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Power Play Systems

The hockey power play is when one team receives a penalty and it results in the penalized team having to play short handed for a minimum of two minutes, sometimes longer. The penalized team has 1 penalty they have to play with four players against the other team’s five players, known as a 5 on 4 power play. If a team has multiple penalties they could have to play with three players resulting in a 5 on 3 power play for the other team. An in-depth description of power play can be found here.

Choosing the Right Power Play for Your Team

The most important thing to remember is to put players in positions where they can use their strengths. This is important for in-zone situations and on the breakout. For example if you are running a breakout that is based on speed and good puck movement then you will want to start the breakout with a player that is smart and a good passer and use faster players as swing players. In the offensive zone you will want to position you best shooter in areas of the ice you want to manufacture shots.

Below you will find numerous options for both 5 on 4 and 5 on 3 power plays. There are options for breaking out and setting up in the offensive zone.

Ice hockey power play options for breakouts and setting up in the offensive zone. Options for both 5 on 4 and 5 on 3 power plays. Overloads, 1-3-1, and…

New: Daniel King: Power Play 27: The King’s Gambit

Glorious sacrifices, unexpected tactics and checkmating attacks. The King’s Gambit is one of the oldest and most romantic openings in the game of chess. White sacrifices a pawn to build a strong centre and to open lines for an immediate attack against the enemy king. No more boring Berlins – take the fight to your opponent from the off. This DVD contains all you need to know to tackle your opponent. We all know by now that Daniel King’s Powerplay series is one of the best series out there and it is absolutely a must have for someone who wants to increase a sharp and element of surprise weapon in their arsenal. Photo: ChessBase

Daniel King: Powerplay 27: The King’s Gambit

If you are playing a World Championship match, Daniel King wouldn’t recommend playing the King’s Gambit. But if that doesn’t apply to you, then get stuck in. You have nothing to lose but your bishop’s pawn.

Content:

King’s Gambit Accepted 2…exf4 3.Nf3

King’s Gambit Declined

• Video running time: 5 hours 50 min (English)

• interactive training including video feedback

• Extra: Database with model games

• Bonus: Further Training chapter with repertoire and play features

System requirements:

Minimum:

Pentium III 1 GHz, 1 GB RAM, Windows 7, DirectX9 graphic card with 256 MB RAM, 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 and internet connection for program activation.

New: Daniel King: Power Play 27: The King’s Gambit Glorious sacrifices, unexpected tactics and checkmating attacks. The King’s Gambit is one of the oldest and most romantic openings in the game ]]>