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.

Aquarium 4.0.7 update with Rybka 4.1 released

We are glad to inform you that Aquarium 4.0.7 update is released.

There are no major visible changes in it. But there are a lot of fixes inside. We were working hard and about a hundred of different fixes were done to provide this release.

Two important issues that were solved are:

  1. Minimax process in IDeA became times faster. This is especaily visible when you operate with a lot of positions (like 100 000 and more).
  2. Game analysis with large time control worked too fast in previous builds and didn’t provide expected quality.

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Special Offers in our Shop

Offers are valid from March, 11th.

  1. Order Chess Assistant 11 Starter, Professional, Mega or upgrade packages and get Internet Game Services 2011 (3000 new games each week) and 2010 for free .
  2. Order any two books costing more than $15/€12 and get a third book of your choice (in the price range of the first two) free.

Amber Blindfold and Rapid tournament 2011

The 20th and final traditional TopGM’s blindfold and rapid tournament in Nice, France will be held from March 11th to 25th.
Players: Viswanathan Anand (India), Magnus Carlsen (Norway), Levon Aronian (Armenia), Vladimir Kramnik (Russia), Veselin Topalov (Bulgaria), Alexander Grischuk (Russia), Vasily Ivanchuk (Ukraine), Sergey Karjakin (Russia), Boris Gelfand (Israel), Hikaru Nakamura (United States), Vugar Gashimov (Azerbaijan) and Anish Giri (Netherlands)

ChessOK will broadcast all games of the tournament

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]

Chess Tactics for Beginners 2.0


Chess Tactics for Beginners 2.0 (on CD, for download) has been released just recently featuring convenient user interface and adding 918 new training exercises.

The training program is designed for teaching children, either in groups with a teacher or at home guided by parents. It covers a lot of ground, starting from the very first steps. There are altogether more than 2200 tactical exercises classified by theme and difficulty ensuring variety and a good understanding of basic tactics.

Dadi Jonsson’s article on CT-ART: Mating Combinations

CT-ART: Mating Combinations is a new training course. The “CT-ART” label indicates that it is a tactics training course, but more importantly that it is of the same quality class as the original and popular CT-ART. The author of this new training course is Victor Khenkin, an experienced and respected chess coach.

As all new training courses, Mating Combinations runs in the Peshka interface as shown in the following graphic.

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