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    Year of Publication
    1971 2014 1971 to 2014
    Author(s)
    1. Eugene Znosko-Borovsky (1)
    Chess Notation Type
    1. DN - Descriptive (1)
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    1. GM Adrian Mikhalchishin (3)
    2. GM Alejandro Ramirez (4)
    3. GM Alexei Shirov (18)
    4. GM Daniel King (5)
    5. GM Dejan Bojkov (4)
    6. GM Garry Kasparov (4)
    7. GM Jacob Aagaard (2)
    8. GM Jan Gustafsson (2)
    9. GM Leonid Kritz (1)
    10. GM Loek Van Wely (2)
    11. GM Lubomir Ftacnik (5)
    12. GM Mihail Marin (1)
    13. GM Mihail Marin (1)
    14. GM Nick Pert (1)
    15. GM Niclas Huschenbeth (1)
    16. GM Nigel Davies (25)
    17. GM Peter Nielsen (2)
    18. GM Rustam Kasimdzhanov (7)
    19. GM Sergei Tiviakov (8)
    20. GM Simon Williams (2)
    21. GM Victor Bologan (17)
    22. IM Andrew Martin (27)
    23. IM Ari Ziegler (2)
    24. IM Lawrence Trent (1)
    25. IM Lawrence Trent (2)
    26. IM Lorin D'Costa (2)
    27. IM Robert Ris (3)
    28. IM Sam Collins (6)
    29. IM Valeri Lilov (9)
    30. WGM Elisabeth Pahtz (1)
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      How to Play the Chess Opening
      With keen appreciation of the amateur's usual limitations, International Grandmaster Eugene Znosko Borovsky explains the importance of rapid development of the pieces, occupation of the center, the relation of the opening to the general plan of the player, and significance of control of the center.
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      How to Play the Chess Opening

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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

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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

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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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      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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      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

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      King's Gambit
      In the hands of the inventive attacking player, the King's Gambit is an extremely dangerous weapon.
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      King's Gambit

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      King's Indian with h3
      The system with h3, which offers White many tactical possibilities, has been proven to be quite successful in practice.
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      King's Indian with h3

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      Modern Benoni
      The Modern Benoni is a fighting defence that will suit players aiming for active play rather than patient defence.
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      Modern Benoni

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      Nimzo Indian 4. f3
      The variations 4.f3 and the Sämisch, which are presented on this CD, are ideally suited to fight the Nimzo Indian.
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      Nimzo Indian 4. f3

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      Classical Nimzo-Indian
      The Nimzo-Indian is not only one of the most solid openings against 1.d4, but it also suits the player with Black who is aiming from the start for the full point.
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      Classical Nimzo-Indian

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      Philidor Defense
      The Philidor Denfence 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 combines a number of advantages. The black player has a choice of various types of positions - he can play with or without capturing on d4.
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      Philidor Defense

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      PIRC defense
      The Pirc Defence is a highly flexible and double-edged opening with which Black can avoid premature simplification and go for the full point.
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      PIRC defense

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      Queen's Gambit with 5. Bf4
      The Queen's Gambit Orthodox is one of the most solid defences for Black against 1. d4.
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      Queen's Gambit with 5. Bf4

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      Queen's Gambit Accepted
      The Queens Gambit Accepted is one of the classical openings against 1.d4 and has been (is) part of the repertoire of all World Champions.
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      Queen's Gambit Accepted

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      Modern Ways of Playing the Sicilian
      The Cuban grandmaster Amador Rodriguez introduces six modern, partially rediscovered systems with which Black without extensive theoretical knowledge can cause his opponent some very unpleasant problems.
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      Modern Ways of Playing the Sicilian

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      Classical Sicilian
      This is the position which has been examined by our English author. GM Kosten's very commited work is an exclusive database with "only" 942 entries.
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      Classical Sicilian

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      Dragon for Experts
      His first CD is intended first of all for players who already have some experience with the Dragon.
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      Dragon for Experts

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

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      Sveshnikov Sicilian
      The Sicilian Sveshnikov variation is a increasingly popular line in the Sicilian Defense.
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      Sveshnikov Sicilian

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      Meran Variation
      The Meran Variation is an extremely dynamic opening, and its no coincidence that it belongs to the opening repertoire of geniusses such as Kasparov, Kramnik, Anand and Shirov.
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      Meran Variation

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      Gambit lexicon
      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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      Catalan E00-E09
      The Catalan is an opening in which Black may well be able to obtain easy equality, but in which he frequently draws the short straw in the ensuing positional battle.
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      Catalan E00-E09

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      White Repertoire for 1. e4
      The main focus of Alexander Bangiev’s repertoire CD is the Grand Prix Attack of the Sicilian Defence, featuring a wealth of introduction texts, playing suggestions and annotated games about this sharp attacking weapon.
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      White Repertoire for 1. e4

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