What does a chess player need? A playing partner, a trainer, a chess library and online chess! FRITZ, the "most popular German chess program" (Der Spiegel), offers exactly that for beginners and tournament players: an opponent of the highest level, practice and training functions for all game phases, database functions for managing and analysing your own games, training WebApps with the online chess platform playchess.com. FRITZ is the entry into the ChessBase world. FRITZ trains you for the serious case at the board and is a lot of fun!

No other chess program has fascinated the chess world more! The 2006 match against Vladimir Kramnik in Bonn is unforgettable: FRITZ defeated the world chess champion 4:2. Millions of chess fans all over the world followed the games. FRITZ also caused a sensation in the years before: in 1995, FRITZ defeated Garry Kasparov in the current sports studio, and in 1999 the Russian cosmonaut Sergei Avdeyev played against FRITZ on the MIR space station.

Fritz 19 is Chess Software World Champion 2023! For humans it is absolutely unbeatable anyway. With the unimaginable Elo rating of 3531 points, FRITZ is about 650 Elo points ahead of chess world champion Magnus Carlsen.

No chess program offers more functions: the online manual comprises over 450 pages! But you don't really need all this help: FRITZ can be operated intuitively. You just click on what you want to do, e.g. play, analysis, online chess, and FRITZ opens a clearly arranged app with exactly the functions you need.

Fritz19: “Attacker, coward, swindler or endgame wizard: I'll show you how to win against anyone!” Fritz 19 simulates typical player personalities that you know from tournaments and online chess: brash attackers, cautious cowards, passive players. But how do you win against them? Fritz will show you how! And for beautiful attacks, combinations or sacrifices, there are the new ChessBase cards as a reward for you. Practical training that's also a lot of fun. Or let's train openings: you can try out a new repertoire ideas directly in a match against me. And how about the new calculation training for a quick Elo boost? As Fritz19 I can make you play better again.

What Fritz can do?
Help in the game
Opening Book & LiveBook
Opening training
Tactics training
Endgame training

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