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      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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      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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      Classical Nimzo-Indian
      Catalog Code: WIN0188CB

      The Nimzo-Indian is not only one of the most solid openings against 1.d4, but it also suits the player with Black who is aiming from the start for the full point.
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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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      Play it Safe, Play the Petroff - Leonid Kritz
      Catalog Code: WIN0357CB

      This DVD is dedicated to one of the most solid openings in modern chess theory - the Petroff Defence. The opening owes its popularity to such players as Anand, Kramnik, and Gelfand, who frequently employ it against opponents of all levels.
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      Play it Safe, Play the Petroff - Leonid Kritz

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      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

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      Modern Chess Opening - Sicilian Defense (1.e4 c5) - VOLUME 3
      Catalog Code: WIN0107CV

      This is a perfect opening manual that contains a detailed classification. Modern Chess Opening, vol. 3, Sicilian Defense course is aimed at teaching a student much of the opening and middlegame methods and intricacies through a theoretical section which includes 509 games/lectures. Each of them illustrates typical plans and methods in the following variations of Sicilian Defense
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      Modern Chess Opening - Sicilian Defense (1.e4 c5) - VOLUME 3

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      My Best Games in the Petroff Defense - Alexei Shirov
      Catalog Code: WIN0140CB

      With this DVD on the Russian Defence (Petroff Defence) Alexei Shirov continues the successful and highly praised series of his best games.
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      My Best Games in the Petroff Defense - Alexei Shirov

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      Two Masters
      Catalog Code: WIN0031CB

      Americas International Master John Donaldson brought the lives of two masters from his home town Seattle close to broad readership. Now, both books have been captured in full on this CD, with additional content.
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      Two Masters

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      Pocket Encyclopedia of Opening Blunders
      Catalog Code: WIN0060CV

      Pocket Encyclopedia of Opening Blunders is the opening training program for Pocket PC. The chess material prepared by IM Yaroslav Ulko and IM Aleksey Mitenkov, both experienced coaches and players in Russia and aimed at intermediate players.
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      Pocket Encyclopedia of Opening Blunders

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      Slav - Botvinnik and Moscow Variation - Loek Van Wely
      Catalog Code: WIN0098CB

      In this DVD, Dutch top grandmaster Loek Van Wely presents both the Botvinnik Variation and the Moscow Variation of the Slav Defence, two extraordinary opening systems excelling by extreme sharpness and complexity.
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      Slav - Botvinnik and Moscow Variation - Loek Van Wely

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      DOWNLOAD - How to Win Miniatures at Chess
      Catalog Code: E-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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      DOWNLOAD - How to Win Miniatures at Chess

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      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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      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

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      Sicilian Dragon 2
      Catalog Code: WIN0152CB

      The Dragon system of the Sicilian Defence belongs to those openings, which you do not simply play casually, but about which you become passionate.
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      Sicilian Dragon 2

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      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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      The Basics of Winning Chess 2.0 - Andrew Martin
      Technique is Everything
      Catalog Code: WIN0458CB

      In celebration of the 10th anniversary of the original "Basics of Winning Chess", Andrew Martin is back with version 2.0 of his best-selling DVD. Chess has changed dramatically over the last decade and standards seem higher than ever. We must attempt to keep up! It is often said that the strongest players operate like machines. Once they get a winning position, they win it. Version 2.0 draws extensively from modern chess practice. Virtually all the games are instructive and of high quality. Nearly all are from recent times and many have notes, which you may use for extra study. It gives you a roadmap for improvement. The DVD will be particularly useful for players within the rating band 1200-2200. It is a tour of the modern game.”
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      The Basics of Winning Chess 2.0 - Andrew Martin

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      DOWNLOAD - Modern Chess Opening - Other Openings - VOLUME 7
      Catalog Code: E-WIN0111CV

      The Modern Chess Opening, Vol. 7 course is aimed at teaching the student much of the opening and middlegame methods and intricacies of important Other Openings.
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      DOWNLOAD - Modern Chess Opening - Other Openings - VOLUME 7

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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

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      Pocket Chess Basics
      Catalog Code: WIN0057CV

      This chess program is designed especially for novice players who have already learned the rules of chess and now wish to become players of intermediate strength. Students will study essential concepts such as development, the center, fundamentals in chess tactics, basic endgame rules and much more!
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      WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP - My Career - Viswanathan Anand - VOLUME 2
      Catalog Code: WIN0024CB

      Viswanathan Anand is the world's highest rated chess player and World Champion. In March 2007 he reached the number one spot on the world ranking lists by winning the prestigious Linares tournament.
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      WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP - My Career - Viswanathan Anand - VOLUME 2

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      DOWNLOAD - Modern Chess Opening - Semi-Closed Games (1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6) - VOLUME 5
      Catalog Code: E-WIN0109CV

      Modern Chess Opening, vol. 5, 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 294 games/lectures.
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      DOWNLOAD - Modern Chess Opening - Semi-Closed Games (1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6) - VOLUME 5

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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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      MASTER CLASS - Emanuel Lasker - Vol. 5
      Catalog Code: WIN0465CB

      On the ChessBase DVD a team of experts delves deeply into Lasker’s play. In more than 6 hours of video (both in English and in German) the authors cast light on four important aspects of Lasker’s artistry. Niclas Huschenbeth has looked into Lasker’s openings. Our tactics expert Oliver Reeh challenges you in our interactive format: can you too find Lasker’s brilliant moves? Mihail Marin describes the second world champion as an original strategic player who took his decisions based on the specific features of the position. For Karsten Müller, Lasker was a great pragmatist and a superb defensive player, which is reflected in the selection of endgames he has chosen to discuss.
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      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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      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

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      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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      Encyclopedia of Middlegame - VOLUME III
      Catalog Code: WIN0043CV

      This course composed by GM Alexander Kalinin is aimed at teaching a student much of the middlegame methods and intricacies through a theoretical section which includes over 520 games/lectures each of them illustrating typical plans and methods in the following openings: Petroff Defense, Ruy Lopez (Marshall var.), Sicilian Defense (Closed System and 3. Bb5 var.), Scandinavian Defense, Gruenfeld Defense, Queen's Gambit Accepted, Reti Opening, 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 (or 2?g6) 3. Bg5, etc. More than 500 exercises for a user to solve, giving refutations of the wrong moves as well as numerous hints to help you find the correct answer As many as 100 training positions to be played against the built-in chess playing program Crafty. Multiple user profiles featured with independent ratings and statistics for each. Printing options also available. Several languages supported: English, Spanish and Russian. No additional software required. Vista Users: If there is a problem running Chess Assistant programs with Vista, there is a free patch available. The patch may be downloaded, and the very simple instructions for using it are available at: http://chessok.com/?page_id=19942
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      Encyclopedia of Middlegame - VOLUME III

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      The English Opening - Simon WIlliams - VOL. 2
      Catalog Code: WIN0464CB

      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. 2

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      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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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      POWER PLAY - Improve Your Pieces - Daniel King - VOLUME 7
      Catalog Code: WIN0070CB

      In this 7th Power Play DVD, Daniel King helps you to recognize when a piece is poorly placed and what to do about it. Throughout the DVD, specially selected positions will enable you to test your understanding of the subject.
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      POWER PLAY - Improve Your Pieces - Daniel King - VOLUME 7

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      WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP - Nigel Short's Greatest Hits - Nigel Short - VOLUME 2
      Catalog Code: WIN0285CB

      In his DVDs "Greatest Hits" Nigel takes us on an electrifying journey through his rich chess career, beating no less than twelve world champions.
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