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No hay muchos ajedrecistas de primera fila mundial que disfruten de tanta popularidad en todo el mundo como Alexei Shirov. Ahora les presentamos su primer DVD en español. Como tema del mismo ha elegido la Apertura Española o Ruy López. Y reconoce que en su elección han influido tres motivos: es su apertura favorita, hace una década que adoptó la nacionalidad española y juega en un club de Extremadura, patria de Ruy López de Segura.
Mis mejores partidas con la Ruy Lopez - Alexei Shirov
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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
The exclusive annotated database. Contains more than 4 millions games from 1560 to 2008 in the highest ChessBase quality standard. 62,000 games contain commentary from top players, with ChessBase opening classification with more than 100,000 key positions, direct access to players, tournaments, middlegame themes, endgames.
The Queens Gambit Accepted is one of the classical openings against 1.d4 and has been (is) part of the repertoire of all World Champions.
Queen's Gambit Accepted
The Pirc Defence is a highly flexible and double-edged opening with which Black can avoid premature simplification and go for the full point.
The Colle System is rather a playing scheme than an opening.
This is the position which has been examined by our English author. GM Kosten's very commited work is an exclusive database with ''only'' 942 entries.
The Nimzo-Indian is not only one of the most solid openings against 1.d4, but it also suits the player with Black who is aiming from the start for the full point.
When playing as White, if you do not want to enter sharp opening systems, you would do better to fight against the Dragon by castling short. These specific variations are the theme of Rogozenko‘s CD Dragon 1.
Sicilian Dragon 1
The Sicilian Sveshnikov variation is a increasingly popular line in the Sicilian Defense.
The Nimzo-Indian can well be called the opening of the world champions.
How to Play Nimzo
he French Defense has a proven reputation for adaptability and soundness, and is attractive to the Black player who seeks a complex strategic fi ght in unbalanced positions, with healthy counterplay and many chances to decide sharp battles in his favor!
French w/o Nc3
There is little doubt that, with its numerous sub-systems, the Sicilian Defence represents a powerful challenge for anyone who plays 1.e4.
Sicilian Alapin System
The Modern Benoni is a fighting defence that will suit players aiming for active play rather than patient defence.
The Philidor Denfence 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 combines a number of advantages. The black player has a choice of various types of positions - he can play with or without capturing on d4.
The Meran Variation is an extremely dynamic opening, and its no coincidence that it belongs to the opening repertoire of geniusses such as Kasparov, Kramnik, Anand and Shirov.
The Catalan is an opening in which Black may well be able to obtain easy equality, but in which he frequently draws the short straw in the ensuing positional battle.
The Dragon system of the Sicilian Defence belongs to those openings, which you do not simply play casually, but about which you become passionate.
Sicilian Dragon 2
The variations 4.f3 and the Sämisch, which are presented on this CD, are ideally suited to fight the Nimzo Indian.
Nimzo Indian 4. f3
This excellent CD is loaded with insightful commentary, and includes several introductory texts, video clips, and middlegame theme keys. In addition, the reader will find training keys and trainings tasks for each game.
Winning in 20 Moves
His first CD is intended first of all for players who already have some experience with the Dragon.
Dragon for Experts
The Caro-Kann opening (1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5) is said, possibly unfairly, to be a bit on the tame side.
The Sicilian Dragon is one of the most extensively analysed openings in the entire realm of chess theory.
ABC of the Sicilian Dragon - Andrew Martin
The Scheveningen Sicilian is central to an understanding of all the individual versions of the most popular response to the move 1.e4 - including the related Najdorf system.
Scheveningen Sicilian - Lubomir Ftacnik
On this Chessbase DVD, International Master Andrew Martin will teach you all the nuts and bolts of this fascinating opening, showing you when to duck and when to punch with Black and tackles some of the most critical move-orders of the day.
ABC of the Modern Benoni - Andrew Martin
In his DVD series on Beating the French Vol. 1, Rustam Kasimdzhanov presents a promising White repertoire based upon 3.Nc3.
BEATING THE FRENCH - Rustam Kasimdzhanov - VOLUME 1
The Scotch Game by Nigel Davies is a lively alternative to the Ruy Lopez which has found favor amongst many leading Grandmasters.
Scotch Game - Nigel Davies
Players wishing to play the Dutch Defence must certainly pay as much attention to Anti-Dutch systems as they do to the main line, as it is these very lines that will occur most often at club level.
ABC of the Anti-Dutch - Andrew Martin
1...d6 can be used as a universal defense against every White opening.
1...d6 Universal - Nigel Davies
The Maroczy System of the Sicilian Defence is one of the modern openings where Black attacks the white centre mainly with pieces.
Maroczy System - Sergei Tiviakov
The Czech Benoni has never quite made it to the top of the charts as a reply to 1 d4.
ABC of the Czech Benoni - Andrew Martin
Torre Attack, with 1.d4 followed by 2.Nf3 and 3.Bg5, is a solid and easy to learn opening system with hidden dynamic potential.
Torre Attack - Nigel Davies
The Evans Gambit is ideal as a weapon for all players who wish to learn the art of attack or simply want to improve their results!
ABC of the Evan's Gambit - Andrew Martin
The Accelerated Dragon is much more than just a dynamic yet solid means of countering 1.e4
Accelerated Dragon - Nigel Davies
In his DVD series on the French Defence, Rustam Kasimdzhanov presents a promising White repertoire based upon 3.Nc3
BEATING THE FRENCH - Rustam Kasimdzhanov - VOLUME 2
The ABC of the Caro Kann describes a repertoire for Black which will stand the test of time and the main ideas and themes of the opening are explained in Andrew Martin‘s usual friendly, accessable style.
ABC of the Caro-Kann - Andrew Martin