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    1. Greatest Tournaments

      Greatest Tournaments

      Regular Price: $39.95

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      There are names of towns and cities, which have special resonance for chess players. Towns like Hastings, Wijk aan Zee, Karlsbad, Tilburg or Bugojno may well be small, but they just happen to be the names of great chess tournaments. Of course these major tournaments also took place in the great cities of the world.

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    2. Encyclopedia of Middlegame - VOLUME I

      Encyclopedia of Middlegame - VOLUME I

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      The program designed by GM Alexander Kalinin is to help a student understand the ideas and strategies behind typical middlegame positions according to the openings they originate from. Intended for stronger players.

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    3. Facing the World Champions - Vlastimil Hort

      Facing the World Champions - Vlastimil Hort

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      During his career, Vlastimil Hort, who himself belongs to the same generation as Bobby Fischer, met no less than eight world champions over the board.

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    4. Path to Tactical Strength - Rustam Kasimdzhanov

      Path to Tactical Strength - Rustam Kasimdzhanov

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      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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    5. Chess Studies 2.0

      Chess Studies 2.0

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      With Chess Studies 2.0 you'll learn endgame technique with the use of breathtaking artistic endgame compositions, especially chosen for their instructive value.

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    6. Basic Positional Ideas - Jacob Aagaard

      Basic Positional Ideas - Jacob Aagaard

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      One of the basic fundamentals of chess is positional chess Material can be won or lost and advantages gained by tactical measures, but first you have to achieve the desired position on your board.

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    7. Secret Weapons of Champions - Adrian Mikhalchishin

      Secret Weapons of Champions - Adrian Mikhalchishin

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      Modern middlegame theory does not exist in written form. That is why players and trainers have to go back to the old recommendation by Nimzowitsch – to study typical positional methods. But who is better placed to teach us about their own powerful weapons than the great champions of the past?

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    8. Chess School for Beginners

      Chess School for Beginners

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      Written by GM Yury Razuvaev, well-known GM and one of Anatoly Karpov’s coaches, this friendly interactive course is intended for both children and adult beginners.

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    9. Chess Mentor 3 - COMPREHENSIVE Edition

      Chess Mentor 3 - COMPREHENSIVE Edition

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      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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    10. Strategy and Tactics - Peter Wells

      Strategy and Tactics - Peter Wells

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      This CD by Peter Wells addresses advanced players. It contains an introduction and five lectures which deal with purely practical subjects: the calculation of variations and how errors arise.

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    11. Advanced Chess School

      Advanced Chess School

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      Advanced Chess School by Convekta is an interactive tutorial for inexperienced players, both children and adults, who have already learn the rules of chess and now wish to become players of intermediate strength.

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    12. Attacking Chess - Jacob Aagaard - VOLUME 1

      Attacking Chess - Jacob Aagaard - VOLUME 1

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      Attacking chess – not only an important subject, but also a very important one. Jacob Aagaard has chosen a very beautiful example for his introduction, which illustrates important factors required for a successful.

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    13. Encyclopedia of Middlegame - VOLUME II

      Encyclopedia of Middlegame - VOLUME II

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      The Encyclopedia of Middlegame II was written by GM Alexander Kalinin. The CD contains a course in Typical Plans and Methods in the Most Popular Openings.

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    14. Attacking Chess - Jacob Aagaard - VOLUME 2

      Attacking Chess - Jacob Aagaard - VOLUME 2

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      Attacking chess – not only an important subject, but also a very important one. For the second part of his work on the attack, Jacob Aagaard has selected more instructive examples, which he has analysed and presented on camera.

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    15. Theory and Practice of Chess Ending

      Theory and Practice of Chess Ending

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      This all new Total Chess Endings CD package includes two training courses: Theory and Practice of Chess Endings and Chess Endgame Training.

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    16. POWER PLAY - Mating Patterns - Daniel King - VOLUME 1

      POWER PLAY - Mating Patterns - Daniel King - VOLUME 1

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      You think you have seen enough checkmating combinations? I find it staggering how many checkmates are missed (by both sides) in games by the top players, let alone by us mortals. Recognizing the early outlines of mating patterns is a vital skill, not just for an attacker, but for a defender too.

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    17. Dvoretsky Endgame Manual

      Dvoretsky Endgame Manual

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      Russian International Master Mark Dvoretsky is perhaps the most respected chess instructor in the world today. His latest work, Dvoretsky's Endgame Manual, is sure to become a classic on one of the most difficult and subtle phases in chess.

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    18. Mikhail Tal

      Mikhail Tal

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      The meteoric tempo with which the young Tal took the world top by storm at the end of the 50s and seized the world champion's title from Botvinnik in 1960 is already sufficient to grant him a special place in the world of chess.

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    19. Endgame Fireworks - Alexei Shirov

      Endgame Fireworks - Alexei Shirov

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      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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    20. Alexander Alekhine - 4th World Champion

      Alexander Alekhine - 4th World Champion

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      Includes 1300 annotated games played by the 4th World Champion Alexander Alekhine. These annotations of Alekhine and his contemporaries have been revised and enlarged.

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    21. CHESS ENDGAMES - Strategical Endgames - Karsten Muller - VOLUME 4

      CHESS ENDGAMES - Strategical Endgames - Karsten Muller - VOLUME 4

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      In the fourth volume of the endgame series a lot of themes with more material are included, such as rook and minor piece versus rook (and minor piece), rook versus two minor pieces, double rook endings, queen and knight versus queen and bishop, the bishop pair and other endgame principles.

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    22. Emanuel Lasker - 2nd World Champion

      Emanuel Lasker - 2nd World Champion

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      Emanuel Lasker - A dashing young man with a passion for philosophy appeared on the global stage in 1894 to challenge the reigning World Chess Champion Wilhelm Steinitz. Emanuel Lasker, 25, faced the 58 year old Steinitz in a three city, grueling match, in which the first man to achieve 10 outright wins would wear the crown of World Chess Champion.

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    23. Chess Mentor 3 - DELUXE Edition

      Chess Mentor 3 - DELUXE Edition

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      Since 1995, ChessMentor Deluxe has been the most prestigious and sought after chess instructional course. ChessMentor 3 Deluxe contains ALL the material from EVERY course offered by Chess Mentor including ALL 15 of the world renowned Supplementary Courses.

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    24. CHESS ENDGAMES - Basic Knowledge for Beginners - Karsten Muller - VOLUME 1

      CHESS ENDGAMES - Basic Knowledge for Beginners - Karsten Muller - VOLUME 1

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      Basic Knowledge for Beginners - Fritz Trainer on DVD Endgame theory constitutes the foundation of chess. You realize this in striking clarity once you obtain a won endgame but in the end have to be content with a draw because of a lack of necessary know-how.

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    25. Mikhail Botvinnik - 6th World Champion

      Mikhail Botvinnik - 6th World Champion

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      The most complete collection of Botvinnik’s games ever compiled. Contains as many as 1.069 games played by Botvinnik from 1924 till 1970.

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    26. CHESS ENDGAMES - Rook Endgames - Karsten Muller - VOLUME 2

      CHESS ENDGAMES - Rook Endgames - Karsten Muller - VOLUME 2

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      Endgame theory forms the basis for chess. This becomes painfully clear as soon as a player has reached a clearly won endgame, yet must finally content himself with a draw because he lacks the necessary know-how.

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    27. CHESS ENDGAMES - Major Piece Endgames - Karsten Muller - VOLUME 3

      CHESS ENDGAMES - Major Piece Endgames - Karsten Muller - VOLUME 3

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      The third part of the endgame series deals with queen endings, rook against minor pieces, queen against rook and queen against two rooks. Queen endings are not nearly as mysterious as they may first appear. Knowing a few rules of thumb and principles will make things very much easier for you.

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    28. Pocket Chess Endings

      Pocket Chess Endings

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      Pocket Chess Endings is the best program for studying the endgame on a PocketPC. The author, well-known coach and grandmaster Panchenko, worked through this chess material for over 20 years. Many experts regard his endgame handbook as the best in the field. Thousands of chess players in Russia have used it to study the endgame and many of them are now grandmasters.?

      The theoretical section includes over 700 games/lectures, each of them illustrating theoretical and practical endgame methods. Many of the included themes are discussed for the very first time. A special training section includes 300 exercises for the user to solve, showing the refutations of wrong moves as well as giving numerous hints to help find the correct answer. Multiple user profiles are possible, with independent ratings and statistics for each user.? Learn More
    29. Endgame for Experts - Rustam Kasimdzhanov

      Endgame for Experts - Rustam Kasimdzhanov

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    30. Endgame Turbo 4

      Endgame Turbo 4

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      The Endgame Turbo 4 consists of 4 DVDs with endgame databases (Syzygy Tablebases). With the help of the Endgame Turbo, all five- and 27 six-piece endgames (including the sophisticated and practice-oriented endgame (R,P,P vs. R) are played with absolute perfection. Likewise, top chess engines like Komodo Chess 8 and Houdini 4 handle endgames with more than six pieces much better since the programs can already access the endgame knowledge during the analysis. Learn More
    31. Decision Making in Chess - Adrian Mikhalchishin

      Decision Making in Chess - Adrian Mikhalchishin

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      All major erroneous decisions are made at these moments when there are multiple possible choices. Mikhalchishin describes different critical moments in detail and explains how to react correctly.

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    32. How to Beat Younger Players - Nigel Davies

      How to Beat Younger Players - Nigel Davies

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      Chess is turning into a young mans game. Time limits are faster, sessions last longer and computer databases and playing engines seem to dominate opening preparation. Add the fact that older players often have jobs and families that take most of their time and its no surprise they suffer painful defeats at the hands of spotty youths.

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    33. Basics of Winning Chess - Andrew Martin

      Basics of Winning Chess - Andrew Martin

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      Modern chess is a tough relentless game, which demands that all chess players, regardless of strength, keep their command of basic technique in tip-top shape. On this instructive and entertaining DVD, International Master Andrew Martin takes you on a tour of the basics of winning chess, so that you never have to worry about this part of the game again

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    34. Strategy - Step by Step - Rustam Kasimdzhanov

      Strategy - Step by Step - Rustam Kasimdzhanov

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      Making the right strategic decisions is one of the most difficult tasks at the chessboard. But how can we enhance our strategic understanding and methodical play?

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    35. Power of Tactics - Rustam Kasimdzhanov

      Power of Tactics - Rustam Kasimdzhanov

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      Rustam Kasimdzhanov explains tactics in the most amazingly simple way. In his opinion there are only three elements which are really important and which therefore decide most games: “pins”, “double attacks” and “back rank weaknesses”.

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    36. POWER PLAY - Attacking the King - Daniel King - VOLUME 2

      POWER PLAY - Attacking the King - Daniel King - VOLUME 2

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      In this second DVD in the Power Play series, Grandmaster Daniel King looks at attacking play and asks: what makes for a successful attack?

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    Browse the vast selection of chess software we have to offer. There is chess software available to cover just about any chess related topic or need you could think of. There are many chess programs available to choose from as far as this topic is concerned. There are a variety of chess topics covered including, openings, middlegame, endgame, tactics, database, windows specific, mac specific, and Linux specific. This software is useful if you are an ambitious chess player, and want to continually improve your chess and train systematically to prepare for your next opponent. At the House of Staunton you will find the best chess playing software programs for any level of chess player from someone who is just starting to an advanced player. Chess software is an excellent training tool. It provides the opportunity to improve your game to a higher level while having fun doing so.

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