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– The classical monday blitz tournament starts at 8 pm. 5 minutes without increment, 9 rounds swiss system. View all events here!


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The Modern Pirc

The Modern Pirc is actually a mixture of the Caro-Kann and the Pirc. In many lines Black combines the ideas of the classical Pirc in which the fianchettoed bishop is important with the Caro-Kann idea to fight for the center with c6-d5.


ChessBase Magazine 176

Enjoy the best moments of recent top tournaments (WCh Carlsen-Karjakin, European Club Cup and London Classic) with analysis of top players. In addition you'll get lots of training material. For example 11 new suggestions for your opening repertoire.


The Dutch Stonewall - A fighting repertoire against 1.d4

In the Dutch Stonewall Black from the very first move fights for the initiative. Let Erwin l’Ami take you on a fascinating journey to the depth and attractions of this unique opening. At the end you will be rewarded with a new repertoire against 1.d4!


The Art of the Positional Exchange Sacrifice

The positional exchange sacrifice is one of the most powerful and fascinating strategic weapons in chess. On this DVD Sergey Tiviakov explains why the positional exchange sacrifice is such a strong weapon and how to use it.


Strengthen your chess foundation

IM Nisha Mohota shows guidelines to steer you through the opening, shows basic endgames, helps you to understand fundamental pawn structures, and explains principles and patterns of attack and defense


How to crack the Berlin Wall with 5.Re1

Alexei Shirov shows on this DVD how White can develop pressure and seize the initiative with 5.Re1 against the Berlin Wall.


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Books, boards, sets: Chess Niggemann

CB Light 2009: Know everything

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With the build-in server access program of ChessBase Light 2009, you can now derive special benefit: consulting the new lightning-fast and highly topical ChessBase Online database, you get a perfect survey on the theoretical course of a game. Using the free download version, you can test this function for while (just press “enter” twice during a game, once for calling up the function, once for searching on the current position).

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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