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    1. FM Dennis Monokroussos (2)
    2. GM Bryan Smith (2)
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    5. GM Leonid Kritz (2)
    6. GM Roman Dzinzichashvili (1)
    7. IM Attila Turzo (2)
    8. IM Bill Paschall (6)
    9. IM Bryan Smith (5)
    10. IM David Vigorito (8)
    11. IM John Watson (2)
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      Two Knights Defense - Chess Lecture - Volume 77
      Bronstein once suggested that the term "defense" does not fit this strategy, and suggested the name "Chigorin Counterattack" as this line is adopted as Black by many aggressive players including Chigorin and Keres. Here Dana takes you through the strategy and how it plays out in real games.
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      Two Knights Defense - Chess Lecture - Volume 77

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      Beating the Sicilian with the Tiviakov Grand Prix - Chess Lecture - Volume 78
      GM Bryan Smith explores A fresh, relatively unexplored system for white to surprise Sicilian players ! In depth 4 part series that will help you take your opponents outside the book.
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      Beating the Sicilian with the Tiviakov Grand Prix - Chess Lecture - Volume 78

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      A Weapon for Black Against the Ruy Lopez - Chess Lecture - Volume 79
      Learn to fight back dynamically with GM Friedel’s pet system against the Ruy Lopez. A clear explanation of the Archangel Defense for Black against the Ruy Lopez from a GM Practitioner.
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      A Weapon for Black Against the Ruy Lopez - Chess Lecture - Volume 79

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      King's Indian Main Line 9.Nd2, 9.Ne1, 9.b4 - Chess Lecture - Volume 84
      GM Kritz outlines several variations of the King’s Indian including The Mar del Plata variation of the King's Indian 9. Nd2. No longer as popular as it once was, it is still played rather frequently even at the top levels of chess.
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      King's Indian Main Line 9.Nd2, 9.Ne1, 9.b4 - Chess Lecture - Volume 84

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      King's Indian Against the Four Pawns Attack - Chess Lecture - Volume 82
      White builds up a large pawn center and gains a spatial advantage. Black develops quickly, then works to undermine White's center with a Pawn attack. Black must strike quickly to try and open the position before White can consolidate the space advantage that his center has gained him.
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      King's Indian Against the Four Pawns Attack - Chess Lecture - Volume 82

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      King's Indian for Black Lectures 6-9 - Chess Lecture - Volume 83
      International Master David Vigorito explains many variations of the King’s Indian including: Orthodox Variation: Modern System, Bayonet Attack, Glek Defense. Favored by Fischer and Kasparov, the King’s Indian is a modern dynamic opening, exceptionally complex. A popular choice since its introduction into competitive chess in the early 20th century. This DVD is a continuation of David’s series on the subject ( See King’s Indian for Black for the first 5 lectures.) PGN’s Included
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      King's Indian for Black Lectures 6-9 - Chess Lecture - Volume 83

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      An Opening Repertoire for the Attacking Player Lectures 5-9 - Chess Lecture - Volume 81
      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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      Queens's Gambit Declined - Tarrasch - Chess Lecture - Volume 80
      IM David Vigorito gives an overview of a system advocated by the German master Siegbert Tarrasch in which the main line is: 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Nf3 Nc6 6. g3 Nf6. A complete and active system against the Queen's Gambit
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      Queens's Gambit Declined - Tarrasch - Chess Lecture - Volume 80

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      A System Against the French - Chess Lecture - Volume 89
      Recommended for Intermediate - Advanced Players
      GM Jesse Kraai, an expert on the French defense, demonstrates and gives excellent advice on how to deal with multiple variations of the French including Classical, MacCutcheon, Winawer, Burn and Rubinstein.
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      A System Against the French - Chess Lecture - Volume 89

      Recommended for Intermediate - Advanced Players
      Catalog Code: DVD0089CL
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      An Anti-Sicilian Line b3 before d4 - Chess Lecture - Volume 92
      With FIDE Master Dennis Monokroussos
      25% of all club level games begin with the Sicilian and 17% of all grandmaster games begin with the Sicilian. Dennis gives you tools for dealing with the Sicilian, an essential skill for every serious chess player.
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      An Anti-Sicilian Line b3 before d4 - Chess Lecture - Volume 92

      With FIDE Master Dennis Monokroussos
      Catalog Code: DVD0092CL
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      Who Needs Openings? - Chess Lecture - Volume 90
      With International Master Bill Paschall
      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

      With International Master Bill Paschall
      Catalog Code: DVD0090CL
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      The Exchange Sacrifice on c3 in the Sicilian - Chess Lecture - Volume 98
      Hosted by GM Bryan Smith
      In this DVD Bryan explains the sacrifices with both the Scheveningen "small center" structure of pawns on d6 and e6 and as well as the Sicilian Dragon.
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      The Exchange Sacrifice on c3 in the Sicilian - Chess Lecture - Volume 98

      Hosted by GM Bryan Smith
      Catalog Code: DVD0098CL
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      Basic Ideas Behind the Pirc Defense - Chess Lecture - Volume 97
      Hosted by IM Attila Turzo
      The Pirc Defense sometimes known as the Ufimtsev Defence or Yugoslav Defense normally refers to the opening 1.e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 g6. It is named after the Slovenian International Grandmaster Vasja Pirc.
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      Basic Ideas Behind the Pirc Defense - Chess Lecture - Volume 97

      Hosted by IM Attila Turzo
      Catalog Code: DVD0097CL
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      The Najdorf Poison Pawn - Then and Now - Chess Lecture - Volume 99
      Hosted by GM Bryan Smith
      A pawn is said to be poisoned because its capture can result in a positional disadvantage and or the loss of material l. The best known of these is a line of the Sicillian Defense, Najdorf Variation. One of the pioneers of this line was David Bronstein, who tied the 1951World Championship match against Mikhail Botvinnik 12–12.
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      The Najdorf Poison Pawn - Then and Now - Chess Lecture - Volume 99

      Hosted by GM Bryan Smith
      Catalog Code: DVD0099CL
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      Studies in the Caro Kann Defense - Chess Lecture - Volume 101
      Hosted by IM David Vigorito
      The Caro-Kann is a solid defense against e4. This opening has seen steady growth in popularity in recent years. Employed by such greats such as Kasparov and Karpov. Here David examines some sharp and some simple lines as well as a game where he was beaten in the Caro-Kann.
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      Studies in the Caro Kann Defense - Chess Lecture - Volume 101

      Hosted by IM David Vigorito
      Catalog Code: DVD0101CL
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      The Reti for White - Chess Lecture - Volume 102
      Hosted by GM Eugene Perelshteyn
      In this DVD Eugene demonstrates two interesting lines for white in the Reti and then gives us an example of the Reti in action with his best game in the 2008 Spice cup.
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      The Reti for White - Chess Lecture - Volume 102

      Hosted by GM Eugene Perelshteyn
      Catalog Code: DVD0102CL
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      Encyclopedia of Chess Openings - BOOK A
      The fourth thoroughly revised and updated edition of the Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings, Volume A, brings an additional 104 pages of brand new material.
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      Encyclopedia of Chess Openings - BOOK A

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      Encyclopedia of Chess Openings - BOOK B
      The fourth thoroughly revised and updated edition of the Encyclopedia of Chess Openings, Volume B, brings an additional 104 pages of brand new material.
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      Encyclopedia of Chess Openings - BOOK B

      Catalog Code: B0002ECO
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      Encyclopedia of Chess Openings - BOOK C
      The fifth thoroughly revised and updated edition of the Encyclopedia of Chess Openings, Volume C, brings an additional 104 pages of brand new material with games up to 2006.
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      Encyclopedia of Chess Openings - BOOK C

      Catalog Code: B0003ECO
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      Encyclopedia of Chess Openings - BOOK D
      The fourth thoroughly revised and updated edition of the Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings, Volume D, brings an additional 56 pages of brand new material on 1. d4 d5 & 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 followed by 3...d5: Queen's Gambit (Slav, QG Accepted, Orthodox, Tarrasch, Tartakower, etc.), Gruenfeld, Queen's Pawn, etc.
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      Encyclopedia of Chess Openings - BOOK D

      Catalog Code: B0004ECO
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      CD - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings A
      Encyclopedia of Chess Openings chain is made up of innumerable chains - games. Each game has the precisely defined place in this chain, which depends on estimation of a new move in opening, while the complete value of the book depends on the correctness of these estimations.
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      CD - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings A

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      CD - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings B
      Probably the most wanted Chess Informant's publication, the fourth expanded edition of the Encyclopedia of Chess Openings, Volume B, brings additional 128 pages of the brand new material.
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      CD - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings B

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      CD - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings C
      The fifth thoroughly revised and updated edition of the Encyclopedia of Chess Openings, Volume C discusses Ruy Lopez, French, Petroff, King's Gambit, Two Knights', Philidor, Italian, and Scotch, etc.
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      CD - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings C

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      CD - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings D
      Encyclopedia of Chess Openings D includes 1. d4 d5 & 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 followed by 3... d5, Queen's Gambit (Slav, QG Accepted, Orthodox, Tarrasch, Tartakower, etc.), Gruenfeld, and Queen's Pawn, etc.
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      CD - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings D

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      CD - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings E
      The fourth thoroughly revised and updated edition of the ECO, Volume E, brings additional 144 pages of the brand new material.
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      CD - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings E

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      Encyclopedia of Chess Openings - BOOK E
      The fourth thoroughly revised and updated edition of the Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings, Volume E, brings an additional 144 pages of brand new material with games up to 2008.
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      Encyclopedia of Chess Openings - BOOK E

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      A Secret Weapon for Black (Scandinavian Defense) - 2 DVD's - Chess Lecture - Volume 17
      IM Bill Paschall currently resides in Budapest, Hungary. Billw as the Boylston Chess Club Champion 2002, finished 1st at the Foxwoods Open 2002, Two-Time New England Open Champion, and has defeated more than 20 IGM's in tournament play.
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      A Secret Weapon for Black (Scandinavian Defense) - 2 DVD's - Chess Lecture - Volume 17

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      Slav Defense with 4... a6 - Chess Lecture - Volume 39
      2 DVD Collection
      Hosted by GM Leonid Kritz. The a6 Slav occurs after 4...a6. Black seeks an early b5, either before or after capturing at c4. Chebanenko Slav Defense aka Chameleon is a current and very popular strategy between players who want a flexible position against 1.d4, or want to disorient White.
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      Slav Defense with 4... a6 - Chess Lecture - Volume 39

      2 DVD Collection
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      Modern Themes in the Benoni - 2 DVDs - Chess Lecture - Volume 66
      The Modern Benoni was invented in 1927 by Frank Marshall at the New York Chess Tournament. Marshall played it twice, first for a draw against Capablanca, and again later losing to Aron Nimzowitch whom labeled the Modern Benoni an "unfortunate extravagance" in his annotations. In the 1950s interest in the system revived, as the King's Indian Defense gained in popularity among Soviet players and their investigations branched into related opening systems such as the Benoni. The imbalance inherent in the pawn structure of the Modern Benoni and the counter-chances this implies for Black appeals to aggressive players.
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      Modern Themes in the Benoni - 2 DVDs - Chess Lecture - Volume 66

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      The English Four Knights (2 DVDS) - Chess Lecture - Volume 73
      David is a renowned expert and author on the English opening. The English is a popular choice among beginners and club players. This series takes it to the next levelRecommended for Intermediate – Advanced Players
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      The English Four Knights (2 DVDS) - Chess Lecture - Volume 73

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      The Queen's Gambit and Friends - 2 DVDs - Chess Lecture - Volume 95
      By FM Dennis Monokroussos
      The Queen's Gambit is one of the oldest known chess openings. In early modern chess, queen pawn openings were not in fashion, and the Queen's Gambit did not become common until the 1873 tournament in Vienna. As the appreciation for positional play increased and was developed by both Steinitz and Tarrasch the Queen's Gambit grew more popular. The Queen's Gambit is still frequently played and it remains an important part of many grandmasters opening repertoires.
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      The Queen's Gambit and Friends - 2 DVDs - Chess Lecture - Volume 95

      By FM Dennis Monokroussos
      Catalog Code: DVD0095CL
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      Small Encyclopedia of Chess Openings ABCDE on CD (2nd Edition)
      The Small Encyclopedia of Chess Openings is based on the same 500 fundamental codes and system of elimination but it's a fifth the length.
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      Small Encyclopedia of Chess Openings ABCDE on CD (2nd Edition)

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      Learn From Your Fellow Amateurs - Chess Lecture - 6 DVD Set
      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 - Chess Lecture - 6 DVD Set

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      Encyclopedia of Chess Openings ABCDE on CD (2nd Edition)
      The five volume Encyclopedia of Chess Openings A, B, C, D, E consists of 500 sections based on opening codes. It contains ECO A 4th edition, ECO B 4th edition, ECO C 5th edition, ECO D 4th edition and ECO E 4th edition.
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      Encyclopedia of Chess Openings ABCDE on CD (2nd Edition)

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