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New: Harald Schneider-Zinner - Fortify your Defences

by ChessBase Shop - 15/01/2024

Every chess player likes to attack. Every chess player likes to put pressure on their opponent. But when the tables are turned, and we become the target of an attack, we may feel uncomfortable, anxious, and insecure. Yet we can save an incredible number of defensive positions if we know the techniques and rules-of-thumb. As a coach of the Austrian national women›s team for many years and as a certified psychological trainer, International Master Harald Schneider-Zinner shares his experience and knowledge, with the aim of strengthening your chess resistance. So get this Fritztrainer and strengthen yourself. Photo: ChessBase

Fortify your defences

By Harald Schneider-Zinner

Harald Schneider-Zinner demonstrates numerous methods and defensive ideas and gives lots of psychological tips. Topics such as «sense of danger»; «ghosts»; «emergency brake»; «trend»; «on and on»; and many other innovative approaches are discussed in detail.


After studying, you too may be among the chess players who can offer amazing resistance, even in bad positions, and drive the attacker to despair!

• Video running time: 5 hours 10 minutes

• Interactive training including video feedback

• Extra: Training with ChessBase apps - Play key positions against Fritz on various levels

System requirements


Dual Core, 2 GB RAM, DirectX 11, graphics card with 256 MB RAM, Windows Media Player 9, ChessBase 14/Fritz 16 or included Reader and internet connection for program activation.



PC Intel Core i5 (Quadcore), 4 GB RAM, Windows 10, DirectX 11 graphics card with 512 MB RAM or better, 100% DirectX 10 compatible sound card, Windows Media Player 11 and internet connection for program activation.



Minimum: MacOS "Yosemite" 10.10



iPad, Tablet, Desktop, Laptop etc.

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