Opening Encyclopaedia 2021

The new Opening Encyclopaedia 2021 is a collection of all the opening articles from all the issues of ChessBase Magazine and covers with more than 1,200 articles the whole gamut of openings. An enormous treasure trove of ideas and high-level analysis! In the new edition, as usual the number of articles has increased – compared to the previous year 66 new opening articles as well as 349 new opening surveys have been added. The menu structure offers comfortable access to all tutorials and articles. Under the main categories “Open games”, “Semi-open games”, “Closed openings”, “Semi closed openings”, “English Opening and Reti” and “Flank openings” you will find all the recommendations and analyses classified according to the names of the openings.


The ChessBase Replayer explained

The ChessBase replayer helps you to enjoy live transmissions, reports about old tournaments or portraits of famous players even more. You can replay the games, you can analyse them, load them into your Fritz Engine, copy them to a database or add them to your cloud. Here's a short video about the many options of the replayer.
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Master Class Vol.1 to 13

Learn from the best players in the world! The "MasterClass" series introduces you to the facets of the chess legends. In interactive video format with training feedback! Only this week: Volume 1 to 12 with Fischer, Carlsen, Kasparov, Karpov and many more!

Master Class Vol.1 - Robert James Fischer

No other World Champion was more infamous both inside and outside the chess world than Robert James Fischer. But what were the secrets to his sensational ability, and what enabled him to take on the Soviet school of chess alone – and win? On this DVD, a team of experts presents you every facet of the chess legend, and shows you the winning techniques and strategies employed by the 11th World Champion. Grandmaster Dorian Rogozenco delves into Fischer’s openings, and retraces the development of his repertoire. What variations did Fischer play, and what sources did he use to arm himself against the best Soviet players? Mihail Marin explains Fischer’s particular style and his special strategic talent in annotated games against Spassky, Taimanov and other greats. Karsten Müller is not just a leading international endgame expert, but also a true Fischer connoisseur. His congenial video analysis of Fischer’s legendary endgames can only be found on this DVD! To top it off - you too can unleash tactical combinations like Fischer! German Bundesliga player Oliver Reeh has compiled the World Champion’s best combinations – and now it’s your move. You too can try to find Fischer’s stunning brilliancies by entering your solution on the board and receive video feedback in the new ChessBase media format!

• Video running time: approx. 5 hours (English)
• Interactive tactics test with video feedback
• Collection of every Fischer game, tables, backround knowledge, short biography
• “Fischer powerbook”– the World Champion’s repertoire as an opening tree
• Tactic training: 100 Fischer games with training questions.