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Fritz 15 - English Version

New Fritz, new friend

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ChessBase Magazine 173

Enjoy the best moments of recent top tournaments (Shamkir, Paris and Leuven) with analysis of top players. In addition you'll get lots of training material. For example 13 new suggestions for your opening repertoire.

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Queen's Gambit Declined Powerbook 2016

For the Queen's Gambit Declined Powerbook we once again used above all high grade material: 90 000 games from Mega and from correspondence chess, but these are of high quality. Added to that are 410 000 games from the engine room on playchess.com.

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Complete Nimzo-Indian Powerbook 2016

We have included the whole E00-E59 complex in our “Complete Nimzo-Indian Powerbook 2016”. It is based, e.g., on 45 000 games from the Mega database and 4000 correspondence games. The lion’s share is made up of the 245 000 games from the engine room.

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The Semi-Slav

The Semi-Slav (1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.Nc3 e6) can arise via various moveorders, has decided World Championships, and is one of Black’s most fascinating replies to 1 d4. Nielsen explains in detail what this openign is all about.

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The Black Lion - an aggressive version of the Philidor Defense

The Lion gets ready to roar after 1.e4 d6 2.d4 Nf6 3.Nc3 e5 4.Nf3 Nbd7 5.Bc4 Be7 6.0–0 c6 – and now Black wants to attack with an early ...g5.

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Power Play 23: A Repertoire for black with the Queen's Gambit Declined

On this DVD Grandmaster Daniel King offers you a repertoire for Black with the QGD. The repertoire is demonstrated in 10 stem games, covering all White’s major systems: 5 Bg5, 5 Bf4, and the Exchange Variation.

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Carlos Torre Memorial – chess in the Yucatán

12/22/2005 – The XVIII Memorial Carlos Torre Repetto is taking place from December 15-23 in Mérida, Yucatán, México. There was a Swiss tournament with eight players proceeding to the knockout phase, where they were joined by seeded GMs. Pictorial report.
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Results up to the semifinals

The pairings for the semi-finals are Lazaro Bruzon (2677, CUB) vs Nikola Mitkov (2520, MKD) and Michal Krasenkow (2655, POL) vs. Frank de la Paz (2456, CUB). Apparently Krasenkow and Bruzon have made it to the finals, but the games are not yet available.


The participants of the semi-finals, graphically presented on the tournament site


The venue: Centro Cultural de Mérida "Olimpo"


The playing hall in the Olympic Cultural Center of Mérida


Frank de la Paz vs Michal Krasenkow in the semi-finals


One of the favourites: GM Michal Krasenkow of Poland


GM Frank de las Paz of Cuba


WGM Martha Fierro


The Clock Tower of the Municipal Palace of Mérida


A large audience stay on until after midnight to watch the games


Vassily Ivanchuk, winner of the 2004 edition of the Carlos Torre Memorial

Official Carlos Torre Memorial web site
The site is ambitiously designed with lots of interesting graphical elements, games, reports, live coverage. There is a massive photo gallery, with each image meticulously captioned. Naturally the whole site is in Spanish. There is BabelFish translator built in at the bottom right

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