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.
The Reliable Petroff
The Petroff (or Russian) Defence which is characterised by the moves 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nf6 has been popular at the highest levels for many years and enjoys the reputation of being an extremely solid defence.
The Tarrasch Defence
Are you looking for an active defence against 1.d4? Look no further! The Tarrasch Defence (1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 c5) is one of Black’s most ambitious ways to meet 1.d4.
Derrota a la Siciliana con el Gambito Morra
El blanco sacrifica un peón en la segunda jugada a cambio de un desarrollo rápido de piezas y buenas opciones de ataque, y el negro puede caer muy fácilmente en alguna de las muchas celadas sibilinas en plena apertura.
Master Class Vol.10: Mikhail Botvinnik
Our experts show, using the games of Botvinnik, how to employ specific openings successfully, which model strategies are present in specific structures, how to find tactical solutions and rules for how to bring endings to a successful conclusion
The Accelerated Dragon - a sharp weapon against 1.e4
After 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 g6! leads to the so-called “Accelerated Dragon Defense”. On this DVD the Russian grandmaster and top women player Nadezhda Kosintseva reveals the secrets of her favourite opening.