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French Defense

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  1. WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 11 - Mastering The French - PART 1

    WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 11 - Mastering The French - PART 1

    $24.95
    On this 3 Part DVD series, Susan Polgar will share with you her experiences, exciting battles, and won games from the first opening she ever learned at the early age of 4. Although the French can be complex, the main benefit is there are not many long and forceful lines compared to other openings. Learn More
  2. WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 12 - Mastering The French - PART 2

    WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 12 - Mastering The French - PART 2

    $24.95
    On this 3 Part DVD series Susan Polgar will share with you her experiences, exciting battles, and won games from the first opening she ever learned at the early age of 4. Although the French can be complex, the main benefit is there are not many long and forceful lines compared to other openings. Learn More
  3. WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 13 - Mastering The French - PART 3

    WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 13 - Mastering The French - PART 3

    $24.95
    On this 3 Part DVD series Susan Polgar will share with you her experiences, exciting battles, and won games from the first opening she ever learned at the early age of 4. Although the French can be complex, the main benefit is there are not many long and forceful lines compared to other openings. Learn More
  4. Killer French Defense - VOLUME 1

    Killer French Defense - VOLUME 1

    $29.95
    Simon's frank, clear and understandable delivery of material of which he has extensive knowledge certainly aids the viewer in increasing their understanding of these opening lines. Simon's first DVD has been internationally acclaimed as setting new standards in this format for his clear approach to delivering sometimes complex material. Learn More
  5. Killer French Defense - VOLUME 2

    Killer French Defense - VOLUME 2

    $29.95
    Simon's frank, clear and understandable delivery of material of which he has extensive knowledge certainly aids the viewer in increasing their understanding of these opening lines. Simon's first DVD has been internationally acclaimed as setting new standards in this format for his clear approach to delivering sometimes complex material. Chapters are broken up through chess-related montages maintaining a viewing interest from start to finish. Learn More
  6. FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 24 - French 1

    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 24 - French 1

    $24.95
    This video presents a complete system for Black against 1.e4. French expert GM Daniel King considers the Advance Variation (3.e5), the Exchange Variation (3.exd5), the King's Indian Attack (2.d3), and recommends a dynamic line that can be played against 3.Nc3 or 3.Nd2, that is 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 (or 3.Nd2) Nf6 4.e5 Ne4! Learn More
  7. FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 25 - French 2

    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 25 - French 2

    $24.95
    In the second of his two videos on the French, GM Daniel King takes a more detailed look at 3.Nd2 and 3.Nc3. Against each move King recommends his own favorite systems and in addition reveals secret weapons employed by his grandmaster colleagues! Learn More
  8. FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 33 - McCutcheon French

    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 33 - McCutcheon French

    $24.95
    This is a repertoire for Black. Forget those over-analyzed lines of the Winawer and Classical French that are now at virtual saturation point. Today's treatment of the McCutcheon (1.e4 e6 2.d5 d5 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Bg5 Bb4) guarantees uncompromising positions, perfectly tailored to playing for a win with Black. IM Andrew Martin presents the original ideas of the modern McCutcheon. Learn More
  9. ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 90 - New Revelations for B&W in The Burn-Morozevich Variation Of The French Defence

    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 90 - New Revelations for B&W in The Burn-Morozevich Variation Of The French Defence

    $19.95
    On this DVD the Roman Rybka team brings to you a detailed analysis on the Burn - Morozevich variation of the French Defence. The analysis creates a new way for Black and White to play. Roman will show you newly discovered tactical and positional lines for both sides. Learn More
  10. The Complete Killer French by GM Simon Williams - 2 Volumes

    The Complete Killer French by GM Simon Williams - 2 Volumes

    $54.95
    Simon's frank, clear and understandable delivery of material of which he has extensive knowledge certainly aids the viewer in increasing their understanding of these opening lines. Simon's first DVD has been internationally acclaimed as setting new standards in this format for his clear approach to delivering sometimes complex material. Learn More
  11. FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 101 - Adventures in the Main Line Winawer

    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 101 - Adventures in the Main Line Winawer

    $24.95
    With the resurgence of the French Defence at all levels of chess play, International Master Andrew Martin is proud to offer a 3 disk mini-series on the most critical lines which will help the Black player form a successful and effective repertoire. Learn More
  12. FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 102 - A French Repertoire in the Tarrasch and Advance Variations

    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 102 - A French Repertoire in the Tarrasch and Advance Variations

    $24.95
    With the resurgence of the French Defence at all levels of chess play, International Master Andrew Martin is proud to offer a 3 disk mini-series on the most critical lines which will help the Black player form a successful and effective repertoire. Learn More
  13. E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 24 - French 1

    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 24 - French 1

    $19.95
    This video presents a complete system for Black against 1.e4. French expert GM Daniel King considers the Advance Variation (3.e5), the Exchange Variation (3.exd5), the King's Indian Attack (2.d3), and recommends a dynamic line that can be played against 3.Nc3 or 3.Nd2, that is 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 (or 3.Nd2) Nf6 4.e5 Ne4! Learn More
  14. E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 25 - French 2

    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 25 - French 2

    $19.95
    In the second of his two videos on the French, GM Daniel King takes a more detailed look at 3.Nd2 and 3.Nc3. Against each move King recommends his own favorite systems and in addition reveals secret weapons employed by his grandmaster colleagues! Learn More
  15. E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 33 - McCutcheon French

    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 33 - McCutcheon French

    $19.95
    This is a repertoire for Black. Forget those over-analyzed lines of the Winawer and Classical French that are now at virtual saturation point. Today's treatment of the McCutcheon (1.e4 e6 2.d5 d5 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Bg5 Bb4) guarantees uncompromising positions, perfectly tailored to playing for a win with Black. IM Andrew Martin presents the original ideas of the modern McCutcheon. Learn More
  16. E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 90 - New Revelations for B&W in The Burn-Morozevich Variation Of The French Defence

    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 90 - New Revelations for B&W in The Burn-Morozevich Variation Of The French Defence

    $14.95
    On this DVD the Roman Rybka team brings to you a detailed analysis on the Burn - Morozevich variation of the French Defence. The analysis creates a new way for Black and White to play. Roman will show you newly discovered tactical and positional lines for both sides. Learn More
  17. E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 101 - Adventures in the Main Line Winawer

    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 101 - Adventures in the Main Line Winawer

    $19.95
    With the resurgence of the French Defence at all levels of chess play, International Master Andrew Martin is proud to offer a 3 disk mini-series on the most critical lines which will help the Black player form a successful and effective repertoire. Learn More
  18. E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 102 - A French Repertoire in the Tarrasch and Advance Variations

    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 102 - A French Repertoire in the Tarrasch and Advance Variations

    $19.95
    With the resurgence of the French Defence at all levels of chess play, International Master Andrew Martin is proud to offer a 3 disk mini-series on the most critical lines which will help the Black player form a successful and effective repertoire. Learn More
  19. E-DVD WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 11 - Mastering The French - PART 1

    E-DVD WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 11 - Mastering The French - PART 1

    $19.95
    On this 3 Part DVD series, Susan Polgar will share with you her experiences, exciting battles, and won games from the first opening she ever learned at the early age of 4. Although the French can be complex, the main benefit is there are not many long and forceful lines compared to other openings. Learn More
  20. E-DVD WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 12 - Mastering The French - PART 2

    E-DVD WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 12 - Mastering The French - PART 2

    $19.95
    On this 3 Part DVD series Susan Polgar will share with you her experiences, exciting battles, and won games from the first opening she ever learned at the early age of 4. Although the French can be complex, the main benefit is there are not many long and forceful lines compared to other openings. Learn More
  21. E-DVD WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 13 - Mastering The French - PART 3

    E-DVD WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 13 - Mastering The French - PART 3

    $19.95
    On this 3 Part DVD series Susan Polgar will share with you her experiences, exciting battles, and won games from the first opening she ever learned at the early age of 4. Although the French can be complex, the main benefit is there are not many long and forceful lines compared to other openings. Learn More
  22. New Ideas in The French Defense - Chess Lecture - Volume 56

    New Ideas in The French Defense - Chess Lecture - Volume 56

    $15.95
    GM Jesse Kraai reviews ECO C02 The French, Advance from Blacks Perspective 1 e4 e6 2 d4 d5 3 e5 ECO C00 The Basic French Defense but with a new twist. 1 e4 e6, Jesse Shows you a new move that surprised even him and is very playable. Inspired from a discussion with Grandmaster Vinay Bhat of a recent game .ECO C10 The Fort Knox variation of the French 1 e4 e6 2 d4 d5 3 Nc3ECO: C02, C00, C10 Learn More
  23. The French Defense: Guimard Variation - Chess Lecture - Volume 55

    The French Defense: Guimard Variation - Chess Lecture - Volume 55

    $19.95
    The French Defense: Guimard Variation is a chess opening 3... Nc6 is known as the Guimard Variation: after 4.Ngf3 Nf6 5.e5 Nd7 Black will exchange White's cramping e-pawn next move by ...f6. However, Black does not exert any pressure on d4 because he cannot play ...c5, so White should maintain a slight advantage, with 6. Be2 or 6. Nb3.Grandmaster Guimard was a 3 time chess champion in Argentina. Learn More
  24. FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 150 - White Repertoire Against The French, Caro-Kann, and  Alekhine

    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 150 - White Repertoire Against The French, Caro-Kann, and Alekhine

    $24.95
    Volume Three completes Martin's new ''Winning Repertoire Series for White - 1.e4'', which outlines a complete repertoire system for the first player, built around the King's Pawn opening. Here IM Martin demonstrates an easy to learn repertoire against the French, Caro-Kann and Alekhine Defense. After 1.e4 e6 we continue 2.d4 d5 3.exd5, having mastered the Exchange Variation; if 1.e4 c6 then 2.Nc3 d5 3.Nf3 (the Two Knights) and 1.e4 Nf6 meets the solid 2.e5 Nd5 3.d4 d6 4.Be2 with a position of iron. Learn More
  25. Crushing White - The French Defense - EMPIRE CHESS

    Crushing White - The French Defense - EMPIRE CHESS

    $29.95
    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. Learn More
  26. FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 154 - The Classical French

    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 154 - The Classical French

    $24.95
    The French Defence is both a Dynamic and Solid Opening Repertoire for Black. IM Andrew Martin presents the material in a simple and easy-to-learn format. Learn More
  27. The Definitive French Collection - 6 DVDs - Chess Lecture

    The Definitive French Collection - 6 DVDs - Chess Lecture

    Regular Price: $115.95

    Special Price $99.95

    This Collection Includes: - Insights Into the French Defense - The French Defense for White - New Ideas in the French Defense - A System Against the French - a6/b5 Against the French Steintz - The French Defense: Guimard Variation 8.9 Hours 25 Lectures Learn More
  28. E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 150 - White Repertoire Against The French, Caro-Kann, and  Alekhine

    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 150 - White Repertoire Against The French, Caro-Kann, and Alekhine

    $19.95
    Volume Three completes Martin's new "Winning Repertoire Series for White - 1.e4", which outlines a complete repertoire system for the first player, built around the King's Pawn opening. Here IM Martin demonstrates an easy to learn repertoire against the French, Caro-Kann and Alekhine Defense. After 1.e4 e6 we continue 2.d4 d5 3.exd5, having mastered the Exchange Variation; if 1.e4 c6 then 2.Nc3 d5 3.Nf3 (the Two Knights) and 1.e4 Nf6 meets the solid 2.e5 Nd5 3.d4 d6 4.Be2 with a position of iron. Learn More
  29. E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 154 - The Classical French

    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 154 - The Classical French

    $19.95
    The French Defence is both a Dynamic and Solid Opening Repertoire for Black. IM Andrew Martin presents the material in a simple and easy-to-learn format. Learn More
  30. The French Defense for White - Chess Lecture - Volume 19

    The French Defense for White - Chess Lecture - Volume 19

    $19.95
    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
  31. Insights into The French Defense - Chess Lecture - Volume 20

    Insights into The French Defense - Chess Lecture - Volume 20

    $19.95
    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
  32. a6/b5 Against the French Steinitz - Chess Lecture - Volume 75

    a6/b5 Against the French Steinitz - Chess Lecture - Volume 75

    $19.95
    The Steinitz is a variation for white against the French Defense . The Steinitz is an attacking scheme in particular against the Classical Variation of the French Defense. Here GM Jesse Kraai gives a clear explanation of the plans for black and the pitfalls to avoidRecommended for Intermediate Players Learn More
  33. A System Against the French - Chess Lecture - Volume 89

    A System Against the French - Chess Lecture - Volume 89

    $19.95
    GM Jesse Kraai, an expert on the French defense, demonstrates and gives excellent advice on how to deal with multiple variations of the French including Classical, MacCutcheon, Winawer, Burn and Rubinstein. Learn More
  34. The Fierce McCutcheon - 2 DVDs - Chess Lecture - Volume 147

    The Fierce McCutcheon - 2 DVDs - Chess Lecture - Volume 147

    $49.95
    The MacCutcheon Variation is one of the sharpest and most exciting variations in the French. In this variation, the second player ignores White's threat of e4-e5 and instead plays 4... Bb4. The main line continues: 5. e5 h6 6. Bd2 Bxc3 7. bxc3 Ne4 8. Qg4. At this point Black may play 8...g6, which weakens the kingside dark squares but keeps the option of castling queenside, or 8...Kf8. Learn More

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