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      King's Indian for Black Lectures 6-9 - Chess Lecture - Volume 83
      International Master David Vigorito explains many variations of the King’s Indian including: Orthodox Variation: Modern System, Bayonet Attack, Glek Defense. Favored by Fischer and Kasparov, the King’s Indian is a modern dynamic opening, exceptionally complex. A popular choice since its introduction into competitive chess in the early 20th century. This DVD is a continuation of David’s series on the subject ( See King’s Indian for Black for the first 5 lectures.) PGN’s Included
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      King's Indian for Black Lectures 6-9 - Chess Lecture - Volume 83

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      Ideas for Nimzo Indian Players - Chess Lecture - Volume 76
      vs 1.c4, then vs 1.Nf3
      A clear explanation of a plan for black against both the English and Reti Openings.David guides you into Nimzo-Indian type positions against these menacing Flank Openings.Recommended for Beginner - Intermediate Players
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      Ideas for Nimzo Indian Players - Chess Lecture - Volume 76

      vs 1.c4, then vs 1.Nf3
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      Basic Ideas Behind the Pirc Defense - Chess Lecture - Volume 97
      Hosted by IM Attila Turzo
      The Pirc Defense sometimes known as the Ufimtsev Defence or Yugoslav Defense normally refers to the opening 1.e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 g6. It is named after the Slovenian International Grandmaster Vasja Pirc.
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      Basic Ideas Behind the Pirc Defense - Chess Lecture - Volume 97

      Hosted by IM Attila Turzo
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      Queens's Gambit Declined - Tarrasch - Chess Lecture - Volume 80
      IM David Vigorito gives an overview of a system advocated by the German master Siegbert Tarrasch in which the main line is: 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Nf3 Nc6 6. g3 Nf6. A complete and active system against the Queen's Gambit
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      Queens's Gambit Declined - Tarrasch - Chess Lecture - Volume 80

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      Fundamentals of Isolated Queen Pawn Positions - Chess Lecture - Volume 64
      An isolated pawn or “isolani” is a pawn which has no friendly pawn on an adjacent file. Isolated pawns are usually thought of as a weakness because they cannot be protected by other pawns. Many textbook openings create at least one isolated pawn but are nevertheless accepted as orthodox because of the advantages they create. With an isolated pawn you can have improved development and associated opportunities for counter play that offset or even outweigh the weaknesses associated with the pawn's isolation.
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      Fundamentals of Isolated Queen Pawn Positions - Chess Lecture - Volume 64

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      The Reti for White - Chess Lecture - Volume 102
      Hosted by GM Eugene Perelshteyn
      In this DVD Eugene demonstrates two interesting lines for white in the Reti and then gives us an example of the Reti in action with his best game in the 2008 Spice cup.
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      The Reti for White - Chess Lecture - Volume 102

      Hosted by GM Eugene Perelshteyn
      Catalog Code: DVD0102CL
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      A Weapon for Black Against the Ruy Lopez - Chess Lecture - Volume 79
      Learn to fight back dynamically with GM Friedel’s pet system against the Ruy Lopez. A clear explanation of the Archangel Defense for Black against the Ruy Lopez from a GM Practitioner.
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      A Weapon for Black Against the Ruy Lopez - Chess Lecture - Volume 79

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      The Accelerated Dragon - Chess Lecture - Volume 22
      GM Eugene Perelshteyn earned his third GM norm and the title GM after sharing first place in the 2006 Foxwoods Open, He won the Samford Chess Fellowship in 2002, awarded to the top American Player under 25 years old earning $64,000, Eugene also led the Unversity of Maryland, Baltimore County to a few Pan American championships from 1998-2002.
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      The Accelerated Dragon - Chess Lecture - Volume 22

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      The Basic Principles of the Closed Sicilian for White - Chess Lecture - Volume 21
      IM Attila Turzo currently resides in Hungary. Attila became an international Master at age 18, and was hungarian Junior Champion at 19. He has won first place in more than ten international tournaments. Attila has been a professional chess coah since 2001.
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      The Basic Principles of the Closed Sicilian for White - Chess Lecture - Volume 21

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      Nuke the Sicillian - Chess Lecture - Volume 67
      Life Master Dana Mackenzie explains a system that he developed originally to defeat the computer program "Fritz." It was also played by Swedish correspondence player Arne Bryntse in the 1960s and early 1970s. However, Mackenzie's victory over IM David Pruess in 2006 is believed to be the first appearance of the Bryntse Gambit in an over-the-board master game.
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      Nuke the Sicillian - Chess Lecture - Volume 67

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      Beating the Sicilian with the Tiviakov Grand Prix - Chess Lecture - Volume 78
      GM Bryan Smith explores A fresh, relatively unexplored system for white to surprise Sicilian players ! In depth 4 part series that will help you take your opponents outside the book.
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      Beating the Sicilian with the Tiviakov Grand Prix - Chess Lecture - Volume 78

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      An Anti-Sicilian Line b3 before d4 - Chess Lecture - Volume 92
      With FIDE Master Dennis Monokroussos
      25% of all club level games begin with the Sicilian and 17% of all grandmaster games begin with the Sicilian. Dennis gives you tools for dealing with the Sicilian, an essential skill for every serious chess player.
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      An Anti-Sicilian Line b3 before d4 - Chess Lecture - Volume 92

      With FIDE Master Dennis Monokroussos
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      The Exchange Sacrifice on c3 in the Sicilian - Chess Lecture - Volume 98
      Hosted by GM Bryan Smith
      In this DVD Bryan explains the sacrifices with both the Scheveningen "small center" structure of pawns on d6 and e6 and as well as the Sicilian Dragon.
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      The Exchange Sacrifice on c3 in the Sicilian - Chess Lecture - Volume 98

      Hosted by GM Bryan Smith
      Catalog Code: DVD0098CL
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      The Najdorf Poison Pawn - Then and Now - Chess Lecture - Volume 99
      Hosted by GM Bryan Smith
      A pawn is said to be poisoned because its capture can result in a positional disadvantage and or the loss of material l. The best known of these is a line of the Sicillian Defense, Najdorf Variation. One of the pioneers of this line was David Bronstein, who tied the 1951World Championship match against Mikhail Botvinnik 12–12.
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      The Najdorf Poison Pawn - Then and Now - Chess Lecture - Volume 99

      Hosted by GM Bryan Smith
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      Semi Slav / Meran for Black - Chess Lecture - Volume 74
      The Meran is one of the most critical variations of the ever popular Semi-Slav Defense. David is a renowned expert and published author of theoretical works on the Semi-Slav Defense. First played in 1906 , today the Meran requires up to date theoretical knowledge.
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      Semi Slav / Meran for Black - Chess Lecture - Volume 74

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      The Exchange Slav for White - Chess Lecture - Volume 72
      GM Kraai explains how white can use an often underestimated variation for white against the trendy Slav. This line definitely contains a drop of poison! Used by such top players as : Gm's Lajos Portisch and Vadim Milov,, to crack the defenses of Black's most popular Defense to the Queen's Gambit.
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      The Exchange Slav for White - Chess Lecture - Volume 72

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      First Steps in Opening Play - Andrew Martin
      First Steps in Positional Play attempts to equip the viewer with all the information he or she needs to begin to tackle this aspect of chess.
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      First Steps in Opening Play - Andrew Martin

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      Winning in 20 Moves
      This excellent CD is loaded with insightful commentary, and includes several introductory texts, video clips, and middlegame theme keys. In addition, the reader will find training keys and trainings tasks for each game.
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      Winning in 20 Moves

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      1. nc3 van geet
      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

      Catalog Code: WIN0168CB

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      How to Play Nimzo
      The Nimzo-Indian can well be called the opening of the world champions.
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      How to Play Nimzo

      Catalog Code: WIN0163CB

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      Queen's Gambit Orthodox
      The Orthodox Queens Gambit is one of the most solid openings which you can play against 1.d4
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      Queen's Gambit Orthodox

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      Bogo-Indian
      The Bogo-Indian (1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 Bb4+) stands out for two reasons: the concept behind the opening is simple and therefore easy to learn; and the Bogo-Indian has the reputation of being a reliable drawing weapon (statistically backed up by a high number of draws with it).
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      Bogo-Indian

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      The 3... Qd8 Scandinavian - Simple and Strong
      The world's oldest opening variation, 3...Qd8 in the Scandinavian Defense, has resurfaced in the last decade to give players at all levels a winning edge. Whether you prefer a sharp tactical game or slower positional maneuvering, the 3...Qd8 Scandinavian provides a genuine alternative for club players and grandmasters seeking to play for a win from the outset.
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      The 3... Qd8 Scandinavian - Simple and Strong

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      The Modern Morra Gambit
      A Dynamic Weapon Against the Sicilian
      In this completely revised second edition, the author probes the secrets of this gambit with tactical acuity and strategic objectivity. He concludes that "Most of Black's defensive systems objectively offer acceptable prospects in a complicated battle. Nevertheless, I can promise that every talented attacking player who studies the Morra Gambit will achieve excellent practical results. The positions that arise are extremely difficult to play, especially if the defender is not familiar with them.
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      The Modern Morra Gambit

      A Dynamic Weapon Against the Sicilian
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      Sicilian Dragon 1
      When playing as White, if you do not want to enter sharp opening systems, you would do better to fight against the Dragon by castling short. These specific variations are the theme of Rogozenko‘s CD Dragon 1.
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      Sicilian Dragon 1

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      A Strategic Opening Repertoire
      In 1998 a slim volume by IM John Donaldson explored the crafting of a sophisticated but easily assimilated group of interrelated opening strategies intending to establish small but lasting advantages. The result, A Strategic Opening Repertoire was an instant success. Now this second edition, revised by Danish FM Carsten Hansen with the assistance of John Donaldson, is greatly expanded - twice the size, with many more games and detailed explanations.
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      A Strategic Opening Repertoire

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      Nimzo-Indian Defense: The Easy Way - Jacob Aagaard
      On this DVD Danish IM Jacob Aagaard introduces you to the secrets of the Nimzoindian Defence.
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      Nimzo-Indian Defense: The Easy Way - Jacob Aagaard

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      Paulsen System
      The CD offers to the player of the black pieces an almost complete repertoire against 1.e4, but is also well suited to the player with White, since the author also offers the latter his recommendations.
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      Paulsen System

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

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      Opening Repertoire for Black
      The CD is suitable for club players and contains the ChessBase Reader based on ChessBase 9.
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      Opening Repertoire for Black

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      Trompowsky Attack
      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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      Bird's Opening
      It is no pleasure to play with Black against the Bird-Opening (1.f4) – one is vaguely familiar with some bad disasters, but less familiar with ways to avoid them.
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      Bird's Opening

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      Caro-Kann Panov
      The Caro-Kann opening (1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5) is said, possibly unfairly, to be a bit on the tame side.
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      Caro-Kann Panov

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      English 1. c4 e5
      With the move 1.c4, you can avoid some of the openings and lines to be feared after 1.d4. Following 1.c4 e5 – this move order is also called reversed Sicilian.
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      English 1. c4 e5

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      French w/o Nc3
      he French Defense has a proven reputation for adaptability and soundness, and is attractive to the Black player who seeks a complex strategic fi ght in unbalanced positions, with healthy counterplay and many chances to decide sharp battles in his favor!
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      French w/o Nc3

      Catalog Code: WIN0157CB

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