Buy 3 chess training programs for the price of 2
Order any two training programs in our online chess shop and get a third training program absolutely free. If your order is more than $120 / €100 Euro, you will get additional present.

New CT-ART 5.0 combines three excellent courses guiding you from beginner to advanced level.

Video Introduction to Chess

If you want to start playing chess, you need to learn some basic rules and concepts first. We offer you a voiced video introduction to chess with examples from classic games. Learn the basics of chess, including rules, terms, notation and typical maneuvers and situations in just 1 hour! An excellent introduction to chess theory for beginners.

You can buy and download now it in our online shop.

Chess Assistant 12 Lite Released!

A new product of the Chess Assistant series has been released. This time a completely free software capable of performing most of the Chess Assistant 12 basic functions.

Follow this link to learn more about Chess Assistant 12 Lite and try it out!

New Articles

New articles by Dadi Jonsson are available in our Articles section:
Chess King with Houdini 2 - an extensive review of Chess King, a new program for chess training and analysis;
Customizing Your IDeA Tree Configuration - learn to customize IDeA Trees in Aquarium.

Wijk aan Zee Tournament 2012

wijk-2012-3The 74th Tata Steel Chess Tournament will be held in Wijk aan Zee Saturday 14th January - Sunday 29th January 2012. 14 grandmasters will play against each other once.

Participants include: Magnus Carlsen (ELO 2835), Levon Aronian (2805), Teimour Radjabov (2773), Veselin Topalov (2770), Sergey Karjakin (2769), Vasiliy Ivanchuk (2766), Vugar Gashimov (2761), Hikaru Nakamura (2759), Boris Gelfand (2739), Fabiano Caruana (2736), Gata Kamsky (2732), Anish Giri (2714), David Navara (2712), Loeak Van Wely (2692).

Watch the games commented by Houdini Aquarium in our Tournaments&Broadcasts section:
Game days: January 14-17, 19-22, 24, 25 and 27-29.
Games start at: 12:30 GMT.

Games: Round 1 [download PGN], Round 2 [download PGN], Round 3 [download PGN], Round 4 [download PGN], Round 5 [download PGN], Round 6 [download PGN], Round 7 [download PGN], Round 8 [download PGN], Round 9 [download PGN], Round 10 [download PGN], Round 11 [download PGN], Round 12 [download PGN], Round 13 [download PGN]

Christmas Offer in Effect till January 25

Dear customers,
The Christmass deal for 25 training programs is still in effect, and will be active till January 25. Both download and CD/DVD versions receive 25% discounts! A perfect opportunity to buy presents for your friends and relatives.
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Chess King Released

ckh2p_dvdChess King, a new program combining today’s strongest chess engine, enormous databases and excellent training potential, has been released.
A professional chess software system, the largest game database available GigaKing, the strongest chess engine in the market Houdini 2, 1500 chess puzzles for all chess levels, a unique random playing mode, and much, much more - all in one package!
You can order DVD versions of Chess King and Chess King Pro in our shop:

  • Chess King with Houdini 2 (DVD) - $89.00 $49.00
  • Chess King Pro with Houdini 2 Pro (DVD) - $139.00 $99.00
  • Or you can buy download versions of Chess King and Chess King Pro:

  • Chess King with Houdini 2 (download) - $89.00 $49.00
  • Chess King Pro with Houdini 2 Pro (download) - $139.00 $99.00
  • New Chess Programs Avalilable

    A new series of training courses in Peshk@ interface has been released! You can either buy them as separate products:

  • Chess Guide for Club Players - $25.00
  • Chess Guide for Intermediate Players - $25.00
  • Chess Tactics in Opening Games - $25.00

    or as one kit:

  • Chess Training Kit - $49.95
  • New Articles

    New articles by Dadi Jonnson are available in our Articles section:
    Sending Games and Position to IDeA - how to have IDeA analyze the position you want;
    Houdini 2 Aquarium - covering improvements in Aquarium, as well as the new Houdini 2.0 engine;
    WBCCC: Victorious With Aquarium - a detailed article about World Blitz Correspondence Chess Championship.

    Study chess online on Chess King Learn! Time-proven training courses, thousands of examples and exercises.

    Start playing right now in your web browser on Chess King Playing Zone! Teams, tournaments, training, analysis and much more!

    7-man Lomonosov Tablebases provide deeper-than-ever insight into chess endgame.

    Download weekly chess database updates (containing 2000+ games) with latest tournaments and games in PGN and Chess Assistant format.

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