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    ALEXANDRA KOSTENIUK - My Best Chess Games
    Catalog Code: DVD0002AK

    Watch and listen to Alexandra Kosteniuk as she shows you her career's top 10 games from her first serious championship when she was 10 years old, until she became the 12th Women's World Chess Champion. She speaks about the importance of the circumstances around each game and gives valuable tips and insights along with her detailed comments.
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    ALEXANDRA KOSTENIUK - My Best Chess Games

    $19.95
    Classic Karpov - Chess Lecture - Volume 161
    Presented by IM Bill Paschall
    Catalog Code: DVD0161CL

    Anatoly Yevgenyevich Karpov (Russian: born May 23, 1951) is a Russian chess grandmaster and former World Champion from 1975 to 1985 when he was defeated by Garry Kasparov. Karpov played three matches against Kasparov for the title from 1986 to 1990, before becoming FIDE World Champion once again after Kasparov broke away from FIDE in 1993. Karpov kept the title until 1999, when he resigned his title in protest against FIDE's new world championship rules.
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    Classic Karpov - Chess Lecture - Volume 161

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    Alexander Alekhine - My Best Games of Chess - 1908-1937
    Two Volumes Bound as One
    Catalog Code: B0045DV

    This unequaled collection reproduces Alekhine's 220 best games, his own personal acounts of the dazzling victories that made him a legend. Spanning almost thirty years of tournament play, it includes historic matches against Capablanca, Euwe and Bogoljubov, and chronicles his briliant ascent to world mastery, his surprising defeat in 1935, and his dramatic return two years later - the first deposed champion to regain his crown.
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    Alexander Alekhine - My Best Games of Chess - 1908-1937

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    Garry Kasparov's Opening Repertoire
    Catalog Code: B0137IS

    This work has been updated in 2012 to include all of the latest World Chess Championship matches by Garry Kasparov.
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    Garry Kasparov's Opening Repertoire

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    Tal Botvinnik 1960
    Catalog Code: B0001RE

    One of the greatest books ever written about a world championship match. Take a trip with the Magician from Riga as he invites you to share his thoughts and feelings as he does battle for the world title.
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    Tal Botvinnik 1960

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    E-DVD WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 6 - Secrets on How to Think like a Grandmaster
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0006SP

    On disk 1, Susan shares with you three of her best and highly instructional games on how a grandmaster thinks, reasons and approaches each move. This DVD will help you to take these easy to follow ideals and principles and apply them to your own games.

    On disk 2, the Polgar sisters Susan, Sofia and Judit, along with their parents give their first public appearance in over 10 years.
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    E-DVD WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 6 - Secrets on How to Think like a Grandmaster

    $19.95
    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 55 - A Tribute to Bobby Fischer
    Catalog Code: DVD0055RM

    This DVD is Grandmaster Roman Dzindzichashvili's tribute to ''the greatest pure chess genius of all time'' ---Robert J. ''Bobby'' Fischer.
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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 55 - A Tribute to Bobby Fischer

    $19.95
    E-DVD WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 11 - Mastering The French - PART 1
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0011SP

    On this 3 Part DVD series, Susan Polgar will share with you her experiences, exciting battles, and won games from the first opening she ever learned at the early age of 4. Although the French can be complex, the main benefit is there are not many long and forceful lines compared to other openings.
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    E-DVD WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 11 - Mastering The French - PART 1

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    Learn from Karpov - Chess Lecture - Volume 93
    Catalog Code: DVD0093CL

    Examine the brilliance of Karpov with GM Bryan Smith. Anatoly Karpov was the 12th world champion, and is considered by many to be one of the greatest chess players of all time. Karpov is known for a well rounded style, and as a practical player, strategist and positional player.
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    Learn from Karpov - Chess Lecture - Volume 93

    $19.95
    EBOOK - Alekhine Alert
    A Repertoire for Black Against 1. e4
    Catalog Code: E-B0301EM

    Former US Open Champion Timothy Taylor takes a contemporary look at one of Black's most ambitious counters to 1 e4, the Alekhine Defence. This is a sharp opening in which Black attacks from the very beginning, luring White's central pawns forward in the expectation of destroying them later on.
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    EBOOK - Alekhine Alert

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    E-DVD WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 3 - Essential Chess Tactics and Combinations
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0003SP

    As the famous saying goes 'Chess is 99% tactics.' What are chess tactics? Tactics are maneuvers that take advantage of short-term opportunities, often (but not necessarily) involving combinations or sacrifices. In this DVD, Susan will introduce the most common tactical elements in chess.
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    E-DVD WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 3 - Essential Chess Tactics and Combinations

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    Chess Psychologist World Champion Tal
    Catalog Code: B0179IS

    This book contains 60 games in Descriptive Notation annotated by Liepnieks and other Latvian masters including Edmars Mednis, Paul Tautvaisas and John Tums based on the notes by Tal. It also includes Tal's Chess Quiz based on 10 of Tal's games. (WARNING: This quiz is too difficult. You will not be able to solve the problems.)
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    Chess Psychologist World Champion Tal

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    E-DVD WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 9 - Essential Basic Endgames - PART 2
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0009SP

    It is Essential to know how to play and win your Endgames. In fact, the Endgames are more essential to learn than Openings. In Lesson 1 of this DVD, Susan will cover all the essential Rook Endgames, including: Rook vs. one Pawn, Rook vs. two connected Pawns, Rook vs. Bishop, Rook vs. Knight, the Philidor and Lucena positions, Multi-pawn Endgames, Rook and Bishop vs. Rook, Rook vs one Pawn and two Pawns, Rook vs. Bishop, and Rook and Pawn vs. Rook.
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    E-DVD WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 9 - Essential Basic Endgames - PART 2

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    E-DVD WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 5 - Bobby Fischer's Most Brilliant Instructional Games and Combinations
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0005SP

    Susan Polgar will share with you her personal knowledge of Bobby Fischer. Susan answers some of the questions everyone wants to know like who would have won the Fischer vs. Karpov match in 1975; the impact Fischer had on chess; what she learned from Bobby and how he compares with today's best.
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    E-DVD WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 5 - Bobby Fischer's Most Brilliant Instructional Games and Combinations

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    E-DVD LEARNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - Chess for Absolute Beginners
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0014SP

    Susan Polgar's Learning Chess the Easy Way: Chess for Absolute Beginners is by far one of the best ever DVDs made to teach beginners how to play the worlds greatest game. Susan teaches with the aid of great graphics and annimation beginners basic chess knowledge.
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    E-DVD LEARNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - Chess for Absolute Beginners

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    Smyslov Endgames - PART 2 - Chess Lecture - Volume 49
    Catalog Code: DVD0049CL

    GM Jesse Kraai reviews Vassily Smyslov, his favorite player of all time. Jesse claims studying Smyslov’s endgames helped him become a Grandmaster.Vasily Vasilyevich Smyslov (Russian March 24, 1921 – 27 March 2010) was a Soviet and Russian Grandmaster and was World Chess Champion from 1957 to 1958. He was a Candidate for the World Chess Championship on eight times (1948, 1950, 1953, 1956, 1959, 1965, 1983, and 1985). Smyslov twice tied for first at the Soviet Championship (1949, 1955), and his total of 17 Chess Olympiad medals won is an all-time record. In five European Team Championships, Smyslov won ten gold medals.
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    Smyslov Endgames - PART 2 - Chess Lecture - Volume 49

    $19.95
    ALEXANDRA KOSTENIUK - Chess Blitz Fever
    Catalog Code: DVD0003AK

    Chess Queen Alexandra Kosteniuk Shows You How to Win at Blitz Chess!Watch and listen to Women's World Chess Champion Alexandra Kosteniuk as she gives you tips to win at Blitz chess, and shows you in great detail and with accompanying live feed eight of her best wins from the 2009 World Blitz Chess Championship. Alexandra outplayed many higher-rated players, including the World Chess Champion Grandmaster Vishwanathan Anand and the highest rated player in the world, Grandmaster Magnus Carlsen
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    ALEXANDRA KOSTENIUK - Chess Blitz Fever

    $19.95
    Carlsen's Black Magic & Carlsen in Baku - Chess Lecture - Volume 30
    Catalog Code: DVD0030CL

    IM David Vigorito is the 2007 Masschusetts Champion. He has been the state champion of New Hampshire and Nevada. David rated at 2479 in USCF and is the Champion of the Boylston (Boston) Chess Club. He playes in the 2006 U.S. Championship after finishing in a tie for 3rd place at the U.S. Open in Phoenix.
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    Carlsen's Black Magic & Carlsen in Baku - Chess Lecture - Volume 30

    $19.95
    Teaching Chess - Step By Step - Exercises - BOOK 2
    Catalog Code: B0048RE

    This book is designed to be a companion of Book 1, Teaching Chess Step by Step Teacher's Manual. It contains a series of exercises designed to reinforce the knowledge that children gain from the teacher's presentations in the classroom. The exercises were designed for K-12 beginners and require a minimum of explanation. The solution may be written in chess notation or drawn on the board.
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    Teaching Chess - Step By Step - Exercises - BOOK 2

    The World Chess Championship - 1951
    Botvinnik v. Bronstein
    Catalog Code: B0222IS

    The 1951 match for the World Chess Championship was exceptionally hard fought. Each player won 5 games and the remaining 14 games were drawn. The match ended in a 12-12 tie and, under the rules, the champion, Botvinnik, retained his title. A new appendix has been added to the end of this book with all the games converted to Algebraic notation and the concluded diagram for each game.
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    The World Chess Championship - 1951

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    E-DVD WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 1 - The Basic Principles of Chess
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0001SP

    Susan will take you through 8 easy to follow, highly instructive games covering the basic principles of chess. This will help your understanding of chess and is guaranteed to improve your chess game. She will show you how to avoid the most common mistakes made in chess and give your chess game a strong, fundamentally sound foundation.
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    E-DVD WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 1 - The Basic Principles of Chess

    $19.95
    Pro Chess DVD - Vol. 3
    Kasparov Deep Blue 1997 Rematch Vol. 1 & 2
    Catalog Code: DVD0003PC

    GM Yasser Seirawan presents analysis and commentary from the 1997 match between PCA World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov and IBM’s chess supercomputer Deep Blue. Seirawan, with the able assistance of his fellow grandmaster Ron Henley, provides the viewer with riveting and penetrating insights into this historic chess event.
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    Pro Chess DVD - Vol. 3

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    The Logical Approach to Chess
    Catalog Code: B0105IS

    This has long been one of the standard books on basic chess strategy. It takes the player from the middle game of chess and shows how to take it to a favorable conclusion.
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    The Logical Approach to Chess

    $19.95
    E-DVD WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 7 - The Colle-Zukertort System
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0007SP

    On This DVD Susan will teach you an exciting and dynamic easy to learn system to play The Colle- Zukertort. Susan brings you 20 years of her own experience with this opening which is perfect for the player who only wants to spend one tenth (1/10) the time it normally takes to master an opening. So if you are looking to avoid well known deeply analyzed main theoretical Opening lines and want to win games in and out of opening, the Colle-Zukertort System is for you.
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    E-DVD WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 7 - The Colle-Zukertort System

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    Bobby Fischer Comes Home
    The Final Years in Iceland, a Saga of Friendship and Lost Illusions
    Catalog Code: B0109NIC

    Bobby Fischer Comes Home tells the story of their complicated friendship and paints an intimate portrait of the last years of the man who many see as the greatest chess player that ever lived.
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    Bobby Fischer Comes Home

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    E-DVD WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 12 - Mastering The French - PART 2
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0012SP

    On this 3 Part DVD series Susan Polgar will share with you her experiences, exciting battles, and won games from the first opening she ever learned at the early age of 4. Although the French can be complex, the main benefit is there are not many long and forceful lines compared to other openings.
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    E-DVD WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 12 - Mastering The French - PART 2

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    Karpov Endgames - Chess Lecture - Volume 96
    Hosted by GM Jesse Kraai
    Catalog Code: DVD0096CL

    Anatoly Karpov was the 12th world champion and is considered by many to be one of the greatest players of all time. His tournament successes include over 160 first-place finishes. He had a peak Elo rating of 2780, and his 90 total months at world number one is second all-all time just behind Garry Kasparov.
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    Karpov Endgames - Chess Lecture - Volume 96

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    World Champion Smyslov and His 120 Best Games
    Catalog Code: B0178IS

    This collection of best games of Smyslov is probably the best collection of his annotated games in Descriptive Notation. This book was first published in 1958, the year that Vassily Smyslov was World Chess Champion.
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    World Champion Smyslov and His 120 Best Games

    $19.95
    Alexander Alekhine - My Best Games of Chess - 1908-1923
    Catalog Code: B0010IS

    This is the book that every chess master and grandmaster has read and studied, and every aspiring chess master should be reading. The author, a World Chess Champion, clearly explains the most complex and difficult concepts. Grandmaster Reuben Fine wrote that Alekhine's collection of best games was one of the three most beautiful that he knew.
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    Alexander Alekhine - My Best Games of Chess - 1908-1923

    $19.95
    ALEXANDRA KOSTENIUK - How I Became the 12th World Champion
    Catalog Code: DVD0001AK

    Exclusive DVD with over 3 hours of commented games and movies by the 12th World Chess Champion in the history of Chess Alexandra Kosteniuk. Every single game she played in Nalchik to win the World Title commented in detail in her own voice.
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    ALEXANDRA KOSTENIUK - How I Became the 12th World Champion

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    E-BOOK Petrosian - Move by Move
    Catalog Code: E-B0386EM

    Tigran Petrosian was a World Chess Champion and a true legend of the game. He was nicknamed "Iron Tigran" because of his incredible defensive skills that made him a formidable opponent who was virtually impossible to defeat. Petrosian was the master of restraint, prophylaxis and prevention. He could spot and defuse threats well before they were created, suck the life out an opponent's position and then seize a vice-like grip on the game. In this book, International Master Thomas Engqvist selects and examines his favourite Petrosian games, and shows us how we can all learn and improve our chess by studying Petrosian's masterpieces.
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    E-BOOK Petrosian - Move by Move

    $21.95
    EBOOK - King's Indian Attack - Move by Move
    Catalog Code: E-B0394EM

    This series provides an ideal platform to study chess openings. By continually challenging the reader to answer probing questions throughout the book, the Move by Move format greatly encourages the learning and practising of vital skills just as much as the traditional assimilation of opening knowledge. Carefully selected questions and answers are designed to keep you actively involved and allow you to monitor your progress as you learn.
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    EBOOK - King's Indian Attack - Move by Move

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    My 60 Memorable Games
    Algebraic Edition
    Catalog Code: B0022BT

    In this authoritative reissue of one of the most important chess books ever written, the great Bobby Fischer takes the reader move by move through 60 of his most instructive and entertaining games, including the astounding 'Game of the Century' played when he was only 15 years old!
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    My 60 Memorable Games

    $22.95
    Study Chess with Tal
    Catalog Code: B0117BT

    Mikhail Tal is one of the all-time chess greats. In 1960 he became the youngest champion in world history at the age of 23, sweeping to victory at his first attempt. His extraordinary tactical ability has never been bettered, and his reputation goes from strength to strength. This absorbing book, first published in the early 1980s, is based on diaries kept by Tal’s coach from their training sessions, and this unique perspective makes it a fascinating and effective chess instructor, written in engaging language and suitable for teenagers as well as older readers. It shows how Tal achieved greatness through hard work, application and the influence of a world-class coach, and through this book modern readers can catch a glimpse of the development of a true chess genius. The book is fully updated and converted to algebraic format.
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    Study Chess with Tal

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    WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 2 - Learn How to Create a Plan in the Opening, Middlegame and Endgame
    Catalog Code: DVD0002SP

    Planning in chess is essential throughout the entire game. On this DVD, Susan will teach you the general ideas and concepts for short and long term planning in the opening, middle and endgame. You will come away with a better understanding and insight on all three phases of a chess game. Your moves will have more meaning and purpose, which will result in more wins. So, sit back and let Susan teach you the foundation of essential chess planning.
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    WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 2 - Learn How to Create a Plan in the Opening, Middlegame and Endgame

    $24.95
    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

    $24.95

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