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      Chess Opening - Traps and Zaps - VOLUME 1
      202 Openings Designed to Instruct Players of All Levels, Written by America's Leading Chess Writer
      Catalog Code: B0008SS

      In the first completely instructional book ever written on chess openings, National Master Bruce Pandolfini teaches players how to take charge of the game's crucial opening phase.
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      More Chess Openings - Traps and Zaps - VOLUME 2
      200 Brand-New Openings for Players of All Levels
      Catalog Code: B0009SS

      The opening is one of the most important parts of the chess game. Weaken your pawns by mistake, and they're taken. Attack wildly and haphazzardly, and your pieces are picked off. Misuse your queen and she's trapped. Carelessly neglect development and you're mated. You've scarely begun, and the game is over. Fortunately, National Master Bruce Pandolfin's More Chess Openings: Traps and Zaps 2, offers drills and skills to help players of all levels avoid these perils and pitfalls.
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      More Chess Openings - Traps and Zaps - VOLUME 2

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      First Steps in Opening Play - Andrew Martin
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      First Steps in Positional Play attempts to equip the viewer with all the information he or she needs to begin to tackle this aspect of chess.
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      Winning in 20 Moves
      Catalog Code: WIN0199CB

      This excellent CD is loaded with insightful commentary, and includes several introductory texts, video clips, and middlegame theme keys. In addition, the reader will find training keys and trainings tasks for each game.
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      1. nc3 van geet
      Catalog Code: WIN0168CB

      This CD represents both a basic van Geet openings manual and an up-to-date theoretical database, designed to serve both average and advanced players.
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      1. nc3 van geet

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      How to Play Nimzo
      Catalog Code: WIN0163CB

      The Nimzo-Indian can well be called the opening of the world champions.
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      How to Play Nimzo

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      Queen's Gambit Orthodox
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      The Orthodox Queens Gambit is one of the most solid openings which you can play against 1.d4
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      Bogo-Indian
      Catalog Code: WIN0179CB

      The Bogo-Indian (1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 Bb4+) stands out for two reasons: the concept behind the opening is simple and therefore easy to learn; and the Bogo-Indian has the reputation of being a reliable drawing weapon (statistically backed up by a high number of draws with it).
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      Bogo-Indian

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      Sicilian Dragon 1
      Catalog Code: WIN0151CB

      When playing as White, if you do not want to enter sharp opening systems, you would do better to fight against the Dragon by castling short. These specific variations are the theme of Rogozenko‘s CD Dragon 1.
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      Sicilian Dragon 1

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      Nimzo-Indian Defense: The Easy Way - Jacob Aagaard
      Catalog Code: WIN0090CB

      On this DVD Danish IM Jacob Aagaard introduces you to the secrets of the Nimzoindian Defence.
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      Nimzo-Indian Defense: The Easy Way - Jacob Aagaard

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      Paulsen System
      Catalog Code: WIN0172CB

      The CD offers to the player of the black pieces an almost complete repertoire against 1.e4, but is also well suited to the player with White, since the author also offers the latter his recommendations.
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      Paulsen System

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      Chigorin Defense
      Catalog Code: WIN0159CB

      On master level, the Chigorin Defence has been played relatively seldom, and probably that's one of the reasons why it has been analysed less intensively than other openings.
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      Chigorin Defense

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      Colle System
      Catalog Code: WIn0165CB

      The Colle System is rather a playing scheme than an opening.
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      Colle System

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      Opening Repertoire for Black
      Catalog Code: WIN0166CB

      The CD is suitable for club players and contains the ChessBase Reader based on ChessBase 9.
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      Opening Repertoire for Black

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      Trompowsky Attack
      Catalog Code: WIN0170CB

      The Trompowsky attack, which arises after 1.d4 Nf6 2.Bg5 has matured into a full-blooded opening. On this CD a repertoire from White´s point of view is given.
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      Trompowsky Attack

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      Bird's Opening
      Catalog Code: WIN0184CB

      It is no pleasure to play with Black against the Bird-Opening (1.f4) – one is vaguely familiar with some bad disasters, but less familiar with ways to avoid them.
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      Bird's Opening

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      Caro-Kann Panov
      Catalog Code: WIN0187CB

      The Caro-Kann opening (1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5) is said, possibly unfairly, to be a bit on the tame side.
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      English 1. c4 e5
      Catalog Code: WIN0150CB

      With the move 1.c4, you can avoid some of the openings and lines to be feared after 1.d4. Following 1.c4 e5 – this move order is also called reversed Sicilian.
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      English 1. c4 e5

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      French w/o Nc3
      Catalog Code: WIN0157CB

      he French Defense has a proven reputation for adaptability and soundness, and is attractive to the Black player who seeks a complex strategic fi ght in unbalanced positions, with healthy counterplay and many chances to decide sharp battles in his favor!
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      French w/o Nc3

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      King's Gambit
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      In the hands of the inventive attacking player, the King's Gambit is an extremely dangerous weapon.
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      King's Gambit

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      King's Indian with h3
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      The system with h3, which offers White many tactical possibilities, has been proven to be quite successful in practice.
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      Modern Benoni
      Catalog Code: WIN0194CB

      The Modern Benoni is a fighting defence that will suit players aiming for active play rather than patient defence.
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      Modern Benoni

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      Nimzo Indian 4. f3
      Catalog Code: WIN0164CB

      The variations 4.f3 and the Sämisch, which are presented on this CD, are ideally suited to fight the Nimzo Indian.
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      Nimzo Indian 4. f3

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      Classical Nimzo-Indian
      Catalog Code: WIN0188CB

      The Nimzo-Indian is not only one of the most solid openings against 1.d4, but it also suits the player with Black who is aiming from the start for the full point.
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      Classical Nimzo-Indian

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      Philidor Defense
      Catalog Code: WIN0178CB

      The Philidor Denfence 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 combines a number of advantages. The black player has a choice of various types of positions - he can play with or without capturing on d4.
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      PIRC defense
      Catalog Code: WIN0169CB

      The Pirc Defence is a highly flexible and double-edged opening with which Black can avoid premature simplification and go for the full point.
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      PIRC defense

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      Queen's Gambit with 5. Bf4
      Catalog Code: WIN0161CB

      The Queen's Gambit Orthodox is one of the most solid defences for Black against 1. d4.
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      Queen's Gambit Accepted
      Catalog Code: WIN0181CB

      The Queens Gambit Accepted is one of the classical openings against 1.d4 and has been (is) part of the repertoire of all World Champions.
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      Queen's Gambit Accepted

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      Classical Sicilian
      Catalog Code: WIN0154CB

      This is the position which has been examined by our English author. GM Kosten's very commited work is an exclusive database with "only" 942 entries.
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      Classical Sicilian

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      Dragon for Experts
      Catalog Code: WIN0177CB

      His first CD is intended first of all for players who already have some experience with the Dragon.
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      Dragon for Experts

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      Sveshnikov Sicilian
      Catalog Code: WIN0197CB

      The Sicilian Sveshnikov variation is a increasingly popular line in the Sicilian Defense.
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      Sveshnikov Sicilian

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      Meran Variation
      Catalog Code: WIN0149CB

      The Meran Variation is an extremely dynamic opening, and its no coincidence that it belongs to the opening repertoire of geniusses such as Kasparov, Kramnik, Anand and Shirov.
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      Meran Variation

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      Gambit lexicon
      Catalog Code: WIN0020CB

      The exclusive annotated database. Contains more than 4 millions games from 1560 to 2008 in the highest ChessBase quality standard. 62,000 games contain commentary from top players, with ChessBase opening classification with more than 100,000 key positions, direct access to players, tournaments, middlegame themes, endgames.
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      Gambit lexicon

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      Catalan E00-E09
      Catalog Code: WIN0171CB

      The Catalan is an opening in which Black may well be able to obtain easy equality, but in which he frequently draws the short straw in the ensuing positional battle.
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      Catalan E00-E09

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      White Repertoire for 1. e4
      Catalog Code: WIn0158CB

      The main focus of Alexander Bangiev’s repertoire CD is the Grand Prix Attack of the Sicilian Defence, featuring a wealth of introduction texts, playing suggestions and annotated games about this sharp attacking weapon.
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      White Repertoire for 1. e4

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      Sicilian Dragon 2
      Catalog Code: WIN0152CB

      The Dragon system of the Sicilian Defence belongs to those openings, which you do not simply play casually, but about which you become passionate.
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      Sicilian Dragon 2

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