Modern chess is a tough relentless game, which demands that all chess players, regardless of strength, keep their command of basic technique in tip-top shape. On this instructive and entertaining DVD, International Master Andrew Martin takes you on a tour of the basics of winning chess, so that you never have to worry about this part of the game again. Through the use of classic games and game fragments, Martin charts a survival course through the competitive minefield. His firm conviction is that everyone is capable of great improvement, if the right mental attitude is combined with a strong grasp of essential chess ideas. This DVD will guide you in the right direction.