2002, CD-ROM, deutsch/englisch
There is also a special training section with more than 1000 exercises for a user to solve as well as 400 training positions to be played against the built-in chess playing program Crafty.
The course is composed by GM Kalinin. The Encyclopedia of Middlegame program contains detailed material on two courses:
- Typical Pawn Structures: Karlsbad, Hedgehog, etc.
- Typical Plans and Methods in the Most Popular Openings: Scotch, Ruy Lopez, Sicilian, Caro-Kann, French, English opening, Dutch, Slav, TS: Catalan, Nimzo-Indian, King's Indian, Gruenfeld, Benko Gambit.
- Several languages supported: English, French, German, Italian, Russian and Spanish.
IBM-compatible PC, 32 Mb RAM, Hard Disk 50 Mb of free disk space, Windows 95/98/2000/NT/ME/XP. CD-ROM drive. No additional software is required.