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  1. A Gambit Guide through the Open Game - Erwin L'Ami - Volume 2

    A Gambit Guide through the Open Game - Erwin L'Ami - Volume 2

    $33.95
    In Volume 2 of his Gambit Guide Dutch Grandmaster Erwin l’Ami brings back the romantic days of chess when pawns were routinely sacrificed in huge numbers! It features such enterprising gambits such as the Marshall Gambit, the Scotch Gambit, the Jänisch Gambit, and the Evans Gambit. Learn More
  2. The Spanish Fianchetto - Sam Collins

    The Spanish Fianchetto - Sam Collins

    $33.95
    In the fight for playable, unbalanced positions after 1.e4 e5, many top players (including World Champion Magnus Carlsen) turned to 3…g6 against the Ruy Lopez (2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5). Black aims for a kingside fianchetto combined, depending on White’s reaction, with …Nf6 or a quick …f5. In this DVD, Sam Collins explains the key ideas of 3…g6 and provides a complete repertoire for Black, suitable for regular use. Learn More
  3. English Opening - Nigel Davies

    English Opening - Nigel Davies

    $33.95
    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
  4. The 4... Nf6 Caro-Kann - Nigel Davies

    The 4... Nf6 Caro-Kann - Nigel Davies

    $33.95
    The dynamic 4...Nf6 line of the Caro-Kann has been unfashionable in recent years whilst the theory on 4...Bf5 and 4...Nd7 now extends well into the middle game. 4…Nf6 therefore offers a golden opportunity for Caro-Kann players to throw their opponents on their own resources – and here even top Grandmasters can go wrong. On this DVD Nigel Davies examines both the Bronstein-Larsen (5.Nxf6+ gxf6) and the Tartakower (5.Nxf6+ exf6) systems. Learn More
  5. The Catalan - Victor Bologan

    The Catalan - Victor Bologan

    $33.95
    The current DVD covers all of Black’s replies to the Catalan, some of which can even transpose to other openings such as the Tarrasch System and the Queen’s Indian. Learn More
  6. NIC Yearbook 112 - PAPERBACK EDITION

    NIC Yearbook 112 - PAPERBACK EDITION

    $33.95
    New in Chess Yearbook is the #1 guide to Chess Opening news! It is published four times per year, ensuring the most up-to-date and topic chess opening information. It includes 25-30 surveys per issue, covering all of the fashionable lines, wild gambits and even forgotten variations! If you're serious about chess, you need New in Chess Yearbooks! Learn More
  7. Attacking with the Italian Game and the Ruy Lopez - Sergei Tiviakov

    Attacking with the Italian Game and the Ruy Lopez - Sergei Tiviakov

    $33.95
    The purpose of this DVD is to teach players how to conduct the attack on the black king using different methods. Although the Italian Game and the Ruy Lopez are mostly positional openings, it is very often possible to make use of attacking methods of play. This DVD is based mostly on the personal experience and games of the author, thus making it a unique chess product. Learn More
  8. Bamboozle Your Opponents with 1.g3 - Nigel Davies

    Bamboozle Your Opponents with 1.g3 - Nigel Davies

    $33.95
    On this DVD Davies explains key concepts and ideas behind these unique approaches, whilst also showing how White can transpose into more regular openings if he show chooses. Learn More
  9. Pirc Defense - Nigel Davies

    Pirc Defense - Nigel Davies

    $33.95
    The Pirc Defence is a highly flexible and double-edged opening with which Black can avoid premature simplification and go for the full point. Learn More
  10. 1.e4 e5 - An Active Repertoire for Black - Adrian Mikhalchishin

    1.e4 e5 - An Active Repertoire for Black - Adrian Mikhalchishin

    $33.95
    For young and developing players a very important piece of advice is to study open positions and to understand the value of coordination of the pieces plus the role of the centre. These goals can be achieved just by answering 1.e4 with 1...e5. Some players claim that these positions are not sharp and interesting enough, and they believe that different Sicilians should be one’s choice, but that is not completely correct. The idea of this DVD is to show that 1.e4 e5 can be extremely entertaining and that Black can obtain interesting counterplay in every opening. There are two lines proposed in the Spanish systems plus the most active alternatives against other white choices. Video running time: 6 h 48 min. Video sample System requirements Pentium-Processor at 300 Mhz or higher, 64 MB RAM, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, DVD drive, mouse, soundcard Learn More
  11. BLACK REPERTOIRE AGAINST 1. E4 - Marshall Attack - Jan Gustaffson - VOLUME 1

    BLACK REPERTOIRE AGAINST 1. E4 - Marshall Attack - Jan Gustaffson - VOLUME 1

    $33.95
    The Marshall Attack is one of the most dynamic replies Black has at his disposal against 1.e4. Learn More
  12. Try the Sicilian Kalashnikov! - Dejan Bojkov

    Try the Sicilian Kalashnikov! - Dejan Bojkov

    $33.95
    The DVD is separated into two parts - the first one provides the main ideas behind the opening, and the second gives the theoretical material. Learn More
  13. Tactic Toolbox Meran Variation - Robert Ris

    Tactic Toolbox Meran Variation - Robert Ris

    $33.95
    The Meran Variation in the Semi-Slav (1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.Nc3 e6 5.e3 Nbd7 6.Bd3 dxc4 7.Bxc4 b5) is a s trategically and dynamically complex opening full of tactical possibilities. And this DVD provides you with a comprehensive overview of typical tactical patterns for both sides. Positional concepts are also explained. In interactive format IM Robert Ris offers you a lot of exercises, including hints and advice that help you to know key tactical patterns of this variation to play it with success. The DVD is a must for those who want to learn more about this opening, and a pleasure for those who enjoy razor sharp battles of the world’s greatest players! Learn More
  14. My Best Games in the Petroff Defense - Alexei Shirov

    My Best Games in the Petroff Defense - Alexei Shirov

    $33.95
    With this DVD on the Russian Defence (Petroff Defence) Alexei Shirov continues the successful and highly praised series of his best games. Learn More
  15. English Attack - Daniel Gormally

    English Attack - Daniel Gormally

    $33.95
    The English Attack against the Najdorf and the Scheveningen is one of the most exciting and entertaining variations in modern chess. The line, developed in the 1980s by the English top players John Nunn and Nigel Short, was a mainstay of such chess legends as Garry Kasparov and Vishy Anand, and is now also a favourite of players of the younger generation such as Fabiano Caruana and Alexander Grischuk. On this instructive DVD English Grandmaster Daniel Gormally, himself an accomplished attacking player, explains the most important lines of this fascinating system. Learn More
  16. MR. KASPAROV - How to Play the Najdorf - VOLUME 1

    MR. KASPAROV - How to Play the Najdorf - VOLUME 1

    $33.95
    The Najdorf system in the Sicilian Defence has a legendary reputation as a defensive weapon for Black. Learn More
  17. Beating the Berlin Defense - Alexei Shirov

    Beating the Berlin Defense - Alexei Shirov

    $33.95
    Ever since the Kasparov-Kramnik World Championship Match held in London in 2000, players with the white pieces have been trying to crack the formidable Berlin Wall in the Ruy Lopez. There may also have been some successes for White of course, but time and again Black has convincingly demonstrated how to equalize or even how to construct an impregnable fortress. The situation from White's point of view has become precarious Learn More
  18. POWER PLAY - Start Right - Daniel King - VOLUME 4

    POWER PLAY - Start Right - Daniel King - VOLUME 4

    $33.95
    This DVD will help you to analyse and reassess your opening play so that you can begin the game off the right foot. Learn More
  19. NIC Yearbook 108 - PAPERBACK EDITION

    NIC Yearbook 108 - PAPERBACK EDITION

    $33.95
    New In Chess Yearbook, which appears four times a year, contains the latest news in chess openings, and each issue brings you dozens of new ideas on the cutting edge of modern chess theory. The Yearbook not only covers the latest fashion, but also offers fresh insights into underrated gambits, rare continuations, and almost forgotten weapons. Learn More
  20. Never too Late for the Nimzo-Indian - Victor Bologan

    Never too Late for the Nimzo-Indian - Victor Bologan

    $33.95
    Bologans way to the Nimzo-Indian was very long and difficult. Which he now regrets a lot: “I would better start it when I was young. First I played only the King’s Indian against 1.d4, later I learned Black’s Knights Tango, which already had some elements of the Nimzo-Indian and only in the new millenium I included the Nimzo Indian into my repertoire.” This period coincided with the period of winning the Dortmund 2003 tournament, when he managed to hold with Black against Vladimir Kramnik in the decisive last round in a Nimzo with 4.Qc2. The Moldavian grandmaster recommends the Nimzo-Indian to players of all levels, because it’s complex and simple at the same time. It teaches one very important thing in chess - how to play with the knight against a bishop. The Nimzo- Indian therefore has the same importance as the Ruy Lopez after 1.e4. This DVD is aimed to give Black a clear idea what to do against 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 which is considered the strongest move order by White. Video running time: 4 hours 14 min. Video sample System requirements Pentium-Processor at 300 Mhz or higher, 64 MB RAM, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, DVD drive, mouse, soundcard Learn More
  21. POWER PLAY - A Repertoire for Black Against the Anti-Sicilians - Daniel King

    POWER PLAY - A Repertoire for Black Against the Anti-Sicilians - Daniel King

    $33.95
    Accept the Morra Gambit with confidence. Tame the Grand Prix Attack. Put fear into the heart of every tedious 2 c3 player. You can make 1...c5 a dangerous weapon whether it’s an open or closed Sicilian. Learn More
  22. CHESSBASE TUTORIALS - Queen's Gambit and Queen's Pawn Games - VOLUME 3

    CHESSBASE TUTORIALS - Queen's Gambit and Queen's Pawn Games - VOLUME 3

    $33.95
    Openings Vol 03: Queen's Gambit and Queen's Pawn games (1.d4 d5) is the third in a series of five volumes dealing with the fundamentals of opening play in chess. Learn More
  23. Meeting the Gambits - Vol. 1 - Gambits after 1. e4 - Andrew Martin

    Meeting the Gambits - Vol. 1 - Gambits after 1. e4 - Andrew Martin

    $33.95
    Despite the advances in computing power, gambit play is still very common, especially among young players, club players and improvers, and it is wise to learn how to defend against these dangerous ideas. You do not want to be wiped out in the opening! On Meeting the Gambits Vol. 1; Gambits after 1.e4, FIDE Senior Trainer Andrew Martin provides you with an excellent selection of repertoire choices and teaches you the right approach to take against gambiteers. Do not let them have their way! You may see this as a course in defensive and counterattacking technique. Learn More
  24. NIC Yearbook 109 - PAPERBACK EDITION

    NIC Yearbook 109 - PAPERBACK EDITION

    $33.95
    Forum The Forum Section is especially rich in this issue, with sharp reactions to previous Surveys and great new contributions by players like Zaven Andriasyan, Viktor Moskalenko, Vladimir Zakhartsov, Bogdan Lalic, Luis Rodi – and many more. Learn More
  25. The Complex Najdorf - A Complete Repertoire for Black - GM Victor Bologan

    The Complex Najdorf - A Complete Repertoire for Black - GM Victor Bologan

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    When choosing an opening repertoire, it is common to consider two types of variations. One is usually a solid opening, like 1...e5 against 1.e4, with plenty of strategical ideas and quiet paths of play. However, there are of course days when you want to play for a win with Black, when you want to bear down on your opponent’s position with a potentially crushing attack. The Najdorf is perfect for just such occasions – and it’s no coincidence that Garry Kasparov played it the most out of all the variations in the Sicilian – the opening served him well throughout his brilliant career. I myself have played it with both colours, but even I discover more to its endless depths every day! Strategy, combinations, attack and defence, sacrifices and marvelous manoeuvres – exciting chess is all about the Najdorf! Learn More
  26. Reti - A Repertoire for White - Victor Bologan

    Reti - A Repertoire for White - Victor Bologan

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    The development of the knight to f3, followed by the attack on the centre with c4, was played by almost all great champions of the past. The most valuable investment into this opening was made by Richard Reti, who scored a couple of victories with it in the 1920s, but what would it look like without Capablanca’s games or Smyslov’s fine ideas? Nowadays the main protagonist of 1.Nf3 with White is Vladimir Kramnik, who has in my opinion the deepest strategical knowledge and understanding in chess. Especially the Reti is designed for those players who like strategy, manoeuvres and plans. Who like to avoid opening tons of theory, the jungle of forced lines. In this DVD, I tried to deal with all possible Black reactions against 1.Nf3. Naturally, there is much theory left outside of it, but a repertoire for White for sure is inside. Learn More
  27. 1. e4 - How to Tame the Alekhine, Scandinavian and Pirc - Viktor Bologan

    1. e4 - How to Tame the Alekhine, Scandinavian and Pirc - Viktor Bologan

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    While almost everybody is spending 95% of his opening preparation time on major lines, there are some tricky players including strong GMs (I am not an exception) who prepare for their opponents some side lines, which contain many an underwater reef. I decided to collect those secondary openings in one single DVD. From now on openings such as the Pirc, the Scandinavian and the Alekhine Defences will not appear to you in your nightmares any more. The 1.e4 player should be actually thank Black for choosing these openings, since he is providing White with a better centre, a stable advantage and generally speaking pleasant play. The only thing White needs to do is to spend some time studying the lines. I will not bother you with encyclopaedic approach. There is a more practical way. Learn More
  28. The Fashionable Caro-Kann - Vol 1 - Main Lines and Side Lines - Vidit Gujrathi

    The Fashionable Caro-Kann - Vol 1 - Main Lines and Side Lines - Vidit Gujrathi

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    The Caro Kann is a very tricky opening. Black’s play is based on controlling and fighting for key light squares. I have analyzed the new trends carefully and found some new ideas for Black. The dynamic play based on a strong strategic foundation has always fascinated me, and in these DVDs I have suggested the lines which I personally prefer and employ in practice. Recently at the World Rapid and Blitz Championships at Qatar I used many of them with great success, managing to score important wins over top GMs Vachier Lagrave, Radjabov, Jobava and drawing against Vishy Anand. Learn More
  29. Play the Pirc Like a Grandmaster - Positional Lines - Mihail Marin - VOL. 1

    Play the Pirc Like a Grandmaster - Positional Lines - Mihail Marin - VOL. 1

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    Is there an absolute truth in a flexible opening such as the Pirc Defense? After I had played and studied the Pirc intensively for more than ten years I was sure I had found the best move order against each White system. Then I stopped playing the opening for a while and when I checked new ideas I realized that things were not that simple. Thus, the repertoire I recommend on this DVD is a combination of good lines in my old repertoire that have stood the test of time and new lines inspired by my fresh look at the Pirc. Learn More
  30. Winning Against the Classical Slav - Mihail Marin

    Winning Against the Classical Slav - Mihail Marin

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    This DVD offers White a complete repertoire against the classical Slav, a popular opening, in which Black can choose from a wide range of plans. In the Slav White often has more space but to turn this into an advantage he needs to know the typical strategic and tactical motifs of the opening and has to develop a feeling for the nuances of the position. Learn More
  31. ABC of the Benko Gambit - Andrew Martin - 2nd Edition

    ABC of the Benko Gambit - Andrew Martin - 2nd Edition

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    Martin describes the main themes and ideas of the Gambit and gives sound guide lines, so that any one who wants to play for the initiative with Black and play the Benko Gambit, will be very well equipped. Learn More
  32. King's Gambit - Simon Williams - VOL. 2

    King's Gambit - Simon Williams - VOL. 2

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    Some of the most interesting lines in the King’s Gambit starting with 3 Nf3, especially concentrating ‘on the refutation of the King’s Gambit (Fisher)’ 3...g5. I have given the reader a full repertoire, that they can play with 3 Nf3, so all lines are covered. We also briefly look at the crazy 3 Be2 3 d4 and 3 Nc3. Learn More
  33. The Leningrad Dutch

    The Leningrad Dutch

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    GM Vladimir Malaniuk has been the main driving force behind the Leningrad Variation for decades. Malaniuk has found many original plans which turned this branch of the Dutch into an active and dangerous weapon. White cannot enter dull and boring positions even if he insists on this. Learn More
  34. NIC Yearbook 113 - PAPERBACK EDITION

    NIC Yearbook 113 - PAPERBACK EDITION

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    New in Chess Yearbook is the #1 guide to Chess Opening news! It is published four times per year, ensuring the most up-to-date and topic chess opening information. It includes 25-30 surveys per issue, covering all of the fashionable lines, wild gambits and even forgotten variations! If you're serious about chess, you need New in Chess Yearbooks! Learn More
  35. A Black Repertoire Against Offbeat Openings - GM Nicholas Pert

    A Black Repertoire Against Offbeat Openings - GM Nicholas Pert

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    Many club players have their favourite pet opening variations which aren’t necessarily main lines. It’s important to know how to handle these variations as your opponent will likely know his systems well. In this DVD I provide a detailed Black repetoire against many of these Offbeat Opening choices. The lines I have covered include Pseudo – Trompowsky (1.d4 d5 2. Bg5), London Systems (1.d4 with an early Bf4), Torre Attack (1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 and 3. Bg5), Veresov (1.d4 Nf6 2. Nc3 d5 3. Bg5), Blackmar-Diemer Gambit (1.d4 d5 2. e4), Kings Indian Attack (1.Nf3 2.g3 3. Bg2), 1.b4, 1.b3, 1.f4, 1.g3 and 1.g4. Learn More
  36. French Defense Strategy - Nigel Davies

    French Defense Strategy - Nigel Davies

    $33.95
    The French Defense is one of the best choices a player can make for his opening repertoire, especially older players with limited study time. Learn More

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