The Chess Trainer is recognized as a superior method to learn chess with 45 lessons and 1900 exercises. It is particularly suitable for beginners but will also benefit intermediate players and sharpen their skills.
This upgraded Chess Trainer CD includes German, English, Dutch, Spanish, French and Russian languages.
This upgraded Chess Trainer CD is a much improved version of the original version. It has improved and intuitive user-friendly interface. With 400 extra exercises included the upgraded chess trainer has a total of 1900 exercises. Covering 45 subjects from the famous TASC Chess Learning Method this is the perfect way for beginners to learn chess and for intermediate players to improve their game.
Included free on the CD is the fully functional Fritz 9.0 – Fritz Goes 960! This is one of the most powerful chess playing engines ever. Also included is a brief summary of the Chess960 rules (it’s easy and fun!). Next to classical chess, Chess960 is recognized by the International Chess Federation FIDE as the only other official variation on the game of chess. Dozens of Chess960 games are included to help you become familiar with this challenging variation of the royal game. Finally a random Chess960 position generator is included and a free 30 days subscription to Playchess.com.
The DGT Chess Trainer covers all chess rules and essential combinations. With 45 highly interactive lessons this is your personal tutor and private chess teacher.
The lessons start at the very beginning, explaining the board set-up and the rules for moving the pieces. It builds from there, step-by-step, in the tradition of the famous TASC Chess Learning System. The lessons are supplemented by over 1900 exercises. As you learn and work your way through the exercises, it will grade your results, and give you hints and tips if requested. It is a great interactive learning experience!
Step 1: (1) The board and the pieces; (2) The way the pieces move; (3) Attacking and capturing; (4) The pawn; (5) Defending; (6) Check and getting out of check; (7) Mate in one; (8) Mate in one; (9) Castling; (10) The advantageous exchange; (11) The twofold attack; (12) Drawing; (13) Mating with the queen; (14) The pawn: capturing en passant; (15) The notation.
Step 2: (1) Activity and vulnerability; (2) Double attack with the queen; (3) The pin; (4) Eliminating the defender; (5) The golden rules; (6) Mate in two moves; (7) The target: a square; (8) Double attack: knight; (9) Mating with a rook; (10) Double attack: knight, rook, bishop, pawn; (11) Discovered attack; (12) Defending against mate; (13) Short notation.
Step 3: (1) Finishing the opening; (2) Discovered and double check; (3) Attacking a pinned piece; (4) Mate; (5) Pawn endings: the square of the pawn; (6) Eliminating the defender; (7) Defend against tactics; (8) Mini-plans; (9) Draw; (10) X-ray; (11) The opening; (12) Pinned pieces; (13) Mobility; (14) Key squares; (15) Threats.
The upgraded version DGT Chess Trainer installs on the hard disk of your PC.
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Newly designed DGT Carrying Bags to store board, pieces, digital clock and acccessories.
October 02, 2015 by Digital Game Technology
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March 12, 2015 by Digital Game Technology
These high quality plastic chess pieces are weighted and underneath finished with felt.
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The unique Retro Software allows Revelation II users to play against nostalgic chess computers from the past.
October 15, 2013 by Digital Game Technology
The Polgar Deluxe chess pieces and board are selected by Judit Polgar.
December 21, 2016 by Digital Game Technology
A great new Chess Starter Box is available that includes board, pieces and clock.
October 27, 2016 by Digital Game Technology
DGT is proud to add the Official FIDE Chess Set to its range of electronic chess pieces suitable for all DGT e-Boards and Revelation II.
September 26, 2016 by Digital Game Technology
LiveChess 1 was already great but LiveChess 2 will be completely new offering many great new features and possibilities both for tournament use and home use.
July 19, 2016 by Digital Game Technology
The DGT1001 received the Seal of Approval and Editor's Choice Awards from the Family Review Center.
June 17, 2016 by Digital Game Technology
DGT Product Development found a way to increase the weight of electronic chess pieces that adds around 200-250 gram per set.
June 16, 2016 by Digital Game Technology
DGT supports companies with technical expertise to operate as independent service centres around the world.
May 16, 2016 by Digital Game Technology
Great new product sheets are available, one for each DGT product, with description, technical details and packing information. Click here.