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New: R B Ramesh: Improve your pieces - a winning system you need to know

by ChessBase Shop - 21/02/2024

One of the most effective ways to improve your chess understanding is to know where your pieces belong and how to adapt when the board situation changes. When there’s no forced tactics, one must formulate a plan for what to do. Instead of looking for a win or advantage, it’s often easier to identify a piece that can improve its position and function. Even improving your worst piece is a simple concept that avoids assessment insecurity. And who better to learn from, than one of the best trainers in the world? RB Ramesh has trained thousands of chess players including the top players in the world. Photo: ChessBase

Improve your pieces - a winning system you need to know

By R B Ramesh

He’s the trainer of rising Indian prodigy Praggnanandhaa, and he helps many improving Indian Juniors attain the highest level. He has carefully selected examples that underline the importance of regrouping your pieces and giving you rules of thumb which are easy to remember.

• Video running time: More than 4 hours

• Instructive examples

• Extra: Database with exercises & Training with ChessBase apps – Play key positions against Fritz on various levels

System requirements


Pentium III 1 GHz, 1 GB RAM, Windows 8.1, DirectX 9 graphics card with 256 MB RAM, Windows Media Player 9 and internet connection for program activation.



PC Intel Core i7 2.8 GHz, 4 GB RAM, Windows 10/11, DirectX 10 graphics card (or compatible) 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.

About the Author

R B Ramesh is an Indian Grandmaster from Chennai who is famous for his Chess Academy “Chess Gurukul”. He has nurtured numerous talents and formed Grandmasters to the very World Elite. His most well-known student is Praggnanandhaa, who is currently no.13 in the World, and will be competing in the Candidates tournament in 2024. You can share in his immense knowledge now in this Fritztrainer series.

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