When you purchase ABC of the English Opening from Wholesale Chess a DVD/ROM will be sent to the shipping address you select during checkout. If you prefer to receive ABC of the English Opening via download please click here to go to the ChessBase Shop add ABC of the English Opening to your cart and choose "Download" as your delivery method when you checkout. It is easy to understand why the English opening is very popular at all levels from club player up to Grandmaster level. The variations are less forcing and superior chess skill is required to outwit your opponents in the middlegame. In the English white plays 1.c4 and fianchettos the white kings bishop to g2. Like all good chess openings this fights for control of the centre and posts the ‘English Bishop’ on the long diagonal g2-a8. Many people view the opening as rather dull but this is a misnomer-in fact there are many sharp pawn sacrifices and attacking lines which have been found in recent times which give the opening some bite. As such the English Opening is an opening that can suit a wide range of playing styles. Success in the English is based upon understanding the plans and ideas available within this interesting opening. The games in this DVD will provide with exactly that-the armoury to play the English Opening as white with confidence! Includes all of blacks main responses to the English Opening 1.c4: 1) 1.c4 e5 2) 1.c4 c5 Symmetrical English 3) 1.c4 setups against Slav Kings Indian Grunfeld 4) 1.c4 b6 and other minor lines • Video running time: 7 hours • With interactive training including video feedback • Exclusive training database with 58 essential games • Including CB 12 Reader System requirements Minimum: Pentium III 1 GHz 1 GB RAM Windows Vista XP (Service Pack 3) DirectX9 graphic card with 256 MB RAM DVD-ROM drive Windows Media Player 9 ChessBase 12/Fritz 13 or included Reader and internet connection for program activation. Recommended: PC Intel Core i7 2.8 GHz 4 GB RAM Windows 7 or Windows 8 DirectX10 graphic card (or compatible) with 512 MB RAM or better 100% DirectX10 compatible sound card Windows Media Player 11 DVD-ROM drive and internet connection for program activation. Disclaimer: If opened this item may only be returned in exhange for same item. Note: Please contact the developer with any support issues.