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      Carlsen's Black Magic & Carlsen in Baku - Chess Lecture - Volume 30
      Catalog Code: DVD0030CL

      IM David Vigorito is the 2007 Masschusetts Champion. He has been the state champion of New Hampshire and Nevada. David rated at 2479 in USCF and is the Champion of the Boylston (Boston) Chess Club. He playes in the 2006 U.S. Championship after finishing in a tie for 3rd place at the U.S. Open in Phoenix.
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      Carlsen's Black Magic & Carlsen in Baku - Chess Lecture - Volume 30

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      Magnus Carlsen Madness - Chess Lecture - Volume 36
      Currently the Number #1 Ranked Player of All Time!
      Catalog Code: DVD0036CL

      IM David Vigorito & GM Jesse Kraii analysis game by game of one of the best tournament results in the history of chess. Carlsen eclipsed a stellar field consisting of Topalov, Peter Leki, Dmitry Jakovenko, Teimour Radiaboy and Wang Yue to win clear first prize with 8/10 at the category XXI Pearl Spring Chess Tournament in 2009. Magnus Carlsen is considered to be the top ranking chess player of all time to date.
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      Magnus Carlsen Madness - Chess Lecture - Volume 36

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      The Rise of Carlsen - 2 DVDs - Chess Lecture - Volume 100
      Hosted by GM Kraai, Perelshteyn and Others
      Catalog Code: DVD0100CL

      In this DVD you can follow Carlsen’s rise as he became the world champion through many games with his fellow top ranked grandmasters. You'll hear the expert analysis of the ChessLecture masters as they expose Carlsen’s methods, give you feedback on how he gets the edge against his stellar field of opponents and show you how he breaks with some current chess theory.
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      The Rise of Carlsen - 2 DVDs - Chess Lecture - Volume 100

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      A Magnum of Magnus - 4 DVDs - Chess Lecture
      Catalog Code: DVD003CLC

      This Collection Includes: - Magnus Madness - Carlsen's Black Magic & Carlsen in Baku - The Rise of Carlsen 2 DVD Set 9.7 Hours 22 Lectures
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      A Magnum of Magnus - 4 DVDs - Chess Lecture

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      Topalov - Anand 2010 World Chess Championship - 2 DVD's - Chess Lecture - Volume 32
      Catalog Code: DVD0032CL

      Founded in 2005 ChessLecture.com is one of the largest chess instructional libraries in the world. Our lectures are created and presented by Grand Masters, International Masters and National Masters and contain excellent instruction by experienced players for the chess enthusiast.
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      Topalov - Anand 2010 World Chess Championship - 2 DVD's - Chess Lecture - Volume 32

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      MOVIE - Game Over - Kasparov and the Machine
      Catalog Code: DVD0002MV

      Garry Kasparov is arguably the greatest chess player who has ever lived. In 1997 he played a chess match against IBM's computer Deep Blue. Kasparov lost the match. This film shows the match and the events surrounding it from Kasparov's perspective. It delves into the psychological aspects of the game, paranoia surrounding it and suspicions that have arisen around IBM's true tactics. It consists of interviews with Kasparov, his manager, chess experts, and members of the IBM Deep Blue team, as well as original footage of the match itself.
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      MOVIE - Game Over - Kasparov and the Machine

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      Gary Kasparov: My Story - VOLUME 1
      Catalog Code: DVD0012OT

      By the age of 12 Garry was the Junior Champion of the mighty USSR, the youngest ever. Back then fashion bowed to the immaculate safety-first style of the reigning titan Anatoly Karpov. Along came young Kasparov, raging onto the scene and riding some new contraption called glasnost.
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      Gary Kasparov: My Story - VOLUME 1

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      Gary Kasparov: My Story - VOLUME 2
      Catalog Code: DVD0013OT

      By the age of 12 Garry was the Junior Champion of the mighty USSR, the youngest ever. Back then fashion bowed to the immaculate safety-first style of the reigning titan Anatoly Karpov. Along came young Kasparov, raging onto the scene and riding some new contraption called glasnost.
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      Gary Kasparov: My Story - VOLUME 2

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      Gary Kasparov: My Story - VOLUME 3
      Catalog Code: DVD0014OT

      A close look at Garry Kasparov's career reveals a remarkable amount of sheer brinkmanship. At a time when the Soviet Union was wired with paranoia and run by invisible connections, the winds of political change were beginning to stir and the brash renegade Kasparov would be in the right place at the right time to capitalize on the new climate.
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      Gary Kasparov: My Story - VOLUME 3

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      Gary Kasparov: My Story - VOLUME 4
      Catalog Code: DVD0015OT

      The shadows of political intrigue would threaten to do what no chess player could manage - to eliminate Garry from the hunt for the World Title. And when the long awaited confrontation between Karpov and Kasparov arrived, it turned out to be the most remarkable and controversial match ever played.
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      Gary Kasparov: My Story - VOLUME 4

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      Gary Kasparov: My Story - VOLUME 5
      Catalog Code: DVD0016OT

      On the eve of the most important game he would ever play, Garry Kasparov sought the advice of legends Botvinnik and Tal. If Kasparov succeeded, he would take Tal's place as the youngest World Champion in history.
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      Gary Kasparov: My Story - VOLUME 5

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      FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 68 - Kasparov's Deadly Weapon - The Scotch Game
      Catalog Code: DVD0068FX

      Over a decade ago World Champion Garry Kasparov surprised the chess world when he dusted off the Scotch Game, demonstrating that this ancient opening still contained a lot of poison. In this DVD, IM Andrew Martin takes a look at Kasparov's Deadly Weapon, focusing on the position that arises after 1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 d4 exd4 4 Nxd4.
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      FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 68 - Kasparov's Deadly Weapon - The Scotch Game

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      Kasparov's Greatest Hits - EMPIRE CHESS
      Catalog Code: DVD0011EP

      Garry Kasparov is widely believed to be the best chess player in the history of the game. Kasparov’s accomplishments on the board are unparalleled, as the former World Chess Champion dominated the game with a fury that has not yet been matched. Aside from a powerful desire to win and fighting spirit, what really distinguished Kasparov’s play was the incredibly high level of opening preparation.
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      Kasparov's Greatest Hits - EMPIRE CHESS

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      Bobby Fischer: Karpov on Fischer - VOLUME 1
      Catalog Code: DVD0009OT

      In a remarkable and unprecedented video-publishing endeavor, the 12th World Champion Anatoly Karpov has created a series of chess DVDs concerning the games of the American World Campion - Robert J. Fischer. Karpov has personally selected his own favorite Fischer games, played during the American's "Quest for the Crown" and prior to the ultimate showdown with Boris Spassky in 1972.
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      Bobby Fischer: Karpov on Fischer - VOLUME 1

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      Bobby Fischer: Karpov on Fischer - VOLUME 2
      Catalog Code: DVD0010OT

      Continue with Anatoly Karpov in his specially created series of chess DVDs about the games of the American World Champion - Robert J. Fischer. Karpov has personally selected his own favorite Fischer victories, played during the American's historic World Championship Match with Boris Spassky in 1972.
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      Bobby Fischer: Karpov on Fischer - VOLUME 2

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      Bobby Fischer: Karpov on Fischer - VOLUME 3
      Catalog Code: DVD0011OT

      The 12th World Champion, Anatoly Karpov, has again selected his favorite games of the American World Champion - Robert J. Fischer. Here Karpov discusses some of the games played during the rematch between Robert Fischer and Boris Spassky in 1992.
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      Bobby Fischer: Karpov on Fischer - VOLUME 3

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      Learn from Karpov - Chess Lecture - Volume 93
      Catalog Code: DVD0093CL

      Examine the brilliance of Karpov with GM Bryan Smith. Anatoly Karpov was the 12th world champion, and is considered by many to be one of the greatest chess players of all time. Karpov is known for a well rounded style, and as a practical player, strategist and positional player.
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      Learn from Karpov - Chess Lecture - Volume 93

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      Karpov Endgames - Chess Lecture - Volume 96
      Hosted by GM Jesse Kraai
      Catalog Code: DVD0096CL

      Anatoly Karpov was the 12th world champion and is considered by many to be one of the greatest players of all time. His tournament successes include over 160 first-place finishes. He had a peak Elo rating of 2780, and his 90 total months at world number one is second all-all time just behind Garry Kasparov.
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      Karpov Endgames - Chess Lecture - Volume 96

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      MOVIE - Bobby Fischer Against the World
      Catalog Code: DVD0004MV

      Bobby Fischer Against the World is a documentary feature exploring the tragic and bizarre life of the late chess master Bobby Fischer. The drama of Bobby Fischer's career was undeniable, from his troubled childhood, to his rock star status as World Champion and Cold War icon, to his life as a fugitive on the run.
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      MOVIE - Bobby Fischer Against the World

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      WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 5 - Bobby Fischer's Most Brilliant Instructional Games and Combinations
      Catalog Code: DVD0005SP

      Susan Polgar will share with you her personal knowledge of Bobby Fischer. Susan answers some of the questions everyone wants to know like who would have won the Fischer vs. Karpov match in 1975; the impact Fischer had on chess; what she learned from Bobby and how he compares with today's best.
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      WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 5 - Bobby Fischer's Most Brilliant Instructional Games and Combinations

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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 55 - A Tribute to Bobby Fischer
      Catalog Code: DVD0055RM

      This DVD is Grandmaster Roman Dzindzichashvili's tribute to "the greatest pure chess genius of all time" ---Robert J. "Bobby" Fischer.
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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 55 - A Tribute to Bobby Fischer

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      50 Years of Tal-Botvinnik - 4 DVD's - Chess Lecture - Volume 24
      Catalog Code: DVD0024CL

      GM Jesse Kraai currently resides in Berkeley, California. His most notable chess achievements are winning the Denker Tournament of High School Champions in 1989 and 1990, and competing in the U.S. Championship from 2002-2006.
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      50 Years of Tal-Botvinnik - 4 DVD's - Chess Lecture - Volume 24

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      Smyslov Endgames - PART 1 - Chess Lecture - Volume 48
      Catalog Code: DVD0048CL

      GM Jesse Kraai reviews Vassily Smyslov, one of his favorite players of all time. Jesse claims studying Smyslov’s endgames helped him to become a Grandmaster.Vasily Vasilyevich Smyslov (Russian March 24, 1921 – 27 March 2010) was a Soviet and Russian Grandmaster and was World Chess Champion from 1957 to 1958. He was a Candidate for the World Chess Championship on eight times (1948, 1950, 1953, 1956, 1959, 1965, 1983, and 1985). Smyslov twice tied for first at the Soviet Championship (1949, 1955), and his total of 17 Chess Olympiad medals won is an all-time record. In five European Team Championships, Smyslov won ten gold medals.
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      Smyslov Endgames - PART 1 - Chess Lecture - Volume 48

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      Smyslov Endgames - PART 2 - Chess Lecture - Volume 49
      Catalog Code: DVD0049CL

      GM Jesse Kraai reviews Vassily Smyslov, his favorite player of all time. Jesse claims studying Smyslov’s endgames helped him become a Grandmaster.Vasily Vasilyevich Smyslov (Russian March 24, 1921 – 27 March 2010) was a Soviet and Russian Grandmaster and was World Chess Champion from 1957 to 1958. He was a Candidate for the World Chess Championship on eight times (1948, 1950, 1953, 1956, 1959, 1965, 1983, and 1985). Smyslov twice tied for first at the Soviet Championship (1949, 1955), and his total of 17 Chess Olympiad medals won is an all-time record. In five European Team Championships, Smyslov won ten gold medals.
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      Smyslov Endgames - PART 2 - Chess Lecture - Volume 49

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      Smyslov Endgames - PART 3 - Chess Lecture - Volume 50
      Catalog Code: DVD0050CL

      GM Jesse Kraai reviews Vassily Smyslov, his favorite player of all time. Jesse claims studying Smyslov’s endgames helped him become a Grandmaster.Vasily Vasilyevich Smyslov (Russian March 24, 1921 – 27 March 2010) was a Soviet and Russian Grandmaster and was World Chess Champion from 1957 to 1958. He was a Candidate for the World Chess Championship on eight times (1948, 1950, 1953, 1956, 1959, 1965, 1983, and 1985). Smyslov twice tied for first at the Soviet Championship (1949, 1955), and his total of 17 Chess Olympiad medals won is an all-time record. In five European Team Championships, Smyslov won ten gold medals.
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      Smyslov Endgames - PART 3 - Chess Lecture - Volume 50

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      Smyslov Endgames - Complete Set - 3 DVDs - Chess Lecture
      Catalog Code: DVD484950CL

      GM Jesse Kraai reviews Vassily Smyslov, one of his favorite players of all time. Jesse claims studying Smyslov’s endgames helped him to become a Grandmaster.Vasily Vasilyevich Smyslov (Russian March 24, 1921 – 27 March 2010) was a Soviet and Russian Grandmaster and was World Chess Champion from 1957 to 1958. He was a Candidate for the World Chess Championship on eight times (1948, 1950, 1953, 1956, 1959, 1965, 1983, and 1985). Smyslov twice tied for first at the Soviet Championship (1949, 1955), and his total of 17 Chess Olympiad medals won is an all-time record. In five European Team Championships, Smyslov won ten gold medals.
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      Smyslov Endgames - Complete Set - 3 DVDs - Chess Lecture

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      A Tribute to Smyslov - Chess Lecture - Volume 88
      GM Kraii, GM Perelshteyn, FM Monokroussos, IM Vigorito
      Catalog Code: DVD0088CL

      Vasily Smyslov was a Soviet and Russian grandmaster, and was World Chess Champion from 1957 to 1958. He redefined chess post WW2. He was a candidate for the World Chess on eight occasions. Smyslov twice tied for first at the Soviet Championship (1949, 1955), and his total of 17 Chess Olympiad medals won is an all-time record. In five European Team Championships, Smyslov won ten gold medals. He is known for his fantastic endgames, very dynamic sense over the board and intuitive sense of harmony. Modern champions that follow his style are Carlsen and Kramnik. Here the masters of ChessLecture review his brilliance and style in a series of stunning games.
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      A Tribute to Smyslov - Chess Lecture - Volume 88

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      Concise Alekhine Crushes - Chess Lecture - Volume 110
      Hosted by IM Bill Paschall
      Catalog Code: DVD0110CL

      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.
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      Concise Alekhine Crushes - Chess Lecture - Volume 110

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      WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 1 - The Basic Principles of Chess
      Catalog Code: DVD0001SP

      Susan will take you through 8 easy to follow, highly instructive games covering the basic principles of chess. This will help your understanding of chess and is guaranteed to improve your chess game. She will show you how to avoid the most common mistakes made in chess and give your chess game a strong, fundamentally sound foundation.
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      WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 1 - The Basic Principles of Chess

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      WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 2 - Learn How to Create a Plan in the Opening, Middlegame and Endgame
      Catalog Code: DVD0002SP

      Planning in chess is essential throughout the entire game. On this DVD, Susan will teach you the general ideas and concepts for short and long term planning in the opening, middle and endgame. You will come away with a better understanding and insight on all three phases of a chess game. Your moves will have more meaning and purpose, which will result in more wins. So, sit back and let Susan teach you the foundation of essential chess planning.
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      WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 2 - Learn How to Create a Plan in the Opening, Middlegame and Endgame

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      WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 3 - Essential Chess Tactics and Combinations
      Catalog Code: DVD0003SP

      As the famous saying goes 'Chess is 99% tactics.' What are chess tactics? Tactics are maneuvers that take advantage of short-term opportunities, often (but not necessarily) involving combinations or sacrifices. In this DVD, Susan will introduce the most common tactical elements in chess.
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      WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 3 - Essential Chess Tactics and Combinations

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      WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 4 - Learn How to Avoid Opening Traps and Pitfalls
      Catalog Code: DVD0004SP

      It is always nice to win a game quickly. But some opening traps are based only on hopes that the opponent will make a serious mistake. If the opponents play correctly, the trap could backfire. On this DVD Susan will take you through a number of opening traps & short games.
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      WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 4 - Learn How to Avoid Opening Traps and Pitfalls

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      WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 6 - Secrets on How to Think like a Grandmaster
      Catalog Code: DVD0006SP

      On disk 1, Susan shares with you three of her best and highly instructional games on how a grandmaster thinks, reasons and approaches each move. This DVD will help you to take these easy to follow ideals and principles and apply them to your own games.

      On disk 2, the Polgar sisters Susan, Sofia and Judit, along with their parents give their first public appearance in over 10 years.
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      WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 6 - Secrets on How to Think like a Grandmaster

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      WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 7 - The Colle-Zukertort System
      Catalog Code: DVD0007SP

      On This DVD Susan will teach you an exciting and dynamic easy to learn system to play The Colle- Zukertort. Susan brings you 20 years of her own experience with this opening which is perfect for the player who only wants to spend one tenth (1/10) the time it normally takes to master an opening. So if you are looking to avoid well known deeply analyzed main theoretical Opening lines and want to win games in and out of opening, the Colle-Zukertort System is for you.
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      WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 7 - The Colle-Zukertort System

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      WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 8 - Essential Basic Endgames - PART 1
      Catalog Code: DVD0008SP

      It is Essential to know how to play and win your Endgames. In fact, the Endgames are more essential to learn than Openings. In Chapter 1 of this DVD, Susan will cover all the most important basic endgames for the novice player. She will teach you how to checkmate a lone King using a Queen, a Rook, two Bishops, a Knight and Bishop, or two Knights. In Chapter 2, Susan covers all the Basic Pawn Endgames, including the Square Rule, the Rook Pawn, Opposition, Geometry in chess, two extra Pawns, the Pawn Race, one side Queens first, King activity, and lots more!
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      WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 8 - Essential Basic Endgames - PART 1

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      WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 9 - Essential Basic Endgames - PART 2
      Catalog Code: DVD0009SP

      It is Essential to know how to play and win your Endgames. In fact, the Endgames are more essential to learn than Openings. In Lesson 1 of this DVD, Susan will cover all the essential Rook Endgames, including: Rook vs. one Pawn, Rook vs. two connected Pawns, Rook vs. Bishop, Rook vs. Knight, the Philidor and Lucena positions, Multi-pawn Endgames, Rook and Bishop vs. Rook, Rook vs one Pawn and two Pawns, Rook vs. Bishop, and Rook and Pawn vs. Rook.
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      WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 9 - Essential Basic Endgames - PART 2

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