GENERAL CHESS OPENINGS

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  2. Arthur M. Stevens (1)
  3. Bill Robertie (1)
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  5. Bruce Albertson (1)
  6. Bruce Pandolfini (2)
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  8. Chess Informants (5)
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  11. Eduard Gufeld (1)
  12. Efstratios Grivas (1)
  13. Eric Schiller (2)
  14. Eric Schiller (2)
  15. Eugene Perelshteyn (2)
  16. Eugene Znosko-Borovsky (1)
  17. Gary Lane (1)
  18. Graham Burgess (2)
  19. H. Golombek (1)
  20. I.A. Horowitz (2)
  21. Imre Konig (1)
  22. Irving Chernev (1)
  23. James Schuyler (2)
  24. James Vigus (2)
  25. Jeroen Bosch (12)
  26. Jerry Van Rekon (1)
  27. Johan Hellsten (2)
  28. John Emms (2)
  29. John Watson (5)
  30. Ken Neat (1)
  31. Larry Evans (1)
  32. Leo Jansen (1)
  33. Lev Alburt (2)
  34. Mark Dvoretsky (1)
  35. Max Euwe (1)
  36. New in Chess (32)
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  38. Nigel Davies (4)
  39. Paul Keres (1)
  40. Paul Rudolf von Bilguer (1)
  41. Paul Van Der Sterren (1)
  42. Peter Tamburro (1)
  43. R.C. Griffith (1)
  44. Raymond Keene (2)
  45. Reuben Fine (2)
  46. Richard Palliser (2)
  47. Roman Dzindzichashvili (2)
  48. Sam Collins (2)
  49. Sid Pickard (1)
  50. Stefan Djuric (4)
  51. Tim Onions (1)
  52. Tony Kosten (2)
  53. Viacheslav Eingorn (1)
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  55. Yasser Seirawan (2)
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  2. Opening (4)
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  1. Dangerous Weapons (3)
  2. New in Chess Yearbooks (36)
  3. Secrets of Opening Surprises (12)
  4. Winning Chess (2)
Host
  1. GM Adrian Mikhalchishin (1)
  2. GM Alexei Shirov (1)
  3. GM Damien Lemos (1)
  4. GM Daniel King (1)
  5. GM Jesse Kraai (1)
  6. GM Nigel Davies (5)
  7. GM Roman Dzinzichashvili (32)
  8. GM Susan Polgar (2)
  9. GM Timur Gareev (1)
  10. GM Victor Mikhalevski (1)
  11. IM Andrew Martin (8)
  12. IM Bill Paschall (1)
  13. IM Danny Kopec (2)
  14. IM Sam Collins (1)
  15. IM Valeri Lilov (3)
  16. NM Dana Mackenzie (7)
  17. Steve Lopez (2)
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    King in the Opening, The - Mednis
    The King in the Opening provides a valuable test on how to use the King in the opening phase of a chess game. The King must be protected from early attacks through castling or other alternatives, which are simply illustrated. GM Edmar Mednis utilizes 71 practical games as examples to clarify each point of instruction and make them come alive for the reader. Ninety diagrams assist the reader in setting up positions for study.

    This book does not attempt to teach any particular opening. Instead, Mednis presents principles of play which are applicable in every game which the reader might play, regardless of the particular opening variation involved.

    International Grandmaster Edmar Mednis is recognized as an outstanding author of instructional chess books. He is a most reliable source of useful knowledge for improving one's chess game. This book will definitely elevate a players' success at chess.
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    King in the Opening, The - Mednis

    Catalog Code: CB0142RB
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    Roman’'s Complete Rapid and Complete Opening Repertoire for the Tournament Player : Volumes 5 & 6 (2 DVDs)
    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)

    Catalog Code: DVD0000RM1
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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 2 - Sacrifices, Tactics & Traps that End Games in the Opening
    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

    Catalog Code: DVD0002RM
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    WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 4 - Learn How to Avoid Opening Traps and Pitfalls
    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

    Catalog Code: DVD0004SP
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    KOPEC DVD - Opening Pawn Structures Advanced Concepts - VOLUME 1
    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
    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

    Catalog Code: DVD0006KP
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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 12 - New Improvements in Opening Theory for the Competitive Player
    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

    Catalog Code: DVD0012RM
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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 37 - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings - PART 1
    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
    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
    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

    Catalog Code: DVD0039RM
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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 40 - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings - PART 4
    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
    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
    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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    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 60 - Dirty Tricks #1
    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

    Catalog Code: DVD0060FX
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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 60 - Attacking Gambits and Opening pawn Sacrifices
    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
    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

    Catalog Code: DVD0061FX
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    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 62 - 21st Century Secret Weapons #1
    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

    Catalog Code: DVD0062FX
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    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 63 - 21st Century Secret Weapons #2
    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

    Catalog Code: DVD0063FX
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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 65 - The Difference Between Sound and Unsound Ways to Play Sharp Openings
    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

    Catalog Code: DVD0065RM
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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 70 - Refuting Previous Sound Opening Lines with Surgical Precision
    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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    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 72 - Learn the Opening 1-2-3
    IM Andrew Martin will teach you how to be successful in the Opening. Martin discusses the advantages of developing your pieces early, following basic opening principles, having a plan and controlling the center.
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    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 72 - Learn the Opening 1-2-3

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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 92 - Staggering Novelties that Rewrite Modern Opening Pages
    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

    Catalog Code: DVD0092RM
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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 103 - Winning With New Attacking Lines Against Highly Popular Openings
    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

    Catalog Code: DVD0103RM
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    Complete Roman's New Improvements in Opening Theory & Maximize Your Opening Success with Black : Volumes 12 & 13 (2 DVDs)
    Hosted by Grandmaster Roman Dzindzichashvili, former US and Russian Champion and Coach of World Champion Garry Kasparov, this video is essential material for all tournament players looking for the latest in opening theory.
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    Complete Roman's New Improvements in Opening Theory & Maximize Your Opening Success with Black : Volumes 12 & 13 (2 DVDs)

    Catalog Code: DVD1213RM
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    Complete Roman's Encyclopedia of Essential Chess Openings : Volumes 1-4 (4 DVDs)
    Features 40 Chess Openings with over 10 hours of instructional chess on DVD. Roman will guide you through these essential openings with his recommended lines - ideas that will give you the edge in your middlegame.
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    Complete Roman's Encyclopedia of Essential Chess Openings : Volumes 1-4 (4 DVDs)

    Catalog Code: DVDENCRM
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    CD - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings A
    Encyclopedia of Chess Openings chain is made up of innumerable chains - games. Each game has the precisely defined place in this chain, which depends on estimation of a new move in opening, while the complete value of the book depends on the correctness of these estimations.
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    CD - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings A

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    Encyclopedia of Chess Openings ABCDE on CD (2nd Edition)
    The five volume Encyclopedia of Chess Openings A, B, C, D, E consists of 500 sections based on opening codes. It contains ECO A 4th edition, ECO B 4th edition, ECO C 5th edition, ECO D 4th edition and ECO E 4th edition.
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    Encyclopedia of Chess Openings ABCDE on CD (2nd Edition)

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    CD - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings B
    Probably the most wanted Chess Informant's publication, the fourth expanded edition of the Encyclopedia of Chess Openings, Volume B, brings additional 128 pages of the brand new material.
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    CD - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings B

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    CD - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings C
    The fifth thoroughly revised and updated edition of the Encyclopedia of Chess Openings, Volume C discusses Ruy Lopez, French, Petroff, King's Gambit, Two Knights', Philidor, Italian, and Scotch, etc.
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    CD - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings C

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    CD - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings D
    Encyclopedia of Chess Openings D includes 1. d4 d5 & 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 followed by 3... d5, Queen's Gambit (Slav, QG Accepted, Orthodox, Tarrasch, Tartakower, etc.), Gruenfeld, and Queen's Pawn, etc.
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    CD - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings D

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    CD - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings E
    The fourth thoroughly revised and updated edition of the ECO, Volume E, brings additional 144 pages of the brand new material.
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    CD - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings E

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    Small Encyclopedia of Chess Openings ABCDE on CD (2nd Edition)
    The Small Encyclopedia of Chess Openings is based on the same 500 fundamental codes and system of elimination but it's a fifth the length.
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    Small Encyclopedia of Chess Openings ABCDE on CD (2nd Edition)

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    Chess Openings - What You Need To Know
    For club and intermediate players. Presents the current state of chess openings theory in each major chess opening and the main ideas and plans to follow in each of them.
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    Chess Openings - What You Need To Know

    Catalog Code: WIN0005AK
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    Chess Opening Instructor
    This is a perfect opening manual. The program features a theoretical review of all the chess openings, which are illustrated by instructive games of the chess players in XIX and XX centuries.
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    Chess Opening Instructor

    Catalog Code: WIN0024CV
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    Secret Weapons of Champions - Adrian Mikhalchishin
    Modern middlegame theory does not exist in written form. That is why players and trainers have to go back to the old recommendation by Nimzowitsch – to study typical positional methods. But who is better placed to teach us about their own powerful weapons than the great champions of the past?
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    Secret Weapons of Champions - Adrian Mikhalchishin

    Catalog Code: WIN0039CB

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    Pocket Encyclopedia of Opening Blunders
    Pocket Encyclopedia of Opening Blunders is the opening training program for Pocket PC. The chess material prepared by IM Yaroslav Ulko and IM Aleksey Mitenkov, both experienced coaches and players in Russia and aimed at intermediate players.
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    Pocket Encyclopedia of Opening Blunders

    Catalog Code: WIN0060CV
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