ChessBase Opening Encyclopedia 2017

by ChessBase
4/27/2017 – 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. The Opening Encyclopedia 2017 has 5.9 million games, of which more than 85,000 are annotated. There are 6,250 opening surveys by the finest opening specialists, and 1004 specialised theory databases. Don't miss it.

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Opening Encyclopedia 2017

Languages: English, German
ISBN: 978-3-86681-597-1
Delivery: Download, Post
Level: Any
Price: €99.90 – €83.95 / $90.67 without VAT (customers outside the EU)
System requirements: Pentium PC, 32 MB RAM, Windows 10, 8 or 7 and Fritz 13, 14, 15 or ChessBase 14, 13 or 12 and DVD drive.

Complete: the Opening Encyclopaedia 2017 features complete coverage of all opening areas on a single DVD and constitutes the best possible introduction to opening training.

Well informed: many renowned specialists in their own area of expertise have contributed to this ChessBase Opening Encyclopaedia, e.g. Avrukh, Berg, Gormally, Krasenkow, Kritz, Kuzmin, Marin, Moskalenko, Postny, Ribli, Rogozenko, Stohl, Sumets and Szabo.

Unique: club players regularly find in ChessBase Magazine’s up-to-date openings articles (introductory text + annotated games) exciting ideas for their repertoire. You can now find brought together on this single DVD all 1004 articles from over 16 years of ChessBase Magazine (up to and including the February 2017 issue)!

Crystal clear: for each of the 500 openings (according to the ECO-code) there is at least one opening survey; total number now is 6250. Out of those, more than 500 have been up-dated for this new edition of the encyclopaedia.

Inexhaustible: database with over 5.9 million games, more than 85,000 annotated.

  • over 5.9 million games, all featuring ECO codes
  • more than 85 000 of them annotated
  • 6250 opening surveys, many of which have been brought up to date
  • access to the games via the large opening key
  • 1004 specialised theory databases
  • large opening book of all the games to give you a quick overview and statistics
  • the ChessBase Reader 2013 for access to the whole content of the DVD

"This Encyclopedia offers a vast network of lines in opening theory. With its help you can work on your repertoire. Meanwhile remember that theory is still evolving and you need to update your arsenal with recent games and analysis from time to time. One way of doing it is to look up the opening surveys that regularly appear in ChessBase Magazine. Recommended." – Prof. Nagesh Havanur

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