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    Sicilian Defense with 2. c3 Alapin Variation - Sergei Tiviakov
    Catalog Code: WIN0109CB

    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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    Closed Sicilian - Nigel Davies
    Catalog Code: WIN0145CB

    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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    1...d6 Universal - Nigel Davies
    Catalog Code: WIN0111CB

    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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    Panov Attack in Chess
    Catalog Code: B0127IS

    This opening is played on both sides by the world's strongest chess grandmasters.
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    Panov Attack in Chess

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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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    ABC of the Modern Benoni - Andrew Martin
    Catalog Code: WIN0124CB

    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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    ABC of the Sicilian Dragon - Andrew Martin
    Catalog Code: WIN0135CB

    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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    BEATING THE FRENCH - Rustam Kasimdzhanov - VOLUME 2
    Catalog Code: WIN0143CB

    In his DVD series on the French Defence, Rustam Kasimdzhanov presents a promising White repertoire based upon 3.Nc3
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    BEATING THE FRENCH - Rustam Kasimdzhanov - VOLUME 2

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    ABC of the Modern Slav - Andrew Martin - 2nd Edition
    Catalog Code: WIN0086CB

    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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    1. e4 for the Creative Attacker - Nigel Davies
    Catalog Code: WIN0133CB

    Playing 1.e4 with White is often associated with having to know reams of opening theory but this does not have to be the case.
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    1. e4 for the Creative Attacker - Nigel Davies

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    Scheveningen Sicilian - Lubomir Ftacnik
    Catalog Code: WIN0213CB

    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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    Tarrasch Defense - Nigel Davies
    Catalog Code: WIN0125CB

    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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    Maroczy System - Sergei Tiviakov
    Catalog Code: WIN0110CB

    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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    French Defense - Ari Ziegler
    Catalog Code: WIN0121CB

    The French defence is a very powerful opening against 1.e4-players who plays aggressively.
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    French Defense - Ari Ziegler

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    ABC of the Czech Benoni - Andrew Martin
    Catalog Code: WIN0123CB

    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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    ABC of the Caro-Kann - Andrew Martin
    Catalog Code: WIN0087CB

    The ABC of the Caro Kann describes a repertoire for Black which will stand the test of time and the main ideas and themes of the opening are explained in Andrew Martin‘s usual friendly, accessable style.
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    ABC of the Caro-Kann - Andrew Martin

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    ABC of the Anti-Dutch - Andrew Martin
    Catalog Code: WIN0127CB

    Players wishing to play the Dutch Defence must certainly pay as much attention to Anti-Dutch systems as they do to the main line, as it is these very lines that will occur most often at club level.
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    ABC of the Anti-Dutch - Andrew Martin

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    Accelerated Dragon - Nigel Davies
    Catalog Code: WIN0104CB

    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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    BEATING THE FRENCH - Rustam Kasimdzhanov - VOLUME 3
    Catalog Code: WIN0144CB

    In his DVD series on the French Defence, Rustam Kasimdzhanov presents a promising White repertoire based on 3.Nc3.
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    BEATING THE FRENCH - Rustam Kasimdzhanov - VOLUME 3

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    The ABC of the Bogo Indian - Andrew Martin
    Catalog Code: WIN0387CB

    The Bogo Indian is an attractive system for players of all levels. It provides a sound platform from which Black can begin the middlegame with confidence. After 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 Bb4+ Black develops smoothly and prepares to castle.
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    The ABC of the Bogo Indian - Andrew Martin

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    O'Kelly Sicilian - Andrew Martin
    Catalog Code: WIN0269CB

    Cl­u­b pl­a­yer­s w­i­l­l­ enjo­­y a­d­d­i­ng the O­­’Kel­l­y to­­ thei­r­ r­eper­to­­i­r­e a­nd­ ma­ny o­­ppo­­nents w­i­l­l­ be u­nfa­mi­l­i­a­r­ w­i­th the u­nu­su­a­l­ pr­o­­bl­ems tha­t Bl­a­ck i­s po­­si­ng.
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    O'Kelly Sicilian - Andrew Martin

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    ABC of the Vienna - Andrew Martin
    Catalog Code: WIN0207CB

    The newest addition to Andrew Martin Fritz Trainer Opening software DVD series: The ABC of the Vienna.
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    ABC of the Vienna - Andrew Martin

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    Learn From The Open Games - Sam Collins
    Catalog Code: WIN0350CB

    In this DVD Sam Collins explains the games from which he has learned the most, arising out of 1.e4 e5. Topics covered include: exchanges, attacking strategy, gambits and sacrificial play, opening selection, play with opposite coloured bishops, restriction of the opponent's pieces, play in queenless middlegames and endgame technique. The themes are of critical importance for an understanding of how to play the middlegame. However, Collins also gives a full explanation of the themes from the opening and early middlegame, making this an invaluable collection for players who play the open games with either colour, or who simply want to learn more about this central touchstone of chess development. 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 Return Information for Software & DVDs Computer Software and DVDs can only be returned or exchanged if the product is in its original, sealed packaging and has not been installed or used in any way. Once you open the packaging of a Computer Software or DVD title, it can only be exchanged for the same title if the original media is defective. There are NO exceptions to this rule.
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    Learn From The Open Games - Sam Collins

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    The English Defense - Dejan Bojkov
    Catalog Code: WIN0377CB

    In the 1970s a group of strong English players (Miles, Speelman, Keene above all and later Short) developed a slightly unusual opening starting after the moves 1.d4 e6 2.c4 b6. Just like in the Grünfeld or the Alekhine Defences, Black concedes the centre. However, rather than provoking pawn advances by an early development of the knights, Black wants instead to develop his bishops (most frequently to the squares b7 and b4). This approach contradicts the orthodox rule of development (knights before bishops) but is not it better to get some pieces out instead of spending a lot of tempi with the knight in provocation?! The original character of the play as well as the good preparation by the aforementioned grandmasters led to the recognition of this setup as the English Defence.
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    The English Defense - Dejan Bojkov

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    KNOW THE TERRAIN - Carlsbad - Sam Collins - VOLUME 1
    Catalog Code: WIN0295CB

    In this DVD, Sam Collins examines one of the most important structures in chess, the Carlsbad.
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    KNOW THE TERRAIN - Carlsbad - Sam Collins - VOLUME 1

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    KNOW THE TERRAIN - Isolated Queen's Pawn - Sam Collins - VOLUME 6
    Catalog Code: WIN0442CB

    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. In this DVD, Sam Collins examines the Isolated Queen’s Pawn (IQP) and associated structures. Using games almost exclusively from grandmaster praxis in the last two years, Collins explains all of the major ideas for playing with and against the IQP, including the d5-advance, kingside attacks (including the rook lift, h4-h5 and Bxh6 sacrifices), central sacrifices (including the Rxe6 exchange sacrifice in various positions from the Petroff), queenside play and simplification, and gives some guidance on how to assess transpositions into related structures.The universality of the IQP is illustrated by the games on this DVD, played in openings as diverse as the Nimzo Indian, Queen’s Gambit Accepted, Semi-Tarrasch, Caro-Kann, Slav, c3-Sicilian, French Tarrasch, Bogo Indian and Petroff. A final section of questions and answers (in Chessbase’s new interactive format) tests and reinforces the reader’s knowledge of the IQP, one of the most important structures in modern chess.
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    KNOW THE TERRAIN - Isolated Queen's Pawn - Sam Collins - VOLUME 6

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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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    How to Play the Sicilian Defence! - Elisabeth Pahtz
    Opening
    Catalog Code: WIN0403CB

    The Sicilian Defense is an old but nevertheless very modern opening. The continuous stream of new ideas in the Sicilian makes 1..c5 the most popular answer to 1.e4. On this DVD I do give an introduction to the most important Sicilian systems. However, the focus lies not on memorizing variations. Instead, I present some of my own games to show typical plans and strategies and to indicate typical and important tactical motifs, which can be used in various systems.
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    How to Play the Sicilian Defence! - Elisabeth Pahtz

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    Modern Benoni for Advanced Players - Ari Ziegler
    Catalog Code: WIN0334CB

    In this DVD International Master Ari Ziegler gives you a fighting repertoire against all white systems in the Modern Benoni. The target audience is club players with a rating of 1500-2400.
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    Modern Benoni for Advanced Players - Ari Ziegler

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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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    Flank Attacks - Valeri Lilov
    Catalog Code: WIN0376CB

    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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    1. e4 Repertoire - Sam Collins - Grandmaster Lines Explained for Club Players
    Catalog Code: WIN0249CB

    In this DVD, Sam Collins offers another way. Discussing sound, aggressive lines, all with regular top-level support from GMs Tiviakov, Howell, Pavasovic and others, Collins breaks down each position into its key components and explains the core plans and ideas, together with enough theory to avoid any accidents and catch your opponents by surprise.
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    1. e4 Repertoire - Sam Collins - Grandmaster Lines Explained for Club Players

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    Budapest Gambit - Andrew Martin
    Catalog Code: WIN0224CB

    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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    Sicilian Kan - Valeri Lilov
    Catalog Code: WIN0266CB

    he Kan's many innovative ideas combine with the fool-proof teaching approach of FIDE Master Valeri Lilov on this new Fritz Trainer DVD - The Sicilian Kan Variation.
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    Sicilian Kan - Valeri Lilov

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    1. d4 - A Classical Repertoire for White - Lubomir Ftacnik
    Catalog Code: WIN0288CB

    This DVD by Lubomir Ftacnik is an ambitious project, presenting a comprehensive set of ideas and structures in chess openings, arising after the first move 1.d4.
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    1. d4 - A Classical Repertoire for White - Lubomir Ftacnik

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    The Scandinavian - The Easy Way - Andrew Martin - 2nd Edition
    Catalog Code: WIN0118CB

    Here is an opening for Black which will furnish good results in the shortest possible time.
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    The Scandinavian - The Easy Way - Andrew Martin - 2nd Edition

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