Every chess coach preaches that attacking a stranded king in the center is the easiest thing to do, but how about attacking a king which has already castled? More often than not kings hide on the kingside, right? So, that’s a good reason for you to know how to attack a king which has castled short. FM Valeri Lilov is glad to help you in this tricky business! His DVD focuses on a number fool-proof plans and techniques for successfully destroying the enemy’s fortress to bring the opponent’s king to justice! In a number of very instructive lectures, FM Lilov discusses g7 and h7 sacrifices, as well as various plans and ideas typical for certain positional setups, including opening the f-file and destroying the pawn bastions in front of the king. In addition, Valeri skillfully presents some of the most effective techniques for creating checkmating threats for the opponent. His presentation will often leave you with a lasting impression from the splendid examples Valeri has carefully selected to illustrate his points. Now it’s time to enjoy the art of chess with FM Valeri Lilov! Video running time: 3 h 59 min Video sample System requirements Pentium-Processor at 300 Mhz or higher, 64 MB RAM, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, DVD drive, mouse, soundcard
Attacking a King which has Castled Short - Valeri Lilov
The Najdorf system in the Sicilian Defence has a legendary reputation as a defensive weapon for Black.
MR. KASPAROV - How to Play the Najdorf - VOLUME 2
In its continuing effort to document the illustrious history of the Staunton Chessmen, The House of Staunton is proud to introduce the newest member of our new British Chess Company Collection - The London Series.
The British Chess Company - Staunton Popular Chess Set, Board, & Box Combination - 4.0" King
The more reduced the material on the board is the more important it is to be able to estimate the potential of the pieces correctly. In endgames with asymmetrical material this is absolutely crucial. The new 12th DVD in Karsten Müller‘s popular series continues the journey started with the 11th to discuss endgames with an uneven material balance. This time the endgame expert from Hamburg analyses the following constellations:
CHESS ENDGAMES - Rook Against Knight - Karsten Mueller - VOLUME 12
This disk is a perfect tool for players looking for a complicated battle against 1.d4
World Champion's Guide to the King's Indian - Rustam Kasimdzhanov
The House of Staunton is proud to offer the Matera Series Artisan Chess set. A full club-sized Chess set, it features a 4.4" King with a 1.8" diameter base. The Chess pieces are hand carved by our master artisans and crafted out of the highest grade woods. The Chess pieces are heavily weighted with a beautiful finish.
The Matera Artisan Chess Set, Board, & Box Combination - 4.4" King
The author has very often been asked by his students - what should I do against rarely played lines and openings? This DVD is aimed at answering that question... A complete repertoire for Black is set out to be used against moves such as 1.Nf3, 1.f4, 1.g3, 1.Nc3, 1.b3, 1.b4 and 1.g4. The author uses content from his own notebooks to provide a full explanation of how to proceed. Important chess principles are explained which help the student tackle the unknown!
How to Combat Rare Lines as Black - Sergei Tiviakov
On this ChessBase DVD, International Master Andrew Martin makes a compelling case for playing the Leningrad in competitive games and demonstrates that this is the ideal opening for players willing to embrace risk and who like to WIN.
ABC of the Leningrad Dutch - Andrew Martin
The Centurion Series Luxury Chess set features a 4.0'' King with a 1.875'' diameter base and has been crafted to replicate the design and proportions of the original Staunton pattern Chessmen, and combines them with an exquisite Knight design that is best described as thoroughly modern, yet still traditional
The Centurion Series Luxury Chess Pieces - 4.0" King
The Deluxe Chess Tournament Bag from the House of Staunton is designed to not only carry all of your tournament equipment, including roll-up chessboards, chess pieces, clock, pencils and scorebook, but can also carry a House of Staunton-brand folding wooden chessboard. It measures 26" x 14", with a strap with shoulder support and reinforced nylon handles for easy transport.
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Attacking Techniques and Transformations
Similar to the first MOCT-DVD it’ s all about tactical explosive stuff. In lively opening-, middlegame- and endgame discussions Bremen chess trainer and analyst FM Claus Dieter Meyer again has put under the microscope a comprehensive fund of topical and timeless games/fragments, a great deal taken from German Bundesliga praxis, and in doing so has filtered out many motifs/themes and brought attacking techniques and transformations in focus.
The Magics of Chess Tactics - Meyer & Muller - VOL. 2
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 House of Staunton is proud to offer the Almeria Series Luxury Chess Pieces. A full club-sized Chess set, it features a 4.4" King with a 2.0" diameter base. The Chess pieces are hand carved by our master artisans and crafted out of the highest grade woods. The Chess pieces are heavily weighted with a beautiful finish.
The Almeria Series Luxury Chess Pieces - 4.4" King
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!
Chess Assistant 17 - Professional Package with Houdini 5 PRO
Understanding how to use pawns and how to handle different pawn structures are important topics for young or improving players to consider. On this new ChessBase DVD, IM and FIDE Senior Trainer Andrew Martin investigates the notion that ‘pawns are the soul of chess’ and tries to explain exactly what this means. The effective use of pawns in the opening leads to the correct development of the pieces and a good game springs naturally from there. The pawn structure must be considered throughout the game and this is something that Martin also touches upon. The viewer will be treated to a tour of excellent games, both old and new, many from the period 2012-2014, which highlight key ideas about the correct use of pawns and from which one cannot fail to improve one’s technique. Thus this DVD is ideal for players below 1800 or indeed ambitious players of any level.
First Steps in Pawn Structures - Andrew Martin
The newest addition to Andrew Martin Fritz Trainer Opening software DVD series: The ABC of the Vienna.
ABC of the Vienna - Andrew Martin
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The House of Staunton is proud to offer the Camaratta Signature Series Cooke Luxury Chess Set, Box & Board Combination. It includes our Camaratta Cooke Series Luxury chess pieces (3.5" King Height), handcrafted out of the highest grade Bocote and Boxwood with our African Palisander Signature Contemporary Chess board (2.25" Squares) and your choice of one of our luxury chess boxes.
The Camaratta Signature Series Cooke Luxury Chess Set & Board Combination - As Featured in Wired Magazine
Total Chess Training consists of five magnificent educational programs: Chess Tactics Art 3.0; Strategy 2.0; Encyclopedia of Middlegame; Encyclopedia of Opening Blunders; Studies2.0 with new printing possibilities, covering every phase or aspect of chess.
DOWNLOAD - Total Chess Training - VOLUME 1
The Sicilian family is big but the Sicilian that puts most pressure on White’s centre is the Classical Variation – Black quickly develops both knights to their most active squares. This DVD offers Black a complete repertoire against all weapons White may employ on move six. The recommended repertoire is not as risky as other Sicilians but still offers Black plenty of counter-play. It is an ideal system for players who want to enter the wonderful world of the Sicilian.
The Classical Sicilian - Mihail Marin
Many players struggle to find solid openings to play as Black, especially if they have relatively little time to study theory. This DVD addresses this problem, presenting a solid and easy to learn Black repertoire against White’s two main opening moves, 1.e4 and 1.d4.
1. e6 - A Solid Repertoire Against 1. d4 and 1. e4 - Nigel Davies
The House of Staunton is proud to offer the Ferrara Series Luxury Chess Pieces. A full club-sized Chess set, it features a 4.4" King with a 1.9" diameter base. The Chess pieces are hand carved by our master artisans and crafted out of the highest grade woods. The Chess pieces are heavily weighted with a beautiful finish.
The Ferrara Series Luxury Chess Pieces - 4.4" King
If you are a beginner, you just have to learn how to defend your pieces from being taken!
DOWNLOAD - Chess: Simple Defense
64 Bit Multiprocessor Version
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.
Komodo Chess 11
In this DVD, Lilov will teach you a plan for Black with a6, b5, Bb7, Nbd7 and c5, which is one of the best ways to meet Whites Queens Gambit.
Queen's Gambit Accepted - Valeri Lilov
The House of Staunton is proud to offer the finest set of bone chess pieces that we've ever produced - the Selenus Bone Luxury Chess pieces. It features a 4.0'' King with a 1.3'' diameter base. The Chess pieces are hand carved by our master artisans and crafted out of the highest camel bone. The Chess pieces are naturally weighted with luxurious billiard cloth base pads and a beautiful finish.
The Selenus Luxury Bone Chess Set, Board & Box Combination - 4.0" King
This is a course for club level chess players based on a textbook by distinguished Russian chess trainer Victor Golenishchev.
DOWNLOAD - Chess Guide for Club Players
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.
CHESSBASE 14 - STARTER Edition With FREE T-Shirt
The variation against the Ruy Lopez presented in meticulous detail by Alexei Shirov.
Guide to the Tkachiev Ruy Lopez - Alexei Shirov
The House of Staunton is proud to offer the Congress Series Chess set. A full tournament-sized Chess set, it features a 3.75" King with a 1.5" diameter base. The Chess pieces are hand carved by our master artisans and crafted out of the highest grade woods. The Chess pieces are heavily weighted with luxurious billiard cloth base pads and a beautiful finish.
The Congress Chess Set, Board & Box Combination - 3.75" King
Volume 1: Chess opening Principles. Demonstrates that you don't need to try to memorize hundreds of openings variations as long as you play the opening by following common basic ideas. You'll learn all about fast development, centralization, mobility, and defense, all of which will help you get a good position which will lead directly into a playable middle game. 20 chapters, 90 minutes.
Chess King's Complete Chess Course - Opening Principles
The House of Staunton is proud to offer the The Northern Upright Chess Pieces Chess Pieces. A full club-sized Chess set, it features a 4.5" King with a 1.5" diameter base. The Chess pieces are hand carved by our master artisans and crafted out of the highest grade woods. The Chess pieces are heavily weighted with a beautiful finish.
The Northern Upright Chess Set, Board and Box Combination - The Camaratta Collection - 4.5" King
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Openings Vol 03: Queen's Gambit and Queen's Pawn games (1.d4 d5) is the third in a series of five volumes dealing with the fundamentals of opening play in chess.
CHESSBASE TUTORIALS - Queen's Gambit and Queen's Pawn Games - VOLUME 3
Americas International Master John Donaldson brought the lives of two masters from his home town Seattle close to broad readership. Now, both books have been captured in full on this CD, with additional content.
In this video, experienced tournament players and experts in each specific opening will teach you what you absolutely have to know about the King's Indian, Nimzo Indian, Queen's Indian, and Bogo Indian.
CHESSBASE TUTORIALS - Indian Defences - VOLUME 4
Endgame for Experts - Rustam Kasimdzhanov
This DVD, called ‘Endgame Magic’, tries to cover important parts on this field and help to assimilate knowledge and understand in depth the proper handling of endgame in certain cases.
CHESS EXPERTISE STEP BY STEP - Endgame Magic - Efstratios Grivas - VOLUME 4