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    10. IM Andrew Martin (3)
    11. IM Maia Lomineishvili (1)
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      Childrens Chess Book Combination
      Catalog Code: BCHILDCOMBO

      This is not just a book for kids - for 'Dad' read any opponent who beats you regularly! This book teaches the 50 Deadly Checkmates - basic attacking patterns that occur repeatedly in games between players of all standards. Each mating motif is carefully and simply explained, and several illustrative examples are given. A final test enables the reader to grade his pattern recognition abilities, and the last chapter explains what to do if your Dad is Garry Kasparov.
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      Childrens Chess Book Combination

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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 1 - Learn Openings The Easy Way, Traps and Novelties
      Catalog Code: DVD0001RM

      This DVD features the first five lessons of GM Roman Dzhindzhikhasvili's Mastering Chess Series - Learning Openings the Easy Way. Traps and Novelties. Lesson 1: Learning Openings the Easy Way - Guide to worry-free openings, based on understanding rather than a memory contest; Lesson 2: Avoiding & Creating Opening Traps - The secrets to avoiding and creating opening traps without damaging your position; Lesson 3: Dangers & Advantages of Choosing Sharp Openings - Tactics you can't live without in sharp modern openings; Lesson 4: Punishment for Delaying Development in the Opening - Punishment meted out for typical materialist at the expense of development; and Lesson 5: Creating Opening Novelties - Important updates on a number of novelties introduced in previous Roman Forum tapes.
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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 1 - Learn Openings The Easy Way, Traps and Novelties

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      WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 1 - The Basic Principles of Chess
      Catalog Code: DVD0001SP

      Susan will take you through 8 easy to follow, highly instructive games covering the basic principles of chess. This will help your understanding of chess and is guaranteed to improve your chess game. She will show you how to avoid the most common mistakes made in chess and give your chess game a strong, fundamentally sound foundation.
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      WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 1 - The Basic Principles of Chess

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      CHESS FOR ANYONE - VOLUME 2 - Beginning Tactics
      Catalog Code: DVD0002AN

      The Chess for Anyone series is designed to teach the game of chess starting at the beginner level up to the advanced level. There are many videos that present chess material at the expert and master level but very few that address the all-important beginning and intermediate phases of the game where most of the chess playing population lies. It was the aim of the producers to make the learning process of this part of the game both easy to understand and fun.
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      CHESS FOR ANYONE - VOLUME 2 - Beginning Tactics

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      WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 2 - Learn How to Create a Plan in the Opening, Middlegame and Endgame
      Catalog Code: DVD0002SP

      Planning in chess is essential throughout the entire game. On this DVD, Susan will teach you the general ideas and concepts for short and long term planning in the opening, middle and endgame. You will come away with a better understanding and insight on all three phases of a chess game. Your moves will have more meaning and purpose, which will result in more wins. So, sit back and let Susan teach you the foundation of essential chess planning.
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      WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 2 - Learn How to Create a Plan in the Opening, Middlegame and Endgame

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      WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 8 - Essential Basic Endgames - PART 1
      Catalog Code: DVD0008SP

      It is Essential to know how to play and win your Endgames. In fact, the Endgames are more essential to learn than Openings. In Chapter 1 of this DVD, Susan will cover all the most important basic endgames for the novice player. She will teach you how to checkmate a lone King using a Queen, a Rook, two Bishops, a Knight and Bishop, or two Knights. In Chapter 2, Susan covers all the Basic Pawn Endgames, including the Square Rule, the Rook Pawn, Opposition, Geometry in chess, two extra Pawns, the Pawn Race, one side Queens first, King activity, and lots more!
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      WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 8 - Essential Basic Endgames - PART 1

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      WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 9 - Essential Basic Endgames - PART 2
      Catalog Code: DVD0009SP

      It is Essential to know how to play and win your Endgames. In fact, the Endgames are more essential to learn than Openings. In Lesson 1 of this DVD, Susan will cover all the essential Rook Endgames, including: Rook vs. one Pawn, Rook vs. two connected Pawns, Rook vs. Bishop, Rook vs. Knight, the Philidor and Lucena positions, Multi-pawn Endgames, Rook and Bishop vs. Rook, Rook vs one Pawn and two Pawns, Rook vs. Bishop, and Rook and Pawn vs. Rook.
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      WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 9 - Essential Basic Endgames - PART 2

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      LEARNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - Chess for Absolute Beginners
      Catalog Code: DVD0014SP

      Susan Polgar's Learning Chess the Easy Way: Chess for Absolute Beginners is by far one of the best ever DVDs made to teach beginners how to play the worlds greatest game. Susan teaches with the aid of great graphics and annimation beginners basic chess knowledge.
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      LEARNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - Chess for Absolute Beginners

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      FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 84 - The Basic Principles - Checkmates and Elements of Chess
      Catalog Code: DVD0084FX

      On this first DVD in the series, International Master Andrew Martin breaks down the elements of chess so that the game becomes easier to understand. Players of all levels will find something of interest here, including many complete games from recent years.
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      FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 84 - The Basic Principles - Checkmates and Elements of Chess

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      Alexandra Teaches Chess
      Catalog Code: WIN0001AK

      Listen to Chess Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk as she gives instruction on how to play chess for the absolute beginner. Practice what you learn by playing chess against dinosaurs, and watch yourself grow as you progress.
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      Alexandra Teaches Chess

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      Chess School for Beginners
      Catalog Code: WIN0039CV

      Written by GM Yury Razuvaev, well-known GM and one of Anatoly Karpov’s coaches, this friendly interactive course is intended for both children and adult beginners.
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      Chess School for Beginners

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      CHESS ENDGAMES - Basic Knowledge for Beginners - Karsten Muller - VOLUME 1
      Catalog Code: WIN0051CB

      Basic Knowledge for Beginners - Fritz Trainer on DVD Endgame theory constitutes the foundation of chess. You realize this in striking clarity once you obtain a won endgame but in the end have to be content with a draw because of a lack of necessary know-how.
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      CHESS ENDGAMES - Basic Knowledge for Beginners - Karsten Muller - VOLUME 1

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      Chess Training Package for Beginners
      Catalog Code: WIN0103CV

      Chess Training Package for beginners consists of five magnificent educational chess programs: Elementary Checkmates I, Elementary Checkmates II, Easy Ways to take pieces, Chess Tactics for Beginners, and Complete Chess Course.
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      Chess Training Package for Beginners

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      CHESS FOR NOVICES - Sabrina Chevannes - VOLUME 1
      Catalog Code: WIN0355CB


      This DVD is for anyone who knows the rules of chess but would like to be able to improve their game with some specific tactics and strategies. It builds on the basic principles of chess that should have already been learnt. However, there is also an introductory chapter for those that may have gaps in this part of their foundation. The main part of the DVD is split into four chapters: Opening – The general principles of the opening are discussed here. No specific opening repertoire is suggested but a guide of how to tackle any opening and come through the first stage of the game in a better position. Middlegame – Some basic tactical devices are introduced such as the pin, fork, skewer and discovered attack. These devices are used throughout the levels of chess and even top grandmaster games are won from a basic device as these. Ending – The basic checkmating technique of the most common endings that occur in novice games are instructed here. These techniques are essential to master before continuing with more complex checkmates. Test – The DVD finishes with a test chapter which consists of 20 exercises based on the information discussed throughout the DVD. Each exercise allows time for you to pause and calculate the answer before the answer is discussed. This DVD is a must for anyone who wants to improve their game, whether they are a junior or an adult. It can be for those who have just learnt the moves or for those who have played for some time but want to consolidate their knowledge. Video running time: 4 hours 15 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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      CHESS FOR NOVICES - Sabrina Chevannes - VOLUME 1

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      E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 1 - Learn Openings The Easy Way, Traps and Novelties
      Catalog Code: E-DVD0001RM

      This DVD features the first five lessons of GM Roman Dzhindzhikhasvili's Mastering Chess Series - Learning Openings the Easy Way. Traps and Novelties. Lesson 1: Learning Openings the Easy Way - Guide to worry-free openings, based on understanding rather than a memory contest; Lesson 2: Avoiding & Creating Opening Traps - The secrets to avoiding and creating opening traps without damaging your position; Lesson 3: Dangers & Advantages of Choosing Sharp Openings - Tactics you can't live without in sharp modern openings; Lesson 4: Punishment for Delaying Development in the Opening - Punishment meted out for typical materialist at the expense of development; and Lesson 5: Creating Opening Novelties - Important updates on a number of novelties introduced in previous Roman Forum tapes.
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      E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 1 - Learn Openings The Easy Way, Traps and Novelties

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      E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 84 - The Basic Principles - Checkmates and Elements of Chess
      Catalog Code: E-DVD0084FX

      On this first DVD in the series, International Master Andrew Martin breaks down the elements of chess so that the game becomes easier to understand. Players of all levels will find something of interest here, including many complete games from recent years.
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      E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 84 - The Basic Principles - Checkmates and Elements of Chess

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      E-DVD WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 1 - The Basic Principles of Chess
      Catalog Code: E-DVD0001SP

      Susan will take you through 8 easy to follow, highly instructive games covering the basic principles of chess. This will help your understanding of chess and is guaranteed to improve your chess game. She will show you how to avoid the most common mistakes made in chess and give your chess game a strong, fundamentally sound foundation.
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      E-DVD WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 1 - The Basic Principles of Chess

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      E-DVD WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 2 - Learn How to Create a Plan in the Opening, Middlegame and Endgame
      Catalog Code: E-DVD0002SP

      Planning in chess is essential throughout the entire game. On this DVD, Susan will teach you the general ideas and concepts for short and long term planning in the opening, middle and endgame. You will come away with a better understanding and insight on all three phases of a chess game. Your moves will have more meaning and purpose, which will result in more wins. So, sit back and let Susan teach you the foundation of essential chess planning.
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      E-DVD WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 2 - Learn How to Create a Plan in the Opening, Middlegame and Endgame

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      E-DVD WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 8 - Essential Basic Endgames - PART 1
      Catalog Code: E-DVD0008SP

      It is Essential to know how to play and win your Endgames. In fact, the Endgames are more essential to learn than Openings. In Chapter 1 of this DVD, Susan will cover all the most important basic endgames for the novice player. She will teach you how to checkmate a lone King using a Queen, a Rook, two Bishops, a Knight and Bishop, or two Knights. In Chapter 2, Susan covers all the Basic Pawn Endgames, including the Square Rule, the Rook Pawn, Opposition, Geometry in chess, two extra Pawns, the Pawn Race, one side Queens first, King activity, and lots more!
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      E-DVD WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 8 - Essential Basic Endgames - PART 1

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      E-DVD WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 9 - Essential Basic Endgames - PART 2
      Catalog Code: E-DVD0009SP

      It is Essential to know how to play and win your Endgames. In fact, the Endgames are more essential to learn than Openings. In Lesson 1 of this DVD, Susan will cover all the essential Rook Endgames, including: Rook vs. one Pawn, Rook vs. two connected Pawns, Rook vs. Bishop, Rook vs. Knight, the Philidor and Lucena positions, Multi-pawn Endgames, Rook and Bishop vs. Rook, Rook vs one Pawn and two Pawns, Rook vs. Bishop, and Rook and Pawn vs. Rook.
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      E-DVD WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 9 - Essential Basic Endgames - PART 2

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      E-DVD LEARNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - Chess for Absolute Beginners
      Catalog Code: E-DVD0014SP

      Susan Polgar's Learning Chess the Easy Way: Chess for Absolute Beginners is by far one of the best ever DVDs made to teach beginners how to play the worlds greatest game. Susan teaches with the aid of great graphics and annimation beginners basic chess knowledge.
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      E-DVD LEARNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - Chess for Absolute Beginners

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      DOWNLOAD - Chess Training Package for Beginners
      Catalog Code: E-WIN0103CV

      Chess Training Package for beginners consists of five magnificent educational chess programs: Elementary Checkmates I, Elementary Checkmates II, Easy Ways to take pieces, Chess Tactics for Beginners, and Complete Chess Course.
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      DOWNLOAD - Chess Training Package for Beginners

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      Mastering Control of the Center - EMPIRE CHESS
      Catalog Code: DVD0022EP

      f you are a beginner chess player that is struggling to progress in your game, controlling the center might be your problem. This basic principle is frequently overlooked as beginner chess players find it easy to become caught in a trap of not knowing what to study, and in what order to study it in!
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      Mastering Control of the Center - EMPIRE CHESS

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      Chess Tactics of the Grandmasters - EMPIRE CHESS
      Catalog Code: DVD0023EP

      Beginner chess players win and lose with tactics. It is just that simple for the beginner chess player. If you are not constantly looking for tactical opportunities to win material, gain space, or to seize the initiative, you are not playing good chess. The best chess players win by forcing moves, which are moves that threaten tactics and make your opponent react.
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      Chess Tactics of the Grandmasters - EMPIRE CHESS

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      Winning Chess Strategy for Beginners - EMPIRE CHESS
      Catalog Code: DVD0024EP

      Chess Strategy is the most difficult step in the road to improvement for beginners, requiring a deeper understanding of chess than simply tactics. You can think of combinations as math equations with a given, concrete result that you can prove. But strategy is more like describing the variables in this math problem and how changes will affect all aspects of the surrounding environment.
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      Winning Chess Strategy for Beginners - EMPIRE CHESS

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      Play the Middlegame Like a Grandmaster - PART 1 - EMPIRE CHESS
      Catalog Code: DVD0025EP

      ¨Play the Middlegame like a Grandmaster – Part 1¨ features hours of action-packed chess instruction, presented by Grandmaster Damian Lemos who explains the art of the middlegame and focuses on how you can start winning more games now! The middlegame is one of the hardest phases in the game for beginner players because there are no strict rules to guide your play (unlike the opening) and there are still most pieces on the board to consider. If you are a beginner chess player looking to improve your tournament results IMMEDIATELY, this chess DVD is GUARANTEED TO HELP YOU PLAY BETTER!
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      Play the Middlegame Like a Grandmaster - PART 1 - EMPIRE CHESS

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      Play the Middlegame Like a Grandmaster - PART 2 - EMPIRE CHESS
      Catalog Code: DVD0026EP

      The most difficult phase of the game for beginner chess players is the middlegame because it is a constant time of transition, maximum tension, and a time of combining immediate tactical needs with long-term positional ideas. Most middlegames contain nearly all of the pieces still on the board, and the friction between opponents inevitably creates conflict, requiring complete attention to avoid forcing combinations. This chess video/DVD features hours of extremely high-quality instruction by experienced chess trainer Grandmaster Damian Lemos, reviewing the basic concepts of the middlegame and how to apply them successfully in your own games.
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      Play the Middlegame Like a Grandmaster - PART 2 - EMPIRE CHESS

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      Play Aggressive Chess Like a Grandmaster - EMPIRE CHESS
      Catalog Code: DVD0027EP

      If you are not playing aggressive chess, you are not playing good chess. The game is just that simple! I have beat many players that are much higher rated than me and should be better than me, but I played more aggressively. If you come out swinging from the very first moves in a game, constantly striving to create threats and place pressure on your opponent you are going to be playing winning chess.
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      Play Aggressive Chess Like a Grandmaster - EMPIRE CHESS

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      Play Positional Chess Like a Grandmaster - EMPIRE CHESS
      Catalog Code: DVD0028EP

      Understanding positional chess is one of the most difficult concepts for beginner chess players because there are no concrete rules that apply to any given position. There are general guidelines, such as avoid placing your pawns on the same color as your bishop, however there are always exceptions and every position is different.
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      Play Positional Chess Like a Grandmaster - EMPIRE CHESS

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      How to Attack Like a Grandmaster - EMPIRE CHESS
      Catalog Code: DVD0029EP

      The secret to winning chess games is very simple – YOU MUST ATTACK! If you like to open passively and slowly build a strong defensive position, you are playing bad chess! To win games in chess, you must be attacking. You can’t wait your opponent to make a mistake because that is not going to win you any games! The best players in the world try to create at least one threat with every single move; why can’t beginner chess players do the exact same thing?
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      How to Attack Like a Grandmaster - EMPIRE CHESS

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      How Grandmasters Defend Tough Positions - EMPIRE CHESS
      Catalog Code: DVD0030EP

      In this chess DVD, GM Damian Lemos stresses the importance of paying attention to the underlying balance of the position and to remain alert to the changing dynamics of any position and be ready to adapt and change to a more solid, defensive posture.
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      How Grandmasters Defend Tough Positions - EMPIRE CHESS

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      Insane Chess Sacrifices - EMPIRE CHESS
      Catalog Code: DVD0031EP

      If you want to win more games, you have to attack your opponent and can not be scared to sacrifice to break through with an attack. There are an overwhelming variety of sacrifices and reasons for making sacrifices – you could give up a pawn to seize the initiative or gain space, you could sacrifice an exchange to change the dynamic of a position, or you could make a positional sacrifice by allowing doubled, isolated pawns but gaining a dangerous attack against your opponent’s king.
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      Insane Chess Sacrifices - EMPIRE CHESS

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      Mastering the Positional Sacrifice - EMPIRE CHESS
      Catalog Code: DVD0032EP

      The positional sacrifice is one of the hardest concepts to learn in chess because it requires a profound understanding of the game. Many beginner and intermediate players vastly overemphasize the importance of material in chess, failing to utilize the massive benefits that a positional sacrifice can bring.
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      Mastering the Positional Sacrifice - EMPIRE CHESS

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      How Grandmasters Attack - EMPIRE CHESS
      Catalog Code: DVD0033EP

      If you want to be a strong chess player, you have to constantly attack your opponents! The best players in the world strive to make a threat with every single move, consistently applying pressure and creating problems that their opponents are forced to solve. Chess has evolved substantially in the past 100 years and to succeed in today’s game, you must be thoroughly dedicated to attacking chess.
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      How Grandmasters Attack - EMPIRE CHESS

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      Winning Chess Games in the Opening - EMPIRE CHESS
      Catalog Code: DVD0034EP

      The opening is the most critical phase in chess. If you are an extremely aggressive player, from the very first moves striving to place pressure on your opponent – you will thrive in the opening and achieve great positions early in your games. However if you are a passive player and prefer to build a solid position before creating threats against your opponent’s position, you will never achieve good positions in the opening because your opponent will have a free reign to seize the initiative and start attacking you
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      Winning Chess Games in the Opening - EMPIRE CHESS

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      Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess
      Catalog Code: B0011RH

      Learn to think the same way Bobby Fischer did. This is the fastest, most efficient, most enjoyable book on chess ever compiled. As the student, you start at the beginning and progressively develop your skills as you apply Bobby Fischer's principles and learn how to play Chess the Bobby way.
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      Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess

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