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  1. Foxy Openings - Volume 166 - Learn Chess in One Hour

    Foxy Openings - Volume 166 - Learn Chess in One Hour

    $19.95
    The first video of the newly announced "Train Your Chess Course" from IM Andrew Martin and ChessonDVD.com. With over an hour of instruction, it's aimed at true beginners of the game and will teach you all of the basic skills that you need to get started. Learn More
  2. Learn to Play Chess

    Learn to Play Chess

    $18.95
    What makes this course unique? Dr Alex is combining both, his experience as an International Chess Master and a coach, and his experience in programming teaching and adaptive systems, to give you the combination of training videos and the exercises through the ‘Chess Mates Companion‘ software. This way, you get to apply your new knowledge in practice immediately, and learn chess in the fastest way possible. Learn More
  3. Chess Basics for Beginners - Chess Lecture - Volume 133

    Chess Basics for Beginners - Chess Lecture - Volume 133

    $19.95
    Learn the basics with chess terms, principles of opening play, basics of how to checkmate and more tips from our two well respected masters. Learn More
  4. Pro Chess DVD - Vol. 1

    Pro Chess DVD - Vol. 1

    $19.95
    Designed for all levels of players... from advanced novice to master! You will improve your game after a single viewing. I guarantee it! - Yasser Seirawan, IGM & former US Champ "Simply the very best instructional chess product available on today's market." Dave Williams, VGOgamer.com Editor Learn More
  5. Pro Chess DVD - Vol. 2

    Pro Chess DVD - Vol. 2

    $19.95
    Designed for all levels of players... from advanced novice to master! You will improve your game after a single viewing. I guarantee it! - Yasser Seirawan, IGM & former US Champ "Simply the very best instructional chess product available on today's market." Dave Williams, VGOgamer.com Editor Learn More
  6. CHESSDVDS.COM IN SPANISH - WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - #8 - Essential Basic Endgames - VOL. 5

    CHESSDVDS.COM IN SPANISH - WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - #8 - Essential Basic Endgames - VOL. 5

    $19.95
    It is Essential to know how to play and win your Endgames. In fact, the Endgames are more essential to learn than Openings. In Chapter 1 of this DVD, Susan will cover all the most important basic endgames for the novice player. She will teach you how to checkmate a lone King using a Queen, a Rook, two Bishops, a Knight and Bishop, or two Knights. In Chapter 2, Susan covers all the Basic Pawn Endgames, including the Square Rule, the Rook Pawn, Opposition, Geometry in chess, two extra Pawns, the Pawn Race, one side Queens first, King activity, and lots more! Learn More
  7. CHESSDVDS.COM IN PORTUGUESE - FOXY OPENINGS #84 - The Basic Principles - VOLUME 1

    CHESSDVDS.COM IN PORTUGUESE - FOXY OPENINGS #84 - The Basic Principles - VOLUME 1

    $19.95
    On this first DVD in the Train Yourself in Chess series, International Master Andrew Martin breaks down the elements of chess so that the game becomes easier to understand. Players of all levels will find something of interest here, including many complete games from recent years. Learn More
  8. Winning Pawn Moves for Beginners - EMPIRE CHESS

    Winning Pawn Moves for Beginners - EMPIRE CHESS

    $29.95
    Understanding the decisive impact certain types of pawn moves can have in different positions can change the development of a beginner chess player. Many players find it easy to learn the first 10-15 moves of an opening or memorize common tactical patterns, but it may be much more difficult to understand the reasons behind certain pawn moves in different positions. Learn More
  9. Fried Liver and Variations, Theory and Examples - Chess Lecture - Volume 70

    Fried Liver and Variations, Theory and Examples - Chess Lecture - Volume 70

    $15.95
    GM Jesse Kraai shows you the ins and outs of the Fried Liver Attack for beginners all the way up through how advanced players can use this to their advantage. He then goes on to show you how it was employed in 2 high profile games. Jesse says, “The Fried Liver is not just for beginners!” Learn More
  10.  Tactical Motifs  - Complete Set - 3 DVDs - Chess Lecture

    Tactical Motifs - Complete Set - 3 DVDs - Chess Lecture

    $55.95
    LM Dr. Dana Mackenzie is a USCF Life Master, a PhD mathematician, and an award-winning mathematics, science journalist and author. LM Dana Mackenzie started playing tournament chess during the ''Fischer boom'' of 1971-72 and never quit. Champion of North Carolina in 1985 & 1987, he became a master in 1988. Mackenzie now lives in Santa Cruz, CA and runs a chess club for kids at the local library. His passion for chess and his enthusiasm for teaching is unmistakable. Learn More
  11. Nuke the Sicillian - Chess Lecture - Volume 67

    Nuke the Sicillian - Chess Lecture - Volume 67

    $19.95
    Life Master Dana Mackenzie explains a system that he developed originally to defeat the computer program ''Fritz.'' It was also played by Swedish correspondence player Arne Bryntse in the 1960s and early 1970s. However, Mackenzie's victory over IM David Pruess in 2006 is believed to be the first appearance of the Bryntse Gambit in an over-the-board master game. Learn More
  12. Balance of Time, Material and Quality of Position - Chess Lecture - Volume 62

    Balance of Time, Material and Quality of Position - Chess Lecture - Volume 62

    $15.95
    GM Jesse Kraai explains Kasparov’s fundamental theorem of chess with which any position can be evaluated. Jesse gives us examples of near perfect games, and analysis tools to evaluate your own game.ECO: C22, C41, A15 Learn More
  13. Fundamentals of Isolated Queen Pawn Positions - Chess Lecture - Volume 64

    Fundamentals of Isolated Queen Pawn Positions - Chess Lecture - Volume 64

    $19.95
    An isolated pawn or “isolani” is a pawn which has no friendly pawn on an adjacent file. Isolated pawns are usually thought of as a weakness because they cannot be protected by other pawns. Many textbook openings create at least one isolated pawn but are nevertheless accepted as orthodox because of the advantages they create. With an isolated pawn you can have improved development and associated opportunities for counter play that offset or even outweigh the weaknesses associated with the pawn's isolation. Learn More
  14. Capablanca in the Endgame - Chess Lecture - Volume 61

    Capablanca in the Endgame - Chess Lecture - Volume 61

    $15.95
    José Raúl Capablanca was a Cuban chess player and World Chess Champion from 1921 to 1927. Renowned as one of the greatest players of all time, Capablanca had exceptional endgame skill and clarity of thought that contributed to his exceptional speed of play. Over time his achievements in the chess world and mastery over the board and due to his relatively simple and direct style of play he was nicknamed the ''Human Chess Machine''. Learn More
  15. Openings Overview - a4,b4,g4,h4,1.e4, 1.d4, 1.c4/Nf3 - Chess Lecture - Volume 13

    Openings Overview - a4,b4,g4,h4,1.e4, 1.d4, 1.c4/Nf3 - Chess Lecture - Volume 13

    $19.95
    Founded in 2005 ChessLecture.com is one of the largest chess instructional libraries in the world. Our lectures are created and presented by Grand Masters, International Masters and National Masters and contain excellent instruction by experienced players for the chess enthusiast. Learn More
  16. Step by Step Training Guide -  in 5 Steps, Beginner to 1600 - Chess Lecture - Volume 2

    Step by Step Training Guide - in 5 Steps, Beginner to 1600 - Chess Lecture - Volume 2

    $24.95
    GM Jesse Kraai currently resides in Berkeley, California. His most notable chess achievements are winning the Denker Tournament of High School Champions in 1989 and 1990, and competing in the U.S. Championship from 2002-2006. Learn More
  17. The Basic Principles of the Closed Sicilian for White - Chess Lecture - Volume 21

    The Basic Principles of the Closed Sicilian for White - Chess Lecture - Volume 21

    $19.95
    IM Attila Turzo currently resides in Hungary. Attila became an international Master at age 18, and was hungarian Junior Champion at 19. He has won first place in more than ten international tournaments. Attila has been a professional chess coah since 2001. Learn More
  18. Strategic Decisions - Chess Lecture - Volume 3

    Strategic Decisions - Chess Lecture - Volume 3

    $19.95
    NM Dana Mackenzie started playing tournament chess during the ''Fischer boom'' of 1971-1972 and never quit. Champion of North Carolina in 1985, 1987, and became master in 1988. He has a 1-0 career record against world chess champions. Learn More
  19. How To Think Like a Grandmaster - Chess Lecture - Volume 1

    How To Think Like a Grandmaster - Chess Lecture - Volume 1

    $19.95
    GM Eugene Perelshteyn earned his third GM norm and the title GM after sharing first place in the 2006 Foxwoods Open, He won the Samford Chess Fellowship in 2002, awarded to the top American Player under 25 years old earning $64,000, Eugene also led the Unversity of Maryland, Baltimore County to a few Pan American championships from 1998-2002. Learn More
  20. Searching for Bobby Fischer

    Searching for Bobby Fischer

    $34.95

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    An all-star cast shines in this heartwarming story of one family’s journey of understanding. Joe Mantegna stars as Fred Waitzkin, a sportswriter who dreams his 7-year-old son, Josh (Max Pomeranc), will grow up to play baseball. One day in the park with his mother (Joan Allen), Josh displays more than talent – he has a gift. Sensing his son is a future champion, Fred places Josh under the tutelage of a strict chess teacher (Oscar ® winner Ben Kingsley). But when Josh suddenly starts to lose, his parents must confront their own motivations, and recognize what Josh prices more than winning: his family’s love. Costarring Laura Linney and William H. Macy, Searching for Bobby Fischer is a movie “not only to enjoy but to cherish” (Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times). Learn More
  21. Chess Tactics of the Grandmasters - EMPIRE CHESS

    Chess Tactics of the Grandmasters - EMPIRE CHESS

    $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
  22. ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 1 - Learn Openings The Easy Way, Traps and Novelties

    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 1 - Learn Openings The Easy Way, Traps and Novelties

    $15.95
    This DVD features the first five lessons of GM Roman Dzhindzhikhasvili's Mastering Chess Series - Learning Openings the Easy Way. Traps and Novelties. Lesson 1: Learning Openings the Easy Way - Guide to worry-free openings, based on understanding rather than a memory contest; Lesson 2: Avoiding & Creating Opening Traps - The secrets to avoiding and creating opening traps without damaging your position; Lesson 3: Dangers & Advantages of Choosing Sharp Openings - Tactics you can't live without in sharp modern openings; Lesson 4: Punishment for Delaying Development in the Opening - Punishment meted out for typical materialist at the expense of development; and Lesson 5: Creating Opening Novelties - Important updates on a number of novelties introduced in previous Roman Forum tapes. Learn More
  23. Play Positional Chess Like a Grandmaster - EMPIRE CHESS

    Play Positional Chess Like a Grandmaster - EMPIRE CHESS

    $25.95
    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. Learn More
  24. LEARNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - Chess for Absolute Beginners

    LEARNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - Chess for Absolute Beginners

    $19.95
    Susan Polgar's Learning Chess the Easy Way: Chess for Absolute Beginners is by far one of the best ever DVDs made to teach beginners how to play the worlds greatest game. Susan teaches with the aid of great graphics and annimation beginners basic chess knowledge. Learn More
  25. How Grandmasters Attack - EMPIRE CHESS

    How Grandmasters Attack - EMPIRE CHESS

    $37.95
    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. Learn More
  26. E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 84 - The Basic Principles - Checkmates and Elements of Chess

    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 84 - The Basic Principles - Checkmates and Elements of Chess

    $16.95
    On this first DVD in the series, International Master Andrew Martin breaks down the elements of chess so that the game becomes easier to understand. Players of all levels will find something of interest here, including many complete games from recent years. Learn More
  27. E-DVD LEARNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - Chess for Absolute Beginners

    E-DVD LEARNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - Chess for Absolute Beginners

    $16.95
    Susan Polgar's Learning Chess the Easy Way: Chess for Absolute Beginners is by far one of the best ever DVDs made to teach beginners how to play the worlds greatest game. Susan teaches with the aid of great graphics and annimation beginners basic chess knowledge. Learn More
  28. Play the Middlegame Like a Grandmaster - PART 2 - EMPIRE CHESS

    Play the Middlegame Like a Grandmaster - PART 2 - EMPIRE CHESS

    $27.95
    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. Learn More
  29. WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 8 - Essential Basic Endgames - PART 1

    WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 8 - Essential Basic Endgames - PART 1

    $19.95
    It is Essential to know how to play and win your Endgames. In fact, the Endgames are more essential to learn than Openings. In Chapter 1 of this DVD, Susan will cover all the most important basic endgames for the novice player. She will teach you how to checkmate a lone King using a Queen, a Rook, two Bishops, a Knight and Bishop, or two Knights. In Chapter 2, Susan covers all the Basic Pawn Endgames, including the Square Rule, the Rook Pawn, Opposition, Geometry in chess, two extra Pawns, the Pawn Race, one side Queens first, King activity, and lots more! Learn More
  30. Insane Chess Sacrifices - EMPIRE CHESS

    Insane Chess Sacrifices - EMPIRE CHESS

    $34.95
    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. Learn More
  31. Tactical Motifs 3 - Chess Lecture - Volume 42

    Tactical Motifs 3 - Chess Lecture - Volume 42

    $19.95
    LM Dr. Dana Mackenzie is a USCF Life Master, a PhD mathematician, and an award-winning mathematics, science journalist and author. LM Dana Mackenzie started playing tournament chess during the ''Fischer boom'' of 1971-72 and never quit. Champion of North Carolina in 1985 & 1987, he became a master in 1988. Mackenzie now lives in Santa Cruz, CA and runs a chess club for kids at the local library. His passion for chess and his enthusiasm for teaching is unmistakable. Learn More
  32. E-DVD WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 8 - Essential Basic Endgames - PART 1

    E-DVD WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 8 - Essential Basic Endgames - PART 1

    $16.95
    It is Essential to know how to play and win your Endgames. In fact, the Endgames are more essential to learn than Openings. In Chapter 1 of this DVD, Susan will cover all the most important basic endgames for the novice player. She will teach you how to checkmate a lone King using a Queen, a Rook, two Bishops, a Knight and Bishop, or two Knights. In Chapter 2, Susan covers all the Basic Pawn Endgames, including the Square Rule, the Rook Pawn, Opposition, Geometry in chess, two extra Pawns, the Pawn Race, one side Queens first, King activity, and lots more! Learn More
  33. Winning Chess Strategy for Beginners - EMPIRE CHESS

    Winning Chess Strategy for Beginners - EMPIRE CHESS

    $27.95
    Chess Strategy is the most difficult step in the road to improvement for beginners, requiring a deeper understanding of chess than simply tactics. You can think of combinations as math equations with a given, concrete result that you can prove. But strategy is more like describing the variables in this math problem and how changes will affect all aspects of the surrounding environment. Learn More
  34. WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 1 - The Basic Principles of Chess

    WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 1 - The Basic Principles of Chess

    $19.95
    Susan will take you through 8 easy to follow, highly instructive games covering the basic principles of chess. This will help your understanding of chess and is guaranteed to improve your chess game. She will show you how to avoid the most common mistakes made in chess and give your chess game a strong, fundamentally sound foundation. Learn More
  35. How to Attack Like a Grandmaster - EMPIRE CHESS

    How to Attack Like a Grandmaster - EMPIRE CHESS

    $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
  36. FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 84 - The Basic Principles - Checkmates and Elements of Chess

    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 84 - The Basic Principles - Checkmates and Elements of Chess

    $19.95
    On this first DVD in the series, International Master Andrew Martin breaks down the elements of chess so that the game becomes easier to understand. Players of all levels will find something of interest here, including many complete games from recent years. Learn More

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