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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 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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    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

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    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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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 13 - Maximize Your Opening Success with Black for the Ambitious Tournament Player
    Catalog Code: DVD0013RM

    Roman recommends his own solid but ambitious lines to confront some of White's most solid and unsound openings. These lines will allow you get the most out of the opening and achieve a higher success rate.
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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 13 - Maximize Your Opening Success with Black for the Ambitious Tournament Player

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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 28 - The Easy Way to Learn the King's Indian Attack
    Catalog Code: DVD0028RM

    On this DVD, Roman will teach you an easy and flexible opening for White. You will learn how to achieve a clear middlegame plan while avoiding complex variations and simplifications. White can either start with e4 or Nf3 followed by d3, g3, Bg2 and 0-0. Black cannot prevent you from playing your easy-to-learn setup. Roman will also cover and analyze 5 highly instructional games.
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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 28 - The Easy Way to Learn the King's Indian Attack

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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 32 - Mastering The Opening Forum Series - A Repertoire For Black - PART 2
    Catalog Code: DVD0032RM

    GM Dzindzichashvili explains the stategic and tactical nuances of an original Black defensive system beginning with 1.d4 g6 2.c4 Bg7 3.Nc3 c5 4.d5 Bxc3+!? 5.bxc3 f5 developed from the grandmaster's own tournament practice.
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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 32 - Mastering The Opening Forum Series - A Repertoire For Black - PART 2

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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 44 - New Lines & Novelties for White in Grand Prix, Hippo, Latvian & Philidor
    Catalog Code: DVD0044RM

    On this instructional DVD Roman will teach you how to get an advantage in the opening against passive, and unsound openings by not trying to refute these inferior openings quickly but to play active, logical chess. Roman will show you by following the basic principles of chess you will be able to take advantage of your opponents anti-positional play giving you the winning edge.
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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 44 - New Lines & Novelties for White in Grand Prix, Hippo, Latvian & Philidor

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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 76 - Beating 1.d4 with the Aggressive & Revised Dzindzi Indian Defense - PART 1
    Catalog Code: DVD0076RM

    Roman with the help of Rybka has revitalize a forgotten opening which he has made famous by winning countless games. The opening first appeared on Romans Forum series vol.32 which is still a good reference.

    Roman has made significant improves for this complete 2 part Opening Repetorire.This Opening is easy to learn and understand and is a great surprise weapon that your opponent will have trouble meeting.
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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 76 - Beating 1.d4 with the Aggressive & Revised Dzindzi Indian Defense - PART 1

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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 77 - Beating 1.d4 White Avoids Playing against the Dzindzi Indian Defense - PART 2
    Catalog Code: DVD0077RM

    This companion dvd to Dzindzi Indian Defense Roman and Rybka examines the consequences of White's attempts to avoid the sequence 1.d4 g6 2.c4 Bg7 3.Nc3 c5 4.d5 Bxc3! Transpositions to Benoni-like structures (the Dzindzi-Benoni!) Roman uses favorable lines & variations of the Kings Indian/Greenfield which your opponent could be down a tempo or miss play the opening and get an inferior position.
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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 77 - Beating 1.d4 White Avoids Playing against the Dzindzi Indian Defense - PART 2

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    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 136 - The Sniper Volume 1
    Catalog Code: DVD0136FX

    The SNIPER! is a dynamic and universal opening system that fills in the gaps for the Black player who plays the Accelerated Dragon,the Dzindzi Indian, or other Black Fianchetto defences. Black's system of development with 1…g6 and 2...Bg7 allows White to occupy the center, but in true SNIPER! Modern style, Black strikes back with an early c5!
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    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 136 - The Sniper Volume 1

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    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 137 - The Sniper Volume 2
    Catalog Code: DVD0137FX

    The SNIPER! is a dynamic and universal opening system that fills in the gaps for the Black player who plays the Accelerated Dragon,the Dzindzi Indian, or other Black Fianchetto defences. Black's system of development with 1…g6 and 2...Bg7 allows White to occupy the center, but in true SNIPER! Modern style, Black strikes back with an early c5!
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    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 137 - The Sniper Volume 2

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    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 138 - The Sniper Volume 3
    Catalog Code: DVD0138FX

    The SNIPER! is a dynamic and universal opening system that fills in the gaps for the Black player who plays the Accelerated Dragon,the Dzindzi Indian, or other Black Fianchetto defences. Black's system of development with 1…g6 and 2...Bg7 allows White to occupy the center, but in true SNIPER! Modern style, Black strikes back with an early c5!
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    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 138 - The Sniper Volume 3

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    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 139 - The Sniper Volume 4
    Catalog Code: DVD0139FX

    Volume 4 of 4 THE SNIPER! A Dynamic Universal System for the Aggressive Black Player - 203 minutes The SNIPER! is a dynamic and universal opening system that fills in the gaps for the Black player who plays the Accelerated Dragon,the Dzindzi Indian, or other Black Fianchetto defences. Black's system of development with 1
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    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 139 - The Sniper Volume 4

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    Openings Overview - a4,b4,g4,h4,1.e4, 1.d4, 1.c4/Nf3 - Chess Lecture - Volume 13
    Catalog Code: DVD0013CL

    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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    Openings Overview - a4,b4,g4,h4,1.e4, 1.d4, 1.c4/Nf3 - Chess Lecture - Volume 13

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    The B6 Files - A Hypermodern System Aiming To Attack the Center from the Sides - Chess Lecture - Volume 121
    by the Masters of ChessLecture.com
    Catalog Code: DVD0121CL

    GM Jesse Kraai gets us over the tired notion that everything worth playing has already been played. In this series Jesse reviews how to use 1 b6… against various openings including Reti Nf3 b6, English Defense 1.d4 e6 3.c4 b6, Kings Pawn 1.e4, English 1.c4 and the Birds 1.f4.
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    The B6 Files - A Hypermodern System Aiming To Attack the Center from the Sides - Chess Lecture - Volume 121

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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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    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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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 71 - New Improved Lines and Novelties in the Caro-Kann
    Catalog Code: DVD0071RM

    The Caro-Kann Defence is an incredibly solid, sound dynamic defence to 1 e4. On this DVD, Roman with Grandmaster Eugene Perelshteyn & the world's strongest Chess program Rybka discuss revolutionary improvements to the Caro-Kann, creating new ideas and Novelties have made a great opening defense even better. This perfecting the opening series will leave you better prepared to take advantage of your opponent who will be caught off guard with this new material.
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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 71 - New Improved Lines and Novelties in the Caro-Kann

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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 97 - Simple and Comfortable Systems in the Caro-Kann for White and Black
    Catalog Code: DVD0097RM

    On this DVD, Grandmaster Roman Dzinzichashvili will teach you an amazing, easy-to-learn system to get the most comfortable and promising plan for White in the Caro-Kann. For Black, you will learn a forgotten system which will give you an easy game plan with active and promising positions.
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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 97 - Simple and Comfortable Systems in the Caro-Kann for White and Black

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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 115 - Art Of Winning with the Isolated Pawn in The Panov Attack
    1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. c4
    Catalog Code: DVD0115RM

    On this DVD Roman will explain the art of playing with an isolated pawn by mastering this art you will learn the science of chess and become a better chess player. The Panov Attack is one of the most important opening positions in chess to learn. It is rich with positional play, building attacks, maneuvers tactics and much more.. The Panov is a must to master because it can transposes from several different openings including The Caro-, Grunfeld, Tarrasch, Nimzo Indian, Center Counter, and Accelerated Dragon. Roman will increase your understanding of playing and winning with the isolated pawn positions that arises in the Panov Attack wins!!
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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 115 - Art Of Winning with the Isolated Pawn in The Panov Attack

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    Studies in the Caro Kann Defense - Chess Lecture - Volume 101
    Hosted by IM David Vigorito
    Catalog Code: DVD0101CL

    The Caro-Kann is a solid defense against e4. This opening has seen steady growth in popularity in recent years. Employed by such greats such as Kasparov and Karpov. Here David examines some sharp and some simple lines as well as a game where he was beaten in the Caro-Kann.
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    Studies in the Caro Kann Defense - Chess Lecture - Volume 101

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    The Caro-Kann Exchange Variation from White's Perspective - Chess Lecture Volume 112
    by GM Eugene Perelshteyn
    Catalog Code: DVD0112CL

    GM Perelshtyen shows how to employ the Exchange Variation as he often has at the GM Level. The Exchange Variation 1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.exd5 cxd5 is a very subtle line for white to fight for a long-term positional advantage based on a rapid development of your two bishops that will make it very difficult in turn for black to develop his bishops to active diagonals.
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    The Caro-Kann Exchange Variation from White's Perspective - Chess Lecture Volume 112

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    Studies in: The Caro-Kann Defense 2 - Chess Lecture - Volume 116
    by IM David Vigorito and IM Bryan Smith
    Catalog Code: DVD0116CL

    David covers the main line and variations including Classical, Advanced for Black. Bryan gives us two lectures on the Fantasy or Tartakower variation.
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    Studies in: The Caro-Kann Defense 2 - Chess Lecture - Volume 116

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    A Trendy Answer in the Panov Botvinnik - Chess Lecture - Volume 114
    by IM Bill Paschall
    Catalog Code: DVD0114CL

    The Panov–Botvinnik Attack begins with the move 4.c4. It is named after Vasily Panov and the world champion Mikhail Botvinnik. This system often leads to typical isolated queen’s pawn (IQP) positions, with White obtaining rapid development, a grip on e5, and kingside attacking chances to compensate for the long-term structural weakness of the isolated d4-pawn. Here Bill shows you a system that has become the standard for experienced players.
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    A Trendy Answer in the Panov Botvinnik - Chess Lecture - Volume 114

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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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    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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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 16 - Learn To Play The English Opening The Easy Way
    Catalog Code: DVD0016RM

    GM Roman will teach you the unique way he plays White's most solid and easy to learn repertoire. Complex theory and variations are replaced with easy to learn plans and strategies that will teach you how to achieve good positions against all of black's responses.
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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 16 - Learn To Play The English Opening The Easy Way

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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 69 - Dzindzi Anti-English Complete and Ambitious Systems for Black Against 1. c4
    Catalog Code: DVD0069RM

    On this DVD, Roman will give you an easy-to-learn, complete setup for Black to play against the English. This New system is great because it gives Black an easy clear plan of attack which will be faster than your opponent's, who will unknowingly be following theory. Romans original Anti-English ideas and concepts were verified by Rybka and are only available on this DVD.
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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 69 - Dzindzi Anti-English Complete and Ambitious Systems for Black Against 1. c4

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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 93 - Highly Instructive & Educational Games for the English Player
    Catalog Code: DVD0093RM

    On this DVD, Grandmaster Roman Dzinzichashvili examines games that were played with various systems of the English Opening. This highly instructional and educational material contains many examples of the most typical mistakes that are made in the English Opening, by players of all skill levels.
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    Two Knights Defense - Chess Lecture - Volume 77
    Catalog Code: DVD0077CL

    Bronstein once suggested that the term "defense" does not fit this strategy, and suggested the name "Chigorin Counterattack" as this line is adopted as Black by many aggressive players including Chigorin and Keres. Here Dana takes you through the strategy and how it plays out in real games.
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    Two Knights Defense - Chess Lecture - Volume 77

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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 90 - New Revelations for B&W in The Burn-Morozevich Variation Of The French Defence
    Catalog Code: DVD0090RM

    On this DVD the Roman Rybka team brings to you a detailed analysis on the Burn - Morozevich variation of the French Defence. The analysis creates a new way for Black and White to play. Roman will show you newly discovered tactical and positional lines for both sides.
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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 90 - New Revelations for B&W in The Burn-Morozevich Variation Of The French Defence

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    The French Defense for White - Chess Lecture - Volume 19
    Catalog Code: DVD0019CL

    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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    The French Defense for White - Chess Lecture - Volume 19

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    Insights into The French Defense - Chess Lecture - Volume 20
    Catalog Code: DVD0020CL

    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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    Insights into The French Defense - Chess Lecture - Volume 20

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    The French Defense: Guimard Variation - Chess Lecture - Volume 55
    Catalog Code: DVD0055CL

    The French Defense: Guimard Variation is a chess opening 3... Nc6 is known as the Guimard Variation: after 4.Ngf3 Nf6 5.e5 Nd7 Black will exchange White's cramping e-pawn next move by ...f6. However, Black does not exert any pressure on d4 because he cannot play ...c5, so White should maintain a slight advantage, with 6. Be2 or 6. Nb3.Grandmaster Guimard was a 3 time chess champion in Argentina.
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    The French Defense: Guimard Variation - Chess Lecture - Volume 55

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