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Fritz 16 - English Version
Fritz 16 - English Version
Fritz 16 is looking forward to playing with you, and you’re certain to have a great deal of fun with him too. Tense games and even well-fought victories await you with the “Easy play” and “Assisted analysis” modes.
€69.90

When is chess the most enjoyable? When you win! When Fritz entered his first tournaments some 25 years ago, humans still had a real chance of taking the engine down. Only a few years down the line, Fritz was already beating grandmasters left, right and center, but ever since his 4:2 victory over Kramnik in 2006, Fritz has been considered unbeatable. Who would want to play against him? In the case of Fritz 16, however, playing against an engine is now once again the very definition of fun! A host of features, including "Assisted Analysis", which gives you discreet visual hints as you move, and emoticons, which show Fritz’s mood, are there to help you. Even with little knowledge of chess, you can enjoy many an exciting game, and more importantly, victory, against Fritz. If things don’t work out, Fritz 16 shows you the combinations you might have missed directly after the game with the handy “Tactical Analysis” function, or you can dive right into "Easy Play" calculation training to hone your skills. Fritz doesn’t come up short when it comes to playing strength either: the new multiprocessor engine was developed by star programmer Vas Rajlich ("Rybka") and is up there with the global elite.

Languages: English
ISBN: 978-3-86681-631-2
Delivery: Download, Post
Level: Any
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The Sniper
The Sniper
by Charlie Storey
The Sniper is a universal opening framework which can be played against all main first white moves - 1.e4, 1.d4, 1.c4, 1.f4 and 1.Nf3. Black plays 1…g6, 2…Bg7 and 3…c5 against practically anything!
€29.90

The Sniper – officially created in 2010 - has now been tested with success against top grandmasters and computer programs and still manages to ensure new and creative opening situations full of imbalance - and hence winning prospects for Black. DVD author Charlie Storey has used the Sniper, in conjunction with deep computer analysis, to help gain 145 UK Open victories and has seen his students employ it successfully in European Youth Championships.

Languages: English
ISBN: 978-3-86681-593-3
Delivery: Download, Post
Level: Beginner Advanced Tournament player
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The Beasty Botvinnik Variation in the Semi-Slav!
The Beasty Botvinnik Variation in the Semi-Slav!
by Erwin l'Ami
On this DVD you will be taken on a journey through what is arguably the sharpest opening line known to men.
€29.90

Ever wanted to release your inner Tal or Shirov? This is your chance! On this DVD you will be taken on a journey through what is arguably the sharpest opening line known to men: the Botvinnik Variation! Ever since its birth, in the late 30’s of the previous century, the Botvinnik Variation has fascinated generations of dynamic players. To date, the opening is very much alive and is considered the sharpest and most principled way to meet 5.Bg5 in the Semi-Slav.

Languages: English
ISBN: 978-3-86681-614-5
Delivery: Download, Post
Level: Advanced Tournament player Professional
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Big Database 2018
Big Database 2018
The Big Database 2018 contains more than 7.1 millions games from 1560 to 2017.
€69.90

The Big Database 2018 contains more than 7.1 millions games from 1560 to 2017 in the highest ChessBase quality standard with ChessBase opening classification with more than 100,000 key positions, direct access to players, tournaments, middlegame themes, endgames. The most recent games of the database are from the Middle of October 2017.

Languages: German, English
ISBN: 978-3-86681-623-7
EAN: 9783866816237
Delivery: Download, Post
Level: Any
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Realizing an Advantage
Realizing an Advantage
by Sergei Tiviakov
In this DVD the author answers how to realize an advantage, considering both the psychological aspects of the realisation of an advantage and the technical methods.
€29.90

It’s a problem every player encounters when he stands better in a game: how to convert his plus into a full point? In this DVD the author answers this difficult question of chess strategy, considering both the psychological aspects of the realisation of an advantage and the technical methods.

Languages: English
ISBN: 978-3-86681-616-9
Delivery: Download, Post
Level: Advanced Tournament player Professional
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Fritz Powerbook 2018
Fritz Powerbook 2018
The current openings theory with 1,5 million games
€69.90

The current openings theory with 1,5 million games The Fritz Powerbook 2018 contains 21 millions opening positions, derived from 1,5 million high class tournament games. Together with each position all relevant information is stored: all moves that were played in the position, by players of what average rating, with what success and performance results. The games from which the Fritz Powerbook 2018 were derived are also included on the DVD. This means that in any position of the openings tree you can load and replay the games in which the position occurred. The Fritz Powerbook 2018 represents the state of the art of current openings theory. Discover exciting and tricky new lines and practice them against Fritz. In addition the DVD has a small but very exclusive book with the strongest GM games (ELO >= 2550) from the past 100 years (2 Mio positions).

Languages: German, English
ISBN: 978-3-86681-624-4
EAN: 9783866816244
Delivery: Download, Post
Level: Any
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Mega Database 2018
Mega Database 2018
The "Mega" is the database every serious chessplayer needs. The database contains 7.1 million games from 1500 to 2017, in highest quality standard, full of top level analyses and completely classified.
€159.90

The exclusive annotated database. Contains more than 7.8 millions games from 1560 to 2017 in the highest ChessBase quality standard. 71,000 games contain commentary from top players, with ChessBase opening classification with more than 100,000 key positions, direct access to players, tournaments, middlegame themes, endgames. The largest topclass annotated database in the world. The most recent games of the database are from the middle of October 2017. Mega 2018 also features a new edition of the playerbase (requires ChessBase 14, 13 or 12). As usual, this is where most of the work was done. As the player index now contains already more than 330,000 entries, it made sense to use an adapted playerbase which includes about 430,000 names. Doing this, the photo database was extended as well to contain 37,000 pictures now.

Languages: German, English
ISBN: 978-3-86681-621-3
EAN: 9783866816213
Delivery: Download, Post
Level: Any
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Master Class Vol.9: Paul Morphy
Master Class Vol.9: Paul Morphy
by Dr. Karsten Müller, Mihail Marin, Oliver Reeh, Jonas Lampert
Learn about one of the greatest geniuses in the history of chess! Paul Morphy’s career (1837-1884) lasted only a few years and yet he managed to defeat the best chess players of his time.
€29.90

Learn about one of the greatest geniuses in the history of chess! Paul Morphy’s career (1837-1884) lasted only a few years and yet he managed to defeat the best chess players of his time. After his triumphal journey to Europe in the years1858/1859 the American was hailed as the unofficial world champion. But how was it possible for Morphy to outplay his experienced opponents with such ease? What were his particular strengths?

Languages: German, English
ISBN: 978-3-86681-625-1
Delivery: Download, Post
Level: Any
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Houdini 6 Pro
Houdini 6 Pro
Houdini 6 continues where its predecessor left off, and adds solid 60 Elo points to this formidable engine, once again making Houdini the strongest chess program currently available on the market.
€99.90

Houdini 6 continues where its predecessor left off, and adds solid 60 Elo points to this formidable engine, once again making Houdini the strongest chess program currently available on the market.

Languages: German, English
ISBN: 978-3-86681-626-8
EAN: 9783866816268
Delivery: Download, Post
Level: Any
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Strike first with the Scandinavian
Strike first with the Scandinavian
by Christian Bauer
The Scandinavian is a rarely employed opening on the hightest level und guides your opponent on much less familiar terrain than for example the Sicilian, French or any 1.e4 e5 system. After 1.e4 d5 Black fights for the initiative from move one.
€29.90

The Scandinavian is a rarely employed opening on the hightest level und guides your opponent on much less familiar terrain than for example the Sicilian, French or any 1.e4 e5 system. This rareness leads to a slow evolution of theory and avoids the need to permanently refresh your knowledge on the latest developments. After 1.e4 d5 Black fights for the initiative from move one on without any precedent manoeuvring.

Languages: German, English, French
EAN: 4027975008479
Delivery: Download, Post
Level: Advanced Tournament player Professional
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Corr Database 2018
Corr Database 2018
Corr Database 2018 is an extensive collection of correspondence games, featuring classical correspondence games played by mail as well as email games.
€189.90

Corr Database 2018 is an extensive collection of correspondence games, featuring classical correspondence games played by mail as well as email games. The CD contains 1,431,813 games from 1804 until 2017 including all games of the correspondence chess world championships 1-28, correspondence chess olympics 1-18, correspondence chess european championships, national chamionships (AUS, CSR, DEN, GER, NED, USA). Corr 2018 also features a correspondence chess playerbase, which includes about 522,222 names. A must for every player of correspondence chess!

Languages: German, English
ISBN: 978-3-86681-622-0
EAN: 9783866816220
Delivery: Download, Post
Level: Any
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Corr Database 2018 Upgrade
Corr Database 2018 Upgrade
Corr Database 2018 is an extensive collection of correspondence games, featuring classical correspondence games played by mail as well as email games.
€99.90

Corr Database 2018 is an extensive collection of correspondence games, featuring classical correspondence games played by mail as well as email games. The CD contains 1,431,813 games from 1804 until 2017 including all games of the correspondence chess world championships 1-28, correspondence chess olympics 1-18, correspondence chess european championships, national chamionships (AUS, CSR, DEN, GER, NED, USA). Corr 2018 also features a correspondence chess playerbase, which includes about 522,222 names. A must for every player of correspondence chess!

Languages: German, English
ISBN: 978-3-86681-622-0
EAN: 9783866816220
Delivery: Download, Post
Level: Any
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The Tactical Chigorin
The Tactical Chigorin
by Simon Williams
Opening with the Chigorin shows your intention to play for a win right from the outset. After 2...Nc6 Black’s pieces fly into the game putting pressure on White’s position from a very early stage.
€29.90

Opening with the Chigorin shows your intention to play for a win right from the outset. After 2...Nc6 Black’s pieces fly into the game putting pressure on White’s position from a very early stage. This opening is ideal for the type of player who strives for an unconvential yet attacking game right from the start.

Languages: English
ISBN: 978-3-86681-613-8
Delivery: Download, Post
Level: Advanced Tournament player Professional
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The Hedgehog - a universal system against 1.c4 and 1.Nf3
The Hedgehog - a universal system against 1.c4 and 1.Nf3
by Yannick Pelletier
At first glance, the Hedgehog setup might appear somewhat passive but in fact Black is always waiting to launch a counterattack. Let Yannick Pelletier provide you with a complete repertoire against the English and the Reti!
€29.90

The Hedgehog is a wily opening system characterized by a very particular pawn structure. At first glance, Black’s setup might appear somewhat passive, but looks can be deceiving! In this opening, Black is always waiting for a chance to take the initiative and launch a counterattack, positioning his pieces harmoniously behind a wall of pawns and waiting for just the right moment to break things open and thus release the full potential of his position. A number of world champions, including Kasparov, Karpov and Carlsen, have all played the Hedgehog. It is suitable for any playing style and can arise from a large number of opening systems.

Languages: German, English, French
ISBN: 978-3-86681-611-4
Delivery: Download, Post
Level: Advanced Tournament player Professional
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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

In the first volume of the The Chess Players Mating Guide series typical ideas have been shown how to exploit the uncastled king. In the second volume 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 with the goal to challenge the viewer determining and exploiting the weaknesses. IM Robert Ris has made an interesting selection of famous games as well as games from his own practice to demonstrate the typical ideas exploiting the weaknesses in the pawnformation in front of the castled king. The selected material is a good warm-up for the exercises which are presented at the end to test your knowledge on this topic. By then you at least will have the confidence to claim you have become a dangerous attacking player as Tal, Aljechin, Fischer or any of your other favorites. Watch, learn & enjoy!

Languages: English
ISBN: 978-3-86681-606-0
Delivery: Download, Post
Level: Advanced Tournament player Professional
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