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    Chess Assistant 16
    Catalog Code: WIN0069CV

    Chess Assistant 16 is a unique tool for managing chess games and databases, playing chess through the Internet, analyzing games, or playing chess against the computer. Chess Assistant 16 includes grandmaster level playing programs, Chess Opening Encyclopedia mode, a powerful search system, the unique Tree mode, databases of about 6.45 million games in total (Nov. 1, 2015) that can be automaticaly updated 3000 new games every week for free, access to 7-piece Lomonosov Tablebases at tb7.chessok.com until 31.12.2016 and more!
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    Anti-Moscow Gambit for Experts - Rustam Kasimdzhanov
    Catalog Code: WIN0095CB

    After the moves 1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.Nc3 e6 5.Bg5 h6 6.Bh4 dxc4 7.e4 g5 8.Bg3 b5 (D43) the Anti-Moscow Gambit arises on the board which currently is one of the most hotly contested openings in grandmaster practice.
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    Anti-Moscow Gambit for Experts - Rustam Kasimdzhanov

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    DOWNLOAD - Total Chess Training - VOLUME II
    Catalog Code: E-WIN0033CV

    This is Total Chess second compilation of popular training programs for studying all the chess game phases: opening, middlegame and endgame.
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    DOWNLOAD - Total Chess Training - VOLUME II

    $74.95
    CLEARANCE - Pocket CT-ART
    Catalog Code: WIN0056CV

    Pocket CT-ART is the first training program on chess tactics for Pocket PC. Now on your Pocket PC you can solve chess combinations and improve your chess skills. The material was chosen for a wide variety of player strengths from beginner to advanced players.
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    CLEARANCE - Pocket CT-ART

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    Queen's Gambit Declined - A Complete Repertoire for Black Based upon the Lasker Variation - IM Sam Collins
    Catalog Code: WIN0479CB

    The Queen’s Gambit Declined (“QGD”) has arguably been the most important opening in World Championship matches and elite tournaments for over a century. On this DVD, Sam Collins presents a repertoire for Black based on the rock-solid Lasker variation, reinvigorated with new ideas by former World Champion Vishy Anand and forming the cornerstone of many strong GM repertoires today.
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    Queen's Gambit Declined - A Complete Repertoire for Black Based upon the Lasker Variation - IM Sam Collins

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    The Ruy Lopez Breyer Variation - Pavel Eljanov
    Catalog Code: WIN0468CB

    The Spanish Opening is often called the ''Queen of Openings''. If you master this opening, you understand a lot about chess. One of the most popular systems in the Spanish Opening is the Breyer variation, in which Black retreats his already developed knight from c6 to b8 to relocate it via d7 to better square. On this DVD, Pavel Eljanov, one of the greatest experts of the Breyer variation, shows all important variations of this system. In 14 video lectures he gives an overview of the current state of theory.
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    The Ruy Lopez Breyer Variation - Pavel Eljanov

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    CLEARANCE - Modern Chess Opening - Semi-Closed Games (1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6) - VOLUME 4
    Catalog Code: WIN0108CV

    Modern Chess Opening, vol. 4, Semi-Closed Games course is aimed at teaching a student much of the opening and middlegame methods and intricacies through a theoretical section which includes 266 games/lectures.
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    CLEARANCE - Modern Chess Opening - Semi-Closed Games (1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6) - VOLUME 4

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    Fritz 15 + CHESSBASE 13 Bundle
    Catalog Code: FRITZCBCOMBO

    Includes both Fritz 15 and ChessBase 13! The world's most popular chess playing program is now even better! Fritz 15, published November 15 2015, offers a super-strong chess playing opponent with functions and features needed by chess players of all skill levels. Fritz will automatically adjust its playing strength if you choose, offers handicap and coaching functions, explanation of chess positions, display colored danger warnings, provide openings statistics, automatic game analysis, and training modules for chess openings, tactics and chess endgames - plus a large database of chess games. 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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    Fritz 15 + CHESSBASE 13 Bundle

    Regular Price: $319.95

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    SHOPWORN - Chessbase Complete
    Chess in the Digital Age
    Catalog Code: SWB0075RE

    There’s a general recognition among chess players at all levels that the ChessBase software application is critical for serious chess improvement, but many chess players are intimidated by the software. Now, for the first time, former U.S. correspondence champion Jon Edwards has created real-life scenarios that focus upon why the software is so important for chess players of every class, along with clear explanations of how to use ChessBase.
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    SHOPWORN - Chessbase Complete

    Regular Price: $34.95

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    Basic Principles of Strategy 1
    Catalog Code: WIN0062CB

    A comprehensive introduction to the secrets of chess strategy by Bartashnikov. With 68 extensively annotated games this volume shows how to successfully treat the opening and middle game.
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    Basic Principles of Strategy 1

    Regular Price: $33.95

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    Paramount Chess Database
    Catalog Code: WIN0002SHV

    Paramount is a unique historical collection of annotated chess games which will serve as a premium quality database for daily use by competitive players. While it is not intended to match the massive amount of material offered by similar databases on the market, it is the jewel that will differentiate your preparation from a great many others.
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    Paramount Chess Database

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    Trends in Modern Openings 2015 - Rustam Kasimdzhanov
    Catalog Code: WIN0460CB

    Modern tournament practice has virtually surpassed the so-called ''opening theory''. Thanks to a wealth of tournament games some openings and lines develop so rapidly that even the ambitious amateur has difficulties to keep his own repertoire updated. On this DVD Kasimdzhanov presents highly topical openings and shows their current state of theory. From the perspective of a top player he explains why certain openings are played while others more or less vanished from tournament practice. This DVD helps you to remain up-to-date in a number of important and popular openings and provides you with many ideas for your own repertoire.
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    Trends in Modern Openings 2015 - Rustam Kasimdzhanov

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    The Semi-Slav - A Grandmaster's Guide for the Tournament Player - Peter Heine Nielsen
    Catalog Code: WIN0492CB

    The Semi-Slav (1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.Nc3 c6) can arise via various moveorders, has decided World Championships, and is one of Black’s most fascinating replies to 1 d4. The complexity and the many possibilities of the variation have intrigued World Champions and generations of strong players, but amateurs often find the lines too complex to handle.
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    The Semi-Slav - A Grandmaster's Guide for the Tournament Player - Peter Heine Nielsen

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    Komodo 10 + CHESSBASE MEGA 13 Bundle
    Catalog Code: KOMODOCBMEGACOMBO

    Includes both Komodo 10 and ChessBase 13 Mega! Thanks to a host of extensive improvements and fine tweaking, the latest version of Komodo has again gained over 60 Elo points on its predecessor. The changes cover several areas: the evaluation function has been significantly sharpened, particularly with respect to king safety and endgame positions, and the search algorithm has been improved and optimized to run on multiple processors. Komodo 10 is also better at managing its time, and just generally calculates faster. 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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    Komodo 10 + CHESSBASE MEGA 13 Bundle

    Regular Price: $461.33

    Special Price $379.95

    DOWNLOAD - Chess: Easy Ways of Taking Pawn And Pieces
    Catalog Code: E-WIN0098CV

    The course is intended for players who are already acquainted with the rules of the game.
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    DOWNLOAD - Chess: Easy Ways of Taking Pawn And Pieces

    $15.95
    CLEARANCE - Pocket Encyclopedia of Middlegame
    Catalog Code: WIN0054CV

    Pocket Encyclopedia of Middlegame is a new learning software for the Pocket PC dedicated to the opening and the middlegame.
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    CLEARANCE - Pocket Encyclopedia of Middlegame

    Regular Price: $21.95

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    The Classical Sicilian - Mihail Marin
    Catalog Code: WIN0467CB

    The Sicilian family is big but the Sicilian that puts most pressure on White’s centre is the Classical Variation – Black quickly develops both knights to their most active squares. This DVD offers Black a complete repertoire against all weapons White may employ on move six. The recommended repertoire is not as risky as other Sicilians but still offers Black plenty of counter-play. It is an ideal system for players who want to enter the wonderful world of the Sicilian.
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    The Classical Sicilian - Mihail Marin

    Regular Price: $39.95

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    Tactic Toolbox Grunfeld - Michal Krasenkow
    Catalog Code: WIN0434CB

    If you want to know an opening, you should understand its typical positional ideas and plans. It is also good to remember variations. But this is not enough. You should also know the typical tactical motifs or your opening. This trio of strategy, variations, and tactics forms a conscious and subconscious image in the mind and helps you to find the right moves. The Grünfeld Defense is an active opening, which often leads to sharp, double-edged play, and tense tactical fights. Therefore the tactical part of the Grünfeld-image is extremely important and should be steadily developed. The most effective, timeproven way to develop tactical abilities, imagination, and the ability to calculate variations, is practice. Poets say, “No day without a line”, aspiring chessplayers should say “No day without tactical exercise”.
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    Tactic Toolbox Grunfeld - Michal Krasenkow

    Regular Price: $39.95

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    Learn from the Classics - Sagar Shah
    Catalog Code: WIN0474CB

    Wise and successful players of the game have always told us to study the classics – games by the great masters of the past. But in this age of cutting-edge opening theory, preparation and engines, is studying the classics really that helpful? Absolutely! On this DVD, IM Shah shows you classical games of great legends such as Petrosian, Botvinnik, Fischer, Korchnoi and Kasparov, looking at typical patterns and ideas from the middlegame. The author then goes on to explain how you can use these ideas in your own battles – by showing you examples of applied classical knowledge from his own games!
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    Learn from the Classics - Sagar Shah

    Regular Price: $39.95

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    Sicilian Dragon 1
    Catalog Code: WIN0151CB

    When playing as White, if you do not want to enter sharp opening systems, you would do better to fight against the Dragon by castling short. These specific variations are the theme of Rogozenko‘s CD Dragon 1.
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    Sicilian Dragon 1

    Regular Price: $27.95

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    Guide to the Tkachiev Ruy Lopez - Alexei Shirov
    Catalog Code: WIN0286CB

    The variation against the Ruy Lopez presented in meticulous detail by Alexei Shirov.
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    Guide to the Tkachiev Ruy Lopez - Alexei Shirov

    Regular Price: $43.95

    Special Price $39.95

    CLEARANCE - Pocket Chess Combinations
    Catalog Code: WIN0059CV

    Pocket Chess Combinations is the training program on chess combinations for Pocket PC. The material is developed by the prominent chess coach Sergey Ivashchenko and aimed at intermediate players.
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    CLEARANCE - Pocket Chess Combinations

    Regular Price: $21.95

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    POWER PLAY - A Repertoire for Black with the French Defense - Daniel King - VOLUME 22
    Catalog Code: WIN0462CB

    The French Defence is one of the most reliable openings against 1 e4. The solid central pawn chain protects Black’s king and provides the basis for counter-attacks on both wings. On this DVD Grandmaster Daniel King offers you a repertoire for Black with the French. Based around ten stem games, all White’s major lines against the French are covered. The French Defence is one of the most flexible of openings. This DVD explores different systems so that you can always keep your opponent guessing as to your choice.
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    POWER PLAY - A Repertoire for Black with the French Defense - Daniel King - VOLUME 22

    Regular Price: $39.95

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    A Gambit Guide through the Open Game - Erwin L'Ami - Volume 2
    Catalog Code: WIN0488CB

    In Volume 2 of his Gambit Guide Dutch Grandmaster Erwin l’Ami brings back the romantic days of chess when pawns were routinely sacrificed in huge numbers! It features such enterprising gambits such as the Marshall Gambit, the Scotch Gambit, the Jänisch Gambit, and the Evans Gambit.
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    A Gambit Guide through the Open Game - Erwin L'Ami - Volume 2

    Regular Price: $39.95

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    Komodo 10 + CHESSBASE 13 Bundle
    Catalog Code: KOMODOCBCOMBO

    Includes both Komodo 10 and ChessBase 13! Thanks to a host of extensive improvements and fine tweaking, the latest version of Komodo has again gained over 60 Elo points on its predecessor. The changes cover several areas: the evaluation function has been significantly sharpened, particularly with respect to king safety and endgame positions, and the search algorithm has been improved and optimized to run on multiple processors. Komodo 10 is also better at managing its time, and just generally calculates faster. 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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    Komodo 10 + CHESSBASE 13 Bundle

    Regular Price: $329.95

    Special Price $259.95

    Typical Mistakes by 1800-2000 Players - Nicholas Pert
    Catalog Code: WIN0477CB

    GM Nicholas Pert about his DVD: “After the success of my previous DVD Typical mistakes by 1600-1900 players I decided to produce a follow up DVD aimed at players of a slightly higher level. The examples all come from games played by players with a rating between 1800 and 2100. This DVD offers slightly more complex material than the previous DVD, and will hopefully provide an insight into what I believe are the main errors which stop players of this level to be more successful."
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    Typical Mistakes by 1800-2000 Players - Nicholas Pert

    Regular Price: $39.95

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    Queen's Gambit Accepted - Valeri Lilov
    Catalog Code: WIN0264CB

    In this DVD, Lilov will teach you a plan for Black with a6, b5, Bb7, Nbd7 and c5, which is one of the best ways to meet Whites Queens Gambit.
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    Queen's Gambit Accepted - Valeri Lilov

    Regular Price: $36.95

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    Nimzowitsch Defence - 1. e4 Nc6 - Andrew Martin
    Catalog Code: WIN0485CB

    Nimzo’s other defence, 1 e4 Nc6!?, is a fascinating opening which can lead to diverse types of positions. Black is not committed to anything; in fact he may encounter different pawn structures and varied development plans out of the variations that arise. On this all-new ChessBase DVD, FIDE Senior Trainer Andrew Martin maps out an aggressive repertoire for Black, which is ideal for the club player.
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    Nimzowitsch Defence - 1. e4 Nc6 - Andrew Martin

    Regular Price: $39.95

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    DOWNLOAD - Encyclopedia of Middlegame - VOLUME III
    Catalog Code: E-WIN0043CV

    The Encyclopedia of Middlegame III was composed by GM Alexander Kalinin. It is aimed at teaching a student much of the middlegame methods and intricacies through a theoretical section which includes over 520 games/lectures.
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    DOWNLOAD - Encyclopedia of Middlegame - VOLUME III

    $24.95
    WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP - Nigel Short's Greatest Hits - Nigel Short - VOLUME 1
    Catalog Code: WIN0272CB

    In this DVD Short takes us on an electrifying journey through a very rich chess career, which saw him beat no less than twelve world champions.
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    WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP - Nigel Short's Greatest Hits - Nigel Short - VOLUME 1

    Regular Price: $43.95

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    CLEARANCE - Pocket Chess Tactics for Beginners
    Catalog Code: WIN0058CV

    The author, well-known coach Ivaschenko, has been working at this chess material for over 20 years and many experts consider his handbook to be the best for beginners.
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    CLEARANCE - Pocket Chess Tactics for Beginners

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    The Bishop's Opening & the Italian Game - Sergei Tiviakov
    Catalog Code: WIN0472CB

    Several years ago ChessBase released a DVD focusing on attacking in the Italian Game and Ruy Lopez – it was met with a great deal of positive feedback. Based on the overwhelming number of reader requests, we decided to get to work on another DVD on the subject, concentrating not only on the attacking ideas, but also providing a complete repertoire for White players in both the Bishop’s Opening & the Italian Game - avoiding the very unpleasant Petroff.
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    The Bishop's Opening & the Italian Game - Sergei Tiviakov

    Regular Price: $39.95

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    Fritz 15 + Powerbook 2016 + Endgame Turbo 4 Chess Software Bundle
    Catalog Code: FRITZCOMPLETECOMBO

    Includes Fritz 15, Fritz Powerbook 2016, and Endgame Turbo 4! The world's most popular chess playing program is now even better! Fritz 15, published November 15 2015, offers a super-strong chess playing opponent with functions and features needed by chess players of all skill levels. Fritz will automatically adjust its playing strength if you choose, offers handicap and coaching functions, explanation of chess positions, display colored danger warnings, provide openings statistics, automatic game analysis, and training modules for chess openings, tactics and chess endgames - plus a large database of chess games.
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    Fritz 15 + Powerbook 2016 + Endgame Turbo 4 Chess Software Bundle

    Regular Price: $245.95

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    The English Opening - Simon WIlliams - VOL. 1
    Catalog Code: WIN0463CB

    This English Opening was my first love and this was the opening that I used to progress from the rank amateur player to 2400+ International Master. I will now share my secrets of this opening with you, in the hope that the English Opening can help you improve in a similar way. My main teaching method behind this set of two DVDs is to teach you some simple yet effective set ups, without the need to rely on memorising numerous complicated variations. I have explained what you are trying to achieve with each move and set up, then you will know what plans to put into motion in the middlegame and endgame.
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    The English Opening - Simon WIlliams - VOL. 1

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    CLEARANCE - How to Win Miniatures at Chess
    Catalog Code: WIN0095CV

    The best way to improve your chess game is to train yourself on your computer in solving problems from practical games.
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    CLEARANCE - How to Win Miniatures at Chess

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    Original and Aggressive - 1.. b6 for Practical Players - Nigel Davies
    Catalog Code: WIN0461CB

    The Owens Defence, with 1...b6, is part of a nexus of systems that are both complex and little explored, offering practical players the opportunity to get out of the book early on and pose new and difficult problems. Transpositions into other openings and structures are common, making it an ideal weapon for playing to win as Black against booked up opposition. On this DVD Nigel Davies shows how ...b6 lines can be used to enhance an existing French Defence repertoire (for example with 1.d4 e6 2.c4 b6!?) and provide answers to 1.Nf3 and 1.c4. He also shows how 1...b6 can be used as a defence against 1.e4, for players who want to play for a win and do not mind taking risks.
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    Original and Aggressive - 1.. b6 for Practical Players - Nigel Davies

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