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    A Practical White Repertoire with 1. d4 & 2. c4 - VOL. 2
    The King's Fianchetto Defences
    Catalog Code: B0098EU

    Alexei Kornev is an international grandmaster and coach. In 2001 he took the silver in the Russian Cup Final. He is also the winner of a number of international tournaments. Highest Elo so far - 2582. For many years, he has been the senior coach of the junior chess school in the city of Vladimir. His students are often among the Russian junior championships for boys and girls.
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    A Practical White Repertoire with 1. d4 & 2. c4 - VOL. 2

    $31.95
    The Modern Vienna Game
    Catalog Code: B0109EU

    The Vienna set-up aims for very aggressive play, which often includes sacrifices. But White prefers to be on the safe side, without burning all the bridges and to try to justify his actions from the point of view of positional play as well. At first, he deploys his minor pieces to active positions, then he advances the thematic move f4, castles (usually on the kingside) and begins an attack only after all this. Despite the fact that the move 2.Nc3 has been played for more than a hundred years, there has not been defined a clear-cut scheme for playing this set-up.
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    The Modern Vienna Game

    $31.95
    The French Defence - Reloaded
    Catalog Code: B0080EU

    A completely updated edition which presents a Black repertoire based on the French.
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    The French Defence - Reloaded

    $31.95
    Rossolimo and Friends
    A Complete Repertoire Vs. the Sicilian
    Catalog Code: B0113EU

    Every chess player, who begins his games with the move 1.e2-e4, should be perfectly prepared to encounter the move 1...c7-c5. Why is this opening so dangerous for White? The point is that in all the basic variations of the Sicilian Defence the fight is double-edged and often White risks at least as much as Black does. White is practically deprived of the possibility to simplify the position by numerous exchanges.
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    Rossolimo and Friends

    $31.95
    Complete Guide to the Queen's Pawn Opening - Vol 2
    The London Variation
    Catalog Code: B0124EU

    The second volume of the Complete Guide to the Queen's Pawn Opening is devoted to the London Variation and openings named in honor of Zukertort, Torre, Colle and others.
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    Complete Guide to the Queen's Pawn Opening - Vol 2

    $31.95
    A Practical White Repertoire with 1. d4 & 2. c4 - VOL. 3
    The Nimzo-Indian and Other Defences
    Catalog Code: B0100EU

    'The final volume consists of five parts. In the first part we analyse some seldom played moves for Black. The second part of the book is devoted to the Dutch Defence. In the third part we deal with the different defences for Black after 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4, besides 2...c5 and 2...e6. In the fourth part we analyse the Benoni Defence and the Benko Gambit. Finally, in the fifth part of the book, we deal with Black's most reliable opening - the Nimzo-Indian Defence. In this volume, just like in the previous two, we have emphasized on reliability and rationality in our choice of systems for White. For example, against the Dutch Defence we have preferred the move 2.Nc3, with which White reduces Black's possibilities considerably. Against the Nimzo-Indian Defence we analyse theRubinstein System - 4.e3, followed by Nge2, in which White's first task is to avoid compromising of his pawn-structure.''
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    A Practical White Repertoire with 1. d4 & 2. c4 - VOL. 3

    $31.95
    A Practical White Repertoire with 1. d4 and 2. c4 - VOL. 1
    The Complete Queen's Gambit
    Catalog Code: B0106EU

    Most players, including the author, have no inclination to devote all their time to studying opening variations. Therefore, we have decided not to cover 1.e2-e4. As our main opening weapon for White we have chosen the closed openings arising after 1.d2-d4, in which an understanding of chess and a knowledge of the typical resources in the middle game and the endgame are often much more important than a detailed knowledge of a large number of variations.
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    A Practical White Repertoire with 1. d4 and 2. c4 - VOL. 1

    $31.95
    Playing 1.e4 - Caro-Kann, 1.. E5 & Minor Lines
    A Grandmaster Guide
    Catalog Code: B0123QT

    Developing a punchy repertoire with 1.e4 requires extensive research, mixed with fine judgement and a good deal of creativity. In this two-volume work, GM John Shaw supplies an ambitious and dynamic arsenal of ideas for White. The repertoire is built around main lines, with many innovative suggestions that will cause no end of trouble to your opponents.
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    Playing 1.e4 - Caro-Kann, 1.. E5 & Minor Lines

    $31.95
    The Taimanov Bible
    Catalog Code: B0004TH

    The Sicilian Taimanov is one of the greatest dynamic opening choices for Black. The resulting positions are rich in dynamic, positional and strategic play. The authors have delivered a user-friendly work for players of all levels.
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    The Taimanov Bible

    $31.95
    The Sharpest Sicilian 2012
    Catalog Code: B0045EU

    Five years after the first edition, the book was completely rewritten and redesigned. While remaining true to the original structure, this new edition underwent major changes.
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    The Sharpest Sicilian 2012

    $31.95
    Attacking the Flexible Sicilian
    Catalog Code: B0128EU

    This book presents a full repertoire against open Sicilians with 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6. The authors develop many new plans for White, relying on their chess instincts and original analysis.
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    Attacking the Flexible Sicilian

    $31.95
    New Weapons in the King's Indian
    Catalog Code: B0008TH

    In this book, Grandmaster Milos Pavlovic investigates one of the most popular openings: the King's Indian, with a focus on little explored dynamic ways to counter the basic White system.
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    New Weapons in the King's Indian

    $31.50
    KNOW THE TERRAIN - The Advance French Structure - Sam Collins - VOLUME 4
    Catalog Code: WIN0383CB

    The information explosion has led to a massive increase in opening theory. But how often do you win a game with a prepared line? What gives strong players the edge over their opponents is not some blockbuster novelty, but a deep understanding of the pawn structures to which their openings lead – an understanding that lasts into the middlegame and endgame, and is transferable between different openings with similar structures.
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    KNOW THE TERRAIN - The Advance French Structure - Sam Collins - VOLUME 4

    $30.95
    The English Defense - Dejan Bojkov
    Catalog Code: WIN0377CB

    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

    $30.95
    The New McCutcheon - Rustam Kasimdzhanov
    Opening
    Catalog Code: WIN0438CB

    Playing the McCutcheon Variation of the French Defence (3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Bg5 Bb4) immediately sharpens up the game, but quite frequently what soon arises is a positional struggle. Until recently the whole opening system was considered to be double-edged, if not downright notorious – White only had to have good knowledge about the main line. But nowadays the McCutcheon has been developing in an entirely new direction. Rustam Kasimdzhanov now calls 5.e5 h6 6.Bd2 the old main variation – since, as he demonstrates, Black can remarkably easily obtain a pleasant game.
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    The New McCutcheon - Rustam Kasimdzhanov

    $30.95
    The Wicked Veresov Attack - Andrew Martin
    A Tricky Opening with 1. d4
    Catalog Code: WIN0432CB

    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

    $30.95
    Flank Attacks - Valeri Lilov
    Catalog Code: WIN0376CB

    The flank attack is one of those sneaky ways of surrounding your opponent's forces and getting to your target fast! So, do we really need to master flank attacks to use them or protect ourselves from them effectively? The answer is a resounding ''Yes!''
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    Flank Attacks - Valeri Lilov

    $30.95
    The ABC of the Bogo Indian - Andrew Martin
    Catalog Code: WIN0387CB

    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

    $30.95
    Attacking with the Benko Gambit - Alejandro Ramirez - PART 2
    Catalog Code: WIN0388CB

    The Benko is a powerful weapon in any player’s Black repertoire. However, many white players, fearing black activity and compensation, decide to avoid it altogether before Black has the chance to sacrifice his pawn. This DVD offers a complete repertoire for black players after 1.d4 in the case that White avoids the move 2.c4 or after 2.c4 c5 avoids the move 3.d5.
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    Attacking with the Benko Gambit - Alejandro Ramirez - PART 2

    $30.95
    Tactic Toolbox Scheveningen - Lubomir Ftacnik
    Catalog Code: WIN0433CB

    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

    $30.95
    ABC of the English Opening - Lorin D'Costa
    A Complete Repertoire for White
    Catalog Code: WIN0439CB

    It is easy to understand why the English Opening is very popular at all levels, from club player up to Grandmaster level. The variations are less forcing and superior chess skill is required to outwit your opponents in the middlegame. In the English, white plays 1.c4 and fianchettos the white kings bishop to g2. Like all good chess openings, this fights for control of the centre and posts the ‘English Bishop’ on the long diagonal g2-a8. Many people view the opening as rather dull, but this is a misnomer - in fact, there are many sharp pawn sacrifices and attacking lines which have been found in recent times which give the opening some bite. The games in this DVD will provide with exactly that - the armoury to play the English Opening as white with confidence! Includes all of black's main responses to the English Opening 1.c4:
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    ABC of the English Opening - Lorin D'Costa

    $30.95
    KNOW THE TERRAIN - Isolated Queen's Pawn - Sam Collins - VOLUME 6
    Catalog Code: WIN0442CB

    The information explosion has led to a massive increase in opening theory. But how often do you win a game with a prepared line? What gives strong players the edge over their opponents is not some blockbuster novelty, but a deep understanding of the pawn structures to which their openings lead – an understanding that lasts into the middlegame and endgame, and is transferable between different openings with similar structures. In this DVD, Sam Collins examines the Isolated Queen’s Pawn (IQP) and associated structures. Using games almost exclusively from grandmaster praxis in the last two years, Collins explains all of the major ideas for playing with and against the IQP, including the d5-advance, kingside attacks (including the rook lift, h4-h5 and Bxh6 sacrifices), central sacrifices (including the Rxe6 exchange sacrifice in various positions from the Petroff), queenside play and simplification, and gives some guidance on how to assess transpositions into related structures.The universality of the IQP is illustrated by the games on this DVD, played in openings as diverse as the Nimzo Indian, Queen’s Gambit Accepted, Semi-Tarrasch, Caro-Kann, Slav, c3-Sicilian, French Tarrasch, Bogo Indian and Petroff. A final section of questions and answers (in Chessbase’s new interactive format) tests and reinforces the reader’s knowledge of the IQP, one of the most important structures in modern chess.
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    KNOW THE TERRAIN - Isolated Queen's Pawn - Sam Collins - VOLUME 6

    $30.95
    A Repertoire Against the Sicilian - Lorin D'Costa & Nick Murphy
    Catalog Code: WIN0449CB

    For years the only correct way to play against the Sicilian was to tackle it head-on with the Open Sicilian (i.e. when white plays an early d4). In recent years, some of the worlds best players have started to essay some dangerous anti Sicilian lines, with great success. In this Master & Amateur DVD, International Master Lorin D’Costa and chess software expert Nick Murphy outline the various “anti-Sicilians”. These openings can give you a potential advantage, whilst avoiding your opponent’s favourite Sicilian line.
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    A Repertoire Against the Sicilian - Lorin D'Costa & Nick Murphy

    $30.95
    Attacking with the Pirc - Dejan Bojkov
    Catalog Code: WIN0382CB

    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

    $30.95
    The Solid Slav Defence - Nicholas Pert
    Catalog Code: WIN0444CB

    This Slav DVD is a complete opening repertoire for black after 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6. GM Nick Pert has played the Slav defence for over 10 years and provides all his la test and most up to date analysis crammed into 1 DVD. Nick has spent man y hours studying the best Slav lines, and he explains his favourite variations in this DVD. In addition t o the usual video explanations of the French there are some interactive clips where the viewer is tested on a range of theoretical questions and tactics arising from Slav games.
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    The Solid Slav Defence - Nicholas Pert

    $30.95
    Secret Weapon Four Knights Game - Valeri Lilov
    Catalog Code: WIN0379CB

    The Four Knights Game is a strong opening system that White can employ to crush his or her opponent with its ostensible simplicity. In the present DVD, FM Valeri Lilov takes on the task of acquainting you with the quirks of one of his favorite openings.
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    Secret Weapon Four Knights Game - Valeri Lilov

    $30.95
    The English Hedgehog Defence - Lubomir Ftacnik
    Catalog Code: WIN0390CB

    This DVD by Lubomir Ftacnik deals with the Hedgehog structure and its phenomenal potential for generating active counterplay with Black. The appeal of elastic piece development around a dynamic pawn structure has helped to spread this concept to many other openings. The author has consciously limited his survey to the English Hedgehog with an emphasis on the challenges Black faces following the centralisation of White’s queen after 1.c4 c5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.Nc3 e6 4.g3 b6 5.Bg2 Bb7 6.0-0 Be7 7.d4 cxd4 8.Qxd4. While Black will have to survive various challenges to his position, as the aggressor enjoys a slight advantage in development and has great freedom of movement for his pieces, once the defender manages to fend off direct aggression, his prospects are usually quite promising.
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    The English Hedgehog Defence - Lubomir Ftacnik

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    KNOW THE TERRAIN - The Philidor Structure - Sam Collins - VOLUME 5
    Catalog Code: WIN0384CB

    The information explosion has led to a massive increase in opening theory. But how often do you win a game with a prepared line? What gives strong players the edge over their opponents is not some blockbuster novelty, but a deep understanding of the pawn structures to which their openings lead – an understanding that lasts into the middlegame and endgame, and is transferable between different openings with similar structures.
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    KNOW THE TERRAIN - The Philidor Structure - Sam Collins - VOLUME 5

    $30.95
    The Reti - A Flexible Attacking Opening - Alejandro Ramirez
    Catalog Code: WIN0391CB

    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

    $30.95
    The Modern Tiger
    Catalog Code: B0097QT

    The Modern Tiger offers a complete repertoire against 1.e4, as well as against 1.d4 when White continues with c4 and e4. For added flexibility, both a Modern line and a Pirc line are given against the critical Austrian Attack.
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    The Modern Tiger

    $29.95
    The Scandinavian - Move by Move
    Catalog Code: B0368EM

    This series provides an ideal platform to study chess openings. By continually challenging the reader to answer probing questions throughout the book, the Move by Move format greatly encourages the learning and practising of vital skills just as much as the traditional assimilation of opening knowledge. Carefully selected questions and answers are designed to keep you actively involved and allow you to monitor your progress as you learn. This is an excellent way to study any chess opening and at the same time improve your general chess skills and knowledge.
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    The Scandinavian - Move by Move

    $29.95
    Kotronias on the King's Indian - Volume 4
    Classical Systems
    Catalog Code: B0122QT

    The all-time greats Petrosian and Gligoric lend their names to systems examined after the further 5.Nf30 O-O 6.Be2 e5, with 7.d5 and 7.Be3 respectively, while the dreaded Exchange Variation 7.dxe5 is also discussed and dismantled. Dynamic coverage of Makogonov's 5.Nf3/6.h3, Karpov's 5.h3/6.Be3, Larsen's 5.Nf3/6.Be3 and Averbakh's 5.Be2 completes this extensive work.
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    Kotronias on the King's Indian - Volume 4

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    The Dragon 2
    Catalog Code: B0112QT

    In this two-volume work, the world's strongest Dragon specialist guides you through the Black repertoire he has played successfully against world-class opposition. This volume deals with the 9.0-0-0 variation of the Yugoslav Attack, along with the Classical and White's various other tries.
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    The Dragon 2

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    The Powerful Catalan
    A Complete Repertoire For White
    Catalog Code: B0122NIC

    In this book top Grandmaster Victor Bologan presents a complete repertoire for White. He covers all of Black’s options as well as possible transpositions to other openings.
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    The Powerful Catalan

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    Play the Ragozin
    A Dynamic Repertoire
    Catalog Code: B0130QT

    he Ragozin is an ideal system against 1.d4: Black establishes a foothold in the centre and quickly develops his pieces on active squares, with good chances for dynamic counterplay or a kingside attack. In this book, IM Richard Pert shares his own complete repertoire for Black after 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6.
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    Play the Ragozin

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    How Grandmasters Beat Gambits: King Pawn Openings - EMPIRE CHESS
    Catalog Code: DVD0047EP

    Grandmaster Victor Mikhalevski is a veteran chess trainer with over 15 years of teaching experience. GM Mikhalevski is well-known as a fearless attacking player and in this chess DVD he will instruct viewers on how Grandmasters prepare their opening repertoire for elite competition.
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    How Grandmasters Beat Gambits: King Pawn Openings - EMPIRE CHESS

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