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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 86 - Highly Instructive and Educational Games for the Grand Prix Player
      Catalog Code: DVD0086RM

      On this DVD, Grandmaster Roman and Rybka will give you a thorough understanding of the Grand Prix Attack. Roman has selected a number of typical Grand Prix games, the kind that you might experience in your own games for maximum education value.
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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 86 - Highly Instructive and Educational Games for the Grand Prix Player

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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 88 - Highly Instructive and Educational games for the Accelerated Dragon Player
      Catalog Code: DVD0088RM

      On this DVD, Grandmaster Roman and Rybka will give you a thorough understanding of the Accelerared Dragon for black. Roman has selected a number of typical Accelerated Dragon games, the kind that you might experience in your own games for maximum education value.
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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 88 - Highly Instructive and Educational games for the Accelerated Dragon Player

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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 89 - Highly Instructive and Educational games for Black against the Maroczy Bind
      Catalog Code: DVD0089RM

      On this DVD, Grandmaster Roman and Rybka gives a thorough analysis of games played for Black against the Maroczy Bind. These games have been selected by Roman because they are very typical for those that feature the Accelerated Dragon: Maroczy Bind and extremely insightful for players of all skill levels. You will see the key ideas of the opening integrated in every game.
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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 89 - Highly Instructive and Educational games for Black against the Maroczy Bind

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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 98 - c3 Sicilian Alapin Variation
      Catalog Code: DVD0098RM

      On this DVD, Grandmaster Roman Dzinzichashvili will teach you a powerful, easy-to-learn system for White to play against the Sicilian Defense. With the move 2. c3, known as the Alapin Variation, White has a very clear plan and positions himself for rapid piece development.
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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 98 - c3 Sicilian Alapin Variation

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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 102 - Killing The Sicilian With The Grand Prix Attack
      Catalog Code: DVD0102RM

      One of the most valuable chess game collections ever! Roman's own games feature the most common continuations for Black against the Grand Prix and how to handle them. As White you'll enjoy lots of unexpected crashes and devastating results from your opponent with the Black chess pieces.
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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 102 - Killing The Sicilian With The Grand Prix Attack

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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 104 - Amazing Tactical Possibilities in the Najdorf
      Catalog Code: DVD0104RM

      On this chess DVD Roman covers current high level games in the Najdorf variation of the Sicilian defense. Roman will demonstrate overlooked forced wins for both Black and White right out of the opening.
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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 104 - Amazing Tactical Possibilities in the Najdorf

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      Beating the Sicilian with the Tiviakov Grand Prix - Chess Lecture - Volume 78
      Catalog Code: DVD0078CL

      GM Bryan Smith explores A fresh, relatively unexplored system for white to surprise Sicilian players ! In depth 4 part series that will help you take your opponents outside the book.
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      Beating the Sicilian with the Tiviakov Grand Prix - Chess Lecture - Volume 78

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      An Opening Repertoire for the Attacking Player Lectures 5-9 - Chess Lecture - Volume 81
      Catalog Code: DVD0081CL

      In part 2 of the series IM Valeri Lilov examines a sharp repertoire for both black and white. A complete system you can employ in your own games! Valeri's take on theory is both aggressive and based on sound strategic principles. He examines White e 4 and one good line of play for all of Black's possible responses with the Budapest Gambit. Also, how White can respond to the Budapest Gambit and how to respond to deviations on most of the various openings including with the Grand Prix attack.
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      An Opening Repertoire for the Attacking Player Lectures 5-9 - Chess Lecture - Volume 81

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      The Exchange Sacrifice on c3 in the Sicilian - Chess Lecture - Volume 98
      Hosted by GM Bryan Smith
      Catalog Code: DVD0098CL

      In this DVD Bryan explains the sacrifices with both the Scheveningen "small center" structure of pawns on d6 and e6 and as well as the Sicilian Dragon.
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      The Exchange Sacrifice on c3 in the Sicilian - Chess Lecture - Volume 98

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      The Najdorf Poison Pawn - Then and Now - Chess Lecture - Volume 99
      Hosted by GM Bryan Smith
      Catalog Code: DVD0099CL

      A pawn is said to be poisoned because its capture can result in a positional disadvantage and or the loss of material l. The best known of these is a line of the Sicillian Defense, Najdorf Variation. One of the pioneers of this line was David Bronstein, who tied the 1951World Championship match against Mikhail Botvinnik 12–12.
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      The Najdorf Poison Pawn - Then and Now - Chess Lecture - Volume 99

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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 6 - Rapid and Complete Opening Repertoire for Black
      Catalog Code: DVD0006RM

      Rapid & Complete Opening Repertoire for the Tournament Player - BLACK. Your study time will be cut dramatically as Roman give you the best and most solid responses for Black. Based on his own games Roman recommends solid active lines to meet e4, d4, c4, and Nf3. Your study time will be cut dramatically as Roman gives you the best and most solid responses for BLACK.
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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 6 - Rapid and Complete Opening Repertoire for Black

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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 34 - Mastering The Opening Forum Series - A Repertoire for Black to meet The Queen's Gambit
      Catalog Code: DVD0034RM

      This DVD features..

      * The Contemporary Shield of the Nimzo Indian
      GM Dzindzichashvili continues his coverage of the Nimzo-Indian Defense from Black's perspective, examining systems such as the Saemich Variation (4.a3), the 4.f3 Variation, and important "anti-Huebner" systems such as the Rubenstein (4.e3 c5 5.Nge2), and the Petrosian (4.e3 c5 5.Bd3 Nc6 6.Nge2).

      * The Legendary Shield of the Nimzo Indian
      GM Dzindzichashvili provides the viewer with a solid Black repertoire based on the Huebner variation of the Nimzo-Indian Defense. In this video he also covers (from Black's perspective) coverage of the 4.Nf3 Variation (followed by g2-g3) and the Leningrad Variation (4.Bg5).

      * Ambushed by the Bogo Indian
      GM Dzindzichashvili provides the viewer with a compliment to his Nimzo-Indian repertoire as he shows the viewer how to deal with 3.Nf3 by employing the Bogo Indian (3...Bb4+).
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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 34 - Mastering The Opening Forum Series - A Repertoire for Black to meet The Queen's Gambit

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      Ideas for Nimzo Indian Players - Chess Lecture - Volume 76
      vs 1.c4, then vs 1.Nf3
      Catalog Code: DVD0076CL

      A clear explanation of a plan for black against both the English and Reti Openings.David guides you into Nimzo-Indian type positions against these menacing Flank Openings.Recommended for Beginner - Intermediate Players
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      Ideas for Nimzo Indian Players - Chess Lecture - Volume 76

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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 22 - The Easy Way to Play the Scotch and Giuoco Piano Openings
      Catalog Code: DVD0022RM

      The Scotch & Giuoco openings give White an aggressive tactical repertoire. Roman has revived old lines giving them new ideas. These openings are hard to meet at even the highest level; so sit back and let Roman show you how to get great results with these rarely used openings.
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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 22 - The Easy Way to Play the Scotch and Giuoco Piano Openings

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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 87 - Highly Instructive and Educational Games for the Scotch Player
      Catalog Code: DVD0087RM

      On this DVD, Grandmaster Roman and Rybka will give you a thorough understanding of the Scotch. Roman has selected a number of typical Scotch games, the kind that you might experience in your own games for maximum education value.
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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 87 - Highly Instructive and Educational Games for the Scotch Player

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      Studies in the Dutch Defense - Chess Lecture - Volume 106
      Hosted by GMs Kraai, Perelshteyn, and others
      Catalog Code: DVD0106CL

      The Dutch Defense was employed regularly in the past by Alekhine, Larsen, Morphy and Najdorf. The high-water mark for the Defense occurred in 1951, when both Mikhail Botvinnik, the world champion, and his challenger, David Bronstein, played it in their World Championship match. Not found as often in modern games, but regularly used successfully by GM Hikura Nakamura.
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      Studies in the Dutch Defense - Chess Lecture - Volume 106

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      Studies In: Alekhine Defense - Chess Lecture Volume 111
      Hosted by GM Eugene Perelshteyn
      Catalog Code: DVD0111CL

      Alexander Alekhine a Russian World Chess Champion is often considered one of the greatest chess players ever. He became the fourth World Chess Champion by defeating José Raúl Capablanca, who was widely considered invincible. Alekhine is known for his fierce and imaginative attacking style, combined with great positional and endgame skill. Here Bill shows us four of Alekhine’s stunning games.
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      Studies In: Alekhine Defense - Chess Lecture Volume 111

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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 74 - The Dynamic Catalan An Ambitious Opening Repertoire for White
      Catalog Code: DVD0074RM

      Part of Grandmaster Roman Dzindzichashvilis new Roman and Rybka Perfecting the Opening Series. On this DVD Grandmaster Roman, Grandmaster Eugene Perslystein, and computer chess champion program Rybka, bring you improved lines and novelties in this opening repertoire for White. The Catalan Opening is a very sharp sophisticated positional opening that gives white a Reverse Grunfeld Position with an extra tempo. The Catalan can be considered to be White adopting a combination of the Queen's Gambit and Rti Opening: White plays d4 and c4 and fianchettoes the white bishop on g2.
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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 74 - The Dynamic Catalan An Ambitious Opening Repertoire for White

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      Opening Trends 3 - The Catalan - Chess Lecture - Volume 103
      Hosted by IM David Vigorito
      Catalog Code: DVD0103CL

      In the Catalan opening, White adopts a combination of the Queen’s Gambit and Reti Opening. White plays d4 and c4 and fianchettos the white bishop on g2. A common opening sequence is 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.g3. The Catalan derives its name from Catalonia—a nation inside of Spain. Used by Kramnik three times in the World Chess Championship in 2006, the Catalan has recently gained a good deal of attention by high-level GMs. It was also played four times by Anand in the World Chess Championship in 2010 against Topalov, Vigorito explains that game and others in this DVD.
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      Opening Trends 3 - The Catalan - Chess Lecture - Volume 103

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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 2 - Sacrifices, Tactics & Traps that End Games in the Opening
      Catalog Code: DVD0002RM

      This DVD features the lessons 6-10 of GM Roman Dzhindzhikhasvili's Mastering Chess Series - Sacrifices, Tactics & Traps that End Games in the Opening. Lesson 6: Ambitious Approach to Critical Opening Positions; Lesson 7: Positional Sacrifice in the Opening Part 1; Lesson 8: Positional Sacrifice in the Opening Part 2; Lesson 9: Powerful Tactics in the Opening Part 1; Lesson 10: Powerful Tactics in the Opening Part 2. Roman covers the following openings on this DVD: Caro-Kann, Accelerated Dragon, Queen's Gambit Accepted, English, Advanced French, Scotch Gambit, Gruenfeld, King's Indian Saemisch, King's Indian Four Pawns Attack, Ruy Lopez, Marshall Gambit, Smith-Morra Gambit, Najdorf Sicilian and much more!
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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 2 - Sacrifices, Tactics & Traps that End Games in the Opening

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      KOPEC DVD - Opening Pawn Structures Advanced Concepts - VOLUME 1
      Catalog Code: DVD0005KP

      Tired of memorizing opening variations? Continuing from where his previous video Pawn Structures and How To Play Them leaves off, internationally respected teacher IM Dr. Danny Kopec has created a landmark video in this first of two volumes. This video uses a unique approach Enabling you to improve your opening play. Dr. Kopec will show you how to develop effective middlegame plans based on opening pawn structures.
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      KOPEC DVD - Opening Pawn Structures Advanced Concepts - VOLUME 1

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      KOPEC DVD - Opening Pawn Structures Advanced Concepts - VOLUME 2
      Catalog Code: DVD0006KP

      Tired of memorizing opening variations? Continuing from where his previous video Pawn Structures and How To Play Them leaves off, internationally respected teacher IM Dr. Danny Kopec has created a landmark video in this first of two volumes. Dr. Kopec will show you how to develop effective middlegame plans based on opening pawn structures. Volume 2 covers the Maroczy Bind, the Caro Structure, the Slav structure, Queen's Gambit structures, King's Indian and Benoni structures, and the Nimzo-Indian and French/Winawer-type structures
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      KOPEC DVD - Opening Pawn Structures Advanced Concepts - VOLUME 2

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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 12 - New Improvements in Opening Theory for the Competitive Player
      Catalog Code: DVD0012RM

      This DVD features...
      Accelerated Dragon
      Closed Sicilian with g3
      Bogo Indian 6.Nc3
      Nimzo Indian 4. a3
      Nimzo Indian 4. f3
      Nimzo Indian 4. Qc2
      Nimzo Indian 4. Bg5 Leningrad
      Nimzo Indian 4. e3
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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 12 - New Improvements in Opening Theory for the Competitive Player

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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 37 - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings - PART 1
      Catalog Code: DVD0037RM

      Roman's Encyclopedia of 40 Essential Chess Openings. The core ideas and principles of play of 40 openings are presented and explained in almost 11 hours on 4 DVDs. Roman gives you his preferred lines for white and black, allowing you to play your chosen lines and venture into unfamiliar territory with confidence.
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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 37 - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings - PART 1

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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 38 - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings - PART 2
      Catalog Code: DVD0038RM

      Roman's Encyclopedia of 40 Essential Chess Openings. The core ideas and principles of play of 40 openings are presented and explained in almost 11 hours on 4 DVDs. Roman gives you his preferred lines for white and black, allowing you to play your chosen lines and venture into unfamiliar territory with confidence.
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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 38 - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings - PART 2

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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 39 - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings - PART 3
      Catalog Code: DVD0039RM

      Roman's Encyclopedia of 40 Essential Chess Openings. The core ideas and principles of play of 40 openings are presented and explained in almost 11 hours on 4 DVDs. Roman gives you his preferred lines for white and black, allowing you to play your chosen lines and venture into unfamiliar territory with confidence.
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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 39 - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings - PART 3

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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 40 - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings - PART 4
      Catalog Code: DVD0040RM

      On this DVD Roman, together with Eugene Perelshteyn and assisted by the world's strongest software, Rybka, have re-invented the 3...Qd6 Scandinavian. This opening is the best unexplored and underestimated weapon available for Black in a long time. What makes this opening so inviting is there is not much to learn, easy equality is obtained, and it can't be refuted, while also being rich with tactics and counter play and hidden traps.
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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 40 - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings - PART 4

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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 50 - Unsound Openings and How to Exploit Them
      Catalog Code: DVD0050RM

      On this DVD, Roman will show you how to play against Bad Openings and how to exploit them. Roman will take you through several very instructional bad openings for black and by taking a logical and simple approach you can achieve an advantage. This dvd not only provides excellent lines against the Elephant Gambit , Budapest, Baker Defense, French, Sicilian, Englund and Marshall Gambits but will show you basic ideas behind getting an edge against inferior opening play this will help you to never get caught off guard again
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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 50 - Unsound Openings and How to Exploit Them

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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 56 - Reverse Opening
      Catalog Code: DVD0056RM

      Part of Romans Getting the Winning Edge in the Opening series. On this highly instructional DVD, Roman clearly demonstrates through novelties he created in his own games, how to recognize an opportunity for white to transpose into openings that are played back with the advantages of having an extra tempo.
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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 56 - Reverse Opening

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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 60 - Attacking Gambits and Opening pawn Sacrifices
      Catalog Code: DVD0060RM

      GMs Roman Dzindzichashvili and Larry Christiansen will elevate your understanding of gambit play and how pawn sacrifices can lead to devastating attacks. This DVD will also help sharpen your tactical skills and understanding ideas behind pawn sacrifices.
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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 60 - Attacking Gambits and Opening pawn Sacrifices

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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 65 - The Difference Between Sound and Unsound Ways to Play Sharp Openings
      Catalog Code: DVD0065RM

      On this DVD Roman will take you through several sharp openings demonstrating what happens when you violate the sound and established principles of chess, specifically, becoming too active before completing development. He also goes over the criteria needed to be satisfied before playing sharp continuations, gambits and sacrifices. Roman will help you understand the difference between what is considered sound sharp playable openings and sharp openings to avoid.
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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 65 - The Difference Between Sound and Unsound Ways to Play Sharp Openings

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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 70 - Refuting Previous Sound Opening Lines with Surgical Precision
      Catalog Code: DVD0070RM

      On this DVD Roman, with the help of World Computer Champion Rybka, takes on and refutes popular lines in the French, Caro-Kann and Alekhine Defenses. Roman presented Rybka with some of his creative ideas and came up with lines that were equal or favorable for Black.
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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 70 - Refuting Previous Sound Opening Lines with Surgical Precision

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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 92 - Staggering Novelties that Rewrite Modern Opening Pages
      Catalog Code: DVD0092RM

      Over the past few years, Grandmaster Roman Dzinzichashvili and Rybka have spent countless hours analyzing games of the world's strong players to create an unorthodox and incredible opening repertoire based upon the Sicilian g3, Scotch and Accelerated Dragon.
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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 92 - Staggering Novelties that Rewrite Modern Opening Pages

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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 103 - Winning With New Attacking Lines Against Highly Popular Openings
      Catalog Code: DVD0103RM

      On this very powerful DVD, Roman updates his original crushing lines material Vol. 33. With the aid of Rybka, Roman has created new deadly lines against the Alekhine, French, Caro-Kann and a new Gambit to play against the center counter which Roman created!
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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 103 - Winning With New Attacking Lines Against Highly Popular Openings

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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 116 - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings - PART 5
      Catalog Code: DVD0116RM

      In the 6-Disk Collection of Roman's Encyclopedia of 47 Essential Chess Openings, Roman gives you his preferred lines for white and black that will give you easy and quick to learn lines that provide a clear plan to solve your opening problems.
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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 116 - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings - PART 5

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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 117 - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings - PART 6
      Catalog Code: DVD0117RM

      In the 6-Disk Collection of Roman's Encyclopedia of 47 Essential Chess Openings, Roman gives you his preferred lines for white and black that will give you easy and quick to learn lines that provide a clear plan to solve your opening problems.
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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 117 - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings - PART 6

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