New: Chess Classics - games you must know
The video course presents a fine selection of 33 classic chess games, played between the 18th century and the beginning of the second world war. Starting with François-André Danican Philidor through to Mikhail Botvinnik, these significant games, played by the greatest players of their times, are treasures of chess history. They are also a part of chess culture, and every aspiring chess player or simply lover of the game of chess, should know them. As the author explains in the introductory video, knowing the classic games from the past enriches your chess understanding in general, and helps to improve the level of your own games. Photo: ChessBase
Chess Classics - games you must know
by Dorian Rogozenco
Most videos represent the carefully selected material from the “Chess Classics” section from the editions 160-209 of ChessBase Magazine, completed with new material made especially for this video course.
Apart from the 33 full games, the author presents a selection of important classical fragments, each of them providing instructive strategic or tactic ideas.
• Video running time: more than 8 hours (English)
• Thematic keywords for training purposes
Minimum: Dual Core, 2 GB RAM, Windows 7, DirectX 11 graphic card with 256 MB RAM, Windows Media Player 9, ChessBase 14/Fritz 16 or included Reader and internet access for program activation.
Recommended: PC Intel i5 (Quadcore), 4 GB RAM, Windows 10, DirectX 11 graphics card with 512 MB RAM or more, 100% DirectX10-compatible sound card, Windows Media Player 11 and internet access for program activation.
Minimum: MacOS "Yosemite" 10.10
About the Author
Dorian Rogozenco was born in 1973 in Moldavia, is today a citizen of Romania. Rogozenco is a strong chess player, who, e.g., qualified for the 2001 FIDE-World Championship 2001, but who at a relatively young age began to favour his activities as an author. Rogozenco is one of the most successful ChessBase authors. In 2000 there was his CD “Sveshnikov System”; then came “The Slav”, “The Dragon 1 and 2” and “The Alapin Sicilian”. This is in fact a list of his specialist fields in which he keeps on producing highly interesting contributions. His books too: “Anti-Sicilians – a guide for Black” and “The Sveshnikov Reloaded” have received high praise in the chess press. Rogozenco lives in Hamburg.