chessbase india logo

New: The French Defence - Structures, Tactics and plans Vol. 1+2

by ChessBase Shop - 20/06/2022

The French Defence is an opening with a marked strategic character, but it also offers rich tactical possibilities to both sides. This video course is aimed as a tactical guide for Black, featuring the most typical combinations for the French structures. The reader is also invited to find combinations delivered by White, in order to become aware of the possible dangers. Enrich your knowledge in the French Defence by learning from top Romanian GM and FIDE Trainer Mihail Marin. He explains everything meticulously which helps players of all levels and strengths to understand the ideas and reasoning with ease. Photo: ChessBase

The French Defence - Structures, Tactics and plans Vol.1 by Mihail Marin

For virtually all types of white combinations, the video course features symmetrical equivalents for Black, but also tests how Black can withstand the White aggression. 41 Games are presented with more than 100 questions to solve. Themes: Tactics involving the h7/2-. g7/2- and f7/2-pawn, the pawn break f4-f5, the counter move g7-g5.

• Video running time: 4 hours 50 minutes (English)

• With interactive training including video feedback

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

The French Defence - Structures, Tactics and plans Vol.2

38 Games are presented with more than 100 questions to solve. Themes: Pawn Chains (e6, d5, c4; e5, d4, b2), The French Isolani and The French Bishop.

 

• Video running time: 4 hours (English)

• With interactive training including video feedback

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

System Requirements

Minimum: Dual Core, 1 GB RAM, Windows 7, DirectX 11 graphic card with 256 MB RAM, Windows Media Player 9, ChessBase 14/Fritz 16 or included Reader and internet access for program activation.

 

Recommended: PC Intel i7 2.8 GHz, 4 GB RAM, Windows 7/8 or 10, DirectX 10 graphics card with 512 MB RAM or more, 100% DirectX10-compatible sound card, Windows Media Player 11 and internet access for program activation.

 

Mac OSX

Minimum: MacOS "Yosemite" 10.10

About Mihail Marin

Born in 1965, GM Mihail Marin has several times been Romanian champion and first made the leap over the Elo barrier of 2600 in 2001. Marin possesses a rare gift for a grandmaster - he is able to explain in readily comprehensible terms the ideas behind moves, variations and positions. This ability is there for all to admire in his contributions to ChessBase Magazine. Marin has written some books which have earned the highest of praise, among which are "Secrets of Chess Defence" and "Learn from the legends". Marin lives in Bucharest and is married to Mariya Marin.


Related news:
New: Understanding Middlegame Strategies Vol.5 + Vol.6 by Ivan Sokolov

@ 15/11/2022 by ChessBase Shop (en)
New: Sicilian Dragon: The Real Deal! Part 2 and 3 by Chris Ward

@ 02/11/2022 by ChessBase Shop (en)
New: Andrew Martin : The Closed Sicilian

@ 20/10/2022 by ChessBase Shop (en)
New: Master Class Tactics - Train your combination skills! Vol.1 and Vol. 2

@ 14/09/2022 by ChessBase Shop (en)
New: Chess Classics - games you must know

@ 27/08/2022 by ChessBase Shop (en)
New: 3.h4 against the King’s Indian and Grünfeld

@ 25/08/2022 by ChessBase Shop (en)
New: Move by move - (how to) get into a master's mind! by Daniel King, Simon Williams and Robert Ris

@ 08/08/2022 by ChessBase Shop (en)
New: Winning Chess Strategies Vol. 1 + 2

@ 28/07/2022 by ChessBase Shop (en)
New: A Complete Black Repertoire against 1.d4, 1.Nf3 & 1.c4 by Robert Ris

@ 06/07/2022 by ChessBase Shop (en)
New: Herman Grooten: Key Concepts of Chess - Pawn Structures Vol. 1+2

@ 14/06/2022 by ChessBase Shop (en)
New: Top Choice Repertoire: Play the French Defence Vol. 1 & 2 by Rustam Kasimdzhanov

@ 08/05/2022 by ChessBase Shop (en)
New: Understanding Middlegame Strategies Vol. 3 + Vol. 4 by Ivan Sokolov

@ 28/03/2022 by ChessBase Shop (en)
New: Robert Ris: Calculation Training Booster

@ 24/03/2022 by ChessBase Shop (en)
New: The smooth Scandinavian Defence with 3...Qd8 by Robert Ris

@ 06/03/2022 by ChessBase Shop (en)
New: The Hippopotamus system of defence by Andrew Martin

@ 20/02/2022 by ChessBase Shop (en)
New: The Scotch Game by Svitlana Demchenko

@ 16/01/2022 by ChessBase Shop (en)
New: The 4 Player Types standard model by Luis Engel and Karsten Müller

@ 28/12/2021 by ChessBase Shop (en)
New: Elisabeth Pähtz - Attacking with the Jobava London System

@ 12/12/2021 by ChessBase Shop (en)
New: Andrew Martin: The Barry Attack

@ 05/12/2021 by ChessBase Shop (en)
New: Markus Ragger: Power openings: Grünfeld Defence Volume 1 + 2

@ 24/11/2021 by ChessBase Shop (en)
New: Svitlana Demchenko: Understanding Material Imbalances

@ 23/11/2021 by ChessBase Shop (en)
Master Class Vol. 8: Magnus Carlsen – new edition!

@ 03/10/2021 by ChessBase Shop (en)
New: Robert Ris: Calculation Training in Attack & Defence Vol. 1+2

@ 15/09/2021 by ChessBase Shop (en)
New: Nico Zwirs: The Fianchetto Scandinavian (1.e4 d5 2.exd5 Nf6)

@ 04/09/2021 by ChessBase Shop (en)
New: Mihail Marin: The Catalan vs. the Semi-Slav, Chebanenko and Triangle

@ 20/08/2021 by ChessBase Shop (en)
New: Master Class Vol. 14: Vasily Smyslov

@ 22/07/2021 by ChessBase Shop (en)
New: Nicholas Pert: A Complete Black Repertoire versus the English, 1...e5

@ 09/07/2021 by ChessBase Shop (en)
New: How to study the classics by Adrian Mikhalchishin

@ 04/06/2021 by ChessBase Shop (en)
New: The Saemisch Variation against the King's Indian and Benoni by Jan Werle

@ 20/05/2021 by ChessBase Shop (en)
New: The Flexible Open Spanish by Sipke Ernst

@ 18/04/2021 by ChessBase Shop (en)
New: Andrew Martin: The Grünfeld Formula

@ 07/03/2021 by ChessBase Shop (en)
New: Nico Zwirs: The flexible Panov – a weapon against the Caro-Kann

@ 03/02/2021 by ChessBase Shop (en)
New: Nicholas Pert: A Black Repertoire versus the Anti-Sicilians

@ 13/01/2021 by ChessBase Shop (en)
The new Fritztrainer - Practical chess strategy: The Bishop

@ 16/12/2020 by ChessBase Shop (en)
New: Mihail Marin - The English Opening - Tactic and Strategy Toolbox

@ 28/10/2020 by ChessBase Shop (en)
New: Chris Ward - Sicilian Dragon: The Real Deal!

@ 14/10/2020 by ChessBase Shop (en)
New: Sergei Tiviakov - How to play the Ruy Lopez with Qe2

@ 06/10/2020 by ChessBase Shop (en)
New: Sokolov's first Fritztrainer - Understanding Middlegame Strategies Vol. 1 + 2

@ 17/09/2020 by ChessBase Shop (en)
NEW: Claus-Dieter Meyer / Karsten Müller: Magical Chess Endgames

@ 09/09/2020 by ChessBase Shop (en)
New: Master Class Vol. 13: Tigran Petrosian

@ 30/08/2020 by ChessBase Shop (en)
Daniel King: Powerplay 28: Tactic Toolbox King’s Gambit

@ 19/08/2020 by ChessBase Shop (en)
New: Simon Williams - The Exciting Budapest Gambit

@ 03/08/2020 by ChessBase Shop (en)
New: Nicholas Pert - An attacking Repertoire with 1.d4

@ 24/06/2020 by ChessBase Shop (en)
New: How to slay the Sicilian Vol. 1-3 + Tactic Toolbox by Pruijssers and Zwirs

@ 13/06/2020 by ChessBase Shop (en)
New: Fundamentals of Chess Openings and Tactics by Qiyu Zhou

@ 27/04/2020 by ChessBase Shop (en)
New: Daniel King: Power Play 27: The King's Gambit

@ 16/04/2020 by ChessBase Shop (en)
New: Kasimdzhanov: The Benoni is back in Business

@ 07/04/2020 by ChessBase Shop (en)
NEW: Charlie Storey: The White Sniper

@ 19/03/2020 by ChessBase Shop (en)
Caruana's "Navigating the Ruy Lopez" - Review by IM Roven Vogel

@ 16/03/2020 by Roven Vogel (en)
NEW: Erwin l’Ami: The Benko Gambit Explained

@ 11/03/2020 by ChessBase Shop (en)
NEW: Mastering the Sicilian Najdorf

@ 21/02/2020 by ChessBase Shop (en)
NEW: Sicilian The Rossolimo and Moscow Variation Bundle by Jan Werle

@ 04/02/2020 by ChessBase Shop (en)
NEW: A nightmare for the Najdorf

@ 07/01/2020 by ChessBase Shop (en)
New: ChessBase Magazine #193

@ 03/01/2020 by ChessBase Shop (en)
NEW: Mastering Pattern Recognition in the Opening

@ 06/12/2019 by ChessBase Shop (en)
New: ChessBase Magazine #192

@ 03/11/2019 by ChessBase Shop (en)
NEW Simon Williams bundle: The London System with 2.Bf4 Reloaded & Tactic Toolbox

@ 30/10/2019 by ChessBase Shop (en)
Niclas Huschenbeth recommends...

@ 06/10/2019 by ChessBase (en)
A new generation of FritzTrainers: for Windows and (now) Mac and iOS!

@ 27/09/2019 by ChessBase (en)
Navigate the Ruy Lopez with Fabiano Caruana

@ 12/09/2019 by Sagar Shah (en)
NEW: Nicholas Pert: Typical Mistakes by 1000-1600 Players

@ 03/09/2019 by ChessBase Shop (en)
8 hours of training material to understand Vishy Anand better!

@ 29/08/2019 by ChessBase Shop (en)
NEW: Christian Bauer: The nasty Nimzowitsch Defence

@ 19/08/2019 by ChessBase Shop (en)
NEW: Sergei Tiviakov: Queen’s Indian Defence – The Modern Approach

@ 31/07/2019 by ChessBase Shop (en)
NEW: Nicholas Pert: A Sicilian Stunner - The Kalashnikov

@ 14/07/2019 by ChessBase Shop (en)