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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 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 ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 95 - Highly Instructive & Educational Games for the Scandinavian Nf6 & Qxd5 Center Counter Player
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0095RM

    On this DVD, Grandmaster Roman Dzinzichashvili examines games that were played in the Scandinavian Nf6 and the Center-Counter Qxd5. The games includes are very typical of the opening and are extremely helpful for players of all levels.
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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 95 - Highly Instructive & Educational Games for the Scandinavian Nf6 & Qxd5 Center Counter Player

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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 105 - Remarkable Rejuvination in the Scandinavian
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0105RM

    On this dvd Roman reinvents some of the most popular lines in the center counter. Roman demonstrates, by using some of his own games as examples, new ways to play against lines that previously gave white an edge. There are lots of new hidden possibilities for both sides.
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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 105 - Remarkable Rejuvination in the Scandinavian

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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 79 - Dynamic Positional Lines in the Semi Slav Defense Explained - PART 2
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0079RM

    On Part 2, GM Roman and World Computer Champion Rybka bring you more innovative and original theory for the positionally enriched Nf3, e3 variation of the Semi-Slav defense. Roman easily explains the strategic points, new ideas and how to play this active positional opening.
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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 79 - Dynamic Positional Lines in the Semi Slav Defense Explained - PART 2

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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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    New Ideas in The French Defense - Chess Lecture - Volume 56
    Catalog Code: DVD0056CL

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

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    Ideas Behind the Bogo-Indian - Chess Lecture - Volume 57
    Catalog Code: DVD0057CL

    The Bogo-Indian, named after Efim Bogoliubov is not as popular as the Queen's Indian, but is seen occasionally at all levels. The Bogo-Indian is the position arising after 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 is common. The traditional move for White here is 3.Nc3, threatening to set up a big pawn centre with 4.e4. However, 3.Nf3 is often played instead as a way of avoiding the Nimzo-Indian Defense (which would follow after 3.Nc3 Bb4). After 3.Nf3, Black usually plays 3...b6 (TheQueen’s Indian Defense ) or 3...d5 (leading to the Queen’s Gambit Declined), but can instead play 3...Bb4+, which is The Bogo-Indian
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    Ideas Behind the Bogo-Indian - Chess Lecture - Volume 57

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    Fried Liver and Variations, Theory and Examples - Chess Lecture - Volume 70
    Catalog Code: DVD0070CL

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

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    Standing Up to the Trompowski - Chess Lecture - Volume 23
    Catalog Code: DVD0023CL

    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.
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    Standing Up to the Trompowski - Chess Lecture - Volume 23

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    How to Face Unorthodox Openings - Chess Lecture - Volume 15
    Catalog Code: DVD0015CL

    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.
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    How to Face Unorthodox Openings - Chess Lecture - Volume 15

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    An Opening Repertoire for the Attacking Player Part I - Sicilian vs. 1.e4 - Chess Lecture - Volume 16
    Catalog Code: DVD0016CL

    FM Valeri Lilov of Bulgaria resides in Varna, and works in practical chess and chess pedagogy. In 2000 in Moscow, Russia, he became the European Individual School Chess Champion U10 with the record of 6, 5 out of 7.
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    An Opening Repertoire for the Attacking Player Part I - Sicilian vs. 1.e4 - Chess Lecture - Volume 16

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    An Answer to the Scandinavian Defense - Chess Lecture - Volume 18
    Catalog Code: DVD0018CL

    IM Bryan Smith grew up in Anchoarge, Alaska and now resides in Philadlephia, PA. His accomplishments include first in the 2008 National Chess Congress, first place in the 2008 King's Island Open and has won many other Grand Prix tournaments.
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    An Answer to the Scandinavian Defense - Chess Lecture - Volume 18

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    How to Win Against 1.d4 Using the Noteboom Variation - Chess Lecture - Volume 25
    Catalog Code: DVD0025CL

    Mark was the World Junior Champion in 1976, the US Junior Co-Champion in 1976, and the Louisiana State Champion in 1986, 1987, and 1988. IM Mark Diesen sadly passed away in December of 2008 at his home in Conroe, Texas.
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    How to Win Against 1.d4 Using the Noteboom Variation - Chess Lecture - Volume 25

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    My Pet King's Indian, Na6 - Chess Lecture - Volume 28
    Catalog Code: DVD0028CL

    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.
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    My Pet King's Indian, Na6 - Chess Lecture - Volume 28

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    A Poisonous System Against the KID Fianchetto - Chess Lecture - Volume 29
    Catalog Code: DVD0029CL

    IM Bryan Smith grew up in Anchoarge, Alaska and now resides in Philadlephia, PA. His accomplishments include first in the 2008 National Chess Congress, first place in the 2008 King's Island Open and has won many other Grand Prix tournaments.
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    A Poisonous System Against the KID Fianchetto - Chess Lecture - Volume 29

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    A Simple System Against the King's Gambit - Part I - Chess Lecture - Volume 34
    Catalog Code: DVD0034CL

    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.
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    A Simple System Against the King's Gambit - Part I - Chess Lecture - Volume 34

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    A Complete System for Black Against the English Opening - Chess Lecture - Volume 65
    Catalog Code: DVD0065CL

    The English derives its name from the English (unofficial) World Champion, Howard Staunton (1843). The English has caught on in the twentieth century and is now recognized as a solid opening that may be used to reach both classical and hypermodern positions. Although many lines of the English have a distinct character, the opening is often used as a transpositional device in much the same way as 1.Nf3 – to avoid such highly regarded responses to 1.d4 as the Nimzo-Indian and Grunfeld defences – and is considered reliable and flexible.
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    A Complete System for Black Against the English Opening - Chess Lecture - Volume 65

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    Playing the Maroczy Bind For White - Chess Lecture - Volume 63
    Catalog Code: DVD0063CL

    The Maroczy Bind is a pawn formation named after the Hungarian Grandmaster Geza Maroczy. It is primarily, but not exclusively, used against the Sicilian Defense. It is characterized by white pawns on c4 and e4, with White's d-pawn having been exchanged for Black's c-pawn.GM Jesse Kraai shows how to use middle game strategy to gain advantage for white. Expert handling of the Maroczy Bind is illustrated with an explanation of the theory, a classic game, and an additional instructive game of his own.ECO: B36, B38
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    Playing the Maroczy Bind For White - Chess Lecture - Volume 63

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    Balance of Time, Material and Quality of Position - Chess Lecture - Volume 62
    Catalog Code: DVD0062CL

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

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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 112 - Significant Changes is Some Critical Positions of the Nimzo-Indian
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0112RM

    On this new chess DVD Roman brings you the latest theoretical novelties in the Nimzo-Indian chess opening. Based on chess games played in the last 12-18 months between top Grandmasters, Roman explains many new ideas and surprise reversals of previous chess opening theory - evaluations that no longer apply! A very instructive chess DVD for any player looking to tackle this solid chess opening.
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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 112 - Significant Changes is Some Critical Positions of the Nimzo-Indian

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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 113 - Latest in The King's Indian: New Ideas, Missed Opportunities & Novelties
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0113RM

    On this new chess DVD Roman brings you the latest theoretical novelties from the chess opening, along with new ideas and missed opportunities in the dynamic and popular King's Indian Defense. Chess players who face either side of Bobby Fischer's favorite chess opening will benefit from Roman's unpublished research and analysis - all taken from recent high level Grandmaster chess games.
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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 113 - Latest in The King's Indian: New Ideas, Missed Opportunities & Novelties

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

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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 69 - Dzindzi Anti-English Complete and Ambitious Systems for Black Against 1. c4
    Catalog Code: DVD0069RM

    On this DVD, Roman will give you an easy-to-learn, complete setup for Black to play against the English. This New system is great because it gives Black an easy clear plan of attack which will be faster than your opponent's, who will unknowingly be following theory. Romans original Anti-English ideas and concepts were verified by Rybka and are only available on this DVD.
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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 69 - Dzindzi Anti-English Complete and Ambitious Systems for Black Against 1. c4

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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 93 - Highly Instructive & Educational Games for the English Player
    Catalog Code: DVD0093RM

    On this DVD, Grandmaster Roman Dzinzichashvili examines games that were played with various systems of the English Opening. This highly instructional and educational material contains many examples of the most typical mistakes that are made in the English Opening, by players of all skill levels.
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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 93 - Highly Instructive & Educational Games for the English Player

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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 92 - The English Opening for the Average Player
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0092FX

    The English Opening 1. c4 is ideal for the average player. White keeps many options open, yet in all lines retains a rock-solid and potentially very dynamic position.

    In this introduction to the English, International Master Andrew Martin takes you instructively and comprehensively through eleven recent English games, many featuring world-class Grandmasters, teaching you how the opening works as he goes along.
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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 92 - The English Opening for the Average Player

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    Two Knights Defense - Chess Lecture - Volume 77
    Catalog Code: DVD0077CL

    Bronstein once suggested that the term "defense" does not fit this strategy, and suggested the name "Chigorin Counterattack" as this line is adopted as Black by many aggressive players including Chigorin and Keres. Here Dana takes you through the strategy and how it plays out in real games.
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    Two Knights Defense - Chess Lecture - Volume 77

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    Queens's Gambit Declined - Tarrasch - Chess Lecture - Volume 80
    Catalog Code: DVD0080CL

    IM David Vigorito gives an overview of a system advocated by the German master Siegbert Tarrasch in which the main line is: 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Nf3 Nc6 6. g3 Nf6. A complete and active system against the Queen's Gambit
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    Queens's Gambit Declined - Tarrasch - Chess Lecture - Volume 80

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    Rubinstein and the Tarrasch - Chess Lecture - Volume 122
    by the Masters of ChessLecture.com
    Catalog Code: DVD0122CL

    Akiba Kiwelowicz Rubinstein (1880 –1961) was a Polish chess Grandmaster at the beginning of the 20th century. In his youth, he astonished the chess world, defeating many famous players, including Capablanca and Schlecthter. .Rubinstein originated the Rubinstein System against the Tarrasch Defense variation of the Queen’s Gambit Declined. See Rubsinstein employ his system in games against Tarrasch, Marshall, Cohn and Capablanca.
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    Rubinstein and the Tarrasch - Chess Lecture - Volume 122

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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 27 - King's Gambit
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0027FX

    Surprise your opponents with the ultra-dangerous 1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Bc4! GM Morozevich has brought this system back into the limelight and used it to crush World Champion Vishy Anand. The DVD also covers the King's Gambit Declined.
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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 27 - King's Gambit

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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 79 - King's Gambit Part 1
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0079FX

    IM Andrew Martin brings a modern style to the surprise opening weapon for White. The King's Gambit offers quick development, a powerful center, an attack on f7.
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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 79 - King's Gambit Part 1

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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 80 - King's Gambit Part 2
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0080FX

    IM Andrew Martin brings a modern style to the surprise opening weapon for White. The King's Gambit offers quick development, a powerful center, an attack on f7. PART 2 OF 2
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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 80 - King's Gambit Part 2

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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 90 - New Revelations for B&W in The Burn-Morozevich Variation Of The French Defence
    Catalog Code: DVD0090RM

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

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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 24 - French 1
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0024FX

    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!
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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 24 - French 1

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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 25 - French 2
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0025FX

    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!
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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 25 - French 2

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