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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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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 41 - New Lines & Novelties in the Scotch and f4 Sicilian
    Catalog Code: DVD0041RM

    On this DVD, Roman brings to you his own orginal unpublished new additions to the Scotch and f4 Sicilian. These updates will help you get an edge on counter-improvements made by black. This is a great companion to Roman's earlier DVDs Vol. 22 on the Scotch and Vol. 23 on the f4 Scillian
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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 41 - New Lines & Novelties in the Scotch and f4 Sicilian

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    Winning with the Grand Prix Attack Bb5 System - EMPIRE CHESS
    Catalog Code: DVD0018EP

    The Grand Prix Attack Bb5 System is both an agressive and positional chess opening. White prepares an attack on the kingside with an early f4, while maintaining the threat of doubling black’s pawns with Bxc6 – applying similar positional concepts as found in the Nimzo-Indian Defense.
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    Winning with the Grand Prix Attack Bb5 System - EMPIRE CHESS

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    Foxy Openings - Volume 162 - Winning with the Dynamic Caro-Kann
    Catalog Code: DVD0162FX

    On this all-new Foxy DVD, Andrew Martin focuses on the Bronstein-Larsen system in the Caro-Kann and provides a perfect introduction to this sharp variation. After 1 e4 c6 2 d4 d5 3 Nc3 (or 3 Nd2) dxe4 4 Nxe4 Nf6 5 Nxf6+gxf6! the position becomes unbalenced and the player with a better knowledge of the main themes and ideas will surely win through. This is an excellent way to play for the win with Black.
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    Foxy Openings - Volume 162 - Winning with the Dynamic Caro-Kann

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    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 47 - Sidestep
    Catalog Code: DVD0047FX

    As played by Nigel Short against Garry Kasparov - 1.d4 d6 2.Nf3 Bg4 is a relatively new system with some high-class adherents. Completely sound, it leads to dynamic and unbalanced middlegames. The defense has the considerable merit of sidestepping standard theory, and is a favorite of Anand and Speelman. GM James Plaskett analyses Black's best plans against all possible White set-ups.
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    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 47 - Sidestep

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

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

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

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    The English Four Knights (2 DVDS) - Chess Lecture - Volume 73
    Catalog Code: DVD0073CL

    David is a renowned expert and author on the English opening. The English is a popular choice among beginners and club players. This series takes it to the next levelRecommended for Intermediate – Advanced Players
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    The English Four Knights (2 DVDS) - Chess Lecture - Volume 73

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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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    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 155 - Winning with the Queen's Gambit - Disk 1
    A Complete Repertoire For White
    Catalog Code: DVD0155FX

    The Queen’s Gambit Accepted is a fundamental defence to 1 d4 and has been used by many World Champions, Petrosian, Anand and Kasparov, to name but a few.On this all-new Foxy Openings Repertoire DVD , Andrew Martin introduces the viewer to the QGA and at the same time provides repertoire suggestions to the other main line white possibilities after 1 d4 d5. Volume #1 features the Exchange Variation, Albin, Chigorin ,Tarrasch Defence, Schara-von Hennig Gambit
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    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 155 - Winning with the Queen's Gambit - Disk 1

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    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 156 - Winning with the Queen's Gambit - Disk 2
    A Complete Repertoire For White
    Catalog Code: DVD0156FX

    The Queen’s Gambit Accepted is a fundamental defence to 1 d4 and has been used by many World Champions, Petrosian, Anand and Kasparov, to name but a few.On this all-new Foxy Openings Repertoire DVD , Andrew Martin introduces the viewer to the QGA and at the same time provides repertoire suggestions to the other main line white possibilities after 1 d4 d5. Volume #2 features the Benko, Modern Benoni, Czech Benoni,Snake Benoni
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    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 156 - Winning with the Queen's Gambit - Disk 2

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    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 157 - Winning with the Queen's Gambit - Disk 3
    A Complete Repertoire For White
    Catalog Code: DVD0157FX

    The Queen’s Gambit Accepted is a fundamental defence to 1 d4 and has been used by many World Champions, Petrosian, Anand and Kasparov, to name but a few.On this all-new Foxy Openings Repertoire DVD , Andrew Martin introduces the viewer to the QGA and at the same time provides repertoire suggestions to the other main line white possibilities after 1 d4 d5. Volume #3 features the Kings Indian, Grunfeld, Nimzo Indian
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    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 157 - Winning with the Queen's Gambit - Disk 3

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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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    The Queen's Gambit and Friends - 2 DVDs - Chess Lecture - Volume 95
    By FM Dennis Monokroussos
    Catalog Code: DVD0095CL

    The Queen's Gambit is one of the oldest known chess openings. In early modern chess, queen pawn openings were not in fashion, and the Queen's Gambit did not become common until the 1873 tournament in Vienna. As the appreciation for positional play increased and was developed by both Steinitz and Tarrasch the Queen's Gambit grew more popular. The Queen's Gambit is still frequently played and it remains an important part of many grandmasters opening repertoires.
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    The Queen's Gambit and Friends - 2 DVDs - Chess Lecture - Volume 95

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

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

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

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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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    How Grandmasters Beat the King's Gambit - EMPIRE CHESS
    Catalog Code: DVD0045EP

    In this Empire Chess DVD, Grandmaster Victor Mikhalevski will review all of the main lines and sidelines in the King’s Gambit, and instruct viewers on how to defend and refute this dangerous chess gambit with the black pieces
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    How Grandmasters Beat the King's Gambit - EMPIRE CHESS

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    Crushing Black With the King's Gambit - EMPIRE CHESS
    Catalog Code: DVD0068EP

    GM Damian Lemos presents another excellent DVD for Empire Chess. Crushing Black with the King's Gambit is the most direct way to attempt to acquire the advantage versus 1...e5 players. GM Lemos promotes the virtues of the most attacking 3rd move namely 3.Bc4 and puts forward a strong argument that is the best 3rd move available in The King's Gambit Accepted.
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    Crushing Black With the King's Gambit - EMPIRE CHESS

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    WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 11 - Mastering The French - PART 1
    Catalog Code: DVD0011SP

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

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    WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 12 - Mastering The French - PART 2
    Catalog Code: DVD0012SP

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

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    WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 13 - Mastering The French - PART 3
    Catalog Code: DVD0013SP

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

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    Killer French Defense - VOLUME 1
    Catalog Code: DVD0019OT

    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.
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    Killer French Defense - VOLUME 1

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    Killer French Defense - VOLUME 2
    Catalog Code: DVD0020OT

    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.
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    Killer French Defense - VOLUME 2

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    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 24 - French 1
    Catalog Code: 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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    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 24 - French 1

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    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 25 - French 2
    Catalog Code: 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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    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 25 - French 2

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