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    The Polgar Method - 3 DVDs
    GM Susan Polgar’s Complete Course for Club Players
    Catalog Code: DVD-POLG

    Susan Polgar is a FIDE Senior trainer and has coached some of the best players in the world. Now you can benefit from Susan’s expertise with her brand new, 10 volume training program, The Polgar Method. Most players are let down by their weaknesses. The Polgar Method fixes that with a specific course on each aspect of chess.
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    The Polgar Method - 3 DVDs

    Regular Price: $249.90

    Special Price $169.95

    Opening Encyclopedia 2016
    Catalog Code: WIN0083CB

    In chess, braving the gap often leads to disaster after a few moves. We should be able to avoid things going so far. The ChessBase Opening Encyclopedia offers you an effective remedy against all sorts of semi-digested knowledge and a means of building up a comprehensive and powerful repertoire. The ChessBase Opening Encyclopaedia offers you an effective remedy against all sorts of semi-digested knowledge and a means of building up a comprehensive and powerful repertoire. The Opening Encyclopaedia 2016 features complete coverage of all opening areas on a single DVD and constitutes the best possible introduction to opening training.
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    Opening Encyclopedia 2016

    $99.95
    Learn From Your Fellow Amateurs - Chess Lecture - 6 DVD Set
    Catalog Code: DVD0012CL

    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

    $99.00
    Chess King's Complete Chess Course - ALL 3 VOLUMES
    Catalog Code: WIN00101112AK

    Volume 1: Chess opening Principles. Demonstrates that you don't need to try to memorize hundreds of openings variations as long as you play the opening by following common basic ideas. You'll learn all about fast development, centralization, mobility, and defense, all of which will help you get a good position which will lead directly into a playable middle game. 20 chapters, 90 minutes.Volume 2: Basic Tactics and Strategy. You'll discover a variety of tactical weapons that you could use over and over to win material and gain an advantage over your opponents. You'll also learn all about chess strategy, plans and formations that will provide you with a lasting edge. 27 chapters, 100 minutes.Volume 3: Endgames. When few pieces are left on the board, knowing the proper procedures can spell the difference between victory and defeat. 22 chapters, 45 minutes + bonus material.
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    Chess King's Complete Chess Course - ALL 3 VOLUMES

    $59.00
    Small Encyclopedia of Chess Opening
    Catalog Code: B0004SHV

    The Small Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings is based on the same 500 fundamental codes and system of elimination but it's a fifth the length. Instead of five books just one! The best and most up to date information. The creative output of generations of chess masters filtered for the reader's convenience.
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    Small Encyclopedia of Chess Opening

    Regular Price: $69.95

    Special Price $55.96

    Queen's Gambit Declined - Ragozin Defense - 2 DVDs - Chess Lecture - Volume 148
    Catalog Code: DVD0148CL

    The Ragozin Variation (ECO code D37–D39) occurs after 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Nf3 Bb4. An important line in this variation is the Vienna variation where the game continues: 5.Bg5 dxc4 6.e4. On this DVD, the host covers D38 sometimes called the Alekhine Variation.
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    Queen's Gambit Declined - Ragozin Defense - 2 DVDs - Chess Lecture - Volume 148

    $49.95
    Studies in: The Stonewall - 2 DVDs - Chess Lecture - Volume 143
    Catalog Code: DVD0143CL

    The Stonewall defense or attack is a variation of the Queen’s Pawn Game, and is generally characterized by White playing his pawns to d4 & e3, playing Bd3, Nd2, and then playing Pawns to c3 and then f4; although the moves are not always played in that order. The Stonewall is a system White heads for a very specific Pawn formation, rather than try to memorize long lines of different variations.
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    Studies in: The Stonewall - 2 DVDs - Chess Lecture - Volume 143

    $49.95
    Slav Defense with 4... a6 - Chess Lecture - Volume 39
    2 DVD Collection
    Catalog Code: DVD0039CL

    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

    $49.95
    A Secret Weapon for Black (Scandinavian Defense) - 2 DVD's - Chess Lecture - Volume 17
    Catalog Code: DVD0017CL

    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

    $49.95
    Studies in: The Petrov Defense - 2 DVDs - Chess Lecture - Volume 129
    Hosted by the Masters of ChessLecture
    Catalog Code: DVD0129CL

    Petrov's Defence (also called Petroff's Defence, Russian Game and Russian Defence) is a chess opening characterized by the following moves: 1. E4 e5 2 Nf3 Nf6 Though it has a reputation for being dull, the Petrov offers many possibilities for Black. Grandmasters Karpov, Yusupov, Smyslov, Marshall, Krammik and Pillsbury have frequently played the Petrov as Black.
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    Studies in: The Petrov Defense - 2 DVDs - Chess Lecture - Volume 129

    $49.95
    Studies in: The Najdorf Sicilian - 2 DVDs - Chess Lecture - Volume 130
    Hosted by IM David Vigorito
    Catalog Code: DVD0130CL

    The Sicilian is known as the “Cadillac or Rolls Royce'' of chess openings. The Najdorf version of the opening is named after the Polish-Argentine Grandmaster Miguel Najdorf. Over the years many players have lived by the Najdorf most notably Bobby Fischer and Garry Kasparov. The Najdorf begins: 1. E4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 NF6 5. Nc3 a6 David takes us through several variations including 6.g3, 6.Bg5, and several lines of play for Black with modern twists.
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    Studies in: The Najdorf Sicilian - 2 DVDs - Chess Lecture - Volume 130

    $49.95
    Kasparov on the King’s Indian - 2 DVDs - Chess Lecture - Volume 115
    by IM John Paul-Wallace
    Catalog Code: DVD0115CL

    The King's Indian Defense was one of World Chess Champion Gary Kasparov’s important weapons throughout his career. Kasparov introduced innumerable new King's Indian ideas into tournament practice and has won outstanding victories against many of the world's leading players using the KID. In this exciting 8 lecture series John-Paul examines Kasparovs use of the KID in games with Kavalek, Bareev, Kamsky, ljubojevic, Timman, Gheorghiu, Shirov, Kavalek.
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    Kasparov on the King’s Indian - 2 DVDs - Chess Lecture - Volume 115

    $49.95
    Modern Themes in the Benoni - 2 DVDs - Chess Lecture - Volume 66
    Catalog Code: DVD0066CL

    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

    $49.95
    The Fierce McCutcheon - 2 DVDs - Chess Lecture - Volume 147
    Catalog Code: DVD0147CL

    The MacCutcheon Variation is one of the sharpest and most exciting variations in the French. In this variation, the second player ignores White's threat of e4-e5 and instead plays 4... Bb4. The main line continues: 5. e5 h6 6. Bd2 Bxc3 7. bxc3 Ne4 8. Qg4. At this point Black may play 8...g6, which weakens the kingside dark squares but keeps the option of castling queenside, or 8...Kf8.
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    The Fierce McCutcheon - 2 DVDs - Chess Lecture - Volume 147

    $49.95
    The Queen's Gambit and Friends - 2 DVDs - Chess Lecture - Volume 95
    By FM Dennis Monokroussos
    Catalog Code: DVD0095CL

    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

    $49.95
    Chess Openings - Theory and Practice
    A Definitive Study of All Important Openings
    Catalog Code: B0293IS

    Chess Openings Theory and Practice is a remarkable book, unequaled by any book of that era or since. It is not a mere openings book with long columns of moves followed at the end by punctuation marks such as + -- or =. It presents opening ideas and games, often including the first game where each opening was played, plus the history of the opening, the names of famous players who played this opening and the ideas and plans on which the opening is based. It provides ''idea variations''.
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    Chess Openings - Theory and Practice

    $39.95
    Mastering the Sicilian Najdorf - EMPIRE CHESS
    Catalog Code: DVD0086EP

    GM Andrei Volokitin presents a 3 hour masterclass on the Sicilian Najdorf – considered the Rolls Royce (or Cadillac) of chess openings. A favorite of Bobby Fischer and Garry Kasparov, the Najdorf variation gives both White and Black many ways to play for a win. However, the opening is so sharp that one mistake can mean defeat – which is why it is essential to understand the Najdorf properly if you are going to play it yourself or if you are a 1.e4 player. Even after the initial moves (1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6) there are many good alternatives.
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    Mastering the Sicilian Najdorf - EMPIRE CHESS

    $34.95
    Crushing Black with the Scotch Opening - EMPIRE CHESS
    Killer Openings for White
    Catalog Code: DVD0081EP

    Destroy your opponents with this dynamic weapon against 1…e5 players! Tired of long theoretical Ruy Lopez games? Bored of having to face the Berlin Defense? Take your opponent into different territory early on by hitting them with the Scotch! This dynamic opening offers White both great attacking chances and a completely sound position and has been used to great effect by both Garry Kasparov and Magnus Carlsen – a high recommendation!
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    Crushing Black with the Scotch Opening - EMPIRE CHESS

    $34.95
    Decimate Black with the Evans Gambit - EMPIRE CHESS
    Catalog Code: DVD0012EP

    The Evans Gambit is one of the most dangerous chess openings ever invented as white recklessly sacrifices a pawn on move 4 to obtain a lasting initiative with an enduring lead in development. The Evans Gambit arises via the move order 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. b4!? – as white sacrifices this pawn to distract black’s minor pieces and open lines for instant attacking prospects as black’s king will have a difficult time getting out of the center.
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    Decimate Black with the Evans Gambit - EMPIRE CHESS

    $34.95
    How Super GMs Play 1. d4 - PART 1 - EMPIRE CHESS
    Beating the Grunfeld Defense with the 5. h4!? Gambit
    Catalog Code: DVD0061EP

    This DVD for Intermediate to Advanced Players looks at the variations associated with h4 in the Grunfeld and is termed 'The Grunfeld Gambit' by Gareev as he often sacrifices the Pawn with h5.
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    How Super GMs Play 1. d4 - PART 1 - EMPIRE CHESS

    $34.95
    Club Player's Guide to the King's Indian Defense - EMPIRE CHESS
    Catalog Code: DVD0090EP

    If you like fighting for a win with Black then the Kings Indian Defense is the ideal opening weapon to face 1.d4 with. Despite an initial lack of space, Black has a multitude of pawn breaks and piece maneuvers to help get powerful attacking positions. On this DVD, IM Richter looks at the different ways Black can respond to White’s various plans in the KID, from the steady blocking of White’s Queenside expansion to the frenetic attacking lines where Black sacrifices material all over the board to get at the King.
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    Club Player's Guide to the King's Indian Defense - EMPIRE CHESS

    $34.95
    Crushing White with the Caro-Kann Defense - EMPIRE CHESS
    Catalog Code: DVD0087EP

    Now you can learn an opening you can rely on for your entire career with GM Maxim Dlugy. Dlugy is one of the foremost experts on the Caro-Kann, having played it at the highest level for over 30 years and used it to beat 2750-2800 players like Vassily Ivanchuk, Teimour Radjabov, Gata Kamsky and Alexander Morozevich. Over the course of nearly 3 hours, Dlugy reveals all the weaknesses in White’s position and exactly how to take advantage of them with in-depth analyses of 10 instructive games, including the wins over the 4 players mentioned above.
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    Crushing White with the Caro-Kann Defense - EMPIRE CHESS

    $34.95
    Rocking the Ruy Lopez - EMPIRE CHESS
    Catalog Code: DVD0020EP

    Why is the Ruy Lopez the most popular chess opening ever played? Why do World Chess Champions love to play the Ruy Lopez? Why do chess trainers frequently recommend their students to play the Ruy Lopez? Because there does not exist a more versatile and dynamic chess opening (for both sides!).
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    Rocking the Ruy Lopez - EMPIRE CHESS

    $34.95
    Dominate Black with the Catalan Opening - EMPIRE CHESS
    Catalog Code: DVD0089EP

    GM Axel Delorme, a Catalan devotee, reveals the mysteries behind the opening with detailed analysis of games from the highest level including those of seven classical World Champions. Even if you’re completely new to the Catalan Opening, this 3 hour course from French GM Axel Delorme will enable you to play the opening with great confidence and give you many ways of playing for the win.
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    Dominate Black with the Catalan Opening - EMPIRE CHESS

    $34.95
    How Super GMs Play 1. d4 - PART 3 - EMPIRE CHESS
    Beating the Nimzo-Indian Defense with 4. Qc2
    Catalog Code: DVD0063EP

    This DVD by GM Timur Gareev for Intermediate and Advanced players has a detailed look at The 4.Qc2 Nimzo Indian. Timur explains that there is no reason to allow a Queen's Indian because Black will struggle against this White response and that the Black Nimzo Indian is harmless as the 4.Qc2 move is favoured by both Kasparov and Carlsen with excellent results. The ideas for White are supported by extensive analysis - this knowledge will support improvement in all players' positional understanding and help them to Master the very important area of taming The Nimzo-Indian with the Classical 4.Qc2.
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    How Super GMs Play 1. d4 - PART 3 - EMPIRE CHESS

    $34.95
    How Super GMs Play 1. d4 - PART 2 - EMPIRE CHESS
    Beating the Slav Defense with the 7. g4!? Gambit
    Catalog Code: DVD0062EP

    This DVD for Intermediate to Advanced Players looks at the variations associated with 7.g4 Gambit against the Semi-Slav Defense, in an attempt to prove that it is a good way to strive for the win with White. The DVD is very thorough in content with a plethora of ideas supported by exact detailed Grandmaster analysis. After watching this DVD you will have a superb way of dealing with Black's Semi - Slav efforts and have confidence in this area when pushing forward your d Pawn at move one.
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    How Super GMs Play 1. d4 - PART 2 - EMPIRE CHESS

    $34.95
    Dominating 1. d4 with the King's Indian Defense - EMPIRE CHESS
    Catalog Code: DVD0088EP

    The Kings Indian Defense (KID) is the perfect weapon against 1.d4 for players who like to play for a win with both colors. IM Jorge Ferreira reveals all of the insider secrets of the KID as he guides you through 14 different variations, pointing out the common elements and the important distinctions.
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    Dominating 1. d4 with the King's Indian Defense - EMPIRE CHESS

    $34.95
    Crushing Black With the King's Gambit - EMPIRE CHESS
    Catalog Code: DVD0068EP

    GM Damian Lemos presents another excellent DVD for Empire Chess. Crushing Black with the King's Gambit is the most direct way to attempt to acquire the advantage versus 1...e5 players. GM Lemos promotes the virtues of the most attacking 3rd move namely 3.Bc4 and puts forward a strong argument that is the best 3rd move available in The King's Gambit Accepted.
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    Crushing Black With the King's Gambit - EMPIRE CHESS

    $34.95
    POWER PLAY - A Repertoire for Black Against the Anti-Sicilians - Daniel King
    Catalog Code: WIN0418CB

    Accept the Morra Gambit with confidence. Tame the Grand Prix Attack. Put fear into the heart of every tedious 2 c3 player. You can make 1...c5 a dangerous weapon whether it’s an open or closed Sicilian.
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    POWER PLAY - A Repertoire for Black Against the Anti-Sicilians - Daniel King

    $33.95
    Ruy Lopez - Attack with the Schliemann - Sam Collins
    Catalog Code: WIN0457CB

    The Schliemann (or Jaenisch) Gambit, 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 f5, languished in semi-obscurity before top GM Teimour Radjabov revolutionised the opening with new ideas, defending his analysis with excellent results in Linares and elsewhere against the world’s best players. Black plays actively and aggressively from move 3, frequently sacrificing a pawn for open lines, kingside activity and the bishop pair. In this DVD Sam Collins provides a complete and detailed repertoire for Black. Numerous novelties and improvements are suggested, with the conclusion that White has no clear route to an opening advantage. Refresh your repertoire and avoid the Spanish Torture with 3…f5!
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    Ruy Lopez - Attack with the Schliemann - Sam Collins

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    Evan's Gambit for the New Generation - Simon Williams
    Catalog Code: WIN0500CB

    The Evans is an attempt to destroy Black in gambit fashion straight out of the opening and giants of previous years such as Adolf Andersson and Paul Morphy played lots of brilliancies with it. But the Evans Gambit has stood up to the test of time and in the modern era players such as Garry Kasparov, Hikaru Nakamura or Wei Yi have tried it with success. This DVD will prove that the gambit is still fully playable and a great way to try and blast Black away right from move one.
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    Evan's Gambit for the New Generation - Simon Williams

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    Original and Aggressive - 1.. b6 for Practical Players - Nigel Davies
    Catalog Code: WIN0461CB

    The Owens Defence, with 1...b6, is part of a nexus of systems that are both complex and little explored, offering practical players the opportunity to get out of the book early on and pose new and difficult problems. Transpositions into other openings and structures are common, making it an ideal weapon for playing to win as Black against booked up opposition. On this DVD Nigel Davies shows how ...b6 lines can be used to enhance an existing French Defence repertoire (for example with 1.d4 e6 2.c4 b6!?) and provide answers to 1.Nf3 and 1.c4. He also shows how 1...b6 can be used as a defence against 1.e4, for players who want to play for a win and do not mind taking risks.
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    Original and Aggressive - 1.. b6 for Practical Players - Nigel Davies

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    The Black Lion - An Aggressive Version of the Philidor Defense - Simon Williams
    Catalog Code: WIN0491CB

    Looking for an interesting, exciting, aggressive and flexible opening to play against 1 e4!? Then the Black Lion is just the opening for you! The Lion gets ready to roar after 1.e4 d6 2.d4 Nf6 3.Nc3 e5 4.Nf3 Nbd7 5.Bc4 Be7 6.0–0 c6 – and now Black wants to attack with an early ...g5.
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    The Black Lion - An Aggressive Version of the Philidor Defense - Simon Williams

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    Tactic Toolbox Grunfeld - Michal Krasenkow
    Catalog Code: WIN0434CB

    If you want to know an opening, you should understand its typical positional ideas and plans. It is also good to remember variations. But this is not enough. You should also know the typical tactical motifs or your opening. This trio of strategy, variations, and tactics forms a conscious and subconscious image in the mind and helps you to find the right moves. The Grünfeld Defense is an active opening, which often leads to sharp, double-edged play, and tense tactical fights. Therefore the tactical part of the Grünfeld-image is extremely important and should be steadily developed. The most effective, timeproven way to develop tactical abilities, imagination, and the ability to calculate variations, is practice. Poets say, “No day without a line”, aspiring chessplayers should say “No day without tactical exercise”.
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    Tactic Toolbox Grunfeld - Michal Krasenkow

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    Trends in Modern Openings 2015 - Rustam Kasimdzhanov
    Catalog Code: WIN0460CB

    Modern tournament practice has virtually surpassed the so-called ''opening theory''. Thanks to a wealth of tournament games some openings and lines develop so rapidly that even the ambitious amateur has difficulties to keep his own repertoire updated. On this DVD Kasimdzhanov presents highly topical openings and shows their current state of theory. From the perspective of a top player he explains why certain openings are played while others more or less vanished from tournament practice. This DVD helps you to remain up-to-date in a number of important and popular openings and provides you with many ideas for your own repertoire.
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    Trends in Modern Openings 2015 - Rustam Kasimdzhanov

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    Winning Against King's Indian with the Main Line - Mihail Marin
    Catalog Code: WIN0448CB

    In the classical system of the King’s Indian White develops naturally and refrains from chasing ghosts looking for a refutation of Black’s set-up. White instead relies on the fact that natural play should yield him a small but lasting advantage. Many great players of the past and the present have used and use this system successfully. The videos explaining the Mar del Plata Attack (which form the main part of this DVD) offer strategic guidance and show typical tactical ideas, while presenting a detailed, solid and aggressive repertoire.
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    Winning Against King's Indian with the Main Line - Mihail Marin

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