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  1. The Complete Empire Chess Collection

    The Complete Empire Chess Collection

    Regular Price: $2,136.25

    Special Price $1,495.95

    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! Learn More
  2. Dominant Defense - EMPIRE CHESS

    Dominant Defense - EMPIRE CHESS

    $34.95
    To help improve your defensive chess, GM Damian Lemos has produced “Dominant Defense”, covering 4 games from the highest level, featuring world class defending from the likes of Topalov and Anand. As they demonstrate, defending does not mean holding on for a draw, it means staying safe whilst your opponent makes concessions then pouncing at the right moment. Learn More
  3. Master Attacks I - EMPIRE CHESS

    Master Attacks I - EMPIRE CHESS

    $34.95
    Teaching you these advanced methods of attack is the basis of “Master Attacks”, presented by GM Damian Lemos. In this Course, the first of a two part series, 5 brilliant games are analyzed showing how the best players build up an attack, provoke tiny weaknesses then overwhelm their opponents with devastating sacrifices! Learn More
  4. Master Attacks II - EMPIRE CHESS

    Master Attacks II - EMPIRE CHESS

    $34.95
    In “Master Attacks”, GM Damian Lemos analyzes Grandmaster games featuring incredibly powerful attacks, some of which seem to appear out of nowhere. The expert commentary reveals how these attacks were actually well prepared and shows you how to build winning attacks in your own games. In this Course, the second volume of “Master Attacks”, GM Lemos shows how players such as Gata Kamsky and Garry Kasparov launch devastating attacks with uncompromising play, constantly increasing the pressure on their Super GM opponents and scoring memorable wins. Learn More
  5. Crushing Strategy - EMPIRE CHESS

    Crushing Strategy - EMPIRE CHESS

    $34.95
    If you want to improve your strategic play then it is important to study GM level strategic games with clear explanations. This was the inspiration for this Course from GM Damian Lemos, “Crushing Strategy”. Featuring 4 deeply analyzed games, GM Lemos reveals what the winners saw in the position that their opponent did not and the thinking process that allowed them to create a long-term strategy. It is this way of looking at the position and formulating a plan which will be of great help in taking the ambitious chess player’s game to the next level. Learn More
  6. Tactical Decisions - EMPIRE CHESS

    Tactical Decisions - EMPIRE CHESS

    $34.95
    What is it that separates Grandmasters from club players in tactical situations? You might believe it is knowledge of patterns or the ability to see more moves ahead and this is part of it. The big difference, however, is a different way of thinking. Grandmaster Max Dlugy – a former World Junior Champion and highly respected chess coach – gives you the advice and techniques you need to reach the highest levels of tactical ability. Learn More
  7. Positional Mastery - EMPIRE CHESS

    Positional Mastery - EMPIRE CHESS

    $34.95
    To win games against strong players you need an extra set of skills to the usual attacking ideas. There are many careful players who will close the position or passively defend until you try something too optimistic, giving away material or making a concession which eventually allows them to win. Incredibly frustrating! To beat these guys you need to master the art of positional chess and that is exactly what GM Damian Lemos helps you achieve in “Positional Mastery”. By studying the textbook examples in this Course you will learn how to constantly ask questions of your opponent, forcing them to solve subtle problems until they make a mistake and you win. Learn More
  8. Mastering the Classics - EMPIRE CHESS

    Mastering the Classics - EMPIRE CHESS

    $34.95
    GM Damian Lemos had this in mind when he decided to record a DVD on “Mastering the Classics”. This collection features games from the World Champions Jose Raul Capablanca, Alexander Alekhine and Tigran Petrosian, 3 phenomenal talents with different styles to give you a broad range of material. Learn More
  9. Powerful Positional Play - EMPIRE CHESS

    Powerful Positional Play - EMPIRE CHESS

    $34.95
    Are you serious about becoming a strong, perhaps even titled, player? Positional chess understanding is what separates the great from the good. Imagine you’re in the last round of a major international tournament, half a point behind your opponent. A victory will guarantee 1st place and a $20,000 prize. As you play, everything on the board is clear to you. You play moves restricting your opponent until he can only shuffle his pieces back and forth whilst yours grow ever more powerful. When every piece is ideally placed, you smash open the position, your opponent defenceless. A short while later, he offers his hand in resignation and you know you’ve done it! Learn More
  10. Chess Endgame Domination - EMPIRE CHESS

    Chess Endgame Domination - EMPIRE CHESS

    $34.95
    In this 3 hour DVD, Grandmaster Maxim Dlugy breaks down all the key components in chess endgame strategy. You will learn how to control key squares, which pieces to prefer, when it will help you to exchange off a pair of Rooks as well as how to provoke weaknesses in your opponent’s position and ensure there are none in yours! Learn More
  11. Mastering the Middlegame I - EMPIRE CHESS

    Mastering the Middlegame I - EMPIRE CHESS

    $34.95
    Damian Lemos has selected the most important chess middlegame topics for you to understand, explains the concepts behind them and then demonstrates them in action with 4 fascinating battles between top players including Judit Polgar. Learn More
  12. Exploit Imbalances in Chess - EMPIRE CHESS

    Exploit Imbalances in Chess - EMPIRE CHESS

    $34.95
    It is the imbalances in chess that make for really exciting games. Whether it be exchanging a knight for 2 pawns or your Queen for 3 minor pieces, you will be reaching far more positions with winning chances than players who miss these opportunities. Understanding how to change the nature of the game with piece imbalances shows real chess insight and creativity and this 3 ½ hour DVD from FM Alisa Melekhina is a comprehensive course on how to do just that. Learn More
  13. Learn to Defend as a GM - EMPIRE CHESS

    Learn to Defend as a GM - EMPIRE CHESS

    $34.95
    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. Learn More
  14. Middlegame Transition Guide - EMPIRE CHESS

    Middlegame Transition Guide - EMPIRE CHESS

    $34.95
    This DVD presents the guide for transition to the middlegame, how GMs plan the passage from the opening to the middlegame, paying particular attention to how the choice of opening decides the plans on how to follow on to the middlegame and the endgame. During the middlegame, the player can lose the advantage they obtained in the opening if they do not know how to correctly enact their plan; just as it happens to experts in endgames. If you do not obtain an advantageous position in the middlegame, it will be very difficult to achieve victory in the endgame. Learn More
  15. Super GM Tactics - EMPIRE CHESS

    Super GM Tactics - EMPIRE CHESS

    $34.95
    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. Learn More
  16. How Super GMs Think - EMPIRE CHESS

    How Super GMs Think - EMPIRE CHESS

    $34.95
    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. Learn More
  17. Aggressive Attacks - EMPIRE CHESS

    Aggressive Attacks - EMPIRE CHESS

    $34.95
    In this DVD, GM Damian Lemos teaches us some of the most aggressive attacks in history across several games explained in-depth, where one of the sides mounts a strong attack against the enemy king. The games include fantastic sacrifices, tactical killing blows, and mate attacks against the enemy king. Learn More
  18. Killer Combinations - EMPIRE CHESS

    Killer Combinations - EMPIRE CHESS

    $34.95
    In this DVD you will see some of these great deadly combinations that bring about a direct mate attack against the enemy king, or at least gain in material heading into favorable endgames. If you want to improve your combinations, improve your calculation and attacks on the opponent’s king, you must see this DVD. All of this is clearly and concisely explained by Grand Master Damian Lemos, one of the best presenters of chess videos and DVDs, and brought to you exclusively by OnlineChessLessons.net. Learn More
  19. Attack Like a Super GM - EMPIRE CHESS

    Attack Like a Super GM - EMPIRE CHESS

    $34.95
    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. Learn More
  20. GM Crushing Attacks - EMPIRE CHESS

    GM Crushing Attacks - EMPIRE CHESS

    $34.95
    The DVD ''GM Crushing Attacks'' shows players how to attack like a Grandmaster, presented by GM Maxim Dlugy, he uses examples from Tal and his own games to show techniques and thinking structures to enable excellent attack play. Learn More
  21. Control The Center - EMPIRE CHESS

    Control The Center - EMPIRE CHESS

    $34.95
    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. Learn More
  22. Mastering the Middlegame II - EMPIRE CHESS

    Mastering the Middlegame II - EMPIRE CHESS

    $34.95
    Grandmaster Damian Lemos analyzes 4 amazing games, including wins by Magnus Carlsen and Alexander Grischuk, that demonstrate strategic decisions and positional methods which will seriously boost your rating. Each game finishes with a spectacular breakthrough that will give you new tactical patterns to use as well as train your calculation. From evaluating sacrifices and balancing attack with defense to strategic manoeuvres and handling different pawn structures, GM Lemos’ clear and instructive commentary will enable you to instantly understand the position, make the correct decision and win with flawless technique. Learn More
  23. Aggressive Chess Domination I - EMPIRE CHESS

    Aggressive Chess Domination I - EMPIRE CHESS

    $34.95
    Aggressive chess produces some of the most memorable games in history and you can play this way too, creating your own brilliancies on the board. GM Damian Lemos presents “Aggressive Chess Domination”, a detailed analysis of awesome attacking GM games that will elevate your understanding of forcing moves and winning with the initiative to a whole new level. Learn More
  24. Aggressive Chess Domination II - EMPIRE CHESS

    Aggressive Chess Domination II - EMPIRE CHESS

    $34.95
    In “Aggressive Chess Domination II”, GM Damian Lemos analyzes 4 awesome wins to reveal GM secrets that will make every move you play vastly more powerful and difficult for your opponent to face. Playing aggressive chess is part attitude, part strategy and part tactical solution and GM Lemos explains exactly what is required at each stage. Not only does he reveal all the key concepts – such as exchanging off your opponent’s best defender – he also shows how to flawlessly execute each one every time. Learn More
  25. Mastering the Sicilian Najdorf - EMPIRE CHESS

    Mastering the Sicilian Najdorf - EMPIRE CHESS

    $34.95
    GM Andrei Volokitin presents a 3 hour masterclass on the Sicilian Najdorf – considered the Rolls Royce (or Cadillac) of chess openings. A favorite of Bobby Fischer and Garry Kasparov, the Najdorf variation gives both White and Black many ways to play for a win. However, the opening is so sharp that one mistake can mean defeat – which is why it is essential to understand the Najdorf properly if you are going to play it yourself or if you are a 1.e4 player. Even after the initial moves (1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6) there are many good alternatives. Learn More
  26. Crushing Black with the Scotch Opening - EMPIRE CHESS

    Crushing Black with the Scotch Opening - EMPIRE CHESS

    $34.95
    Destroy your opponents with this dynamic weapon against 1…e5 players! Tired of long theoretical Ruy Lopez games? Bored of having to face the Berlin Defense? Take your opponent into different territory early on by hitting them with the Scotch! This dynamic opening offers White both great attacking chances and a completely sound position and has been used to great effect by both Garry Kasparov and Magnus Carlsen – a high recommendation! Learn More
  27. Dominate Black with the Catalan Opening - EMPIRE CHESS

    Dominate Black with the Catalan Opening - EMPIRE CHESS

    $34.95
    GM Axel Delorme, a Catalan devotee, reveals the mysteries behind the opening with detailed analysis of games from the highest level including those of seven classical World Champions. Even if you’re completely new to the Catalan Opening, this 3 hour course from French GM Axel Delorme will enable you to play the opening with great confidence and give you many ways of playing for the win. Learn More
  28. Crushing White with the Caro-Kann Defense - EMPIRE CHESS

    Crushing White with the Caro-Kann Defense - EMPIRE CHESS

    $34.95
    Now you can learn an opening you can rely on for your entire career with GM Maxim Dlugy. Dlugy is one of the foremost experts on the Caro-Kann, having played it at the highest level for over 30 years and used it to beat 2750-2800 players like Vassily Ivanchuk, Teimour Radjabov, Gata Kamsky and Alexander Morozevich. Over the course of nearly 3 hours, Dlugy reveals all the weaknesses in White’s position and exactly how to take advantage of them with in-depth analyses of 10 instructive games, including the wins over the 4 players mentioned above. Learn More
  29. Dominating 1. d4 with the King's Indian Defense - EMPIRE CHESS

    Dominating 1. d4 with the King's Indian Defense - EMPIRE CHESS

    $34.95
    The Kings Indian Defense (KID) is the perfect weapon against 1.d4 for players who like to play for a win with both colors. IM Jorge Ferreira reveals all of the insider secrets of the KID as he guides you through 14 different variations, pointing out the common elements and the important distinctions. Learn More
  30. Club Player's Guide to the King's Indian Defense - EMPIRE CHESS

    Club Player's Guide to the King's Indian Defense - EMPIRE CHESS

    $34.95
    If you like fighting for a win with Black then the Kings Indian Defense is the ideal opening weapon to face 1.d4 with. Despite an initial lack of space, Black has a multitude of pawn breaks and piece maneuvers to help get powerful attacking positions. On this DVD, IM Richter looks at the different ways Black can respond to White’s various plans in the KID, from the steady blocking of White’s Queenside expansion to the frenetic attacking lines where Black sacrifices material all over the board to get at the King. Learn More
  31. Counter Attack Like a Super GM - EMPIRE CHESS

    Counter Attack Like a Super GM - EMPIRE CHESS

    $34.95
    In this DVD GM Damian Lemos presents a series of Super GM games that have the running theme of both attacking and counterattacking play. Attacking is an important part of chess, but you need to know how to attack well and also when to evaluate a position correctly. Learn More
  32. Super GM's Guide to Positional Chess - EMPIRE CHESS

    Super GM's Guide to Positional Chess - EMPIRE CHESS

    $34.95
    This DVD consists of studying the strategic game, while acting as a guide for learning how Super GMs dominate positional chess. Over the course of these videos you will see master games explained in-depth by GM Lemos, placing emphasis on every move, explaining the motive and the distinct reasoning and thinking that causes GMs to make certain decisions. Learn More
  33. Ultra Deep Strategy Techniques of the Super GMs - EMPIRE CHESS

    Ultra Deep Strategy Techniques of the Super GMs - EMPIRE CHESS

    $34.95
    This DVD shows us the secrets of chess strategy at the highest level through extensively-analyzed master games. Emphasizing the correct plans and ideas at every moment, it is a series for advanced players to complement their training with an aspect more difficult than tactics. Learn More
  34. Converting Advantages - EMPIRE CHESS

    Converting Advantages - EMPIRE CHESS

    $29.95
    The DVD is divided into 4 parts and is presented by FM Alisa Melekhina with an honest look at how she is striving to improve her own ability when 'Converting Advantages' as this in area she has struggled with in the past. Learn More
  35. Defend Like a Super Grandmaster - EMPIRE CHESS

    Defend Like a Super Grandmaster - EMPIRE CHESS

    $34.95
    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. Learn More
  36. How Super GMs Play 1. d4 - PART 3 - EMPIRE CHESS

    How Super GMs Play 1. d4 - PART 3 - EMPIRE CHESS

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    This DVD by GM Timur Gareev for Intermediate and Advanced players has a detailed look at The 4.Qc2 Nimzo Indian. Timur explains that there is no reason to allow a Queen's Indian because Black will struggle against this White response and that the Black Nimzo Indian is harmless as the 4.Qc2 move is favoured by both Kasparov and Carlsen with excellent results. The ideas for White are supported by extensive analysis - this knowledge will support improvement in all players' positional understanding and help them to Master the very important area of taming The Nimzo-Indian with the Classical 4.Qc2. Learn More

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