1. Home
  2. Login
  3. Recent Orders
  4. View Basket
  5. Checkout

Secure payments processed by WorldPay & PayPal

Master Class Vol. 04: Jose Raul Capablanca (PC-DVD)

Master Class Vol. 04: Jose Raul Capablanca (PC-DVD)

Ref: CBDM04

Product type: Software for PC

In stock

He was a child prodigy and he is surrounded by legends. In his best times he was considered to be unbeatable and by many he was reckoned to be the greatest chess talent of all time: Jose Raul Capablanca, born 1888 in Havana.

At the age of 13 he became Cuban champion; in 1909 he sensationally defeated Marshall by 8:1 and was thus catapulted into the world elite. It was only after some time, since only sparse amounts of information made it across the pond, that in 1911 Capablanca achieved well-deserved recognition by leaving the elite of world chess trailing in his wake in San Sebastian. It would however take another 10 years before the Cuban defeated the reigning world champion Emanuel Lasker in their match and wore the crown himself.

On this ChessBase PC-DVD a team of experts gets to the bottom of Capablanca's game. Niklas Huschenbeth presents the openings of the third world champion. Oliver Reeh has assembled a select choice of little combinations (Capablanca’s famous "petite combinaison") and prepared them in interactive format. Mihail Marin looks into Capablanca's strategic performances and finds astonishing parallels in the games of Bobby Fischer. Our end game expert Karsten Müller had a multiplicity of examples from which to choose, since Capablanca liked to liquidate into an endgame, being well aware of his particular strength and creating numerous masterpieces of the art of the endgame. The PC-DVD also contains all of Capablanca's games, many of them annotated and is rounded off by a biographical section, tables and both a tactics and an endgame database.

Features
* Interactive tactics test with video feedback
* All Capablanca’s games, tables, backgroound knowledge, short biography
* "Capablanca Powerbook": The opening repertoirre of the third world champion as a variation tree
* Tactics training with 103 Capaablanca Games; 14 Capablanca endgames, with detailed commentary by Mihail Marin
* An expert team of four international titleholders presents to you strategic masterpieces, exemplary endgame manoeuvres and classic combinations in video format, reviving the famous legend in the history of chess.
* With ChessBase 12 Reader

System requirements:
Minimum: Pentium III 1 GHz, 1 GB RAM, Windows Vista, XP (Service Pack 3), DirectX9 graphic card with 256 MB RAM, DVD-ROM drive, Windows Media Player 9 and internet connection for program activation.
Recommended: PC Intel Core i7, 2.8 GHz, 4 GB RAM, Windows 7 or Windows 8, DirectX10 graphic card (or compatible) with 512 MB RAM or better, 100% DirectX10 compatible sound card, Windows Media Player 11, DVD-ROM drive and Internet connection for program activation.

Published 2015. Video running time: 6 hours (English).

Price:25.99 (Including VAT at 20%)


This product is included in our 10% discount offer for orders of 2 or more qualifying books, software items or DVD videos! (Discount will be calculated in the shopping basket)


Recently Viewed