CHESS STRATEGY

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Year of Publication
1980 2014 1980 to 2014
Chess Notation Type
  1. AN - Algebraic (8)
  2. DN - Descriptive (1)
Topics
  1. General Chess Instruction (1)
  2. Opening (1)
  3. Strategy (1)
Host
  1. GM Eugene Perelshteyn (2)
  2. GM Jesse Kraai (4)
  3. IM Bill Paschall (1)
  4. IM Bryan Smith (1)
  5. IM John Paul Wallace (1)
  6. IM Valeri Lilov (1)
  7. NM Dana Mackenzie (1)
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    Positional Chess - Chess Lecture - Volume 35
    2 DVD Collection
    IM Valeri Lilov is a young chess talent from the small European country of Bulgaria. He currently resides in Varna, Bulgaria and works hard in the field of practical chess and chess pedagogy.
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    Positional Chess - Chess Lecture - Volume 35

    2 DVD Collection
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    A Modern Take on Nimzowitsch - Chess Lecture - Volume 43
    GM Jesse Kraai gives us a modern look at the strategy and tactics of Aron Nimzowistch. Aron Niemzowitsch ( November 7, 1886 – March 16,1935) was a Russian born, Danish leading chess master[and a very influential chess writer. He was the foremost figure amongst the hypermoderns. Nimzowitsch is considered one of the most important players and writers in chess history. His works influenced numerous other players, including Savielly Tartakower, Milan Vidmar, Richard Reti, Akiba Rubinstein, Brent Larsen and Tigran Petrosian.His influence is still felt today.
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    A Modern Take on Nimzowitsch - Chess Lecture - Volume 43

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    Unusual Endings
    No board and men are necessary to enjoy this booklet. Enough diagrams are provided for you to follow each position to its completion.Chess with unusual positions is an altogether different world. There will be those who will want to solve them form the first diagram ? others will wait and start with the second diagram. But we are not going to challenge you to solve anything! This is where creative imagination is the order of the day ? where routine is scorned for the sheer love of artistry.
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    Unusual Endings

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    Strategy for Advanced Players
    Schiller covers strategic and positional factors as seen in the complex interplay of the middlegame and endgame with 45 lessons. The art of strategic planning is not easily acquired from most teaching materials, yet is one of the most important aspects of practical play. He does an excellent job here teaching strategy skills. This book is mostly recommended for players 1600 rated and up.
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    Strategy for Advanced Players

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    A Contemporary Approach to the Middle Game
    One of the greatest middlegame books ever written. The chapters are: 1)The Foundation of Strategy, 2)The Bases of Chess Tactics, 3)Linking Strategy and Tactics, 4)Style, 5)The Dynamic, 6)The Initiative, 7)Transforming Positional Elements, 8)Harmony, 9)The Infuence of Dynamic Standpoint, and 10)Relating Middlegame to Opening.
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    A Contemporary Approach to the Middle Game

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    Test your Opening, Middlegame and Endgame Play
    This book challenges you right in the opening to come up with ideas by answering the tests. Then you are tested in the strategy of the middlegame, which in some cases evolves into the final stage - the endgame. You can take the tests and be evaluated on how well you do from Class C to and including Master. Or you can just enjoy and learn from the deep, deep annotations. Either way you win because they are among the most extraordinary games played from 1955-1992.
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    Test your Opening, Middlegame and Endgame Play

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    Test your Opening, Middlegame and Endgame Play - VOLUME 2
    Test your Opening, Middlegame and Endgame Play - VOLUME 2
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    Test your Opening, Middlegame and Endgame Play - VOLUME 2

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    Modern Chess Lessons
    This book developed out of the author working with chess teams. The five lessons taught are: 1)Sharpening of tactical ability, 2)The important principles of the opening, 3)An opening repertoire is needed. The most popular choice among many is the English Opening for White, 4)Basic principles of pawn endings, 5)Strategy is probably one of the more difficult concepts of chess to master. This is the ability to take advantage of structural weaknesses and an intuitive feel. Going through these lessons will help make the reader a more successful tournament
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    Modern Chess Lessons

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    A Road to the Expert Title
    A Road to the Expert Title
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    A Road to the Expert Title

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    Chess: Improving and Staying Sharp
    This book emphasizes topics that strong players need to study in order to improve and stay sharp. Contents: Lesson 1:Attack and Counterattack, Lesson 2:Tactical Exercises I, Lesson 3:Art of Strategy, Lesson 4: Tactical Exercises II, Lesson 5:Art of the Endgame, Lesson 6:Tactical Exercises III, Epilogue: Odds and Ends.
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    Chess: Improving and Staying Sharp

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    Winning with the English Opening
    Essentially, Soltis advocates a 1 c4, 2 g3 sequence against virtually any set-up by Black. The rare exception is the response 2?d5 after either 1?e6 or 1?c6, when 3 b3 is recommended, although even here, the King?s Bishop does end up fianchettoed, but just a few moves later.The book maintains the same basic coverage as the second edition. It is divided into four sections: I ? c4 e5; II ? c4 c5; III ? c4 Nf6; and IV - c4, others. There are two basic systems presented in the book: The set-up credited to Botvinnik, with the KB fianchettoed, the QN on c3, pawns on c4, d3 and e4, and the KN on e2; and a variation of this, with the pawn on e3, with the d?pawn retaining the option of going to either d3 or d4, depending on circumstances.
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    Winning with the English Opening

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    How To Think Like a Grandmaster - Chess Lecture - Volume 1
    GM Eugene Perelshteyn earned his third GM norm and the title GM after sharing first place in the 2006 Foxwoods Open, He won the Samford Chess Fellowship in 2002, awarded to the top American Player under 25 years old earning $64,000, Eugene also led the Unversity of Maryland, Baltimore County to a few Pan American championships from 1998-2002.
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    How To Think Like a Grandmaster - Chess Lecture - Volume 1

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    Step by Step Training Guide - in 5 Steps, Beginner to 1600 - Chess Lecture - Volume 2
    GM Jesse Kraai currently resides in Berkeley, California. His most notable chess achievements are winning the Denker Tournament of High School Champions in 1989 and 1990, and competing in the U.S. Championship from 2002-2006.
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    Step by Step Training Guide - in 5 Steps, Beginner to 1600 - Chess Lecture - Volume 2

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    Strategic Decisions - Chess Lecture - Volume 3
    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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    Strategic Decisions - Chess Lecture - Volume 3

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    Nimzo-Indian Patterns - 2 DVDs - Chess Lecture - Volume 46
    International Master Bryan Smith explains Nimzo Indian Defense strategies with real games. This hypermodern opening was developed by Grandmaster Aron Nimzowitsch who introduced it to master-level chess in the early 20th century. Unlike most Indian openings the NimzoIndian does not involve an immediate fianchetto, although Black often follows up with ...b6 and ...Bb7. By pinning White's knight Black prevents the threatened 4.e4 and seeks to inflict doubled pawns on White. White will attempt to create a pawn centre and develop his pieces to prepare for an assault on the Black position.
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    Nimzo-Indian Patterns - 2 DVDs - Chess Lecture - Volume 46

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    Pawn Endgames - 2 DVDs - Chess Lecture - Volume 47
    IM John-Paul Wallace and GM Jesse Kraai and IM David Vigorito analyze endgames with pawns.
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    Pawn Endgames - 2 DVDs - Chess Lecture - Volume 47

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    Concerning Chess - Chess Lecture - Volume 37
    Grandmaster Jesse Kraai examines objectivity in a series of two lectures, calculation in a series of 2 lectures and a bonus on rapid chess. Chess psychology, intuition and practical thinking.
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    Concerning Chess - Chess Lecture - Volume 37

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    Steinitzian School of Defense - Chess Lecture - Volume. 54
    Wilhelm Steinitz was an Austrian and then American chess player and the first undisputed world chess champion from 1886 to 1894. One of the most dominant players in the history of the game, Steinitz was unbeaten in over 25 years of match play.
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    Steinitzian School of Defense - Chess Lecture - Volume. 54

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    Aggressive Pawn Chains - Chess Lecture - Volume 87
    Recommended for Beginner - Intermediate Players
    In this DVD Eugene stresses “It is the pawns that define our middle game, attacking potential and control of empty squares”. Gain his insight and strategically winning tips. Instructive tips about keeping the tension in a position, both in theory and in practice.
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    Aggressive Pawn Chains - Chess Lecture - Volume 87

    Recommended for Beginner - Intermediate Players
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    A Pawn is Worth Three Tempi - Chess Lecture - Volume 94
    Hosted by GM Jesse Kraai
    GM Jesse Kraai explains how to use the old Russian rule set to evaluate Tempo in chess. What is Tempi or Tempo in Chess? “The gaining or losing of time and effectiveness relative to one's continued mobility or developing position, especially with respect to the number of moves required to gain an objective: Black gained a tempo”.
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    A Pawn is Worth Three Tempi - Chess Lecture - Volume 94

    Hosted by GM Jesse Kraai
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