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ChessBase Magazine Extra 202
Videos: Robert Ris shows new ideas in the Sicilian Four Knights. English expert Mihail Marin checks 1.c4 e5 2.g3 Nf6 3.Bg2 Bc5 starting from So-Caruana (Superbet Chess Classic 2021). "Lucky bag" with analyses by Nielsen, Praggnanandhaa et al.
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.
Caro-Kann Powerbase 2021
Caro-Kann Powerbase 2021 is a database and contains a total of 9549 games from Mega 2021 or the Correspondence Database 2020, of which 745 are annotated.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
ChessBase Magazine 202
Special: Jan Timman turns 70! Candidate Tournament 2020/2021 with analyses by Nepomniachtchi, Giri and others. Opening video by Kasimdzhanov, King and Marin. 11 opening articles with new repertoire ideas. Train tactics, strategy and endgame with our exper
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!
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.
ChessBase Magazine Extra 201
Videos: Mihail Marin presents „Anti-Najdorf à la Carlsen“ using Grischuk vs. Vachier-Lagrave from the Candidates, Daniel King checks out Caruana’s 7…Bg4 in the King’s Indian. "Lucky bag": Analyses from Duda, Yu, Sasikiran et al. Plus 38.000 new games
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!
King’s Indian Powerbase 2021
King’s Indian Powerbase 2021 is a database and contains a total of 11092 games from Mega 2021 or the Correspondence Database 2020, of which 839 are annotated.
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.
Komodo Dragon 2
Komodo Dragon 2 has both excellent positional play - thanks to the neural network - and tremendous tactical power and computing speed, thanks to the classic Alpha Beta engine.
ChessBase Magazine 201
Expert videos: Jan Werle, Rustam Kasimdzhanov and Mihail Marin explain new opening ideas in 30 minutes. Special: "Vassily Ivanchuk - just a genius!". Analyses by Anish Giri, Jan-Krzysztof Duda, Wesley So and others. 11 exciting opening articles and much m
The flexible Open Spanish
In this opening Black opts for active piece play and is not afraid to fight for the initiative from an early stage. One of the many good features of this opening is that Black is often the side which controls the pace of the game.
The Grünfeld Formula
Naturally, a universal approach using ...Nf6, ...g7-g6 and ...d7-d5 as the base would be very useful for players of all classes, saving time and energy and promising a fluid, dynamic position.
ChessBase Magazine 200
Anniversary issue with several extras! "My favourite young Carlsen game": 22 authors annotate. Pearls from Wijk: Jorden van Foreest and Anish Giri comment on their best games. Plus 11 opening articles, 3 opening videos, "Carlen's strategy" and much more!