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  1. Killer French Defense - VOLUME 2

    Killer French Defense - VOLUME 2

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    Simon's frank, clear and understandable delivery of material of which he has extensive knowledge certainly aids the viewer in increasing their understanding of these opening lines. Simon's first DVD has been internationally acclaimed as setting new standards in this format for his clear approach to delivering sometimes complex material. Chapters are broken up through chess-related montages maintaining a viewing interest from start to finish. Learn More
  2. French Defense for Black

    French Defense for Black

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    Grefe and Silman give many variations and analysis from the Black perspective to show why the French Defense is one of Black's best replies vs. 1.e4. Learn More
  3. FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 102 - A French Repertoire in the Tarrasch and Advance Variations

    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 102 - A French Repertoire in the Tarrasch and Advance Variations

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    With the resurgence of the French Defence at all levels of chess play, International Master Andrew Martin is proud to offer a 3 disk mini-series on the most critical lines which will help the Black player form a successful and effective repertoire. Learn More
  4. E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 102 - A French Repertoire in the Tarrasch and Advance Variations

    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 102 - A French Repertoire in the Tarrasch and Advance Variations

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    With the resurgence of the French Defence at all levels of chess play, International Master Andrew Martin is proud to offer a 3 disk mini-series on the most critical lines which will help the Black player form a successful and effective repertoire. Learn More
  5. WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 13 - Mastering The French - PART 3

    WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 13 - Mastering The French - PART 3

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    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. Learn More
  6. Fit for the French - Victor Bologan

    Fit for the French - Victor Bologan

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    On­ th­is­ DV­D V­ik­tor Bologa­n­ pre­s­e­n­ts­ h­is­ re­pe­rtoire­ a­ga­in­s­t th­e­ Fre­n­ch­ De­fe­n­ce­.

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  7. Crushing White - The French Defense - EMPIRE CHESS

    Crushing White - The French Defense - EMPIRE CHESS

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    The French Defense is one of the most powerful weapons for black against 1. e4, based on an incredibly solid positional foundation that guarantees a minimum of fighting equality if not more for black from the opening. In the chess DVD ¨Crushing White – The French Defense¨ GM Damian Lemos shares his years of experience and intimate knowledge of the French Defense with the help of presenter FM Will Stewart. GM Lemos is one of the world`s leading experts on the French Defense and has effectively employed this chess opening at the higher levels for many years. This chess DVD teaches viewers the fundamentals of this solid opening system and progresses to deeper ideas that Lemos has researched and often used in his own games. Learn More
  8. The Complete Killer French by GM Simon Williams - 2 Volumes

    The Complete Killer French by GM Simon Williams - 2 Volumes

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    Simon's frank, clear and understandable delivery of material of which he has extensive knowledge certainly aids the viewer in increasing their understanding of these opening lines. Simon's first DVD has been internationally acclaimed as setting new standards in this format for his clear approach to delivering sometimes complex material. Learn More
  9. E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 90 - New Revelations for B&W in The Burn-Morozevich Variation Of The French Defence

    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 90 - New Revelations for B&W in The Burn-Morozevich Variation Of The French Defence

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    On this DVD the Roman Rybka team brings to you a detailed analysis on the Burn - Morozevich variation of the French Defence. The analysis creates a new way for Black and White to play. Roman will show you newly discovered tactical and positional lines for both sides. Learn More
  10. WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 11 - Mastering The French - PART 1

    WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 11 - Mastering The French - PART 1

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    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. Learn More
  11. French w/o Nc3

    French w/o Nc3

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    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!

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  12. The French Defense: Guimard Variation - Chess Lecture - Volume 55

    The French Defense: Guimard Variation - Chess Lecture - Volume 55

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    The French Defense: Guimard Variation is a chess opening 3... Nc6 is known as the Guimard Variation: after 4.Ngf3 Nf6 5.e5 Nd7 Black will exchange White's cramping e-pawn next move by ...f6. However, Black does not exert any pressure on d4 because he cannot play ...c5, so White should maintain a slight advantage, with 6. Be2 or 6. Nb3.Grandmaster Guimard was a 3 time chess champion in Argentina. Learn More
  13. The Definitive French Collection - 6 DVDs - Chess Lecture

    The Definitive French Collection - 6 DVDs - Chess Lecture

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    This Collection Includes: - Insights Into the French Defense - The French Defense for White - New Ideas in the French Defense - A System Against the French - a6/b5 Against the French Steintz - The French Defense: Guimard Variation 8.9 Hours 25 Lectures

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  14. FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 33 - McCutcheon French

    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 33 - McCutcheon French

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    This is a repertoire for Black. Forget those over-analyzed lines of the Winawer and Classical French that are now at virtual saturation point. Today's treatment of the McCutcheon (1.e4 e6 2.d5 d5 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Bg5 Bb4) guarantees uncompromising positions, perfectly tailored to playing for a win with Black. IM Andrew Martin presents the original ideas of the modern McCutcheon. Learn More
  15. E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 25 - French 2

    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 25 - French 2

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    In the second of his two videos on the French, GM Daniel King takes a more detailed look at 3.Nd2 and 3.Nc3. Against each move King recommends his own favorite systems and in addition reveals secret weapons employed by his grandmaster colleagues! Learn More
  16. FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 154 - The Classical French

    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 154 - The Classical French

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    The French Defence is both a Dynamic and Solid Opening Repertoire for Black. IM Andrew Martin presents the material in a simple and easy-to-learn format. Learn More
  17. BEATING THE FRENCH - Rustam Kasimdzhanov - VOLUME 2

    BEATING THE FRENCH - Rustam Kasimdzhanov - VOLUME 2

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    In his DVD series on the French Defence, Rustam Kasimdzhanov presents a promising White repertoire based upon 3.Nc3

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  18. E-DVD WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 13 - Mastering The French - PART 3

    E-DVD WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 13 - Mastering The French - PART 3

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    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. Learn More
  19. FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 24 - French 1

    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 24 - French 1

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    This video presents a complete system for Black against 1.e4. French expert GM Daniel King considers the Advance Variation (3.e5), the Exchange Variation (3.exd5), the King's Indian Attack (2.d3), and recommends a dynamic line that can be played against 3.Nc3 or 3.Nd2, that is 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 (or 3.Nd2) Nf6 4.e5 Ne4! Learn More
  20. The French Defence for the Tournament Player - Nicholas Pert

    The French Defence for the Tournament Player - Nicholas Pert

    Regular Price: $39.95

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    This French Defence DVD is a complete attacking opening repertoire for black after 1.e4 e6. GM Nick Pert has played the French defence his whole life and provides all his latest and most up to date analysis crammed into 1 DVD. Nick has spent thousands of hours studying the best French lines, and he explains the pick of the bunch for the cost of a DVD. It almost seems like daylight robbery! In addition to the usual video explanations of the French there are some interactive clips where the viewer is tested on a range of theoretical questions and tactics arising from French Defence games.

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  21. French Defense - Ari Ziegler

    French Defense - Ari Ziegler

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    The French defence is a very powerful opening against 1.e4-players who plays aggressively.

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  22. E-DVD WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 11 - Mastering The French - PART 1

    E-DVD WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 11 - Mastering The French - PART 1

    Our Price: $19.95
    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. Learn More
  23. Killer French Defense - VOLUME 1

    Killer French Defense - VOLUME 1

    Our Price: $29.95

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    Simon's frank, clear and understandable delivery of material of which he has extensive knowledge certainly aids the viewer in increasing their understanding of these opening lines. Simon's first DVD has been internationally acclaimed as setting new standards in this format for his clear approach to delivering sometimes complex material. Learn More
  24. French Defense Strategy - Nigel Davies

    French Defense Strategy - Nigel Davies

    Regular Price: $39.95

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    The French Defense is one of the best choices a player can make for his opening repertoire, especially older players with limited study time.

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  25. The French Defense 3. Nd2 - Sergei Tiviakov

    The French Defense 3. Nd2 - Sergei Tiviakov

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    The aim of this DVD is to provide the player with White with a complete repertoire. 3.Nd2 is an excellent weapon with which to fight the French Defence. as the author of this DVD explains. Based as it is on his personal experience and the latest theoretical developments, this DVD is an excellent starting point from which to learn how to play 3. Nd2, the Tarrasch Variation. Learn More
  26. FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 101 - Adventures in the Main Line Winawer

    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 101 - Adventures in the Main Line Winawer

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    With the resurgence of the French Defence at all levels of chess play, International Master Andrew Martin is proud to offer a 3 disk mini-series on the most critical lines which will help the Black player form a successful and effective repertoire. Learn More
  27. E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 101 - Adventures in the Main Line Winawer

    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 101 - Adventures in the Main Line Winawer

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    With the resurgence of the French Defence at all levels of chess play, International Master Andrew Martin is proud to offer a 3 disk mini-series on the most critical lines which will help the Black player form a successful and effective repertoire. Learn More
  28. WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 12 - Mastering The French - PART 2

    WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 12 - Mastering The French - PART 2

    Our Price: $24.95
    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. Learn More
  29. 1. e6 - A Solid Repertoire Against 1. d4 and 1. e4 - Nigel Davies

    1. e6 - A Solid Repertoire Against 1. d4 and 1. e4 - Nigel Davies

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    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.

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  30. FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 150 - White Repertoire Against The French, Caro-Kann, and  Alekhine

    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 150 - White Repertoire Against The French, Caro-Kann, and Alekhine

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    Volume Three completes Martin's new "Winning Repertoire Series for White - 1.e4", which outlines a complete repertoire system for the first player, built around the King's Pawn opening. Here IM Martin demonstrates an easy to learn repertoire against the French, Caro-Kann and Alekhine Defense. After 1.e4 e6 we continue 2.d4 d5 3.exd5, having mastered the Exchange Variation; if 1.e4 c6 then 2.Nc3 d5 3.Nf3 (the Two Knights) and 1.e4 Nf6 meets the solid 2.e5 Nd5 3.d4 d6 4.Be2 with a position of iron. Learn More
  31. ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 90 - New Revelations for B&W in The Burn-Morozevich Variation Of The French Defence

    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 90 - New Revelations for B&W in The Burn-Morozevich Variation Of The French Defence

    Our Price: $19.95
    On this DVD the Roman Rybka team brings to you a detailed analysis on the Burn - Morozevich variation of the French Defence. The analysis creates a new way for Black and White to play. Roman will show you newly discovered tactical and positional lines for both sides. Learn More
  32. E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 33 - McCutcheon French

    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 33 - McCutcheon French

    Our Price: $19.95
    This is a repertoire for Black. Forget those over-analyzed lines of the Winawer and Classical French that are now at virtual saturation point. Today's treatment of the McCutcheon (1.e4 e6 2.d5 d5 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Bg5 Bb4) guarantees uncompromising positions, perfectly tailored to playing for a win with Black. IM Andrew Martin presents the original ideas of the modern McCutcheon. Learn More
  33. BEATING THE FRENCH - Rustam Kasimdzhanov - VOLUME 3

    BEATING THE FRENCH - Rustam Kasimdzhanov - VOLUME 3

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    In his DVD series on the French Defence, Rustam Kasimdzhanov presents a promising White repertoire based on 3.Nc3.

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  34. New Ideas in The French Defense - Chess Lecture - Volume 56

    New Ideas in The French Defense - Chess Lecture - Volume 56

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    GM Jesse Kraai reviews ECO C02 The French, Advance from Blacks Perspective 1 e4 e6 2 d4 d5 3 e5 ECO C00 The Basic French Defense but with a new twist. 1 e4 e6, Jesse Shows you a new move that surprised even him and is very playable. Inspired from a discussion with Grandmaster Vinay Bhat of a recent game .ECO C10 The Fort Knox variation of the French 1 e4 e6 2 d4 d5 3 Nc3ECO: C02, C00, C10 Learn More
  35. FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 25 - French 2

    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 25 - French 2

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    In the second of his two videos on the French, GM Daniel King takes a more detailed look at 3.Nd2 and 3.Nc3. Against each move King recommends his own favorite systems and in addition reveals secret weapons employed by his grandmaster colleagues! Learn More
  36. E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 24 - French 1

    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 24 - French 1

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    This video presents a complete system for Black against 1.e4. French expert GM Daniel King considers the Advance Variation (3.e5), the Exchange Variation (3.exd5), the King's Indian Attack (2.d3), and recommends a dynamic line that can be played against 3.Nc3 or 3.Nd2, that is 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 (or 3.Nd2) Nf6 4.e5 Ne4! Learn More

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