Calculation Training for 1400-1600 players by Robert Ris
The Calculation Training series continues with two volumes explaining the main tactical motifs of our game. Mastering these tactical motifs is essential to deepen your understanding of the game and become a better player. After all, you neither want to overlook the given chances by your opponent, nor blunder yourself!
After a short intro discussing the various themes, it’s your turn to apply your skills. The interactive video format offers 180 exercises in total; some of them involve multiple questions, with solutions, typical pitfalls, and hints as well. In Volume 2 the level of topics will be increased, with themes like eliminate the defender and intermediate moves, challenging you to find a way to set-up the specific tactical motif. In the mix section you will be totally on your own, and various themes are often interwoven and the lines may even be extended by a few moves! Particularly recommended for players who are new to the game and want to learn basic tactical concepts, but also to those who want to brush up their tactical skills!
• Video running time: 4 hours 21 minutes
• With interactive training including video feedback (more than 200 excercises)
Including download & stream for iPad, tablet etc:can be unlocked with imprinted key
About the Author
Born in 1988, Robert Ris is an International Master who has represented The Netherlands in various international youth events. Nowadays his main activities in the Amsterdam area consist of teaching in schools and chess clubs as well as coaching private clients. On top of that, he is also an active online trainer with a number of students from a host of different countries. Robert has made several appearances as a live commentator for prestigious events, such as the Dutch National Championships 2011-2013 and the Tata Steel Chess Tournament in 2013 and 2014.
Minimum: Pentium III 1 GHz, 1 GB RAM, Windows 8.1, 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 / 8 or 10, DirectX10 graphic card (or compatible) with 512 MB RAM or better, 100% DirectX10 compatible sound card, Windows Media Player 11, DVDROM drive and internet connection for program activation.
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