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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

    Regular Price: $43.95

    Special Price $39.95

    DOWNLOAD - Opening Lab
    Catalog Code: E-WIN0081CV

    This is a perfect opening manual. It features a theoretical review of all the chess openings, which are illustrated by instructive games of the greatest chess players.
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    DOWNLOAD - Opening Lab

    $15.95
    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

    $24.95
    CHESSBASE TUTORIALS - Indian Defences - VOLUME 4
    Catalog Code: WIN0320CB

    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.
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    CHESSBASE TUTORIALS - Indian Defences - VOLUME 4

    Regular Price: $39.95

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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

    $19.95
    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

    $27.95
    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

    $19.95
    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 60 - Dirty Tricks #1
    Catalog Code: 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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    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 60 - Dirty Tricks #1

    $24.95
    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

    $14.95
    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 65 - The Difference Between Sound and Unsound Ways to Play Sharp Openings
    Catalog Code: 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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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 65 - The Difference Between Sound and Unsound Ways to Play Sharp Openings

    $19.95
    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 60 - Attacking Gambits and Opening pawn Sacrifices
    Catalog Code: E-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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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 60 - Attacking Gambits and Opening pawn Sacrifices

    $14.95
    Complete Roman's New Improvements in Opening Theory & Maximize Your Opening Success with Black : Volumes 12 & 13 (2 DVDs)
    Catalog Code: DVD1213RM

    Hosted by Grandmaster Roman Dzindzichashvili, former US and Russian Champion and Coach of World Champion Garry Kasparov, this video is essential material for all tournament players looking for the latest in opening theory.
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    Complete Roman's New Improvements in Opening Theory & Maximize Your Opening Success with Black : Volumes 12 & 13 (2 DVDs)

    $29.95
    Secret Weapons of Champions - Adrian Mikhalchishin
    Catalog Code: WIN0039CB

    Modern middlegame theory does not exist in written form. That is why players and trainers have to go back to the old recommendation by Nimzowitsch – to study typical positional methods. But who is better placed to teach us about their own powerful weapons than the great champions of the past?
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    Secret Weapons of Champions - Adrian Mikhalchishin

    Regular Price: $35.95

    Special Price $32.95

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

    $14.95
    Modern Chess Opening Set - All 7 VOLUMES
    Catalog Code: 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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    Modern Chess Opening Set - All 7 VOLUMES

    $119.00
    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 152 - How to Think And Play the Chess Openings Like a GrandMaster
    Catalog Code: DVD0152FX

    On This DVD GM Gareev will take you through the thought process on how to play Chess Opening’s when you are faced with unfamiliar lines and positions. Even GM’s can get surprised in the openings with new moves and novelties. GM Gareev will give teach you the thought process behind how to find the best move in unknown positions. Opening ideas and strategies covered are easily explained so that you can understand and immediately apply this new found knowledge to your own games.
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    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 152 - How to Think And Play the Chess Openings Like a GrandMaster

    $24.95
    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)

    $29.95
    Winning in 20 Moves
    Catalog Code: WIN0199CB

    This excellent CD is loaded with insightful commentary, and includes several introductory texts, video clips, and middlegame theme keys. In addition, the reader will find training keys and trainings tasks for each game.
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    Winning in 20 Moves

    Regular Price: $27.95

    Special Price $24.95

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

    $19.95
    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

    $19.95
    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 50 - Unsound Openings and How to Exploit Them
    Catalog Code: 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 simple 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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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 50 - Unsound Openings and How to Exploit Them

    $19.95
    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

    $14.95
    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 62 - 21st Century Secret Weapons #1
    Catalog Code: DVD0062FX

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

    $24.95
    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 56 - Reverse Opening
    Catalog Code: E-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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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 56 - Reverse Opening

    $14.95
    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

    $19.95
    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

    $41.95
    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 63 - 21st Century Secret Weapons #2
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0063FX

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

    $19.95
    Opening Lab
    Catalog Code: WIN0081CV

    This is a perfect opening manual. It features a theoretical review of all the chess openings, which are illustrated by instructive games of the greatest chess players.
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    Opening Lab

    $31.95
    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

    $14.95
    1000 Opening Traps
    Catalog Code: WIN0147CB

    If you do not know opening theory in its most intimate details, then you must rely on a sound understanding of chess.
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    1000 Opening Traps

    Regular Price: $39.95

    Special Price $36.95

    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

    $99.95
    KOPEC DVD - Opening Pawn Structures Advanced Concepts - VOLUME 1
    Catalog Code: DVD0005KP

    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. This video uses a unique approach Enabling you to improve your opening play. Dr. Kopec will show you how to develop effective middlegame plans based on opening pawn structures.
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    KOPEC DVD - Opening Pawn Structures Advanced Concepts - VOLUME 1

    $19.95
    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

    Regular Price: $26.95

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

    $19.95
    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 2 - Sacrifices, Tactics & Traps that End Games in the Opening
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0002RM

    This DVD features the lessons 6-10 of GM Roman Dzhindzhikhasvili's Mastering Chess Series - Sacrifices, Tactics & Traps that End Games in the Opening. Lesson 6: Ambitious Approach to Critical Opening Positions; Lesson 7: Positional Sacrifice in the Opening Part 1; Lesson 8: Positional Sacrifice in the Opening Part 2; Lesson 9: Powerful Tactics in the Opening Part 1; Lesson 10: Powerful Tactics in the Opening Part 2. Roman covers the following openings on this DVD: Caro-Kann, Accelerated Dragon, Queen's Gambit Accepted, English, Advanced French, Scotch Gambit, Gruenfeld, King's Indian Saemisch, King's Indian Four Pawns Attack, Ruy Lopez, Marshall Gambit, Smith-Morra Gambit, Najdorf Sicilian and much more!
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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 2 - Sacrifices, Tactics & Traps that End Games in the Opening

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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

    $19.95

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