The outstanding players in the history of chess were dominating their eras in their very individual styles, which was also reflected in the way they tactically concluded their games. Now you have the opportunity to follow in the world champions’ footsteps – with this unique collection of combinations!
IM Oliver Reeh leads you step-by-step through 88 of the most brilliant game conclusions of the world champions — in interactive Fritztrainer format, enabling you to enter the winning moves yourself. If you are stuck, a little hint will give you all the help you need to find the solution. From powerful mating attacks to dynamic middlegame solutions, to tactical finesses with only a few pieces — apart from pleasure, solving all these top combinations will definitely give you a huge boost in your own chess practice!
The selection naturally includes classics like Capablanca’s neat “Petites combinaisons”, Fischer’s amazing victory as a 13-year-old over Byrne (1956) and “The pearl of Wijk aan Zee” (1999), where Kasparov chased the black king across the whole board up to the square d1.
Yet Reeh also presents less well-known masterpieces from the works of the champions – deep, spectacular, stunning, or just beautiful and inspiring. Discover the world champion in yourself, with the finest combinations of the Master Class series (Lasker, Aljechin, Capablanca, Tal, Fischer, Karpov, Kasparov, Carlsen) – all on a single DVD!
- Video running time: 10 h 32 min (English)
- Interactive training incuding video feedback
- Including CB 14 Reader
Born in 1964, International Master Oliver Reeh is working as a freelance translator in Hamburg. Reeh has played in the German Schachbundesliga for many years, winning the title with SG Solingen in 1998 and now being a member of the local club Hamburger SK.
For ChessBase, he is authoring the tactic columns in the ChessBase Magazine and on the website, also anchoring the weekly shows „Tune your Tactics“ and „ChessBase TV“ on the Fritzserver. Strike like the World Champions“ is his first ‚solo DVD‘, more are in the making.
Minimum: Pentium III 1 GHz, 1 GB RAM, Windows 8.1, DirectX9 graphic card with 256 MB RAM, DVD-ROM drive, Windows Media Player 9 and internet connection for program activation.
PC Intel Core i7, 2.8 GHz, 4 GB RAM, Windows 10, DirectX10 graphic card (or compatible) with 512 MB RAM or better, 100% DirectX10 compatible sound card, Windows Media Player 11, DVD-ROM drive and internet connection for program activation.