Kasimdzhanov: Trends in modern openings

11/26/2014 – Modern tournament practice has virtually surpassed the so-called "opening theory". Thanks to a wealth of tournament games, some openings and lines develop so rapidly that even the ambitious amateur has difficulties to keep his own repertoire updated. But experts can help, like Rustam Kasimdzhanov, former FIDE World Champion, with his latest Fritztrainer DVD.

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Rustam Kasimdzhanov:
Trends in modern openings

Ex-FIDE World Champion Rustam Kasimzhanov is considered one of the leading experts in the field of opening preparation. In three World Championship matches he was the second of Viswanathan Anand and helped him to successfully defend the title. And with Kasimdzhanov’s help and excellent opening preparation the German team surprisingly became European Team Champion 2011.

On this DVD Kasimdzhanov presents highly topical openings and shows the current state of theory. From the perspective of a top player he explains why certain openings are played while others have more or less vanished from tournament practice.

This DVD helps you to remain up-to-date in a number of important and popular openings and provides you with many ideas for your own repertoire. With tips for the Najdorf Variation, Caro-Kann, the Berlin Defense, Ruy Lopez Main Line with 6.d3, Ruy Lopez with 3…g6, Scotch Opening, Petroff, Queen’s Gambit Declined with 4…Nbd7, Main Line Slav, Ragosin Variation and Black Double Fianchetto against 1.d4.

More than 20 videos with about four hours running time and interactive test at the end.

Rustam Kasimdzhanov

born in 1979, the grandmaster from Uzbekistan has for many years been known as a very strong and imaginative player.

However in 2004 Rustam Kasimdzhanov shocked the chess world by winning the FIDE World Chess Championship title, beating a string of world-class players like Ivanchuk, Grischuk, Topalov and Adams in the process.

The Uzbekian grandmaster, who has helped Anand in tow of his World Championship matches, lives in Germany.

Sample Video: Rustam Kasimdzhanov: Trends in modern openings

Rustam Kasimdzhanov:
Trends in modern openings

  • Video running time: four hours
  • With interactive training including video feedback
  • Database with analysis and 50 selected GM games
  • Including CB 12 Reader

Price: €29.90
€23.13 without VAT (for Customers outside the EU)
$31.44 (without VAT)
ISBN: 978-3-86681-446-2

This DVD can be purchased as a hard copy or it can be downloaded directly from the Internet, that way sparing you the few days needed for it to arrive by post.

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