Mega Database 2023 - Chess Database Software DVD
The ChessBase Mega Database 2023 is the premiere chess database with over 9.75 million games from 1475 to 2022 in high quality. Packing more than 110,000 annotated games, Mega 2023 contains the world‘s largest collection of high-class analysed games. Train like a pro! Prepare for your opponents with ChessBase and the Mega Database 2023. Let grandmasters explain how to best handle your favorite variations, improve your repertoire and much more.
• Includes Mega Update Service 2023: update your Mega with your ChessBase 17 (or 16/15) program every week with over 5,000 new games. That’s about 250,000 new games by the end of 2023!
• Comfortable design with even more top-level tournaments than ever before!
• Direct access to All World Championship matches, Candidates tournaments, famous historical tournaments and all Olympiads!
• Player lexicon for download with over 650,000 player names and more than 44,000 player photos (only with ChessBase 17/16/15)
System requirements: Desktop PC or Notebook, 2 GB RAM, Windows 11, 10 or 8.1, DVD-ROM drive, ChessBase 17, 16 or 15, Internet access (downloads).
Bonus - ChessCentral's Exclusive Chess Success II DVD
Here you'll find something for every chess player, whether just learning the moves or a highly rated tournament competitor. ChessCentral has gathered everything needed to get you started in the world of chess - take a look:
Chess for Absolute Beginners
ChessCentral presents our 14 part series of beginner chess videos on how to play chess. Narrated by noted columnist Steve Lopez, these videos will teach you how to set up the chess board and move the pieces - and much more.
Play Chess - Have Fun!
Are you ready to begin a lifetime of adventure in chess? Here is your chance to quickly learn the movements of each chess piece, along with the complete rules of our royal game. But that's only the beginning! Next you'll want to conquer that first opponent, and Play Chess - Have Fun! will show you how.
This fine collection has unusual depth and variety for an assembly of just 157 games, yet all the leading players and forms of play are represented. Carefully organized, each game is a wonderful example of masterful chess, with perfectly-timed remarks by Mr. Bird - indeed a classic, and suitable for chess enthusiasts of any rank.
Common Sense in Chess
This e-book records a series of lectures given by Emanuel Lasker, the 2nd World Chess Champion, before an audience of London players in early 1895. Lasker's clear presentation has created a classic and timeless guidebook which has benefited generations of chess players. Anyone who has learned the rules of chess will be amply repaid for his study of Lasker's Common Sense in Chess.
Instructive Positions from Master Chess
Imagine an experienced Grandmaster showing example after example of crushing finishes and narrow escapes, all explained with notes directly on point and delivered in a friendly and engaging style. That's what you get with Instructive Positions from Master Chess.
Art of War
Although Sun Tzu's Art of War was written more than 2,600 years ago, it stands today as the pre-eminent work on military strategy, the most brilliant exposition of armed conflict ever composed. This profound manual was penned in the age of chariots and spears, yet generals and field commanders have relied upon its wisdom throughout the ages. Of course, today's chess player can do likewise!