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ChessBase 14 - Mega package - english Version

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The Modern Pirc

The Modern Pirc is actually a mixture of the Caro-Kann and the Pirc. In many lines Black combines the ideas of the classical Pirc in which the fianchettoed bishop is important with the Caro-Kann idea to fight for the center with c6-d5.


ChessBase Magazine 176

Enjoy the best moments of recent top tournaments (WCh Carlsen-Karjakin, European Club Cup and London Classic) with analysis of top players. In addition you'll get lots of training material. For example 11 new suggestions for your opening repertoire.


The Dutch Stonewall - A fighting repertoire against 1.d4

In the Dutch Stonewall Black from the very first move fights for the initiative. Let Erwin l’Ami take you on a fascinating journey to the depth and attractions of this unique opening. At the end you will be rewarded with a new repertoire against 1.d4!


The Art of the Positional Exchange Sacrifice

The positional exchange sacrifice is one of the most powerful and fascinating strategic weapons in chess. On this DVD Sergey Tiviakov explains why the positional exchange sacrifice is such a strong weapon and how to use it.


Strengthen your chess foundation

IM Nisha Mohota shows guidelines to steer you through the opening, shows basic endgames, helps you to understand fundamental pawn structures, and explains principles and patterns of attack and defense


How to crack the Berlin Wall with 5.Re1

Alexei Shirov shows on this DVD how White can develop pressure and seize the initiative with 5.Re1 against the Berlin Wall.


Extra 175


Books, boards, sets: Chess Niggemann

Kasparov vs Deep Junior in January 2003

11/15/2002 – It was scheduled for December 1st, now the FIDE Man vs Machine event, featuring Garry Kasparov vs Deep Junior, has been moved to January 5th 2003. One of the reasons: a giant media company is expected to take over the coverage. The second: the main sponsor, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov has other pressing duties. On the 1st of December he has to accompany Russian president Vladimir Putin on a trip to China. More
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It was announced early August: For the first time since playing the Deep Blue rematch in 1997, Garry Kasparov will play publicly against a computer. No, it's not DB, which was dismantled by IBM after the match. This time it will be Deep Junior, the current computer world champion and will take place in the famous King David Hotel in Jerusalem, the Israeli capital. The six games will be played at the classical time control, and the prize fund will be a million dollars. Kasparov gets half a million up front and the other half is split 60/40 winner/loser.

Only the dates remained unclear. Originally it was scheduled for early October, then it was moved to December 1st. Now the date had to be moved again – to a January 5th start. The venue and the technical rules remain the same.

One of the reasons given for the postponement is that more time was required to ensure an adaquate world-wide media coverage. Apparently a giant player in the sports coverage and marketing business has appeared on the scene. Another reason is that the main sponsor, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, has other things to do. After being reelected as president of the Republic of Kalmykia Ilyumzhinov must travel to China with Russian president Vladimir Putin – exactly on the 1st of December, when the Jerusalem match was to begin.

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