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    Chess Informants - The Best of Garry
    The 13th World Champion Complete Career at a Glance
    Catalog Code: WIN0003SHV

    Garry Kasparov a great and inspiring  player who strongly influenced development of chess contributed to Chess Informant over thirty years. This Exclusive Digital Book relives Garry Kasparov's chess career.
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    Chess Informants - The Best of Garry

    $29.95
    Rocket Repertoire - The Four Knights - Simon Williams
    WIN0517CB
    Catalog Code: WIN0517CB

    The Four Knights has a rich and distinguished history. Like a fine wine, the Four Knights only improves with age, establishing itself as an extremely effective way of meeting 1...e5. On the outside this opening seems deceptively quiet, yet apparently natural moves can often lead to some devastating attacks. This DVD takes you through everything that you need to know in order to play this opening with confidence, starting with calm options and then moving on to the outrageous Belgrade opening.
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    Rocket Repertoire - The Four Knights - Simon Williams

    $33.95
    Reti - A Repertoire for White - Victor Bologan
    Catalog Code: WIN0518CB

    The development of the knight to f3, followed by the attack on the centre with c4, was played by almost all great champions of the past. The most valuable investment into this opening was made by Richard Reti, who scored a couple of victories with it in the 1920s, but what would it look like without Capablanca’s games or Smyslov’s fine ideas? Nowadays the main protagonist of 1.Nf3 with White is Vladimir Kramnik, who has in my opinion the deepest strategical knowledge and understanding in chess. Especially the Reti is designed for those players who like strategy, manoeuvres and plans. Who like to avoid opening tons of theory, the jungle of forced lines. In this DVD, I tried to deal with all possible Black reactions against 1.Nf3. Naturally, there is much theory left outside of it, but a repertoire for White for sure is inside.
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    Reti - A Repertoire for White - Victor Bologan

    $33.95
    The Chess Player's Mating Guide - Weakened Kingside - Robert Ris - Vol. 2
    Catalog Code: WIN0519CB

    In the second volume of the Chess Player's Mating Guide, the host pays particular attention to the castled king and in particular on ways of exploiting the weakened kingside. Several well-known themes, pawn formations and other attacking weapons are covered in 8 chapters with the goal to challenge the viewer determining and exploiting the weaknesses. IM Robert Ris has made an interesting selection of famous games as well as games from his own practice to demonstrate the typical ideas exploiting the weaknesses in the pawn formation in front of the castled king. The selected material is a good warm-up for the exercises which are presented at the end to test your knowledge on this topic. By then you at least will have the confidence to claim you have become a dangerous attacking player as Tal, Alekhine, Fischer or any of your other favorites. Watch, learn & enjoy!
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    The Chess Player's Mating Guide - Weakened Kingside - Robert Ris - Vol. 2

    $33.95
    The Blumenfeld Gambit - A Sharp Weapon in the Benoni - Andrew Martin
    Catalog Code: WIN0516CB

    It was back in the 1920s that the Russian master Benjamin Blumenfeld invented his famous gambit 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 c5 4.d5 b5!?, and to the present day the opening retains great popularity. Black plays for the initiative and the win from the word go. It’s all about the centre. Who will be the first to dominate this important area of the board? A fierce, immediate fight breaks out, and if either player does not know what to do, a crushing defeat could be the result. This opening is ideal for club and tournament players
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    The Blumenfeld Gambit - A Sharp Weapon in the Benoni - Andrew Martin

    $33.95
    POWER PLAY - Popular Queen's Pawn Openings - A Repertoire for Black - Daniel King - VOLUME 25
    Catalog Code: WIN0515CB

    Openings such as the London System and the Trompowsky, once considered side lines, are now just as common in the professional game as at club level. On this DVD, Grandmaster Daniel King presents a repertoire for Black allowing you to face these systems with confidence. The aim of these recommendations is to come out of the opening with sound development, a sound pawn structure, a secure king, and a dynamic position that gives winning chances
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    POWER PLAY - Popular Queen's Pawn Openings - A Repertoire for Black - Daniel King - VOLUME 25

    $33.95
    Komodo Chess 11
    64 Bit Multiprocessor Version
    Catalog Code: WIN0428CB

    The new version, Komodo Chess 11, is even stronger than its predecessor. The improved multiprocessor engine can utilize up to 64 cores for calculating variations, weighing in at over 50 Elo points more compared to its predecessor Komodo 10.
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    Komodo Chess 11

    $89.95
    Chess King 2017 - STANDARD Edition
    with Houdini 2 for Chess King and GIgaKing 2017 Database Containing over 6 Million Games
    Catalog Code: WIN0025AK

    Chess King will help you improve at chess. It’s complete with all the best tools, and it’s easy to use for all levels. Play, learn, analyze, prepare for your opponent, store your own games and share them to the world. Chess King - STANDARD Edition includes the new super strong engine Houdini 2. It supports only 1 cores. Provides a complete chess program at an unbelievable low price.
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    Chess King 2017 - STANDARD Edition

    $39.95
    Chess King 2017 - PLATINUM PRO Edition
    with Houdini 5 Pro Chess Engine and GIgaKing 2017 Database Containing over 6 Million Games
    Catalog Code: WIN0027AK

    Chess King will help you improve at chess. It’s complete with all the best tools, and it’s easy to use for all levels. Play, learn, analyze, prepare for your opponent, store your own games and share them to the world. The top of the line Chess King Platinum Pro includes the new super strong engine Houdini 5 Pro and now replaces versions with Houdini 4 Pro. Houdini 5 Pro is the latest and strongest engine that most GM’s use, with an estimated rating above 3400 ELO. It supports up to 128 cores and 256 GB of hash.
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    Chess King 2017 - PLATINUM PRO Edition

    $109.95
    Chess King 2017 - PLATINUM Edition
    with Houdini 5 Chess Engine and GIgaKing 2017 Database Containing over 6 Million Games
    Catalog Code: WIN0026AK

    Chess King will help you improve at chess. It’s complete with all the best tools, and it’s easy to use for all levels. Play, learn, analyze, prepare for your opponent, store your own games and share them to the world. Chess King - PLATINUM Edition includes the new super strong engine Houdini 5. It is the latest and strongest engine that all serious Chess players use, with an estimated rating above 3200 ELO. It supports up to 6 cores.
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    Chess King 2017 - PLATINUM Edition

    $79.95
    The Fashionable Caro-Kann - Vol 1 - Main Lines and Side Lines - Vidit Gujrathi
    Catalog Code: WIN0513CB

    The Caro Kann is a very tricky opening. Black’s play is based on controlling and fighting for key light squares. I have analyzed the new trends carefully and found some new ideas for Black. The dynamic play based on a strong strategic foundation has always fascinated me, and in these DVDs I have suggested the lines which I personally prefer and employ in practice. Recently at the World Rapid and Blitz Championships at Qatar I used many of them with great success, managing to score important wins over top GMs Vachier Lagrave, Radjabov, Jobava and drawing against Vishy Anand.
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    The Fashionable Caro-Kann - Vol 1 - Main Lines and Side Lines - Vidit Gujrathi

    $33.95
    The Fashionable Caro-Kann - Vol 2 - Advance Variation 3. e5 Bf5 - Vidit Gujrathi
    Catalog Code: WIN0514CB

    The Caro Kann is a very tricky opening. Black’s play is based on controlling and fighting for key light squares. I have analyzed the new trends carefully and found some new ideas for Black. The dynamic play based on a strong strategic foundation has always fascinated me, and in these DVDs I have suggested the lines which I personally prefer and employ in practice. Recently at the World Rapid and Blitz Championships at Qatar I used many of them with great success, managing to score important wins over top GMs Vachier Lagrave, Radjabov, Jobava and drawing against Vishy Anand.
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    The Fashionable Caro-Kann - Vol 2 - Advance Variation 3. e5 Bf5 - Vidit Gujrathi

    $33.95
    Opening Encyclopedia 2017
    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 2017 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 2017

    $99.95
    MASTER CLASS - Magnus Carlsen - VOL. 8
    Catalog Code: WIN0512CB

    On this DVD, experts including Mihail Marin, Karsten Müller, Oliver Reeh and Niclas Huschenbeth examine the games of the 16th World Champion. Let them show you how Carlsen tailored his openings to be able to outplay his opponents strategically in the middlegame or to obtain an enduring advantage into the endgame, and bear witness to how the Norwegian always managed to find a way to pose his opponents serious problems, even in apparently level endings.
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    MASTER CLASS - Magnus Carlsen - VOL. 8

    $33.95
    The London System with 2. Bf4 - Simon Williams
    Catalog Code: WIN0511CB

    Why bother learning hundreds of complex variations and keeping up with the latest theory when you can play a simple yet deadly opening - the London System with 2.Bf4. In this DVD I take you through all the main ideas and setups that you need in order to gain a very exciting yet well founded opening game with the White pieces.
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    The London System with 2. Bf4 - Simon Williams

    $33.95
    Open Games with ...Bc5 - Sam Collins
    Catalog Code: WIN0509CB

    Sam Collins has designed a repertoire based on systems with …Bc5 after 1.e4 e5. Each of these lines (built around 3…Bc5 against the Ruy Lopez and the Italian, the Spanish Four Knights with 4…Bc5, 3…Bb4+ 4.c3 Bc5 against the Scotch, and 2…Bc5 against the King’s Gambit) share common aspirations of developing the bishop actively outside the pawn chain, fighting for control of the key d4-square and ultimately supporting attacking ideas on the kingside.
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    Open Games with ...Bc5 - Sam Collins

    $33.95
    The Art of Defence - Sergei Tiviakov
    Catalog Code: WIN0510CB

    Defending bad or worse positions is very important in the royal game, probably forming one of the most essential aspects of chess strategy altogether. And it is an art one can learn! The purpose of this DVD is to explain the viewer all main methods of defence: exchanging pieces, creating a fortress, eliminating dangerous enemy pieces, escaping the danger zone with the king, improving the position of the pieces. Special attention is paid to counterattack and prophylactic play.
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    The Art of Defence - Sergei Tiviakov

    $33.95
    The Modern Pirc - Victor Bologan
    Catalog Code: WIN0507CB

    Viktor Bologan has played the Pirc all his life and explains why he likes this opening: “Strong Grandmasters, International Masters or amateurs often ask me what they should play with Black against 1.e4 if they want to play for a win. Sometimes I say ‘Just play your opening and play it good’ but sometimes you need to or want to get your opponent out of his comfort zone, out of his preparation. This often happens in open tournaments where you have to play for a win with both colors. I have played the Modern Pirc all my life and it has brought me a lot of success.
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    The Modern Pirc - Victor Bologan

    $33.95
    Pattern Recognition and Typical Plans - Adrian Mikhalchishin
    Catalog Code: WIN0508CB

    Studies prove: the more patterns you know, the better you play. On this DVD GM Adrian Mikhalchishin presents games of the World Champions of the past to explain typical patterns and strategic concepts of these games and to show how grandmasters apply these ideas today. Mikhalchishin offers a wealth of material that helps you to improve your games and teaches you the art of pattern recognition and analogical thinking – a key to success that helped the author to win many games and that will help you to win more games and play better.
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    Pattern Recognition and Typical Plans - Adrian Mikhalchishin

    $33.95
    Perfectbase '98
    including TascBase 2.1
    Catalog Code: WIN0005TS

    This CD-ROM contains two products: ThePerfectBase '98 data collection in three different formts and the Tascbase 2.1 database program.
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    Perfectbase '98

    $9.95
    The Art of the Positional Exchange Sacrifice - Sergei Tiviakov
    Catalog Code: WIN0505CB

    The positional exchange sacrifice is one of the most powerful and fascinating strategic weapons in chess. On this DVD Sergey Tiviakov explains why the positional exchange sacrifice is such a strong weapon and how to use it. This DVD is based on 35 games or positions from the practice of the World Champions such as Tigran Petrosian, Mikhail Botvinnik, Garry Kasparov and other strong players who used the positional exchange sacrifice to initiate brilliant attacks or defend difficult positions.
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    The Art of the Positional Exchange Sacrifice - Sergei Tiviakov

    $33.95
    Strengthen Your Chess Foundation - Nisha Mohota
    Catalog Code: WIN0504CB

    IM Nisha Mohota: “On this DVD I show and explain elements of chess strategy and tactics every player should know. I offer guidelines to steer you through the opening, show basic endgames, help you to understand fundamental pawn structures, and explain principles and patterns of attack and defense.
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    Strengthen Your Chess Foundation - Nisha Mohota

    $33.95
    How to Crack the Berlin Wall with 5. Re1 - Alexei Shirov
    Catalog Code: WIN0503CB

    The Berlin Defence which arises after 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 Nf6 4.O-O Nxe4 gives White a hard nut to crack, and the solidity of the line led to its nickname “Berlin Wall”. The mainline 5.d4 in particular leads to positions in which White has had trouble to prove any advantage. On this DVD Latvian top player Alexei Shirov proposes a different approach. He recommends to play 5.Re1 which leads to a symmetrical position that according to Shirov is not boring at all. With a whole range of grandmaster games Shirov shows that White can indeed develop pressure and seize the initiative and that the position is full of subtleties.
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    How to Crack the Berlin Wall with 5. Re1 - Alexei Shirov

    $33.95
    The Stonewall Dutch - A Fighting Repertoire Against 1. d4 - Erwin L'Ami
    Catalog Code: WIN0506CB

    When opening theory is growing exponentially, it is great to have an opening that is mainly based on ideas: the Dutch Stonewall! Players such as Mikhail Botwinnik and Magnus Carlsen liked this system, in which Black from the very first move fights for the initiative. On this DVD Grandmaster Erwin l’Ami, second of world class player Anish Giri, takes the viewer on a fascinating journey to show him the depth and attractions of this attractive opening. At the end of the journey you will have a new fighting repertoire against 1.d4!
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    The Stonewall Dutch - A Fighting Repertoire Against 1. d4 - Erwin L'Ami

    $33.95
    DOWNLOAD - Chess Assistant 17
    Catalog Code: E-WIN0069CV

    Chess Assistant 17 includes the latest version of Houdini 5 playing program, Chess Opening Encyclopedia mode, a powerful search system, the unique Tree mode, databases of about 6.6 million games in total (Nov. 8, 2016) that can be automaticaly updated 3000 new games every week for free, 1-year access to 7-piece Lomonosov Tablebases at tb7.chessok.com and more!
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    DOWNLOAD - Chess Assistant 17

    $94.95
    Chess Assistant 17 Mega package with Houdini 5 PRO
    Catalog Code: WIN0073CV-MEGA

    Chess Assistant 16 Mega package with Houdini 4 PRO combines all tools and features provided by Chess Assistant 16 Pro with Gold Nalimov Tablebases, 100 Gb in total on 12 DVDs of double density.
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    Chess Assistant 17 Mega package with Houdini 5 PRO

    $199.95
    Chess Assistant 17 - Professional Package with Houdini 5 PRO
    Catalog Code: WIN0071CV

    Chess Assistant 17 includes the latest version of Houdini 5 playing program, Chess Opening Encyclopedia mode, a powerful search system, the unique Tree mode, databases of about 6.6 million games in total (Nov. 8, 2016) that can be automaticaly updated 3000 new games every week for free, 1-year access to 7-piece Lomonosov Tablebases at tb7.chessok.com and more!
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    Chess Assistant 17 - Professional Package with Houdini 5 PRO

    $149.95
    Chess Assistant 17
    Catalog Code: WIN0069CV

    Chess Assistant 17 includes the latest version of Houdini 5 playing program, Chess Opening Encyclopedia mode, a powerful search system, the unique Tree mode, databases of about 6.6 million games in total (Nov. 8, 2016) that can be automaticaly updated 3000 new games every week for free, 1-year access to 7-piece Lomonosov Tablebases at tb7.chessok.com and more!
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    Chess Assistant 17

    $99.95
    The Spanish Fianchetto - Sam Collins
    Catalog Code: WIN0501CB

    In the fight for playable, unbalanced positions after 1.e4 e5, many top players (including World Champion Magnus Carlsen) turned to 3…g6 against the Ruy Lopez (2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5). Black aims for a kingside fianchetto combined, depending on White’s reaction, with …Nf6 or a quick …f5. In this DVD, Sam Collins explains the key ideas of 3…g6 and provides a complete repertoire for Black, suitable for regular use.
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    The Spanish Fianchetto - Sam Collins

    $33.95
    Meeting the Gambits - Vol. 1 - Gambits after 1. e4 - Andrew Martin
    Catalog Code: WIN0502CB

    Despite the advances in computing power, gambit play is still very common, especially among young players, club players and improvers, and it is wise to learn how to defend against these dangerous ideas. You do not want to be wiped out in the opening! On Meeting the Gambits Vol. 1; Gambits after 1.e4, FIDE Senior Trainer Andrew Martin provides you with an excellent selection of repertoire choices and teaches you the right approach to take against gambiteers. Do not let them have their way! You may see this as a course in defensive and counterattacking technique.
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    Meeting the Gambits - Vol. 1 - Gambits after 1. e4 - Andrew Martin

    $33.95
    Evan's Gambit for the New Generation - Simon Williams
    Catalog Code: WIN0500CB

    The Evans is an attempt to destroy Black in gambit fashion straight out of the opening and giants of previous years such as Adolf Andersson and Paul Morphy played lots of brilliancies with it. But the Evans Gambit has stood up to the test of time and in the modern era players such as Garry Kasparov, Hikaru Nakamura or Wei Yi have tried it with success. This DVD will prove that the gambit is still fully playable and a great way to try and blast Black away right from move one.
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    Evan's Gambit for the New Generation - Simon Williams

    $33.95
    Houdini 5 Pro and ChessBase 14 Starter - Bundle
    Catalog Code: HOUDINIPRO-CB-COMBO

    Houdini 5 Pro
    The magician is back! With the latest version of his top chess program, Houdini 5, Robert Houdart has succeeded in catapulting himself back into the inner circle of computer chess, all while managing to maintain the unique and individual character of his engine. The preliminary release version of Houdini 5 won convincingly ahead of all other top programs in the recent “TCEC Season 9 Rapid” tournament, scoring 56 points from 62 games (50 wins and 12 draws). The final release of Houdini 5 surpasses even this performance by another 30 Elo points, making it currently the strongest program in the world. Houdini 5 Includes: Houdini 5 Engine (Pro) The latest Fritz 15 program interface Online access to the world’s largest analysis database, “Let’s Check”, with over 200 million deeply analyzed positions (6 months) Chessbase 14
    ChessBase is a personal, stand-alone chess database that has become the standard throughout the world. Everyone uses ChessBase, from the World Champion to the amateur next door. It is the program of choice for anyone who loves the game and wants to know more about it. Start your personal success story with ChessBase and enjoy your chess even more. CB 14 – Starter Package Includes:
    ChessBase 14 ChessBase PREMIUM Account (6 months) ChessBase Big Database 2017 ChessBase Magazine subscription, half year: 3 issues DVD + print Language: English, Spanish, French, Italian, Dutch, German ChessBase 14 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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    Houdini 5 Pro and ChessBase 14 Starter - Bundle

    Regular Price: $319.95

    Special Price $259.95

    Houdini 5 Standard and ChessBase 14 Premium - Bundle
    Catalog Code: HOUDINI-CBPRE-COMBO

    Includes both Houdini 5 and ChessBase 14 MEGA!
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    Houdini 5 Standard and ChessBase 14 Premium - Bundle

    Regular Price: $479.95

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    Houdini 5 Pro and ChessBase 14 Premium - Bundle
    Catalog Code: HOUDINIPRO-CBPRE-COMBO

    Includes both Houdini 5 Pro and ChessBase 14 Premium!
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    Houdini 5 Pro and ChessBase 14 Premium - Bundle

    Regular Price: $509.95

    Special Price $409.95

    Houdini 5 Pro and ChessBase 14 MEGA - Bundle
    Catalog Code: HOUDINIPRO-CBMEGA-COMBO

    Includes both Houdini 5 Pro and ChessBase 14 Premium!
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    Houdini 5 Pro and ChessBase 14 MEGA - Bundle

    Regular Price: $419.95

    Special Price $339.95

    Houdini 5 Standard and ChessBase 14 Mega - Bundle
    Catalog Code: HOUDINI-CBMEGA-COMBO

    Includes both Houdini 5 and ChessBase 14 MEGA!
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    Houdini 5 Standard and ChessBase 14 Mega - Bundle

    Regular Price: $389.95

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