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    Dzindzichashvili on Openings - Chess Lecture - Volume 14
    Catalog Code: DVD0014CL

    Dzindzichashvili offers his analysis and insight on openings, covering aggressive play, tricks, traps and sound and unsound practices.
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    Dzindzichashvili on Openings - Chess Lecture - Volume 14

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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 61 - Dirty Tricks #2
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0061FX

    Another radical collection of devilish lines. Grandmaster Nigel Davies recommends more devious systems to generate devasting attacks right out of the opening. Armed with these lines, dont expect to win any friends. What you will win is your games - in brutal and dramatic fashion!
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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 61 - Dirty Tricks #2

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    The Secrets to Mastering the Chess Opening - EMPIRE CHESS
    Catalog Code: DVD0021EP

    The opening is the most important phase of the game in chess because you have to come out swinging, desperately attempting to punish the slightest inaccuracy by your opponent. At any level in chess, from beginner to World Champion, the player who is able to achieve rapid pressure in the opening is going to have better chances of maintaining a long-term advantage. I
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    The Secrets to Mastering the Chess Opening - EMPIRE CHESS

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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 60 - Attacking Gambits and Opening pawn Sacrifices
    Catalog Code: DVD0060RM

    GMs Roman Dzindzichashvili and Larry Christiansen will elevate your understanding of gambit play and how pawn sacrifices can lead to devastating attacks. This DVD will also help sharpen your tactical skills and understanding ideas behind pawn sacrifices.
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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 60 - Attacking Gambits and Opening pawn Sacrifices

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    Pocket Encyclopedia of Opening Blunders
    Catalog Code: WIN0060CV

    Pocket Encyclopedia of Opening Blunders is the opening training program for Pocket PC. The chess material prepared by IM Yaroslav Ulko and IM Aleksey Mitenkov, both experienced coaches and players in Russia and aimed at intermediate players.
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    Pocket Encyclopedia of Opening Blunders

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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 12 - New Improvements in Opening Theory for the Competitive Player
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0012RM

    This DVD features...
    Accelerated Dragon
    Closed Sicilian with g3
    Bogo Indian 6.Nc3
    Nimzo Indian 4. a3
    Nimzo Indian 4. f3
    Nimzo Indian 4. Qc2
    Nimzo Indian 4. Bg5 Leningrad
    Nimzo Indian 4. e3
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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 12 - New Improvements in Opening Theory for the Competitive Player

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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 103 - Winning With New Attacking Lines Against Highly Popular Openings
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0103RM

    On this very powerful DVD, Roman updates his original crushing lines material Vol. 33. With the aid of Rybka, Roman has created new deadly lines against the Alekhine, French, Caro-Kann and a new Gambit to play against the center counter which Roman created!
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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 103 - Winning With New Attacking Lines Against Highly Popular Openings

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    KOPEC DVD - Opening Pawn Structures Advanced Concepts - VOLUME 2
    Catalog Code: DVD0006KP

    Tired of memorizing opening variations? Continuing from where his previous video Pawn Structures and How To Play Them leaves off, internationally respected teacher IM Dr. Danny Kopec has created a landmark video in this first of two volumes. Dr. Kopec will show you how to develop effective middlegame plans based on opening pawn structures. Volume 2 covers the Maroczy Bind, the Caro Structure, the Slav structure, Queen's Gambit structures, King's Indian and Benoni structures, and the Nimzo-Indian and French/Winawer-type structures
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    KOPEC DVD - Opening Pawn Structures Advanced Concepts - VOLUME 2

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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 92 - Staggering Novelties that Rewrite Modern Opening Pages
    Catalog Code: DVD0092RM

    Over the past few years, Grandmaster Roman Dzinzichashvili and Rybka have spent countless hours analyzing games of the world's strong players to create an unorthodox and incredible opening repertoire based upon the Sicilian g3, Scotch and Accelerated Dragon.
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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 92 - Staggering Novelties that Rewrite Modern Opening Pages

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    My Best Games with Black - Alexei Shirov
    Catalog Code: WIN0129CB

    If you want to win with Black, you must decide which is the best strategy to achieve your aim.
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    My Best Games with Black - Alexei Shirov

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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 60 - Dirty Tricks #1
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0060FX

    A complete repertoire of dirty tricks in the opening , playing e4 with white and as Black against each of 1.e4 , 1. d4 and 1. c4
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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 60 - Dirty Tricks #1

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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 56 - Reverse Opening
    Catalog Code: DVD0056RM

    Part of Romans Getting the Winning Edge in the Opening series. On this highly instructional DVD, Roman clearly demonstrates through novelties he created in his own games, how to recognize an opportunity for white to transpose into openings that are played back with the advantages of having an extra tempo.
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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 56 - Reverse Opening

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    Chess Opening Instructor
    Catalog Code: WIN0024CV

    This is a perfect opening manual. The program features a theoretical review of all the chess openings, which are illustrated by instructive games of the chess players in XIX and XX centuries.
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    Chess Opening Instructor

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    First Steps in Opening Play - Andrew Martin
    Catalog Code: WIN0328CB

    First Steps in Positional Play attempts to equip the viewer with all the information he or she needs to begin to tackle this aspect of chess.
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    First Steps in Opening Play - Andrew Martin

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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 72 - Learn the Opening 1-2-3
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0072FX

    IM Andrew Martin will teach you how to be successful in the Opening. Martin discusses the advantages of developing your pieces early, following basic opening principles, having a plan and controlling the center.
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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 72 - Learn the Opening 1-2-3

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    WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 4 - Learn How to Avoid Opening Traps and Pitfalls
    Catalog Code: DVD0004SP

    It is always nice to win a game quickly. But some opening traps are based only on hopes that the opponent will make a serious mistake. If the opponents play correctly, the trap could backfire. On this DVD Susan will take you through a number of opening traps & short games.
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    WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 4 - Learn How to Avoid Opening Traps and Pitfalls

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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 70 - Refuting Previous Sound Opening Lines with Surgical Precision
    Catalog Code: DVD0070RM

    On this DVD Roman, with the help of World Computer Champion Rybka, takes on and refutes popular lines in the French, Caro-Kann and Alekhine Defenses. Roman presented Rybka with some of his creative ideas and came up with lines that were equal or favorable for Black.
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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 70 - Refuting Previous Sound Opening Lines with Surgical Precision

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    Chess Openings Encyclopedia 2012
    Catalog Code: WIN0117CV

    This excellent program for learning chess openings includes theoretical material on every opening, a user-friendly and detailed classification of variations, a quick search option and an option for analyzing games and positions.
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    Chess Openings Encyclopedia 2012

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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 50 - Unsound Openings and How to Exploit Them
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0050RM

    On this DVD, Roman will show you how to play against Bad Openings and how to exploit them. Roman will take you through several very instructional bad openings for black and by taking a logical and virtual approach you can achieve an advantage. This dvd not only provides excellent lines against the Elephant Gambit , Budapest, Baker Defense, French, Sicilian, Englund and Marshall Gambits but will show you basic ideas behind getting an edge against inferior opening play this will help you to never get caught off guard again
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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 50 - Unsound Openings and How to Exploit Them

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    DOWNLOAD - Modern Chess Opening Set - All 7 VOLUMES
    Catalog Code: E-WIN0112CV

    This product features seven volumes of Modern Chess Opening series, covering almost all chess openings. The series provide detailed classification and contain a lot of training material.
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    DOWNLOAD - Modern Chess Opening Set - All 7 VOLUMES

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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 40 - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings - PART 4
    Catalog Code: DVD0040RM

    On this DVD Roman, together with Eugene Perelshteyn and assisted by the world's strongest software, Rybka, have re-invented the 3...Qd6 Scandinavian. This opening is the best unexplored and underestimated weapon available for Black in a long time. What makes this opening so inviting is there is not much to learn, easy equality is obtained, and it can't be refuted, while also being rich with tactics and counter play and hidden traps.
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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 40 - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings - PART 4

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    CD - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings E
    Catalog Code: WIN-E-ECO

    The fourth thoroughly revised and updated edition of the ECO, Volume E, brings additional 144 pages of the brand new material.
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    CD - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings E

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    A Busy Person's Opening System - Nigel Davies
    Catalog Code: WIN0238CB

    On this DVD Nigel Davies addresses this issue by demonstrating a simple and easy to learn opening system designed for the busy person.
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    A Busy Person's Opening System - Nigel Davies

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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 65 - The Difference Between Sound and Unsound Ways to Play Sharp Openings
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0065RM

    On this DVD Roman will take you through several sharp openings demonstrating what happens when you violate the sound and established principles of chess, specifically, becoming too active before completing development. He also goes over the criteria needed to be satisfied before playing sharp continuations, gambits and sacrifices. Roman will help you understand the difference between what is considered sound sharp playable openings and sharp openings to avoid.
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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 65 - The Difference Between Sound and Unsound Ways to Play Sharp Openings

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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 117 - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings - PART 6
    Catalog Code: DVD0117RM

    In the 6-Disk Collection of Roman's Encyclopedia of 47 Essential Chess Openings, Roman gives you his preferred lines for white and black that will give you easy and quick to learn lines that provide a clear plan to solve your opening problems.
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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 117 - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings - PART 6

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    Roman’'s Complete Rapid and Complete Opening Repertoire for the Tournament Player : Volumes 5 & 6 (2 DVDs)
    Catalog Code: DVD0000RM1

    Roman offers a complete rapid opening repertoire for the tournament player geared toward those who don’t have the time or want to study for hours on end and still achieve good results! The first volume looks at the white side, where Roman advocates 1.d4. He shows good practical setups for you to meet any of the defensive setups and popular defenses Black might throw at you. Volume 2 shows how to play Black and meet any common first move from White. Against 1.e4, Roman advocates a system combining d6, Nf6, and e5. Against 1.d4, he recommend the Nimzo-Indian.
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    Roman’'s Complete Rapid and Complete Opening Repertoire for the Tournament Player : Volumes 5 & 6 (2 DVDs)

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    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 63 - 21st Century Secret Weapons #2
    Catalog Code: DVD0063FX

    Featuring the Pseudo-Tromp, Fried Liver and Laskers Defence in the QGD.
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    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 63 - 21st Century Secret Weapons #2

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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 39 - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings - PART 3
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0039RM

    Roman's Encyclopedia of 40 Essential Chess Openings. The core ideas and principles of play of 40 openings are presented and explained in almost 11 hours on 4 DVDs. Roman gives you his preferred lines for white and black, allowing you to play your chosen lines and venture into unfamiliar territory with confidence.
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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 39 - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings - PART 3

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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 38 - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings - PART 2
    Catalog Code: DVD0038RM

    Roman's Encyclopedia of 40 Essential Chess Openings. The core ideas and principles of play of 40 openings are presented and explained in almost 11 hours on 4 DVDs. Roman gives you his preferred lines for white and black, allowing you to play your chosen lines and venture into unfamiliar territory with confidence.
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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 38 - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings - PART 2

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    Complete Roman's Encyclopedia of Essential Chess Openings : Volumes 1-4 (4 DVDs)
    Catalog Code: DVDENCRM

    Features 40 Chess Openings with over 10 hours of instructional chess on DVD. Roman will guide you through these essential openings with his recommended lines - ideas that will give you the edge in your middlegame.
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    Complete Roman's Encyclopedia of Essential Chess Openings : Volumes 1-4 (4 DVDs)

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    POWER PLAY - Start Right - Daniel King - VOLUME 4
    Catalog Code: WIN0162CB

    This DVD will help you to analyse and reassess your opening play so that you can begin the game off the right foot.
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    POWER PLAY - Start Right - Daniel King - VOLUME 4

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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 62 - 21st Century Secret Weapons #1
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0062FX

    Featuring a tornado against the Tarrasch Defence, the Advance Caro-Kann, and the O'Kelly Sicilian
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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 62 - 21st Century Secret Weapons #1

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    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 61 - Dirty Tricks #2
    Catalog Code: DVD0061FX

    Another radical collection of devilish lines. Grandmaster Nigel Davies recommends more devious systems to generate devasting attacks right out of the opening. Armed with these lines, dont expect to win any friends. What you will win is your games - in brutal and dramatic fashion!
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    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 61 - Dirty Tricks #2

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    Pocket Opening Instructor
    Catalog Code: WIN0078CV

    is an interactive tutorial for Pocket PC for intermediate players. This is a perfect opening manual.
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    Pocket Opening Instructor

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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 37 - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings - PART 1
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0037RM

    Roman's Encyclopedia of 40 Essential Chess Openings. The core ideas and principles of play of 40 openings are presented and explained in almost 11 hours on 4 DVDs. Roman gives you his preferred lines for white and black, allowing you to play your chosen lines and venture into unfamiliar territory with confidence.
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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 37 - Encyclopedia of Chess Openings - PART 1

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    E-DVD WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 4 - Learn How to Avoid Opening Traps and Pitfalls
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0004SP

    It is always nice to win a game quickly. But some opening traps are based only on hopes that the opponent will make a serious mistake. If the opponents play correctly, the trap could backfire. On this DVD Susan will take you through a number of opening traps & short games.
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    E-DVD WINNING CHESS THE EASY WAY - VOLUME 4 - Learn How to Avoid Opening Traps and Pitfalls

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