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Fritz 15 - English Version

New Fritz, new friend

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 Trompowsky (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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How to become a tactics monster!

1/22/2013 – Tactics are the heart of chess. In his DVD series Valeri Lilov uses spectacular masterpieces to teach you pattern recognition, the assessment of positions, calculation techniques, combinational themes and ideas, over-extended pawns, X-ray, piece overloading, and much more. Once you learn how to sense critical moments, combinations will suddenly appear on the board. It's that easy!
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.

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How to become a tactics monster!

International Master Valeri Lilov is a strong player, but he also started early on to work as a chess trainer.

After a number of opening DVDs he has now recorded a three volume course about tactics, in which he presents almost all tactical motifs. The difficulty of the tactics rises gradually from DVD to DVD.

Tactics – from Basics to Brilliance Vol. 1

This DVD, focusing on tactics theory and combinational thinking, will enhance your tactical vision and abilities by teaching pattern recognition, the assessment of positions, calculation techniques, combinational themes and ideas, and much more. The over-extended pawn, X-ray, and piece overloading are only a few of the many tactical motifs which Valeri Lilov demonstrates through spectacular masterpieces which leave lasting impressions in the viewer's mind. Valeri Lilov goes beyond teaching plain theory and shows you the most effective tactical techniques to enable you to master the magical world of chess combinations! Video running time: 5 hours 30 min.


Lesson sample from Lilov: Basics to Brilliance Vol. 1


Tactics – from Basics to Brilliance Vol. 2

In the second volume Lilov focuses on combinations. You will find everything you need to know about identifying and executing sound combinations! Once you learn how to sense critical moments, combinations will suddenly appear on the board. It's that easy!

This volume deals with combinations with bishops and knights, rooks and the queen, as well as typical combinations based on the interaction of pieces. Valeri Lilov has carefully selected the most instructive examples of these types of combination to give you the chance to learn from the masters and to discover the secrets of their thinking. Enjoy the magical world of chess combinations!

Video running time: 4 hours 18 min.


Lesson sample from Lilov: Basics to Brilliance Vol. 2


Tactics - from Basics to Brilliance Vol. 3

In this advanced DVD on tactics, Lilov relies on his innovative approach to teaching tactics and ventures into the more complex tactical themes which arise when a combination of motifs and patterns are lurking in the position.

It's not easy to spot these fleeting moments in a hurried and tense tournament game, but Valeri is here to open your eyes and help you spot these gems in your position! Get ready for astonishing ideas and beautiful combinations because the Bulgarian author has prepared a selection of the most intricate tactical problems and their solutions. Enjoy Valeri Lilov's training and bring your tactics to the next level!

Video running time: 4 hours


Lesson sample from Lilov: Basics to Brilliance Vol. 3

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