Levels 7 - 9 [Rating 1800-2400]
This course was composed by GM Kalinin
It is aimed at teaching a student much of the middlegame methods and intricacies through a
theoretical section which includes over 560 games/lectures
, each of them illustrating
and methods in the following openings: Two Knights' defense, Ruy Lopez (Schliemann and 5...b5
variations), Sicilian defense (Richter attack), French defense (3. e5 and 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bg5 variations),
Caro-Kann defense (3.e5 var.), English defense, King's Indian defense (Classical, Saemisch,
Fianchetto and Averbakh variations), Nimzo-Indian defense, Slav defense (4...dc var.),
Old Indian defense, etc.
A special training section includes more than 530 exercises
for a user to solve, giving refutations of the wrong moves as well as numerous hints
to help you find the correct answer. There are also training 380 positions to be played
against the embedded chess playing program Crafty
. Multiple user profiles are featured
with independent ratings and statistics for each. Printing options are also available.
English and Spanish version are available.
System requirements: IBM-compatible PC, 32 Mb RAM, hard disk 100Mb, Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/8/10. No additional software required.
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