in mind and whilst theory and assessments on variations may change, this information is timeless and guaranteed to develop your understanding and breathe fire into your chess!

• Video running time: 5 hours 20 min (English)
• With interactive training including video feedback
• Extra: Database with model games


  1. Introduction
  2. Themes Part 1
  3. Description
  4. Dark Squared Defender
  5. Enter The Dragon
  6. Traps And Zaps
  7. Thematic d5 pawn break
  8. Nifty Knights And Raking Bishops
  9. The Dragadorf Set Up
  10. Beautiful Bishop 5 Square
  11. The Thematic Exchange Sac
  12. Themes Part 2
  13. Description
  14. Make A Date with Queen c8
  15. Combining Themes
  16. The Action c file
  17. Strive To Thrive With e5
  18. In a fix, try e6
  19. Blocker Trapper Chiseler
  20. The Big White Knight
  21. The Prophylactic Rook e8
  22. Exercises
  23. Description
  24. Exercise 01
  25. Exercise 02
  26. Exercise 03
  27. Exercise 04
  28. Exercise 05
  29. Exercise 06
  30. Exercise 07
  31. Exercise 08
  32. Exercise 09
  33. Exercise 10
  34. Bonus
  35. Analysis
  36. Further Games
  37. Exercises

Windows 7 or higher
Minimum: Dual Core, 2 GB RAM, DirectX11, graphics card with 256 MB RAM, (DVD-ROM drive), Windows Media Player 9, ChessBase 14/Fritz 16 or included Reader and internet access for program activation. Recommended: PC Intel i5 (Quadcore), 4 GB RAM, Windows 10, DirectX11, graphics card with 512 MB RAM or more, 100% DirectX10-compatible sound card, Windows Media Player 11, (DVD-ROM drive) and internet access for program activation.

Autor Chris Ward