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The surprising 3.d3 against the Caro-Kann
We boldly confront the Caro-Kann Defense with the upcoming move 1.e4 c6 2.Nf3 d5 3.d3!? With this highly strategic choice, we disrupt Black’s typical patterns and comfort zones and enter an early endgame full of chances for you.
How to play the Open Sicilian
On this all-new ChessBase video course, IM Andrew Martin introduces you to this exciting world, so that you can begin playing the Sicilian in your own games. The main themes and ideas of the Open Sicilian are discussed.
A practical repertoire for the positional player after 1.d4 Vol.3 - Other Lines
I give promising mainlines for white against all black’s Sidelines to 1.d4 that are engine-proof, easy to learn and can be played almost instantly.
A practical repertoire for the positional player after 1.d4 Vol.1
I give promising mainlines for white against all black’s main replies to 1.d4 d5 that are engine-proof, easy to learn and can be played almost instantly.
Middlegame Secrets Vol.3 - The Career Paths of Bishops
In this video course we will explore in depth some familiar concepts regarding the bishops. For example, everyone knows that a bishop-pair should grant him a positional edge.
A practical repertoire for the positional player after 1.d4 Vol.2 - 1…Nf6
I give promising mainlines for white against all black’s main replies to 1.d4 Nf6 that are engine-proof, easy to learn and can be played almost instantly.
A Supergrandmaster’s Guide to Openings Vol.2: 1.d4, 1.c4 and Sidelines
This video course includes GM Anish Giri's deep insights and IM Sagar Shah's pertinent questions to the super GM. While Vol.1 dealt with 1.e4, Vol.2 has all the openings after 1.d4 as well as 1.c4 and sidelines are covered.
A Supergrandmaster’s Guide to Openings Vol.1: 1.e4
This video course includes GM Anish Giri's deep insights and IM Sagar Shah's pertinent questions to the super GM. In Vol.1 all the openings after 1.e4 are covered.
Rock Solid with the Queen’s Indian Defence
In this video course we’ll have a look at the Queen’s Indian after 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 b6. We’ll explore the ins and outs of the possible White setups against this rock-solid opening.
Master the Sicilian Kalashnikov
Dive into the fascinating world of the Sicilian Kalashnikov variation! We will uncover the secrets of this explosive opening from the very first moves: 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 e5.
Uncovering the Anti-Sicilians: A dynamic grandmaster repertoire against 1.e4 Vol.3
This Fritztrainer offers you the perfect addition to any Sicilian or Najdorf repertoire, and covers all the minor variations that White has tried to avoid the open Sicilian.
Der immergrüne Philidor
Dieser Videokurs beschäftigt sich mit den verschiedenen Zugfolgen, die zu den Hauptstellungen der Philidor-Verteidigung führen, sowie mit den relevanten Abweichungen von Weiß.
The evergreen Philidor
This video course deals with the different move-orders leading to the main positions of the Philidor defence, as well as White’s relevant deviations.
Neutralisiere die Anti-Sizilianer: Ein dynamisches Großfmeisterrepertoire gegen 1.e4 Band 3
Dieser Fritztrainer bietet Ihnen die perfekte Ergänzung für jedes Sizilianisch- oder Najdorf-Repertoire und deckt sämtliche Nebenvarianten ab, die Weiß nach 1. e4 c5 probiert hat, um den offenen Sizilianer zu vermeiden.
Ma�trisez la Variante Kalashnikov de la Sicilienne
<p>Plongez dans l&rsquo;univers fascinant de la variante Kalashnikov de la d&eacute;fense sicilienne apr&egrave;s 1.e4 c5 2.♘f3 ♞c6 3.d4 cxd4 4.♘xd4 e5.</p>
Calculation Training - Sharpen Your Game!
In Calculation Training – Sharpen Your Game! a total of 73 examples have been selected, the vast majority containing multiple questions, and more than 160 questions of varying difficulty.
Improve your Pieces - A system you need to know
In this course, we will learn how to identify passively placed pieces in any given situation and how to improve their health by bringing them into active squares.
A Repertoire against the Queen’s Gambit Declined with 4.Bg5
This repertoire provides White with ideas against any of the Black options after the moves 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3.
How to play the Najdorf
Between 2004 and 2007 the 13th World Champion Garry Kasparov recorded a large 3-volume Najdorf video course. ChessBase is publishing this great classic in a complete edition in the current ChessBase Media format. Look forward to this classic of chess!
Erfolgreich verteidigen
Jeder greift gerne an, jeder setzt den Gegner gerne unter Druck. Doch wenn wir selbst Ziel der gegnerischen Attacken sind, fühlen wir uns unwohl, ängstlich und unsicher. Dabei können wir gerade in der Verteidigung unglaublich viele Punkte retten.
Fortify your defences
International Master Harald Schneider-Zinner shares his experience and knowledge, with the aim of strengthening your chess resistance. He demonstrates numerous methods and defensive ideas and gives lots of psychological tips.
Rook and Pawn vs Rook
In this video course, GM Surya Ganguly joins IM Sagar Shah and drawing from his colossal experience, shares some uncommon endgame wisdom. The material mostly features positions with rook against rook and a pawn, and starts by covering the fundamentals.
Die schönsten Partien der Schachgeschichte
Die großen Momente und die kleinen Anekdoten der Schachgeschichte: wer wüsste besser davon zu erzählen als Dr. Helmut Pfleger? ChessBase präsentiert in dieser „Classics-Ausgabe“ die dreiteilige Serie von Dr. Helmut Pfleger aus dem Jahr 2004 und 2012 – übe
Test yourself in Rook + Pawn vs. Rook Endgames
In the present volume, he brings more positions - many from top-level Grandmaster games - to help you with (a): assessing your understanding of the concepts discussed in Volume 1 and (b): complementing that understanding
Zeitmanagement im Schach
In diesem Videokurs möchte ich Ihnen helfen, mit dem Zeitmanagement während Ihrer Partie umzugehen. Wie man es vermeidet und wie man reagiert, wenn man keine andere Wahl hat.
Time Management in Chess
In this video course, I’d like to assist you with handling time management during your game. How to avoid it, and how to react when you’ve no other choice.
Understanding Middlegame Strategies Vol. 8
In this Video course we deal with the French Winawer. The aim of this course is to arm club/tournament players with middlegame ideas which they can use in their own practice.
Najdorf: Ein dynamisches Großfmeisterrepertoire gegen 1.e4 Band 1
Im ersten Teil der Videoreihe werden wir uns mit 6. Lg5, 6. Le3, 6. Le2 und 6. Lc4 die vier Hauptzüge von Weiß anschauen.
Najdorf: Ein dynamisches Großfmeisterrepertoire gegen 1.e4 Band 2
Der zweite Teil behandelt anschließend alle weiteren Züge, die Weiß schon im 6. Zug probiert hat, allen voran dabei 6. h3, aber auch Züge wie 6. g3, 6. Tg1 und viele mehr.
Master your Technique
Every player must develop the necessary classical knowledge of technical manoeuvres. With this video course I give you the essential knowledge for your own practice.
Najdorf: A dynamic grandmaster repertoire against 1.e4 Vol.2
Scarcely any other opening after 1. e4 enjoys such a good reputation and is so feared by White players. We are of course, talking about the Najdorf Variation of the Sicilian Defence!
Understanding Middlegame Strategies Vol. 7
Let Toptrainer Sokolov show you the ins and outs of middlegames. This course is about the catalan structures vs. semi-slav/triangle setups
Najdorf: A dynamic grandmaster repertoire against 1.e4 Vol.1
In the first part of the video series, we will look at White&rsquo;s four main moves: 6. Bg5, 6. Be3, 6. Be2 and 6. Bc4.
Understanding Middlegame Strategies Vol. 9
In this video course we deal with the French Tarrasch and the isolated Queens pawn. The aim of this Course is to arm club/tournament players with ideas which they can use in their own practice.
The Sharp Scandinavian with 3...Qd6
„Easy to learn and easy to play.“ These are the twin pillars on which the Modern Scandinavian has been built and which club players have trusted and profited from over the past few decades. Here we focus on the sharp 3...Qd6.
Weapons against the Caro-Kann Vol. 2
2.Nf3 d5 3.d3, 2.d4 d5 3.f3 - Fantasy Variation, 2.d4 d5 3.exd5 Exchange Variation
Basic Chess Strategy Vol.1
In this video course you are making your first steps in mastering strategic concepts. Focus will be on Pawns and Rooks in this first volume.
Basic Opening Strategy
In this video course you will learn about basic chess opening strategies, which can help you start your chess game.
Beat the French Defence
The videos deal with the exciting French Advance Variation, starting with 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.e5. Besides numerous sidelines, the main focus is on the two most played systems with 3...c5 4.c3 Nc6 5.Nf3 Qb6 and 5...Bd7.
Französisch besiegen
Die Videos behandeln die spannende Französisch Vorstoßvariante, beginnend mit 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.e5. Neben zahlreichen Nebenvarianten liegt der Hauptfokus auf den beiden meistgespielten Systemen mit 3…c5 4.c3 Sc6 5.Sf3 Db6 und 5…Ld7.
1.Nf3 d5 2.e3 - The Keymer Variation
This video course features the ins-and-outs of the possible setups Black can choose. You’ll learn the key concepts and strategies needed to add this fantastic opening to your repertoire. An easy-to-learn and yet venomous weapon.
The surprising Janowski Variation
Explore the mysteries of the powerful Janowski Variation of the Queen’s Gambit Declined with this brand-new video course!
Power-Strategie  3
Normalerweise wird das Endspiel als eine separate Phase im Schach betrachtet, aber es steht in enger Verbindung mit dem Mittelspiel (und in einigen extremen Fällen mit der Eröffnung). Der Prozess der Vereinfachung in ein Endspiel impliziert eine Reihe von
Maîtrisez la Variante Janowski du Gambit Dame Refusé et surprenez vos adversaires
Explorez les mystères de la puissante Variante Janowski du Gambit Dame Refusé grâce à notre cours vidéo inédit !
Power Strategy 3
Usually regarded as a separate phase of the game, the endgame bears a tight connection with the middlegame (and in some extreme cases, with the opening). The process of simplifying to an endgame implies a series of subtleties and principles, highlighted
Master Advanced Tactics and Calculations like a Super Grandmaster
The Indian chess grandmaster Vidit Gujrathi with an ELO of over 2700 (June 2023) is one of the best 20 players in the world. For the first time, the sympathetic top player presents himself in a video course. Let a world-class player show you tactical moti
The Alekhine revitalised
In this video course Christian Bauer explains the ins & outs of this surprise weapon so that you can add it into your repertoire.
Die neu belebte Aljechin-Verteidigung
In diesem Videokurs erklärt Christian Bauer alle Feinheiten, damiz Sie die Aljechin-Verteidigung als Überraschungswaffe in ihr Repertoire aufzunehmen können.
The Leningrad Dutch Defence
The Leningrad Dutch Defence is a dynamic and aggressive opening choice for Black, perfect for players who want to add some adventure and spice to their repertoire.
Die Taktikschule Band 2
Neben Hinlenkung, Räumung, Figurenfang und Unterbrechung werden häufig übersehende Zwischenzüge und wunderbare Verwandlungen bearbeitet.
Die Taktikschule Band 1
IM Harald Schneider-Zinner hat sechs Motivgruppen von leicht nach schwer aufbereitet, viele Beispiele aus 2022 ausgewählt und mit seinem jahrelang erprobten Trainingsmaterial verknüpft.
Attack like a Super Grandmaster
In this Fritztrainer: “Attack like a Super GM” with Gukesh we touch upon all aspects of his play, with special emphasis on how you can become a better attacking player.
Typical opening mistakes
Avoiding mistakes in the opening and even learning from mistakes is a valuable tool to improve your chess. Ruslan Ponomariov, former FIDE World Champion, demonstrates basic patterns that will help you navigate through the game more easily.
Rechnen & Entscheiden Band 1
Großmeister Michael Prusikin zeigt auf diesem Videokurs Mittel und Wege auf, wie Vereinsspieler unterschiedlicher Spielstärke ihr Denken besser strukturieren können, um in scharfen Stellungen schneller und effizienter richtige Entscheidungen treffen zu kö
Rechnen & Entscheiden Band 2
In 60 Übungsaufgaben fragt der Autor Sie direkt ab. Mittels Videofeedback erfahren Sie, ob Sie die richtige Entscheidung getroffen haben und warum der Zug richtig bzw. falsch ist
Calculation Training for 1400-1600 players
Mastering these tactical motifs is essential to deepen your understanding of the game and become a better player. After all, you neither want to overlook the given chances by your opponent, nor blunder yourself!
Calculation Training for 1000-1400 players
Mastering these tactical motifs is essential to deepen your understanding of the game and become a better player. After all, you neither want to overlook the given chances by your opponent, nor blunder yourself!
Middlegame Secrets Vol.2
Let us explore together how the rooks should enter the game in the early middlegame, how they operate on open files and how they sometimes join a deadly attack, being transferred in front of the pawn chain and many more topics!
Middlegame Secrets Vol.1
Let us learn together how to find the best spot for the queen in the early middlegame, how to navigate this piece around the board, how to time the queen attack, how to decide whether to exchange it or not, and much more!
1.e4! - Ein modernes Repertoire Band 1
In diesem zweibändigen Videokurs präsentiert der Internationale Meister Martin Breutigam ein komplettes, fein aufeinander abgestimmtes Repertoire für Weiß auf Basis des Zuges 1.e4.
1.e4! - Ein modernes Repertoire Band 2
In diesem zweibändigen Videokurs präsentiert der Internationale Meister Martin Breutigam ein komplettes, fein aufeinander abgestimmtes Repertoire für Weiß auf Basis des Zuges 1.e4.
Play the Sveshnikov Sicilian
The starting point of this video course is 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 e5. Rogozenco explains the ins and outs of the mainline and sidelines.
Die Sweschnikow-Variante
Der Ausgangspunkt dieses Videokurses ist 1.e4 c5 2.Sf3 Sc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Sxd4 Sf6 5.Sc3 e5. Rogozenco erklärt die Besonderheiten der Haupt- und Nebenvariante.
Key Concepts of Chess - The Hedgehog
The topic on this video course is the so-called “hedgehog system” which is characterised by at least four black pawns on the sixth rank which we call the “spikes” of the hedgehog.
Richtig Angreifen - Faustregeln für die Praxis
Die meisten Spieler greifen lieber an als sich zu verteidigen. Aber wie geht das richtig? GM Dr. Karsten Müller hat dazu viele Faustregeln und Motive zusammengestellt und schärft dabei auch Ihre Intuition für die Ausnahmen.
Der Prozess der Entscheidungsfindung – Grundlagen
In insgesamt 6 Kapiteln untersuchen wir folgende Aspekte: die richtige Entscheidung anhand taktischer Faktoren, Entscheidungen beim Abtausch & Schlagzügen, komplexe & psychologische Entscheidungen in längeren Partien und bei der Verteidigung.
Making the right decisions in chess – Fundamentals
In a total of 6 chapters, we look at the following aspects: the right decision based on tactical factors, decisions in exchanges and moves, complex and psychological decisions in longer games and in defence.
Gewinnstrategien Band 1: Der Entwicklungsvorsprung
In diesem Videokurs dreht sich alles um das Thema „Entwicklungsvorsprung“: Wie entsteht ein Entwicklungsvorsprung und wie kann man ihn verwerten? Wie kann man den gegnerischen Entwicklungsvorsprung neutralisieren?
How to attack - principles of training
Most players prefer to attack rather than defend. But what is the correct way to do it? GM Dr Karsten Müller has compiled many rules and motifs to guide you, along with sharpening your intuition for the exceptions.
My Life for Chess
Korchnoi presents many of his most brilliant efforts from the years 1949-2005, among them, games against Smyslov, Geller, Tal, Huebner, Karpov, Kasparov, Spassky and Short.
Master Class Vol.15 - Viktor Korchnoi
In this video course, experts (Pelletier, Marin, Müller and Reeh) examine the games of Viktor Korchnoi. Let them show you which openings Korchnoi chose to play, where his strength in middlegames were, or how he outplayed his opponents in the endgame.
Master Class Band 15 - Viktor Kortschnoi
In diesem Videokurs untersuchen Experten die Partien von Viktor Kortschnoi. Lassen Sie sich von ihnen zeigen, welche Eröffnungen Kortschnoi wählte, wo seine Stärken im Mittelspiel lagen oder wie er seine Gegner im Endspiel überspielte.
Understanding Middlegame Strategies Vol. 5
Understanding an opening doesn’t stop after the theory. It’s essential to understand ideas and structures connected to the opening moves. In this video course we’ll concentrate on Rossolimo and Maroczy structures in the Sicilian Defence.
Strategieschule Band 3: Die Kunst der Blockade
Die Blockade - und die Deblockade sind wichtige Ideen, die das strategische Geschehen in einer Großzahl der Partien bestimmen. Der erfahrene Trainer IM Schneider-Zinner erklärt und interpretiert Nimzowitschs Ideen im 3.Band.
Ein Schwarzrepertoire gegen Italienisch
Das Repertoire gegen das Giuoco Pianissimo, das auf diesem Videokurs untersucht wird, gibt Schwarz Methoden an die Hand, um diesem etwas einseitigen Muster zu entgehen und ein solides Spiel in zweischneidigen Stellungen zu erreichen.
Strategieschule Band 4: Ungleichfarbige Läufer
Im 4. Band der Strategieschule erläutert er anhand moderner Partien die Unterschiede zwischen Endspielen und Mittelspielen mit ungleichfarbigen Läufern und zeigt typische Muster und Übergänge.
Tactic Toolbox Italian Game
This video course is intended as a tactical guide for Black, featuring themes such as the tactical abilities of the c5-bishop and the relatively restricted c6-knight, the kingside attack and the fight for the centre.
The Super Solid Slav Defence
We get the Slav after the moves 1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6. This video course will focus on 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.Nc3 and now dxc4, but the white alternatives leading up to the mainline are also discussed in great detail.
A Repertoire against the Italian Game
The repertoire against the Giuoco Pianissimo examined on this video course, provides Black with methods of evading this slightly one-sided pattern, yielding sound play in double-edged positions.
Taktik Turbo Italienische Partie
Dieser Videokurs ist als taktischer Leitfaden für Schwarz gedacht und behandelt Themen wie die taktischen Möglichkeiten des Läufers auf c5 und des relativ eingeschränkten Springers auf c6, den Angriff am Königsflügel und den Kampf um das Zentrum.
Understanding Middlegame Strategies Vol. 6
Understanding an opening doesn’t stop after the theory. It’s essential to understand ideas and structures connected to the opening moves. In this video course, we’ll concentrate on structures in the Ruy Lopez Defence.
The Closed Sicilian
The Closed Sicilian offers White a set of easy-to-understand plans, the chance of a kingside attack and little danger of being outgunned by tactics in the opening.
Sicilian Dragon: The Real Deal! Part 2
Now it’s time to delve into the theory that has shaped this exciting opening over the years. From reasons why once popular variations are no more to coverage of the more modern systems currently deployed by the World’s elite, this two-parter has it all!
Sicilian Dragon: The Real Deal! Part 3
Now it’s time to delve into the theory that has shaped this exciting opening over the years. From reasons why once popular variations are no more to coverage of the more modern systems currently deployed by the World’s elite, this two-parter has it all!
Master Class Taktik - Band 2
In nahezu jeder Schachpartie kommt ein Moment, in dem es ohne Taktik einfach nicht weitergeht. Es ist also eminent wichtig, Taktik richtig zu trainieren - und Master Class Taktik bietet Ihnen dazu das perfekte Werkzeug!
Master Class Tactics - Vol.1
In almost every chess game there comes a moment when you just can't go on without tactics. So it is vital to train tactics properly - and Master Class Tactics offers you the perfect tool for this!
Master Class Tactics - Vol.2
In almost every chess game, there comes a moment when you just can’t go on without tactics. So, it is vital to train tactics properly - and Master Class Tactics offers you the perfect tool for this!
Master Class Taktik - Band 1
In nahezu jeder Schachpartie kommt ein Moment, in dem es ohne Taktik einfach nicht weitergeht. Es ist also eminent wichtig, Taktik richtig zu trainieren - und Master Class Taktik bietet Ihnen dazu das perfekte Werkzeug!
Chess classics – games you must know
As the author explains in the introductory video, knowing the classic games from the past enriches your chess understanding in general, and helps to improve the level of your own games.
Schachklassiker - Partien, die man kennen muss
Wie der Autor im Einführungsvideo erklärt, bereichert die Kenntnis der klassischen Partien aus der Vergangenheit das Schachverständnis im Allgemeinen und hilft, das Niveau der eigenen Partien zu verbessern.
3.h4 against the King’s Indian and Grünfeld
It's a great idea to take Grunfeld and King’s Indian players out of their comfort-zone right from the start! Let’s go 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 first and now play 3.h4!?
Winning Chess Strategies Vol.1
Throughout this video course, we will study how to master sacrifices and the initiative in several aspects: opposite-coloured bishops, the bishop pair, the exchange sacrifice, launching an attack, and the good moment to sacrifice will be covered.
Winning Chess Strategies Vol.2
To improve in the vast terrain of initiative, there’s nothing better than training with well-chosen exercises! This interactive video course will guide you to find the winning move when the initiative is on your side.
Stratégies gagnantes aux échecs - Partie 1
Tout au long de ce cours, nous allons étudier comment maîtriser l’initiative et le sacrifice sous plusieurs aspects.Sujets: Les fous de couleurs opposés, la paire de fous, le sacrifice de qualité, le lancement d’une attaque et le bon moment pour sacrifier
Stratégies gagnantes aux échecs - Partie 2
Pour progresser dans ce vaste terrain qu’est l’initiative, rien de tel que de vous entraîner avec des exercices bien choisis!
Move by move – (how to) get into a master’s mind!
The best way to improve at chess is to carefully study master games, stop at certain positions and think about candidate moves. Doing this on your own can be difficult and tiresome, but on this viddeo course, you will be guided by worldrenowned trainers!
Französisch - Strukturen, Taktik und Pläne Band 2
Dieser Videokurs ist als taktischer Leitfaden für Schwarz gedacht und zeigt die typischen Kombinationen für Strukturen in der Französischen Verteidigung.
Französisch - Strukturen, Taktik und Pläne Band 1
Dieser Videokurs ist als taktischer Leitfaden für Schwarz gedacht und zeigt die typischen Kombinationen für Strukturen in der Französischen Verteidigung.
A Complete Black Repertoire against 1.Nf3 & 1.c4
This video course offers you a complete, clear repertoire for Black against the moves 1.Nf3 and 1.c4. The recommended variations are easy to learn and not difficult to remember, but also pose White serious challenges.
French Structures, Tactics and Plans Vol 1
This video course is aimed as a tactical guide for Black, featuring the most typical combinations for the French structures.
French Structures, Tactics and Plans Vol 2
his video course is aimed as a tactical guide for Black, featuring the most typical combinations for the French structures.
A Complete Black Repertoire against 1.d4
Besides covering all the critical lines after 1.d4 & 2.c4, popular systems such as the Trompovsky, London/Jobava System, Torre Attack, Colle System and Veresov are dealt with as well.
Top Choice Repertoire: Play the French Defence Vol.2
In this two-volume video course former world-champion and startrainer Rustam Kasimdzhanov shows you the ins and outs of this hugely complex opening.
Top Choice Repertoire: Play the French Defence Vol.1
In this two-volume video course former world-champion and startrainer Rustam Kasimdzhanov shows you the ins and outs of this hugely complex opening.
Pawn Structures Vol.2
The idea is to focus on certain themes by means of specific pawn structures. The central question is: how can the pieces be manoeuvred into good positions and what should we then consider? Themes: IQP and Passed Pawn <b>New: now also available as stream!
Pawn Structures Vol.1
In this two-part course the emphasis will be on typical pawn-structures. “Open and half-open files” and “the pawn chain” will be covered extensively on this video course. <b>New: now also available as stream!</b>
Strategieschule Band 1
Im 1.Band der Strategieschule geht es um die gro&szlig;en Fragen. Soll ich eine Stellung taktisch, dynamisch oder positionell behandeln? Wie beurteile ich eine Stellung und vor allem: wie finde ich einen guten Plan?
Strategieschule Band 2
Kaum ein Moment unterscheidet einen starken Spieler von einem unerfahrenen Spieler so sehr, wie der Moment des Abtauschs. Im Schach gibt es tausende Ausnahmen von den Regeln. Trotzdem müssen wir die wichtigsten Regeln und Muster kennen.
Understanding Middlegame Strategies Vol. 4
Studying this video course should greatly improve the viewer’s handling of dynamic pawn positions! As with all my other video courses material here is predominantly aimed at improving players and tournament players.
Understanding Middlegame Strategies Vol. 3
Throughout my playing career I have found the Hedgehog one of the most difficult type of positions to master. The basic aim of this video is to improve understanding of these complex positions and to help tournament players score better.
Calculation Training Booster
In this video course, twenty-nine examples with multiple questions are presented in the interactive format, which is ideal for a range of playing strengths. Step by step you will be taken through the complex positions.
The smooth Scandinavian Defence with 3...Qd8
This video course offers you a complete Black repertoire with 1.e4 d5. Covering all the critical attempts for White to punish Black’s provocative approach, as well as all the relevant minor options on move 2 and 3 for White.
The Hippopotamus system of defence
What is the Hippopotamus system of defence? The idea is that, at the beginning of the game, Black develops within his own first three ranks. He constructs a solid, flexible and hopefully stable position, awaiting events. At the right moment, he will strik
The Scotch Game
Besides in-depth theory and exciting tactical exercises in the Scotch Game, this video course also includes a bonus section on the Scotch Gambit (1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Bc4), a lively variation often leading to very dynamic positions.
Angreifen mit dem Jobava London System
Das Jobava London System, benannt nach dem georgischen Spitzenspieler Baadur Jobava, ist eine Nebenform des Londoner Systems, welches sich prinzipiell in nur einem kleinen Detail unterscheidet - der weiße Springer wird frühzeitig auf c3 etabliert!
Attacking with the Jobava London System
The Jobava London System is a minor form of the London System. White tries to play Bf4 quickly followed by Nc3.
Das Spielertypen Standardmodell
Spielstile im Schach sind ein wichtiges und entsprechend oft diskutiertes Thema. GM Dr. Karsten Müller und GM Luis Engel greifen ein auf 4 Spielertypen beruhendes Modell von GM Lars Bo Hansen auf – und zwar ‘Aktivspieler’, ‘Pragmatiker’, ‘Theoretiker’ und
The Barry Attack
IM Andrew Martin gets you ready to play the Barry in your own games. Players under 2200 will benefit the most. It turns out that after 1 d4 Nf6 2 Nf3 g6 3 Nc3!? d5 4 Bf4 Bg7, White has no less than four dangerous moves, 5 e3, 5 Qd2, 5 Nb5 and 5 h3.
Grünfeld Defence Volume 1 - Systems with cxd5
You are looking for an active answer to 1.d4? Then the Grünfeld Indian is an excellent choice! Not by chance this opening is one of the main weapons of some top grandmasters!
Grünfeld Defence Volume 2 - Systems without cxd5
You are looking for an active answer to 1.d4? Then the Grünfeld Indian is an excellent choice! Not by chance this opening is one of the main weapons of some top grandmasters!
Grünfeld-Indisch Band 1 - Systeme mit cxd5
Sie suchen eine aktive Antwort auf 1.d4? Dann ist Grünfeld-Indisch eine ausgezeichnete Wahl! Nicht von ungefähr zählt diese Eröffnung zu den Hauptwaffen einiger Spitzengroßmeister: Auf diesem Band Systeme mit cxd5!
Understanding Material Imbalances
This video-course focuses on several types of material imbalances, such as Rook vs 2 Minor Pieces, Queen vs 2 Rooks, and Queen vs Pieces.
Grünfeld-Indisch Band 2 - Systeme ohne cxd5
Sie suchen eine aktive Antwort auf 1.d4? Dann ist Grünfeld-Indisch eine ausgezeichnete Wahl! Nicht von ungefähr zählt diese Eröffnung zu den Hauptwaffen einiger Spitzengroßmeister: Auf diesem Band Systeme ohne cxd5!
Calculation Training in Attack & Defence Vol.2
The two Video-Courses offer you the chance to solve 66 exercises with multiple questions. These exercises are presented in the interactive format, which makes them accessible for players of different strengths as we will go through the thought process ste
Calculation Training in Attack & Defence Vol.1
The two Video-Courses offer you the chance to solve 66 exercises with multiple questions. These exercises are presented in the interactive format, which makes them accessible for players of different strengths as we will go through the thought process ste
The Fianchetto Scandinavian
The mainline from the repertoire will start with 1.e4 d5 2.exd5 Nf6 3.d4 Nxd5 4.c4 Nb6 5.Nf3 g6. From there on, the repertoire will be worked out backwards till the second move options for White.
A Catalan Repertoire against Slav Setups
The Semi-Slav, Chebanenko system and the Slav triangle are solid and flexible weapons for Black. The repertoire examined on this Video-Course meets them all in a provocative way.
Ein Katalanisch-Repertoire gegen Slawischstrukturen
Halb-Slawisch, das Tschebanenko-System und die Dreiecksaufstellung sind solide und flexible Waffen für Schwarz. Das in diesem Video-Kurs untersuchte Repertoire begegnet ihnen allen auf provokante Art und Weise.
Master Class Vol. 14: Vasily Smyslov
Smyslov cultivated a clear positional style and even in sharp tactical positions often relied more on his intuition than on concrete calculation of variations. Let our authors introduce you into the world of Vasily Smyslov.
Colle als Universal-System – Ein modernes Repertoire
In 21 Videos erläutert Breutigam die Grundkenntnisse des Colle- Systems, des Colle-Zukertort-Systems sowie diverser Anti-Colle-Eröffnungen – auf dass Anziehende auch gegen Slawisch, Holländisch und andere Verteidigungen gute Antworten parat haben.
A Complete Black Repertoire versus the English, 1...e5
1...e5 against the English is a theoretically sound response with good chances of equality or better in all variations, and in this video series I provide a complete Black repertoire based on this move.
Master Class Band 14: Vasily Smyslov
Smyslov pflegte einen klaren positionellen Stil und verließ sich auch in scharfen taktischen Stellungen häufig mehr auf seine Intuition als auf konkrete Variantenberechnung, wobei er es im Bedarfsfall durchaus verstand, brillant zu kombinieren.
The Saemisch Variation
Beat the King’s Indian and Benoni structures with the impenetrable pawn phalanx g2-f3-e4-d5. Encounter your opponent with sound and fresh ideas in this classical rebooted line of the Saemisch!
How to study Classics
In this video-course Adrian Mikhalchishin discusses "How to study the Classics". Every chess player should have studied games of the past in order learn basics of strategy. This course is a good start!
Angenommenes Damengambit
Das Damengambit (1.d4 d5 2.c4) ist die am häufigsten gespielte Variante einer Damenbauer-Eröffnung. Wann man den Bauern wieder zurückgibt und wie man den Zeitaufwand des Weißspielers am besten ausnutzen kann, erfährt man auf dieser DVD.
Meine Partien gegen die UdSSR-Schachlegenden
Vlastimil Hort hatte als Weltklassespieler Gelegenheit, gegen viele dieser sowjetischen Ausnahmespieler anzutreten und stellt auf dieser DVD Partien und Geschichten der Spieler der goldenen sowjetischen Generation vor.
The flexible Open Spanish
In this opening Black opts for active piece play and is not afraid to fight for the initiative from an early stage. One of the many good features of this opening is that Black is often the side which controls the pace of the game.
The Grunfeld Formula
Naturally, a universal approach using ...Nf6, ...g7-g6 and ...d7-d5 as the base would be very useful for players of all classes, saving time and energy and promising a fluid, dynamic position.
Skandinavisch mit 3...Dd6
Mit nur einer Eröffnung die gewaltige Theorieflut nach 1.e4 eindämmen – dies kann die Skandinavische Verteidigung leisten! Das unorthodoxe Konzept 1.e4 d5 2.exd5 Dxd5 widersteht auch in digitalen Zeiten allen Angriffen.
The flexible Panov
In the Flexible Panov Dutch IM Nico Zwirs will show you how to test Black to the limit in the Caro-Kann. 8 hours of video lessons included!
Der Paulsen-Sizilianer
Mit der Zugfolge e6/a6 wird die Option offengelassen, d5 in einem Zug zu spielen, zudem ist der Ausfall Lb4 eine Option. Konkretes Wissen ist im Paulsen-System weniger entscheidend als die Kenntnis der taktischen und positionellen Motive.
A Black Repertoire versus the Anti-Sicilians
In this video series Pert gives a strong and practical Black repertoire against the Anti-Sicilians such as the Bb5 Sicilian, the Grand Prix Attack, the Alapin and many more, from my years of experience playing the Sicilian.
Practical chess strategy: The Bishop
When it comes to strategy, one of the key things that chess professionals understand much better than amateur players is the role of the bishop which is the key theme on this video course.
Strategie in der Praxis: Der Läufer
Wenn es um Strategie geht, ist eines der wichtigsten Dinge, die Schachprofis viel besser verstehen als Amateurspieler, die Rolle des Läufers, welches das zentrale Thema dieses Videokurses ist.
Beschleunigtes Sämisch 1 - Benoni/Königsindisch
Auf dieser DVD möchte ich Ihnen einen Einblick in die Tiefen dieses strategisch sehr gesunden Systems geben, das Schwarz bereits früh sämtliche Mattfantasien am Königsflügel austreibt. Innerhalb des Komplexes Königsindisch unterteilt sich die DVD entlang
Beschleunigtes Sämisch 2 - Grünfeld
Fans des Grünfeld-Inders werden früh aus ihren gewohnten Bahnen geworfen, der Kampf wird auf das uns bekanntere Terrain verlegt. Die Anti-Grünfeld-Zugfolge 3.f3 gilt daher als genauer denn 3.Sc3 und wird auch von Weltmeister Magnus Carlsen regelmäßig ange
Englisch Taktik und Strategie Turbo
This DVD is a good way to refresh your repertoire as well as to start with the English and get an idea of how to play the opening without learning tons of theory. The tests included on this DVD are aimed at explaining all aspects, actively involving the v
How to play the Ruy Lopez with Qe2
To avoid theory battles in well-known lines against Ruy Lopez (Berlin, Open Variation or the Marshall Attack), Sergey Tiviakov invites you into the world of an extraordinary early queen move for White: Qe2 – elegant, effective and easy to learn!
Sicilian Dragon - Understanding The Dragon
In this first part, the emphasis is on themes and ideas as the viewer is armed with tactical and positional motifs and concepts after 1 e4 c5 2 Nf3 d6 3 d4 cxd4 4 Nxd4 Nf6 5 Nc3 g6.
English Tactic and Strategy Toolbox
This DVD is a good way to refresh your repertoire as well as to start with the English and get an idea of how to play the opening without learning tons of theory. The tests included on this DVD are aimed at explaining all aspects, actively involving the v
Understanding Middlegame Strategies Vol. 1
In this Video-Course we deal with different dynamic decisions involving pawns. The aim of this Course is to arm club/tournament players with fresh ideas which they can use in their own practice.
Understanding Middlegame Strategies Vol. 2
In this Video-Course Ivan Sokolov has selected the material aiming to improve the viewer’s middlegame decision making process and broaden his/her middlegame understanding in general.
Power Play 28 - Taktik-Turbo Königsgambit
Daniel King präsentiert 50 Teststellungen im Videoformat, die alle dem Königsgambit entstammen. Sie zeigen typische taktische Kniffe aus der Eröffnung heraus, in anderen Worten, ein großartiger Weg, die Tricks und Fallen kennenzulernen, die man dem Gegner
Power Play 28 - Tactic Toolbox Kings Gambit
Daniel King presents 50 puzzle positions in video format, all arising from the King’s Gambit. They feature typical tactics from the opening, so this is a great way of becoming familiar with the tricks and traps that you can set your opponent.
Master Class Vol. 13: Tigran Petrosian
Considered a master of prophylaxis, Petrosian sensed dangers long before they actually became acute on the board. In his prime, Petrosian was almost invincible. Let our authors introduce you into the world of Tigran Petrosian.
Der Torre-Angriff nach 1.d4 Sf6 2.Sf3 g6 3.Lg5
Auf der vorliegenden DVD widme ich mich dem Torre-Angriff nach 1.d4 Sf6 2.Sf3 g6 3.Lg5. Im ersten Teil stelle ich die wichtigsten Varianten vor, wobei nach 3…Lg7 4.Sbd2 hauptsächlich zwischen dem Königsindisch-Aufbau (d7-d6) bzw. dem Grünfeld-Aufbau (d7-d
The Budapest Gambit
The Budapest Gambit is an exciting and fun way to play against 1.d4 and 2.c4 – replying with 1...Nf6 and 2...e5. In this video you will learn how to pose problems for White with this fascinating opening.
How to slay the Sicilian Vol.2 - 2...Nc6
Dutch Grandmaster Roeland Pruijssers and International Master Nico Zwirs created a complete repertoire against the Sicilian that is based on the Open Sicilian and that is easy to learn.
How to slay the Sicilian Vol.1 - 2...d6
Dutch Grandmaster Roeland Pruijssers and International Master Nico Zwirs created a complete repertoire against the Sicilian that is based on the Open Sicilian and that is easy to learn.
How to slay the Sicilian Vol.3 - 2...e6 and others
Dutch Grandmaster Roeland Pruijssers and International Master Nico Zwirs created a complete repertoire against the Sicilian that is based on the Open Sicilian and that is easy to learn.
An attacking Repertoire with d4 Vol 3
The variations covered include (3.h4) vs Kings Indian and Grunfeld players. The Dutch, Modern and Pirc and the most critical White variations against many of Black’s other tricky 1st moves such as 1..b6, 1... b5, 1...c5, 1...e5, 1...Nc6, 1...e6 and 1...d6
Fundamentals of Chess Openings
Starting out in chess is difficult, and this DVD aims to reduce that stress. Designed for beginner levels in openings, a brief introduction to the reasons we play some of the most common moves in popular openings like the Spanish and Sicilian is given.
Power Play 27 - King's Gambit
Glorious sacrifices, unexpected tactics and checkmating attacks. The King’s Gambit is one of the oldest and most romantic openings in the game of chess. This DVD contains all you need to know to tackle your opponent.
Fundamentals of Chess Tactics
What’s the easiest way to win a chess game? We all know finding a good tactic in a game can let you win a point immediately. Therefore, Fundamentals of Tactics is an excellent choice for you if you wish to learn how to start finding tactics in your games!
Power Play 27 - Königsgambit
Glorreiche Opfer, unerwartete taktische Kombinationen und Angriffe, die zum Matt führen. Das Königsgambit ist eine der ältesten und romantischsten Eröffnungen des Schachspiels. Diese DVD enthält alles, was Sie brauchen, um ihren Gegner ins Wanken zu bring
The Benoni is back in business
On top level it’s a rarer guest but with this DVD Rustam Kasimdzhanov will turn the tables. New ways and approaches in most lines and countless improvements of official theory will show you how to play this opening at any level with success.
The White Sniper
The White Sniper is characterised by three moves against any black setup: 1.g3 2.Bg2 and 3.c4 though not necessarily in that order. Think of The White Sniper as a Hyper- Accelerated Sicilian Dragon against anything that Black plays.
Spanisch für Eroberer
Im Vergleich zu den Hauptvarianten ist sind bei 6.d3 konkrete Variantenkenntnis weniger entscheidend. Unabdingbar ist es hingegen, die grundlegenden Pläne und strategischen Motive zu verinnerlichen. Eben diese möchten wir Ihnen mit der vorliegenden DVD na
The Benko Gambit Explained
In this DVD, Erwin l’Ami guides you through the fascinating Benko Gambit. As early as move three Black starts a fight for the initiative, a strategy that has proved to be successful in countless amateur and master level games.
Ein klassisches Najdorfrepertoire für Schwarz
Diese Najdorf-DVD ist für Einsteiger wie auch erfahrene Klubspieler geeignet. Pelletier präsentiert ein klassisches Repertoire, welches einfach zu lernen ist.
The Rossolimo Variation
This DVD will show you dangerous new sidelines that are ideal for combatting the Sicilian after 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5, with your author giving you the positional ideas behind less well-trodden Sicilian paths that avoid the main and winding main lines.
Mastering the Sicilian Najdorf
This Najdorf-DVD is suited for the beginner as well as experienced club players. Pelletier presents a classical repertoire that's easy to learn and covers all you need to know about the Najdorf.
The Moscow Variation
This DVD will show you dangerous new sidelines that are ideal for combatting the Sicilian after 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.Bb5+, with your author giving you the positional ideas behind less well-trodden Sicilian paths that avoid the main and winding main lines.
Maîtriser la Najdorf
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A nightmare for the Najdorf
Fighting against the Najdorf is always difficult, but GM Tiviakov demonstrates a very effective way to combat this popular opening. Crafty players take the fight to their opponents on their own terms, and starting with 2.Nc3 you’ll learn how to take Najdo
Caro-Kann Band 1
Hier werden Vorstoßvariante 3.e5, Zweispringerspiel 2.Sf3 d5 3.Sc3 und Nebenvarianten behandelt.
Caro-Kann Band 2
Hier werden Klassische Variante 3.Sd2/Sc3, Abtauschvariante 3.exd5 cxd5 4.Ld3 und der Panow-Angriff 3.exd5 cxd5 4.c4 behandelt.
Mastering Pattern Recognition in the Opening
Pattern recognition is an important tool in modern chess, as it helps you to understand better the characteristics of a position. Particularly when you have been confronted with a surprise opening system played by your opponent, it helps when you can just
Tactic Toolbox London System
On this DVD, Simon Williams shows all the complications in the London System one has to know as White, giving you the tactical tools for a successful practice – the player who knows the typical motifs has an advantage over the board.
The London System with 2.Bf4 Reloaded
Over the last couple of years nearly all the world’s elite grandmasters have been employing the London System, and in this video-course Simon Williams shows what we can learn from their practice. The “Ginger GM“ takes a look at all the latest developments
The London System with 2.Bf4 Reloaded
Over the last couple of years nearly all the world’s elite grandmasters have been employing the London System, and in this video-course Simon Williams shows what we can learn from their practice. The “Ginger GM“ takes a look at all the latest developments
Navigating the Ruy Lopez Vol.1
In this video series, American super GM Fabiano Caruana, talking to IM Oliver Reeh, presents a complete repertoire for White. Contents of volume 1: The Classical Main Lines (Chigorin 9…Na5, Zaitsev 9…Bb7 and Breyer 9…Nb8), Anti-Classical (8.a4), Anti-Mars
Navigating the Ruy Lopez Vol.2
Take the chance and get a complete world-class repertoire for White! Contents of volume 2: Modern Arkhangelsk (6…Bc5), Open Ruy Lopez (5…Nxe4), Berlin Defence (3…Nf6 and 4.Nxe4), Averbakh Variation (6…d6).
Navigating the Ruy Lopez Vol.3
Maybe even the most important of the three volumes for the club player: Here you get sharp weapons for all opponents that try to challenge you in sidelines: Schliemann Variation (3…f5), Smyslov Defence (3...g6), Cozio Defence (3...Nge7 and 3...a6 4.Ba4 Ng
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