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    An Introduction to Openings - Chess Lecture - Volume 158
    Presented by GMs Kraii, Kritz and Perelshteyn
    Catalog Code: DVD0158CL

    Get a thorough introduction to The King’s Indian Attack, Benko Gambit, Accelerated Dragon, Trompowski, Berlin Wall, The Old Indian, Nimzo 4.Qc2 Nc6 for Black.
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    An Introduction to Openings - Chess Lecture - Volume 158

    $19.95
    Tiger Lilov’s Chess Secrets Volume 1: Opening Play - Chess Lecture - Volume 146
    Catalog Code: DVD0146CL

    IM Valeri shares the lessons he uses for his 1 on 1 personal instruction with his students on opening theory. Learn about the principles of openings, opening initiative, how to play against unfamiliar openings and building your own personal repertoire of openings.
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    Tiger Lilov’s Chess Secrets Volume 1: Opening Play - Chess Lecture - Volume 146

    $19.95
    Foxy Openings - Volume 164 - Opening Ideas and Techniques for Young and Improving Players - Vol. 1
    Catalog Code: DVD0164FX

    A two volume chess course by IM Andrew Martin. On these DVDs, FIDE Senior Trainer and IM Andrew Martin will teach you what you need to know and what to do for success in the opening. This volume tackles basic ideas of the opening in chess, the techniques needed and most importantly the mental approach required for winning opening play.
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    Foxy Openings - Volume 164 - Opening Ideas and Techniques for Young and Improving Players - Vol. 1

    $24.95
    Foxy Openings - Volume 165 - Opening Ideas and Techniques for Young and Improving Players - Vol. 2
    Catalog Code: DVD0165FX

    A two volume chess course by IM Andrew Martin. On these DVDs, FIDE Senior Trainer and IM Andrew Martin will teach you what you need to know and what to do for success in the opening. Volume Two expands on the proper approach to chess opening play, and gives you four secret opening weapons that you can use to demolish your opponents. These very good attacking systems will help you to develop the right attitude when playing chess openings.
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    Foxy Openings - Volume 165 - Opening Ideas and Techniques for Young and Improving Players - Vol. 2

    $24.95
    Creative Opening Concepts - Chess Lecture - Volume 118
    by IM Bill Paschall
    Catalog Code: DVD0118CL

    Bill explains opening concepts in abstract and then shows several concrete examples of new ways to apply openings to keep your opponent on edge. Bill also discusses his philosophy on creative openings and how to look for new material to add to your own personal arsenal.
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    Creative Opening Concepts - Chess Lecture - Volume 118

    $19.95
    Who Needs Openings? - Chess Lecture - Volume 90
    With International Master Bill Paschall
    Catalog Code: DVD0090CL

    Is opening theory out of control? IM Bill Paschall takes us through a series of games where he used sound chess principals but stayed outside conventional opening methods. This confused his opponents and took them outside of their game. See his examples and learn how once you know the rules, you can break them and win!
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    Who Needs Openings? - Chess Lecture - Volume 90

    $19.95
    How Grandmasters Refute Gambits - EMPIRE CHESS
    with Grandmaster Victor Mikhalevski
    Catalog Code: DVD0048EP

    In the Empire Chess DVD ¨How Grandmasters Refute Gambits¨ Grandmaster Victor Mikhalevski explains how viewers can dominate with the black pieces against the Scotch Gambit, Goring Gambit, and Danish Gambit.
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    How Grandmasters Refute Gambits - EMPIRE CHESS

    $29.95
    Devastating Opening Traps - EMPIRE CHESS
    with International Master Valeri Lilov
    Catalog Code: DVD0050EP

    In this DVD, chess coach IM Valeri Lilov has chosen to present a number of unique traps in some of the most common openings nowadays. Learning these traps will let you set some tricky and often invisible traps to your opponents at the early stage of the game.
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    Devastating Opening Traps - EMPIRE CHESS

    $28.95
    Balance of Time, Material and Quality of Position - Chess Lecture - Volume 62
    Catalog Code: DVD0062CL

    GM Jesse Kraai explains Kasparov’s fundamental theorem of chess with which any position can be evaluated. Jesse gives us examples of near perfect games, and analysis tools to evaluate your own game.ECO: C22, C41, A15
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    Balance of Time, Material and Quality of Position - Chess Lecture - Volume 62

    $15.95
    Learn From Your Fellow Amateurs 2 - Chess Lecture - Volume 7
    Catalog Code: DVD0007CL

    NM Dana Mackenzie started playing tournament chess during the ''Fischer boom'' of 1971-1972 and never quit. Champion of North Carolina in 1985, 1987, and became master in 1988. He has a 1-0 career record against world chess champions.
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    Learn From Your Fellow Amateurs 2 - Chess Lecture - Volume 7

    $19.95
    Learn From Your Fellow Amateurs 3 - Chess Lecture - Volume 8
    Catalog Code: DVD0008CL

    NM Dana Mackenzie started playing tournament chess during the ''Fischer boom'' of 1971-1972 and never quit. Champion of North Carolina in 1985, 1987, and became master in 1988. He has a 1-0 career record against world chess champions.
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    Learn From Your Fellow Amateurs 3 - Chess Lecture - Volume 8

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    Learn From Your Fellow Amateurs 4 - Chess Lecture - Volume 9
    Catalog Code: DVD0009CL

    NM Dana Mackenzie started playing tournament chess during the ''Fischer boom'' of 1971-1972 and never quit. Champion of North Carolina in 1985, 1987, and became master in 1988. He has a 1-0 career record against world chess champions.
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    Learn From Your Fellow Amateurs 4 - Chess Lecture - Volume 9

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    Learn From Your Fellow Amateurs 5 - Chess Lecture - Volume 10
    Catalog Code: DVD0010CL

    NM Dana Mackenzie started playing tournament chess during the ''Fischer boom'' of 1971-1972 and never quit. Champion of North Carolina in 1985, 1987, and became master in 1988. He has a 1-0 career record against world chess champions.
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    Learn From Your Fellow Amateurs 5 - Chess Lecture - Volume 10

    $19.95
    Learn From Your Fellow Amateurs 6 - Chess Lecture - Volume 11
    Catalog Code: DVD0011CL

    NM Dana Mackenzie started playing tournament chess during the ''Fischer boom'' of 1971-1972 and never quit. Champion of North Carolina in 1985, 1987, and became master in 1988. He has a 1-0 career record against world chess champions.
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    Learn From Your Fellow Amateurs 6 - Chess Lecture - Volume 11

    $19.95
    Learn From Your Fellow Amateurs 1 - Chess Lecture - Volume 6
    Catalog Code: DVD0006CL

    NM Dana Mackenzie started playing tournament chess during the ''Fischer boom'' of 1971-1972 and never quit. Champion of North Carolina in 1985, 1987, and became master in 1988. He has a 1-0 career record against world chess champions.
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    Learn From Your Fellow Amateurs 1 - Chess Lecture - Volume 6

    $19.95
    Learn From Your Fellow Amateurs - Chess Lecture - 6 DVD Set
    Catalog Code: DVD0012CL

    NM Dana Mackenzie started playing tournament chess during the ''Fischer boom'' of 1971-1972 and never quit. Champion of North Carolina in 1985, 1987, and became master in 1988. He has a 1-0 career record against world chess champions.
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    Learn From Your Fellow Amateurs - Chess Lecture - 6 DVD Set

    $99.00
    Chess King's Complete Chess Course - Opening Principles
    Catalog Code: DVD0010AK

    Volume 1: Chess opening Principles. Demonstrates that you don't need to try to memorize hundreds of openings variations as long as you play the opening by following common basic ideas. You'll learn all about fast development, centralization, mobility, and defense, all of which will help you get a good position which will lead directly into a playable middle game. 20 chapters, 90 minutes.
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    Chess King's Complete Chess Course - Opening Principles

    $24.95
    Roman's Complete Rapid and Complete Opening Repertoire for the Tournament Player : Volumes 5 & 6 (2 DVDs)
    Catalog Code: DVD0000RM1

    Roman offers a complete rapid opening repertoire for the tournament player geared toward those who don’t have the time or want to study for hours on end and still achieve good results! The first volume looks at the white side, where Roman advocates 1.d4. He shows good practical setups for you to meet any of the defensive setups and popular defenses Black might throw at you. Volume 2 shows how to play Black and meet any common first move from White. Against 1.e4, Roman advocates a system combining d6, Nf6, and e5. Against 1.d4, he recommend the Nimzo-Indian.
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    Roman's Complete Rapid and Complete Opening Repertoire for the Tournament Player : Volumes 5 & 6 (2 DVDs)

    $29.95
    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

    $19.95
    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

    $24.95
    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

    $19.95
    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

    $19.95
    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

    $19.95
    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

    $19.95
    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

    $19.95
    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

    $19.95
    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

    $19.95
    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 60 - Dirty Tricks #1
    Catalog Code: DVD0060FX

    A complete repertoire of dirty tricks in the opening , playing e4 with white and as Black against each of 1.e4 , 1. d4 and 1. c4
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    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 60 - Dirty Tricks #1

    $24.95
    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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    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 61 - Dirty Tricks #2
    Catalog Code: DVD0061FX

    Another radical collection of devilish lines. Grandmaster Nigel Davies recommends more devious systems to generate devasting attacks right out of the opening. Armed with these lines, dont expect to win any friends. What you will win is your games - in brutal and dramatic fashion!
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    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 61 - Dirty Tricks #2

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    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 62 - 21st Century Secret Weapons #1
    Catalog Code: DVD0062FX

    Featuring a tornado against the Tarrasch Defence, the Advance Caro-Kann, and the O'Kelly Sicilian
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    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 62 - 21st Century Secret Weapons #1

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    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 63 - 21st Century Secret Weapons #2
    Catalog Code: DVD0063FX

    Featuring the Pseudo-Tromp, Fried Liver and Laskers Defence in the QGD.
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    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 63 - 21st Century Secret Weapons #2

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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

    $19.95

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