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    Gambit lexicon
    Catalog Code: WIN0020CB

    The exclusive annotated database. Contains more than 4 millions games from 1560 to 2008 in the highest ChessBase quality standard. 62,000 games contain commentary from top players, with ChessBase opening classification with more than 100,000 key positions, direct access to players, tournaments, middlegame themes, endgames.
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    Gambit lexicon

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    London System - Nigel Davies
    Catalog Code: WIN0089CB

    By playing the London System, with 1.d4 followed by 2.Nf3 and 3.Bf4, White can avoid a theoretical discussion and instead use natural ability plus a knowledge of plans.
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    London System - Nigel Davies

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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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    Torre Attack - Nigel Davies
    Catalog Code: WIN0105CB

    Torre Attack, with 1.d4 followed by 2.Nf3 and 3.Bg5, is a solid and easy to learn opening system with hidden dynamic potential.
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    Torre Attack - Nigel Davies

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    Modern Chess Opening - Other Openings - VOLUME 7
    Catalog Code: WIN0111CV

    The Modern Chess Opening, Vol. 7 course is aimed at teaching the student much of the opening and middlegame methods and intricacies of important Other Openings.
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    Modern Chess Opening - Other Openings - VOLUME 7

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    The Trompowsky - The Easy Way - Andrew Martin - 2nd Edition
    Catalog Code: WIN0117CB

    hirty years ago the Trompowsky opening was almost totally unknown. It took a few spectacular games by Rafael Vaganian to bring 2.Bg5 into the limelight, and after that, the die was cast.
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    The Trompowsky - The Easy Way - Andrew Martin - 2nd Edition

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    Albin's Countergambit for Experts - Rustam Kasimdzhanov
    Catalog Code: WIN0120CB

    Many chessplayers consider Albin’s Countergambit (1.d4 d5 2.c4 e5) nothing more than a relict of romantic chess, connecting with it – at most – the names of the old masters like Lasker, Aljechin, Janowski, Marshall and Keres.
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    Albin's Countergambit for Experts - Rustam Kasimdzhanov

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    Colle System - Nigel Davies
    Catalog Code: WIN0134CB

    The Colle also has many practical advantages in that it doesn’t require much theoretical knowledge and can throw people on their own resources.
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    Colle System - Nigel Davies

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    Chigorin Defense
    Catalog Code: WIN0159CB

    On master level, the Chigorin Defence has been played relatively seldom, and probably that's one of the reasons why it has been analysed less intensively than other openings.
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    Chigorin Defense

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    Colle System
    Catalog Code: WIn0165CB

    The Colle System is rather a playing scheme than an opening.
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    Colle System

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    1. nc3 van geet
    Catalog Code: WIN0168CB

    This CD represents both a basic van Geet openings manual and an up-to-date theoretical database, designed to serve both average and advanced players.
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    1. nc3 van geet

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    Trompowsky Attack
    Catalog Code: WIN0170CB

    The Trompowsky attack, which arises after 1.d4 Nf6 2.Bg5 has matured into a full-blooded opening. On this CD a repertoire from White´s point of view is given.
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    Trompowsky Attack

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    Enter 1. f4 - The Bird - Andrew Martin
    Catalog Code: WIN0219CB

    On this new ChessBase DVD, International Master and Senior FIDE Trainer Andrew Martin examines this 'last frontier' of sound and original opening play.
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    Enter 1. f4 - The Bird - Andrew Martin

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    Bamboozle Your Opponents with 1.g3 - Nigel Davies
    Catalog Code: WIN0221CB

    On this DVD Davies explains key concepts and ideas behind these unique approaches, whilst also showing how White can transpose into more regular openings if he show chooses.
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    Bamboozle Your Opponents with 1.g3 - Nigel Davies

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    POWER PLAY - Hedgehog - Daniel King - VOLUME 12
    Catalog Code: WIN0257CB

    The Hedgehog is not just an opening, it is a system. A system that can be used against 1.c4, against 1.e4 and also 1.d4
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    POWER PLAY - Hedgehog - Daniel King - VOLUME 12

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    Unorthodox Chess Openings - Valeri Lilov
    Catalog Code: WIN0298CB

    In the present DVD, Valeri Lilov devotes 24 lectures to various unorthodox openings - some more popular with super GMs like Alexander Morozevich and others less known - yet all aiming at one and the same goal: to strengthen your opening repertoire and provide you with more weapons for the opening stage.
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    Unorthodox Chess Openings - Valeri Lilov

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    TRICKS AND TRAPS - In the Flank Openings - Nigel Davies - VOLUME 3
    Catalog Code: WIN0313CB

    On this DVD Davies presents thematic tricks and traps that can arise in Flank Openings such as the English Opening, Reti System, Larsen’s Opening (1.b3) and Bird's Opening (1.f4), breaking them down into different categories.
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    TRICKS AND TRAPS - In the Flank Openings - Nigel Davies - VOLUME 3

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    Gambit Opening Repertoire - Valeri Lilov
    Catalog Code: WIN0327CB

    In this DVD, Lilov will help you take a fresh look at the game of chess, giving you a glimpse of how much fun it is to jump into a risky attack with no fear, relying on your intuition and growing experience with open positions.
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    Gambit Opening Repertoire - Valeri Lilov

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    The Nimzowitsch-Larsen Attack - Nigel Davies
    Catalog Code: WIN0338CB

    On th­is DV­D Dav­ie­s arm­­s th­e­ v­ie­we­r with­ insigh­ts into h­ow to h­andle­ th­ings and de­m­­onstrate­s h­ow h­e­ th­ink­s Wh­ite­ sh­ou­ld m­­e­e­t B­lack­’s m­­ain de­fe­nce­s.
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    The Nimzowitsch-Larsen Attack - Nigel Davies

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    1. Nf3 - A Variable Repertoire for White - Lubomir Ftacnik
    Catalog Code: WIN0342CB


    1.Nf3 - a variable Repertoire for White is the name for a comprehensive opening system strategy based on security and choice. The old maxim of perceiving 1.e4 openings as tactical and more dangerous as opposed to the more positional and peaceful 1.d4 openings no longer reflects the modern world of chess openings. This repertoire DVD is the fruit of a lifetime's experience, as the author Lubomir Ftacnik uses it actively in his practice. The system gives all White players the chance to fine-tune the level of exposure and risk
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    1. Nf3 - A Variable Repertoire for White - Lubomir Ftacnik

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    Attacking with the Benko Gambit - Alejandro Ramirez
    Catalog Code: WIN0374CB

    Throughout the years, it has become difficult for Black to find active and promising prospects against 1.d4. White players are usually looking for a stable, solid and permanent advantage to torture their opponents with. This DVD covers all the potential variations that arise after 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 c5 3.d5 b5. You will gain not only grandmaster knowledge of the specific lines and variations with the latest games from top GMs – you will also gain the essential strategical and tactical ideas that dominate the Benkö Gambit structures and setups, enabling you to outplay your opponent once the opening phase is finished
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    Attacking with the Benko Gambit - Alejandro Ramirez

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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 1 - A Complete Defence to 1. d4
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0001FX

    This DVD features GM Jon Levitt's own brand new super-sharp system 1.d4 c5 2.d5 f5 - the Clarendon Court Defence. Levitt first tried this system in the 1994 New York Open, and since then GM Tukmakov has used it to beat GM Lputian, and this video contains a mountain of the author's home analysis.
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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 1 - A Complete Defence to 1. d4

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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 6 - Anti-Flank Openings (Old Indian System)
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0006FX

    Now you need no longer fear those insidious Flank Openings. IM Andrew Martin recommends his favorite Old Indian system which you can use against all the Flank Openings and also 1.d4.And along the way you will discover the secrets that he has used to score countless victories against grandmaster opposition.
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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 6 - Anti-Flank Openings (Old Indian System)

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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 12 - Benko Gambit Accepted
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0012FX

    International Master Andrew Martin
    Running Time: Over 85 Minutes

    The Benko Gambit offers Black clear-cut attacking territory without having to memorize mountains of theory. This video volume covers lines in which White accepts the gambit pawn. 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 c5 3.d5 b5 4.cxb5 a6 5.bxa6 g6 6.Nc3 Bxa6
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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 12 - Benko Gambit Accepted

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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 13 - Benko Gambit Declined
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0013FX

    The Benko Gambit offers Black clear-cut attacking territory without having to memorize mountains of theory. This Benko video volume covers lines in which White declines the gambit pawn.
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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 13 - Benko Gambit Declined

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

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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 14 - Blackmar-Diemer Gambit
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0014FX

    IM Andrew Martin sounds the charge. There's nothing quite like it! Not for the faint-hearted, the Blackmar-Diemer Gambit terrifies opponents and will spice up your chess life!
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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 14 - Blackmar-Diemer Gambit

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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 21 - Dashing Danish
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0021FX

    A darling of great attacking players such as Marshall and Spielman, the Danish Gambit has recently been revived by GMs Hector and Tisdall. They have successfully challenged some of the old assessments of the line, and in this video, GM Nigel Davies tells you all you need to know to wield the sizzling Danish with deadly effect!
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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 21 - Dashing Danish

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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 22 - English Defence
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0022FX

    This video features the "Kangaroo" variation devised by GM Tony Miles and played against Karpov and Shirov. GM Plaskett is a leading expert in this hyper-modern defence and he assesses all the critical lines. In addition, Plaskett analyzes new ideas to rip apart the White center that he has successfully used in his own games.
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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 22 - English Defence

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

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

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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 40 - Nimzowitsch Defence (1...Nc6)
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0040FX

    Nc6 is a combative and highly aggressive riposte to 1.e4. Against the critical 2. d4, Black's best plan is to stike out with the uncompromising 2...e5! and against White's second move alternatives, the author plots a distinctive Nimzowitsch course. Championed and refined by GM Tony Miles, the modern Nimzowitsch is the perfect weapon for club players.
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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 40 - Nimzowitsch Defence (1...Nc6)

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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 41 - Portuguese (1. e4 e5 2. Bb5)
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0041FX

    1.e4 e5 2.Bb5! Look forward to the wicked Portuguese Gambit or a super-charged King's Gambit position. A shock opening that is eminently sound.

    Part 1: Main Line 2...c6 3.Ba4
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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 41 - Portuguese (1. e4 e5 2. Bb5)

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

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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 47 - Sidestep
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0047FX

    As played by Nigel Short against Garry Kasparov - 1.d4 d6 2.Nf3 Bg4 is a relatively new system with some high-class adherents. Completely sound, it leads to dynamic and unbalanced middlegames. The defense has the considerable merit of sidestepping standard theory, and is a favorite of Anand and Speelman. GM James Plaskett analyses Black's best plans against all possible White set-ups.
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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 47 - Sidestep

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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 50 - Torre Attack
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0050FX

    The Torre Attack gives White the opportunity to build up a promising position with terrific latent attacking potential. White dictates the play from move 3 with this positionally well-motivated system. Even players like Karpov and Anand have been caught off guard by surprise Torre onslaughts!
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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 50 - Torre Attack

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