This is a perfect opening manual. It features a theoretical review of all the chess openings, which are illustrated by instructive games of the greatest chess players. This compact opening manual contains a detailed classification, which makes it useful to players of any level - beginners, intermediate and advanced players. Each opening variation is supplied with evaluations and characteristics of key moves. The history of the variations' development is described, as well as their current status. The theoretic material is nicely illustrated by classic games with detailed annotations that demonstrate the principal ideas and plans of each variation for White and Black.
There is also a special training section with more than 350 exercises of various difficulty on more than 40 openings.
System requirements: IBM-compatible PC, 64 Mb RAM, Hard Disk 50 Mb of free disk space, Windows 7/XP/Vista, CD-ROM drive. No additional software required.
Encyclopedia of Opening Blunders
– Learn to play chess by learning the opening mistakes and traps that have been discovered over time. The program designed for studying the blunders in more than 40 openings and contains over 1250 instructive exercises of varying difficulty from practical games.
Be ready to trap and avoid being trapped with the Encyclopedia of Opening Blunders!
System requirements: IBM-compatible PC, 32 Mb RAM, hard disk 50Mb, Windows 95/98/2000/NT/XP/Vista/7, CD-ROM drive. No additional software required.