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    Opening Encyclopedia 2016
    Catalog Code: WIN0083CB

    In chess, braving the gap often leads to disaster after a few moves. We should be able to avoid things going so far. The ChessBase Opening Encyclopedia offers you an effective remedy against all sorts of semi-digested knowledge and a means of building up a comprehensive and powerful repertoire. The ChessBase Opening Encyclopaedia offers you an effective remedy against all sorts of semi-digested knowledge and a means of building up a comprehensive and powerful repertoire. The Opening Encyclopaedia 2016 features complete coverage of all opening areas on a single DVD and constitutes the best possible introduction to opening training.
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    Opening Encyclopedia 2016

    $99.95
    MR. KASPAROV - How to Play the Najdorf - VOLUME 3
    Catalog Code: WIN0103CB

    The Najdorf system in the Sicilian Defense has a legendary reputation as a defensive weapon for Black. It is an opening where people often strive for a full point, instead of simply defending the position with the black pieces.
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    MR. KASPAROV - How to Play the Najdorf - VOLUME 3

    $44.95
    NIC Yearbook 112 - HARDCOVER EDITION
    Radjabov Tops Carlsen in Epic King's Indian Fight
    Catalog Code: B0112HYB

    New in Chess Yearbook is the #1 guide to Chess Opening news! It is published four times per year, ensuring the most up-to-date and topic chess opening information. It includes 25-30 surveys per issue, covering all of the fashionable lines, wild gambits and even forgotten variations! If you're serious about chess, you need New in Chess Yearbooks!
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    NIC Yearbook 112 - HARDCOVER EDITION

    $39.95
    NIC Yearbook 114 - HARDCOVER EDITION
    Wesley So - New hero of the Ruy Lopez?
    Catalog Code: B0114HYB

    New in Chess Yearbook is the #1 guide to Chess Opening news! It is published four times per year, ensuring the most up-to-date and topic chess opening information. It includes 25-30 surveys per issue, covering all of the fashionable lines, wild gambits and even forgotten variations! If you're serious about chess, you need New in Chess Yearbooks!
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    NIC Yearbook 114 - HARDCOVER EDITION

    $39.95
    NIC Yearbook 115 - HARDCOVER EDITION
    Ding Liren's passion for the King's Indian
    Catalog Code: B0115HYB

    New in Chess Yearbook is the #1 guide to Chess Opening news! It is published four times per year, ensuring the most up-to-date and topic chess opening information. It includes 25-30 surveys per issue, covering all of the fashionable lines, wild gambits and even forgotten variations! If you're serious about chess, you need New in Chess Yearbooks!
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    NIC Yearbook 115 - HARDCOVER EDITION

    $39.95
    NIC Yearbook 116 - HARDCOVER EDITION
    Wei Yi, the Sicilian Slayer
    Catalog Code: B0116HYB

    New in Chess Yearbook is the #1 guide to Chess Opening news! It is published four times per year, ensuring the most up-to-date and topic chess opening information. It includes 25-30 surveys per issue, covering all of the fashionable lines, wild gambits and even forgotten variations! If you're serious about chess, you need New in Chess Yearbooks!
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    NIC Yearbook 116 - HARDCOVER EDITION

    $39.95
    NIC Yearbook 108 - HARDCOVER EDITION
    Alexander Grischuk - Mayhem in the Samisch King's Indian
    Catalog Code: B0108HYB

    New In Chess Yearbook, which appears four times a year, contains the latest news in chess openings, and each issue brings you dozens of new ideas on the cutting edge of modern chess theory. The Yearbook not only covers the latest fashion, but also offers fresh insights into underrated gambits, rare continuations, and almost forgotten weapons.
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    NIC Yearbook 108 - HARDCOVER EDITION

    $39.95
    NIC Yearbook 117 - HARDCOVER EDITION
    Jobava: '1.b3 was like a breath of fresh air'
    Catalog Code: B0117HYB

    New in Chess Yearbook is the #1 guide to Chess Opening news! It is published four times per year, ensuring the most up-to-date and topic chess opening information. It includes 25-30 surveys per issue, covering all of the fashionable lines, wild gambits and even forgotten variations! If you're serious about chess, you need New in Chess Yearbooks!
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    NIC Yearbook 117 - HARDCOVER EDITION

    $39.95
    NIC Yearbook 110 - HARDCOVER EDITION
    Fairytale Chess by Baadur Jobava in the Vienna and the Dragadorf
    Catalog Code: B0110HYB

    Forum The Forum Section has interesting contributions by well-known players like Jan Werle, Jose Vilela, Luis Rodi and many more. Also, the winner of the Novelty of the Year 2013 contest is made known.
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    NIC Yearbook 110 - HARDCOVER EDITION

    $39.95
    NIC Yearbook 118 - HARDCOVER EDITION
    The g7-Bishop in the Najdorf is a Monster in MVL's Hands
    Catalog Code: B0118HYB

    New in Chess Yearbook is the #1 guide to Chess Opening news! It is published four times per year, ensuring the most up-to-date and topic chess opening information. It includes 25-30 surveys per issue, covering all of the fashionable lines, wild gambits and even forgotten variations! If you're serious about chess, you need New in Chess Yearbooks!
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    NIC Yearbook 118 - HARDCOVER EDITION

    $39.95
    NIC Yearbook 121 - HARDCOVER EDITION
    Carlsen Trumps Caruana in Shady Scandinavian
    Catalog Code: B0121HYB

    New in Chess Yearbook is the #1 guide to Chess Opening news! It is published four times per year, ensuring the most up-to-date and topic chess opening information. It includes 25-30 surveys per issue, covering all of the fashionable lines, wild gambits and even forgotten variations! If you're serious about chess, you need New in Chess Yearbooks!
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    NIC Yearbook 121 - HARDCOVER EDITION

    $39.95
    NIC Yearbook 107 - HARDCOVER EDITION
    Vasily Ivanchuk introduces the Budapest gambit on top level
    Catalog Code: B0107HYB

    New In Chess Yearbook, which appears four times a year, contains the latest news in chess openings, and each issue brings you dozens of new ideas on the cutting edge of modern chess theory. The Yearbook not only covers the latest fashion, but also offers fresh insights into underrated gambits, rare continuations, and almost forgotten weapons.
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    NIC Yearbook 107 - HARDCOVER EDITION

    $39.95
    NIC Yearbook 109 - HARDCOVER EDITION
    Magnus plays kick and rush in the Trompowsky
    Catalog Code: B0109HYB

    Forum The Forum Section is especially rich in this issue, with sharp reactions to previous Surveys and great new contributions by players like Zaven Andriasyan, Viktor Moskalenko, Vladimir Zakhartsov, Bogdan Lalic, Luis Rodi – and many more.
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    NIC Yearbook 109 - HARDCOVER EDITION

    $39.95
    NIC Yearbook 111 - HARDCOVER EDITION
    Anish Giri on the Crucial Choice for Top Players: 1.e4 or 1.d4?
    Catalog Code: B0111HYB

    The Forum Section has interesting contributions by well-known players like Bogdan Lalic and Daniel Fridman, who examines his experience in the Queen's Indian 6.d5 exd5 7.0-0 gambit line. Peter Boel made a tribute to Jobava's fun factor in the recent Russian Team Championships.
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    NIC Yearbook 111 - HARDCOVER EDITION

    $39.95
    NIC Yearbook 120 - HARDCOVER EDITION
    Levon Aronian is a step ahead of Magnus in the Reti
    Catalog Code: B0120HYB

    New in Chess Yearbook is the #1 guide to Chess Opening news! It is published four times per year, ensuring the most up-to-date and topic chess opening information. It includes 25-30 surveys per issue, covering all of the fashionable lines, wild gambits and even forgotten variations! If you're serious about chess, you need New in Chess Yearbooks!
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    NIC Yearbook 120 - HARDCOVER EDITION

    $39.95
    NIC Yearbook 113 - HARDCOVER EDITION
    Fabiano Caruana Squeezes a Win Out of a Stone in the Petroff
    Catalog Code: B0113HYB

    New in Chess Yearbook is the #1 guide to Chess Opening news! It is published four times per year, ensuring the most up-to-date and topic chess opening information. It includes 25-30 surveys per issue, covering all of the fashionable lines, wild gambits and even forgotten variations! If you're serious about chess, you need New in Chess Yearbooks!
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    NIC Yearbook 113 - HARDCOVER EDITION

    $39.95
    NIC Yearbook 119 - HARDCOVER EDITION
    Tougher than tough: Karjakin's Queen
    Catalog Code: B0119HYB

    New in Chess Yearbook is the #1 guide to Chess Opening news! It is published four times per year, ensuring the most up-to-date and topic chess opening information. It includes 25-30 surveys per issue, covering all of the fashionable lines, wild gambits and even forgotten variations! If you're serious about chess, you need New in Chess Yearbooks!
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    NIC Yearbook 119 - HARDCOVER EDITION

    $39.95
    Sicilian Najdorf 6.Bg5 - Alexei Shirov
    Catalog Code: WIN0267CB

    There are few opening systems which have been undergoing such a fast and furious renaissance as the 6.Bg5 Variation of the Najdorf System.
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    Sicilian Najdorf 6.Bg5 - Alexei Shirov

    $36.95
    Advance Caro-Kann - Alexei Shirov
    Catalog Code: WIN0284CB

    The Caro-Kann Defense, which arises after the moves 1.e4 c6 followed by d7-d5, is considered to be one of the most reliable defenses to Whites 1.e4.
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    Advance Caro-Kann - Alexei Shirov

    $36.95
    BLACK REPERTOIRE AGAINST 1. E4 - Marshall Attack - Jan Gustaffson - VOLUME 1
    Catalog Code: WIN0211CB

    The Marshall Attack is one of the most dynamic replies Black has at his disposal against 1.e4.
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    BLACK REPERTOIRE AGAINST 1. E4 - Marshall Attack - Jan Gustaffson - VOLUME 1

    $36.95
    Sicilian with 3. BB5 - Alexei Shirov
    Catalog Code: WIN0206CB

    During his career he has played the 3.Bb5 system with both colours and he shares with you on this DVD his valuable experience in the form of video lessons which take up a total running time of more than seven hours.
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    Sicilian with 3. BB5 - Alexei Shirov

    $36.95
    My Best Games in the Spanish by Alexei Shirov - VOLUME 3
    Catalog Code: WIN0108CB

    Alexei Shirov pursues new ways, analyzing not only his own games but also the works of other world-class players.
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    My Best Games in the Spanish by Alexei Shirov - VOLUME 3

    $36.95
    Guide to the Tkachiev Ruy Lopez - Alexei Shirov
    Catalog Code: WIN0286CB

    The variation against the Ruy Lopez presented in meticulous detail by Alexei Shirov.
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    Guide to the Tkachiev Ruy Lopez - Alexei Shirov

    $36.95
    My Best Games with Black - Alexei Shirov
    Catalog Code: WIN0129CB

    If you want to win with Black, you must decide which is the best strategy to achieve your aim.
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    My Best Games with Black - Alexei Shirov

    $36.95
    My Best Games in the King's Indian - Alexei Shirov
    Catalog Code: WIN0128CB

    With this DVD on the King‘s Indian Defence, Alexei Shirov continues the successful and highly praised series about his best games.
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    My Best Games in the King's Indian - Alexei Shirov

    $36.95
    My Best Games in the Nimzo-Indian - Alexei Shirov
    Catalog Code: WIN0116CB

    With this DVD on the Nimzo-Indian Defence, Alexei Shirov continues the successful and highly praised series about his best games.
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    My Best Games in the Nimzo-Indian - Alexei Shirov

    $36.95
    The Complete c3 Sicilian
    The Alapin Variation by it's Greatest Expert
    Catalog Code: B0096NIC

    It is not difficult to understand why the Alapin Sicilian is such a popular opening with amateur and professional chess players all over the world. Against Black’s most dangerous reply to 1.e4 it simply offers everything you need if you are looking for a reliable scheme that does not take much time to learn.
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    The Complete c3 Sicilian

    $35.95
    Bologan's Black Weapons in the Open Games
    How To Play For A Win if White Avoids The Ruy Lopez
    Catalog Code: B0147NIC

    If you are ready to play the Ruy Lopez with Black, you also need to be prepared if White avoids the Ruy. In this book Victor Bologan covers all relevant lines with a well laid-out, clearly explained and eminently playable set of responses. But Bologan's Black Weapons in the Open Games is not just another chess opening repertoire book. Bologan presents TWO different options against every main line: a common sense approach and an aggressive weapon. It’s actually two books in one
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    Bologan's Black Weapons in the Open Games

    $34.95
    Bologan's Ruy Lopez for Black
    How to Play for a Win Against the Spanish Opening
    Catalog Code: B0164NIC

    The Ruy Lopez remains one of the most popular chess openings, both at club level and among top players. In this book, the companion volume to his acclaimed bestseller Bologan’s Black Weapons in the Open Games, Victor Bologan presents a cutting-edge repertoire for Black based on the favorite lines of Magnus Carlsen and Levon Aronian. Bologan’s Ruy Lopez for Black is more than just a well laid-out, clearly explained and eminently playable set of responses against the Spanish Opening. Bologan presents TWO different options against every main line. It’s actually two books in one!
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    Bologan's Ruy Lopez for Black

    $34.95
    Smerdon's Scandinavian
    Catalog Code: B0416EM

    Grandmaster David Smerdon plays the Scandinavian, but not in the typically solid style of this popular opening. He gives the Scandinavian a welcome twist by using it as an all-out attacking weapon! The repertoire he presents in this book is an enhanced version of the one he has successfully employed at grandmaster level over many years.
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    Smerdon's Scandinavian

    $34.95
    A Black Repertoire Against Offbeat Openings - GM Nicholas Pert
    Catalog Code: WIN0482CB

    Many club players have their favourite pet opening variations which aren’t necessarily main lines. It’s important to know how to handle these variations as your opponent will likely know his systems well. In this DVD I provide a detailed Black repetoire against many of these Offbeat Opening choices. The lines I have covered include Pseudo – Trompowsky (1.d4 d5 2. Bg5), London Systems (1.d4 with an early Bf4), Torre Attack (1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 and 3. Bg5), Veresov (1.d4 Nf6 2. Nc3 d5 3. Bg5), Blackmar-Diemer Gambit (1.d4 d5 2. e4), Kings Indian Attack (1.Nf3 2.g3 3. Bg2), 1.b4, 1.b3, 1.f4, 1.g3 and 1.g4.
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    A Black Repertoire Against Offbeat Openings - GM Nicholas Pert

    $33.95
    Never too Late for the Nimzo-Indian - Victor Bologan
    Catalog Code: WIN0356CB

    Bologans way to the Nimzo-Indian was very long and difficult. Which he now regrets a lot: “I would better start it when I was young. First I played only the King’s Indian against 1.d4, later I learned Black’s Knights Tango, which already had some elements of the Nimzo-Indian and only in the new millenium I included the Nimzo Indian into my repertoire.” This period coincided with the period of winning the Dortmund 2003 tournament, when he managed to hold with Black against Vladimir Kramnik in the decisive last round in a Nimzo with 4.Qc2. The Moldavian grandmaster recommends the Nimzo-Indian to players of all levels, because it’s complex and simple at the same time. It teaches one very important thing in chess - how to play with the knight against a bishop. The Nimzo- Indian therefore has the same importance as the Ruy Lopez after 1.e4. This DVD is aimed to give Black a clear idea what to do against 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 which is considered the strongest move order by White. Video running time: 4 hours 14 min. Video sample 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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    Never too Late for the Nimzo-Indian - Victor Bologan

    $33.95
    The English Opening - Simon WIlliams - VOL. 2
    Catalog Code: WIN0464CB

    This English Opening was my first love and this was the opening that I used to progress from the rank amateur player to 2400+ International Master. I will now share my secrets of this opening with you, in the hope that the English Opening can help you improve in a similar way. My main teaching method behind this set of two DVDs is to teach you some simple yet effective set ups, without the need to rely on memorising numerous complicated variations. I have explained what you are trying to achieve with each move and set up, then you will know what plans to put into motion in the middlegame and endgame.
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    The English Opening - Simon WIlliams - VOL. 2

    $33.95

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