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Playing 1.e4 with White is often associated with having to know reams of opening theory but this does not have to be the case.
1. e4 for the Creative Attacker - Nigel Davies
This course covers a wide range of opening, middlegame and endgame subjects.
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The Modern Benoni is a fighting defence that will suit players aiming for active play rather than patient defence.
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.
Chess Club Manager 2.5 - WIN/MAC
Great players always had and still have more than just broad theoretical knowledge. Every of them has some favorite methods, which simply help to score more points. The greatest even have favorite pawn structures!
Winning Structures - Adrian Mikhalchishin
With the Traxler Variation (4.Ng5 Bc5!?) spearheading their repertoire, any player should look forward to fighting for the initiative against the Two Knights with Black. Its slightly dubious reputation shouldn’t put you off from buying this DVD - as the author clearly demonstrates - a great number of spectacular resources for Black are on show, supported by original analysis.
FRITZ TRAINER - A Black Repertoire against the Two Knights - Robert Ris
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.
Attacking Chess - Jacob Aagaard - VOLUME 2
This difficult, but extremely important subject is explained on the DVD with the help of many examples, including classics but also modern games.
STRATEGY UNIVERSITY - Prevention and Preparation - Adrian Mikhalchishin - VOLUME 2
Do you have a PocketPC and want to play chess via the internet with players from around the world? If so, you need Pocket Chess Internet from Convekta. Unlike other internet playing services, there are NO ANNUAL FEES - once you have purchased the software, you will have a lifetime membership to one of the top Internet chess portals - ChessOK.
CLEARANCE - Pocket Chess Internet
Regular Price: $14.95
Special Price $7.48
First Steps in Positional Play attempts to equip the viewer with all the information he or she needs to begin to tackle this aspect of chess.
First Steps in Opening Play - Andrew Martin
My Best Games in the Spanish by Alexei Shirov - VOLUME 2
After 4 years since my book on the Chebanenko Slav we can definitely say this opening is even more popular and everybody links the name of Chebanenko to the line with 4... a6 in the Slav.
The Chebanenko - Still Improved - Victor Bologan
Covers Queen's Pawn Openings such as the Trompowsky, the London System, the Colle System, the Torre Attack.
Queen's Pawn Openings - Andrew Martin
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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During his career he has played the 3.Bb5 system with both colours and he shares with you on this DVD his valuable experience in the form of video lessons which take up a total running time of more than seven hours.
Sicilian with 3. BB5 - Alexei Shirov
Chess Training Package for intermediate players consists of five magnificent educational programs that cover all the aspects of chess: Opening, Tactics, Strategy and Ending.
DOWNLOAD - Chess Training Package for Intermediate Players
The French Defense is one of the best choices a player can make for his opening repertoire, especially older players with limited study time.
French Defense Strategy - Nigel Davies
Deep Shredder 13 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. Many functions are available foranalyzing one's own chess games, including a built-in chess coach, who is alert to mistakes and helps improve your chess play.
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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.
CHESS ENDGAMES - Strategical Endgames - Karsten Muller - VOLUME 4
Tactical motifs, themes, and techniques are among the core concepts explained in the present DVD
TACTICS - From Basics to Brilliance - Valeri Lilov - VOLUME 1
Wherever he appears, chess fans gather in crowds. Garry Kasparov is the strongest chess player of our time – and a great personality who can represent the sport like no other chess professional. Now Kasparov comes into your home and shares with you his knowledge of one of the great openings in chess.
MR. KASPAROV - How to Play the Queen's Gambit
This DVD is a good investment if you are serious about the Nimzo-Indian and can follow the theoretical lines in this depth. A lower-rated player should consult a book that covers the basic ideas of the opening before proceeding.
No Fear of 1.d4! - Nimzo Indian - Sergei Tiviakov - VOLUME 2
The Maroczy System of the Sicilian Defence is one of the modern openings where Black attacks the white centre mainly with pieces.
Maroczy System - Sergei Tiviakov
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.
HIARCS Chess Explorer for MAC
In his DVD series on the French Defence, Rustam Kasimdzhanov presents a promising White repertoire based upon 3.Nc3
BEATING THE FRENCH - Rustam Kasimdzhanov - VOLUME 2
Encyclopedia of Middlegame V 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 500 games/lectures.
DOWNLOAD - Encyclopedia of Middlegame - VOLUME V
For Beginning and Intermediate Players
The CD-ROM is a multimedia guide to chess featuring basic rules, strategies and useful exercises to test one's knowledge. You can also choose to test what you've learned by playing the three-level (easy, medium, difficult) software component... the difficult level appears to be at least master level. What makes this CD different from others is GM Ashley's trademark enthusiasm and exciting sports analogies which makes learning chess both easy and enjoyable.
MAC - Maurice Ashley Teaches Chess
Regular Price: $12.95
Special Price $9.95
10th Power Play DVD Grandmaster Daniel King will help you to assess how good you are at calculating, and gives you tips as to how you might sharpen your thought processes at the chessboard.
POWER PLAY - Calculation - Daniel King - VOLUME 10
Born in 1975 in Tuapse on the shores of the Black Sea, Vladimir Kramnik studied at the Botvinnik-Kasparov chess school. At 16 he was included in the Russian Olympiad team and scored a sensational 8.5/9, the best result at the Olympiad.
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP - My Path to the Top - Vladimir Kramnik
Club players will enjoy adding the O’Kelly to their repertoire and many opponents will be unfamiliar with the unusual problems that Black is posing.
O'Kelly Sicilian - Andrew Martin
The chess programs Shredder Classic 5 Windows, Shredder 13 Windows and Deep Shredder 13 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. Many functions are available for analysing one's own chess games, including a built-in chess coach, who is alert to mistakes and helps improve your chess play.
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Endgame for Experts - Rustam Kasimdzhanov
The current DVD covers all of Black’s replies to the Catalan, some of which can even transpose to other openings such as the Tarrasch System and the Queen’s Indian.
The Catalan - Victor Bologan
The Slav and Semi-Slav revisited For Shirov the Slav and the Semi-Slav form one huge and common opening.
Slav and Semi-Slav Revisited - Alexei Shirov
On this DVD Davies arms the viewer with insights into how to handle things and demonstrates how he thinks White should meet Black’s main defences.
The Nimzowitsch-Larsen Attack - Nigel Davies
Alekhine‘s Defence is an excellent opening to play if one wants to go for the win.
ABC of the Alekhine - Andrew Martin - 2nd Edition
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.