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Sunday, May 11, 2014 12:52
This week celebrates its 7-year-anniversary, and we've got something for you! We're offering a 30% discount on our magazine The Master's Bulletin, which offers 40 pages each month with articles on openings, middlegame and endgame as well as background stories. Isn't that awesome? “Created by masters, the Bulletin is about master's chess...
Icelandic Open: you can still play!
Friday, May 17, 2013 18:33
With the first open Icelandic Championship two weeks away, registered players have already reached fifty. This is the first time in the 100 years history of the tournament that it's open to foreign players. The Championship, which starts on the 31st of May, already features GMs Hannes Stefansson and Stefan Kristjansson along with IM's Gudmundur...
‘Developing Chess Talent’ available as an ebook
Friday, March 08, 2013 9:36
The book Developing Chess Talent is now available as an ebook. The book comprises 256 pages and discusses creating a chess culture, coaching, training, organization and communication. Also included in this title are interviews with grandmasters David Bronstein and Jan Timman, as well as plenty of helpful and practical information. The authors are...
Four more CVO opening bundles added!
Monday, January 21, 2013 17:30
On December 23rd we announced our new product: "CVO Bundles", collections of all analyzed games and annotations in a specific opening that were previously published in our weekly magazine ChessVibes Openings. One bundle contains all material from January 1st, 2009 until present, nicely packed together in a PGN file.  On January 10th we added four...
CVO & CVT: weekly chess training material right in your inbox
Thursday, December 13, 2012 9:46
Our weekly PDF & PGN magazines ChessVibes Openings and ChessVibes Training complement each other wonderfully. CVO helps your understanding of openings and keeps your repertoire up to date, while CVT provides instructive middlegame and endgame lessons, and a column by top GM Anish Giri. Did you know? If you subscribe to both of our magazines,...
CVO 204: The Leningrad Dutch, Fischer's 6.h3 vs the Najdorf and more
Thursday, November 29, 2012 14:04
This week's ChessVibes Openings #204 is, as always, full of the latest opening developments at top level. Game of the Week is Gelfand-Kamsky, played only two days ago (!) in Tashkent and so our editors are covering a hot and fighting defence against 1.d4: the Leningrad Dutch. The other four trends that are discussed: Fischer's 6.h3 vs the Najdorf...
Karjakin-Aronian, Bilbao 2012
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 21:06
You come to the board well prepared, you play the Ruy Lopez and you quickly reach a well known position from the Marshall main line. Then, suddenly your opponent puts his bishop on f4 on move 20 (see diagram). Would you dare to take it? This is what happened to Sergey Karjakin in his white game against Levon Aronian, last week at the Masters Final...
ChessVibes Openings #196: full of wonderful opening ideas
Thursday, October 04, 2012 12:31
Last night we sent out ChessVibes Openings #196 to our subscribers, and it's full of wonderful opening ideas! Come to think of it, that's not so strange with two major tournaments taking place at the same time: the London Grand Prix and the Masters Final in Sao Paulo/Bilbao. It's also no surprise that our editors picked Karjakin-Caruana, Sao Paulo...
ChessVibes Openings #194: the Najdorf & Botvinnik main lines
Friday, September 21, 2012 0:11
ChessVibes Openings #194, published yesterday, is full of main line theory. In just one issue you'll see updates on the English Attack against the Najdorf but also the famous and highly complicated Botvinnik variation of the Semi-Slav. And what about the 8.Rb1 line in the Exchange Grünfeld, or the Open Catalan? Game of the Week is Ivan Cheparinov'...
ChessVibes Openings #193: an issue full of Olympiad action!
Thursday, September 13, 2012 14:13
This week's issue of our weekly PDF & PGN magazine ChessVibes Openings is one that's full of action. The Game of the Week in #193 is the wonderful game played by Vassily Ivanchuk against Wang Hao in the last round of the Olympiad. As always our editors look at the theoretical relevance and analyze the game in full. Other lines that are covered...