Houdini 3 Extreme is a revolutionary analysis, database and chess publishing tool, combined with the worldΓÇÖs strongest chess playing engine, Houdini 3. Houdini 3 Extreme offers advanced analysis functions, game commenting, searching, powerful chess trees, playing against the computer, databases, advanced publishing features and much more
The DVD Endgame Turbo consists of 9 DVDs with endgame databases (Nalimov Tablebases). With the help of the Endgame Turbo, all five- and 12 six-piece endgames (including the sophisticated and practice-oriented endgame R, P, P - R) are played with absolute perfection.
Pocket Fritz 4 is the chess program for whenever and wherever you are. The new HIARCS engine, written by Mark Uniacke, is impressive because of its positional play and tactical power. Pocket Fritz 4 is much stronger than the previous version.
No other program in the past years was able to win as many world championship titles as the Shredder technology. The new version, Shredder 12, is stronger than its predecessor with its performance improved by about 100 Elo points.
For 20 years HIARCS has been among the very best chess programs in the world. Ever since its first World Championship success in 1991 HIARCS has maintained its position as one of the world's premier chess playing programs.
The biggest new feature of Fritz 13, the elephant in the living room, is "Let's Check", a revolutionary function that will change the chess world. With it Fritz 13 users can join a world-wide community that are putting together a giant knowledge base for chess.
For years Rybka has been the uncontested number one in computer chess and since its great breakthrough in 2006 the program has won with remarkable regularity one world title after the other. So that this state of affairs will continue in the future, the Rybka-team gathered around programmer Vasik Rajlich has developed a new version which is even better: “Rybka 4 plays more aggressively and more tactically“.
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP - My Path to the Top - Vladimir Kramnik
Born in 1975 in Tuapse on the shores of the Black Sea, Vladimir Kramnik studied at the Botvinnik-Kasparov chess school. At 16 he was included in the Russian Olympiad team and scored a sensational 8.5/9, the best result at the Olympiad.
The Najdorf system in the Sicilian Defense has a legendary reputation as a defensive weapon for Black. It is an opening where people often strive for a full point, instead of simply defending the position with the black pieces.
Are you looking for chess playing software that can give you more realistic evaluations? Do you need a chess program that comes with a simple, easy to use interface? How about smart looking board graphics, with the ability to import and export your PGN files? And naturally you'll need to analyze, animate, annotate and print your games with great chess fonts. Now you can accomplish all that and more with MasterChess 7000.
Encyclopedia of Chess Openings chain is made up of innumerable chains - games. Each game has the precisely defined place in this chain, which depends on estimation of a new move in opening, while the complete value of the book depends on the correctness of these estimations.
Great value for families with several chess players at different levels or players who want to grow their chess knowledge. One CD contains a complete chess library that includes First Lessons and all six Chess Workouts.
On this DVD Alexei Shirov shows that also in the endgame, it is possible to keep struggling for the full point to the very last - if you are creative and ambitious. Because even in objectively quite balanced positions, you can frequently find ways to sharpen up or complicate the fight.
Rustam Kasimdzhanov explains tactics in the most amazingly simple way. In his opinion there are only three elements which are really important and which therefore decide most games: “pins”, “double attacks” and “back rank weaknesses”.
This excellent program for learning chess openings includes theoretical material on every opening, a user-friendly and detailed classification of variations, a quick search option and an option for analyzing games and positions.
During his career he has played the 3.Bb5 system with both colours and he shares with you on this DVD his valuable experience in the form of video lessons which take up a total running time of more than seven hours.
In this, his first DVD, Yasser takes an engaging in-depth look at 22 games he played from the period 1975-1982, explaining his style, strategy and tactics against Larsen, Gligoric, Kortchnoi, Tal, Timman, Karpov and others.
Browse the vast selection of chess software we have to offer. There is chess software available to cover just about any chess related topic or need you could think of. There are many chess programs available to choose from as far as this topic is concerned. There are a variety of chess topics covered including, openings, middlegame, endgame, tactics, database, windows specific, mac specific, and Linux specific. This software is useful if you are an ambitious chess player, and want to continually improve your chess and train systematically to prepare for your next opponent.
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