Welcome

Popular Chess Openings

Currently Shopping by:
  1. Remove This Item Year of Publication: 2012 - 2007
Clearance Items
  1. Unbeatable Deal! (18)
Price
$0 $170 $0 to $170
Year of Publication
1914 2017 2007 to 2012
Manufacturer
  1. New in Chess (105)
  2. Everyman Chess (94)
  3. ChessBase (86)
  4. ChessLecture.com (78)
  5. Empire Chess (39)
  6. Ishi Press (37)
  7. Quality Chess (36)
  8. ChessDVDs (25)
  9. Chess Stars LTD. (21)
  10. Russell Enterprises (9)
  11. Gambit Publishing (6)
  12. Chess Evolution (5)
  13. Thinkers Publishing (4)
  14. iChess.net (4)
  15. Mongoose Press (3)
  16. Killer Chess (2)
  17. Russian Chess House (2)
  18. S1 Editrice (2)
  19. Metropolitan Chess Publishing (1)
  20. Paramount Ridge Press (1)
  21. Chess King (1)
  22. Self Published (1)
  23. Cardoza Chess (1)
Show Less Show More
Popular Collections
  1. ChessLecture.com DVDs (77)
  2. Empire Chess (37)
  3. Foxy Openings (21)
  4. Chess Developments (7)
  5. Grandmaster Repertoire (3)
  6. Lemos Deep Dive (2)
  7. Killer Chess DVDs (2)
  8. My Best Games by Shirov (2)
  9. Power Play (2)
  10. Lilov Chess Institute (1)
  11. Master Method (1)
  12. Chess King's Video DVDs (1)
  13. Roman's Lab (1)
  14. Polgar DVD Collection (1)
  15. Chess Endgames (1)
  16. Know the Terrain (1)
Endorsed by the USCF
  1. USCF Endorsed Products (1)
Popular Book Series
  1. Move by Move (42)
  2. New in Chess Yearbooks (42)
  3. Chess Developments (11)
  4. Secrets of Opening Surprises (3)
  5. Dangerous Weapons (2)
Show Less Show More
Foreign Language?
  1. Written in Russian (2)
  2. Written in German (2)
  3. Written in French (1)
Host
  1. FM Alisa Melekhina (1)
  2. FM Dennis Monokroussos (3)
  3. GM Alejandro Ramirez (4)
  4. GM Alexei Shirov (1)
  5. GM Andrei Volokitin (1)
  6. GM Axel Delorme (1)
  7. GM Bryan Smith (3)
  8. GM Damien Lemos (12)
  9. GM Daniel King (6)
  10. GM Danny Gormally (1)
  11. GM Dejan Bojkov (2)
  12. GM Erwin L'Ami (4)
  13. GM Eugene Perelshteyn (15)
  14. GM Jesse Kraai (12)
  15. GM Leonid Kritz (8)
  16. GM Lubomir Ftacnik (2)
  17. GM Maxim Dlugy (1)
  18. GM Michal Krasenkow (3)
  19. GM Mihail Marin (1)
  20. GM Mihail Marin (5)
  21. GM Nadezhda Anatolyevna Kosintseva (1)
  22. GM Nick Pert (3)
  23. GM Niclas Huschenbeth (1)
  24. GM Nigel Davies (3)
  25. GM Parmimarjan Negi (1)
  26. GM Pavel Eljanov (1)
  27. GM Peter Nielsen (1)
  28. GM Rafael Leitão (1)
  29. GM Roman Dzinzichashvili (2)
  30. GM Ron Henley (2)
  31. GM Ronen Har-Zvi (2)
  32. GM Rustam Kasimdzhanov (4)
  33. GM Sam Shankland (3)
  34. GM Sergei Tiviakov (1)
  35. GM Simon Williams (12)
  36. GM Susan Polgar (2)
  37. GM Timur Gareev (3)
  38. GM Timur Gareyev (1)
  39. GM Victor Bologan (7)
  40. GM Victor Mikhalevski (3)
  41. GM vidit Gujrathi (2)
  42. IM Andrew Martin (27)
  43. IM Attila Turzo (2)
  44. IM Bill Paschall (11)
  45. IM Bryan Smith (8)
  46. IM Christian Richter (1)
  47. IM Cyrus Lakdawala (1)
  48. IM David Vigorito (7)
  49. IM David Vigorito (2)
  50. IM John Paul Wallace (1)
  51. IM John Watson (1)
  52. IM Jorge Ferreira (1)
  53. IM Lorin D'Costa (2)
  54. IM Mark Diesen (1)
  55. IM Robert Ris (3)
  56. IM Sam Collins (7)
  57. IM Valeri Lilov (9)
  58. NM Dana Mackenzie (8)
  59. Steve Lopez (1)
Show Less Show More
Chess Notation Type
  1. FAN - Figurine (295)
  2. AN - Algebraic (37)
  3. DN - Descriptive (9)
  4. LAN - Long Algebraic (1)
BOOK - Binding Type
  1. Hardcover (29)
Hardware Requirements
  1. Standard DVD Player (140)
  2. Windows (95)
  3. Works on both Windows and Mac-based Computers (9)
Author/s
  1. Alexander Delchev (4)
  2. Alexei Kornev (5)
  3. Alexey Bezgodov (5)
  4. Alexey Dreev (4)
  5. Alexey Kuzmin (1)
  6. Alexey Sokolsky (1)
  7. Alfonso Romero (1)
  8. Ali Mortazavi (1)
  9. Alojzije Jankovic (1)
  10. Anatoly Karpov (2)
  11. Andrew Greet (1)
  12. Andrew Martin (1)
  13. Andrew Soltis (1)
  14. Arthur M. Stevens (1)
  15. Arthur Van De Oudeweetering (2)
  16. Atanas Kolev (1)
  17. Boris Avrukh (6)
  18. Branimir Maksimovic (2)
  19. Bryan Paulsen (3)
  20. Carsten Hansen (1)
  21. Charles Hertan (1)
  22. Charlie Storey (2)
  23. Chess Informant (1)
  24. Christof Sielecki (1)
  25. Christopher Scheerer (1)
  26. Cyrus Lakdawala (28)
  27. Damian Lemos (1)
  28. Damian Lemos (1)
  29. Daniel Lowinger (3)
  30. Danny Kopec (1)
  31. David Cummings (1)
  32. David Smerdon (2)
  33. David Vigorito (1)
  34. Dejan Antic (3)
  35. Dejan Bojkov (1)
  36. Denis Yevseev (1)
  37. Eduard Gufeld (2)
  38. Emanuel Berg (3)
  39. Emmanuel Neiman (1)
  40. Eric Schiller (25)
  41. Eric Schiller (26)
  42. Eric Schiller & Leonid Shamkovich (1)
  43. Evgeny Sveshnikov (5)
  44. Evginiy Solozhenkin (1)
  45. Gawain Jones (3)
  46. Georgi Orlov (1)
  47. Georgios Souleidis (1)
  48. Graham Burgess (2)
  49. H. Golombek (1)
  50. Hannes Langrock (4)
  51. Henrik Danielsen (1)
  52. I. Ivanisevic (1)
  53. I.A. Horowitz (2)
  54. Igor Lysyj (2)
  55. Ilya Smirin (1)
  56. Imre Hera (2)
  57. Irving Chernev (1)
  58. Ivan Sokolov (2)
  59. Jacob Aagaard (1)
  60. Jacob Aagaard (1)
  61. James Schuyler (1)
  62. James Vigus (2)
  63. Jeroen Bosch (3)
  64. Jimmy Liew (1)
  65. Johan Hellsten (3)
  66. John Clayton (1)
  67. John Cox (2)
  68. John Cox (2)
  69. John Emms (3)
  70. John Shaw (2)
  71. John Watson (5)
  72. Jovanka Houska (1)
  73. Julian Hodgson & Lawrence Day & Eric Schiller (1)
  74. Junior Tay (3)
  75. Karsten Muller (1)
  76. Keaton Kiewra (1)
  77. Kevin Murphy (1)
  78. Kiril Georgiev (1)
  79. Konstantin Sakaev (2)
  80. Kostya Kavutskiy (1)
  81. Larry Kaufman (4)
  82. Lars Schandorff (2)
  83. Leonid Shamkovich (2)
  84. Lorin D'Costa (4)
  85. M. Perunovic (1)
  86. Marc Esserman (1)
  87. Marian Petrov (1)
  88. Martin Lokander (2)
  89. Matthias Wahls (1)
  90. Matthieu Cornette (1)
  91. Matthieu Cornette & Fabian Libiszewski (2)
  92. Max Euwe (2)
  93. Milos Pavlovic (2)
  94. Neil McDonald (4)
  95. New in Chess (4)
  96. Nigel Davies (1)
  97. Nikita Vitiugov (1)
  98. Nikola Sedlak (1)
  99. Nikolai Kalinichenko (2)
  100. Nikolaos Ntirlis (2)
  101. Nikolay Kalinichenko (2)
  102. Oleg Stetsko (1)
  103. Or Cohen (2)
  104. Oscar de Prado (1)
  105. Parimarjan Negi (4)
  106. Paul Keres (2)
  107. Paul Powell (1)
  108. Peter Lalic (1)
  109. Peter Tamburro (1)
  110. R. Markus (1)
  111. R.C. Griffith (1)
  112. Reuben Fine (2)
  113. Richard Palliser (6)
  114. Richard Pert (1)
  115. Roman Ovetchkin (3)
  116. Sam Collins (3)
  117. Samy Shoker (1)
  118. Savielly Tartakower (2)
  119. Semko Semkov (4)
  120. Sergei Soloviov (2)
  121. Sergey Kasparov (5)
  122. Simon Williams (1)
  123. Steve Giddins (6)
  124. Tiger Hillarp Persson (1)
  125. Timothy Taylor (3)
  126. Tony Rotella (1)
  127. Ufuk Tuncer (2)
  128. Valeri Bronznik (3)
  129. Valery Aveskulov (1)
  130. Vassilios Kotronias (8)
  131. Victor Bologan (8)
  132. Victor Mikhalevsky (2)
  133. Viktor Moskalenko (4)
  134. Vincent Moret (2)
  135. Vladimir Barsky (1)
  136. Vladimir Malaniuk and Petr Marusenko (1)
  137. Vladimir Sveshnikov (2)
  138. William Steinitz (1)
  139. Yelena Dembo (1)
  140. Yuri Razuvaev (1)
  141. Yuri Yakovich (1)
  142. Zaven Andriasyan (3)
  143. Zdenko Kozul (1)
  144. Zhanibek Amanov (1)
Show Less Show More

Items 109 to 144 of 577 total

Page:
  1. 2
  2. 3
  3. 4
  4. 5
  5. 6

Grid  List 

    King's Gambit - Simon Williams - VOL. 2
    Catalog Code: WIN0420CB

    Some of the most interesting lines in the King’s Gambit starting with 3 Nf3, especially concentrating ‘on the refutation of the King’s Gambit (Fisher)’ 3...g5. I have given the reader a full repertoire, that they can play with 3 Nf3, so all lines are covered. We also briefly look at the crazy 3 Be2 3 d4 and 3 Nc3.
    img

    King's Gambit - Simon Williams - VOL. 2

    $33.95
    A Black Repertoire Against Offbeat Openings - GM Nicholas Pert
    Catalog Code: WIN0482CB

    Many club players have their favourite pet opening variations which aren’t necessarily main lines. It’s important to know how to handle these variations as your opponent will likely know his systems well. In this DVD I provide a detailed Black repetoire against many of these Offbeat Opening choices. The lines I have covered include Pseudo – Trompowsky (1.d4 d5 2. Bg5), London Systems (1.d4 with an early Bf4), Torre Attack (1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 and 3. Bg5), Veresov (1.d4 Nf6 2. Nc3 d5 3. Bg5), Blackmar-Diemer Gambit (1.d4 d5 2. e4), Kings Indian Attack (1.Nf3 2.g3 3. Bg2), 1.b4, 1.b3, 1.f4, 1.g3 and 1.g4.
    img

    A Black Repertoire Against Offbeat Openings - GM Nicholas Pert

    $33.95
    Tactic Toolbox Semi-Slav with 6. Bg5 - Robert Ris
    Catalog Code: WIN0453CB

    If you like an exciting battle you should play 5.Bg5 against the Semi-Slav. This natural developing move is the most principled and sharpest option against Black’s sound setup. With interactive exercises this DVD shows you typical tactical patterns in this line, and with these examples from classical and recent games by leading experts of this opening you learn how to play 5.Bg5 with success.
    img

    Tactic Toolbox Semi-Slav with 6. Bg5 - Robert Ris

    $33.95
    The Modern Scotch Opening - Parimarjan Negi
    Catalog Code: WIN0429CB

    The Scotch has long been associated with exciting play, although people often doubt it’s positional base. But the opening has evolved from the swashbuckling games of the 19th century to become a sound, but aggressive, alternative to the evergreen Spanish. In his first Fritz-Trainer DVD, Parimarjan Negi looks at the latest revolution in Scotch theory that has completely changed white’s plans, and once again brought back the interest of the world’s elite. Negi presents not only the white strategies in detail but also outlines a dynamic way for Black to counter this latest trend.
    img

    The Modern Scotch Opening - Parimarjan Negi

    $33.95
    Crushing Isolated Queen's Pawn Tactics - Robert Ris
    Catalog Code: WIN0422CB

    The onus is typically on the player with the Isolated Queen’s Pawn to find dynamic resources that compensate their structural weakness. The aim of this DVD is to offer the viewer tactical exercises that also illustrate the attacking prospects within IQP positions, and as the ensuing positions can arise from so many different openings, the content of the DVD emphasizes the importance of understanding this type of pawn structure.
    img

    Crushing Isolated Queen's Pawn Tactics - Robert Ris

    $33.95
    NIC Yearbook 116 - PAPERBACK EDITION
    Wei Yi, the Sicilian Slayer
    Catalog Code: B0116PYB

    New in Chess Yearbook is the #1 guide to Chess Opening news! It is published four times per year, ensuring the most up-to-date and topic chess opening information. It includes 25-30 surveys per issue, covering all of the fashionable lines, wild gambits and even forgotten variations! If you're serious about chess, you need New in Chess Yearbooks!
    img

    NIC Yearbook 116 - PAPERBACK EDITION

    $33.95
    The Bishop's Opening & the Italian Game - Sergei Tiviakov
    Catalog Code: WIN0472CB

    Several years ago ChessBase released a DVD focusing on attacking in the Italian Game and Ruy Lopez – it was met with a great deal of positive feedback. Based on the overwhelming number of reader requests, we decided to get to work on another DVD on the subject, concentrating not only on the attacking ideas, but also providing a complete repertoire for White players in both the Bishop’s Opening & the Italian Game - avoiding the very unpleasant Petroff.
    img

    The Bishop's Opening & the Italian Game - Sergei Tiviakov

    $33.95
    Simple But Powerful - Exchange on d5 in the Slav and Queen's Gambit - Simon Williams
    Catalog Code: WIN0471CB

    On this DVD, we will look at a simple-to-learn yet surprisingly effective system that White can play after 1 d4 d5. In all cases White will play 2 c4 - and if given the chance, 3 cxd5! This leads to fixed pawn structures where piece play takes center stage, and in these systems, White’s pieces are always stronger than Black’s! The main ideas and concepts are thoroughly explained by taking a detailed look at how the best players in the world handle this system.
    img

    Simple But Powerful - Exchange on d5 in the Slav and Queen's Gambit - Simon Williams

    $33.95
    The Fashionable Caro-Kann - Vol 1 - Main Lines and Side Lines - Vidit Gujrathi
    Catalog Code: WIN0513CB

    The Caro Kann is a very tricky opening. Black’s play is based on controlling and fighting for key light squares. I have analyzed the new trends carefully and found some new ideas for Black. The dynamic play based on a strong strategic foundation has always fascinated me, and in these DVDs I have suggested the lines which I personally prefer and employ in practice. Recently at the World Rapid and Blitz Championships at Qatar I used many of them with great success, managing to score important wins over top GMs Vachier Lagrave, Radjabov, Jobava and drawing against Vishy Anand.
    New Product!
    img

    The Fashionable Caro-Kann - Vol 1 - Main Lines and Side Lines - Vidit Gujrathi

    $33.95
    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.
    img

    The Black Lion - An Aggressive Version of the Philidor Defense - Simon Williams

    $33.95
    Semi-Tarrasch - A Universal Weapon Against 1. d4 - Mihail Marin
    Catalog Code: WIN0484CB

    Even though the Semi-Tarrasch cannot offer a complete repertoire against 1.d4, being conditioned of White’s move order, it is an excellent complement to the Nimzoindian Defence. Moreover, it is a viable way of escaping the strategic pressure in the Exchange Queen’s Gambit while also presenting a reliable weapon against the main Symmetrical English systems
    img

    Semi-Tarrasch - A Universal Weapon Against 1. d4 - Mihail Marin

    $33.95
    The English Opening - Simon WIlliams - VOL. 2
    Catalog Code: WIN0464CB

    This English Opening was my first love and this was the opening that I used to progress from the rank amateur player to 2400+ International Master. I will now share my secrets of this opening with you, in the hope that the English Opening can help you improve in a similar way. My main teaching method behind this set of two DVDs is to teach you some simple yet effective set ups, without the need to rely on memorising numerous complicated variations. I have explained what you are trying to achieve with each move and set up, then you will know what plans to put into motion in the middlegame and endgame.
    img

    The English Opening - Simon WIlliams - VOL. 2

    $33.95
    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.
    img

    Winning Against King's Indian with the Main Line - Mihail Marin

    $33.95
    POWER PLAY - The Sicilian Najdorf - A Repertoire for Black - Daniel King - VOLUME 18
    Catalog Code: WIN0375CB

    The Najdorf Variation of the Sicilian Defence is the opening of champions. Kasparov, Anand and Bobby Fischer all made this uncompromising opening a central part of their repertoire – with success.
    img

    POWER PLAY - The Sicilian Najdorf - A Repertoire for Black - Daniel King - VOLUME 18

    $33.95
    The Accelerated London with 2. Bf4 - Nigel Davies
    Catalog Code: WIN0486CB

    The Accelerated London System with 2.Bf4 offers some dynamic new possibilities for White that have been hitherto little explored. On this DVD Nigel Davies explores these fascinating plans which give the London System a lot of bite and offer scope for creativity.
    img

    The Accelerated London with 2. Bf4 - Nigel Davies

    $33.95
    Open Games with ...Bc5 - Sam Collins
    Catalog Code: WIN0509CB

    Sam Collins has designed a repertoire based on systems with …Bc5 after 1.e4 e5. Each of these lines (built around 3…Bc5 against the Ruy Lopez and the Italian, the Spanish Four Knights with 4…Bc5, 3…Bb4+ 4.c3 Bc5 against the Scotch, and 2…Bc5 against the King’s Gambit) share common aspirations of developing the bishop actively outside the pawn chain, fighting for control of the key d4-square and ultimately supporting attacking ideas on the kingside.
    img

    Open Games with ...Bc5 - Sam Collins

    $33.95
    A Strategic Weapon Against 1. d4 - The Queen's Indian Defense - Victor Bologan
    Catalog Code: WIN0455CB

    The Queen’s Indian Defense is one of the most solid and rich openings against 1.d4. Together with the Nimzo-Indian and the Catalan it forms the so called “Classical Setup”, which any player should know. The Queen’s Indian is a favorite of both top players and amateurs. Victor Bologan has enjoyed the advantages of the Queen’s Indian defense for many years in open and in top tournament. He says: “The soul of the opening, the most important piece, is course the bishop on b7. Please remember this and keep it active.” Every chess enthusiast, from beginner to high level player, can profit from this DVD. Enrich your chess vocabulary, be open to new ideas: Play the Queen’s Indian!
    img

    A Strategic Weapon Against 1. d4 - The Queen's Indian Defense - Victor Bologan

    $33.95
    NIC Yearbook 121 - PAPERBACK EDITION
    Carlsen Trumps Caruana in Shady Scandinavians
    Catalog Code: B0121PYB

    New in Chess Yearbook is the #1 guide to Chess Opening news! It is published four times per year, ensuring the most up-to-date and topic chess opening information. It includes 25-30 surveys per issue, covering all of the fashionable lines, wild gambits and even forgotten variations! If you're serious about chess, you need New in Chess Yearbooks!
    img

    NIC Yearbook 121 - PAPERBACK EDITION

    $33.95
    NIC Yearbook 115 - PAPERBACK EDITION
    Ding Liren's passion for the King's Indian
    Catalog Code: B0115PYB

    New in Chess Yearbook is the #1 guide to Chess Opening news! It is published four times per year, ensuring the most up-to-date and topic chess opening information. It includes 25-30 surveys per issue, covering all of the fashionable lines, wild gambits and even forgotten variations! If you're serious about chess, you need New in Chess Yearbooks!
    img

    NIC Yearbook 115 - PAPERBACK EDITION

    $33.95
    English Attack - Daniel Gormally
    Catalog Code: WIN0466CB

    The English Attack against the Najdorf and the Scheveningen is one of the most exciting and entertaining variations in modern chess. The line, developed in the 1980s by the English top players John Nunn and Nigel Short, was a mainstay of such chess legends as Garry Kasparov and Vishy Anand, and is now also a favourite of players of the younger generation such as Fabiano Caruana and Alexander Grischuk. On this instructive DVD English Grandmaster Daniel Gormally, himself an accomplished attacking player, explains the most important lines of this fascinating system.
    img

    English Attack - Daniel Gormally

    $33.95
    The Semi-Slav - A Grandmaster's Guide for the Tournament Player - Peter Heine Nielsen
    Catalog Code: WIN0492CB

    The Semi-Slav (1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.Nc3 c6) can arise via various moveorders, has decided World Championships, and is one of Black’s most fascinating replies to 1 d4. The complexity and the many possibilities of the variation have intrigued World Champions and generations of strong players, but amateurs often find the lines too complex to handle.
    img

    The Semi-Slav - A Grandmaster's Guide for the Tournament Player - Peter Heine Nielsen

    $33.95
    Catastrophe in the Opening - Andrew Martin
    Catalog Code: WIN0470CB

    Before the endgame, God created the middlegame, but you will never reach the middlegame if you misplay the opening! ‘Catastrophe in the Opening’ is a study of how the games of contemporary players go awry the initial stages of the game and as such, will prove instructive at all levels. It’s designed to help you avoid disaster in your own games by learning from the typical mistakes of others.
    img

    Catastrophe in the Opening - Andrew Martin

    $33.95
    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.
    img

    POWER PLAY - A Repertoire for Black Against the Anti-Sicilians - Daniel King

    $33.95
    A Gambit Guide through the Open Game - Erwin L'Ami - Volume I
    Catalog Code: WIN0487CB

    Are you well versed in main lines but are you also often surprised by old and forgotten gambit lines? Or are you tired of main lines and do you prefer some easy to learn, yet very dangerous gambits? This is your DVD! In his Gambit Guide Vol. 1 Dutch Grandmaster Erwin l’Ami takes you on a journey through time and shows gambit lines in the Open Games (that is, after 1.e4 e5).
    img

    A Gambit Guide through the Open Game - Erwin L'Ami - Volume I

    $33.95
    The Complex Najdorf - A Complete Repertoire for Black - GM Victor Bologan
    Catalog Code: WIN0480CB

    When choosing an opening repertoire, it is common to consider two types of variations. One is usually a solid opening, like 1...e5 against 1.e4, with plenty of strategical ideas and quiet paths of play. However, there are of course days when you want to play for a win with Black, when you want to bear down on your opponent’s position with a potentially crushing attack. The Najdorf is perfect for just such occasions – and it’s no coincidence that Garry Kasparov played it the most out of all the variations in the Sicilian – the opening served him well throughout his brilliant career. I myself have played it with both colours, but even I discover more to its endless depths every day! Strategy, combinations, attack and defence, sacrifices and marvelous manoeuvres – exciting chess is all about the Najdorf!
    img

    The Complex Najdorf - A Complete Repertoire for Black - GM Victor Bologan

    $33.95
    A Dynamic Weapon Against the Queen's Gambit Decline - 5. bf4 - Simon Williams
    Catalog Code: WIN0456CB

    This DVD concentrates on the increasingly popular 5.Bf4 variation of the Queen’s Gambit Declined and gives White a dynamic and aggressive weapon against Black’s set-up. White puts his bishop on f4 to avoid the exchanges that often occur after 5.Bg5 and as early as possible wants to put pressure on Black. At the highest level the variation with 5.Bf4 has become much more popular than the more traditional 5.Bg5 line. Top players such as Alexei Shirov, Vladimir Kramnik, Levon Aronian, Wesley So and Anish Giri play it, and Vishy Anand used it in his only victory over Carlsen in the 2014 World Chess Championship. This DVD recommends dynamic lines for White against all set-ups by Black and gives you a good, aggressive, and reliable weapon against the Queen’s Gambit Declined.
    img

    A Dynamic Weapon Against the Queen's Gambit Decline - 5. bf4 - Simon Williams

    $33.95
    Solid and Safe Against the Wild Indians - Play the Fianchetto - Nicholas Pert
    Catalog Code: WIN0447CB

    The King’s Indian and Grunfeld are notoriously tricky and theoretical openings. The Fianchetto variation avoids the main lines which Black players enjoy, and goes for a small but safe edge. Many people fear playing against the King’s Indian because of Black’s ability to attack the White King, but in the Fianchetto variation it is very hard for Black to generate any attacking chances, instead play is often positional, with White having slightly more space for his or her pieces. In this DVD, the author has gone a long way to finding the best lines for White to gain an advantage against Black’s various responses.
    img

    Solid and Safe Against the Wild Indians - Play the Fianchetto - Nicholas Pert

    $33.95
    Play the Pirc Like a Grandmaster - Attacking Lines - Mihail Marin - VOL. 2
    Catalog Code: WIN0431CB

    Is there an absolute truth in a flexible opening such as the Pirc Defense? After I had played and studied the Pirc intensively for more than ten years I was sure I had found the best move order against each White system. Then I stopped playing the opening for a while and when I checked new ideas I realized that things were not that simple. Thus, the repertoire I recommend on this DVD is a combination of good lines in my old repertoire that have stood the test of time and new lines inspired by my fresh look at the Pirc. When playing the Pirc one must know what to do against White‘s attacking systems.
    img

    Play the Pirc Like a Grandmaster - Attacking Lines - Mihail Marin - VOL. 2

    $33.95
    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.
    img

    Trends in Modern Openings 2015 - Rustam Kasimdzhanov

    $33.95
    The 4... Nf6 Caro-Kann - Nigel Davies
    Catalog Code: WIN0497CB

    The dynamic 4...Nf6 line of the Caro-Kann has been unfashionable in recent years whilst the theory on 4...Bf5 and 4...Nd7 now extends well into the middle game. 4…Nf6 therefore offers a golden opportunity for Caro-Kann players to throw their opponents on their own resources – and here even top Grandmasters can go wrong. On this DVD Nigel Davies examines both the Bronstein-Larsen (5.Nxf6+ gxf6) and the Tartakower (5.Nxf6+ exf6) systems.
    img

    The 4... Nf6 Caro-Kann - Nigel Davies

    $33.95
    Beat the Queen's Indian - The Modern Fianchetto Line - GM Simon Williams
    Catalog Code: WIN0481CB

    This DVD is packed full of new, exciting and novel ideas; based on a repertoire starting with the moves 1 d4 Nf6 2 c4 e6 3 Nf3 with g3! to follow. Currently this is the most testing way to challenge players who prefer the Nimzo. White develops sensibly - but has aggressive intentions in mind! On this DVD, I will tell you everything you need to know to play this way as White, but the DVD will also be of interest to players who are unsure what to do against 3 Nf3 - giving you a repertoire with Black as well
    img

    Beat the Queen's Indian - The Modern Fianchetto Line - GM Simon Williams

    $33.95
    POWER PLAY - Popular Queen's Pawn Openings - A Repertoire for Black - Daniel King - VOLUME 25
    Catalog Code: WIN0515CB

    Openings such as the London System and the Trompowsky, once considered side lines, are now just as common in the professional game as at club level. On this DVD, Grandmaster Daniel King presents a repertoire for Black allowing you to face these systems with confidence. The aim of these recommendations is to come out of the opening with sound development, a sound pawn structure, a secure king, and a dynamic position that gives winning chances
    New Product!
    img

    POWER PLAY - Popular Queen's Pawn Openings - A Repertoire for Black - Daniel King - VOLUME 25

    $33.95
    Panov Attack in Chess
    Catalog Code: B0127IS

    This opening is played on both sides by the world's strongest chess grandmasters.
    img

    Panov Attack in Chess

    $32.95
    Bologan's King's Indian
    A Modern Repertoire for Black
    Catalog Code: B0185NIC

    Grandmaster and acknowledged chess opening expert Victor Bologan presents a complete King's Indian repertoire for Black that is much more than just a lucidly explained and very playable set of responses. With this book under your belt you can go to your next tournament with confidence. You will win many exciting games with Bologan's King's Indian!
    img

    Bologan's King's Indian

    $32.95
    The Modern French
    A Complete Guide for Black
    Catalog Code: B0116NIC

    This is a complete and up-to-date work for players of all levels, and contains brand-new concepts in topical modern lines such as the Steinitz, McCutcheon and Morozevich Variations.
    img

    The Modern French

    $32.95
    Smith-Morra Gambit - Shattering the Sicilian - EMPIRE CHESS
    Catalog Code: DVD0035EP

    The Smith-Morra Gambit is an extremely effective surprise weapon because many Sicilian Defense players wrongly believe the Smith-Morra to be outdated and easily refutable. While the Smith-Morra Gambit is rarely seen at the elite Grandmaster level, it remains a strong opening for white against the Sicilian Defense as black is guaranteed to face long-lasting, unpleasant pressure in every part of the board.
    img

    Smith-Morra Gambit - Shattering the Sicilian - EMPIRE CHESS

    $32.95

Items 109 to 144 of 577 total

Page:
  1. 2
  2. 3
  3. 4
  4. 5
  5. 6

Grid  List