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Fritz 15 - English Version

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Pawn structures you should know

Every pawn structure has its typical plans and to know these plans helps you to find your way in these positions. On this DVD Mikhalchishin presents and explains the most common central structures: The Hedgehog, the Maroczy, Hanging pawns and the Isolani.


Trompowsky for the attacking player

Tap into your creative mind and start the game on a fresh note. The Trompovsky (1.d4 Nf6 2.Bg5) is an opening outside of conventional wisdom. Create challenges and make your opponent solve problems early on.


The 4...Nf6 Caro-Kann

On this DVD Nigel Davies examines both the Bronstein-Larsen (5.Nxf6+ gxf6) and the Tartakower (5.Nxf6+ exf6) systems and shows how the doubled f-pawn, common to both lines gives Black a range of aggressive plans and ideas.


Sicilian Paulsen Powerbook 2016

In our Powerbook we have brought together all games with the ECO codes B40-B49. Added to 62 000 selected master games from both Mega and correspondence chess there 122 000 high class games from the engine room on playchess.com.


Najdorf Powerbook 2016

The Najdorf Powerbook 2016 is based on a totally incredible number of games: 1.9 million! The lion’s share is provided by the engine room on playchess.com, with the addition of 120 000 games from human experts.


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.


Books, boards, sets: Chess Niggemann

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Topical theory in the Sveshnikov Sicilian, shown by the game Inarkiev-Ivanchuk, GP-Jermuk, 10.8.2009

The consulted ChessBase Online database offers topical information on every game. White obtained opening advantage thanks to good preparation

13...0-0 less often played than the main line 13...a6-a5

Performance statistics of the previously played moves. After 13...0-0, White scored 62% in 51 games.  

Many current games show that it is a very popular variation

Arrange according to Elo shows the top players

18...Kh8 with two predecessor games

Deviation with 19...g6 from the predecessor game Beliavsky-Sokolov

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