Opening Encyclopaedia 2016

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Fritz 15 - English Version

New Fritz, new friend


ChessBase Magazine Extra 174

Learn openings from the classics with Sagar Shah; Andrew Martin presents the perhaps most important game of the World Championship 1972; Adrian Mikhalchishin gives a lecture on the Cozio Variation (each in video format). Plus 27.459 new games.


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.


Books, boards, sets: Chess Niggemann

Mozart of Chess – Magnus Carlsen on CBS 60 Minutes

2/20/2012 – When has chess last received this kind of world-wide exposure? CBS's famous 60 Minutes program last night aired some extraordinary HD footage, shot during the London Chess Festival, on the world's strongest grandmaster. Magnus comes across as likeable, focused and disarmingly honest. Watch the full 13-minute segment and some interesting bonus material CBS has placed at our disposal.
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.


Mozart of Chess: Magnus Carlsen

The CBS 60 Minutes segment as aired on Sunday night to a US and world-wide audience. We strongly advocate switching to full-screen mode by clicking on the icon shown on the right. After that you can lean back and watch the report in full HD, and enjoy the extraordinary quality of these 60 Minutes reports.

The 60 Minutes team with Bob Simon spent almost a week in London at the Chess Classic. They set up a studio above a pizza shop next door and filmed a lot of interviews with people attending the LCC. Of course they could only use tiny bits of the footage in the main segment, but they put some of the material into their 60 Minutes Overtime segment and kindly sent us the following embeds. Once again, maximize to full HD to get full enjoyment of the video.

More of Bob Simon chatting with Magnus Carlsen

Very nice: Bob takes Magnus up into the London Eye, Magnus does not look down!

Will Magnus be recognised walking through the main street in Oslo?

Interview with ChessBase's Frederic Friedel, who was grilled by Bob Simon in London

A compelling segment with GM Daniel King, author of some of our best training DVDs

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