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

New features of Aquarium 2011

There are two articles from Dadi Johnson this month, concerning new features of Aquarium 2011.
Part ONE
Here is presented a coverage of improvements and look a little deeper into how users who prefer infinite analysis can take advantage of IDeA with minimal effort and without the need to study all the options available for automatic IDeA analysis.
Read the whole Part ONE of the article
Part TWO
In this part HTML Export of iBooks and Games is described. The whole article is here: Part two of the article

New Training Software


From Beginner to Club Player is a guide for improvement from the level of beginner to the club player. Course includes over 100 chess topics: methods of playing in opening, middlegame and ending; combinational techniques and basic elements of strategy. There are 500 teaching examples and 700 exercises useful for consolidation of acquired knowledge.

A built-in playing program makes your own additional training possible and provides you with an opportunity to get answers while solving the exercises.


Chess Strategy 3.0 is aimed at teaching a student much of the strategy methods and intricacies through a theoretical section of over 450 games/lectures, illustrating typical plans and methods in the 18 most important strategic themes.

A special training section includes more than 1100 exercises, giving refutations of the wrong moves as well as numerous hints to help you find the correct answer.

Chess Strategy 3.0 also includes a bonus Typical Pawn Structures course. This chess course presents 200 instructive positions with 4 themes such as Karlsbad, Hedgehog, etc.

FIDE World Championship Candidates Matches

The FIDE Candidates matches will be held in Kazan, Russia from May, 3rd to May, 27th. Eight players will compete for a chance to face Viswanathan Anand in a World Championship match.
The first and second round matches are four games with rapid and blitz playoffs if required. The final is of six games.

ChessOK will broadcast all games of the tournament live.

Veselin Topalov - Gata Kamsky 1,5-2,5
Vladimir Kramnik - Teimour Radjabov 6,5-5,5
Levon Aronian - Alexander Grischuk 3,5-4,5
Boris Gelfand - Shakhriyar Mamedyarov 2,5-1,5

Semi-finals:
Vladimir Kramnik - Alexander Grischuk 4,5-5,5
Boris Gelfand - Gata Kamsky 6-4

Final:
Alexander Grischuk - Boris Gelfand 2,5-3,5

Games: Round 1-1 [download PGN], Round 1-2 [download PGN], Round 1-3 [download PGN], Round 1-4 [download PGN], Round 1-tiebreaks [download PGN], Round 2-1 [download PGN], Round 2-2 [download PGN], Round 2-3 [download PGN], Round 2-4 [download PGN], Round 2-tiebreaks [download PGN], Final game 1 [download PGN], Final game 2 [download PGN], Final game 3 [download PGN], Final game 4 [download PGN], Final game 5 [download PGN], Final game 6 [download PGN]

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