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    Chess King - GOLD
    with Houdini 4 Pro Chess Engine & GigaKing 2015 Games Database
    Catalog Code: WIN0024AK

    Chess King Gold 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. Chess King Gold emphasizes simplicity of use in training players.
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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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    Encyclopedia of Opening Blunders
    Catalog Code: WIN0130CV

    Learn to play chess by learning the opening mistakes and traps that have been discovered over time.
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    Sicilian Defense with 2. c3 Alapin Variation - Sergei Tiviakov
    Catalog Code: WIN0109CB

    Especially against stronger opponents, 2.c3 is an excellent weapon.
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    Sicilian Defense with 2. c3 Alapin Variation - Sergei Tiviakov

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    WIN - WinTD Tournament Director Software
    Catalog Code: WIN0001TD

    WinTD is designed to make running a chess tournament as painless as possible. Thanks to its intuitive graphical interface, all of the information you need to run a tournament is presented in a convenient, easily accessible fashion. Operations such as pairing rounds, entering game results, and printing charts require just a few mouse clicks or keystrokes. The program is also very flexible, giving you a great deal of control over all aspects of the pairing process, including drop/raise decisions, interchanges of players to improve color assignments, and more. You can also customize the displays and printed output to suit your preferences or the particular task at hand, such as displaying a list of all the players in the tournament who haven't paid the entry fee, or who haven't checked in to the tournament. The Windows version of WinTD runs under any recent version of Windows, from 95/98 through System 7.
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    WIN - WinTD Tournament Director Software

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    KOMODO CHESS 9 - 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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    KOMODO CHESS 9 - Multiprocessor Version

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    Catalan E00-E09
    Catalog Code: WIN0171CB

    The Catalan is an opening in which Black may well be able to obtain easy equality, but in which he frequently draws the short straw in the ensuing positional battle.
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    CHESSBASE 13 - PREMIUM Edition
    Catalog Code: WIN0277CB

    If you are an ambitious chess player, if you want to continually improve your chess and train systematically, if you want to prepare for your next opponent – no matter whether for a club match, for an Open or for a Top Tournament… If you are a coach or teach chess and want to find training material, if you like to play through the best and most recent games with the latest opening trends or if you want to enter and analyse your own games… In short: if you have any interest in chess whatsoever, then you just cannot do without the ChessBase program.
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    CHESSBASE 13 - PREMIUM Edition

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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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    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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    DOWNLOAD - Chess King 2 with Houdini 2 and GigaKing Database

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    Opening Encyclopedia 2015
    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. The ChessBase Opening Encyclopaedia offers you an effective remedy against all sorts of semi-digested knowledge and a means of building up a comprehensive and powerful repertoire. The Opening Encyclopaedia 2015 features complete coverage of all opening areas on a single DVD and constitutes the best possible introduction to opening training.
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    Opening Encyclopedia 2015

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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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    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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    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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    DOWNLOAD - CT-ART 5.0
    Catalog Code: E-WIN0068CV

    Finally a new and improved version of the legendary CT-ART has been released! CT-ART is an indispensable training tool for intermediate players.
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    Trends in Modern Openings - Rustam Rasimdzhanov
    Catalog Code: WIN0445CB

    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. But experts help. Ex- FIDE-World Champion Rustam Kasimzhanov is considered to be one of the leading experts in the field of opening preparation. In three World Championship matches he was second of Viswanathan Anand and helped him to successfully defend the title. And with Kasimdzhanov’s help and excellent opening preparation the German team surprisingly became European Team Champion 2011. 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 - Rustam Rasimdzhanov

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    Ruy Lopez - Attack with the Schliemann - Sam Collins
    Catalog Code: WIN0457CB

    The Schliemann (or Jaenisch) Gambit, 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 f5, languished in semi-obscurity before top GM Teimour Radjabov revolutionised the opening with new ideas, defending his analysis with excellent results in Linares and elsewhere against the world’s best players. Black plays actively and aggressively from move 3, frequently sacrificing a pawn for open lines, kingside activity and the bishop pair. In this DVD Sam Collins provides a complete and detailed repertoire for Black. Numerous novelties and improvements are suggested, with the conclusion that White has no clear route to an opening advantage. Refresh your repertoire and avoid the Spanish Torture with 3…f5!
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    Ruy Lopez - Attack with the Schliemann - Sam Collins

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    Chess Tactics - Level 3
    Catalog Code: WIN0004AK

    Chess Tactics Level 3 is designed for players with a USCF rating of 1600 to 2100. It is a fundamental training program on chess tactics.
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    Chess Tactics - Level 3

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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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    Chess Package for Club Players
    Catalog Code: WIN0114CV

    This new Chess Training Package for Club Players consists of five magnificent educational chess programs.
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    Chess Package for Club Players

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    The Modern Two Knights - Erwin L'Ami
    Catalog Code: WIN0454CB

    The Two Knights Defence is one of the oldest opening lines in chess history. The sharp positions, arising after the moves 4.Ng5 d5 5.exd5, have intrigued players for many decades! World Champions like Wilhelm Steinitz and Bobby Fischer shaped the opening. This DVD is aimed at players of both sides, giving an objective overview of all relevant theoretical lines. The DVD also includes a database with model games and an interactive section with memory markers and tactics where the viewer can test his newly acquired knowledge.
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    The Modern Two Knights - Erwin L'Ami

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    WIN - Dinosaur Chess
    Catalog Code: WIN0015CV

    Sign up for Professor MacDinosaur's chess class. You will grow from a hatchling, fresh from the egg, to a huge dinosaur ready to take on the Tyrannosaurus Rex. The action takes you through different parts of the dinosaur's world from jungles to forests. Here you learn the chess skills that will help you grow enough to defeat the other dinosaurs in battle.
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    WIN - Dinosaur Chess

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    Houdini Aquarium 2015
    Catalog Code: WIN0122CV

    Houdini Aquarium 2015 is a revolutionary analysis, database and chess publishing tool, combined with the world’s strongest chess playing engine, Houdini 4 UCI, which supports up to 6 cores and 4 GB of hash.
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    Houdini Aquarium 2015

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    Chess Mentor 3 - COMPREHENSIVE Edition
    Catalog Code: WIN003MN

    Chess Mentor Comprehensive Edition is an amazing tool for chess players who are strong and looking to raise their game to the next level and beyond! For a description of lessons included in Chess Mentor Comprehensive Edition.
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    DOWNLOAD - Elementary Chess Combinations
    Catalog Code: E-WIN0093CV

    If you are a beginner, it is necessary for you to study simple tactical methods and learn how to employ them!
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    Philidor Defense - Alexei Shirov
    Catalog Code: WIN0208CB

    The newest addition to Alexei Shirov Fritz Trainer Opening software DVD series: The Philidor Defence.
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    Philidor Defense - Alexei Shirov

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    DOWNLOAD - Total Chess Training - VOLUME IV
    Catalog Code: E-WIN0102CV

    Total Chess Training IV consists of five magnificent educational programs not included in the other Total Training packages.
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    Spanish Exchange Variation - Andrew Martin
    Catalog Code: WIN0265CB

    On this new ChessBase DVD, Andrew Martin makes a convincing case for White’s chances.
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    Spanish Exchange Variation - Andrew Martin

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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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    FRITZ TRAINER - The Tactic Toolbox - Ruy Lopez / Spanish - Sam Collins
    Catalog Code: WIN0404CB

    In this DVD, the viewer is invited to solve over 60 puzzles in Chessbase’s new interactive Question & Answer format. All positions are from the Ruy Lopez and have been carefully selected to illustrate the most important recurring tactical themes throughout this opening, one of the most important in modern chess.
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    FRITZ TRAINER - The Tactic Toolbox - Ruy Lopez / Spanish - Sam Collins

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    Solid and Safe Against the Wild Indians - Play the Fianchetto - Nicholas Pert
    Catalog Code: WIN0447CB

    The King’s Indian and Grunfeld are notoriously tricky and theoretical openings. The Fianchetto variation avoids the main lines which Black players enjoy, and goes for a small but safe edge. Many people fear playing against the King’s Indian because of Black’s ability to attack the White King, but in the Fianchetto variation it is very hard for Black to generate any attacking chances, instead play is often positional, with White having slightly more space for his or her pieces. In this DVD, the author has gone a long way to finding the best lines for White to gain an advantage against Black’s various responses.
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    Solid and Safe Against the Wild Indians - Play the Fianchetto - Nicholas Pert

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    CHESSBASE TUTORIALS - Queen's Gambit and Queen's Pawn Games - VOLUME 3
    Catalog Code: WIN0303CB

    Openings Vol 03: Queen's Gambit and Queen's Pawn games (1.d4 d5) is the third in a series of five volumes dealing with the fundamentals of opening play in chess.
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    CHESSBASE TUTORIALS - Queen's Gambit and Queen's Pawn Games - VOLUME 3

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    Torre Attack - Nigel Davies
    Catalog Code: WIN0105CB

    Torre Attack, with 1.d4 followed by 2.Nf3 and 3.Bg5, is a solid and easy to learn opening system with hidden dynamic potential.
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    Torre Attack - Nigel Davies

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    Mating Patterns - Maurice Ashley
    Catalog Code: WIN0423CB

    Mating patterns are the essence of attacking chess. By mastering the typical set-ups, a player can begin to sense when a mating idea is present and to finish off games beautifully and effectively. On this DVD, Grandmaster and world renowned commentator Maurice Ashley reviews some of the more interesting patterns with examples meant to educate and entertain.
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    Mating Patterns - Maurice Ashley

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    CHESS ENDGAMES - Rook and Two Minor Pieces - Karsten Muller - VOLUME 10
    Catalog Code: WIN0335CB

    The Grandmaster from Hamburg Dr. Karsten Mueller has been playing in the top division of the Bundesliga for the Hamburg Chess Club since 1988 and in 1996 and 1997 he came in third in the German Championship. An internationally recognized expert on the endgame, he writes the Endgame Column for ChessBase Magazine and the Endgame Corner on ChessCafe.com.
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    CHESS ENDGAMES - Rook and Two Minor Pieces - Karsten Muller - VOLUME 10

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    ABC of the Modern Benoni - Andrew Martin
    Catalog Code: WIN0124CB

    On this Chessbase DVD, International Master Andrew Martin will teach you all the nuts and bolts of this fascinating opening, showing you when to duck and when to punch with Black and tackles some of the most critical move-orders of the day.
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    ABC of the Modern Benoni - Andrew Martin

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