Master Class Vol.11: Vladimir Kramnik
This DVD allows you to learn from the example of one of the best players in the history of chess and from the explanations of the authors (Pelletier, Marin, Müller and Reeh) how to successfully organise your games strategically, consequently how to keep y
Bird Opening Powerbook 2019
Good material on the Bird Opening is rare. So the Powerbook on its basis of just 58 000 games is welcome; the majority were played by engines.
Bird Opening Powerbase 2019
Bird Opening Powerbase 2019 is a database and contains a total of 3558 games from Mega 2019 or the Correspondence Database 2018, 97 of which are annotated.
The Norwegian Defence
A surprise weapon against the Spanish is the Norwegian Defence arising after 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 b5 5.Bb3 Na5. Black delays his development but often gets very dynamic counterplay.
Queen's Gambit Accepted Powerbook 2019
How do you play the Queen's Gambit Acceptedt? Does White have promising variations or can Black construct a water-tight repertoire? The Powerbook provides the answers based on 195 000 games, most of them played by engines.
ChessBase Magazine 187
Anand, So, Gelfand, Duda, Shankland, Navara, Adams, etc. annotate the games of the WCh match. Chess Olympiad with video specials by Pelletier. Plus 11 opening articles with new repertoire idesas, e.g. 1.e4 Nc6 or a new recipe in the London System!
London System Powerbook 2019
What is the trend in the London System? To play with or without Nf3? You can find the answers in the completely new powerbook - based on more than 216 000 games, most of them sourced in the engine room of playchess.
The Sizzling Scotch Gambit
The Scotch Gambit is a brazen yet utterly sound system for White who immediately opens up the position, by sacrificing a central pawn, in an attempt to assassinate the enemy king as quickly as possible.
Extreme Calculation Training
Special attention will be paid to Intermediate Moves, Quiet Moves, Sacrifices on Empty Squares, Mating Patterns, Ignoring Opponents Threat, Calculation in Defence and Method of Comparison. Plus 50 interactive examples to test your knowledge.
ChessBase 15 - Mega package
Find the right combination! ChessBase 15 program + new Mega Database 2019 with 7.6 million games and more than 70,000 master analyses. Plus ChessBase Magazine (DVD + magazine) and CB Premium membership for 1 year!
The Aggressive Classical Dutch for Black
The Dutch (1.d4 f5) is known as a very aggressive and unbalanced opening. After watching this DVD players should feel confident to play the exciting, attacking Classical Dutch against 1.d4, 1.c4 and 1. Nf3.
ChessBase Magazine 186
Enjoy the best moments of recent top tournaments (Sinquefield Cup, Biel, Dortmund) with analysis of top players. In addition you'll get lots of training material. For example 10 new suggestions for your opening repertoire.
How Bobby Fischer battled the Sicilian
Fischer liked to play aggressive but basically sound lines against the Sicilian and many of his variations are still very much alive and a good choice for players of all levels.
The Baffling 2.b3 Sicilian
Make life difficult for the Sicilian! 2.b3 is a thoroughly venomous but still solid kind of "Anti-Sicilian". No matter what setup black chooses, the bishop on b2 will always be unpleasant for him.
Queen's Gambit Declined Powerbook 2018
In order to make use of the highest possible rated games, the minimum rating has been raised. Thus for the Queen’s Gambit Powerbook 40 000 games from the Mega and correspondence chess were included as well as 620 000 from the engine room on playcchess.