When you purchase Trends in Modern Openings from Wholesale Chess a DVD/ROM will be sent to the shipping address you select during checkout. If you prefer to receive Trends in Modern Openings via download please click here to go to the ChessBase Shop add Trends in Modern Openings to your cart and choose "Download" as your delivery method when you checkout. Modern tournament practice has virtually surpassed the so-called „opening theory“. Thanks to a wealth of tournament games some openings and lines develop so rapidly that even the ambitious amateur has difficulties to keep his own repertoire updated. But experts help. Ex- FIDE-World Champion Rustam Kasimzhanov is considered to be one of the leading experts in the field of opening preparation. In three World Championship matches he was second of Viswanathan Anand and helped him to successfully defend the title. And with Kasimdzhanov’s help and excellent opening preparation the German team surprisingly became European Team Champion 2011. On this DVD Kasimdzhanov presents highly topical openings and shows their current state of „theory“. From the perspective of a top player he explains why certain openings are played while others more or less vanished from tournament practice. This DVD helps you to remain up-to-date in a number of important and popular openings and provides you with many ideas for your own repertoire. With tips for the Najdorf Variation Caro-Kann the Berlin Defense Ruy Lopez Main Line with 6.d3 Ruy Lopez with 3…g6 Scotch Opening Petroff Queen’s Gambit Declined with 4…Nbd7 Main Line Slav Ragosin Variation and Black Double Fianchetto against 1.d4. More than 20 videos with about four hours running time and interactive test at the end. • Video running time: 4 hourss • With interactive training including video feedback • Database with analysis and 50 selected GM 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.