Download and try a free Modern Chess Opening course: King's Gambit which features both theoretical material and exercises.
Modern Chess Openings, Vol. 7: Other Openings - Software on CD
Modern Chess Openings, Vol. 7: Other Openings
This is a perfect all-in-one opening manual that contains a detailed classification system. The Modern Chess Opening, Vol.7 course is aimed at teaching the student much of the opening and middlegame methods and intricacies of important "Other Openings." The course features a theoretical section which includes 258 games/lectures, each of them illustrating typical plans and methods in the following openings:
- English Defense
- Dutch Defense
- Queen's Pawn Ppening (1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3)
- Benko Gambit
- Modern Benoni Defense
- Reti Opening
- King's Indian Opening
- Old Indian Defense
- Trompovsky Opening
- Sokolskiy Opening
Each opening variation is supplied with evaluations along with the characteristic of key moves. The theoretic material is nicely illustrated by classic games with detailed annotations that demonstrate the principal ideas of each variation for White and Black. In addition, the program includes more than 500 exercises for users to solve, giving refutations of the wrong moves as well as numerous hints to help you find the correct answer.
The material presented here was prepared by Grandmasters Kalinin and Kalinichenko.
System requirements: IBM-compatible PC, 256 Mb RAM, hard disk 100Mb, Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7, CD-ROM drive. No additional software required. English.