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NEW: Nicholas Pert: Typical Mistakes by 1000-1600 Players

by ChessBase Shop - 03/09/2019

Learning from our mistakes is, of course, crucially important for players of all levels. In the latest video series from Nick Pert, the English grandmaster and experienced trainer tackles common mistakes that are made by players rated between a FIDE Elo of 1000 and 1600.

GM Nick Pert writes:

"After the success of the Typical Mistakes videos aimed at higher rated players, I have decided to focus on mistakes that are made by players rated from 1000-1600. Within the video series there are several chapters, and each chapter comprises a theme for games played between players rated between 1000-1600. Several games are explained and then there are many interactive examples for the viewer to have a go at themselves. Hopefully this will not only help the viewer to improve their own game, but also motivate you to work harder on areas where there may be a weakness."


The chapters focus on key areas such as “Tactics”, “Openings”, “Endgames”, “Attacking” etc. Each chapter will show several games followed by interactive examples. There are also some summary games which highlight several typical mistakes which are made in the same game.

Video Sample

- Video running time: 4 hours 40 min. (English)

- With interactive training including video feedback

- Extra: Further Model Games Database

- Including ChessBase – Reader


GM Nick Pert is a chess grandmaster from England who has regularly played for the England team in Olympiads and European Team Championships. He is a former World U18 chess champion and is well-known for coaching England’s rising junior chess stars.

You can see a bit of his approach to working with students in just this skill range, from our video on a scholastic simultaneous exhibition with British Champion Michael Adams which Nick Pert coordinated earlier this year:

British Champion GM Michael Adams played a simul against secondary school students in central London at the Old Bailey courthouse, organized by GM Nick Pert for the King Edward's School, Witley and sponsored by Oleksiy Chylikin

System requirements:

Minimum: Pentium III 1 GHz, 1 GB RAM, Windows 7, DirectX9 graphic card with 256 MB RAM, Windows Media Player 9 and internet connection for program activation. Recommended: PC Intel Core i7, 2.8 GHz, 4 GB RAM, Windows 7 / 8 or 10, DirectX10 graphic card (or compatible) with 512 MB RAM or better, 100% DirectX10 compatible sound card, Windows Media Player 11 and internet connection for program activation.



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