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  1. FOXY OPENINGS - Volume 160 - The SNIPER - VOL. 6

    FOXY OPENINGS - Volume 160 - The SNIPER - VOL. 6

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    On this DVD GM Ron W. Henley continues his popular Universal System for The Aggressive Black Player. 1.e4 g6 Bg7 2.d4 Bg7 3.Nc3 c5 4.c3 Covering lines against the often difficult to meet c3 Sicilian,Grand Prix Attack, Closed Sicilian and Scholar's mate. Learn More
  2. FOXY OPENINGS - Volume 159 - Vienna Gambit

    FOXY OPENINGS - Volume 159 - Vienna Gambit

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    The vast majority of chessplayers play for fun; for them chess is enjoyment and not a professional endeavour. If you are running aground against 1 e4 e5 , then why not try the sharp Vienna Gambits suggested by IM Andrew Martin on this DVD? Pressure is brought to bear on Black in unusual ways at an early stage and there is nothing more enjoyable than getting on to the attack early with White and watching the opponent struggle. Learn More
  3. NIC Yearbook 109 - HARDCOVER EDITION

    NIC Yearbook 109 - HARDCOVER EDITION

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    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
  4. NIC Yearbook 109 - PAPERBACK EDITION

    NIC Yearbook 109 - PAPERBACK EDITION

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    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
  5. The Extreme Caro-Kann

    The Extreme Caro-Kann

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    The Caro-Kann Defence has become one of the most important and popular replies to 1.e4. Its ‘solid’ and ‘drawish’ reputation no longer applies in modern chess. In fact, White could do with some new ideas to fight for an advantage in this chess opening. Learn More
  6. Diamond Dutch

    Diamond Dutch

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    The widely-played Dutch Defence is a sharp choice. Black does not try to preserve a positional balance, but chooses to fight it out. No author is more qualified to explore new ideas in the Dutch than Viktor Moskalenko, a renowned champion of dynamic play. The Diamond Dutch is not a repertoire book. Moskalenko himself plays this chess opening with both colours and covers the entire spectrum for White as well as Black: Learn More
  7. Modernized - The King's Indian Defense

    Modernized - The King's Indian Defense

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    This book is a full repertoire (from Black’s perspective) for the King’s Indian Defense. By using a variety of theoretical games from recent Grandmaster practice (as well as a number of classical examples), Bojkov covers every major line in depth, with due coverage to all sidelines as well. The reader will also become familiarized with many strategic ideas, thematic tactics, and the abundance of imaginative possibilities the King’s Indian Defense is famous for. Learn More
  8. Complete Slav II

    Complete Slav II

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    The second part of the Complete Slav contains all systems that were not presented in the first part, namely a popular variation 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 dxc4 and also all systems after 4...e6. Not to mention the possibilities such as 5. g3 or 5. Qb3, I have presented lines after 5. e3 Nbd7 – for starters Meran (6. Bd3 dxc4 7.Bxc4 b5) and Anti-Meran (6. Qc2 Bd6) lines Learn More
  9. The Alekhine Defence - Move by Move

    The Alekhine Defence - Move by Move

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    This series provides an ideal platform to study chess openings. By continually challenging the reader to answer probing questions throughout the book, the Move by Move format greatly encourages the learning and practising of vital skills just as much as the traditional assimilation of opening knowledge. Carefully selected questions and answers are designed to keep you actively involved and allow you to monitor your progress as you learn. Learn More
  10. Grandmaster Repertoire - The Classical Slav

    Grandmaster Repertoire - The Classical Slav

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    Grandmaster Repertoire 17 – The Classical Slav provides a sound and active repertoire based on 1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.Nc3 dxc4. White’s early deviations from move 3 onwards are also covered. GM Boris Avrukh has had the Slav in his repertoire throughout his career and has never lost a serious game with it. Boris Avrukh is a grandmaster from Israel. He is an Olympiad gold medalist, former World Junior Champion and analysis partner of World Championship finalists. Learn More
  11. Chess Developments -  Semi-Slav 5 Bg5

    Chess Developments - Semi-Slav 5 Bg5

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    Chess Developments provides state-of-the-art openings coverage. Chess Developments focuses on the current trends – concentrating on critical lines, theoretical novelties and powerful new ideas. It offers players of all levels the opportunity to keep up-to-date with current opening theory whilst also expanding and improving their repertoires. Learn More
  12. EBOOK - Chess Developments -  Semi-Slav 5 Bg5

    EBOOK - Chess Developments - Semi-Slav 5 Bg5

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    Chess Developments provides state-of-the-art openings coverage. Chess Developments focuses on the current trends – concentrating on critical lines, theoretical novelties and powerful new ideas. It offers players of all levels the opportunity to keep up-to-date with current opening theory whilst also expanding and improving their repertoires. Learn More
  13. The English Four Knights (2 DVDS) - Chess Lecture - VOL. 73

    The English Four Knights (2 DVDS) - Chess Lecture - VOL. 73

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    David is a renowned expert and author on the English opening. The English is a popular choice among beginners and club players. This series takes it to the next levelRecommended for Intermediate – Advanced Players

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  14. Two Knights Defense - Chess Lecture - Volume 77

    Two Knights Defense - Chess Lecture - Volume 77

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    Bronstein once suggested that the term "defense" does not fit this strategy, and suggested the name "Chigorin Counterattack" as this line is adopted as Black by many aggressive players including Chigorin and Keres. Here Dana takes you through the strategy and how it plays out in real games. Learn More
  15. a6/b5 Against the French Steinitz - Chess Lecture - VOL. 75

    a6/b5 Against the French Steinitz - Chess Lecture - VOL. 75

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    The Steinitz is a variation for white against the French Defense . The Steinitz is an attacking scheme in particular against the Classical Variation of the French Defense. Here GM Jesse Kraai gives a clear explanation of the plans for black and the pitfalls to avoidRecommended for Intermediate Players

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  16. Ideas for Nimzo Indian Players - Chess Lecture - VOL. 76

    Ideas for Nimzo Indian Players - Chess Lecture - VOL. 76

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    A clear explanation of a plan for black against both the English and Reti Openings.David guides you into Nimzo-Indian type positions against these menacing Flank Openings.Recommended for Beginner - Intermediate Players

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  17. A Weapon for Black Against the Ruy Lopez - Chess Lecture - Volume 79

    A Weapon for Black Against the Ruy Lopez - Chess Lecture - Volume 79

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    Learn to fight back dynamically with GM Friedel’s pet system against the Ruy Lopez. A clear explanation of the Archangel Defense for Black against the Ruy Lopez from a GM Practitioner. Learn More
  18. Beating the Sicilian with the Tiviakov Grand Prix - Chess Lecture - Volume 78

    Beating the Sicilian with the Tiviakov Grand Prix - Chess Lecture - Volume 78

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    GM Bryan Smith explores A fresh, relatively unexplored system for white to surprise Sicilian players ! In depth 4 part series that will help you take your opponents outside the book. Learn More
  19. Semi Slav / Meran for Black - Chess Lecture- VOL. 74

    Semi Slav / Meran for Black - Chess Lecture- VOL. 74

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    The Meran is one of the most critical variations of the ever popular Semi-Slav Defense. David is a renowned expert and published author of theoretical works on the Semi-Slav Defense. First played in 1906 , today the Meran requires up to date theoretical knowledge.

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  20. The Exchange Slav for White - Chess Lecture - VOL. 72

    The Exchange Slav for White - Chess Lecture - VOL. 72

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    GM Kraai explains how white can use an often underestimated variation for white against the trendy Slav. This line definitely contains a drop of poison! Used by such top players as : Gm's Lajos Portisch and Vadim Milov,, to crack the defenses of Black's most popular Defense to the Queen's Gambit.

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  21. Fried Liver and Variations, Theory and Examples - Chess Lecture - Vol. 70

    Fried Liver and Variations, Theory and Examples - Chess Lecture - Vol. 70

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    GM Jesse Kraai shows you the ins and outs of the Fried Liver Attack for beginners all the way up through how advanced players can use this to their advantage. He then goes on to show you how it was employed in 2 high profile games. Jesse says, “The Fried Liver is not just for beginners!” Learn More
  22. Steamrolling the Sicilian

    Steamrolling the Sicilian

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    Are you looking for a way to outwit theory-sharks in the Open Sicilian? Then this may just be the book for you. The concept is simple: surprise your opponent with 5.f3, build up a strong pawn centre, avoid all of Black’s main lines and steamroll his Sicilian! Experienced grandmaster Sergey Kasparov presents a complete repertoire for White which has all the right features for ambitious and creative chess players: Learn More
  23. Grandmaster Repertoire - The French Defence - Vol. 2

    Grandmaster Repertoire - The French Defence - Vol. 2

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    The French Defence is one of the most popular and reliable responses to 1.e4. Grandmaster Repertoire 15 – The French Defence 2 covers the most critical variation of the Winawer, which occurs after the opening moves 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.e5 c5 5.a3 Bxc3† 6.bxc3 Ne7 7.Qg4. This volume presents three contrasting ways of meeting White’s aggressive opening system: 7...cxd4 leading to the notorious Winawer Poisoned Pawn; 7...0–0 8.Bd3 f5, a solid yet strategically complex system; and 7...0–0 8.Bd3 Nbc6, which leads to a tense, full-blooded battle.

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  24. Playing the French

    Playing the French

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    The French Defence is one of the most solid and strategically rich responses to 1.e4. Many opening lines have been analysed to death by computer, but the French is relatively resistant to this growing trend, as the characteristic blocked pawn centre leads to situations where a player with superior understanding can overcome an opponent whose expertise lies in computer-assisted preparation. Learn More
  25. The 3... Qd8 Scandinavian - Simple and Strong

    The 3... Qd8 Scandinavian - Simple and Strong

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    The world's oldest opening variation, 3...Qd8 in the Scandinavian Defense, has resurfaced in the last decade to give players at all levels a winning edge. Whether you prefer a sharp tactical game or slower positional maneuvering, the 3...Qd8 Scandinavian provides a genuine alternative for club players and grandmasters seeking to play for a win from the outset. Learn More
  26. Grandmaster Repertoire - The French Defence - Vol. 1

    Grandmaster Repertoire - The French Defence - Vol. 1

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    The French Defence is one of the most popular and reliable responses to 1.e4. Black invites his opponent to gain space in the centre, with the intention of undermining the enemy position and launching a counterattack. Although the amount of theory has expanded in recent years, the French often leads to positions where positional and strategic understanding prove more relevant than long sequences of computer-generated moves. Grandmaster Repertoire 14 - The French Defence 1 introduces the Winawer Variation after the opening moves 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Bb4, and provides expert recommendations against all of White's major possibilities Learn More
  27. A Cunning Chess Opening Repertoire for White

    A Cunning Chess Opening Repertoire for White

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    In this book, highly experienced chess opening writer Graham Burgess presents a repertoire based on 1 d4 and Nf3 with precisely those aims. Black’s possibilities for counterplay - and sharp gambit play - are kept to a minimum. Our aim is to give Black exactly the type of position he doesn’t want. If he is seeking blocked positions with pawn-chains, we’ll keep the game fluid. If he wants complex strategy, we’ll attack him with simple piece-play. Simplifications? No thanks, we’ll keep the pieces on and intensify the battle. Gambits? Hardly, as we simply prevent most of them! Learn More
  28. Modern Themes in the Benoni - 2 DVDs - Chess Lecture - Vol. 66

    Modern Themes in the Benoni - 2 DVDs - Chess Lecture - Vol. 66

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    The Modern Benoni was invented in 1927 by Frank Marshall at the New York Chess Tournament. Marshall played it twice, first for a draw against Capablanca, and again later losing to Aron Nimzowitch whom labeled the Modern Benoni an "unfortunate extravagance" in his annotations. In the 1950s interest in the system revived, as the King's Indian Defense gained in popularity among Soviet players and their investigations branched into related opening systems such as the Benoni. The imbalance inherent in the pawn structure of the Modern Benoni and the counter-chances this implies for Black appeals to aggressive players. Learn More
  29. NIC Yearbook 108 - PAPERBACK EDITION

    NIC Yearbook 108 - PAPERBACK EDITION

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    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
  30. NIC Yearbook 108 - HARDCOVER EDITION

    NIC Yearbook 108 - HARDCOVER EDITION

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    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
  31. Balance of Time, Material and Quality of Position - Chess Lecture - Volume 62

    Balance of Time, Material and Quality of Position - Chess Lecture - Volume 62

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    GM Jesse Kraai explains Kasparov’s fundamental theorem of chess with which any position can be evaluated. Jesse gives us examples of near perfect games, and analysis tools to evaluate your own game.ECO: C22, C41, A15 Learn More
  32. A Complete System for Black Against the English Opening - Chess Lecture - Volume 65

    A Complete System for Black Against the English Opening - Chess Lecture - Volume 65

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    The English derives its name from the English (unofficial) World Champion, Howard Staunton (1843). The English has caught on in the twentieth century and is now recognized as a solid opening that may be used to reach both classical and hypermodern positions. Although many lines of the English have a distinct character, the opening is often used as a transpositional device in much the same way as 1.Nf3 – to avoid such highly regarded responses to 1.d4 as the Nimzo-Indian and Grunfeld defences – and is considered reliable and flexible. Learn More
  33. Fundamentals of Isolated Queen Pawn Positions - Chess Lecture - Volume 64

    Fundamentals of Isolated Queen Pawn Positions - Chess Lecture - Volume 64

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    An isolated pawn or “isolani” is a pawn which has no friendly pawn on an adjacent file. Isolated pawns are usually thought of as a weakness because they cannot be protected by other pawns. Many textbook openings create at least one isolated pawn but are nevertheless accepted as orthodox because of the advantages they create. With an isolated pawn you can have improved development and associated opportunities for counter play that offset or even outweigh the weaknesses associated with the pawn's isolation. Learn More
  34. Playing the Maroczy Bind For White - Chess Lecture - Volume 63

    Playing the Maroczy Bind For White - Chess Lecture - Volume 63

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    The Maroczy Bind is a pawn formation named after the Hungarian Grandmaster Geza Maroczy. It is primarily, but not exclusively, used against the Sicilian Defense. It is characterized by white pawns on c4 and e4, with White's d-pawn having been exchanged for Black's c-pawn.GM Jesse Kraai shows how to use middle game strategy to gain advantage for white. Expert handling of the Maroczy Bind is illustrated with an explanation of the theory, a classic game, and an additional instructive game of his own.ECO: B36, B38 Learn More
  35. Nuke the Sicillian - Chess Lecture - Volume 67

    Nuke the Sicillian - Chess Lecture - Volume 67

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    Life Master Dana Mackenzie explains a system that he developed originally to defeat the computer program "Fritz." It was also played by Swedish correspondence player Arne Bryntse in the 1960s and early 1970s. However, Mackenzie's victory over IM David Pruess in 2006 is believed to be the first appearance of the Bryntse Gambit in an over-the-board master game. Learn More
  36. Chess Developments - The Grunfeld

    Chess Developments - The Grunfeld

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    In this book, David Vigorito examines the most theoretically important and instructive Grunfeld games, highlighting the main developments and novelties for both sides. Studying this book will provide you with vital information on a popular opening.

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