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  1. ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 16 - Learn To Play The English Opening The Easy Way

    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 16 - Learn To Play The English Opening The Easy Way

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    GM Roman will teach you the unique way he plays White's most solid and easy to learn repertoire. Complex theory and variations are replaced with easy to learn plans and strategies that will teach you how to achieve good positions against all of black's responses. Learn More
  2. ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 69 - Dzindzi Anti-English Complete and Ambitious Systems for Black Against 1. c4

    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 69 - Dzindzi Anti-English Complete and Ambitious Systems for Black Against 1. c4

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    On this DVD, Roman will give you an easy-to-learn, complete setup for Black to play against the English. This New system is great because it gives Black an easy clear plan of attack which will be faster than your opponent's, who will unknowingly be following theory. Romans original Anti-English ideas and concepts were verified by Rybka and are only available on this DVD. Learn More
  3. FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 92 - The English Opening for the Average Player

    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 92 - The English Opening for the Average Player

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    The English Opening 1. c4 is ideal for the average player. White keeps many options open, yet in all lines retains a rock-solid and potentially very dynamic position.In this introduction to the English, International Master Andrew Martin takes you instructively and comprehensively through eleven recent English games, many featuring world-class Grandmasters, teaching you how the opening works as he goes along. Learn More
  4. ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 93 - Highly Instructive & Educational Games for the English Player

    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 93 - Highly Instructive & Educational Games for the English Player

    $19.95
    On this DVD, Grandmaster Roman Dzinzichashvili examines games that were played with various systems of the English Opening. This highly instructional and educational material contains many examples of the most typical mistakes that are made in the English Opening, by players of all skill levels. Learn More
  5. English Opening - Nigel Davies

    English Opening - Nigel Davies

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    The English Opening with 1.c4 is one of the most subtle yet combative means of starting a chess game which has found favor with many of the great players in history. Learn More
  6. English 1.c4 c5 for Black - Victor Bologan

    English 1.c4 c5 for Black - Victor Bologan

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    On this DVD Bologan recommends 1...c5 with very strict prescriptions on what to do on different white move orders. This discipline will help Black to have more clear ideas and plans against the white ''playing mood''. Learn More
  7. E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 16 - Learn To Play The English Opening The Easy Way

    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 16 - Learn To Play The English Opening The Easy Way

    $14.95
    GM Roman will teach you the unique way he plays White's most solid and easy to learn repertoire. Complex theory and variations are replaced with easy to learn plans and strategies that will teach you how to achieve good positions against all of black's responses. Learn More
  8. E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 69 - Dzindzi Anti-English Complete and Ambitious Systems for Black Against 1. c4

    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 69 - Dzindzi Anti-English Complete and Ambitious Systems for Black Against 1. c4

    $14.95
    On this DVD, Roman will give you an easy-to-learn, complete setup for Black to play against the English. This New system is great because it gives Black an easy clear plan of attack which will be faster than your opponent's, who will unknowingly be following theory. Romans original Anti-English ideas and concepts were verified by Rybka and are only available on this DVD. Learn More
  9. E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 92 - The English Opening for the Average Player

    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 92 - The English Opening for the Average Player

    $19.95
    The English Opening 1. c4 is ideal for the average player. White keeps many options open, yet in all lines retains a rock-solid and potentially very dynamic position.

    In this introduction to the English, International Master Andrew Martin takes you instructively and comprehensively through eleven recent English games, many featuring world-class Grandmasters, teaching you how the opening works as he goes along. Learn More
  10. E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 93 - Highly Instructive & Educational Games for the English Player

    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 93 - Highly Instructive & Educational Games for the English Player

    $14.95
    On this DVD, Grandmaster Roman Dzinzichashvili examines games that were played with various systems of the English Opening. This highly instructional and educational material contains many examples of the most typical mistakes that are made in the English Opening, by players of all skill levels. Learn More
  11. CLEARANCE - Beating the English Opening

    CLEARANCE - Beating the English Opening

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    Beating the English Opening Learn More
  12. SHOPWORN - English Openings - Symmetrical

    SHOPWORN - English Openings - Symmetrical

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    The English Opening is one of the most flexible and dynamic ways for White to begin the game, and it is no accident that it features in the repertoires of many leading grandmasters, including World Champion Garry Kasparov. The Latvian grandmaster Vladimir Bagirov has worked through an immense amount of practical material to produce a thoroughly professional and up-to-date guide to the most topical variations of this popular opening. This volume covers all variations where Black defends against 1 c4 with 1...c5. The companion volume English Opening: Classical and Indian deals with the classical 1...e5 or the 'Indian': 1...Nf6. Learn More
  13. CLEARANCE - Winning with 1. c4

    CLEARANCE - Winning with 1. c4

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    Winning with 1. c4 Learn More
  14. Starting Out - English

    Starting Out - English

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    Ideal for those wanting to understand the basics of the English Opening. The English is a sophisticated and popular opening system that is suitable for all types of players and can lead to both positional and tactical middlegames. Many of the world's top players, including Kasparov and Kramnik, include the English in their openings weaponry.

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  15. EBOOK - Starting Out - English

    EBOOK - Starting Out - English

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    Ideal for those wanting to understand the basics of the English Opening. The English is a sophisticated and popular opening system that is suitable for all types of players and can lead to both positional and tactical middlegames. Many of the world's top players, including Kasparov and Kramnik, include the English in their openings weaponry.

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  16. CLEARANCE - Tactics in the Chess Opening - VOLUME 6

    CLEARANCE - Tactics in the Chess Opening - VOLUME 6

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    This book covers all the tactical themes and typical traps in the main lines of the English, the Dutch and the Reti, as well as a couple of interesting gambits. They are explained in more than 200 carefully selected and annotated short games. Learn More
  17. SHOPWORN - Tactics in the Chess Opening - VOLUME 6

    SHOPWORN - Tactics in the Chess Opening - VOLUME 6

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    This book covers all the tactical themes and typical traps in the main lines of the English, the Dutch and the Reti, as well as a couple of interesting gambits. They are explained in more than 200 carefully selected and annotated short games. Learn More
  18. Play the English

    Play the English

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    An active opening repertoire for White! The English is a sophisticated opening which is very popular at all levels of chess: from up-and-coming players to World Champions such as Garry Kasparov and Vladimir Kramnik. It has many attractions, including flexibility and diversity: White can play either aggressively or quietly, and positions are rich in both strategy and tactics. Learn More
  19. SHOPWORN - Play the English

    SHOPWORN - Play the English

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    An active opening repertoire for White! The English is a sophisticated opening which is very popular at all levels of chess: from up-and-coming players to World Champions such as Garry Kasparov and Vladimir Kramnik. It has many attractions, including flexibility and diversity: White can play either aggressively or quietly, and positions are rich in both strategy and tactics.

    Learn More

  20. EBOOK - Play the English

    EBOOK - Play the English

    $19.95

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    An active opening repertoire for White! The English is a sophisticated opening which is very popular at all levels of chess: from up-and-coming players to World Champions such as Garry Kasparov and Vladimir Kramnik. It has many attractions, including flexibility and diversity: White can play either aggressively or quietly, and positions are rich in both strategy and tactics.

    Learn More

  21. The English Opening - Grandmaster Repertoire 4 - VOLUME 2

    The English Opening - Grandmaster Repertoire 4 - VOLUME 2

    $34.95
    Grandmaster Repertoire is a new series of high quality books based on the main lines, written by strong grandmasters. The aim is to provide the reader with a complete repertoire at a level good enough for elite tournaments, and certainly also for the club championship. Learn More
  22. The English Opening - Grandmaster Repertoire 5 - VOLUME 3

    The English Opening - Grandmaster Repertoire 5 - VOLUME 3

    $34.95
    Grandmaster Repertoire is a new series of high quality books based on the main lines, written by strong grandmasters. The aim is to provide the reader with a complete repertoire at a level good enough for elite tournaments, and certainly also for the club championship. Grandmaster Repertoire provides a repertoire to last a lifetime. Learn More
  23. The English - Move by Move

    The English - Move by Move

    $27.95
    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. This is an excellent way to study any chess opening and at the same time improve your general chess skills and knowledge. Learn More
  24. EBOOK - The English - Move by Move

    EBOOK - The English - Move by Move

    $19.95

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    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. This is an excellent way to study any chess opening and at the same time improve your general chess skills and knowledge. Learn More
  25. The English Hedgehog Defence - Lubomir Ftacnik

    The English Hedgehog Defence - Lubomir Ftacnik

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    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. Learn More
  26. A Complete System for Black Against the English Opening - Chess Lecture - Volume 65

    A Complete System for Black Against the English Opening - Chess Lecture - Volume 65

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    The English derives its name from the English (unofficial) World Champion, Howard Staunton (1843). The English has caught on in the twentieth century and is now recognized as a solid opening that may be used to reach both classical and hypermodern positions. Although many lines of the English have a distinct character, the opening is often used as a transpositional device in much the same way as 1.Nf3 – to avoid such highly regarded responses to 1.d4 as the Nimzo-Indian and Grunfeld defences – and is considered reliable and flexible. Learn More
  27. The English Four Knights (2 DVDS) - Chess Lecture - Volume 73

    The English Four Knights (2 DVDS) - Chess Lecture - Volume 73

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    David is a renowned expert and author on the English opening. The English is a popular choice among beginners and club players. This series takes it to the next levelRecommended for Intermediate – Advanced Players Learn More
  28. Two Knights Defense - Chess Lecture - Volume 77

    Two Knights Defense - Chess Lecture - Volume 77

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    Bronstein once suggested that the term ''defense'' does not fit this strategy, and suggested the name ''Chigorin Counterattack'' as this line is adopted as Black by many aggressive players including Chigorin and Keres. Here Dana takes you through the strategy and how it plays out in real games. Learn More
  29. ABC of the English Opening - Lorin D'Costa

    ABC of the English Opening - Lorin D'Costa

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    It is easy to understand why the English Opening is very popular at all levels, from club player up to Grandmaster level. The variations are less forcing and superior chess skill is required to outwit your opponents in the middlegame. In the English, white plays 1.c4 and fianchettos the white kings bishop to g2. Like all good chess openings, this fights for control of the centre and posts the ‘English Bishop’ on the long diagonal g2-a8. Many people view the opening as rather dull, but this is a misnomer - in fact, there are many sharp pawn sacrifices and attacking lines which have been found in recent times which give the opening some bite. The games in this DVD will provide with exactly that - the armoury to play the English Opening as white with confidence! Includes all of black's main responses to the English Opening 1.c4: Learn More
  30. The English Opening - Simon WIlliams - VOL. 1

    The English Opening - Simon WIlliams - VOL. 1

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    This English Opening was my first love and this was the opening that I used to progress from the rank amateur player to 2400+ International Master. I will now share my secrets of this opening with you, in the hope that the English Opening can help you improve in a similar way. My main teaching method behind this set of two DVDs is to teach you some simple yet effective set ups, without the need to rely on memorising numerous complicated variations. I have explained what you are trying to achieve with each move and set up, then you will know what plans to put into motion in the middlegame and endgame. Learn More
  31. The English Opening - Simon WIlliams - VOL. 2

    The English Opening - Simon WIlliams - VOL. 2

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    This English Opening was my first love and this was the opening that I used to progress from the rank amateur player to 2400+ International Master. I will now share my secrets of this opening with you, in the hope that the English Opening can help you improve in a similar way. My main teaching method behind this set of two DVDs is to teach you some simple yet effective set ups, without the need to rely on memorising numerous complicated variations. I have explained what you are trying to achieve with each move and set up, then you will know what plans to put into motion in the middlegame and endgame. Learn More
  32. Attacking the English and Reti

    Attacking the English and Reti

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    This book offers an active Black repertoire against The English Opening 1.c4, the Reti 1.Nf3, and their siblings that arise after 1.g3. The authors advocate for seizing space in the centre with ...c6 and d5, followed up by ...e4 or ...d4. They pay special attention on the ideas behind the moves, leaving the detailed coverage for the "Step by Step" sections. Learn More

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