Manufacturer of the World's Finest Chess Products 

  • The Outlet: Imperfect Chess Items from The House of Staunton!
  • New Products at The House of Staunton! Chess Pieces, Chessboards, Books, DVDs, & More!
  • The House of Staunton Clearance Items
X

Product search results for 'empire'

Clearance Items
  1. Get them while they last! (4)
Year of Publication
2013 2015 2013 to 2015
Manufacturer
  1. Empire Chess (81)
  2. The House of Staunton (5)
Product Type
  1. Chess DVDs (69)
  2. Wood Chess Pieces (5)
  3. Wood Chess Boards (4)
Category
  1. Chess DVDs (82)
Hardware Requirements
  1. Standard DVD Player (80)
King Height
  1. 4.4'' inch / 11.18 cm (5)
Wood Combinations
Recommended Coffer Size
  1. Large Fitted Coffer (2)
Recommended Chess Board Size
  1. 2.375'' inch / 6.0 cm (4)
  2. 2.5'' inch / 6.4 cm (5)

Items 1 to 36 of 87 total

per page
Page:
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3

Grid  List 

Set Ascending Direction
  1. The Complete Empire Chess Collection

    The Complete Empire Chess Collection

    Regular Price: $2,136.25

    Our 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. Destroy White with the Accelerated Dragon - EMPIRE CHESS

    Destroy White with the Accelerated Dragon - EMPIRE CHESS

    Our Price: $27.95
    The Accelerated Dragon is an exceptionally effective system for black against 1. e4 because black develops rapidly and achieves strong activity early in the game via minor piece-play in the center. The Accelerated Dragon has been employed by countless top Grandmasters over the last 70 years, including legendary names Viktor Korchnoi, Vladimir Kramnik, Alexander Morozevich, Vassily Ivanchuk, Alexander Khalifman, and many more. Learn More
  3. How to Attack Like a Grandmaster - EMPIRE CHESS

    How to Attack Like a Grandmaster - EMPIRE CHESS

    Our Price: $27.95
    The secret to winning chess games is very simple – YOU MUST ATTACK! If you like to open passively and slowly build a strong defensive position, you are playing bad chess! To win games in chess, you must be attacking. You can’t wait your opponent to make a mistake because that is not going to win you any games! The best players in the world try to create at least one threat with every single move; why can’t beginner chess players do the exact same thing? Learn More
  4. Grandmaster Secrets - Play like Peter Svidler - EMPIRE CHESS

    Grandmaster Secrets - Play like Peter Svidler - EMPIRE CHESS

    Our Price: $24.95
    Super-GM Peter Svidler is a consistent member of the world’s top 10 chess players because his play is extremely dynamic, his preparation is exceptionally deep, and he has a very subtle intuition for tiny changes in the position. Learn More
  5. Defensive Domination - EMPIRE CHESS

    Defensive Domination - EMPIRE CHESS

    Our Price: $34.95
    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. Learn More
  6. Super GM Tactics - EMPIRE CHESS

    Super GM Tactics - EMPIRE CHESS

    Our Price: $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
  7. Crushing White - The Nimzo-Indian Defense - EMPIRE CHESS

    Crushing White - The Nimzo-Indian Defense - EMPIRE CHESS

    Our Price: $24.95
    The Nimzo-Indian Defense is an incredibly effective weapon for black against 1. d4, typically generating double-edged positions very early in the opening. This chess DVD will teach you the basic principles of the Nimzo-Indian Defense, placing special emphasis on recurring tactical and positional concepts to ensure your preparation is complete. Learn More
  8. Conquer the King's Indian Defense - EMPIRE CHESS

    Conquer the King's Indian Defense - EMPIRE CHESS

    Our Price: $29.95
    This chess DVD covers one of the most dynamic openings ever played – the King’s Indian Defense! The King’s Indian Defense is the perfect opening weapon against 1. d4 for players who naturally display a tactical and dynamic style. This system is immensely popular at all levels because it gives black excellent winning chances against 1. d4. Learn More
  9. Crushing White with the King's Indian Defense - EMPIRE CHESS

    Crushing White with the King's Indian Defense - EMPIRE CHESS

    Our Price: $28.95
    FM Alisa Melekhina provides a comprehensive overview of alternatives to the main line of the KID, demonstrating the opening’s viability. She uses a clear structure of dividing the alternatives between the typical attacking and more position exd4 lines. Within that structure, she suggests ways to harness the 7. ..Na6 or 7. ..Nbd7 sidelines to adapt to White’s play and choose which of the two modes of the KID to play. Learn More
  10. Devastating Opening Traps - EMPIRE CHESS

    Devastating Opening Traps - EMPIRE CHESS

    Our Price: $28.95
    In this DVD, chess coach IM Valeri Lilov has chosen to present a number of unique traps in some of the most common openings nowadays. Learning these traps will let you set some tricky and often invisible traps to your opponents at the early stage of the game. Learn More
  11. GM Crushing Attacks - EMPIRE CHESS

    GM Crushing Attacks - EMPIRE CHESS

    Our Price: $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
  12. Learn to Defend as a GM - EMPIRE CHESS

    Learn to Defend as a GM - EMPIRE CHESS

    Our Price: $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
  13. Kasparov's Greatest Hits - EMPIRE CHESS

    Kasparov's Greatest Hits - EMPIRE CHESS

    Our Price: $29.95
    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. Learn More
  14. Play Aggressive Chess Like a Grandmaster - EMPIRE CHESS

    Play Aggressive Chess Like a Grandmaster - EMPIRE CHESS

    Our Price: $27.95
    If you are not playing aggressive chess, you are not playing good chess. The game is just that simple! I have beat many players that are much higher rated than me and should be better than me, but I played more aggressively. If you come out swinging from the very first moves in a game, constantly striving to create threats and place pressure on your opponent you are going to be playing winning chess. Learn More
  15. Grandmaster Secrets - Play like Vassily Ivanchuk - EMPIRE CHESS

    Grandmaster Secrets - Play like Vassily Ivanchuk - EMPIRE CHESS

    Our Price: $24.95
    Vassily Ivanchuk is one of the greatest chess players ever who has not won a world championship. Ivanchuk is a Super-GM with a peak rating of 2787 and has achieved incredible results at the highest levels of chess since he was only a teenager in the 1980s. Ivanchuk’s play is fascinating for spectators because he is incredibly creative and constantly strives to create maximum imbalances and complications in any position. Learn More
  16. Positional Chess Guide - EMPIRE CHESS

    Positional Chess Guide - EMPIRE CHESS

    Our Price: $34.95
    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. Learn More
  17. IMPERFECT The Empire Series Luxury Chess Pieces - 4.4" King - Blood Rosewood and Natural Boxwood

    IMPERFECT The Empire Series Luxury Chess Pieces - 4.4" King - Blood Rosewood and Natural Boxwood

    Our Price: $829.00
    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. Learn More
  18. Dominate with the King's Indian Defense  6… Na6 System - EMPIRE CHESS

    Dominate with the King's Indian Defense 6… Na6 System - EMPIRE CHESS

    Our Price: $24.95
    The King`s Indian Defense is one of the most popular chess opening systems ever played due to the naturally dynamic and double-edged positions that frequently arise. Since the early 20th century the King`s Indian Defense has been regularly employed at the highest levels of chess by legendary names like David Bronstein, Bobby Fischer, and Garry Kasparov to name a few. However the King`s Indian Defense has experienced a slight decline in popularity in recent years due to the hyper-aggressive Bayonet Attack (used by the white pieces and commonly seen by players like Anand and Kramnik.) But many KID die-hard fans have not lost heart, and neither should you! The KID is alive and kicking, and one of this exciting opening`s leading proponents – GM Eugene Perelshteyn – has produced an action-packed chess DVD to explain his battle-tested secrets in a relatively new sideline that starts with 6. …Na6. Learn More
  19. Winning with the Grand Prix Attack Bb5 System - EMPIRE CHESS

    Winning with the Grand Prix Attack Bb5 System - EMPIRE CHESS

    Our Price: $24.95
    The Grand Prix Attack Bb5 System is both an agressive and positional chess opening. White prepares an attack on the kingside with an early f4, while maintaining the threat of doubling black’s pawns with Bxc6 – applying similar positional concepts as found in the Nimzo-Indian Defense. Learn More
  20. Winning Chess Games in the Opening - EMPIRE CHESS

    Winning Chess Games in the Opening - EMPIRE CHESS

    Our Price: $31.95
    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 Learn More
  21. How Grandmasters Refute Gambits - EMPIRE CHESS

    How Grandmasters Refute Gambits - EMPIRE CHESS

    Our Price: $29.95
    In the Empire Chess DVD ¨How Grandmasters Refute Gambits¨ Grandmaster Victor Mikhalevski explains how viewers can dominate with the black pieces against the Scotch Gambit, Goring Gambit, and Danish Gambit. Learn More
  22. How Super GMs Play 1. d4 - PART 2 - EMPIRE CHESS

    How Super GMs Play 1. d4 - PART 2 - EMPIRE CHESS

    Our Price: $34.95
    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. Learn More
  23. Aggressive Attacks - EMPIRE CHESS

    Aggressive Attacks - EMPIRE CHESS

    Our Price: $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
  24. Battling the Benko - The Fianchetto Variation - EMPIRE CHESS

    Battling the Benko - The Fianchetto Variation - EMPIRE CHESS

    Our Price: $26.95
    The Benko gambit is one of the sharpest answers Black can employ against 1.d4, sacrificing a pawn very early in the opening to obtain a temporary initiative in the center and permanent pressure on the queenside. And that is exactly why any respectable 1. d4 player should have a solid system prepared against this wild gambit! In this chess DVD GM Damien Lemos dissects his preferred Fianchetto Variation for white against the Benko Gambit, explaining the subtle tactical nuances and positional intricacies that have granted him numerous impressive victories at the Grandmaster level. Learn More
  25. Play the Middlegame Like a Grandmaster - PART 1 - EMPIRE CHESS

    Play the Middlegame Like a Grandmaster - PART 1 - EMPIRE CHESS

    Our Price: $27.95
    ¨Play the Middlegame like a Grandmaster – Part 1¨ features hours of action-packed chess instruction, presented by Grandmaster Damian Lemos who explains the art of the middlegame and focuses on how you can start winning more games now! The middlegame is one of the hardest phases in the game for beginner players because there are no strict rules to guide your play (unlike the opening) and there are still most pieces on the board to consider. If you are a beginner chess player looking to improve your tournament results IMMEDIATELY, this chess DVD is GUARANTEED TO HELP YOU PLAY BETTER! Learn More
  26. Deadly Chess Attacks - EMPIRE CHESS

    Deadly Chess Attacks - EMPIRE CHESS

    Our Price: $31.95
    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. Learn More
  27. Aggressive Chess Guide - EMPIRE CHESS

    Aggressive Chess Guide - EMPIRE CHESS

    Our Price: $34.95
    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. Learn More
  28. The Empire Luxury Chess Set, Board, & Box Combination - 4.4" King

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

    Our Price: $1,022.95
    "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." Learn More
  29. The Empire Series Prestige Chess Pieces - 4.4" King

    The Empire Series Prestige Chess Pieces - 4.4" King

    Our Price: $995.00
    "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." Learn More
  30. Crushing White with the Sicilian Najdorf - EMPIRE CHESS

    Crushing White with the Sicilian Najdorf - EMPIRE CHESS

    Our Price: $29.95
    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. Learn More
  31. Mastering the Positional Sacrifice - EMPIRE CHESS

    Mastering the Positional Sacrifice - EMPIRE CHESS

    Our Price: $29.95
    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. Learn More
  32. How Grandmasters Beat Gambits: King Pawn Openings - EMPIRE CHESS

    How Grandmasters Beat Gambits: King Pawn Openings - EMPIRE CHESS

    Our Price: $29.95
    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. Learn More
  33. Destroy the Sicilian Defense - PART 2 - EMPIRE CHESS

    Destroy the Sicilian Defense - PART 2 - EMPIRE CHESS

    Our Price: $29.95
    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. Learn More
  34. Middlegame Transition Guide - EMPIRE CHESS

    Middlegame Transition Guide - EMPIRE CHESS

    Our Price: $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
  35. Winning King Pawn Openings for White - EMPIRE CHESS

    Winning King Pawn Openings for White - EMPIRE CHESS

    Our Price: $29.95
    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. Learn More
  36. Chess Tactics of the Grandmasters - EMPIRE CHESS

    Chess Tactics of the Grandmasters - EMPIRE CHESS

    Our Price: $27.95
    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. Learn More

Items 1 to 36 of 87 total

per page
Page:
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3

Grid  List 

Set Ascending Direction

What Our Customers Are Saying About The House Of Staunton

lb