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    Balance of Time, Material and Quality of Position - Chess Lecture - Volume 62
    Catalog Code: DVD0062CL

    GM Jesse Kraai explains Kasparov’s fundamental theorem of chess with which any position can be evaluated. Jesse gives us examples of near perfect games, and analysis tools to evaluate your own game.ECO: C22, C41, A15
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    Balance of Time, Material and Quality of Position - Chess Lecture - Volume 62

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    Standing Up to the Trompowski - Chess Lecture - Volume 23
    Catalog Code: DVD0023CL

    Founded in 2005 ChessLecture.com is one of the largest chess instructional libraries in the world. Our lectures are created and presented by Grand Masters, International Masters and National Masters and contain excellent instruction by experienced players for the chess enthusiast.
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    Standing Up to the Trompowski - Chess Lecture - Volume 23

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    How to Face Unorthodox Openings - Chess Lecture - Volume 15
    Catalog Code: DVD0015CL

    Founded in 2005 ChessLecture.com is one of the largest chess instructional libraries in the world. Our lectures are created and presented by Grand Masters, International Masters and National Masters and contain excellent instruction by experienced players for the chess enthusiast.
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    How to Face Unorthodox Openings - Chess Lecture - Volume 15

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    Fried Liver and Variations, Theory and Examples - Chess Lecture - Volume 70
    Catalog Code: DVD0070CL

    GM Jesse Kraai shows you the ins and outs of the Fried Liver Attack for beginners all the way up through how advanced players can use this to their advantage. He then goes on to show you how it was employed in 2 high profile games. Jesse says, “The Fried Liver is not just for beginners!”
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    Fried Liver and Variations, Theory and Examples - Chess Lecture - Volume 70

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    A Complete System for Black Against the English Opening - Chess Lecture - Volume 65
    Catalog Code: DVD0065CL

    The English derives its name from the English (unofficial) World Champion, Howard Staunton (1843). The English has caught on in the twentieth century and is now recognized as a solid opening that may be used to reach both classical and hypermodern positions. Although many lines of the English have a distinct character, the opening is often used as a transpositional device in much the same way as 1.Nf3 – to avoid such highly regarded responses to 1.d4 as the Nimzo-Indian and Grunfeld defences – and is considered reliable and flexible.
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    A Complete System for Black Against the English Opening - Chess Lecture - Volume 65

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    New Ideas in The French Defense - Chess Lecture - Volume 56
    Catalog Code: DVD0056CL

    GM Jesse Kraai reviews ECO C02 The French, Advance from Blacks Perspective 1 e4 e6 2 d4 d5 3 e5 ECO C00 The Basic French Defense but with a new twist. 1 e4 e6, Jesse Shows you a new move that surprised even him and is very playable. Inspired from a discussion with Grandmaster Vinay Bhat of a recent game .ECO C10 The Fort Knox variation of the French 1 e4 e6 2 d4 d5 3 Nc3ECO: C02, C00, C10
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    New Ideas in The French Defense - Chess Lecture - Volume 56

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    A Simple System Against the King's Gambit - Part I - Chess Lecture - Volume 34
    Catalog Code: DVD0034CL

    Founded in 2005 ChessLecture.com is one of the largest chess instructional libraries in the world. Our lectures are created and presented by Grand Masters, International Masters and National Masters and contain excellent instruction by experienced players for the chess enthusiast.
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    A Simple System Against the King's Gambit - Part I - Chess Lecture - Volume 34

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    My Pet King's Indian, Na6 - Chess Lecture - Volume 28
    Catalog Code: DVD0028CL

    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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    My Pet King's Indian, Na6 - Chess Lecture - Volume 28

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    A Poisonous System Against the KID Fianchetto - Chess Lecture - Volume 29
    Catalog Code: DVD0029CL

    IM Bryan Smith grew up in Anchoarge, Alaska and now resides in Philadlephia, PA. His accomplishments include first in the 2008 National Chess Congress, first place in the 2008 King's Island Open and has won many other Grand Prix tournaments.
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    A Poisonous System Against the KID Fianchetto - Chess Lecture - Volume 29

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    Ideas Behind the Bogo-Indian - Chess Lecture - Volume 57
    Catalog Code: DVD0057CL

    The Bogo-Indian, named after Efim Bogoliubov is not as popular as the Queen's Indian, but is seen occasionally at all levels. The Bogo-Indian is the position arising after 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 is common. The traditional move for White here is 3.Nc3, threatening to set up a big pawn centre with 4.e4. However, 3.Nf3 is often played instead as a way of avoiding the Nimzo-Indian Defense (which would follow after 3.Nc3 Bb4). After 3.Nf3, Black usually plays 3...b6 (TheQueen’s Indian Defense ) or 3...d5 (leading to the Queen’s Gambit Declined), but can instead play 3...Bb4+, which is The Bogo-Indian
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    Ideas Behind the Bogo-Indian - Chess Lecture - Volume 57

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    An Answer to the Scandinavian Defense - Chess Lecture - Volume 18
    Catalog Code: DVD0018CL

    IM Bryan Smith grew up in Anchoarge, Alaska and now resides in Philadlephia, PA. His accomplishments include first in the 2008 National Chess Congress, first place in the 2008 King's Island Open and has won many other Grand Prix tournaments.
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    An Answer to the Scandinavian Defense - Chess Lecture - Volume 18

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    An Opening Repertoire for the Attacking Player Part I - Sicilian vs. 1.e4 - Chess Lecture - Volume 16
    Catalog Code: DVD0016CL

    FM Valeri Lilov of Bulgaria resides in Varna, and works in practical chess and chess pedagogy. In 2000 in Moscow, Russia, he became the European Individual School Chess Champion U10 with the record of 6, 5 out of 7.
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    An Opening Repertoire for the Attacking Player Part I - Sicilian vs. 1.e4 - Chess Lecture - Volume 16

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    Playing the Maroczy Bind For White - Chess Lecture - Volume 63
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    The Maroczy Bind is a pawn formation named after the Hungarian Grandmaster Geza Maroczy. It is primarily, but not exclusively, used against the Sicilian Defense. It is characterized by white pawns on c4 and e4, with White's d-pawn having been exchanged for Black's c-pawn.GM Jesse Kraai shows how to use middle game strategy to gain advantage for white. Expert handling of the Maroczy Bind is illustrated with an explanation of the theory, a classic game, and an additional instructive game of his own.ECO: B36, B38
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    Playing the Maroczy Bind For White - Chess Lecture - Volume 63

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    How to Win Against 1.d4 Using the Noteboom Variation - Chess Lecture - Volume 25
    Catalog Code: DVD0025CL

    Mark was the World Junior Champion in 1976, the US Junior Co-Champion in 1976, and the Louisiana State Champion in 1986, 1987, and 1988. IM Mark Diesen sadly passed away in December of 2008 at his home in Conroe, Texas.
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    How to Win Against 1.d4 Using the Noteboom Variation - Chess Lecture - Volume 25

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    Pocket Opening Instructor
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    is an interactive tutorial for Pocket PC for intermediate players. This is a perfect opening manual.
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    DOWNLOAD - Opening Lab
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    This is a perfect opening manual. It features a theoretical review of all the chess openings, which are illustrated by instructive games of the greatest chess players.
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    DOWNLOAD - Modern Chess Opening - Other Openings - VOLUME 7
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    The Modern Chess Opening, Vol. 7 course is aimed at teaching the student much of the opening and middlegame methods and intricacies of important Other Openings.
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    DOWNLOAD - Modern Chess Opening - Open Games (1.e4 e5) - VOLUME 1
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    This course is aimed at teaching a student much of the opening and middlegame methods and intricacies of the Open Games.
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    DOWNLOAD - Modern Chess Opening - Semi-Open Games (1.e4) - VOLUME 2
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    Modern Chess Opening, vol. 2, Semi-Open Games (1.e4) course is aimed at teaching a student much of the opening and middlegame methods and intricacies through a theoretical section which includes 426 games/lectures.
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    DOWNLOAD - Modern Chess Opening - Semi-Closed Games (1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6) - VOLUME 4
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    Modern Chess Opening, vol. 4, Semi-Closed Games course is aimed at teaching a student much of the opening and middlegame methods and intricacies through a theoretical section which includes 266 games/lectures.
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    DOWNLOAD - Modern Chess Opening - Semi-Closed Games (1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6) - VOLUME 5
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    Modern Chess Opening, vol. 5, Semi-Closed Games course is aimed at teaching a student much of the opening and middlegame methods and intricacies through a theoretical section which includes 294 games/lectures.
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    DOWNLOAD - Modern Chess Opening - Closed Games (1. d4 d5) - VOLUME 6
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    Modern Chess Opening, vol. 6, Closed Games course is aimed at teaching a student much of the opening and middlegame methods and intricacies through a theoretical section which includes 416 games/lectures.
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    Learn From Your Fellow Amateurs 2 - Chess Lecture - Volume 7
    Catalog Code: DVD0007CL

    NM Dana Mackenzie started playing tournament chess during the "Fischer boom" of 1971-1972 and never quit. Champion of North Carolina in 1985, 1987, and became master in 1988. He has a 1-0 career record against world chess champions.
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    Learn From Your Fellow Amateurs 2 - Chess Lecture - Volume 7

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    Learn From Your Fellow Amateurs 3 - Chess Lecture - Volume 8
    Catalog Code: DVD0008CL

    NM Dana Mackenzie started playing tournament chess during the "Fischer boom" of 1971-1972 and never quit. Champion of North Carolina in 1985, 1987, and became master in 1988. He has a 1-0 career record against world chess champions.
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    Learn From Your Fellow Amateurs 3 - Chess Lecture - Volume 8

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    Learn From Your Fellow Amateurs 4 - Chess Lecture - Volume 9
    Catalog Code: DVD0009CL

    NM Dana Mackenzie started playing tournament chess during the "Fischer boom" of 1971-1972 and never quit. Champion of North Carolina in 1985, 1987, and became master in 1988. He has a 1-0 career record against world chess champions.
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    Learn From Your Fellow Amateurs 4 - Chess Lecture - Volume 9

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    Learn From Your Fellow Amateurs 5 - Chess Lecture - Volume 10
    Catalog Code: DVD0010CL

    NM Dana Mackenzie started playing tournament chess during the "Fischer boom" of 1971-1972 and never quit. Champion of North Carolina in 1985, 1987, and became master in 1988. He has a 1-0 career record against world chess champions.
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    Learn From Your Fellow Amateurs 5 - Chess Lecture - Volume 10

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    Learn From Your Fellow Amateurs 6 - Chess Lecture - Volume 11
    Catalog Code: DVD0011CL

    NM Dana Mackenzie started playing tournament chess during the "Fischer boom" of 1971-1972 and never quit. Champion of North Carolina in 1985, 1987, and became master in 1988. He has a 1-0 career record against world chess champions.
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    Learn From Your Fellow Amateurs 6 - Chess Lecture - Volume 11

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    Learn From Your Fellow Amateurs 1 - Chess Lecture - Volume 6
    Catalog Code: DVD0006CL

    NM Dana Mackenzie started playing tournament chess during the "Fischer boom" of 1971-1972 and never quit. Champion of North Carolina in 1985, 1987, and became master in 1988. He has a 1-0 career record against world chess champions.
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    Learn From Your Fellow Amateurs 1 - Chess Lecture - Volume 6

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    Dzindzichashvili on Openings - Chess Lecture - Volume 14
    Catalog Code: DVD0014CL

    Dzindzichashvili offers his analysis and insight on openings, covering aggressive play, tricks, traps and sound and unsound practices.
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    Dzindzichashvili on Openings - Chess Lecture - Volume 14

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    Who Needs Openings? - Chess Lecture - Volume 90
    With International Master Bill Paschall
    Catalog Code: DVD0090CL

    Is opening theory out of control? IM Bill Paschall takes us through a series of games where he used sound chess principals but stayed outside conventional opening methods. This confused his opponents and took them outside of their game. See his examples and learn how once you know the rules, you can break them and win!
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    Who Needs Openings? - Chess Lecture - Volume 90

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    Creative Opening Concepts - Chess Lecture - Volume 118
    by IM Bill Paschall
    Catalog Code: DVD0118CL

    Bill explains opening concepts in abstract and then shows several concrete examples of new ways to apply openings to keep your opponent on edge. Bill also discusses his philosophy on creative openings and how to look for new material to add to your own personal arsenal.
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    Creative Opening Concepts - Chess Lecture - Volume 118

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    Openings Overview - a4,b4,g4,h4,1.e4, 1.d4, 1.c4/Nf3 - Chess Lecture - Volume 13
    Catalog Code: DVD0013CL

    Founded in 2005 ChessLecture.com is one of the largest chess instructional libraries in the world. Our lectures are created and presented by Grand Masters, International Masters and National Masters and contain excellent instruction by experienced players for the chess enthusiast.
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    Openings Overview - a4,b4,g4,h4,1.e4, 1.d4, 1.c4/Nf3 - Chess Lecture - Volume 13

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    The B6 Files - A Hypermodern System Aiming To Attack the Center from the Sides - Chess Lecture - Volume 121
    by the Masters of ChessLecture.com
    Catalog Code: DVD0121CL

    GM Jesse Kraai gets us over the tired notion that everything worth playing has already been played. In this series Jesse reviews how to use 1 b6… against various openings including Reti Nf3 b6, English Defense 1.d4 e6 3.c4 b6, Kings Pawn 1.e4, English 1.c4 and the Birds 1.f4.
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    The B6 Files - A Hypermodern System Aiming To Attack the Center from the Sides - Chess Lecture - Volume 121

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    Studies In: Alekhine Defense - Chess Lecture Volume 111
    Hosted by GM Eugene Perelshteyn
    Catalog Code: DVD0111CL

    Alexander Alekhine a Russian World Chess Champion is often considered one of the greatest chess players ever. He became the fourth World Chess Champion by defeating José Raúl Capablanca, who was widely considered invincible. Alekhine is known for his fierce and imaginative attacking style, combined with great positional and endgame skill. Here Bill shows us four of Alekhine’s stunning games.
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    Studies In: Alekhine Defense - Chess Lecture Volume 111

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    An Opening Repertoire for the Attacking Player Lectures 5-9 - Chess Lecture - Volume 81
    Catalog Code: DVD0081CL

    In part 2 of the series IM Valeri Lilov examines a sharp repertoire for both black and white. A complete system you can employ in your own games! Valeri's take on theory is both aggressive and based on sound strategic principles. He examines White e 4 and one good line of play for all of Black's possible responses with the Budapest Gambit. Also, how White can respond to the Budapest Gambit and how to respond to deviations on most of the various openings including with the Grand Prix attack.
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    An Opening Repertoire for the Attacking Player Lectures 5-9 - Chess Lecture - Volume 81

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