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New: Robert Ris: Calculation Training for 1000-1400 and 1400-1600 players

by ChessBase Shop - 29/04/2023

The Calculation Training series continues with two volumes explaining the main tactical motifs of our game. Mastering these tactical motifs is essential to deepen your understanding of the game and become a better player. After all, you neither want to overlook the given chances by your opponent, nor blunder yourself! After a short intro discussing the various themes, it’s your turn to apply your skills. The interactive video format offers 296 unique exercises in total; some of them involve multiple questions, with solutions, typical pitfalls, and hints as well. So grab the DVD based on your rating level 1000-1400 or 1400-1600. You can also get both if you wish to improve and become stronger fast. Photo: ChessBase

Robert Ris: Calculation Training for 1000-1400 players

We are starting with basic tactical themes like a double-attack, pin, discovered attack, trapped pieces, interference, and mate on this first volume. Particularly recommended for players who are new to the game and want to learn basic tactical concepts, but also to those who want to brush up their tactical skills!

• Video running time: 6 hours 36 minutes (English)

• With interactive training including video feedback

 

Robert Ris: Calculation Training for 1400-1600 players

The Calculation Training series continues with two volumes explaining the main tactical motifs of our game. Mastering these tactical motifs is essential to deepen your understanding of the game and become a better player. After all, you neither want to overlook the given chances by your opponent, nor blunder yourself!

After a short intro discussing the various themes, it’s your turn to apply your skills. The interactive video format offers 180 exercises in total; some of them involve multiple questions, with solutions, typical pitfalls, and hints as well. In Volume 2 the level of topics will be increased, with themes like eliminate the defender and intermediate moves, challenging you to find a way to set-up the specific tactical motif. In the mix section you will be totally on your own, and various themes are often interwoven and the lines may even be extended by a few moves! Particularly recommended for players who are new to the game and want to learn basic tactical concepts, but also to those who want to brush up their tactical skills!

• Video running time: 4 hours 21 minutes

• With interactive training including video feedback (more than 200 exercises)

 

System requirements

Minimum:

Pentium III 1 GHz, 1 GB RAM, Windows 8.1, DirectX 9 graphic card with 256 MB RAM, Windows Media Player 9 and internet connection for program activation.

 

Recommended:

Intel Core i7, 2.8 GHz, 4 GB RAM, Windows 7 / 8 or 10, DirectX 10 graphic card (or compatible) with 512 MB RAM or better, 100% DirectX 10 compatible sound card, Windows Media Player 11 and internet connection for program activation.

 

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iPad, tablet, smartphone, PC, laptop etc.

About Robert Ris

Robert Ris (1988) is an International Master from The Netherlands, who nowadays is active mainly as an online chess trainer. For ChessBase he has recorded various training DVDs. In his Fast & Furious show on the PlayChess server sharp opening lines are explained sharp for a wider audience. On his personal website you will find out more about his training services.


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