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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Chess champs Bobby Fischer and Magnus Carlsen on 60 Minutes

2/17/2012 – This Sunday the very influential CBS TV news magazine 60 Minutes will be turning its eyes – or rather: lenses – on chess, with a segment concentrating on the exploits and personality of Magnus Carlsen. To get people in the mood they are streaming a "60 Minutes Rewind" of a report produced in 1972 on the upcoming match between Boris Spassky and challenger Bobby Fischer. Don't miss it!
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1972: Chess champ Bobby Fischer on 60 Minutes

Most of us think of chess as a thoughtful, contemplative game, but here at 60 Minutes, we've learned that among grandmasters, chess is a blood sport. This Sunday on 60 Minutes, the world's number one chess player, Norway's Magnus Carlsen, tells Bob Simon that winning a chess match is more than just defeating your opponent; it's destroying him. "I enjoy it when I see my opponent...really suffering," Carlsen said with a wicked grin. "If I lose just one game...I just really want to get revenge." Here's a preview of Sunday's segment:

It's not the first time we've heard this kind of talk. In 1972, Mike Wallace profiled the infamous Bobby Fischer, who was then only 29 years old and training for his famous Cold War showdown against Russia's Boris Spassky.

Here's an excerpt from that profile:

Wallace: Winning for winning's sake is important, but do you like to beat another man?

Fischer: Yes, I like to beat another man.

Wallace: You smile about it. Do you like to crush another man's ego?

Fischer: Uh-huh, so when they go home that night, they can't kid themselves that they're so hot, you know?

We all know how Fischer's story ended – in madness – but the board is still a world of opportunity for today's young superstars.

Tune in this Sunday at 7 p.m. ET/PT on CBS to see Bob Simon's profile of 21-year-old chess prodigy Magnus Carlsen.

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