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Master Class Vol.14 - Vasily Smyslov
Smyslov cultivated a clear positional style and even in sharp tactical positions often relied more on his intuition than on concrete calculation of variations. Let our authors introduce you into the world of Vasily Smyslov.
by Dr. Karsten Müller, Mihail Marin, Oliver Reeh, Yannick Pelletier
Caro-Kann Powerbook 2021
The major part of the material on which the Caro-Kann Powerbook 2021 is based is taken from the engine room of playchess.com: 736 000 games. To that imposing corpus we have added another 58 000 games from Mega and from correspondence chess.
London System Powerbook 2021
The London System Powerbook 2021 is based on more than 295 000 games or game fragments from different opening moves and ECO codes; what they all have in common is that White plays d4 and Bf4 but does not play c4.
London System Powerbase 2021
London System PowerBase 2021 is a database and contains in all 7482 games from Mega 2021 and the Correspondence Database 2020, of which 206 are annotated.
English Opening Powerbook 2021
Almost 1 million games from the engine room of playchess.com form the basis of the English Powerbook 2021, with in addition 105 000 games from Mega and from correspondence chess.
English Opening Powerbase 2021
English Opening Powerbase 2021 is a database containing in all 10 337 games from Mega 2021 or Correspondence Database 2020, of which 645 are annotated.
Attacking the French with 3.Bd3
Do you always have problems finding a good antidote to the French (1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5)? Thanks to this 60 minutes course on the move 3.Bd3 you don't have to look any further!
by Robert Ris
A surprise weapon against the d6-Sicilian
In this 60-Minutes Markus Ragger presents a repertoire which has been tested at top level that takes your opponents into more unfamiliar territory. The basic system is introduced with the rather unusual capture on d4 with the queen.
by Markus Ragger
How to study the classics
On this DVD Adrian Mikhalchishin discusses "How to study the Classics". Every chess player should have studied games of the past in order learn basics of strategy. This DVD is a good start!
by Adrian Mikhalchishin
King's Indian Powerbook 2021
Top class material was used for the King’s Indian Powerbook 2021: over 100 000games from the Mega and from correspondence chess, and in addition more than 264 000 games from the engine room of playchess.com, in all 372 000 games.