Every game starts with an opening – and sometimes that is even as far as it gets. That doesn’t have to be the case. With ChessBase Tutorials, you do not need to spend a lot of time getting up to speed. “Openings # 01: The Open Games (1.e4 e5)” is the first installment in a series of five volumes about the fundamentals of chess openings.
In it, experienced tournament players and experts in the individual chess openings tell you what you absolutely have to know in each specific area, which basic plans require to be followed, how to execute them and what traps have to be borne in mind.
In 24 video lectures, Adrian Mikhalchichin, Lawrence Trent, Lars Schandorff and Valeri Lilov show you what you really need to know about the King’s Gambit, the Vienna Game, the Giuoco Piano, the Evans Gambit, the Two Knights Game, the Scotch, the Steinitz and Berlin Defences, the Open Ruy Lopez or the Exchange Variation, the Marshall, the Philidor and the Petroff Defences and many others.
Minimum: Dual Core, 2 GB RAM, Windows 7 or 8.1, DirectX11, graphics card with 256 MB RAM, DVD-ROM drive, 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, DirectX11, graphics card with 512 MB RAM or more, 100% DirectX10-compatible sound card, Windows Media Player 11, DVD-ROM drive, and internet access for program activation.