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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 47 - Sidestep
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0047FX

    As played by Nigel Short against Garry Kasparov - 1.d4 d6 2.Nf3 Bg4 is a relatively new system with some high-class adherents. Completely sound, it leads to dynamic and unbalanced middlegames. The defense has the considerable merit of sidestepping standard theory, and is a favorite of Anand and Speelman. GM James Plaskett analyses Black's best plans against all possible White set-ups.
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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 47 - Sidestep

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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 50 - Torre Attack
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0050FX

    The Torre Attack gives White the opportunity to build up a promising position with terrific latent attacking potential. White dictates the play from move 3 with this positionally well-motivated system. Even players like Karpov and Anand have been caught off guard by surprise Torre onslaughts!
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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 50 - Torre Attack

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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 51 - Trompowski
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0051FX

    A survey of the modern Trompowski. GM James Plaskett assesses the development of theory in this system and explains new plans that the top players are now adopting. His favorite variations frequently involve gambit play by White.
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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 51 - Trompowski

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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 52 - Trompowski-Main Line
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0052FX

    Red-hot material for those who enjoy original and attacking lines. GM Julian Hodgson continues to terrorize super-GMs with his own Trompowski theory. Here he gives away his secrets in the critical main line 1.d4 Nf6 2.Bg5! Ne4 3.Bf4. These new main lines of the Tromp are as weird and wonderful as ever. Fun to play and extremely potent!
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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 52 - Trompowski-Main Line

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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 53 - Trompowski-Pseudo
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0053FX

    Repertoire for White with 1.d4. The tentacles of the Trompowski now reach out to 1...d5, keeping those Slav and Queen's Gambit players off balance. Independent theory developed by super-grandmasters that you will struggle to find in opening books!
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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 53 - Trompowski-Pseudo

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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 54 - Trompowski Success
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0054FX

    GM Julian Hodgson's original ideas have come to the forefront as the new main lines of the Trompowski (1.d4 Nf6 2.Bg5). He explores the surprise weapons and attacking formations that have garnered him an impressive list of victims. He considers all the major Black responses and after the critical 2...Ne4, concentrates on the fantastic 3.h4 lines he has popularized. Hodgson also covers the Pseudo-Trompowski 1.d4 d5 2.Bg5.
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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 54 - Trompowski Success

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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 55 - Untamed Chigorin
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0055FX

    Bored with Black against 1.d4? Then unleash the Chigorin Defence, the deadly specialty of rising Russian star Alexander Morozevich. With so little theory and such dynamic positions, the Chigorin represents one of Black's last untamed frontiers against 1.d4 !
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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 55 - Untamed Chigorin

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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 70 - Larsen's Deadly Weapon Repertoire - Take your Opponent Out of Theory
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0070FX

    Danish GM Bent Larsen's play was always highly original and creative. He was one of the modern exponents of 1 b3, a system that often either transposed or had a great similarity to some of the Bird's Opening systems.
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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 70 - Larsen's Deadly Weapon Repertoire - Take your Opponent Out of Theory

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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 75 - The London System
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0075FX

    International Master Andrew Martin will teach you how to handle this virtual yet effective opening for White against all of Black's replies. The London System is a solid opening a can be a very difficult opening for black to beat.
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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 75 - The London System

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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 76 - The Hippo
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0076FX

    M Andrew Martin, author of the book Hippopotamus Rises, brings you an original and provocative opening for Black. He will take you through a series of games teaching you the ideas behind the opening for both Black and White. In this system, Black meets all of White's responses with 1...b6 followed by a timely g6. The Hippopotamus offers everyone a chance to play chess in an original and interesting way. Black plays his pawns up to the third rank (lying low in the water like the hippopotamus himself), perhaps fianchettoes both Bishops and bides his time, waiting for the right moment to strike.
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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 76 - The Hippo

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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 76 - Beating 1.d4 with the Aggressive & Revised Dzindzi Indian Defense - PART 1
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0076RM

    Roman with the help of Rybka has revitalize a forgotten opening which he has made famous by winning countless games. The opening first appeared on Romans Forum series vol.32 which is still a good reference.

    Roman has made significant improves for this complete 2 part Opening Repetorire.This Opening is easy to learn and understand and is a great surprise weapon that your opponent will have trouble meeting.
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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 76 - Beating 1.d4 with the Aggressive & Revised Dzindzi Indian Defense - PART 1

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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 77 - Beating 1.d4 White Avoids Playing against the Dzindzi Indian Defense - PART 2
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0077RM

    This companion dvd to Dzindzi Indian Defense Roman and Rybka examines the consequences of White's attempts to avoid the sequence 1.d4 g6 2.c4 Bg7 3.Nc3 c5 4.d5 Bxc3! Transpositions to Benoni-like structures (the Dzindzi-Benoni!) Roman uses favorable lines & variations of the Kings Indian/Greenfield which your opponent could be down a tempo or miss play the opening and get an inferior position.
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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 77 - Beating 1.d4 White Avoids Playing against the Dzindzi Indian Defense - PART 2

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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 81 - The Lion
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0081FX

    It's not quite a Pirc or Modern Defense, it has the fighting and counter-punching of the King's Indian, and may also transpose into a very playable line of the Philidor.
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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 81 - The Lion

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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 91 - A Repertoire for Black Against Unusual Openings
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0091FX

    It will happen to you one day and when you least expect it. An opponent will confront you with an unusual opening ( 1. b3, 1. b4, 1. a3, 1. Nc3, 1. g3, 1. g4 or 1. f4) and suddenly you haven't got anything prepared!
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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 91 - A Repertoire for Black Against Unusual Openings

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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 95 - The Blumenfeld Gambit
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0095FX

    On this groundbreaking Foxy Openings DVD, International Master Andrew Martin turns the spotlight on the under-appreciated Blumenfeld Gambit - 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 c5 4. d5 b5!?

    This is a sound and exciting way to try to get the initiative as Black and has become increasingly popular with aggressive players, including a number of the world's leading Grandmasters.
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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 95 - The Blumenfeld Gambit

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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 103 - A French Repertoire in the Exchange and King's Indian Attack Variations
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0103FX

    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.
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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 103 - A French Repertoire in the Exchange and King's Indian Attack Variations

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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 106 - The Sokolsky Opening - 1.b4
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0106FX

    In this all new Foxy Openings DVD, IM Martin teaches you all that you need to know to add the Sokolsky Opening to your weapons arsenal. With 1. b4, White gives himself a very playable position while steering his opponent into unchartered territory, where you will know what is going on but your adversary won't!
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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 106 - The Sokolsky Opening - 1.b4

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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 111 - King's Indian Attack Easily Explained
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0111FX

    The King's Indian Attack (KIA) can be used successfully after 1 e4 or 1 Nf3. On this all-new Foxy openings DVD, International Master Andrew Martin recommends starting with 1. e4 and shows when the KIA may be played with best hope of success. You will learn the nuts and bolts of a very good opening system and know exactly when you should play it and when not.
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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 111 - King's Indian Attack Easily Explained

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    E-DVD Crushing White: The Dzindzi Indian Volume 1 - Foxy Chess Openings Volume 121
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0121FX

    This the most comprehensive 3 Part DVD series ever produced on the Dzindzi Indian - designed to give Black an easy-to-learn yet powerful and incredibly effective weapon which scores a remarkable 57% for Black.
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    E-DVD Crushing White: The Dzindzi Indian Volume 1 - Foxy Chess Openings Volume 121

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    E-DVD Crushing White: The Dzindzi Indian Volume 2 - Foxy Chess Openings Volume 122
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0122FX

    This the most comprehensive 3 Part DVD series ever produced on the Dzindzi Indian - designed to give Black an easy-to-learn yet powerful and incredibly effective weapon which scores a remarkable 57% for Black. GM Ron Henley plays this Opening on a regular basis for Black and combines his own ideas with Roman Dzindzichashvili (the creator of the Dzindzi Indian) GM Ron Henley will give you example games on each variation as well as theory, also after each chapter he will recap all the ideas covered.
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    E-DVD Crushing White: The Dzindzi Indian Volume 2 - Foxy Chess Openings Volume 122

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    E-DVD Crushing White: The Dzindzi Indian Volume 3 - Foxy Chess Openings Volume 123
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0123FX

    This the most comprehensive 3 Part DVD series ever produced on the Dzindzi Indian - designed to give Black an easy-to-learn yet powerful and incredibly effective weapon which scores a remarkable 57% for Black.
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    E-DVD Crushing White: The Dzindzi Indian Volume 3 - Foxy Chess Openings Volume 123

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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 134 - The White Sniper 1.g6, Bg2, c4
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0134FX

    On this DVD, master and author of The Black Sniper, Charlie Storey, transfers his knowledge of the Black Sniper to a dynamic universal system for White. Charlie will give you a road map on how to meet all of Black's replies.
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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 134 - The White Sniper 1.g6, Bg2, c4

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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 135 - Stonewall and Colle-Zukertort Systems
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0135FX

    Chess Opening systems examined include the Stonewall and the Colle-Zukertort, along with possible transpositions to the Kovacevic system against the King's Indian and Grunfeld set-ups. It is very unlikely that any opponent, at club level, will have done work on these chess openings at all.
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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 135 - Stonewall and Colle-Zukertort Systems

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    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 151 - Crushing Black With The Deadly Ponziani
    Catalog Code: DVD0151FX

    Grandmasters have recently discovered that the Ponziani is a useful surprise weapon, and in 2012 and 2013 the opening has been played frequently at the highest level. Even Magnus Carlsen has used it! Therefore at club level, a good knowledge of the tactics and strategical objectives that White has after 1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 c3!?, could easily rack up the wins. There is a lot less to know and learn about the Ponziani than any of the Ruy Lopez, the Italian Game or the Scotch, which are White's three main open-game weapons. Thus the opening has a very practical element to it.
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    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 151 - Crushing Black With The Deadly Ponziani

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    DOWNLOAD - Modern Chess Opening - Other Openings - VOLUME 7
    Catalog Code: E-WIN0111CV

    The Modern Chess Opening, Vol. 7 course is aimed at teaching the student much of the opening and middlegame methods and intricacies of important Other Openings.
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    DOWNLOAD - Modern Chess Opening - Other Openings - VOLUME 7

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    Decimate Black with the Evans Gambit - EMPIRE CHESS
    Catalog Code: DVD0012EP

    The Evans Gambit is one of the most dangerous chess openings ever invented as white recklessly sacrifices a pawn on move 4 to obtain a lasting initiative with an enduring lead in development. The Evans Gambit arises via the move order 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. b4!? – as white sacrifices this pawn to distract black’s minor pieces and open lines for instant attacking prospects as black’s king will have a difficult time getting out of the center.
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    Decimate Black with the Evans Gambit - EMPIRE CHESS

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    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 153 - The St. George Defence - 1... e6 and 2... a6
    Catalog Code: DVD0153FX

    A fast and easy-to-learn repertoire for Black, the St. George Defence - 1... e6 and 2... a6, is an underestimated opening idea of IM Michael Basman has remarkable surprise value, is easy to learn and very flexible.
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    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 153 - The St. George Defence - 1... e6 and 2... a6

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    FOXY OPENINGS - Volume 158 - Blackmar-Diemer Carnage
    Catalog Code: DVD0158FX

    Now you have a reliable and creative way to play this exciting gambit! Andrew Martin's all new DVD brings you a solid but little known way to play this deadly gambit - without losing all the hidden traps and quick crushing wins that the Blackmar-Diemer gambit notoriously famous for.
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    FOXY OPENINGS - Volume 158 - Blackmar-Diemer Carnage

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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 151 - Crushing Black With The Deadly Ponziani
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0151FX

    Grandmasters have recently discovered that the Ponziani is a useful surprise weapon, and in 2012 and 2013 the opening has been played frequently at the highest level. Even Magnus Carlsen has used it! Therefore at club level, a good knowledge of the tactics and strategical objectives that White has after 1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 c3!?, could easily rack up the wins. There is a lot less to know and learn about the Ponziani than any of the Ruy Lopez, the Italian Game or the Scotch, which are White's three main open-game weapons. Thus the opening has a very practical element to it.
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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 151 - Crushing Black With The Deadly Ponziani

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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 153 - The St. George Defence - 1... e6 and 2... a6
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0153FX

    A fast and easy-to-learn repertoire for Black, the St. George Defence - 1... e6 and 2... a6, is an underestimated opening idea of IM Michael Basman has remarkable surprise value, is easy to learn and very flexible.
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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 153 - The St. George Defence - 1... e6 and 2... a6

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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - Volume 158 - Blackmar-Diemer Carnage
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0158FX

    Now you have a reliable and creative way to play this exciting gambit! Andrew Martin's all new DVD brings you a solid but little known way to play this deadly gambit - without losing all the hidden traps and quick crushing wins that the Blackmar-Diemer gambit notoriously famous for.
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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - Volume 158 - Blackmar-Diemer Carnage

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    CLEARANCE - Ponziani Opening
    Catalog Code: CB0044CD

    The Ponziani (1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.c3)has been an opening that has been overlooked frequently through the years. However it was played quite frequently throughout the 80's in Master-level and above tournament play. White has many ways to challenge each variant of Black's setup. Harding shows that Black's game is not as easy as many Black theorists would want you to believe.
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    CLEARANCE - Dynamic White Openings
    Catalog Code: CB0016CD

    It's time to change your White opening or at least have a second one to diversify your opening system. No longer are the openings in the book called ''Irregular'' because GM's and IM's are playing them. Covered are the dynamic 1.b4!, the aggressive Grob's Attack 1.g4!, the surprisingly excellent Queen's Knight Attack 1.Nc3!, slow stuff 1.e3 and 1.d3 and 1.a3, & the disreputable 1.h4 & other white first moves.
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    CLEARANCE - Dynamic Black Defense
    Catalog Code: CB0106CD

    Dynamic Black Defense
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    CLEARANCE - Blackburne-Hartlaub Gambit
    Catalog Code: CB0020CD

    In this Chess Openings for Hustlers Volume II the author looks at both the Accepted 3.exd6 and the Declined 3.Nf3 and 3.Bf4. The idea of this gambit is well worth the effort of the player who wants to learn an aggressive Black defense against 1.d4 where white doesn't control the flow of the game. The book contains 155 games divided into variations with light analysis played by a variety of players ranging from Master to class C. A player index has been provided which lists players grouped by ''Class'' to help the reader evaluate the games.
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    CLEARANCE - Blackburne-Hartlaub Gambit

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    CLEARANCE - Winning with 1. f4
    Catalog Code: CB0059CD

    With the Dutch Defense as Black having a revival at GM level, it is time for a rehabilitation of Bird's Opening 1.f4. The extra move White has makes a big difference. Soltis covers how White should play in: Part 1 :Black Doesn't Fianchetto His King's Bishop. Part 2: Black Plays Modern Systems Including ...g6. Part 3: From's Gambity(a hard gambit to meet - here is how GM's play against it). Part 4: Other Defenses Black May Play.
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    CLEARANCE - Winning with 1. f4

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