ChessBase Apps: The Videos

by Nadja Wittmann
5/15/2019 – More than 15,000 videos, from training and analyses by top players to interviews, reports and shows featuring Magnus Carlsen, Fabiano Caruana, Wesley So and many other top players - the ChessBase video store has it all. Come and get it! | Drawing: ChessBase

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The ChessBase video store is one of many innovative Web Apps that come with the ChessBase Account. Right now you have a choice of 14,679 chess videos and watching them all would take 335 days, 23 hours and 27 minutes. And this media library grows every week! All you need to start enjoy these videos is a Basic or Premium account!

New training shows every week!

Power Play Show with GM Daniel King

What is the key to a successful attack on the king? How to improve a feeling for the harmony of one's pieces? In his "Power Play Show" Daniel King presents games from current tournaments and continues his popular DVD series and invites you to improve your chess knowledge in an entertaining way!

Most Fridays, at 16:00 UTC (18:00 CEST / 12 Noon EDT).

Endgame Magic with GM Karsten Müller

Endgame expert Karsten Müller regularly welcomes prominent guests in the ChessBase studio to talk about endgames with them. Among his many guests were players such as Peter Heine-Nielsen, Mihail Marin, Sergei Tiviakov, Fabiano Caruana or the Indian talent Dommaraju Gukesh, the second youngest grandmaster of all time. Follow Karsten and enjoy the magic of the endgame!

New shows are typically recorded live on Tuesdays at 13:00 UTC (15:00 CEST in Hamburg). (Starting times may vary, so please follow the announcements on the ChessBase website).

Tune your tactics with Oliver Reeh

Oliver Reeh, born 1964, has worked for ChessBase as a translator for many years. Together with André Schulz he hosts for an hour every week the programme ChessBase-TV. The experience gained in both branches can now be seen influencing his column on tactics. R. lives in Hamburg and, like Karsten Müller, is a reliable member of the Bundesliga team of the HSK.

Also in the photo: Pascal Simon.

Simon says

The popular grandmaster from England invites you to actively participate in his show to further your own chess understanding! Simon says: "I want interaction on the show, so I am encouraging your thoughts and ideas!"

Broadcasting time: Mondays, 6 pm, Hamburg time.

The weekly show by Lawrence Trent

Lawrence Trent, born in 1986, is an international master, who has represented England in numerous international youth championships (including a 7th place in the U18 WCh in 2003). Trent, who has a degree in Romance languages, regularly comments top tournaments. Once a week he presents highlights from current events, talks about trends in top level chess and shows games and combinations.

Broadcasting time: Tuesday, 6 pm, Hamburg time.

The game of the week by Merijn van Delft

Every week fascinating chess games are played aroud the globe. IM Merijn van Delft picks his favourite game and explains all aspects from the opening to the endgame which is fun and will enrich your chess knowledge.

Broadcasting time: Wednesday, 8 pm, Hamburg time.

Fast and furious by Robert Ris

The title says it all: IM Robert Ris shows sharp and double-edged gambits and opening lines. You will learn new opening ideas but also a lot about openings and attacking.

Broadcasting time: Thursday, 7 pm, every second week.

There are also shows during top tournaments or World Championships, e.g. the "Round Up" shows that summarize the most important events or games of each round during top tournaments.

Top players from all over the world like to visit the ChessBase office in Hamburg and usually they also like to visit the ChessBase studio. In the "Ask the Experts" show Magnus Carlsen and Hou Yifan took time to answer questions of ChessBase, and Fabiano Caruana, Wesley So and the Indian talent Gukesh were guests of Karsten Müller in his Endgame Magic show.

How do I get the videos?

Either directly via this link:

or via the ChessBase Apps overview on the ChessBase newspage:

The ChessBase newspage with the WebApps of the ChessBase Account on the right

Overview of all video categories and shows

The Live Shows!

"Ask the Experts"

Magnus Carlsen

Magnus Carlsen shows his game against Eljanov in the webcast for ChessBase

Hou Yifan

As a Premium Member you have access to all video analyses and videos, about opening, middlegame and endgame, the Endgame Magic shows with Karsten Müller, the Powerplay shows with Daniel King and the "Simon Says" shows with Simon Williams in the ChessBase App video store.

Fabiano Caruana

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