Mikhail Tal – 8th World Champion

The most complete collection of Tal’s games ever compiled. It contains 2,592 games, covering the entire career of the most brilliant attacking chessplayer in history. All the games are thoroughly annotated by GMs Khalifman, Kochiev, Makarichev, Sveshnikov, Yudasin, and Petersburg IMs.

It also includes the biography, the tournament and match records, plus 45 rare photos.

A special tutorial section, “Play As Tal”, includes 260 carefully chosen quiz positions by means of which you can try to find both strong and beautiful moves played by Tal in his games.

While solving, you are shown  refutations of your wrong moves and given hints for you to find the solution if necessary. Your rating is adjusted up or down after each example.

Statistics is stored.

Multiple users are allowed.

The program is supplied with an abridged version of Chess Assistant, and a built-in chess playing programs Crafty and Dragon,


so that

No additional software is required.

English, French, German, Italian and Spanish versions are available.

System requirements:

Essential: IBM-compatible PC, 32 Mb RAM, Hard Disk 60 Mb of free disk space, Windows 95/98/NT/2000/ME/XP, CD-ROM.