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ChessBase Reader 2013
ChessBase Reader 2013. The new ChessBase Reader conveniently displays all installed databases and training titles - with a modern menu ribbon look. With the free ChessBase reader, you can open all standard file formats (.cbh, .cbf, .pgn), play through games on a stunningly rendered board, watch ChessBase training videos and much more. Download it for free now! Free download available here.
4/25/2015 – This years edition of Shamkir Chess in the memory of Vugar Gashimov features the worlds best players including the Carlsen, Caruana, Kramnik, Aronian, Anand, Giri, Mamedyarov, Vachier-Lagrave, So, Adams and Mamedov. Rustam Kasimdzhanov starts analysing at 12 pm. Entry fee: 50 Ducats, Premium free!
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ChessBase 13 is a personal, stand-alone chess database program that has become the standard throughout the world. Everyone uses ChessBase, from the World Champion to the amateur next door. New functions: ChessBase-Cloud, improved repertoire function etc.
The Queen’s Indian Defense is one of the most solid and rich openings against 1.d4. Together with the Nimzo-Indian and the Catalan it forms the so called “Classical Setup”, which any player should know.