Indian Summer Special

by ChessBase
9/4/2023 – Dommaraju Gukesh is currently world number eight, with an Elo of 2758. The most amazing thing is that he has just turned seventeen years old! His strongest points are the attack and deep calculation. Vidit Gujrathi, who won the U14 World Championship in 2008, is currently rated 2716. His strengths are advanced tactics and calculations. Both these Indian Super-Grandmasters have produced Fritztrainers for ChessBase, which you can get for a special summer price this week: €64.90 instead of €79.80 for both packages.

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Attack like a Super Grandmaster

In this Fritztrainer Gukesh touches on all aspects of his play, with special emphasis on how you can become a better attacking player. He explains his games in great depth, and questions are asked at the appropriate moment to help you understand the intricacies of the position. Complete games are chosen so that you not only learn how to attack, but also how to build an attack. Games include Gukesh's wins over world-class players like Rapport, Abdusattorov, Sargissian, Jones and more.

At the end of the Fritztrainer, you will find test positions that help you to reinforce the knowledge that you have gained by watching the videos. These test positions include Gukesh's wins over Magnus Carlsen and Hikaru Nakamura. IM Sagar Shah sits together with Gukesh and asks him relevant questions that will help you gain a lot of critical insights.

  • Video running time: 6 hours 36 minutes
  • With interactive training including video feedback
  • Extra: Model Games and Training with ChessBase apps - Play attacking positions against Fritz on various levels

Regular price: €39.90

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Master Advanced Tactics and Calculations like a Super Grandmaster

Advanced Tactics and Calculations are of utmost importance when it comes to improving your chess. How do you calculate long variations and where do you stop? When can you rely on intuition, and what methods are there to choose from?

Tactics are taught early and lead to serious improvement when you learn themes like the Pin, Double Attack, Fork, etc. as a beginner. However, after a certain level, it is not so straightforward to simply work on tactics and improve. That's the reason we have recorded the Master Advanced Tactics and Calculations like a Super Grandmaster with GM Vidit Gujrathi.

In this video course we use studies to present the different aspects of Advanced Tactics and Calculations. As Vidit navigates his way through the world of studies, you get to see a world class GM in action. When does he use brute force and calculation, and when does he rely on his intuition - these are all the things that you get to learn from Vidit's video course. IM Sagar Shah sits along with Vidit and tries to break down the thinking of a Super GM in a way that it is easier for you to understand. If you decide to seriously work on the material presented here, you can be sure that you will become stronger at chess calculation.

In addition, we have carefully selected 95 positions where you will be put to the test. Try to find the right solution by playing against Fritz. This practical training will make you ready for your own games. Detailed annotated solutions are provided that will help you to take your game to the next level.

  • Video running time: 5 hours 26 minutes 
  • Extra: Additional database with 95 positions, Training with ChessBase apps - Play key positions against Fritz on various levels

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Indian Summer Special: Both packages for this week: €64.90 (instead of €79.80)

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