Mega Database 2016

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Simul with IM Michael Kopylov

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Fritz 15 - English Version

New Fritz, new friend


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.


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


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.


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.


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.


Power Play 24: A repertoire for black against the Catalan

On this DVD Grandmaster Daniel King offers you a repertoire for Black against the Catalan, based around maintaining the rock of a pawn on d5. Keeping central control ultimately gives Black good chances to launch an attack against the enemy king.


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.
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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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