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New: Luis Engel: Najdorf: A dynamic grandmaster repertoire against 1.e4 Vol. 1 & 2

by ChessBase Shop - 21/11/2023

The Sicilian Najdorf is one of the most popular openings after 1.e4 and is part of the repertoire of almost all top players. In two volumes, the young Hamburg Grandmaster presents all of White's answers and shows how Black can aggressively realise his strategic plans. With exercises and tests. To improve your opening knowledge in the Najdorf, you must get this Fritztrainer by this young German GM Luis Engel and enrich your knowledge. Photo: ChessBase

Luis Engel: Najdorf: A dynamic grandmaster repertoire against 1.e4 Vol. 1 & 2

Scarcely any other opening after 1. e4 enjoys such a good reputation and is so feared by White players. We are of course, talking about the Najdorf Variation of the Sicilian Defence! This two-part Fritztrainer offers you a complete repertoire against all possibilities that White has tried against the Najdorf on move 6 - after the initial moves 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6. The Najdorf Variation combines aggressive attacking chess with deep strategic plans, so there is something for every type of player! Ways to achieve a clear opening advantage have yet to be found for White players, so it’s no surprise that the Najdorf is considered one of the best and most played openings.

Volume 1

In the first part of the video series, we will look at White’s four main moves: 6.Bg5, 6.Be3, 6.Be2 and 6.Bc4. In addition, this Fritztrainer contains over 20 positions to play out to consolidate the most important positions from our repertoire. With the Opening App you’re able to test your recollection of the theory shown on this course.

 

• Video running time: 5 hours 9 minutes

• Training with ChessBase apps - Memorize the opening repertoire and play key positions against Fritz on various levels

Sample Video

 

Volume 2

The second part of the video series deals with all the other moves White has tried on move 6. First and foremost: 6. h3, but also moves like 6. g3, 6. Rg1 and many more. In addition, this Fritztrainer contains over 20 positions to play out and tactical exercises to consolidate the most important positions and motifs from our repertoire. With the Opening App you’re able to test your recollection of the theory shown on this video course.

 

• Video running time: 3 h 44 minutes (English & German)

• With interactive training including video feedback

• Training with ChessBase apps - Memorize the opening repertoire

 

Buy Vol. 1+2

System requirements

Minimum:

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.

 

Recommended:

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

 

MacOSX

Minimum: MacOS "Yosemite" 10.10

 

Streaming

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