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    Items 73 to 108 of 238

      ABC of the Modern Benoni - Andrew Martin
      On this Chessbase DVD, International Master Andrew Martin will teach you all the nuts and bolts of this fascinating opening, showing you when to duck and when to punch with Black and tackles some of the most critical move-orders of the day.
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      ABC of the Modern Benoni - Andrew Martin

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      1...d6 Universal - Nigel Davies
      1...d6 can be used as a universal defense against every White opening.
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      1...d6 Universal - Nigel Davies

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      Tarrasch Defense - Nigel Davies
      Amongst the many advantages of the Tarrasch is the fact that it can be used against the English and Reti Openings.
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      Tarrasch Defense - Nigel Davies

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      Queen's Indian Defense: The Easy Way - Jacob Aagaard
      With "The Queen's Indian – The easy way", IM Jacob Aagaard presents a new DVD which, together with his previously published work on the Nimzo-Indian Defence, forms an almost complete black repertoire against 1.d4 and 2.c4
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      Queen's Indian Defense: The Easy Way - Jacob Aagaard

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      ABC of the Czech Benoni - Andrew Martin
      The Czech Benoni has never quite made it to the top of the charts as a reply to 1 d4.
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      ABC of the Czech Benoni - Andrew Martin

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      Queen's Pawn Openings - Andrew Martin
      Covers Queen's Pawn Openings such as the Trompowsky, the London System, the Colle System, the Torre Attack.
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      Queen's Pawn Openings - Andrew Martin

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      Scotch Game - Nigel Davies
      The Scotch Game by Nigel Davies is a lively alternative to the Ruy Lopez which has found favor amongst many leading Grandmasters.
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      Scotch Game - Nigel Davies

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      Accelerated Dragon - Nigel Davies
      The Accelerated Dragon is much more than just a dynamic yet solid means of countering 1.e4
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      Accelerated Dragon - Nigel Davies

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      Sicilian Defense with 2. c3 Alapin Variation - Sergei Tiviakov
      Especially against stronger opponents, 2.c3 is an excellent weapon.
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      Sicilian Defense with 2. c3 Alapin Variation - Sergei Tiviakov

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      Maroczy System - Sergei Tiviakov
      The Maroczy System of the Sicilian Defence is one of the modern openings where Black attacks the white centre mainly with pieces.
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      Maroczy System - Sergei Tiviakov

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      ABC of the Sicilian Dragon - Andrew Martin
      The Sicilian Dragon is one of the most extensively analysed openings in the entire realm of chess theory.
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      ABC of the Sicilian Dragon - Andrew Martin

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      Closed Sicilian - Nigel Davies
      The Closed Sicilian, by Nigel Davies is produced by Chessbase as part of the Fritz Trainer Opening series.
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      Closed Sicilian - Nigel Davies

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      Scheveningen Sicilian - Lubomir Ftacnik
      The Scheveningen Sicilian is central to an understanding of all the individual versions of the most popular response to the move 1.e4 - including the related Najdorf system.
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      Scheveningen Sicilian - Lubomir Ftacnik

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      ABC of the Modern Slav - Andrew Martin - 2nd Edition
      In this modern update Andrew Martin considers nine, new, interesting and important games, most involving strong grandmasters, which demonstrate that this is one of Black’s best defences to 1.d4.
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      ABC of the Modern Slav - Andrew Martin - 2nd Edition

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      ABC of the Chess Openings - Andrew Martin - 2nd Edition
      In the all new ‘ABC of Chess Openings‘ International Master Andrew Martin explores the diverse possibilities available to everyone in the opening phase of the game.
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      ABC of the Chess Openings - Andrew Martin - 2nd Edition

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      A Busy Person's Opening System - Nigel Davies
      On this DVD Nigel Davies addresses this issue by demonstrating a simple and easy to learn opening system designed for the busy person.
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      A Busy Person's Opening System - Nigel Davies

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      Opening Repertoire for the Positional Player - Valeri Lilov

      Do you like positional chess? Have you ever dreamed of playing the most stable openings that leave your tactical opponent with nothing but a cramped position? In this DVD, FM Valeri Lilov will present you with a complete opening repertoire for both White and Black, consisting of various solid opening systems leading to stable and flexible positions and providing many opportunities for intricate manoeuvring and creative planning! Some of these great openings include certain lines in the English Opening and the Queen's Gambit, as well as whole opening systems like the Torre Attack for White. On the other hand, the Classical Variation and the Bronstein-Larsen Variation in the Caro-Kann are two of the many great lines FM Lilov has selected for Black. Let one of the best coaches on the internet guide you through the maze of positional chess where none of your tactical opponents' tricks will work! Learn how to take advantage of your positional style of play with the help of the Tiger. Video running time: 4 hours System requirements: Pentium-Processor at 300 Mhz or higher, 64 MB RAM, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, DVD drive, mouse, soundcard

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      Opening Repertoire for the Positional Player - Valeri Lilov

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      Flank Attacks - Valeri Lilov
      The flank attack is one of those sneaky ways of surrounding your opponent's forces and getting to your target fast! So, do we really need to master flank attacks to use them or protect ourselves from them effectively? The answer is a resounding "Yes!"
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      Flank Attacks - Valeri Lilov

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      KNOW THE TERRAIN - The Philidor Structure - Sam Collins - VOLUME 5
      The information explosion has led to a massive increase in opening theory. But how often do you win a game with a prepared line? What gives strong players the edge over their opponents is not some blockbuster novelty, but a deep understanding of the pawn structures to which their openings lead – an understanding that lasts into the middlegame and endgame, and is transferable between different openings with similar structures.
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      KNOW THE TERRAIN - The Philidor Structure - Sam Collins - VOLUME 5

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      The Trompowsky - The Easy Way - Andrew Martin - 2nd Edition
      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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      Enter 1. f4 - The Bird - Andrew Martin
      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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      Unorthodox Chess Openings - Valeri Lilov
      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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      Gambit Opening Repertoire - Valeri Lilov
      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
      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

      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
      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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      ABC of the Alekhine - Andrew Martin - 2nd Edition
      Alekhine‘s Defence is an excellent opening to play if one wants to go for the win.
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      ABC of the Alekhine - Andrew Martin - 2nd Edition

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      Attacking with the Benko Gambit - Alejandro Ramirez - PART 2
      The Benko is a powerful weapon in any player’s Black repertoire. However, many white players, fearing black activity and compensation, decide to avoid it altogether before Black has the chance to sacrifice his pawn. This DVD offers a complete repertoire for black players after 1.d4 in the case that White avoids the move 2.c4 or after 2.c4 c5 avoids the move 3.d5.
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      Attacking with the Benko Gambit - Alejandro Ramirez - PART 2

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      Budapest Gambit - Andrew Martin
      Study of the Budapest Gambit will place an extremely dangerous weapon into the hands of the club player.
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      Budapest Gambit - Andrew Martin

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      Caro-Kann - Victor Bologan
      The Caro-Kann is considered to be one of the safest and most reliable replies to 1.e4.
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      Caro-Kann - Victor Bologan

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      The Dutch Stonewall - Valeri Lilov
      FM Valeri Lilov, co-founder of Tiger Lilov’s Chess School and TigerLilov.com, is a top-notch professional chess coach popular with all of the major online communities promoting the game of chess. His balanced style of play and constant striving for improvement have both shaped his deep knowledge and understanding of chess theory, which he is about to demonstrate to you in his latest high quality DVD for ChessBase.
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      The Dutch Stonewall - Valeri Lilov

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      The ABC of the Classical Dutch - Andrew Martin

      On the ABC of the Classical Dutch, IM Andrew Martin gives the student a thorough grounding in the ways of this unconventional opening. The positions that are reached after 1...f5 are always sharp and unclear, suiting the chessboard warrior very well. You cannot play the Dutch with a faint heart! The ABC of the Classical Dutch will analyse systems where predominantly Black plays with an early ...d7-d6. There are discussions of all the key ideas and opening themes, as well as repertoire suggestions for Black. The Classical Dutch does not enjoy an especially good reputation at the highest level, but from time to time the great players have employed 1...f5 when fighting outright for the win. It would not have been a good idea to tell Alekhine, Botvinnik, Bronstein or Larsen that 1...f5 is a weak move! The world of the Classical Dutch is a rather unusual one. If you are looking for a winning weapon as Black and you are an uncompromising fighter, then this opening is for you! Video running time: 3 hours 45 min. IM Andrew Martin is 54 years old and holds the FIDE Senior Trainer title. Since 2004 he has recorded over 25 DVD's for ChessBase. System requirements: Pentium-Processor at 300 Mhz or higher, 64 MB RAM, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, DVD drive, mouse, soundcard.
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      The ABC of the Classical Dutch - Andrew Martin

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      The English Hedgehog Defence - Lubomir Ftacnik
      This DVD by Lubomir Ftacnik deals with the Hedgehog structure and its phenomenal potential for generating active counterplay with Black. The appeal of elastic piece development around a dynamic pawn structure has helped to spread this concept to many other openings. The author has consciously limited his survey to the English Hedgehog with an emphasis on the challenges Black faces following the centralisation of White’s queen after 1.c4 c5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.Nc3 e6 4.g3 b6 5.Bg2 Bb7 6.0-0 Be7 7.d4 cxd4 8.Qxd4. While Black will have to survive various challenges to his position, as the aggressor enjoys a slight advantage in development and has great freedom of movement for his pieces, once the defender manages to fend off direct aggression, his prospects are usually quite promising.
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      The English Hedgehog Defence - Lubomir Ftacnik

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      1. e6 - A Solid Repertoire Against 1. d4 and 1. e4 - Nigel Davies
      Many players struggle to find solid openings to play as Black, especially if they have relatively little time to study theory. This DVD addresses this problem, presenting a solid and easy to learn Black repertoire against White’s two main opening moves, 1.e4 and 1.d4.
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      1. e6 - A Solid Repertoire Against 1. d4 and 1. e4 - Nigel Davies

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      KNOW THE TERRAIN - The Advance French Structure - Sam Collins - VOLUME 4
      The information explosion has led to a massive increase in opening theory. But how often do you win a game with a prepared line? What gives strong players the edge over their opponents is not some blockbuster novelty, but a deep understanding of the pawn structures to which their openings lead – an understanding that lasts into the middlegame and endgame, and is transferable between different openings with similar structures.
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      KNOW THE TERRAIN - The Advance French Structure - Sam Collins - VOLUME 4

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      Gruenfeld Defence - Lubomir Ftacnik
      The Gruenfeld Defence enjoys a special star status in the family of Indian openings. It involves a daring, active concept: fighting for control of the centre with an early d7-d5 thrust supported only by pieces.
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      Gruenfeld Defence - Lubomir Ftacnik

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