ChessBase India show with GM Jacob Aagaard

by Sagar Shah
3/25/2017 – The third ChessBase India show will take place on 25th of March at 2.30 p.m. CET (9.30 a.m. Washington time, 7 p.m. Indian time) The guest of the show is the world class author and trainer GM Jacob Aagaard. IM Sagar Shah will be the host. This happens right before Jacob embarks on his epic journey through five Indian cities and six Asian countries. Make sure you don't miss it!

The Nimzoindian Defence — The easy way The Nimzoindian Defence — The easy way

Danish GM Jacob Aagaard introduces you to the secrets of the Nimzoindian Defence (1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Bb4). In 15 lessons that last 4 hours and 4 minutes Aagaard shows you how you can successfully play this opening by understanding key ideas instead of memorizing long tedious variations.


ChessBase India show with GM Jacob Aagaard

(2.30 p.m. CET, 9.30 a.m. Washington time, 7 p.m. Indian time)

Jacob Aagard is a Scottish/Danish grandmaster, FIDE Senior Trainer and an award winning author. He was the 2007 British and the 2012 Scottish Champion, and is the co-founder of Quality Chess Publishers. He is the only chess author in the world to have won all four major Book of the Year awards. As a chess trainer his star students include GM Sabino Brunello, GM Surya Shekhar Ganguly, GM Samuel Shankland and to some extent GM Boris Gelfand.

Jacob Aagaard with Vishy Anand

Jacob with Boris Gelfand

Making the 2650+ grandmaster Samuel Shankland sweat at a training session!

You see a man (Jacob Aagaard) who is usually working with the crème de la crème of the world of chess. Now is your opportunity to get to know him better, with the ChessBase India show that will take place on Playchess on 25th of March at 2.30 p.m. CET (7 p.m. Indian time, 9.30 a.m. Washington time). This will take place before Jacob embarks on his epic tour of five cities in India and six countries in Asia from the 26th of March 2017.

IM Sagar Shah (right) will be the host of the show

You can ask your question during the show, but you can also send in your questions through the comments section of this article or through the Facebook and Twitter posts embedded below:

How to see the show live

Firstly you have to download the free native Windows software. You should go to and scroll down to the bottom of the screen. Click on the Free Download button.

After you have installed the Playchess client. You must login.

Enter your playchess username and password if you have one. (Note, the ChessBase Account credentials will work). Even if you do not have a Username or Password, you can enter as a guest. But it is better to create an account so that we know your identity when you are asking the question.

On the bottom right hand corner click on the room broadcasts and then click on the tab Games on the top. In the list you will find the third ChessBase India show with GM Jacob Aagaard at 2.30 p.m. CET (9.30 a.m. Washington time, 7 p.m. IST)

Watch ChessBase India shows no. 1 and 2 with GM Vishnu Prasanna

Know everything about Jacob's trip in India and Asia

Sagar is an International Master from India with two GM norms. He loves to cover chess tournaments, as that helps him understand and improve at the game he loves so much. He is the co-founder and CEO of ChessBase India, the biggest chess news portal in the country. His YouTube channel has over a million subscribers, and to date close to a billion views. ChessBase India is the sole distributor of ChessBase products in India and seven adjoining countries, where the software is available at a 60% discount. compared to International prices.


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