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      E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 12 - New Improvements in Opening Theory for the Competitive Player
      Catalog Code: E-DVD0012RM

      This DVD features...
      Accelerated Dragon
      Closed Sicilian with g3
      Bogo Indian 6.Nc3
      Nimzo Indian 4. a3
      Nimzo Indian 4. f3
      Nimzo Indian 4. Qc2
      Nimzo Indian 4. Bg5 Leningrad
      Nimzo Indian 4. e3
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      E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 12 - New Improvements in Opening Theory for the Competitive Player

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      E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 82 -Easy to Learn Ambitious System for White to Play Against the Hippo, Modern, & Pirc Defenses
      Catalog Code: E-DVD0082RM

      On this DVD, Roman outlines a perfectly clear and easy to learn lines against The Hippo, Modern and Pirc Defences. The lines carefully based on thorough analysis as well as top rated player's games. Simplicity and ambition are ingredients of the systems suggested. Evaluations of them by Rybka are absolutely staggering. This is by far the best material on the Hippo and Modern Carefully designed and consistent with possible transpositions in to Pirc defense.
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      E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 82 -Easy to Learn Ambitious System for White to Play Against the Hippo, Modern, & Pirc Defenses

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      E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 102 - Killing The Sicilian With The Grand Prix Attack
      Catalog Code: E-DVD0102RM

      One of the most valuable chess game collections ever! Roman's own games feature the most common continuations for Black against the Grand Prix and how to handle them. As White you'll enjoy lots of unexpected crashes and devastating results from your opponent with the Black chess pieces.
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      E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 102 - Killing The Sicilian With The Grand Prix Attack

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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 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 74 - The Dynamic Catalan An Ambitious Opening Repertoire for White
      Catalog Code: E-DVD0074RM

      Part of Grandmaster Roman Dzindzichashvilis new Roman and Rybka Perfecting the Opening Series. On this DVD Grandmaster Roman, Grandmaster Eugene Perslystein, and computer chess champion program Rybka, bring you improved lines and novelties in this opening repertoire for White. The Catalan Opening is a very sharp sophisticated positional opening that gives white a Reverse Grunfeld Position with an extra tempo. The Catalan can be considered to be White adopting a combination of the Queen's Gambit and Rti Opening: White plays d4 and c4 and fianchettoes the white bishop on g2.
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      E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 74 - The Dynamic Catalan An Ambitious Opening Repertoire for White

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      E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 50 - Unsound Openings and How to Exploit Them
      Catalog Code: E-DVD0050RM

      On this DVD, Roman will show you how to play against Bad Openings and how to exploit them. Roman will take you through several very instructional bad openings for black and by taking a logical and virtual approach you can achieve an advantage. This dvd not only provides excellent lines against the Elephant Gambit , Budapest, Baker Defense, French, Sicilian, Englund and Marshall Gambits but will show you basic ideas behind getting an edge against inferior opening play this will help you to never get caught off guard again
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      E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 50 - Unsound Openings and How to Exploit Them

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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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      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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      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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      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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      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 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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      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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      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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      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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      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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      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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      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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      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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      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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      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 FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 70 - Larsen's Deadly Weapon Repertoire - Take your Opponent Out of Theory
      Catalog Code: E-DVD0070FX

      Danish GM Bent Larsen's play was always highly original and creative. He was one of the modern exponents of 1 b3, a system that often either transposed or had a great similarity to some of the Bird's Opening systems.
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      E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 70 - Larsen's Deadly Weapon Repertoire - Take your Opponent Out of Theory

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      Ideas for Nimzo Indian Players - Chess Lecture - Volume 76
      vs 1.c4, then vs 1.Nf3
      Catalog Code: DVD0076CL

      A clear explanation of a plan for black against both the English and Reti Openings.David guides you into Nimzo-Indian type positions against these menacing Flank Openings.Recommended for Beginner - Intermediate Players
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      Ideas for Nimzo Indian Players - Chess Lecture - Volume 76

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      E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 151 - Crushing Black With The Deadly Ponziani
      Catalog Code: E-DVD0151FX

      Grandmasters have recently discovered that the Ponziani is a useful surprise weapon, and in 2012 and 2013 the opening has been played frequently at the highest level. Even Magnus Carlsen has used it! Therefore at club level, a good knowledge of the tactics and strategical objectives that White has after 1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 c3!?, could easily rack up the wins. There is a lot less to know and learn about the Ponziani than any of the Ruy Lopez, the Italian Game or the Scotch, which are White's three main open-game weapons. Thus the opening has a very practical element to it.
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      E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 151 - Crushing Black With The Deadly Ponziani

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      KOPEC DVD - Opening Pawn Structures Advanced Concepts - VOLUME 1
      Catalog Code: DVD0005KP

      Tired of memorizing opening variations? Continuing from where his previous video Pawn Structures and How To Play Them leaves off, internationally respected teacher IM Dr. Danny Kopec has created a landmark video in this first of two volumes. This video uses a unique approach Enabling you to improve your opening play. Dr. Kopec will show you how to develop effective middlegame plans based on opening pawn structures.
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      KOPEC DVD - Opening Pawn Structures Advanced Concepts - VOLUME 1

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      E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 62 - 21st Century Secret Weapons #1
      Catalog Code: E-DVD0062FX

      Featuring a tornado against the Tarrasch Defence, the Advance Caro-Kann, and the O'Kelly Sicilian
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      E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 62 - 21st Century Secret Weapons #1

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      E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 34 - Modern Benoni
      Catalog Code: E-DVD0034FX

      Benoni expert GM Chris Ward reveals plenty of secret home preparation as he presents Black's best lines after 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 c5. There's nothing quite like the high stakes Benoni to knock 1. d4 players off-balance. The perfect choice for those who like action-packed chess.
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      E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 34 - Modern Benoni

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      E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 133 - Unorthodox Caro-Kann by IM Andrew Martin
      Catalog Code: E-DVD0133FX

      There is plenty of scope within the framework of this opening for Black to deviate successfully from the main lines. The result is a sharp, interesting and winning repertoire for Black, which sets the opponent problems right from the first moves.
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      E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 133 - Unorthodox Caro-Kann by IM Andrew Martin

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      Basic Ideas Behind the Pirc Defense - Chess Lecture - Volume 97
      Hosted by IM Attila Turzo
      Catalog Code: DVD0097CL

      The Pirc Defense sometimes known as the Ufimtsev Defence or Yugoslav Defense normally refers to the opening 1.e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 g6. It is named after the Slovenian International Grandmaster Vasja Pirc.
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      Basic Ideas Behind the Pirc Defense - Chess Lecture - Volume 97

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      E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 37 - Morra Gambit Declined
      Catalog Code: E-DVD0037FX

      IM Andrew Martin presents potentially deadly set-ups for White when the Morra Gambit is declined.
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      E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 37 - Morra Gambit Declined

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

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      E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 81 - The Lion
      Catalog Code: E-DVD0081FX

      It's not quite a Pirc or Modern Defense, it has the fighting and counter-punching of the King's Indian, and may also transpose into a very playable line of the Philidor.
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      E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 81 - The Lion

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

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