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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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      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

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      The Empire Luxury Chess Set, Board, & Box Combination - 4.4" King
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      Catalog Code: SETWEMPEMP44

      "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 Luxury Chess Set, Board, & Box Combination - 4.4" King

      Our Price: $1,022.95
      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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      IMPERFECT The Empire Series Luxury Chess Pieces - 4.4" King - Blood Rosewood and Natural Boxwood
      Catalog Code: IMPPCS-072

      The House of Staunton is proud to offer the Empire Series Luxury Chess set. Designed by the Maestro himself, Frank A. Camaratta, Jr., it is a full Club-sized Chess set that features a 4.4" King with a 2.0" diameter base.
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      IMPERFECT The Empire Series Luxury Chess Pieces - 4.4" King - Blood Rosewood and Natural Boxwood

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

      "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 Luxury Chess Pieces - 4.4" King

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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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      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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      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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      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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      Attacking with Forcing Moves - EMPIRE CHESS
      Club Player's Manifesto - Volume #2 of 10
      Catalog Code: DVD0052EP

      Grandmaster Damian Lemos’ excellent presentation skill guides you through this DVD which is 2/10 of The Club Player’s Manifesto produced by the World Leader in DVD instruction OnlineChessLessons.net.
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      Attacking with Forcing Moves - 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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      World Champion Strategy - EMPIRE CHESS
      Club Player's Manifesto - Volume #4 of 10
      Catalog Code: DVD0054EP

      Grandmaster Damian Lemos’ excellent presentation skill guides you through this DVD which is 4/10 of The Club Player’s Manifesto produced by the World Leader in DVD instruction OnlineChessLessons.net.
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      World Champion Strategy - EMPIRE CHESS

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      Aggressive Chess Guide - EMPIRE CHESS
      Club Player's Manifesto - Volume #5 of 10
      Catalog Code: DVD0055EP

      Grandmaster Damian Lemos’ excellent presentation skill guides you through this DVD which is 5/10 of The Club Player’s Manifesto produced by the World Leader in DVD instruction OnlineChessLessons.net.
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      Aggressive Chess Guide - 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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      Positional Chess Guide - EMPIRE CHESS
      Club Player's Manifesto - Volume #7 of 10
      Catalog Code: DVD0057EP

      Grandmaster Damian Lemos’ excellent presentation skill guides you through this DVD which is 7/10 of The Club Player’s Manifesto produced by the World Leader in DVD instruction OnlineChessLessons.net.
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      Positional Chess Guide - 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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      Defensive Domination - EMPIRE CHESS
      Club Player's Manifesto - Volume #9 of 10
      Catalog Code: DVD0059EP

      Grandmaster Damian Lemos’ excellent presentation skill guides you through this DVD which is 9/10 of The Club Player’s Manifesto produced by the World Leader in DVD instruction OnlineChessLessons.net.
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      Defensive Domination - 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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      How Super GMs Play 1. d4 - PART 3 - EMPIRE CHESS
      Beating the Nimzo-Indian Defense with 4. Qc2
      Catalog Code: DVD0063EP

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

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      How Super GMs Play 1. d4 - PART 2 - EMPIRE CHESS
      Beating the Slav Defense with the 7. g4!? Gambit
      Catalog Code: DVD0062EP

      This DVD for Intermediate to Advanced Players looks at the variations associated with 7.g4 Gambit against the Semi-Slav Defense, in an attempt to prove that it is a good way to strive for the win with White. The DVD is very thorough in content with a plethora of ideas supported by exact detailed Grandmaster analysis. After watching this DVD you will have a superb way of dealing with Black's Semi - Slav efforts and have confidence in this area when pushing forward your d Pawn at move one.
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      How Super GMs Play 1. d4 - PART 2 - 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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      GM Crushing Attacks - EMPIRE CHESS
      Catalog Code: DVD0070EP

      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.
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      GM Crushing Attacks - EMPIRE CHESS

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      Crushing Black With the King's Gambit - EMPIRE CHESS
      Catalog Code: DVD0068EP

      GM Damian Lemos presents another excellent DVD for Empire Chess. Crushing Black with the King's Gambit is the most direct way to attempt to acquire the advantage versus 1...e5 players. GM Lemos promotes the virtues of the most attacking 3rd move namely 3.Bc4 and puts forward a strong argument that is the best 3rd move available in The King's Gambit Accepted.
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      Crushing Black With the King's Gambit - 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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      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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      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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      Deadly Chess Attacks - EMPIRE CHESS
      Catalog Code: DVD0039EP

      GM Victor Mikhalevski is an extremely dangerous grandmaster, renowned for his sharp attacking skills and propensity for wild sacrifices. GM Mikhalevski is an experienced chess trainer and has held the grandmaster title for over 17 years, and in this Empire Chess DVD ¨Deadly Chess Attacks¨ he explains several of his most instructive victories by highlighting critical moments and providing detailed insight for viewers as to how a grandmaster approaches the thought process in chess.
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      Deadly Chess Attacks - EMPIRE CHESS

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      Dominate with the Slav Defense - EMPIRE CHESS
      Chameleon Variation
      Catalog Code: DVD0001EP

      This chess DVD introduces the viewer to a very solid chess opening – the Slav Defense with 4….a6, also called the Chebanenko Variation or Chameleon Variation. The chess DVD is structured with the first four clips devoted to sideline variations which are not especially dangerous but are played frequently, and as a Slav Defense player you should be familiar with the most effective ideas on how to play against these sidelines.
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      Dominate with the Slav Defense - 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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      Stomping the Sicilian Defense - EMPIRE CHESS
      Catalog Code: DVD0006EP

      In this DVD series, we will review seven carefully chosen games in which white mounted a successful attack against the Sicilian Defense. The critical theme that ties all the games together is that white is best advised to develop his pieces to active squares and create a sound, harmonious position that limits counterplay before launching the trademark pawn storm to break down the defenses to the black king. While opening theory is not the main subject of the series, the seven games come from many different Sicilians, most prominently the Dragon, Taimanov, Sveshnikov, and Najdorf variations. All of the chosen games are discussed in their entirety, and all of them were played by world class players. It is my hope that this series will give the aspiring 1. e4 player knowledge, experience, and inspiration in tackling the most complex of all opening systems.
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      Stomping the Sicilian Defense - 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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      Battle with the Berlin Defense - EMPIRE CHESS
      Catalog Code: DVD0010EP

      This chess DVD is an in-depth analysis of the Berlin Wall opening. It starts with some side variations and moves chapter by chapter towards the main position of the opening – the Berlin Endgame. While working on this DVD, my intention was not only to provide the listeners with detailed variations, but also to help them achieve deeper positional comprehension about how to play this unique type of opening struggle.
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      Battle with the Berlin Defense - EMPIRE CHESS

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      Kasparov's Greatest Hits - EMPIRE CHESS
      Catalog Code: DVD0011EP

      Garry Kasparov is widely believed to be the best chess player in the history of the game. Kasparov’s accomplishments on the board are unparalleled, as the former World Chess Champion dominated the game with a fury that has not yet been matched. Aside from a powerful desire to win and fighting spirit, what really distinguished Kasparov’s play was the incredibly high level of opening preparation.
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      Kasparov's Greatest Hits - EMPIRE CHESS

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      Secrets of the Janisch Gambit - EMPIRE CHESS
      Catalog Code: DVD0015EP

      The Janisch Gambit is an exceptionally effective surprise weapon for black against the Ruy Lopez. Also known as the Schliemann Defense, black kicks off the game by immediately offering a pawn sacrifice on move 3 with 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 f5!? – resembling a reversed Vienna Gambit or King’s Gambit in that black is rapidly introducing extra firepower with the f-pawn to attack white’s center.
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      Secrets of the Janisch Gambit - EMPIRE CHESS

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