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      The Complete Empire Chess Collection
      Catalog Code: EMPIRECOMPLETE

      Take advantage of this great offer and you will save 30% off the cost that you would if you bought these DVDs individually! Hosted by modern Chess Legends and containing tactics and strategies for every level of player, each volume is packed with strategy and advice to make you the best player you can be. Study an old favorite-or learn a deadly new weapon-with Empire Chess!
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      The Complete Empire Chess Collection

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      Crushing White with the Sicilian Najdorf - EMPIRE CHESS
      Catalog Code: DVD0016EP

      If you are looking for an opening for black against 1. e4 where you are guaranteed to be able to fight for a win in every variation, look no further! The Sicilian Najdorf is the most aggressive weapon for black against 1. e4, consistently providing the most double-edged positions in chess over the last 70 years.
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      Crushing White with the Sicilian Najdorf - 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 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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      Destroy the Sicilian Defense - PART 2 - EMPIRE CHESS
      Bb5 Systems
      Catalog Code: DVD0065EP

      This DVD (part 2 of 2) covers Bb5 Systems against The Sicilian Defense with an emphasis on the core White strategies involving immediate and sometimes unprovoked Bxc6! This Anti-Sicilian approach will have opponents frightened to play their favourite Sicilian once the Bb5 Mastery is reached.
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      Destroy the Sicilian Defense - PART 2 - EMPIRE CHESS

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      How Super GMs Think - EMPIRE CHESS
      Change Your Mindset
      Catalog Code: DVD0075EP

      In this DVD, GM Damian Lemos reveals the ideas of the middlegame and explains to you how a GM thinks throughout the game. It also focuses on how Super GMs calculate and teaches you to change how you think. This work is presented across extensively-analyzed and annotated games in which GM Lemos explains the plans and ideas behind each position after every move.
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      How Super GMs Think - EMPIRE CHESS

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      The Empire Series Prestige Chess Pieces - 4.4" King
      Catalog Code: MENWEMP44-PRESTIGE

      "With a strong hint of the Art Deco look that is reminiscent of the 1920s, they completely capture the essence of a serious set of chessmen while at the same time maintaining a look of pure elegance."
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      The Empire Series Prestige Chess Pieces - 4.4" King

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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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      Explosive Middlegame Tactics - EMPIRE CHESS
      Catalog Code: DVD0037EP

      How many games have you won or lost due to tactics? Think about how many decisive victories have come by attentively picking off an opponent’s loose piece via a combination.
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      Explosive Middlegame Tactics - EMPIRE CHESS

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      GM Strategy for Club Players - EMPIRE CHESS
      Club Player's Manifesto - Volume #3 of 10
      Catalog Code: DVD0053EP

      Grandmaster Damian Lemos’ excellent presentation skill guides you through this DVD which is 3/10 of The Club Player’s Manifesto produced by the World Leader in DVD instruction OnlineChessLessons.net.
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      GM Strategy for Club Players - EMPIRE CHESS

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      Defend Like a Super Grandmaster - EMPIRE CHESS
      Catalog Code: DVD0067EP

      Defend Like a Super Grandmaster with Maxim Dlugy is an instructional DVD focusing on how to play in difficult and sometimes losing positions. Maxim Dlugy looks at some of the most important games in his career, outlining various techniques in saving bad positions or defending positions where your opponent has the initiative. All the key moments in the games are examined and after watching the video you are ready to save and even win bad positions.
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      Defend Like a Super Grandmaster - EMPIRE CHESS

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      Winning King Pawn Openings for White - EMPIRE CHESS
      Catalog Code: DVD0007EP

      In this chess DVD, Grandmaster Gregory Kaidanov covers the most popular opening positions in the history of chess that occur after 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 – exactly the type of position that appears very frequently in the games of beginners and intermediate players.
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      Winning King Pawn Openings for White - EMPIRE CHESS

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      Crush the Caro-Kann with the Exchange Variation - EMPIRE CHESS
      Catalog Code: DVD0014EP

      The Caro-Kann Defense is an extremely solid opening choice for black against 1. e4. While the Advanced Variation involving 1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 is certainly the most topical variation for white in the 21st century, it is definitely the most thoroughly studied and well-known line by Caro-Kann players.
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      Crush the Caro-Kann with the Exchange Variation - 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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      Grandmaster Secrets - Play like Alexander Morozevich - EMPIRE CHESS
      Catalog Code: DVD0044EP

      Alexander Morozevich is one of the strongest chess players in the last 20 years because he has an exceptionally creative and aggressive style. He is well-known for employing sideline openings with great success against the best players in the world due to superior preparation in these rarely played systems. Morozevich has remained a top 10 player since rising to elite status in the early 1990s, largely due to his ability to create absolute chaos on the board and cleanly navigate his way to a superior ending that he can convert with remarkable precision.
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      Grandmaster Secrets - Play like Alexander Morozevich - EMPIRE CHESS

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      Tactical Chess Guide - EMPIRE CHESS
      Club Player's Manifesto - Volume #10 of 10
      Catalog Code: DVD0060EP

      Grandmaster Damian Lemos’ excellent presentation skill guides you through this DVD which is 10/10 of The Club Player’s Manifesto produced by the World Leader in DVD instruction OnlineChessLessons.net.
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      Tactical Chess Guide - EMPIRE CHESS

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      Attack Like a Super GM - EMPIRE CHESS
      Club Player's Manifesto
      Catalog Code: DVD0077EP

      In this DVD you will learn the secrets of how the Super GMs attack. Attacking is an important part of chess and an enjoyable part of the game for most players, but you have to know how to attack well and also when to correctly evaluate a position. Across five extensively-analyzed games, GM Lemos details each move, with the plans and ideas of each player.
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      Attack Like a Super GM - EMPIRE CHESS

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      The Secrets to Mastering the Chess Opening - EMPIRE CHESS
      Catalog Code: DVD0021EP

      The opening is the most important phase of the game in chess because you have to come out swinging, desperately attempting to punish the slightest inaccuracy by your opponent. At any level in chess, from beginner to World Champion, the player who is able to achieve rapid pressure in the opening is going to have better chances of maintaining a long-term advantage. I
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      The Secrets to Mastering the Chess Opening - EMPIRE CHESS

      Our Price: $27.95
      GM Attacks for Club Players - EMPIRE CHESS
      Club Player's Manifesto - Volume #1 of 10
      Catalog Code: DVD0051EP

      Grandmaster Damian Lemos’ excellent presentation skill guides you through this DVD which is 1/10 of The Club Player’s Manifesto produced by the World Leader in DVD instruction OnlineChessLessons.net.
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      GM Attacks for Club Players - EMPIRE CHESS

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      Crushing White With the Schliemann Gambit - EMPIRE CHESS
      Catalog Code: DVD0069EP

      This DVD is aimed at presenting a repertoire based on meeting 1. e4 with 1... e5 for the club player. Coverage starts after 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 when GM Shankland recommends the Schliemann variation, but played in a more classical way, aiming to take advantage of the extra central pawn in the long term instead of seeking immediate confrontation. All relevant side-lines from move 3 onward are also covered.
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      Crushing White With the Schliemann Gambit - EMPIRE CHESS

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      Crushing White - the Bogo-Indian Defense - EMPIRE CHESS
      Catalog Code: DVD0005EP

      The Bogo-Indian Defense is a very effective surprise weapon for black against 1. d4. The Bogo-Indian is a popular opening at the Grandmaster level however it is very uncommon at the beginner and intermediate levels because many of the positional concepts are advanced and difficult to grasp at first glance. ¨Crushing White – The Bogo-Indian Defense¨ features one of the world´s leading experts in this complicated chess opening – GM Damian Lemos – explaining the positional fundamentals with the help of presenter FM Will Stewart.
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      Crushing White - the Bogo-Indian Defense - 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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      Grandmaster Secrets - Play like Alexander Grischuk - EMPIRE CHESS
      Catalog Code: DVD0042EP

      Super-GM Alexander Grischuk is one of the best chess players of the 21st century because his style is universal and he performs extremely well under intense pressure. He is currently #5 in the world and rated 2785 FIDE, and is definitely considered one of the most dangerous players in the world.
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      Grandmaster Secrets - Play like Alexander Grischuk - EMPIRE CHESS

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      Master the Middle Game - EMPIRE CHESS
      Club Player's Manifesto - Volume #8 of 10
      Catalog Code: DVD0058EP

      Grandmaster Damian Lemos’ excellent presentation skill guides you through this DVD which is 8/10 of The Club Player’s Manifesto produced by the World Leader in DVD instruction OnlineChessLessons.net.
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      Master the Middle Game - EMPIRE CHESS

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      Super GM Tactics - EMPIRE CHESS
      Club Player's Manifesto
      Catalog Code: DVD0079EP

      In this DVD GM Damian Lemos focuses his study on tactics by using four Super GM games as a point of reference in order to explain how a Grandmaster thinks. Tactics are an essential part of the game and can improve or resolve problems. However, it is better to study games completely where we can prepare and plan certain tactical strikes. Rather than being stuck in the game from the beginning, we have clearer ideas and key plans in the position.
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      Super GM Tactics - EMPIRE CHESS

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      Decimate Black with the Evans Gambit - EMPIRE CHESS
      Catalog Code: DVD0012EP

      The Evans Gambit is one of the most dangerous chess openings ever invented as white recklessly sacrifices a pawn on move 4 to obtain a lasting initiative with an enduring lead in development. The Evans Gambit arises via the move order 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. b4!? – as white sacrifices this pawn to distract black’s minor pieces and open lines for instant attacking prospects as black’s king will have a difficult time getting out of the center.
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      Decimate Black with the Evans Gambit - EMPIRE CHESS

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      Rocking the Ruy Lopez - EMPIRE CHESS
      Catalog Code: DVD0020EP

      Why is the Ruy Lopez the most popular chess opening ever played? Why do World Chess Champions love to play the Ruy Lopez? Why do chess trainers frequently recommend their students to play the Ruy Lopez? Because there does not exist a more versatile and dynamic chess opening (for both sides!).
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      Rocking the Ruy Lopez - EMPIRE CHESS

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      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.
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      Smith-Morra Gambit - Shattering the Sicilian - EMPIRE CHESS

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      Advanced Chess Tactics - EMPIRE CHESS
      with Grandmaster Leonid Kritz
      Catalog Code: DVD0049EP

      This chess DVD reviews several hours of advanced chess tactics and presents an experienced Grandmaster’s perspective on the thought process associated with identifying possible combinations and accurate calculation.
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      Advanced Chess Tactics - EMPIRE CHESS

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      How Super GMs Play 1. d4 - PART 1 - EMPIRE CHESS
      Beating the Grunfeld Defense with the 5. h4!? Gambit
      Catalog Code: DVD0061EP

      This DVD for Intermediate to Advanced Players looks at the variations associated with h4 in the Grunfeld and is termed 'The Grunfeld Gambit' by Gareev as he often sacrifices the Pawn with h5.
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      How Super GMs Play 1. d4 - PART 1 - EMPIRE CHESS

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      Learn to Defend as a GM - EMPIRE CHESS
      Club Player's Manifesto
      Catalog Code: DVD0072EP

      In this DVD you will learn the art of defense, just like the GMs employ when they need to defend themselves against the attacks of their opponents. It is important to learn the basic concepts of defense in order to avoid suffering painful defeats due to not knowing how to react. Defense is sometimes a difficult task and a part of the game that many players do not like, often even avoiding positions where they have to defend themselves, despite it being the best option.
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      Learn to Defend as a GM - EMPIRE CHESS

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      Crushing White - The French Defense - EMPIRE CHESS
      Catalog Code: DVD0003EP

      The French Defense is one of the most powerful weapons for black against 1. e4, based on an incredibly solid positional foundation that guarantees a minimum of fighting equality if not more for black from the opening. In the chess DVD ¨Crushing White – The French Defense¨ GM Damian Lemos shares his years of experience and intimate knowledge of the French Defense with the help of presenter FM Will Stewart. GM Lemos is one of the world`s leading experts on the French Defense and has effectively employed this chess opening at the higher levels for many years. This chess DVD teaches viewers the fundamentals of this solid opening system and progresses to deeper ideas that Lemos has researched and often used in his own games.
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      Crushing White - The French Defense - 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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      Grandmaster Secrets - Veselin Topalov - EMPIRE CHESS
      Catalog Code: DVD0040EP

      Grandmaster Veselin Topalov is one of the best chess players of all time. His style is extremely aggressive and dynamic as he is able to combine excellent tactical vision with a strong positional sense and highly accurate technique. In this chess DVD, Grandmaster Damian Lemos creates a detailed study of Topalov’s style by dissecting five of his best games – demonstrating Topalov’s versatility in very different types of positions.
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      Grandmaster Secrets - Veselin Topalov - EMPIRE CHESS

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      Control The Center - EMPIRE CHESS
      Club Player's Manifesto - Volume #6 of 10
      Catalog Code: DVD0056EP

      Grandmaster Damian Lemos’ excellent presentation skill guides you through this DVD which is 6/10 of The Club Player’s Manifesto produced by the World Leader in DVD instruction OnlineChessLessons.net.
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      Control The Center - EMPIRE CHESS

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      The Empire Prestige Chess Set, Board, & Box Combination - 4.4" King
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      Catalog Code: SETWEMP44-PRESTIGE

      "With a strong hint of the Art Deco look that is reminiscent of the 1920s, they completely capture the essence of a serious set of chessmen while at the same time maintaining a look of pure elegance."
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      The Empire Prestige Chess Set, Board, & Box Combination - 4.4" King

      Our Price: $1,268.95

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