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If you are a beginner, you just have to learn how to defend your pieces from being taken!
DOWNLOAD - Chess: Simple Defense
This is a perfect opening manual that contains a detailed classification. Modern Chess Opening, vol. 3, Sicilian Defense course is aimed at teaching a student much of the opening and middlegame methods and intricacies through a theoretical section which includes 509 games/lectures.
DOWNLOAD - Modern Chess Opening - Sicilian Defense (1.e4 c5) - VOLUME 3
This chess software course is aimed at teaching the student much of the game's strategical methods and intricacies, using a theoretical section which includes over 450 games and lectures.
DOWNLOAD - Chess Strategy 3.0
This training course contains 77,000 mate in one exercises taken from practical games with many pieces on the board. An excellent follow-up to CD Elementary Checkmates I.
DOWNLOAD - Elementary Checkmate - VOLUME II
This course includes more than 2500 exercises for mating in 3 or 4 moves. You will have to use your imagination and precise calculation in order to find a correct way of attacking the king.
DOWNLOAD - Attack on the King - VOLUME II - Mating in 3 or 4 Moves
This course is aimed at teaching a student much of the opening and middlegame methods and intricacies of the Open Games.
DOWNLOAD - Modern Chess Opening - Open Games (1.e4 e5) - VOLUME 1
Modern Chess Opening, vol. 6, Closed Games course is aimed at teaching a student much of the opening and middlegame methods and intricacies through a theoretical section which includes 416 games/lectures.
DOWNLOAD - Modern Chess Opening - Closed Games (1. d4 d5) - VOLUME 6
This training program is designed for teaching children, either in groups with a teacher or at home guided by parents.
DOWNLOAD - Chess Tactics for Beginners - VOLUME 2.0
This course covers a wide range of opening, middlegame and endgame subjects.
DOWNLOAD - Complete Chess Course
Chess Mentor Scholastic Edition is the right program for scholastic and beginning chess players who are learning the rules and basic strategies of the game.
Chess Mentor 3 - SCHOLASTIC Edition
Encyclopedia of Middlegame V course composed by GM Alexander Kalinin is aimed at teaching a student much of the middlegame methods and intricacies through a theoretical section which includes over 500 games/lectures.
DOWNLOAD - Encyclopedia of Middlegame - VOLUME V
Finally a new and improved version of the legendary CT-ART has been released! CT-ART is an indispensable training tool for intermediate players.
DOWNLOAD - CT-ART 5.0
Learn to play chess by learning the opening mistakes and traps that have been discovered over time.
DOWNLOAD - Encyclopedia of Opening Blunders
The course will be useful for the chess players who practice Open Games on either white or black sides.
DOWNLOAD - Chess Tactics in Open Games
This is a course for club level chess players based on a textbook by distinguished Russian chess trainer Victor Golenishchev.
DOWNLOAD - Chess Guide for Club Players
Program include two courses: Chess Tactics for Club and Chess Tactics for Intermediate Players.
DOWNLOAD - Chess Tactics for Club and Intermediate Players
Chess Combinations Encyclopedia is a fundamental program on chess tactics including more than 4000 training examples and exercises classified by more than 100 tactical methods and motifs.
DOWNLOAD - Chess Combinations Encyclopedia
Listen to Chess Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk as she gives instruction on how to play chess for the absolute beginner. Practice what you learn by playing chess against dinosaurs, and watch yourself grow as you progress.
Alexandra Teaches Chess
This course features about 400 exercises with large number of pieces in play. All exercises are taken from actual games. Find the only way to avoid checkmate! This course is for beginners and club players.
DOWNLOAD - Advanced Defense
This is a course for intermediate players. It is based on a textbook by a distinguished Russian chess trainer Victor Golenishchev.
DOWNLOAD - Chess Guide for Intermediate Players
Contains more than 7.6 Million Games from 1560 to October 2018
The Big Database 2019 contains more than 7.6 millions games from 1560 to 2018 in the highest ChessBase quality standard with ChessBase opening classification with more than 100,000 key positions, direct access to players, tournaments, middlegame themes, endgames. The most recent games of the database are from the Middle of October 2018.
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CLEARANCE - Big Database 2019
Regular Price: $64.95
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This course can be rightfully considered the predecessor to the Chess Tactics ART (CT-ART) course written for club and intermediate players.
DOWNLOAD - Chess Tactics ART for Beginners
The best way to improve your chess game is to train yourself on your computer in solving problems from practical games.
DOWNLOAD - How to Win Miniatures at Chess
On ''First Steps in Attack'', Andrew Martin treats the viewer to a selection of classic attacking games, illustrates key points of attacking methods in chess, and lays out a foundation course in the art of attack.
First Steps in Attack - Andrew Martin
Chess is turning into a young mans game. Time limits are faster, sessions last longer and computer databases and playing engines seem to dominate opening preparation. Add the fact that older players often have jobs and families that take most of their time and its no surprise they suffer painful defeats at the hands of spotty youths.
How to Beat Younger Players - Nigel Davies
The acquisition of excellent technique seems elusive to the average player, but on this new ChessBase DVD, FIDE Senior Trainer Andrew Martin shows how to take first steps in the right direction. Hard work, the study of master games and plenty of over the board practice will form the basis of a routine and if you are thinking correctly at the board, the battle is half won. The other half is actually all down to playing good moves and winning more games! This DVD will help you to think in the right way and thus improve your technique. Through targeted guidance and inspiration, a student may get stronger - quicker than they ever could have imagined. This is what the 'First Steps' series is all about. Video running time: 3 hrs 35 min. System requirements: Pentium-Processor at 300 Mhz or higher, 64 MB RAM, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, DVD drive, mouse, soundcard Return Information for Software & DVDs Computer Software and DVDs can only be returned or exchanged if the product is in its original, sealed packaging and has not been installed or used in any way. Once you open the packaging of a Computer Software or DVD title, it can only be exchanged for the same title if the original media is defective. There are NO exceptions to this rule.
First Steps in Chess Technique - Andrew Martin
The Najdorf is one of the most dangerous variations of the Sicilian Defense. Fighting against it 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 Najdorf connoisseurs into nebulas territory where they may quickly lose their way.
E-DVD - Sergei Tiviakov - A Nightmare for the Najdorf
In First Steps in Defence, Andrew Martin treats the viewer to a selection of classic games and lays out a foundation course in the art of defending.
First Steps in Defence - Andrew Martin
This is an enjoyable tour of positional play from which everyone can learn.
First Steps in Positional Play - Andrew Martin
First Steps in Positional Play attempts to equip the viewer with all the information he or she needs to begin to tackle this aspect of chess.
First Steps in Opening Play - Andrew Martin
You love moving the chess pieces, but always wanted to know how to really play? Then this DVD series is just the thing for you.
CHESS FOR NOVICES - Sabrina Chevannes - VOLUME 2
This DVD is for anyone who knows the rules of chess but would like to be able to improve their game with some specific tactics and strategies. It builds on the basic principles of chess that should have already been learnt. However, there is also an introductory chapter for those that may have gaps in this part of their foundation. The main part of the DVD is split into four chapters: Opening – The general principles of the opening are discussed here. No specific opening repertoire is suggested but a guide of how to tackle any opening and come through the first stage of the game in a better position. Middlegame – Some basic tactical devices are introduced such as the pin, fork, skewer and discovered attack. These devices are used throughout the levels of chess and even top grandmaster games are won from a basic device as these. Ending – The basic checkmating technique of the most common endings that occur in novice games are instructed here. These techniques are essential to master before continuing with more complex checkmates. Test – The DVD finishes with a test chapter which consists of 20 exercises based on the information discussed throughout the DVD. Each exercise allows time for you to pause and calculate the answer before the answer is discussed. This DVD is a must for anyone who wants to improve their game, whether they are a junior or an adult. It can be for those who have just learnt the moves or for those who have played for some time but want to consolidate their knowledge. Video running time: 4 hours 15 min. System requirements Pentium-Processor at 300 Mhz or higher, 64 MB RAM, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, DVD drive, mouse, soundcard
CHESS FOR NOVICES - Sabrina Chevannes - VOLUME 1
Sign up for Professor MacDinosaur's chess class. You will grow from a hatchling, fresh from the egg, to a huge dinosaur ready to take on the Tyrannosaurus Rex. The action takes you through different parts of the dinosaur's world from jungles to forests. Here you learn the chess skills that will help you grow enough to defeat the other dinosaurs in battle.
WIN - Dinosaur Chess
Chess Tactics for Intermediate Players is based on a bestseller by the experienced coach Sergey Ivashchenko. It is a sequel to the popular program Chess Tactics for beginners. This program now ships with the new Peshk@ interface.
DOWNLOAD - Chess Tactics for Intermediate Players
The Encyclopedia of Middlegame II was written by GM Alexander Kalinin. The CD contains a course in Typical Plans and Methods in the Most Popular Openings.
DOWNLOAD - Encyclopedia of Middlegame - VOLUME II
Chess Tactics Level 3 is designed for players with a USCF rating of 1600 to 2100. It is a fundamental training program on chess tactics.
Chess Tactics - Level 3
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