DGT Chess Starter Box Red (Pieces, Board, Trainer & Timer)

DGT Chess Starter Box Red (Pieces, Board, Trainer & Timer)

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Premier educational chess set featuring weighted pieces, folding board, Trainer CD and leading DGT Pocket Timer in gift box

The DGT Chess Starter Box Red offers a chess board, chess pieces, an interactive Chess Trainer CD and the feature-rich DGT Pocket Timer all neatly contained in an attractive and sturdy box with magnetic closing lid. It represents exceptionally good value for money both for the home and for astute schools and clubs seeking an affordable complete solution without compromising on quality.

The four-way folding chess board packs away to a small footprint and is made of strong and durable laminated cardboard. The tough and attractive Staunton chess pieces are made of high quality plastic, weighted and finished underneath with green felt.

The Chess Trainer is recognised 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 version of the upgraded Chess Trainer CD includes German, English, Dutch, Spanish, French and Russian languages.

-          Interactive learning

-          Very suitable for beginners

-          Includes Fritz chess playing software

The upgraded Chess Trainer CD is much improved with an intuitive user-friendly interface and many extra exercises. It covers 45 subjects and is the perfect way for beginners to learn chess. It is also suitable for intermediate players to improve their game.

Also included on the CD is the famous Fritz 12 chess software. This is one of the most powerful chess playing engines ever. Fritz 12 comes with 100 days FREE PREMIUM access 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.



Board: Laminated cardboard

Square size: 48 x 48 mm

Pieces: High quality plastic

King height: 86 mm

King weight: 30 grams

Battery type:1 x button cell CR2032 3V (included)

Battery life: Approximately 2 years

EAN code: 8717662821363


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Timing Method / Feature Pocket
Maximum number of players 2
Game Timer options
Move Timer options
One time control only
Time settings
Bonus settings
Delay settings
US delay (USCF)
Maximum time controls with Time settings 1
Maximum time controls with Bonus settings 1
Maximum time controls with US delay 1
Scrabble® options
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