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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

Zürich: Nijat Abasov with best tie-break

1/9/2017 – 116 players took part in the Masters Tournament of the traditional Christmas Open in Zürich. After seven rounds six players shared first place with 5.5/7 each. Nijat Abasov from Azerbaijan had the best tie-break and won the tournament. Chess legend Vlastimil Hort scored 4.0/7.
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Nijat Abasov - first on tie-break

Final standings after 7 rounds

Rg. Name Pts.  TB1 
1 Abasov Nijat 5,5 32,5
2 Laznicka Viktor 5,5 31,0
3 Wagner Dennis 5,5 30,5
4 Bauer Christian 5,5 29,5
5 Bartel Mateusz 5,5 29,5
6 Michalik Peter 5,5 27,5
7 Vorobiov Evgeny E. 5,0 31,0
8 Kunin Vitaly 5,0 30,5
9 Pikula Dejan 5,0 30,5
10 Gonda Laszlo 5,0 27,0
11 Lomasov Semen 5,0 25,0
12 Moussard Jules 4,5 32,5
13 Safarli Eltai 4,5 32,0
14 Brkic Ante 4,5 30,0
15 Stojanovic Mihajlo 4,5 29,5
16 Schröder Jan-Christian 4,5 29,0
17 Valsecchi Alessio 4,5 29,0
18 Burmakin Vladimir 4,5 28,0
19 Zude Arno 4,5 27,5
20 Borgo Giulio 4,5 27,5
21 Benkovic Petar 4,5 26,5
22 Donchenko Alexander 4,5 26,5
23 Jenni Florian 4,5 26,5
24 Derakhshani Dorsa 4,5 26,0
25 Prusikin Michael 4,5 26,0
26 Moroni Luca Jr 4,5 25,5
27 Catsiapis Yiannis 4,5 24,5

... 116 players

One of the grandmasters who took part in Zürich was Chess legend Vlastimil Hort. On January 12, Hort will celebrate his 72nd birthday but he is still playing tournaments. In Zürich he scored 4.0/7 and finished as 32nd. In the following game he showed his positional understanding and his huge experience.


Vlastimil Hort

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ulyssesganesh ulyssesganesh 1/13/2017 01:01
arkady naidisch is missing!