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Foxy Openings - The White Lion - IM Andrew Martin - Volume 189

A White Repertoire For The Tournament Player

Product Code: DVD0189FX


Easy to Learn Hard to get Beat even playing against a Computer try it! This opening is the reverse of the Black Lion or Philidor which starts out 1..d6 2. c6 3.Nf6 with the benefit of an extra more. Play the same system against all that Black can throw at you.

The White Lion is great for any player who wants to get familiar positions right out of the opening. How many openings do you learn and never get positions that you study? Black gets to pick the opening now. The White Lion Reverses that with 1.c3 2. d3 & 3. Nf3 the first 3 moves are flexible and can be in any order 1. Nf3 2. d3 3. c3 this will add to Black's confusion on how to meet this very solid opening.

IM Martin includes a great game where a 2700 rated player who loses to a player who was rated 500 rating points lower. Ten instruction games that offer White the option of castling on either side of the Board or just keeping the King safely in the center. Also included very instructional endgame how a Knight beats a Bishop even with pawns on both sides of the board and how to win an opposite color Bishop endgame.

We call the system The White Lion ‘ slow poison’ and it is rather unconventional. White plays almost without theory, avoiding sharp, tactical lines and turns the game into a battle of patience and will power. Depending on your style of play White has 2 choices a quicker aggressive setup as well as the slower positional one both these choices will leave your opponent out of the book.

Busy people don’t have an enormous amount of time to study chess theory. It would be great if it was possible to get a decent position, especially with White, without having to burn the midnight oil. This is what this all-new Foxy Openings DVD offers.

White forces the opponent to think for themselves right from the beginning of the game and this is where a lot of average players will start to feel very uncomfortable.
Move out of the book and into your book. Use the slow, poisonous approach to win more games with The White Lion.

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Additional Information

ISBN 885007822325
Manufacturer ChessDVDs
Host IM Andrew Martin
Popular Collections Foxy Openings
Publication Date Sep 21, 2020
Runtime 80 minutes
Region Lock None - Playable Anywhere
Hardware Requirements Standard DVD Player