Opening Encyclopaedia 2016

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Creating Chaos in Calm Waters

– In this show, Simon will be taking a look at some interesting ways of meeting Anti-Sicilian lines, mainly 3 Bb5+ and 2 c3. Rather then entering into somewhat dull positions you may have the chance to play an early ...g5!? Tune in at 6 pm CEST for the action! View the whole schedule!


Fritz 15 - English Version

New Fritz, new friend


Evans Gambit for the new generation

The Evans Gambit is an attempt to destroy Black in gambit fashion straight out of the opening. Featuring games of old, and numerous new and exciting ideas, this DVD will give you a genuine and more exciting way of playing the Giuoco Piano.


ChessBase Magazine 174

Enjoy the best moments of recent top tournaments (Bilbao, Saint Louis and Dortmund) with analysis of top players. In addition you'll get lots of training material. For example 11 new suggestions for your opening repertoire.


How to exchange pieces

Learn to master the right exchange! Let the German WGM Elisabeth Pähtz show you how to gain a strategic winning position by exchanging pieces of equal value or to safely convert material advantage into a win.


ChessBase Magazine Extra 173

A solid concept against Benoni: Learn from GM Pert how to win with the Fianchetto Variation (video). Classics put to test: Robert Ris shows Fischer-Kholmov (1965) with an impressive knight sacrifice by the Russian (video). Plus 44,889 new games.


Master Class Vol.7: Garry Kasparov

On this DVD a team of experts gets to the bottom of Kasparov’s play. In over 8 hours of video running time the authors Rogozenko, Marin, Reeh and Müller cast light on four important aspects of Kasparov’s play: opening, strategy, tactics and endgame.


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.


Books, boards, sets: Chess Niggemann

Fritz wins Paderborn computer chess tournament

2/23/2003 – After suffering a setback in round five, when it lost to its sibling Shredder, Fritz cruised home to victory with five points from seven rounds. It was helped by Shredder's shock loss in its final game to the amateur program Yace. You will find the final results and all the games of the tournament here.
Opening Encyclopedia 2016

Opening Encyclopedia 2016

In chess, braving the gap often leads to disaster after a few moves. We should be able to avoid things going so far. The ChessBase Opening Encyclopaedia offers you an effective remedy against all sorts of semi-digested knowledge and a means of building up a comprehensive and powerful repertoire.


IPCCC 12th
Paderborn, 2003.02.19 - 2003.02.23
Score 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
1: Fritz 5.0 / 7 11b+ 6w+ 8b= 2w+ 5b- 3w+ 7b=
2: Yace 4.5 / 7 3w= 9b= 4w+ 1b- 7b= 11w+ 5b+
3: Brutus 4.5 / 7 2b= 12w+ 5b= 8w= 10b+ 1b- 6w+
4: SOS 4.5 / 7 7b+ 5w- 2b- 13w+ 11b+ 6w= 8b+
5: Shredder 4.0 / 7 8w= 4b+ 3w= 6b= 1w+ 9b= 2w-
6: Gandalf 4.0 / 7 10w+ 1b- 9w+ 5w= 8b+ 4b= 3b-
7: Diep 4.0 / 7 4w- 14b+ 10w= 9b= 2w= 12b+ 1w=
8: Ikarus 3.5 / 7 5b= 13w+ 1w= 3b= 6w- 14b+ 4w-
9: Anaconda 3.5 / 7 12b= 2w= 6b- 7w= 14b+ 5w= 13b=
10: Comet 3.0 / 7 6b- 11w+ 7b= 12w+ 3w- 13b- 14w=
11: Quark 2.5 / 7 1w- 10b- 13b= 14w+ 4w- 2b- 12w+
12: Holmes 2.5 / 7 9w= 3b- 14w+ 10b- 13w+ 7w- 11b-
13: Patzer 2.5 / 7 14w= 8b- 11w= 4b- 12b- 10w+ 9w=
14: Matador 1.0 / 7 13b= 7w- 12b- 11b- 9w- 8w- 10b=
49 games: +19 =18 -12

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