RUY LOPEZ

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    1. Remove This Item Manufacturer: Batsford Chess
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    Year of Publication
    1996 2010 1996 to 2010
    Author(s)
    1. David Vigorito (1)
    2. Shaun Taulbut (1)
    Chess Notation Type
    1. FAN - Figurine (2)
    Host
    1. GM Adrian Mikhalchishin (1)
    2. GM Alexei Shirov (5)
    3. GM Jan Gustafsson (1)
    4. GM Sergei Tiviakov (2)
    5. GM Victor Bologan (3)
    6. IM Andrew Martin (3)
    7. IM Sam Collins (1)
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      Beating the Berlin Defense - Alexei Shirov

      Ever since the Kasparov-Kramnik World Championship Match held in London in 2000, players with the white pieces have been trying to crack the formidable Berlin Wall in the Ruy Lopez. There may also have been some successes for White of course, but time and again Black has convincingly demonstrated how to equalize or even how to construct an impregnable fortress. The situation from White's point of view has become precarious
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      Beating the Berlin Defense - Alexei Shirov

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      My Best Games in the Spanish by Alexei Shirov - VOLUME 1
      There are not many top grandmasters who enjoy as great a popularity among chess fans all over the world as Alexei Shirov.
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      My Best Games in the Spanish by Alexei Shirov - VOLUME 1

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      Guide to the Tkachiev Ruy Lopez - Alexei Shirov
      The variation against the Ruy Lopez presented in meticulous detail by Alexei Shirov.
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      Guide to the Tkachiev Ruy Lopez - Alexei Shirov

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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

      Opening
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      Archangelsk - Adrian Mikhalchishin
      The experienced trainer and Grandmaster Adrian Mikhalchishin is an outstanding connoisseur of these variations, the ideas of which he goes on to explain in nearly five hours video playing time.
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      Archangelsk - Adrian Mikhalchishin

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      WINNING WITH THE RUY LOPEZ - Victor Bologan - VOLUME 3
      Main Variations

      Really, among the open games the only opening with which White can really fight for an advantage in the long term is the Ruy Lopez. But in order to make this serious effort, he has buckle down and learn a whole series of sub-variations. That is what the professionals do, including of course Viktor Bologan, who now reveals the secrets of his own grandmaster repertoire. For many the Ruy Lopez really only begins after the moves 3...a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.0-0 Be7 6.Re1 b5 7.Bb3 d6 8.h3 0-0 9.c3 - the starting point for Bologan's third DVD. Black then has a whole host of variations, but the ensuing structures have much in common and if you are equipped with some insider tips you will be able to take the correct decisions which can frequently only be made on a basis of generalised evaluations. Viktor Bologan is an outstanding adviser because when one considers his super score against the Ruy Lopez, he must have excellent knowledge of the ins and outs of this opening, and he does not hold back from sharing this knowledge with you. Video running time: 5 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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      WINNING WITH THE RUY LOPEZ - Victor Bologan - VOLUME 3

      Main Variations
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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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      WINNING WITH THE RUY LOPEZ - Victor Bologan - VOLUME 1
      Berlin Wall and others

      Really, among the open games the only opening with which White can really fight for an advantage in the long term is the Ruy Lopez. But in order to make this serious effort, he has buckle down and learn a whole series of sub-variations. That is what the professionals do, including of course Viktor Bologan, who now reveals the secrets of his own grandmaster repertoire. In the first part the top Moldovan player deals with systems in which Black avoids the main continuation 3...a6 on his third move. These include exotic lines such as 3...Nd4, 3...Nge7, 3...g6 and 3...Bc5, which should however not be under-estimated. In 3...f5 (the Schliemann Defence) he examines a system which has even found its way into the repertoire of many a top player. But the most important variation starts with 3...Nf6 and in its main move order leads to the Berlin Wall. Nowadays, anyone who plays the Ruy Lopez must know above all what he is going to play against this modern defence. Video running time: 4 hrs 42 min. 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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      WINNING WITH THE RUY LOPEZ - Victor Bologan - VOLUME 1

      Berlin Wall and others
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      My Best Games in the Spanish by Alexei Shirov - VOLUME 2
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      My Best Games in the Spanish by Alexei Shirov - VOLUME 2

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      Open Ruy Lopez - Andrew Martin
      The Open Ruy Lopez gives Black free piece play and chances for the initiative.
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      Open Ruy Lopez - 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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      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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      Attacking with the Italian Game and the Ruy Lopez - Sergei Tiviakov
      Opening
      The purpose of this DVD is to teach players how to conduct the attack on the black king using different methods. Although the Italian Game and the Ruy Lopez are mostly positional openings, it is very often possible to make use of attacking methods of play. This DVD is based mostly on the personal experience and games of the author, thus making it a unique chess product.
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      Attacking with the Italian Game and the Ruy Lopez - Sergei Tiviakov

      Opening
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      BLACK REPERTOIRE AGAINST 1. E4 - Marshall Attack - Jan Gustaffson - VOLUME 1
      The Marshall Attack is one of the most dynamic replies Black has at his disposal against 1.e4.
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      BLACK REPERTOIRE AGAINST 1. E4 - Marshall Attack - Jan Gustaffson - VOLUME 1

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      Winning with the Ruy Lopez 2
      Steinitz, Anti-Marshall, Open & Co.

      Really, among the open games the only opening with which White can really fight for an advantage in the long term is the Ruy Lopez. But in order to make this serious effort, he has buckle down and learn a whole series of sub-variations. That is what the professionals do, including of course Viktor Bologan, who now reveals the secrets of his own grandmaster repertoire. On his second Ruy Lopez DVD Viktor Bologan shows how things continue after 3...a6 4.Ba4. Black has some possible deviations before we reach the main lines which are dealt with in Part 3. These include the solid Steinitz Defence and the Archangelsk Variation which has again been brought up to date. In the Open Ruy Lopez quite different types of positions are reached - and White need to understand these too. And our author prefers to avoid the Marshall Attack - so he suggests the Anti-Marshall beginning with 8.h3. Video running time: 5 hrs 20 min. 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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      Winning with the Ruy Lopez 2

      Steinitz, Anti-Marshall, Open & Co.
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      My Best Games in the Spanish by Alexei Shirov - VOLUME 3
      Alexei Shirov pursues new ways, analyzing not only his own games but also the works of other world-class players.
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      My Best Games in the Spanish by Alexei Shirov - VOLUME 3

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      Understanding the Spanish
      Understanding an opening is more important the knowing a mass of variations. For no opening is this more true than for the Spanish. The most famous of chess openings leads to a deep strategic maneuvering battle. Experienced GM's seem almost clairvoyant when handling the positions. It is not a sixth sense, but a knowledge of the typical maneuvers and themes that enable them to have their pieces where they need them, when they need them. This book provides a complete course in helping the reader to understand those themes.
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      Understanding the Spanish

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      Understanding The Marshall Attack
      A Layman's Guide to the Supergrandmasters' Favourite Gambit
      The Marshall Attack is a chess opening like no other. Rather than subjecting himself to the 'Spanish torture' so typical in the Ruy Lopez, Black simply gives away a centre pawn. But in return, he gets long-term attacking chances and activity that can persist well into the endgame.
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      Understanding The Marshall Attack

      A Layman's Guide to the Supergrandmasters' Favourite Gambit
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