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      The New McCutcheon - Rustam Kasimdzhanov
      Opening
      Catalog Code: WIN0438CB

      Playing the McCutcheon Variation of the French Defence (3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Bg5 Bb4) immediately sharpens up the game, but quite frequently what soon arises is a positional struggle. Until recently the whole opening system was considered to be double-edged, if not downright notorious – White only had to have good knowledge about the main line. But nowadays the McCutcheon has been developing in an entirely new direction. Rustam Kasimdzhanov now calls 5.e5 h6 6.Bd2 the old main variation – since, as he demonstrates, Black can remarkably easily obtain a pleasant game.
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      The New McCutcheon - Rustam Kasimdzhanov

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      CHESSBASE 13 - UPGRADE Edition
      Catalog Code: WIN0017CB

      ChessBase 13 is even better now – a lot of functions are easier to use but most important: there are fantastic new possibilities to help you analyse and search for relevant games.
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      CHESSBASE 13 - UPGRADE Edition

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      Deep Fritz 14 Chess Playing Software Program
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      Catalog Code: WIN0001CB-PRE

      Single-processor engines are a thing of the past – that's why the new Fritz comes as a powerful multi-processor version right from the word go. Deep Fritz 14 features a 64-bit engine, and, like its predecessor, can support up to eight processor cores simultaneously. That's where the similarities end, however, as the engine itself has been completely redesigned and packs almost 100 Elo points more than the previous version, putting Deep Fritz 14 amongst the strongest chess programs in the world.

      Optimized for Windows 8.1: With its novel 64-bit program interface, Deep Fritz 14 runs faster and flows better on the latest versions of Windows. Naturally, the new version retains all of the well-known playing, training and analysis functions that made Fritz the most popular chess program in the world.
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      Deep Fritz 14 Chess Playing Software Program

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      Chess Openings - What You Need To Know
      Catalog Code: WIN0005AK

      For club and intermediate players. Presents the current state of chess openings theory in each major chess opening and the main ideas and plans to follow in each of them.
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      Chess Openings - What You Need To Know

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      The Dutch Stonewall - Valeri Lilov
      Catalog Code: WIN0329CB

      FM Valeri Lilov, co-founder of Tiger Lilov’s Chess School and TigerLilov.com, is a top-notch professional chess coach popular with all of the major online communities promoting the game of chess. His balanced style of play and constant striving for improvement have both shaped his deep knowledge and understanding of chess theory, which he is about to demonstrate to you in his latest high quality DVD for ChessBase.
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      The Dutch Stonewall - Valeri Lilov

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      The Triangle Setup - Michal Krasenkow
      A Complete Defense Against 1. d4
      Catalog Code: WIN0440CB

      The Semi-Slav defense (1.d4 d5 followed by ...e7-e6 and ...c7-c6) is one of the most popular opening set-ups for Black. Black can follow two entirely different concepts. One includes an early ...Ng8-f6 and leads to a number of popular and deeply analysed systems: the Meran, the Anti-Meran, the Botvinnik, the Moscow, the Anti- Moscow, the Westphalian, etc. The other, in which Black refrains from ...Ng8-f6 at an early stage, is presented by GM Michal Krasenkow on this DVD. Black keeps a choice between two double-edged interesting systems: the Noteboom variation (1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 c6 4.Nf3 dxc4) and the Stonewall (...f7-f5) if White plays an early e2-e3. Of course Black’s decision to refrain from an early ...Ng8-f6 gives White other options, the most important being the Slav gambit (1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 c6 4.e4 etc.). Therefore Black’s set-up may lead to a whole range of different and interesting positions, which help the black player to broaden his strategic and tactical understanding. This makes the Noteboom/Stonewall opening repertoire a particularly good choice for young, aspiring players.
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      The Triangle Setup - Michal Krasenkow

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      DOWNLOAD - Chess: From Beginner To Club Player
      Catalog Code: E-WIN0116CV

      This teaching program is an excellent guide to learning the fundamentals of chess.
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      DOWNLOAD - Chess: From Beginner To Club Player

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      Houdini 4 Chess Playing Software Program - STANDARD EDITION
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      Catalog Code: WIN0364CB-PRE

      Houdini 4 is supplied with the latest Deep Fritz 14 chess interface and thus puts at your disposal all the training and analysis functions of the world's premium chess program.
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      Houdini 4 Chess Playing Software Program - STANDARD EDITION

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      CHESS ENDGAMES - Basic Knowledge for Beginners - Karsten Muller - VOLUME 1
      Catalog Code: WIN0051CB

      Basic Knowledge for Beginners - Fritz Trainer on DVD Endgame theory constitutes the foundation of chess. You realize this in striking clarity once you obtain a won endgame but in the end have to be content with a draw because of a lack of necessary know-how.
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      CHESS ENDGAMES - Basic Knowledge for Beginners - Karsten Muller - VOLUME 1

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      DOWNLOAD - Modern Chess Opening - Semi-Open Games (1.e4) - VOLUME 2
      Catalog Code: E-WIN0106CV

      Modern Chess Opening, vol. 2, Semi-Open Games (1.e4) course is aimed at teaching a student much of the opening and middlegame methods and intricacies through a theoretical section which includes 426 games/lectures.
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      DOWNLOAD - Modern Chess Opening - Semi-Open Games (1.e4) - VOLUME 2

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      Budapest Gambit - Andrew Martin
      Catalog Code: WIN0224CB

      Study of the Budapest Gambit will place an extremely dangerous weapon into the hands of the club player.
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      Budapest Gambit - Andrew Martin

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      Test Evaluate
      Catalog Code: WIN0074CB

      Test, Evaluate, and Improve Your Chess: A Knowledge-based Approach, represents the sum of Dr. Kopec’s overall efforts to help chessplayers understand and acquire the knowledge necessary to achieve chess mastery.
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      Test Evaluate

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      DOWNLOAD - Chess King 2 with Houdini 2 and GigaKing Database
      Catalog Code: E-WIN0017AK

      Chess King 2 with Houdini 2 is the new June 2013 version of the top selling Chess King chess software that was introduced at the end of 2011.
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      Sicilian Rossolimo for White - Victor Bologan
      Catalog Code: WIN0279CB

      The Rossolimo Variation 3.Bb5 is considered to be one of the strongest replies to 2…Nc6 in the Sicilian Defence.
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      Sicilian Rossolimo for White - Victor Bologan

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      ABC of the Benko Gambit - Andrew Martin - 2nd Edition
      Catalog Code: WIN0097CB

      Martin describes the main themes and ideas of the Gambit and gives sound guide lines, so that any one who wants to play for the initiative with Black and play the Benko Gambit, will be very well equipped.
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      ABC of the Benko Gambit - Andrew Martin - 2nd Edition

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      DOWNLOAD - MAC - Shredder 12
      Catalog Code: E-MAC0002SH

      Shredder 12 for Mac combine extremely powerful chess play with easy handling. The level of play of the program can be adjusted to any chess playing strength, so that everyone can find an adequate chess partner.
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      DOWNLOAD - MAC - Shredder 12

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      TRICKS AND TRAPS - In the Flank Openings - Nigel Davies - VOLUME 3
      Catalog Code: WIN0313CB

      On this DVD Davies presents thematic tricks and traps that can arise in Flank Openings such as the English Opening, Reti System, Larsen’s Opening (1.b3) and Bird's Opening (1.f4), breaking them down into different categories.
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      TRICKS AND TRAPS - In the Flank Openings - Nigel Davies - VOLUME 3

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      ABC of the Alekhine - Andrew Martin - 2nd Edition
      Catalog Code: WIN0113CB

      Alekhine‘s Defence is an excellent opening to play if one wants to go for the win.
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      ABC of the Alekhine - Andrew Martin - 2nd Edition

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      UCI - Shredder 12 Chess Playing Software
      Catalog Code: WIN0002SH

      Shredder 12 for Windows combine extremely powerful chess play with easy handling. The level of play of the program can be adjusted to any chess playing strength, so that everyone can find an adequate chess partner.
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      UCI - Shredder 12 Chess Playing Software

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      WINNING WITH THE RUY LOPEZ - Victor Bologan - VOLUME 1
      Berlin Wall and others
      Catalog Code: WIN0344CB


      Really, among the open games the only opening with which White can really fight for an advantage in the long term is the Ruy Lopez. But in order to make this serious effort, he has buckle down and learn a whole series of sub-variations. That is what the professionals do, including of course Viktor Bologan, who now reveals the secrets of his own grandmaster repertoire. In the first part the top Moldovan player deals with systems in which Black avoids the main continuation 3...a6 on his third move. These include exotic lines such as 3...Nd4, 3...Nge7, 3...g6 and 3...Bc5, which should however not be under-estimated. In 3...f5 (the Schliemann Defence) he examines a system which has even found its way into the repertoire of many a top player. But the most important variation starts with 3...Nf6 and in its main move order leads to the Berlin Wall. Nowadays, anyone who plays the Ruy Lopez must know above all what he is going to play against this modern defence. Video running time: 4 hrs 42 min. System requirements: Pentium-Processor at 300 Mhz or higher, 64 MB RAM, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, DVD drive, mouse, soundcard

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      WINNING WITH THE RUY LOPEZ - Victor Bologan - VOLUME 1

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      Colle System - Nigel Davies
      Catalog Code: WIN0134CB

      The Colle also has many practical advantages in that it doesn’t require much theoretical knowledge and can throw people on their own resources.
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      Colle System - Nigel Davies

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      1. e4 - How to Tame the Alekhine, Scandinavian and Pirc - Viktor Bologan
      Catalog Code: WIN0381CB

      While almost everybody is spending 95% of his opening preparation time on major lines, there are some tricky players including strong GMs (I am not an exception) who prepare for their opponents some side lines, which contain many an underwater reef. I decided to collect those secondary openings in one single DVD. From now on openings such as the Pirc, the Scandinavian and the Alekhine Defences will not appear to you in your nightmares any more. The 1.e4 player should be actually thank Black for choosing these openings, since he is providing White with a better centre, a stable advantage and generally speaking pleasant play. The only thing White needs to do is to spend some time studying the lines. I will not bother you with encyclopaedic approach. There is a more practical way.
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      1. e4 - How to Tame the Alekhine, Scandinavian and Pirc - Viktor Bologan

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      The Slav Defense - Andrew Martin
      Catalog Code: WIN0196CB

      After three introductory texts grandmaster Dorian Rogozenko follows up with no less than 86 database texts, which introduce the respective variations. The author scrutinized 154 games especially for this CD.
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      The Slav Defense - Andrew Martin

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      DOWNLOAD - Chess Tactics in Open Games
      Catalog Code: E-WIN0128CV

      The course will be useful for the chess players who practice Open Games on either white or black sides.
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      DOWNLOAD - Chess Tactics in Open Games

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      Winning Structures - Adrian Mikhalchishin
      Catalog Code: WIN0251CB

      Great players always had and still have more than just broad theoretical knowledge. Every of them has some favorite methods, which simply help to score more points. The greatest even have favorite pawn structures!
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      Winning Structures - Adrian Mikhalchishin

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      ABC of the Modern Slav - Andrew Martin - 2nd Edition
      Catalog Code: WIN0086CB

      In this modern update Andrew Martin considers nine, new, interesting and important games, most involving strong grandmasters, which demonstrate that this is one of Black’s best defences to 1.d4.
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      ABC of the Modern Slav - Andrew Martin - 2nd Edition

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      Chess King 4 Pro with Houdini 4 Pro and GigaKing Database
      Catalog Code: WIN0020AK

      Chess King 4 Pro with Houdini 4 Pro is the new December 2013 version of the top selling Chess King chess database software. .
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      Chess King 4 Pro with Houdini 4 Pro and GigaKing Database

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      POWER PLAY - A Repertoire for Black Against the Anti-Sicilians - Daniel King
      Catalog Code: WIN0418CB

      Accept the Morra Gambit with confidence. Tame the Grand Prix Attack. Put fear into the heart of every tedious 2 c3 player. You can make 1...c5 a dangerous weapon whether it’s an open or closed Sicilian.
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      POWER PLAY - A Repertoire for Black Against the Anti-Sicilians - Daniel King

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      STRATEGY UNIVERSITY - Prevention and Preparation - Adrian Mikhalchishin - VOLUME 2
      Catalog Code: WIN0296CB

      This difficult, but extremely important subject is explained on the DVD with the help of many examples, including classics but also modern games.
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      STRATEGY UNIVERSITY - Prevention and Preparation - Adrian Mikhalchishin - VOLUME 2

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      Chess Training Package for Intermediate Players
      Catalog Code: WIN0104CV

      Chess Training Package for intermediate players consists of five magnificent educational programs that cover all the aspects of chess: Opening, Tactics, Strategy and Ending.
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      Chess Training Package for Intermediate Players

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      MASTER CLASS - Mihail Tal - VOL. 2
      Catalog Code: WIN0415CB

      No World Champion has enchanted the chess world as much as Mihail Tal did. His reign as World Champion was short but in his time Tal’s star burned with unknown intensity. With his combinations and his intuitive sacrifices the young Tal ran over his opponents, and thrilled the chess world with his risky uncompromising attacking play, which inspired many players to emulate him.
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      MASTER CLASS - Mihail Tal - VOL. 2

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      First Steps in Opening Play - Andrew Martin
      Catalog Code: WIN0328CB

      First Steps in Positional Play attempts to equip the viewer with all the information he or she needs to begin to tackle this aspect of chess.
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      First Steps in Opening Play - Andrew Martin

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      ABC of the Czech Benoni - Andrew Martin
      Catalog Code: WIN0123CB

      The Czech Benoni has never quite made it to the top of the charts as a reply to 1 d4.
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      ABC of the Czech Benoni - Andrew Martin

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      Big Database 2015
      Catalog Code: WIN0018CB

      The Big Database 2015 contains more than 6.1 millions games from 1560 to 2014 in the highest ChessBase quality standard with ChessBase opening classification with more than 100,000 key positions, direct access to players, tournaments, middlegame themes, endgames. The most recent games of the database are from the Middle of November 2014.
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      Big Database 2015

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      The Chebanenko - Still Improved - Victor Bologan
      Catalog Code: WIN0359CB

      After 4 years since my book on the Chebanenko Slav we can definitely say this opening is even more popular and everybody links the name of Chebanenko to the line with 4... a6 in the Slav.
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      The Chebanenko - Still Improved - Victor Bologan

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      English 1. c4 e5
      Catalog Code: WIN0150CB

      With the move 1.c4, you can avoid some of the openings and lines to be feared after 1.d4. Following 1.c4 e5 – this move order is also called reversed Sicilian.
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      English 1. c4 e5

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