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Fritz 15 - English Version

New Fritz, new friend

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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.

€19.95

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.

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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.

€29.90

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How to become a tactics monster!

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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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