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Robert Ris

Born in 1988, Robert Ris is an International Master who has represented The Netherlands in various international youth events. Nowadays his main activities in the Amsterdam area consist of teaching in schools, chess clubs and giving coaching sessions to private clients. On top of that, he is also an active online trainer with a number of students from a host of different countries. Between 2009 and 2013 he contributed to the online magazines ChessVibes Openings and ChessVibes Training and now has a monthly endgame column in the Masters Bulletin at Chess.com. On the PlayChess server The Fast and the Furious is a popular show where he explains sharp opening lines for a wider audience. He has also made a number of contributions to ChessBase Magazine, and has had several appearances as a live commentator for prestigious events, including the Dutch National Championships 2011-2013 and the Tata Steel Chess Tournament in 2013 and 2014.

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The Chess Player's Mating Guide Vol.2 - Weakened kingside
The Chess Player's Mating Guide Vol.2 - Weakened kingside
by Robert Ris
The attention will be paid to the castled king and in particular on ways of exploiting the weakened kingside. Several well-known themes, pawnformations and other attacking weapons are covered in 8 chapters.
€29.90
The Chess Player’s Mating Guide Vol. 1: The King in the Centre
The Chess Player’s Mating Guide Vol. 1: The King in the Centre
by Robert Ris
A must-have for ambitious chess players who want to improve their own attacking skills.
€29.90
Fighting the Ruy Lopez Exchange Variation with Qe7 in 60 Minutes
Fighting the Ruy Lopez Exchange Variation with Qe7 in 60 Minutes
by Robert Ris
The odd-looking move 5….Qe7 is an ideal surprise weapon against the Exchange Variation of the Ruy Lopez. Robert Ris takes a look at possible variations.
€9.90
Tactic Toolbox Semi-Slav with 5.Bg5
Tactic Toolbox Semi-Slav with 5.Bg5
by Robert Ris
If you like an exciting battle you should play 5.Bg5 against the Semi-Slav. This natural developing move is the most principled and sharpest option against Black’s sound setup.
€29.90
Tactic Toolbox Meran Variation
Tactic Toolbox Meran Variation
by Robert Ris
In interactive format IM Robert Ris offers you a lot of exercises, including hints and advice that help you to know key tactical patterns of this variation to play it with success.
€29.90
Crushing Isolated Queen’s Pawn Tactics
Crushing Isolated Queen’s Pawn Tactics
by Robert Ris
The aim of this DVD is to offer the viewer tactical exercises that also illustrate the attacking prospects within IQP positions. The content of the DVD emphasizes the importance of understanding this type of pawn structure.
€29.90
A Black Repertoire against the Two Knights
A Black Repertoire against the Two Knights
by Robert Ris
With the Traxler Variation (4.Ng5 Bc5!?) spearheading their repertoire, any player should look forward to fighting for the initiative against the Two Knights with Black
€29.90
A World Champion's Repertoire against the Queen's Gambit Declined
A World Champion's Repertoire against the Queen's Gambit Declined
by Robert Ris
This DVD offers a complete repertoire for handling this solid opening, often featuring a dynamic approach to pose the opponent more practical problems. Both of the main continuations 3...Nf6 and 3…Be7 are covered in two separate parts.
€29.90
Attacking the Semi-Slav with g3
Attacking the Semi-Slav with g3
by Robert Ris
€9.90
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