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    The English Hedgehog Defence - Lubomir Ftacnik
    Catalog Code: WIN0390CB

    This DVD by Lubomir Ftacnik deals with the Hedgehog structure and its phenomenal potential for generating active counterplay with Black. The appeal of elastic piece development around a dynamic pawn structure has helped to spread this concept to many other openings. The author has consciously limited his survey to the English Hedgehog with an emphasis on the challenges Black faces following the centralisation of White’s queen after 1.c4 c5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.Nc3 e6 4.g3 b6 5.Bg2 Bb7 6.0-0 Be7 7.d4 cxd4 8.Qxd4. While Black will have to survive various challenges to his position, as the aggressor enjoys a slight advantage in development and has great freedom of movement for his pieces, once the defender manages to fend off direct aggression, his prospects are usually quite promising.
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    The English Hedgehog Defence - Lubomir Ftacnik

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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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    CD - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings D
    Catalog Code: WIN-D-ECO

    Encyclopedia of Chess Openings D includes 1. d4 d5 & 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 followed by 3... d5, Queen's Gambit (Slav, QG Accepted, Orthodox, Tarrasch, Tartakower, etc.), Gruenfeld, and Queen's Pawn, etc.
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    CD - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings D

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    CD - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings E
    Catalog Code: WIN-E-ECO

    The fourth thoroughly revised and updated edition of the ECO, Volume E, brings additional 144 pages of the brand new material.
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    CD - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings E

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    Flank Attacks - Valeri Lilov
    Catalog Code: WIN0376CB

    The flank attack is one of those sneaky ways of surrounding your opponent's forces and getting to your target fast! So, do we really need to master flank attacks to use them or protect ourselves from them effectively? The answer is a resounding "Yes!"
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    Flank Attacks - Valeri Lilov

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    FRITZ TRAINER - Winning Against the Grunfeld - Mihail Marin
    Catalog Code: WIN0414CB

    The Grünfeld is a highly dynamic opening in which Black’s position often seems to hang together by a single thread; and yet, this apparently precarious equilibrium appears to be enough to make it entirely viable - up to the highest level.
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    FRITZ TRAINER - Winning Against the Grunfeld - Mihail Marin

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    The English Defense - Dejan Bojkov
    Catalog Code: WIN0377CB

    In the 1970s a group of strong English players (Miles, Speelman, Keene above all and later Short) developed a slightly unusual opening starting after the moves 1.d4 e6 2.c4 b6. Just like in the Grünfeld or the Alekhine Defences, Black concedes the centre. However, rather than provoking pawn advances by an early development of the knights, Black wants instead to develop his bishops (most frequently to the squares b7 and b4). This approach contradicts the orthodox rule of development (knights before bishops) but is not it better to get some pieces out instead of spending a lot of tempi with the knight in provocation?! The original character of the play as well as the good preparation by the aforementioned grandmasters led to the recognition of this setup as the English Defence.
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    The English Defense - Dejan Bojkov

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    The Reti - A Flexible Attacking Opening - Alejandro Ramirez
    Catalog Code: WIN0391CB

    The Nimzo-Indian, the Gruenfeld and the King’s Indian Defence are three incredibly uncomfortable defences to meet. This hypermodern DVD gives new ideas on how to squash these setups with sound, positional play based on double fianchetto systems. This DVD focuses on the move 1.Nf3 and covers the necessary variations to meet Black’s most popular systems, including the ones listed above as well as the Slav and Catalan/Orthodox type setups. White steers away from mainstream theory while still being on the aggressive side and causing Black problems from the beginning.
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    The Reti - A Flexible Attacking Opening - Alejandro Ramirez

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    Hiarcs Chess Explorer
    Catalog Code: WIN0001HC

    HIARCS Chess Explorer is a superb new chess database, analysis and playing program for either PC Windows or Apple Macintosh computers. It offers a truly innovative and intuitive new graphical user interface together with the reigning World Chess Software Champion HIARCS 14 chess engine. This unique combination is refreshingly easy to use and includes many unique new features for managing chess databases, chess preparation, analysis and training for players of all abilities from beginner to Grandmaster.
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    Hiarcs Chess Explorer

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    DEEP Hiarcs Chess Explorer
    Catalog Code: WIN0002HC

    HIARCS Chess Explorer is a superb new chess database, analysis and playing program for either PC Windows or Apple Macintosh computers. It offers a truly innovative and intuitive new graphical user interface together with the reigning World Chess Software Champion HIARCS 14 chess engine. This unique combination is refreshingly easy to use and includes many unique new features for managing chess databases, chess preparation, analysis and training for players of all abilities from beginner to Grandmaster.
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    DEEP Hiarcs Chess Explorer

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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

    Regular Price: $99.95

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    FRITZ TRAINER - Improve your Chess with Tania Sachdev
    Catalog Code: WIN0416CB

    Even less-experienced chess players have learnt how to develop their pieces in the opening or even know certain opening variations by heart. But when the middlegame starts, they don’t know how to judge positions and develop their play – and their chess stagnates.
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    FRITZ TRAINER - Improve your Chess with Tania Sachdev

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    First Steps in Endgames - Andrew Martin
    Catalog Code: WIN0392CB

    First Steps in Endgames introduces a framework, which will assist club players to become better at chess. It is particularly suitable for players under 1600 or young players wishing to make a mark. Key ideas are presented to guide the student in the right direction. If you wish to become a strong chess player, you must study the endgame. It really is as simple as that.
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    First Steps in Endgames - Andrew Martin

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    FRITZ TRAINER - Power Strategy 1 - From the Opening to the Middlegame - Mihail Marin -
    Catalog Code: WIN0413CB

    In chess, like in real life, one frequently faces temptations: to grab a pawn, to occupy an open file, to start a kingside attack and so on. There is nothing fundamentally wrong with all these ideas, but before undertaking such concrete actions, one should be sure the position is ripe for it.
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    FRITZ TRAINER - Power Strategy 1 - From the Opening to the Middlegame - Mihail Marin -

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    MASTER CLASS - Mihail Tal - VOL. 2
    Catalog Code: WIN0415CB

    No World Champion has enchanted the chess world as much as Mihail Tal did. His reign as World Champion was short but in his time Tal’s star burned with unknown intensity. With his combinations and his intuitive sacrifices the young Tal ran over his opponents, and thrilled the chess world with his risky uncompromising attacking play, which inspired many players to emulate him.
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    MASTER CLASS - Mihail Tal - VOL. 2

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    LINUX - DEEP Shredder 12
    Catalog Code: LNX0001SH

    Deep Shredder 12 for Linux 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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    LINUX - DEEP Shredder 12

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    LINUX - Shredder 12
    Catalog Code: LNX0002SH

    Shredder 12 for Linux 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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    LINUX - Shredder 12

    Our Price: $62.95
    MAC - DEEP Shredder 12
    Catalog Code: MAC0001SH

    Deep Shredder 12 for Mac 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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    MAC - DEEP Shredder 12

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    MAC - WinTD Tournament Director Software
    Catalog Code: MAC0001TD

    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 Macintosh version of WinTD requires OS X 10.4 or later.
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    MAC - WinTD Tournament Director Software

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    MAC - Shredder 12
    Catalog Code: MAC0002SH

    Shredder 12 for Mac 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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    MAC - Shredder 12

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    Alexandra Teaches Chess
    Catalog Code: WIN0001AK

    Listen to Chess Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk as she gives instruction on how to play chess for the absolute beginner. Practice what you learn by playing chess against dinosaurs, and watch yourself grow as you progress.
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    Alexandra Teaches Chess

    Our Price: $19.95
    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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    SwissSys Tournament Director Software
    Catalog Code: WIN0001SYS

    Since 1988, SwissSys has been the choice of tournament directors who want to devote their energies to making events more enjoyable for the players -- not to wrestling with uncooperative software.
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    SwissSys Tournament Director Software

    Our Price: $99.95
    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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    THINK LIKE A KING - Family Package - WIN/MAC
    Catalog Code: WIN0001TLK

    Great value for families with several chess players at different levels or players who want to grow their chess knowledge. One CD contains a complete chess library that includes First Lessons and all six Chess Workouts.
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    THINK LIKE A KING - Family Package - WIN/MAC

    Our Price: $39.95
    Chess Tactics - Level 1
    Catalog Code: WIN0002AK

    As a beginner, you can't afford to miss mate in one or two moves if you want to improve. This course addresses that problem. The huge number of exercises presented makes it an excellent tool, even for stronger players.
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    Chess Tactics - Level 1

    Our Price: $24.95
    UCI - Shredder 12 Chess Playing Software
    Catalog Code: WIN0002SH

    Shredder 12 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 - Shredder 12 Chess Playing Software

    Our Price: $62.95
    TASC Chess CD
    Catalog Code: WIN0002TS

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    TASC Chess CD

    Our Price: $9.95
    Chess Tactics - Level 2
    Catalog Code: WIN0003AK

    For club players. The program includes 224 theoretical tactical weapons and 291 practical exercises, which are classified by tactical methods and motifs. In each theme exercises are given in order of rising difficulty to help in the learning process.
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    Chess Tactics - Level 2

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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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    Chess Club Manager 2.5 - WIN/MAC
    Catalog Code: WIN0004TLK

    Chess Club Manager, part of the Think Like A King School Chess Software System, lets you create all the information a chess club needs, and use it to transform an activity into a varsity sport. This remarkably easy-to-use software enables you to fully motivate students with features like club ratings and standings, bonus points and statistics.
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    Chess Club Manager 2.5 - WIN/MAC

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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 Club Manager 2.5 - Teaching Package - WIN/MAC
    Catalog Code: WIN0005TLK

    The Chess Club Manager Teaching Package is part of the Think Like A King system -- comprehensive software that lets schools or families use chess to help kids build the critical thinking skills they'll need for learning ... and for life.
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    Chess Club Manager 2.5 - Teaching Package - WIN/MAC

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    Chess Strategy - Become a Grandmaster
    Catalog Code: WIN0006AK

    For intermediate and advanced players. Based on the most common and important pawn structures such as center pawn formations, isolated pawn, hanging pawns (and more), strategical methods will be presented for both camps, and will increase your understanding of those positions dramatically. When studying each theme step by step, you can master all the strategical methods and improve your play.
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    Chess Strategy - Become a Grandmaster

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    Rybka 4 Opening Book
    Catalog Code: WIN0006CB

    The Rybka 4 opening book is a high-class compilation of opening theory. It was developed for the worlds strongest chess entity - 100 cores cluster Rybka and program Rybka4 and will maximize the programs playing strength.
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    Rybka 4 Opening Book

    Regular Price: $32.95

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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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