In this diverse and instructive DVD, International Master Andrew Martin explains how the opening works, with the help of mostly recent, complete master games, although there are some classics too!
ABC of the Ruy Lopez - Andrew Martin - 2nd Edition
Covers Queen's Pawn Openings such as the Trompowsky, the London System, the Colle System, the Torre Attack.
Queen's Pawn Openings - Andrew Martin
In more than four hours of video, the genius from Latvia presents and explains his best Sveshnikov games, from his first successes in 1992 to his latest achievements in the year 2007.
My Best Games in the Sveshnikov - Alexei Shirov
With this DVD on the Russian Defence (Petroff Defence) Alexei Shirov continues the successful and highly praised series of his best games.
My Best Games in the Petroff Defense - Alexei Shirov
The Grunfeld Indian is an active and dynamic reply to 1.d4 which can lead to complex and extremely sharp positions. So it’s no wonder that GM Alexei Shirov has included this opening.
My Best Games in the Grunfeld - Alexei Shirov
In his DVD series on Beating the French Vol. 1, Rustam Kasimdzhanov presents a promising White repertoire based upon 3.Nc3.
BEATING THE FRENCH - Rustam Kasimdzhanov - VOLUME 1
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
In his DVD series on the French Defence, Rustam Kasimdzhanov presents a promising White repertoire based on 3.Nc3.
BEATING THE FRENCH - Rustam Kasimdzhanov - VOLUME 3
The Closed Sicilian, by Nigel Davies is produced by Chessbase as part of the Fritz Trainer Opening series.
Closed Sicilian - Nigel Davies
On this DVD Davies discusses the various ways by which a player can conduct psychological warfare, from inducing Pavlovian responses to insulting the opposition with provocative moves.
Chess for Scoundrels - Nigel Davies
The Meran Variation is an extremely dynamic opening, and its no coincidence that it belongs to the opening repertoire of geniusses such as Kasparov, Kramnik, Anand and Shirov.
When playing as White, if you do not want to enter sharp opening systems, you would do better to fight against the Dragon by castling short. These specific variations are the theme of Rogozenko‘s CD Dragon 1.
Sicilian Dragon 1
The Dragon system of the Sicilian Defence belongs to those openings, which you do not simply play casually, but about which you become passionate.
Sicilian Dragon 2
This is the position which has been examined by our English author. GM Kosten's very commited work is an exclusive database with ''only'' 942 entries.
There is little doubt that, with its numerous sub-systems, the Sicilian Defence represents a powerful challenge for anyone who plays 1.e4.
Sicilian Alapin System
he French Defense has a proven reputation for adaptability and soundness, and is attractive to the Black player who seeks a complex strategic fi ght in unbalanced positions, with healthy counterplay and many chances to decide sharp battles in his favor!
French w/o Nc3
This DVD will help you to analyse and reassess your opening play so that you can begin the game off the right foot.
POWER PLAY - Start Right - Daniel King - VOLUME 4
The Nimzo-Indian can well be called the opening of the world champions.
How to Play Nimzo
The variations 4.f3 and the Sämisch, which are presented on this CD, are ideally suited to fight the Nimzo Indian.
Nimzo Indian 4. f3
The Colle System is rather a playing scheme than an opening.
The Pirc Defence is a highly flexible and double-edged opening with which Black can avoid premature simplification and go for the full point.
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.
His first CD is intended first of all for players who already have some experience with the Dragon.
Dragon for Experts
The Philidor Denfence 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 combines a number of advantages. The black player has a choice of various types of positions - he can play with or without capturing on d4.
The Queens Gambit Accepted is one of the classical openings against 1.d4 and has been (is) part of the repertoire of all World Champions.
Queen's Gambit Accepted
The Caro-Kann opening (1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5) is said, possibly unfairly, to be a bit on the tame side.
The Nimzo-Indian is not only one of the most solid openings against 1.d4, but it also suits the player with Black who is aiming from the start for the full point.
This training CD is designed to hone your skills in attack.
Mating Against 0-0
The Modern Benoni is a fighting defence that will suit players aiming for active play rather than patient defence.
The Sicilian Sveshnikov variation is a increasingly popular line in the Sicilian Defense.
This excellent CD is loaded with insightful commentary, and includes several introductory texts, video clips, and middlegame theme keys. In addition, the reader will find training keys and trainings tasks for each game.
Winning in 20 Moves
Johannes Sondermann, author of the biographic part of the CD, has made an objective portrait of the world champion's character.
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
The newest addition to Andrew Martin Fritz Trainer Opening software DVD series: The ABC of the Vienna.
ABC of the Vienna - Andrew Martin
The newest addition to Alexei Shirov Fritz Trainer Opening software DVD series: The Philidor Defence.
Philidor Defense - Alexei Shirov