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      Learn From The Open Games - Sam Collins

      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

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      How to Combat Rare Lines as Black - Sergei Tiviakov
      Opening
      The author has very often been asked by his students - what should I do against rarely played lines and openings? This DVD is aimed at answering that question... A complete repertoire for Black is set out to be used against moves such as 1.Nf3, 1.f4, 1.g3, 1.Nc3, 1.b3, 1.b4 and 1.g4. The author uses content from his own notebooks to provide a full explanation of how to proceed. Important chess principles are explained which help the student tackle the unknown!
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      How to Combat Rare Lines as Black - Sergei Tiviakov

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      Modern Benoni for Advanced Players - Ari Ziegler
      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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      The ABC of the Bogo Indian - Andrew Martin
      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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      Fighting Philidor - Victor Bologan
      In modern chess - full of information, games and analysis - it is important to have new ideas and fresh openings. The Philidor Defence DVD provides you with exactly that!
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      Fighting Philidor - Victor Bologan

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      Attacking with the Pirc - Dejan Bojkov
      The Slovenian GM Vasja Pirc was a five time Yugoslavian champion. This speaks volumes for his playing strength but there is a more important contribution which he has made to the chess world. The defense which he explored in detail after the moves 1.e4 d6 2.d4 Nf6 3.Nc3 g6 is named after him. There were ups and downs in the appearance of the Pirc in tournament practice.
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      Attacking with the Pirc - Dejan Bojkov

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      Queen's Gambit Declined Exchange Variation - Nigel Davies
      The Queen's Gambit Declined Exchange Variation is one of the most important opening systems. It has been played by most of the great players in history and from both sides of the board.
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      Queen's Gambit Declined Exchange Variation - Nigel Davies

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      Queen's Gambit Accepted - Valeri Lilov
      In this DVD, Lilov will teach you a plan for Black with a6, b5, Bb7, Nbd7 and c5, which is one of the best ways to meet Whites Queens Gambit.
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      Queen's Gambit Accepted - Valeri Lilov

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      KNOW THE TERRAIN - Carlsbad - Sam Collins - VOLUME 1
      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 - The Capablanca Structure - Sam Collins - VOLUME 2
      Sam Collins continued his investigation into the most common and important pawn structures in chess by looking at the "Capablanca Structure" (white pawns on c4 and d4 against black pawns on c6 and e6)
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      KNOW THE TERRAIN - The Capablanca Structure - Sam Collins - VOLUME 2

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      The Queen's Gambit Accepted - A Repertoire for Black - Sam Collins

      In this DVD Sam Collins presents a repertoire for Black based on the Queen's Gambit Accepted, 1.d4 d5 2.c4 dxc4. Rather than get involved in the heavy theory of the Classical Main Line, the lynchpin of the repertoire is the active development of the queen's bishop, after 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.e3, with 4
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      The Queen's Gambit Accepted - A Repertoire for Black - Sam Collins

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      FRITZ TRAINER - Queen's Gambit Declined - D'Costa & Murphy
      The Queens Gambit Declined (known as the ‘QGD’) is the “Mr. Reliable” of responses to 1.d4. A favourite of many of the world champions, both past and present, its reputation has never been called into question.
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      FRITZ TRAINER - Queen's Gambit Declined - D'Costa & Murphy

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      Build a 1. d4 Repertoire - Nigel Davies
      Players following Davies' recommendations will begin by learning a basic Queen Pawn opening such as the Torre Attack or the London, and then "layering on" additional openings in an organized manner. The videos on this DVD will illustrate how to accomplish this in an easy and confusion-free manner.
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      Build a 1. d4 Repertoire - Nigel Davies

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      1. d4 - A Classical Repertoire for White - Lubomir Ftacnik
      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 English Defense - Dejan Bojkov
      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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      The Wicked Veresov Attack - Andrew Martin
      A Tricky Opening with 1. d4
      Andrew Martin: The wicked Veresov Attack A tricky Opening with 1.d4 The Veresov ( 1 d4 Nf6 2 Nc3 d5 3 Bg5) is little-played and understood when we compare it to other queen’s pawn openings, like the Trompowsky, Torre Attack and London system. As such it can be a very dangerous weapon in the right hands. Very few club or amateur players will be properly prepared to play against it.
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      The Wicked Veresov Attack - Andrew Martin

      A Tricky Opening with 1. d4
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      The Reti - A Flexible Attacking Opening - Alejandro Ramirez
      The Nimzo-Indian, the Gruenfeld and the King’s Indian Defence are three incredibly uncomfortable defences to meet. This hypermodern DVD gives new ideas on how to squash these setups with sound, positional play based on double fianchetto systems. This DVD focuses on the move 1.Nf3 and covers the necessary variations to meet Black’s most popular systems, including the ones listed above as well as the Slav and Catalan/Orthodox type setups. White steers away from mainstream theory while still being on the aggressive side and causing Black problems from the beginning.
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      The Reti - A Flexible Attacking Opening - Alejandro Ramirez

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      ABC of the Ruy Lopez - Andrew Martin - 2nd Edition
      In this diverse and instructive DVD, International Master Andrew Martin explains how the opening works, with the help of mostly recent, complete master games, although there are some classics too!
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      ABC of the Ruy Lopez - Andrew Martin - 2nd Edition

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      Spanish Exchange Variation - Andrew Martin
      On this new ChessBase DVD, Andrew Martin makes a convincing case for White’s chances.
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      Spanish Exchange Variation - Andrew Martin

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      FRITZ TRAINER - The Tactic Toolbox - Ruy Lopez / Spanish - Sam Collins
      In this DVD, the viewer is invited to solve over 60 puzzles in Chessbase’s new interactive Question & Answer format. All positions are from the Ruy Lopez and have been carefully selected to illustrate the most important recurring tactical themes throughout this opening, one of the most important in modern chess.
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      FRITZ TRAINER - The Tactic Toolbox - Ruy Lopez / Spanish - Sam Collins

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      The Scandinavian - The Easy Way - Andrew Martin - 2nd Edition
      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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      f4 Sicilian - Nigel Davies
      On this DVD Davies makes a cogent argument for White playing 2.Nc3 rather than 2.f4 because of the gambit line with 2...d5!
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      f4 Sicilian - Nigel Davies

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      Sicilian Kan - Valeri Lilov
      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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      O'Kelly Sicilian - Andrew Martin
      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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      Sicilian Rossolimo for White - Victor Bologan
      The Rossolimo Variation 3.Bb5 is considered to be one of the strongest replies to 2…Nc6 in the Sicilian Defence.
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      Sicilian Rossolimo for White - Victor Bologan

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      Smith-Morra Gambit - Lawrence Trent
      The Morra Gambit, characterised by the moves 1.e4 c5 2.d4 cxd4 3.c3 is one of the least played, yet according to IM Trent most underrated Anti-Sicilians that White has at his disposal.
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      Smith-Morra Gambit - Lawrence Trent

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      How to Play the Sicilian Defence! - Elisabeth Pahtz
      Opening
      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

      Opening
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      FRITZ TRAINER - The Modern Grand Prix Attack - Lawrence Trent
      The Grand Prix Attack is one of White’s most enterprising weapons against the Sicilian Defence, and a favourite among club players and Grandmasters alike. This is an opening that must be treated with both caution and respect. Over the past few years Grandmaster Gawain Jones, arguably the world’s leading expert on the variation, has used the Grand Prix Attack to defeat a number of world class opponents, which demonstrates that underestimating its potential can cause casualties even at the highest level.
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      FRITZ TRAINER - The Modern Grand Prix Attack - Lawrence Trent

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      Tactic Toolbox Scheveningen - Lubomir Ftacnik
      Lubomir Ftacnik complements his popular Scheveningen DVD with fresh material for training tactical themes. The world’s most popular opening, the Sicilian defense (played in more than 50% of all games!) rises and falls with attack, fantasy and combinations. The ability to spot a tactical opportunity, calculate variations and choose the best line decides the game in sharp Sicilian positions and, even on its own, is a skill worth having.
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      Tactic Toolbox Scheveningen - Lubomir Ftacnik

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      ABC of the Vienna - Andrew Martin
      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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      Vienna with 3.f4 - Nigel Davies
      On this DVD Nigel Davies argues that the Vienna is a great choice for players of every level, providing surprise value to top Grandmasters whilst provoking fearful and passive reactions amongst players at club level.
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      Vienna with 3.f4 - Nigel Davies

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      The English Opening - Grandmaster Repertoire 4 - VOLUME 2
      Grandmaster Repertoire is a new series of high quality books based on the main lines, written by strong grandmasters. The aim is to provide the reader with a complete repertoire at a level good enough for elite tournaments, and certainly also for the club championship.
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      The English Opening - Grandmaster Repertoire 4 - VOLUME 2

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      The English Opening - Grandmaster Repertoire 5 - VOLUME 3
      Grandmaster Repertoire is a new series of high quality books based on the main lines, written by strong grandmasters. The aim is to provide the reader with a complete repertoire at a level good enough for elite tournaments, and certainly also for the club championship. Grandmaster Repertoire provides a repertoire to last a lifetime.
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      The English Opening - Grandmaster Repertoire 5 - VOLUME 3

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      Kotronias on the King's Indian - VOL. 1
      Fianchetto Systems
      The King's Indian, one of Black's most dynamic chess openings, is covered in impressive detail by grandmaster Vassilios Kotronias. As well as giving specific information on the opening moves, practical advice is provided on typical middlegame themes, both positional and tactical. In Volume One of this series the author provides Black with full coverage on how to meet the widely popular g3-system.
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      Kotronias on the King's Indian - VOL. 1

      Fianchetto Systems
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      The Tarrasch Defense - Grandmaster Repertoire 10
      The Tarrasch Defense arises after 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3._c3 c5 and leads to wildly complex and dynamic play. With deep analysis and countless novelties, Ntirlis and Aagaard have revived the coolest classical chess opening for use by grandmasters and amateurs in the 21st century.
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      The Tarrasch Defense - Grandmaster Repertoire 10

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      1. d4 - Grandmaster Repertoire 2 - VOLUME 2
      "Grandmaster Repertoire" is a new series of high quality chess books based on the main lines, written by strong grandmasters. The aim is to provide the reader with a complete repertoire at a level good enough for elite tournaments, and certainly also for the club championship.
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      1. d4 - Grandmaster Repertoire 2 - VOLUME 2

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