WINNING AT CHESS

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    1. Remove This Item Manufacturer: ChessBase
    2. Remove This Item Manufacturer: Russell Enterprises
    Year of Publication
    2001 2013 2001 to 2013
    Author(s)
    1. Branislav Francuski (1)
    2. Dan Heisman (1)
    3. Efstratios Grivas (1)
    4. Fred Reinfeld (1)
    5. Jerzy Konikowski (1)
    6. Marek Soszynski (1)
    7. Mark Dvoretsky (1)
    8. Richard Reti (1)
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    Chess Notation Type
    1. FAN - Figurine (4)
    2. AN - Algebraic (2)
    Host
    1. GM Daniel King (2)
    2. GM Jacob Aagaard (1)
    3. GM Maurice Ashley (3)
    4. GM Nigel Davies (2)
    5. GM Peter Wells (1)
    6. IM Andrew Martin (2)
    7. WFM Sabrina Chevannes (1)
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      Basic Positional Ideas - Jacob Aagaard
      One of the basic fundamentals of chess is positional chess Material can be won or lost and advantages gained by tactical measures, but first you have to achieve the desired position on your board.
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      Basic Positional Ideas - Jacob Aagaard

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      Strategy and Tactics - Peter Wells
      This CD by Peter Wells addresses advanced players. It contains an introduction and five lectures which deal with purely practical subjects: the calculation of variations and how errors arise.
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      Strategy and Tactics - Peter Wells

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      How to Beat Younger Players - Nigel Davies
      Chess is turning into a young mans game. Time limits are faster, sessions last longer and computer databases and playing engines seem to dominate opening preparation. Add the fact that older players often have jobs and families that take most of their time and its no surprise they suffer painful defeats at the hands of spotty youths.
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      How to Beat Younger Players - Nigel Davies

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      Basics of Winning Chess - Andrew Martin
      Modern chess is a tough relentless game, which demands that all chess players, regardless of strength, keep their command of basic technique in tip-top shape. On this instructive and entertaining DVD, International Master Andrew Martin takes you on a tour of the basics of winning chess, so that you never have to worry about this part of the game again
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      Basics of Winning Chess - Andrew Martin

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      Test Your Chess Training
      In the training questions, the new function Multiple Choice also allows questions to be set about the evaluation of positions, or for example what chance is there of an attack on the king.
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      Test Your Chess Training

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      Test Evaluate
      Test, Evaluate, and Improve Your Chess: A Knowledge-based Approach, represents the sum of Dr. Kopec’s overall efforts to help chessplayers understand and acquire the knowledge necessary to achieve chess mastery.
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      Test Evaluate

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      Secrets of English School
      Only a few top chess players know how to share their grandmasterly thinking with others. Without any doubt, English grandmaster Daniel King is one of them
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      Secrets of English School

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      Technique Trainer
      Fritz Technique Trainer will show you how to achieve the win in different ways. Start learning how to sweep your opponents tedious obstacles out of your way and experience the sweet smell of success.
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      Technique Trainer

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      Chess for Scoundrels - Nigel Davies
      On this DVD Davies discusses the various ways by which a player can conduct psychological warfare, from inducing Pavlovian responses to insulting the opposition with provocative moves.
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      Chess for Scoundrels - Nigel Davies

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      Right Decisions - Chess Training
      Make the Right Decision and Improve your chess game.
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      Right Decisions - Chess Training

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      POWER PLAY - Calculation - Daniel King - VOLUME 10
      10th Power Play DVD Grandmaster Daniel King will help you to assess how good you are at calculating, and gives you tips as to how you might sharpen your thought processes at the chessboard.
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      POWER PLAY - Calculation - Daniel King - VOLUME 10

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      POWER PLAY - Defence - Daniel King - VOLUME 11
      In this 11th Power Play DVD Grandmaster Daniel King will help you to identify those key moments where there is potential danger.
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      POWER PLAY - Defence - Daniel King - VOLUME 11

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      The Secret to Chess - Maurice Ashley
      On this Fritz-Trainer DVD, Maurice Ashley reveals a simple idea that will forever change the way that you see chess. He shares the secret he discovered on his path to the grandmaster title, a secret that every player must understand in order to reach the highest level.
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      The Secret to Chess - Maurice Ashley

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      WHAT GRANDMASTERS DON'T SEE - Summary and Test - Maurice Ashley - VOLUME 3
      In this series What Grandmasters Don‘t See, chess trainer and worldclass commentator Maurice Ashley strips away the myth and for the first time explains why the root of these mistakes is more often based in the psychology of human learning.
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      WHAT GRANDMASTERS DON'T SEE - Summary and Test - Maurice Ashley - VOLUME 3

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      WHAT GRANDMASTERS DON'T SEE - Discovered Attack - Maurice Ashley - VOLUME 2
      In this DVD, Volume 2 of the three part series, Ashley shows that no other standard tactical theme is more over-rated, overlooked and misunderstood than the Discovered Attack
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      WHAT GRANDMASTERS DON'T SEE - Discovered Attack - Maurice Ashley - VOLUME 2

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      First Steps in Chess Technique - Andrew Martin

      The acquisition of excellent technique seems elusive to the average player, but on this new ChessBase DVD, FIDE Senior Trainer Andrew Martin shows how to take first steps in the right direction. Hard work, the study of master games and plenty of over the board practice will form the basis of a routine and if you are thinking correctly at the board, the battle is half won. The other half is actually all down to playing good moves and winning more games! This DVD will help you to think in the right way and thus improve your technique. Through targeted guidance and inspiration, a student may get stronger - quicker than they ever could have imagined. This is what the 'First Steps' series is all about. Video running time: 3 hrs 35 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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      First Steps in Chess Technique - Andrew Martin

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      CHESS FOR NOVICES - Sabrina Chevannes - VOLUME 1

      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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      How To Think In Chess
      How to Think in Chess is the rare book that explains in clear terms the techniques chess masters use to find their moves. The authors, an international chess champion and a trained professional thinker, are uniquely qualified on the subject. They offer you both academic research and personal experience. How to Think in Chess teaches you practical ways of thinking to win.
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      How To Think In Chess

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      Back to Basics - Fundamentals
      How about a Nice Game of Chess?

      The game of chess has challenged and delighted the world for centuries. In Back to Basics: Fundamentals, the essential building blocks of the royal game are presented simply and in an easy-to-understand format. With the expert guidance of chess master Branislav Francuski, you will learn how the chess pieces move and capture; the underlying principles of the game; how to spot and carry out simple checkmates; and understand the basic tactical ideas that are so important to playing and winning.
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      Back to Basics - Fundamentals

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      Elements of Positional Evaluation
      How the Pieces Get Their Power
      This ground-breaking book by best-selling chess author Dan Heisman addresses the evaluation and understanding of how static features affect the value of the pieces in a given position. Now in its fourth edition, emphasis is placed on the static evaluation of each piece's value and its role in the overall position rather than the assessment of a specific position, but Heisman's approach can also be applied to help evaluate entire positions by helping to answer the questions who stands better, by how much, and why?
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      Elements of Positional Evaluation

      How the Pieces Get Their Power
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      Masters of the Chessboard
      21st Century Edition
      Ask most chessplayers about the works by Richard Reti, and most will quickly reply Modern Ideas in Chess. His Masters of the Chessboard will be a distant second and that is unfortunate, because in many ways Masters is more comprehensive and instructive than its better-known predecessor.
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      Masters of the Chessboard

      21st Century Edition
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      Chess Analytics
      Training with a Grandmaster
      Grivas presents almost 240 games, most with complete scores to assist comprehension, illustrating his themes with practical, insightful examples and explanations.
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      Chess Analytics

      Training with a Grandmaster
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      How To Play Chess Like a Champion
      21st Century Edition
      Reinfeld's Masterpiece How to Play Chess like a Champion is Fred Reinfeld's sequel to his How to be a Winner at Chess and an absolute gem. In it the reader will find an exquisite blending of classic games, stories, insights, and instruction as only Reinfeld can put together. Rarely has an author succeeded so well as here, combining instruction, entertainment, and pure enjoyment. This new 21st-century edition is presented in modern algebraic notation in a double-column format, with many more diagrams. Throughout, the writing of Reinfeld, the master wordsmith and instructor, has been left intact. How to Play Chess like a Champion is among the very best introductory chess books ever produced, bar none, capturing the essence of good chess in a most readable, enjoyable, easy-to-grasp format.
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      How To Play Chess Like a Champion

      21st Century Edition
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      Dvoretsky's Analytical Manual - 2ND EDITION
      The Second Edition of Another Dvoretsky Classic!

      It is very important for the practical player to train his or her ability, understand when to rely on intuition, rules of thumb and more general positional considerations, when to try to solve problems by calculating variations to the end and how to manage time to avoid time pressure. With these goals in mind, the second edition of Dvoretsky's Analytical Manual delivers excellent, high quality training materials and many exercises.
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      Dvoretsky's Analytical Manual - 2ND EDITION

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