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    Year of Publication
    2012 2014 2012 to 2014
    Author(s)
    1. Jon Edwards (1)
    Chess Notation Type
    1. FAN - Figurine (1)
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    1. General Chess Instruction (1)
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    1. GM Adrian Mikhalchishin (12)
    2. GM Alejandro Ramirez (4)
    3. GM Alexei Shirov (20)
    4. GM Daniel King (21)
    5. GM Dejan Bojkov (6)
    6. GM Garry Kasparov (5)
    7. GM Jacob Aagaard (5)
    8. GM Jan Gustafsson (2)
    9. GM Karsten Muller (17)
    10. GM Leonid Kritz (1)
    11. GM Loek Van Wely (2)
    12. GM Lubomir Ftacnik (6)
    13. GM Maurice Ashley (7)
    14. GM Michal Krasenkow (1)
    15. GM Mihail Marin (2)
    16. GM Mihail Marin (4)
    17. GM Nick Pert (1)
    18. GM Niclas Huschenbeth (1)
    19. GM Nigel Davies (27)
    20. GM Nigel Short (2)
    21. GM Parmimarjan Negi (1)
    22. GM Peter Nielsen (2)
    23. GM Peter Wells (1)
    24. GM Rustam Kasimdzhanov (13)
    25. GM Sergei Tiviakov (8)
    26. GM Simon Williams (2)
    27. GM Victor Bologan (17)
    28. GM Viktor Kortchnoi (2)
    29. GM Vishwanathan Anand (2)
    30. GM Vladimir Kramnik (1)
    31. GM Vlastimil Hort (1)
    32. IM Andrew Martin (37)
    33. IM Ari Ziegler (3)
    34. IM Lawrence Trent (1)
    35. IM Lawrence Trent (2)
    36. IM Lorin D'Costa (3)
    37. IM Robert Ris (3)
    38. IM Sam Collins (7)
    39. IM Tania Sachdev (1)
    40. IM Valeri Lilov (15)
    41. WFM Sabrina Chevannes (2)
    42. WGM Elisabeth Pahtz (1)
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      KOMODO CHESS 8 - Multiprocessor Version
      Brings Creativity Back To Chess!
      Catalog Code: WIN0428CB

      Komodo is a chess program that is different from the rest. Its search makes greater use of extensions than any other top engine, which allows Komodo to often see deeper than any other engine, even if it is displaying a slightly lower search depth. The evaluation differs from its main rivals because it represents a blend of both automated tuning and the judgment of a grandmaster and computer expert (Larry Kaufman). Fully automated evaluations are subject to rather large sample error, and applying some chess judgment appears to be beneficial, both in results and in the reasonableness of reported evaluations.
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      **PRE-ORDER** CHESSBASE 13 - UPGRADE Edition
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      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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      The Reti - A Flexible Attacking Opening - Alejandro Ramirez
      Catalog Code: WIN0391CB

      The Nimzo-Indian, the Gruenfeld and the King’s Indian Defence are three incredibly uncomfortable defences to meet. This hypermodern DVD gives new ideas on how to squash these setups with sound, positional play based on double fianchetto systems. This DVD focuses on the move 1.Nf3 and covers the necessary variations to meet Black’s most popular systems, including the ones listed above as well as the Slav and Catalan/Orthodox type setups. White steers away from mainstream theory while still being on the aggressive side and causing Black problems from the beginning.
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      The Reti - A Flexible Attacking Opening - Alejandro Ramirez

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      DEEP Hiarcs Chess Explorer
      Catalog Code: WIN0002HC

      HIARCS Chess Explorer is a superb new chess database, analysis and playing program for either PC Windows or Apple Macintosh computers. It offers a truly innovative and intuitive new graphical user interface together with the reigning World Chess Software Champion HIARCS 14 chess engine. This unique combination is refreshingly easy to use and includes many unique new features for managing chess databases, chess preparation, analysis and training for players of all abilities from beginner to Grandmaster.
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      DEEP Hiarcs Chess Explorer

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      Houdini 4 Chess Playing Software Program - PROFESSIONAL EDITION
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      Catalog Code: WIN0365CB-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 - PROFESSIONAL EDITION

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      The French Defense for the Tournament Player - Nicholas Pert
      Opening
      Catalog Code: WIN0402CB

      This French Defence DVD is a complete attacking opening repertoire for black after 1.e4 e6. GM Nick Pert has played the French defence his whole life and provides all his latest and most up to date analysis crammed into 1 DVD. Nick has spent thousands of hours studying the best French lines, and he explains the pick of the bunch for the cost of a DVD. It almost seems like daylight robbery! In addition to the usual video explanations of the French there are some interactive clips where the viewer is tested on a range of theoretical questions and tactics arising from French Defence games.

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      The French Defense for the Tournament Player - Nicholas Pert

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      Houdini 4 Extreme
      Catalog Code: WIN0133CV

      Houdini 4 Extreme is a revolutionary analysis, database and chess publishing tool, combined with the world’s strongest chess playing engine, Houdini 4. Houdini 4 xtreme offers advanced analysis functions, game commenting, searching, powerful chess trees, playing against the computer, databases, advanced publishing features and much more
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      Houdini 4 Extreme

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      **PRE-ORDER** CHESSBASE 13 - Starter Edition
      Catalog Code: WIN0015CB-PRE

      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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      The English Hedgehog Defence - Lubomir Ftacnik
      Catalog Code: WIN0390CB

      This DVD by Lubomir Ftacnik deals with the Hedgehog structure and its phenomenal potential for generating active counterplay with Black. The appeal of elastic piece development around a dynamic pawn structure has helped to spread this concept to many other openings. The author has consciously limited his survey to the English Hedgehog with an emphasis on the challenges Black faces following the centralisation of White’s queen after 1.c4 c5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.Nc3 e6 4.g3 b6 5.Bg2 Bb7 6.0-0 Be7 7.d4 cxd4 8.Qxd4. While Black will have to survive various challenges to his position, as the aggressor enjoys a slight advantage in development and has great freedom of movement for his pieces, once the defender manages to fend off direct aggression, his prospects are usually quite promising.
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      The English Hedgehog Defence - Lubomir Ftacnik

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      King's Gambit - Simon Williams - VOL. 1
      Catalog Code: WIN0419CB

      This DVD concentrates on the King’s Gambit accepted with 3 Bc4. Bronstein once said about this move, ‘You want to play the King’s Gambit? Well, Black can draw after 3. Nf3.
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      King's Gambit - Simon Williams - VOL. 1

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      King's Gambit - Simon Williams - VOL. 2
      Catalog Code: WIN0420CB

      Some of the most interesting lines in the King’s Gambit starting with 3 Nf3, especially concentrating ‘on the refutation of the King’s Gambit (Fisher)’ 3...g5. I have given the reader a full repertoire, that they can play with 3 Nf3, so all lines are covered. We also briefly look at the crazy 3 Be2 3 d4 and 3 Nc3.
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      King's Gambit - Simon Williams - VOL. 2

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      POWER PLAY - The Sicilian Najdorf - A Repertoire for Black - Daniel King - VOLUME 18
      Catalog Code: WIN0375CB

      The Najdorf Variation of the Sicilian Defence is the opening of champions. Kasparov, Anand and Bobby Fischer all made this uncompromising opening a central part of their repertoire – with success.
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      POWER PLAY - The Sicilian Najdorf - A Repertoire for Black - Daniel King - VOLUME 18

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      The Sicilian Tajmanov-Scheveningen - Alejandro Ramirez
      A Safe Path Through the Sicilian Jungle
      Catalog Code: WIN0425CB

      The Sicilian has been known for decades as the most reliable way for Black to obtain an unbalanced but good position. Among the most popular Sicilians at the top level the two that certainly stand out are the Najdorf and the Paulsen. Unlike the Najdorf, the Paulsen provides a safer and more positionally based way of fighting against 1.e4. Black is able to obtain adequate counterplay in all variations without going for a do-or-die type of attack.
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      The Sicilian Tajmanov-Scheveningen - Alejandro Ramirez

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      Tactics Toolbox Najdorf - Niclas Huschenbeth
      Catalog Code: WIN0421CB

      This DVD looks at the most important and most frequent tactical themes and sacrifices in the Sicilian Najdorf. Grandmaster Niclas Huschenbeth shows us the typical tactical ideas for both White and Black along with the criteria that need to be met for a particular sacrifice to work in this opening in several demonstrative games.
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      Tactics Toolbox Najdorf - Niclas Huschenbeth

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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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      CD - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings A
      Catalog Code: WIN-A-ECO

      Encyclopedia of Chess Openings chain is made up of innumerable chains - games. Each game has the precisely defined place in this chain, which depends on estimation of a new move in opening, while the complete value of the book depends on the correctness of these estimations.
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      CD - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings A

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      CD - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings B
      Catalog Code: WIN-B-ECO

      Probably the most wanted Chess Informant's publication, the fourth expanded edition of the Encyclopedia of Chess Openings, Volume B, brings additional 128 pages of the brand new material.
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      CD - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings B

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      CD - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings C
      Catalog Code: WIN-C-ECO

      The fifth thoroughly revised and updated edition of the Encyclopedia of Chess Openings, Volume C discusses Ruy Lopez, French, Petroff, King's Gambit, Two Knights', Philidor, Italian, and Scotch, etc.
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      CD - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings C

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      CD - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings D
      Catalog Code: WIN-D-ECO

      Encyclopedia of Chess Openings D includes 1. d4 d5 & 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 followed by 3... d5, Queen's Gambit (Slav, QG Accepted, Orthodox, Tarrasch, Tartakower, etc.), Gruenfeld, and Queen's Pawn, etc.
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      CD - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings E
      Catalog Code: WIN-E-ECO

      The fourth thoroughly revised and updated edition of the ECO, Volume E, brings additional 144 pages of the brand new material.
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      CD - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings E

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      Flank Attacks - Valeri Lilov
      Catalog Code: WIN0376CB

      The flank attack is one of those sneaky ways of surrounding your opponent's forces and getting to your target fast! So, do we really need to master flank attacks to use them or protect ourselves from them effectively? The answer is a resounding "Yes!"
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      Flank Attacks - Valeri Lilov

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      Fighting Against the Caro-Kann with the Advance Variation - Victor Bologan
      A Repertoire for White
      Catalog Code: WIN0424CB

      The Caro-Kann Defence is one of the most solid replies for Black after 1.e4. I’ve played it myself for many years with black, so I know how difficult is to gain an advantage with white. My choice of the Advance Variation for White is because of the complex strategical play in which White has a long-term space advantage. - Victor Bologan
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      Fighting Against the Caro-Kann with the Advance Variation - Victor Bologan

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      FRITZ TRAINER - Winning Against the Grunfeld - Mihail Marin
      Catalog Code: WIN0414CB

      The Grünfeld is a highly dynamic opening in which Black’s position often seems to hang together by a single thread; and yet, this apparently precarious equilibrium appears to be enough to make it entirely viable - up to the highest level.
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      FRITZ TRAINER - Winning Against the Grunfeld - Mihail Marin

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      The English Defense - Dejan Bojkov
      Catalog Code: WIN0377CB

      In the 1970s a group of strong English players (Miles, Speelman, Keene above all and later Short) developed a slightly unusual opening starting after the moves 1.d4 e6 2.c4 b6. Just like in the Grünfeld or the Alekhine Defences, Black concedes the centre. However, rather than provoking pawn advances by an early development of the knights, Black wants instead to develop his bishops (most frequently to the squares b7 and b4). This approach contradicts the orthodox rule of development (knights before bishops) but is not it better to get some pieces out instead of spending a lot of tempi with the knight in provocation?! The original character of the play as well as the good preparation by the aforementioned grandmasters led to the recognition of this setup as the English Defence.
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      The English Defense - Dejan Bojkov

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      Crushing Isolated Queen's Pawn Tactics - Robert Ris
      Catalog Code: WIN0422CB

      The onus is typically on the player with the Isolated Queen’s Pawn to find dynamic resources that compensate their structural weakness. The aim of this DVD is to offer the viewer tactical exercises that also illustrate the attacking prospects within IQP positions, and as the ensuing positions can arise from so many different openings, the content of the DVD emphasizes the importance of understanding this type of pawn structure.
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      Crushing Isolated Queen's Pawn Tactics - Robert Ris

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      The Wicked Veresov Attack - Andrew Martin
      A Tricky Opening with 1. d4
      Catalog Code: WIN0432CB

      Andrew Martin: The wicked Veresov Attack A tricky Opening with 1.d4 The Veresov ( 1 d4 Nf6 2 Nc3 d5 3 Bg5) is little-played and understood when we compare it to other queen’s pawn openings, like the Trompowsky, Torre Attack and London system. As such it can be a very dangerous weapon in the right hands. Very few club or amateur players will be properly prepared to play against it.
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      The Wicked Veresov Attack - Andrew Martin

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      The Modern Scotch Opening - Parimarjan Negi
      Catalog Code: WIN0429CB

      The Scotch has long been associated with exciting play, although people often doubt it’s positional base. But the opening has evolved from the swashbuckling games of the 19th century to become a sound, but aggressive, alternative to the evergreen Spanish. In his first Fritz-Trainer DVD, Parimarjan Negi looks at the latest revolution in Scotch theory that has completely changed white’s plans, and once again brought back the interest of the world’s elite. Negi presents not only the white strategies in detail but also outlines a dynamic way for Black to counter this latest trend.
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      The Modern Scotch Opening - Parimarjan Negi

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      Hiarcs Chess Explorer
      Catalog Code: WIN0001HC

      HIARCS Chess Explorer is a superb new chess database, analysis and playing program for either PC Windows or Apple Macintosh computers. It offers a truly innovative and intuitive new graphical user interface together with the reigning World Chess Software Champion HIARCS 14 chess engine. This unique combination is refreshingly easy to use and includes many unique new features for managing chess databases, chess preparation, analysis and training for players of all abilities from beginner to Grandmaster.
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      Hiarcs Chess Explorer

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      HIARCS Chess Explorer for MAC
      Catalog Code: MAC0001HC

      HIARCS Chess Explorer is a superb new chess database, analysis and playing program for either PC Windows or Apple Macintosh computers. It offers a truly innovative and intuitive new graphical user interface together with the reigning World Chess Software Champion HIARCS 14 chess engine. This unique combination is refreshingly easy to use and includes many unique new features for managing chess databases, chess preparation, analysis and training for players of all abilities from beginner to Grandmaster.
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      HIARCS Chess Explorer for MAC

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      DEEP Hiarcs Chess Explorer for MAC
      Catalog Code: MAC0002HC

      HIARCS Chess Explorer is a superb new chess database, analysis and playing program for either PC Windows or Apple Macintosh computers. It offers a truly innovative and intuitive new graphical user interface together with the reigning World Chess Software Champion HIARCS 14 chess engine. This unique combination is refreshingly easy to use and includes many unique new features for managing chess databases, chess preparation, analysis and training for players of all abilities from beginner to Grandmaster.
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      DEEP Hiarcs Chess Explorer for MAC

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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 King 4 for Mac
      With Houdini 4 and GigaKing
      Catalog Code: MAC0001AK

      The leader in affordable and easy-to-use complete chess software Chess King 4 is now available for the Mac.Play, Learn, Analyze with the top engine Houdini 4 Includes an updated GigaKing Games database, more than 6 million games. Huge Opening Tree to help learn variations Store your own games, prepare for opponents. Easy-to-use, suitable for beginners and masters alike Chess King 4 Deep is a new and versatile tool for chess players and is an ideal introduction for the beginner, a challenging opponent for the practiced amateur, and an invaluable coach for the aspiring master.
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      Chess King 4 for Mac

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      FRITZ TRAINER - Improve your Chess with Tania Sachdev
      Catalog Code: WIN0416CB

      Even less-experienced chess players have learnt how to develop their pieces in the opening or even know certain opening variations by heart. But when the middlegame starts, they don’t know how to judge positions and develop their play – and their chess stagnates.
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      FRITZ TRAINER - Improve your Chess with Tania Sachdev

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      First Steps in Endgames - Andrew Martin
      Catalog Code: WIN0392CB

      First Steps in Endgames introduces a framework, which will assist club players to become better at chess. It is particularly suitable for players under 1600 or young players wishing to make a mark. Key ideas are presented to guide the student in the right direction. If you wish to become a strong chess player, you must study the endgame. It really is as simple as that.
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      First Steps in Endgames - Andrew Martin

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      FRITZ TRAINER - Power Strategy 1 - Mihail Marin
      Catalog Code: WIN0413CB

      In chess, like in real life, one frequently faces temptations: to grab a pawn, to occupy an open file, to start a kingside attack and so on. There is nothing fundamentally wrong with all these ideas, but before undertaking such concrete actions, one should be sure the position is ripe for it.
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      FRITZ TRAINER - Power Strategy 1 - Mihail Marin

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      First Steps in Pawn Structures - Andrew Martin
      Catalog Code: WIN0436CB

      Understanding how to use pawns and how to handle different pawn structures are important topics for young or improving players to consider. On this new ChessBase DVD, IM and FIDE Senior Trainer Andrew Martin investigates the notion that ‘pawns are the soul of chess’ and tries to explain exactly what this means. The effective use of pawns in the opening leads to the correct development of the pieces and a good game springs naturally from there. The pawn structure must be considered throughout the game and this is something that Martin also touches upon. The viewer will be treated to a tour of excellent games, both old and new, many from the period 2012-2014, which highlight key ideas about the correct use of pawns and from which one cannot fail to improve one’s technique. Thus this DVD is ideal for players below 1800 or indeed ambitious players of any level.
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