When you purchase English Hedgehog Defence from Wholesale Chess a DVD/ROM will be sent to the shipping address you select during checkout. If you prefer to receive English Hedgehog Defence via download please click here to go to the ChessBase Shop add English Hedgehog Defence to your cart and choose "Download" as your delivery method when you checkout. This DVD by Lubomir Ftacnik deals with the Hedgehog structure and its phenomenal potential for generating active counterplay with Black. The appeal of elastic piece development around a dynamic pawn structure has helped to spread this concept to many other openings. The author has consciously limited his survey to the English Hedgehog with an emphasis on the challenges Black faces following the centralisation of White’s queen after 1.c4 c5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.Nc3 e6 4.g3 b6 5.Bg2 Bb7 6.0-0 Be7 7.d4 cxd4 8.Qxd4. While Black will have to survive various challenges to his position as the aggressor enjoys a slight advantage in development and has great freedom of movement for his pieces once the defender manages to fend off direct aggression his prospects are usually quite promising. The idea has stood the test of time and has been resistant to the plethora of rather ingenious ideas White players have come up with over the last two decades. The rise in popularity of an alternative plan with 7.Re1 is a strong indicator that Black emerges from the main lines in good health. Any player able to cope with some pressure in the English Hedgehog will be amply rewarded with flexible action-packed positions and plentiful Black counter-chances. Video running time: 3 hours 50 min (English) System requirements: Pentium-Processor at 300 Mhz or higher 64 MB RAM Windows XP Windows Vista Windows 7/8 DVD drive mouse soundcard Disclaimer: If opened this item may only be returned in exhange for same item. Note: Please contact the developer with any support issues.