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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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      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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      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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      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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      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 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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      Chess Combinations Encyclopedia
      Catalog Code: WIN0129CV

      Chess Combinations Encyclopedia is a fundamental program on chess tactics including more than 4000 training examples and exercises classified by more than 100 tactical methods and motifs.
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      Chess Combinations Encyclopedia

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      My Life for Chess - Viktor Kortchnoi - VOLUME 2
      Catalog Code: WIN0026CB

      Viktor Kortchnoi Volume 2 features about four hours of Kortchnoi live. The great chess legend portraits the second part of his eventful career, presenting among other things his games against Kasparov (1986), Spassky (1989) and Short (1990) in his typical gripping style.
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      My Life for Chess - Viktor Kortchnoi - VOLUME 2

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      First Steps in Gambits and Sacrifices - Andrew Martin
      Catalog Code: WIN0370CB

      Gambit play and the joy of sacrificing is an important part of the improving process. In order to become a strong player you must learn to attack and make combinations.
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      First Steps in Gambits and Sacrifices - Andrew Martin

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      How to Play Nimzo
      Catalog Code: WIN0163CB

      The Nimzo-Indian can well be called the opening of the world champions.
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      How to Play Nimzo

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      Endgame Fireworks - Alexei Shirov
      Catalog Code: WIN0048CB

      On this DVD Alexei Shirov shows that also in the endgame, it is possible to keep struggling for the full point to the very last - if you are creative and ambitious. Because even in objectively quite balanced positions, you can frequently find ways to sharpen up or complicate the fight.
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      Endgame Fireworks - Alexei Shirov

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      DOWNLOAD - Attack on the King - VOLUME II - Mating in 3 or 4 Moves
      Catalog Code: E-WIN0097CV

      This course includes more than 2500 exercises for mating in 3 or 4 moves. You will have to use your imagination and precise calculation in order to find a correct way of attacking the king.
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      DOWNLOAD - Attack on the King - VOLUME II - Mating in 3 or 4 Moves

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      Scheveningen Sicilian - Lubomir Ftacnik
      Catalog Code: WIN0213CB

      The Scheveningen Sicilian is central to an understanding of all the individual versions of the most popular response to the move 1.e4 - including the related Najdorf system.
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      Scheveningen Sicilian - Lubomir Ftacnik

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      Chess Assistant 15 - Starter Package with Houdini 4
      Catalog Code: WIN0069CV

      Chess Assistant 15, starter package with Houdini 4 is a unique tool for managing chess games and databases, playing chess through the Internet, analyzing games, or playing chess against the computer.
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      Chess Assistant 15 - Starter Package with Houdini 4

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      TACTICS - From Basics to Brilliance - Valeri Lilov - VOLUME 4
      Catalog Code: WIN0386CB

      Open games are well known to lead to sharp positions. Whenever there is a sharp position, we have many tactical opportunities as well! In this 4th Volume of his Tactics series, FM Valeri Lilov focuses on tactics found in the open games.
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      TACTICS - From Basics to Brilliance - Valeri Lilov - VOLUME 4

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      CHESSBASE TUTORIALS - The Semi-Open Games - VOLUME 2
      Catalog Code: WIN0270CB

      these DVD's provide an excellent overview for any club player who is a career oriented person who does not have the time to study opening variations.
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      CHESSBASE TUTORIALS - The Semi-Open Games - VOLUME 2

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      World Champion's Guide to the Petroff - Rustam Kasimdzhanov
      Catalog Code: WIN0094CB

      The great popularity of the Petroff Defence at the highest level has attracted general attention lately. Many strong players employ this opening with great success and with both colours.
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      World Champion's Guide to the Petroff - Rustam Kasimdzhanov

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      FRITZ TRAINER - A Black Repertoire against the Two Knights - Robert Ris
      Catalog Code: WIN0412CB

      With the Traxler Variation (4.Ng5 Bc5!?) spearheading their repertoire, any player should look forward to fighting for the initiative against the Two Knights with Black. Its slightly dubious reputation shouldn’t put you off from buying this DVD - as the author clearly demonstrates - a great number of spectacular resources for Black are on show, supported by original analysis.
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      FRITZ TRAINER - A Black Repertoire against the Two Knights - Robert Ris

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      Play the Pirc Like a Grandmaster - Positional Lines - Mihail Marin - VOL. 1
      Catalog Code: WIN0430CB

      Is there an absolute truth in a flexible opening such as the Pirc Defense? After I had played and studied the Pirc intensively for more than ten years I was sure I had found the best move order against each White system. Then I stopped playing the opening for a while and when I checked new ideas I realized that things were not that simple. Thus, the repertoire I recommend on this DVD is a combination of good lines in my old repertoire that have stood the test of time and new lines inspired by my fresh look at the Pirc.
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      Play the Pirc Like a Grandmaster - Positional Lines - Mihail Marin - VOL. 1

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      POWER PLAY - Practical Pawn Endgames - Daniel King - VOLUME 15
      Catalog Code: WIN0307CB

      The aim of this DVD is to provide you with the practical skills and knowledge that you will need to play a king and pawn endgame.
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      POWER PLAY - Practical Pawn Endgames - Daniel King - VOLUME 15

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      Maroczy System - Sergei Tiviakov
      Catalog Code: WIN0110CB

      The Maroczy System of the Sicilian Defence is one of the modern openings where Black attacks the white centre mainly with pieces.
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      Maroczy System - Sergei Tiviakov

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      UCI - DEEP Shredder 12
      Catalog Code: WIN0001SH

      Deep Shredder 12 UCI 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 - DEEP Shredder 12

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      Rybka 4
      Catalog Code: WIN0004CB-B

      For years Rybka has been the uncontested number one in computer chess and since its great breakthrough in 2006 the program has won with remarkable regularity one world title after the other. So that this state of affairs will continue in the future, the Rybka-team gathered around programmer Vasik Rajlich has developed a new version which is even better: “Rybka 4 plays more aggressively and more tactically“.
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      Rybka 4

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      Chess Endgames - Fundamental Knowledge
      Catalog Code: WIN0007AK

      For club, intermediate and advanced players. This course is composed by GM Panchenko. Its aim is to teach the students the intricacies of the endgame through a theoretic section, which includes over 700 games/lectures, each of them illustrating theoretical and practical endgame methods.
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      Chess Endgames - Fundamental Knowledge

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      Attacking a King which has Castled Short - Valeri Lilov
      Catalog Code: WIN0353CB


      Every chess coach preaches that attacking a stranded king in the center is the easiest thing to do, but how about attacking a king which has already castled? More often than not kings hide on the kingside, right? So, that’s a good reason for you to know how to attack a king which has castled short. FM Valeri Lilov is glad to help you in this tricky business! His DVD focuses on a number fool-proof plans and techniques for successfully destroying the enemy’s fortress to bring the opponent’s king to justice! In a number of very instructive lectures, FM Lilov discusses g7 and h7 sacrifices, as well as various plans and ideas typical for certain positional setups, including opening the f-file and destroying the pawn bastions in front of the king. In addition, Valeri skillfully presents some of the most effective techniques for creating checkmating threats for the opponent. His presentation will often leave you with a lasting impression from the splendid examples Valeri has carefully selected to illustrate his points. Now it’s time to enjoy the art of chess with FM Valeri Lilov! Video running time: 3 h 59 min Video sample 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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      Attacking a King which has Castled Short - Valeri Lilov

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      BEATING THE FRENCH - Rustam Kasimdzhanov - VOLUME 2
      Catalog Code: WIN0143CB

      In his DVD series on the French Defence, Rustam Kasimdzhanov presents a promising White repertoire based upon 3.Nc3
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      BEATING THE FRENCH - Rustam Kasimdzhanov - VOLUME 2

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      Path to Tactical Strength - Rustam Kasimdzhanov
      Catalog Code: WIN0037CB

      Despite the fact that many books have been written on tactics in chess, many players still find it extremely difficult to recognize tactical patterns and calculate ensuing lines. With this disk the author not only gives a large number of examples of the most different kind, trying to cover as many ideas as possible, but also suggests a method which will greatly help you to see various tactical motives and systemize your calculation.
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      Path to Tactical Strength - Rustam Kasimdzhanov

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      DOWNLOAD - Chess Middlegame Collection
      Catalog Code: E-WIN0027CV

      These are unique chess software courses, in which five chess courses on the middlegame are put together.
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      DOWNLOAD - Chess Middlegame Collection

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      Right Decisions - Chess Training
      Catalog Code: WIN0186CB

      Make the Right Decision and Improve your chess game.
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      Right Decisions - Chess Training

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      DOWNLOAD - Chess Tactics for Beginners - VOLUME 2.0
      Catalog Code: E-WIN0115CV

      This training program is designed for teaching children, either in groups with a teacher or at home guided by parents.
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      DOWNLOAD - Chess Tactics for Beginners - VOLUME 2.0

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      Gruenfeld Defence - Lubomir Ftacnik
      Catalog Code: WIN0236CB

      The Gruenfeld Defence enjoys a special star status in the family of Indian openings. It involves a daring, active concept: fighting for control of the centre with an early d7-d5 thrust supported only by pieces.
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      Gruenfeld Defence - Lubomir Ftacnik

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      Opening Encyclopedia 2014
      Catalog Code: WIN0083CB

      In chess, braving the gap often leads to disaster after a few moves. We should be able to avoid things going so far. The ChessBase Opening Encyclopedia offers you an effective remedy against all sorts of semi-digested knowledge and a means of building up a comprehensive and powerful repertoire.
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      Opening Encyclopedia 2014

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