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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 56 - Reverse Opening
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0056RM

    Part of Romans Getting the Winning Edge in the Opening series. On this highly instructional DVD, Roman clearly demonstrates through novelties he created in his own games, how to recognize an opportunity for white to transpose into openings that are played back with the advantages of having an extra tempo.
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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 56 - Reverse Opening

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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 89 - Highly Instructive and Educational games for Black against the Maroczy Bind
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0089RM

    On this DVD, Grandmaster Roman and Rybka gives a thorough analysis of games played for Black against the Maroczy Bind. These games have been selected by Roman because they are very typical for those that feature the Accelerated Dragon: Maroczy Bind and extremely insightful for players of all skill levels. You will see the key ideas of the opening integrated in every game.
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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 89 - Highly Instructive and Educational games for Black against the Maroczy Bind

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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 24 - Live from the Las Vegas National Open
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0024RM

    Produced at the International Chess Festival held in Las Vegas at the National Open. In the first part of the DVD, Roman covers less common lines in the Scandinavian Defense. This lecture complements the material contained in Volume 17 in the Roman's Lab series. In the second part of the lecture, Roman gives you an introduction to an opening he has played for 20 years and one Fischer's favorites - the King's Indian Attack. This DVD is a prelude to Volume 28 where Roman will cover this flexible opening in more depth. Black cannot prevent you from playing your standard set-up. Roman explains Whites ideas and plans and how to achieve good positions.
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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 24 - Live from the Las Vegas National Open

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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 31 - Mastering The Opening Forum Series - A Repertoire For Black - PART 1
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0031RM

    This DVD expands on the Black opening repertoire recommended by Grandmaster Roman Dzindzichashvili. He spends one hour on the topic of The Dragons Accelerated Return and another hour on The Dragons Accelerated Battle Over the Maroczy Bind.
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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 31 - Mastering The Opening Forum Series - A Repertoire For Black - PART 1

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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 35 - Mastering The Opening Forum Series - Romans Original d4 Repertoire for White
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0035RM

    This DVD features...

    * Blunting the d4 Dagger
    GM Dzindzichashvili completes his new Black repertoire against 1.d4 by providing the viewer with methods for combating various White systems such as the Trompowsky, the London, the Torre and the Colle.

    * Butchering the Gruenfeld
    In his new White repertoire for the 1.d4 player, GM Dzindzichashvili provides the viewer with a number of methods for meeting the Gruenfeld. He offers the player with the White pieces the option of meeting the Gruenfeld with a kingside fianchetto (g2-g3, followed by Bf1-g2) or playing systems involving Bc1-g5 or Bc1-f4.

    * Queen's Gambit Guillotined
    In this video, GM Dzindzichashvili prepares the viewer to handle the White side of the Queen's Gambit. The primary focus of his investigations are the Exchange Variation and his recommendations for meeting the Tarrasch Defense.
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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 35 - Mastering The Opening Forum Series - Romans Original d4 Repertoire for White

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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 34 - Mastering The Opening Forum Series - A Repertoire for Black to meet The Queen's Gambit
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0034RM

    This DVD features..

    * The Contemporary Shield of the Nimzo Indian
    GM Dzindzichashvili continues his coverage of the Nimzo-Indian Defense from Black's perspective, examining systems such as the Saemich Variation (4.a3), the 4.f3 Variation, and important "anti-Huebner" systems such as the Rubenstein (4.e3 c5 5.Nge2), and the Petrosian (4.e3 c5 5.Bd3 Nc6 6.Nge2).

    * The Legendary Shield of the Nimzo Indian
    GM Dzindzichashvili provides the viewer with a solid Black repertoire based on the Huebner variation of the Nimzo-Indian Defense. In this video he also covers (from Black's perspective) coverage of the 4.Nf3 Variation (followed by g2-g3) and the Leningrad Variation (4.Bg5).

    * Ambushed by the Bogo Indian
    GM Dzindzichashvili provides the viewer with a compliment to his Nimzo-Indian repertoire as he shows the viewer how to deal with 3.Nf3 by employing the Bogo Indian (3...Bb4+).
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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 34 - Mastering The Opening Forum Series - A Repertoire for Black to meet The Queen's Gambit

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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 115 - Art Of Winning with the Isolated Pawn in The Panov Attack
    1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. c4
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0115RM

    On this DVD Roman will explain the art of playing with an isolated pawn by mastering this art you will learn the science of chess and become a better chess player. The Panov Attack is one of the most important opening positions in chess to learn. It is rich with positional play, building attacks, maneuvers tactics and much more.. The Panov is a must to master because it can transposes from several different openings including The Caro-, Grunfeld, Tarrasch, Nimzo Indian, Center Counter, and Accelerated Dragon. Roman will increase your understanding of playing and winning with the isolated pawn positions that arises in the Panov Attack wins!!
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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 115 - Art Of Winning with the Isolated Pawn in The Panov Attack

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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 49 - Magnificent Instructional Masterpieces in the King's Indian Defense
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0049RM

    On this DVD, Roman will explain, move by move, highly instructional and amazing King's Indian games played by some of the world's greatest players.
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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 49 - Magnificent Instructional Masterpieces in the King's Indian Defense

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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 44 - New Lines & Novelties for White in Grand Prix, Hippo, Latvian & Philidor
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0044RM

    On this instructional DVD Roman will teach you how to get an advantage in the opening against passive, and unsound openings by not trying to refute these inferior openings quickly but to play active, logical chess. Roman will show you by following the basic principles of chess you will be able to take advantage of your opponents anti-positional play giving you the winning edge.
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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 44 - New Lines & Novelties for White in Grand Prix, Hippo, Latvian & Philidor

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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 99 - virtual Universal Way To Play Against All the Slav Systems
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0099RM

    On this DVD, Grandmaster Roman Dzinzichashvili will teach you the Exchange Variation of the Slav, which has recently been reincarnated as one of the most competitive lines against 2...c6. With the assistance of Rybka 4, Roman will carefully analyze a number of Grandmaster and International Master games to show you the power of the Exchange Variation.
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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 99 - virtual Universal Way To Play Against All the Slav Systems

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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 84 - Rybka's Quest for Replacing the Ruy Lopez
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0084RM

    On this DVD, Grandmaster Roman and Rybka have turned opening theory upside down and overturned the well-established move order for the Giuoco Pian (over 100 years old) and claim a sizeable advantage for white! It's truly amazing to see how a single move that 4 different grandmasters (including World Champion Anatoly Karpov} considered Harmless is in-fact completely dominating and leading to a superior game for White.
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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 84 - Rybka's Quest for Replacing the Ruy Lopez

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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 2 - Sacrifices, Tactics & Traps that End Games in the Opening
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0002RM

    This DVD features the lessons 6-10 of GM Roman Dzhindzhikhasvili's Mastering Chess Series - Sacrifices, Tactics & Traps that End Games in the Opening. Lesson 6: Ambitious Approach to Critical Opening Positions; Lesson 7: Positional Sacrifice in the Opening Part 1; Lesson 8: Positional Sacrifice in the Opening Part 2; Lesson 9: Powerful Tactics in the Opening Part 1; Lesson 10: Powerful Tactics in the Opening Part 2. Roman covers the following openings on this DVD: Caro-Kann, Accelerated Dragon, Queen's Gambit Accepted, English, Advanced French, Scotch Gambit, Gruenfeld, King's Indian Saemisch, King's Indian Four Pawns Attack, Ruy Lopez, Marshall Gambit, Smith-Morra Gambit, Najdorf Sicilian and much more!
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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 2 - Sacrifices, Tactics & Traps that End Games in the Opening

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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 40 - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings - PART 4
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0040RM

    On this DVD Roman, together with Eugene Perelshteyn and assisted by the world's strongest software, Rybka, have re-invented the 3...Qd6 Scandinavian. This opening is the best unexplored and underestimated weapon available for Black in a long time. What makes this opening so inviting is there is not much to learn, easy equality is obtained, and it can't be refuted, while also being rich with tactics and counter play and hidden traps.
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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 40 - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings - PART 4

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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 87 - Highly Instructive and Educational Games for the Scotch Player
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0087RM

    On this DVD, Grandmaster Roman and Rybka will give you a thorough understanding of the Scotch. Roman has selected a number of typical Scotch games, the kind that you might experience in your own games for maximum education value.
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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 87 - Highly Instructive and Educational Games for the Scotch Player

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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 86 - Highly Instructive and Educational Games for the Grand Prix Player
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0086RM

    On this DVD, Grandmaster Roman and Rybka will give you a thorough understanding of the Grand Prix Attack. Roman has selected a number of typical Grand Prix games, the kind that you might experience in your own games for maximum education value.
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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 86 - Highly Instructive and Educational Games for the Grand Prix Player

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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 13 - Maximize Your Opening Success with Black for the Ambitious Tournament Player
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0013RM

    Roman recommends his own solid but ambitious lines to confront some of White's most solid and unsound openings. These lines will allow you get the most out of the opening and achieve a higher success rate.
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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 13 - Maximize Your Opening Success with Black for the Ambitious Tournament Player

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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 17 - Unbeatable Secret Weapons For Black
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0017RM

    Roman gives you 2 of his secret opening weapons:

    The New Revolutionary Sicilian
    Roman has beaten the top players in the world with this unknown variation of the Sicilian. This is a tested powerful line and gives Black an advantage in the opening.
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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 17 - Unbeatable Secret Weapons For Black

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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 32 - Mastering The Opening Forum Series - A Repertoire For Black - PART 2
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0032RM

    GM Dzindzichashvili explains the stategic and tactical nuances of an original Black defensive system beginning with 1.d4 g6 2.c4 Bg7 3.Nc3 c5 4.d5 Bxc3+!? 5.bxc3 f5 developed from the grandmaster's own tournament practice.
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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 32 - Mastering The Opening Forum Series - A Repertoire For Black - PART 2

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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 23 - The Easy Way to Play the Grand Prix and Reti Openings
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0023RM

    Roman's Favorite Opening to meet the Sicilian Defense. Roman will show you a clear plan which will give you a comfortable position, however, if your opponent makes a tactical or positional mistake, he will get crushed or wind up with at least a bad position. Roman has had great success with this opening and is passing his own ideas and concepts on to you.
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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 23 - The Easy Way to Play the Grand Prix and Reti Openings

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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 97 - virtual and Comfortable Systems in the Caro-Kann for White and Black
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0097RM

    On this DVD, Grandmaster Roman Dzinzichashvili will teach you an amazing, easy-to-learn system to get the most comfortable and promising plan for White in the Caro-Kann. For Black, you will learn a forgotten system which will give you an easy game plan with active and promising positions.
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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 97 - virtual and Comfortable Systems in the Caro-Kann for White and Black

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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 96 - Highly Instructive & Educational Games to Dismantle the Petroff Defence at the Highest Level
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0096RM

    On this DVD, Grandmaster Roman Dzinzichashvili clearly outlines extremely dangerous lines for black in the Petroff Defence. Evolution of this dangerous line for black is easily explained based on games of the top Grandmasters and careful analysis by Roman.
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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 96 - Highly Instructive & Educational Games to Dismantle the Petroff Defence at the Highest Level

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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 117 - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings - PART 6
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0117RM

    In the 6-Disk Collection of Roman's Encyclopedia of 47 Essential Chess Openings, Roman gives you his preferred lines for white and black that will give you easy and quick to learn lines that provide a clear plan to solve your opening problems.
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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 117 - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings - PART 6

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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 91 - Practical Killer Traps & Super Sharp Lines for the 1. e4 Player
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0091RM

    On this DVD, Grandmaster Roman Dzinzichashvili bring you the latest in opening theory and reveal the killer traps and super sharp lines for the 1. e4 Players
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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 91 - Practical Killer Traps & Super Sharp Lines for the 1. e4 Player

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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 16 - Learn To Play The English Opening The Easy Way
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0016RM

    GM Roman will teach you the unique way he plays White's most solid and easy to learn repertoire. Complex theory and variations are replaced with easy to learn plans and strategies that will teach you how to achieve good positions against all of black's responses.
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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 16 - Learn To Play The English Opening The Easy Way

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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 78 - Dynamic Positional Lines in the Semi Slav Defense Explained - PART 1
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0078RM

    On this DVD, GM Roman Dzindi, GM Eugene Perelshteyn and World Computer Champion Rybka bring new and original analysis on one of the most popular openings, the Semi Slav Defense.
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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 78 - Dynamic Positional Lines in the Semi Slav Defense Explained - PART 1

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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 42 - New Lines & Novelties for White against the Pirc and Center Counter, and Black side of Scandinavian Defense & Accelerated Dragon
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0042RM

    On this DVD, Roman gives you new ideas on how to take a logical approach to opening positons that you have not encounter before. Roman will also give you new unplublish lines for White against the Pirc and Center Counter Qd6 & Qd8 variations. He also covers new lines for Black - playing the Scandinavian Defense and improved lines in the Accelerated Dragon against the f4 Grand Prix Attack and the Closed Scilian. These new lines and additions will put the winning edge back in your game.
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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 42 - New Lines & Novelties for White against the Pirc and Center Counter, and Black side of Scandinavian Defense & Accelerated Dragon

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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 38 - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings - PART 2
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0038RM

    Roman's Encyclopedia of 40 Essential Chess Openings. The core ideas and principles of play of 40 openings are presented and explained in almost 11 hours on 4 DVDs. Roman gives you his preferred lines for white and black, allowing you to play your chosen lines and venture into unfamiliar territory with confidence.
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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 38 - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings - PART 2

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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 22 - The Easy Way to Play the Scotch and Giuoco Piano Openings
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0022RM

    The Scotch & Giuoco openings give White an aggressive tactical repertoire. Roman has revived old lines giving them new ideas. These openings are hard to meet at even the highest level; so sit back and let Roman show you how to get great results with these rarely used openings.
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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 22 - The Easy Way to Play the Scotch and Giuoco Piano Openings

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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 72 - The Complete Grunfeld Defense with New Secrets and Novelties - PART 1
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0072RM

    Part of the Roman and Rybka, Perfecting the Opening Series by Grandmaster Roman Dzindzichashvili and Grandmaster Eugene Perelshteyn, who use the world computer champion Rybka to bring you new lines, secrets and novelties in the Grunfeld.

    The Grunfeld is a dynamic opening that is used by aggressive players with Black to steal Whites initiative by counterattacking its pawn center.
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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 72 - The Complete Grunfeld Defense with New Secrets and Novelties - PART 1

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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 65 - The Difference Between Sound and Unsound Ways to Play Sharp Openings
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0065RM

    On this DVD Roman will take you through several sharp openings demonstrating what happens when you violate the sound and established principles of chess, specifically, becoming too active before completing development. He also goes over the criteria needed to be satisfied before playing sharp continuations, gambits and sacrifices. Roman will help you understand the difference between what is considered sound sharp playable openings and sharp openings to avoid.
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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 65 - The Difference Between Sound and Unsound Ways to Play Sharp Openings

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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 98 - c3 Sicilian Alapin Variation
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0098RM

    On this DVD, Grandmaster Roman Dzinzichashvili will teach you a powerful, easy-to-learn system for White to play against the Sicilian Defense. With the move 2. c3, known as the Alapin Variation, White has a very clear plan and positions himself for rapid piece development.
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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 98 - c3 Sicilian Alapin Variation

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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 68 - Qd6 Scandinavian #1 Underestimated Weapon for Black Against 1. e4
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0068RM

    On this DVD Roman, together with Eugene Perelshteyn and assisted by the world's strongest software, Rybka, have re-invented the 3... Qd6 Scandinavian. This opening is the best unexplored and underestimated weapon available for Black in a long time. What makes this opening so inviting is there is not much to learn, easy equality is obtained, and it can't be refuted, while also being rich with tactics and counter play and hidden traps.
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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 68 - Qd6 Scandinavian #1 Underestimated Weapon for Black Against 1. e4

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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 136 - The Sniper Volume 1
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0136FX

    The SNIPER! is a dynamic and universal opening system that fills in the gaps for the Black player who plays the Accelerated Dragon,the Dzindzi Indian, or other Black Fianchetto defences. Black's system of development with 1…g6 and 2...Bg7 allows White to occupy the center, but in true SNIPER! Modern style, Black strikes back with an early c5!
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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 136 - The Sniper Volume 1

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