Sergei Tiviakov: How to play the Ruy Lopez with Qe2
To avoid theory battles in well-known lines against Ruy Lopez (Berlin, Open Variation or the Marshall Attack), Sergey Tiviakov invites you into the world of an extraordinary early queen move for White: Qe2 - elegant, effective and easy to learn! The following variations are covered on the DVD: 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 Nf6 4.Qe2, 3...a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.Qe2 and 5.0-0 Be7 6.Qe2 (Worral Attack). Sergey Tiviakov himself has employed his pet line, the development of the white queen to e2, since the age of 6 - this means 40 y ears of experience, transferred into 5 hours of video! The DVD is based mostly on Tiviakov's own games and his life-long experience with Qe2 in the Ruy Lopez. Studying the rich material, you will be able to lead your opponent into unknown territory for him, with good chances to score just as successfully as the author himself!
. Video running time: 6 hours 30 min (English)
. With interactive training including video feedback
. Extra: Further Training chapter with repertoire and play features
Born 1973 in Krasnodar (Soviet Union), Sergei Tiviakov was a member of the Smyslov school and gained the titles of World Youth Champion at U16 and U18 levels. 1994 he represented Russia in the Chess Olympiads. Since 1997 Tiviakov has been living in Groningen (Netherlands). With his new home country he won the title in the European Teams Championships in both 2001 and 2005 and was victorious in the championship of the Netherlands in 2006 and 2007. Tiviakov celebrated his biggest success in 2008 when he won the European Individual Chess Championship
Minimum: Pentium III 1 GHz, 1 GB RAM, Windows 7, DirectX9 graphic card with 256 MB RAM, DVD-ROM drive, Windows Media Player 9 and internet connection for program activation. Recommended: PC Intel Core i7, 2.8 GHz, 4 GB RAM, Windows 7 / 8 or 10, DirectX10 graphic card (or compatible) with 512 MB
RAM or better, 100% DirectX10 compatible sound card, Windows Media Player 11, DVDROM drive and internet connection for program activation.
Sergei Tiviakov (Jahrgang 1973), war Mitglied der Smyslow-Schule und errang die Jugendweltmeistertitel U16 bzw. U18. Bei den PCA-Weltmeisterschaften erreichte er 1994 die Kandidatenkämpfe, im gleichen Jahr vertrat er auch Russland bei der Schacholympiade. Seit 1997 lebt der Großmeister§in Groningen und ist mittlerweile in den Niederlanden eingebürgert. Mit seinem neuen Heimatland gewann er 2001 und 2005 die Europäische Mannschaftsmeisterschaft. Seinen größten Erfolg feierte Tiviakov im Jahr 2008, als er die Europäische Einzelmeisterschaft gewann.