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    How to Combat Rare Lines as Black - Sergei Tiviakov
    Opening
    Catalog Code: WIN0398CB

    The author has very often been asked by his students - what should I do against rarely played lines and openings? This DVD is aimed at answering that question... A complete repertoire for Black is set out to be used against moves such as 1.Nf3, 1.f4, 1.g3, 1.Nc3, 1.b3, 1.b4 and 1.g4. The author uses content from his own notebooks to provide a full explanation of how to proceed. Important chess principles are explained which help the student tackle the unknown!
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    How to Combat Rare Lines as Black - Sergei Tiviakov

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    The True Value of Pieces - Dejan Bojkov
    Strategy
    Catalog Code: WIN0399CB

    Queen against two rooks or three minor pieces, as well as a rook plus pawn vs two minor pieces - these are typical constellations where the material is unbalanced. In our first steps in chess we are taught about the nominal value of the pieces. The queen is equal to nine pawns; a rook to five, a minor piece is worth three pawns. This is a common sense solution aimed at teaching the beginner a system of values so that he or she does not trade a more valuable piece for a less good one. Later however, situations occur in games in which one side can trade two minor pieces (six pawns) for a rook and a pawn (also six pawns). Theoretically speaking, this should result in an equal position, but in reality one of the two sides will profit from the exchange.
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    The True Value of Pieces - Dejan Bojkov

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    How to Play the Sicilian Defence! - Elisabeth Pahtz
    Opening
    Catalog Code: WIN0403CB

    The Sicilian Defense is an old but nevertheless very modern opening. The continuous stream of new ideas in the Sicilian makes 1..c5 the most popular answer to 1.e4. On this DVD I do give an introduction to the most important Sicilian systems. However, the focus lies not on memorizing variations. Instead, I present some of my own games to show typical plans and strategies and to indicate typical and important tactical motifs, which can be used in various systems.
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    How to Play the Sicilian Defence! - Elisabeth Pahtz

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    The Tactic Toolbox - Ruy Lopez / Spanish - Sam Collins
    Catalog Code: WIN0404CB

    In this DVD, the viewer is invited to solve over 60 puzzles in Chessbase’s new interactive Question & Answer format. All positions are from the Ruy Lopez and have been carefully selected to illustrate the most important recurring tactical themes throughout this opening, one of the most important in modern chess.
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    The Tactic Toolbox - Ruy Lopez / Spanish - Sam Collins

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    The Modern Grand Prix Attack - Lawrence Trent
    Catalog Code: WIN0410CB

    The Grand Prix Attack is one of White’s most enterprising weapons against the Sicilian Defence, and a favourite among club players and Grandmasters alike. This is an opening that must be treated with both caution and respect. Over the past few years Grandmaster Gawain Jones, arguably the world’s leading expert on the variation, has used the Grand Prix Attack to defeat a number of world class opponents, which demonstrates that underestimating its potential can cause casualties even at the highest level.
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    The Modern Grand Prix Attack - Lawrence Trent

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    Queen's Gambit Declined - D'Costa & Murphy
    Catalog Code: WIN0409CB

    The Queens Gambit Declined (known as the ‘QGD’) is the “Mr. Reliable” of responses to 1.d4. A favourite of many of the world champions, both past and present, its reputation has never been called into question.
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    Queen's Gambit Declined - D'Costa & Murphy

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    Improve your Chess with Tania Sachdev
    Catalog Code: WIN0416CB

    Even less-experienced chess players have learnt how to develop their pieces in the opening or even know certain opening variations by heart. But when the middlegame starts, they don’t know how to judge positions and develop their play – and their chess stagnates.
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    Improve your Chess with Tania Sachdev

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    Mating Patterns - Maurice Ashley
    Catalog Code: WIN0423CB

    Mating patterns are the essence of attacking chess. By mastering the typical set-ups, a player can begin to sense when a mating idea is present and to finish off games beautifully and effectively. On this DVD, Grandmaster and world renowned commentator Maurice Ashley reviews some of the more interesting patterns with examples meant to educate and entertain.
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    Mating Patterns - Maurice Ashley

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    Improve Your Chess Tactics with Tania Sachdev
    Catalog Code: WIN0435CB

    My first chess DVD focused on various strategic middlegame themes and concepts, but in this second installment, the focus is on tactics – for after all, strategy and tactics go hand in hand, and playing strategically often leads to a resounding combinative finish. But for that to happen, you have to be able to build up positions through which tactics can flow – and this is exactly what I have illustrated on the DVD with a number of examples. The aim of this course is to help you understand how you to make tactical opportunities arise as w ell as to sharpen your tactical vision - these selected lectures will help to foster your overall tactical understanding. You can never spend too little time solving combinations and studies to improve your calculating abilities!“
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    Improve Your Chess Tactics with Tania Sachdev

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    Tactic Toolbox Scheveningen - Lubomir Ftacnik
    Catalog Code: WIN0433CB

    Lubomir Ftacnik complements his popular Scheveningen DVD with fresh material for training tactical themes. The world’s most popular opening, the Sicilian defense (played in more than 50% of all games!) rises and falls with attack, fantasy and combinations. The ability to spot a tactical opportunity, calculate variations and choose the best line decides the game in sharp Sicilian positions and, even on its own, is a skill worth having.
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    Tactic Toolbox Scheveningen - Lubomir Ftacnik

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    First Steps in Pawn Structures - Andrew Martin
    Catalog Code: WIN0436CB

    Understanding how to use pawns and how to handle different pawn structures are important topics for young or improving players to consider. On this new ChessBase DVD, IM and FIDE Senior Trainer Andrew Martin investigates the notion that ‘pawns are the soul of chess’ and tries to explain exactly what this means. The effective use of pawns in the opening leads to the correct development of the pieces and a good game springs naturally from there. The pawn structure must be considered throughout the game and this is something that Martin also touches upon. The viewer will be treated to a tour of excellent games, both old and new, many from the period 2012-2014, which highlight key ideas about the correct use of pawns and from which one cannot fail to improve one’s technique. Thus this DVD is ideal for players below 1800 or indeed ambitious players of any level.
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    First Steps in Pawn Structures - Andrew Martin

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    Dvoretsky Endgame Manual
    Catalog Code: WIN0047CB

    Russian International Master Mark Dvoretsky is perhaps the most respected chess instructor in the world today. His latest work, Dvoretsky's Endgame Manual, is sure to become a classic on one of the most difficult and subtle phases in chess.
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    Dvoretsky Endgame Manual

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    Facing the World Champions - Vlastimil Hort
    Catalog Code: WIN0036CB

    During his career, Vlastimil Hort, who himself belongs to the same generation as Bobby Fischer, met no less than eight world champions over the board.
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    Facing the World Champions - Vlastimil Hort

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    Path to Tactical Strength - Rustam Kasimdzhanov
    Catalog Code: WIN0037CB

    Despite the fact that many books have been written on tactics in chess, many players still find it extremely difficult to recognize tactical patterns and calculate ensuing lines. With this disk the author not only gives a large number of examples of the most different kind, trying to cover as many ideas as possible, but also suggests a method which will greatly help you to see various tactical motives and systemize your calculation.
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    Path to Tactical Strength - Rustam Kasimdzhanov

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    Basic Positional Ideas - Jacob Aagaard
    Catalog Code: WIN0038CB

    One of the basic fundamentals of chess is positional chess Material can be won or lost and advantages gained by tactical measures, but first you have to achieve the desired position on your board.
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    Basic Positional Ideas - Jacob Aagaard

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    POWER PLAY - Mating Patterns - Daniel King - VOLUME 1
    Catalog Code: WIN0046CB

    You think you have seen enough checkmating combinations? I find it staggering how many checkmates are missed (by both sides) in games by the top players, let alone by us mortals. Recognizing the early outlines of mating patterns is a vital skill, not just for an attacker, but for a defender too.
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    POWER PLAY - Mating Patterns - Daniel King - VOLUME 1

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    CHESS ENDGAMES - Strategical Endgames - Karsten Muller - VOLUME 4
    Catalog Code: WIN0049CB

    In the fourth volume of the endgame series a lot of themes with more material are included, such as rook and minor piece versus rook (and minor piece), rook versus two minor pieces, double rook endings, queen and knight versus queen and bishop, the bishop pair and other endgame principles.
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    CHESS ENDGAMES - Strategical Endgames - Karsten Muller - VOLUME 4

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    CHESS ENDGAMES - Basic Knowledge for Beginners - Karsten Muller - VOLUME 1
    Catalog Code: WIN0051CB

    Basic Knowledge for Beginners - Fritz Trainer on DVD Endgame theory constitutes the foundation of chess. You realize this in striking clarity once you obtain a won endgame but in the end have to be content with a draw because of a lack of necessary know-how.
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    CHESS ENDGAMES - Basic Knowledge for Beginners - Karsten Muller - VOLUME 1

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    CHESS ENDGAMES - Rook Endgames - Karsten Muller - VOLUME 2
    Catalog Code: WIN0052CB

    Endgame theory forms the basis for chess. This becomes painfully clear as soon as a player has reached a clearly won endgame, yet must finally content himself with a draw because he lacks the necessary know-how.
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    CHESS ENDGAMES - Rook Endgames - Karsten Muller - VOLUME 2

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    CHESS ENDGAMES - Major Piece Endgames - Karsten Muller - VOLUME 3
    Catalog Code: WIN0053CB

    The third part of the endgame series deals with queen endings, rook against minor pieces, queen against rook and queen against two rooks. Queen endings are not nearly as mysterious as they may first appear. Knowing a few rules of thumb and principles will make things very much easier for you.
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    CHESS ENDGAMES - Major Piece Endgames - Karsten Muller - VOLUME 3

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    Endgame for Experts - Rustam Kasimdzhanov
    Catalog Code: WIN0054CB

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    Endgame for Experts - Rustam Kasimdzhanov

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    Strategy - Step by Step - Rustam Kasimdzhanov
    Catalog Code: WIN0065CB

    Making the right strategic decisions is one of the most difficult tasks at the chessboard. But how can we enhance our strategic understanding and methodical play?
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    Strategy - Step by Step - Rustam Kasimdzhanov

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    POWER PLAY - Attacking the King - Daniel King - VOLUME 2
    Catalog Code: WIN0067CB

    In this second DVD in the Power Play series, Grandmaster Daniel King looks at attacking play and asks: what makes for a successful attack?
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    POWER PLAY - Attacking the King - Daniel King - VOLUME 2

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    POWER PLAY - Pawn Storm - Daniel King - VOLUME 3
    Catalog Code: WIN0068CB

    n this 3rd DVD in the Power Play series, Grandmaster Daniel King examines more devilish methods of attacking the castled king - this time by means of a pawn storm.
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    POWER PLAY - Pawn Storm - Daniel King - VOLUME 3

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    POWER PLAY - Pawns Pieces and Plans - Daniel King - VOLUME 6
    Catalog Code: WIN0069CB

    In this fifth Power Play DVD, Daniel King discusses strong and weak pawn structures, isolated pawns and pawn islands, how to create pawn weaknesses, how to cramp a pawn structure, the power of center pawns and much more.
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    POWER PLAY - Pawns Pieces and Plans - Daniel King - VOLUME 6

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    POWER PLAY - Improve Your Pieces - Daniel King - VOLUME 7
    Catalog Code: WIN0070CB

    In this 7th Power Play DVD, Daniel King helps you to recognize when a piece is poorly placed and what to do about it. Throughout the DVD, specially selected positions will enable you to test your understanding of the subject.
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    POWER PLAY - Improve Your Pieces - Daniel King - VOLUME 7

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    POWER PLAY - Knights and Bishops - Daniel King - VOLUME 8
    Catalog Code: WIN0071CB

    In this 7th Power Play DVD, Daniel King helps you to recognize when a piece is poorly placed and what to do about it.
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    POWER PLAY - Knights and Bishops - Daniel King - VOLUME 8

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    POWER PLAY - Major Pieces vs. Minor Pieces - Daniel King - VOLUME 9
    Catalog Code: WIN0072CB

    In this 9th Power Play DVD Grandmaster Daniel King discusses the theme of Major Pieces v. Minor Pieces.
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    POWER PLAY - Major Pieces vs. Minor Pieces - Daniel King - VOLUME 9

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    MR. KASPAROV - How to Play the Queen's Gambit
    Catalog Code: WIN0085CB

    Wherever he appears, chess fans gather in crowds. Garry Kasparov is the strongest chess player of our time – and a great personality who can represent the sport like no other chess professional. Now Kasparov comes into your home and shares with you his knowledge of one of the great openings in chess.
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    MR. KASPAROV - How to Play the Queen's Gambit

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    English Opening - Nigel Davies
    Catalog Code: WIN0088CB

    The English Opening with 1.c4 is one of the most subtle yet combative means of starting a chess game which has found favor with many of the great players in history.
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    English Opening - Nigel Davies

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    My Best Games in the Sicilian Najdorf - Alexei Shirov
    Catalog Code: WIN0093CB

    Shirov’s uncompromising style of play is also reflected in his manner of commenting his own games.
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    My Best Games in the Sicilian Najdorf - Alexei Shirov

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    World Champion's Guide to the Petroff - Rustam Kasimdzhanov
    Catalog Code: WIN0094CB

    The great popularity of the Petroff Defence at the highest level has attracted general attention lately. Many strong players employ this opening with great success and with both colours.
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    World Champion's Guide to the Petroff - Rustam Kasimdzhanov

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    Anti-Moscow Gambit for Experts - Rustam Kasimdzhanov
    Catalog Code: WIN0095CB

    After the moves 1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.Nc3 e6 5.Bg5 h6 6.Bh4 dxc4 7.e4 g5 8.Bg3 b5 (D43) the Anti-Moscow Gambit arises on the board which currently is one of the most hotly contested openings in grandmaster practice.
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    Anti-Moscow Gambit for Experts - Rustam Kasimdzhanov

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    POWER PLAY - Pawns - Daniel King - VOLUME 5
    Catalog Code: WIN0096CB

    You might be a brilliant tactician or a fearsome attacker, but you won’t always be able to apply these skills when you play.
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    POWER PLAY - Pawns - Daniel King - VOLUME 5

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    ABC of the Benko Gambit - Andrew Martin - 2nd Edition
    Catalog Code: WIN0097CB

    Martin describes the main themes and ideas of the Gambit and gives sound guide lines, so that any one who wants to play for the initiative with Black and play the Benko Gambit, will be very well equipped.
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    ABC of the Benko Gambit - Andrew Martin - 2nd Edition

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    Slav - Botvinnik and Moscow Variation - Loek Van Wely
    Catalog Code: WIN0098CB

    In this DVD, Dutch top grandmaster Loek Van Wely presents both the Botvinnik Variation and the Moscow Variation of the Slav Defence, two extraordinary opening systems excelling by extreme sharpness and complexity.
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    Slav - Botvinnik and Moscow Variation - Loek Van Wely

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