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      E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 86 - Dynamics of Strategy and How to Create a Plan
      Catalog Code: E-DVD0086FX

      All the Basic tactical ideas are discussed fully, followed by a series of very recent illustrative games, where we will see all that ideas in action . On this dvd you will gain confidence in your ability to handle tactics when they crop up over the board and who knows, you may be able to land some tactical knockouts yourself!
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      E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 87 - Attack Defense Space Time Easily Explained
      Catalog Code: E-DVD0087FX

      DVD Four concentrates on attack and defence, space and time. IM Andrew Martin will teach you skills that will help you understand when to attack and the important of avoiding premature attacks. In order for an attack to succeed is you must have a lead in development and space. Timing is vital, so take advantage of opportunities and attack with as many pieces as possible.
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      E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 87 - Attack Defense Space Time Easily Explained

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      E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 88 - Endgames Self-Training
      Catalog Code: E-DVD0088FX

      In Volume Five Andrew Martin shows how to develop good endgame technique, using typical need-to know positions to lay the foundation and then full master games to show how the strongest players tackle this part of chess.
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      E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 88 - Endgames Self-Training

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      E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 114 - 10 Easy Ways to Get Better at Chess - Novice
      Catalog Code: E-DVD0114FX

      Senior FIDE Trainer and International Master Andrew Martin chooses easy-to-understand key ideas to help you improve. Adopt his virtual recommendations and you will find your game improving quicker than you ever thought possible.
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      E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 114 - 10 Easy Ways to Get Better at Chess - Novice

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      DOWNLOAD - Elementary Checkmates - VOLUME I
      Catalog Code: E-WIN0079CV

      If you're a beginner, you simply can't afford to miss a mate in one if you want to improve your chess. This comprehensive course, developed by the chess experts at Convekta, addresses this problem.
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      DOWNLOAD - Elementary Checkmates - VOLUME I

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      DOWNLOAD - Elementary Checkmate - VOLUME II
      Catalog Code: E-WIN0085CV

      This training course contains 77,000 mate in one exercises taken from practical games with many pieces on the board. An excellent follow-up to CD Elementary Checkmates I.
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      DOWNLOAD - Elementary Checkmate - VOLUME II

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      DOWNLOAD - Chess Tactics for Beginners - VOLUME 2.0
      Catalog Code: E-WIN0115CV

      This training program is designed for teaching children, either in groups with a teacher or at home guided by parents.
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      DOWNLOAD - Chess Tactics for Beginners - VOLUME 2.0

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      DOWNLOAD - Chess: From Beginner To Club Player
      Catalog Code: E-WIN0116CV

      This teaching program is an excellent guide to learning the fundamentals of chess.
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      DOWNLOAD - Chess: From Beginner To Club Player

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      DOWNLOAD - Chess Tactics ART for Beginners
      Catalog Code: E-WIN0132CV

      This course can be rightfully considered the predecessor to the Chess Tactics ART (CT-ART) course written for club and intermediate players.
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      DOWNLOAD - Chess Tactics ART for Beginners

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      DOWNLOAD - Chess Training Package for Beginners
      Catalog Code: E-WIN0103CV

      Chess Training Package for beginners consists of five magnificent educational chess programs: Elementary Checkmates I, Elementary Checkmates II, Easy Ways to take pieces, Chess Tactics for Beginners, and Complete Chess Course.
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      DOWNLOAD - Chess Training Package for Beginners

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      DGT Easy Timer Digital Chess Clock - Judit Polgar
      Catalog Code: CLKDEZ-POLGAR

      This sparkling fresh DGT Easy clock was developed in cooperation with Judit Polgar, the Greatest Woman Chess Player of All Time. It has a modern and attractive color design and the cheerful Polgar chess figures are printed on the back.
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      DGT Easy Timer Digital Chess Clock - Judit Polgar

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      SHOPWORN - Winning Chess Tactics
      Tactics and Combinations, Compiled and Explained by One of the World's Top Chess Players
      Catalog Code: SWB0196EM

      This is the second in Seirawan's four volumes, taking the reader from the very basics of chess through appreciation of advanced play. He does a remarkable job of discussing tactics that usually appear only in books for advanced players and communicating them to anyone with a grasp of playing fundamentals. The first part of the book deals with basic tactics and how they can be used individually and in combination. In the second part, Seirawan introduces some of the great chess tacticians and their games, further illustrating tactics as they work out in real-life play.
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      SHOPWORN - Winning Chess Tactics

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      SHOPWORN - Winning Chess Strategies
      Proven Principles from One of the World's Top Chess Players
      Catalog Code: SWB0195EM

      Strategy - it's the ultimate secret weapon for championship players around the world. Drawing on his considerable experience in tournament play, Yasser Seirawan shows you how to apply flexible strategic principles to every part of your game. Using Seirawan's simple and effective planning and analysis techniques, you'll enter each game with confidence and energy, ready to play forcefully and intelligently - the way you need to play so you can win!
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      SHOPWORN - Winning Chess Strategies

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      CHESSDVDS.COM IN SPANISH - FOXY OPENINGS #114 - 10 Easy Ways to Get Better at Chess - VOL. 3
      Catalog Code: DVD0003ES

      Senior FIDE Trainer and International Master Andrew Martin chooses easy-to-understand key ideas to help you improve. Adopt his simple recommendations and you will find your game improving quicker than you ever thought possible.
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      CHESSDVDS.COM IN SPANISH - FOXY OPENINGS #114 - 10 Easy Ways to Get Better at Chess - VOL. 3

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      Searching for Bobby Fischer
      He Wasn't Afraid of Losing a Match... Just His Father's Love
      Catalog Code: DVD0003MV

      An all-star cast shines in this heartwarming story of one family’s journey of understanding. Joe Mantegna stars as Fred Waitzkin, a sportswriter who dreams his 7-year-old son, Josh (Max Pomeranc), will grow up to play baseball. One day in the park with his mother (Joan Allen), Josh displays more than talent – he has a gift. Sensing his son is a future champion, Fred places Josh under the tutelage of a strict chess teacher (Oscar ® winner Ben Kingsley). But when Josh suddenly starts to lose, his parents must confront their own motivations, and recognize what Josh prices more than winning: his family’s love. Costarring Laura Linney and William H. Macy, Searching for Bobby Fischer is a movie “not only to enjoy but to cherish” (Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times).
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      Searching for Bobby Fischer

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      Chess Made Simple
      Catalog Code: B0004IS

      This is a book about the most fascinating game in the world. It is both a manual for beginners and a refresher course for experienced players. Clear and methodical explanations begin with the various chess pieces and proceed to subtle, advanced plays.
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      Chess Made Simple

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      Pandolfini's Ultimate Guide to Chess
      Basic to Advanced Strategies with America's Foremost Chess Instructor
      Catalog Code: B0014SS

      From America's foremost chess teacher and author comes a new standard: a comprehensive course covering all aspects of the game, to improve your technique whether you are a newcomer or a longtime fan.

      One of America's best-known chess masters, Bruce Pandolfini has helped millions learn the intricacies of chess through his acclaimed books and workshops.
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      Pandolfini's Ultimate Guide to Chess

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      Winning Chess Strategies
      Proven Principles from One of the World's Top Chess Players
      Catalog Code: B0195EM

      Strategy - it's the ultimate secret weapon for championship players around the world. Drawing on his considerable experience in tournament play, Yasser Seirawan shows you how to apply flexible strategic principles to every part of your game. Using Seirawan's simple and effective planning and analysis techniques, you'll enter each game with confidence and energy, ready to play forcefully and intelligently - the way you need to play so you can win!
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      Winning Chess Strategies

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      Winning Chess Endings
      Endgame-Winning Moves, Strategies and Philosophy from One of the World's Best Chess Players
      Catalog Code: B0198EM

      Approach every endgame with a winning strategy! Good books about endgames for beginners are few and far between. WINNING CHESS ENDINGS is a great one, a gripping introduction to what you need to know to win chess endings, taught by American Grandmaster Yasser Seirawan. His entertaining, easy-to-understand style, incisive stories and insiders advice will help you develop a solid grasp of proven principles that you can apply with confidence whenever a game goes the distance. You'll learn to prevail time and again in endgames with common and uncommon combinations and pieces.
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      Winning Chess Endings

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      ENDGAME T-SHIRT - CHESS CLUB
      Catalog Code: T-CHESSCLUB

      Inspired by the classic rock festival shirts, Chess Club is a four color design using discharge inks on a white, 100% ring-spun cotton shirt. The discharge inks produce a super soft feel that is "invisible" to the touch and deliver an authentic washed vintage feel.
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      ENDGAME T-SHIRT - CHESS CLUB

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      WOODEN MAGNETIC Travel Chess Set - 10" Square
      Catalog Code: TRV0016

      It is crafted from Golden Rosewood & Maple and is the Strongest Magnetic Travel Set on the Market - You can turn the board upside down and the pieces will not move!
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      WOODEN MAGNETIC Travel Chess Set - 10" Square

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      Beginner Chess Set Combination
      Catalog Code: BEG-COMBO

      Perfect for any beginner! Our Beginner's Combination includes classic favorites and exciting new products: Chess cinch drawstring backpack, Kasparov's Checkmate!, How to Beat Your Dad at Chess, chess wristband, standard vinyl roll up board and regulation chess pieces.
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      Beginner Chess Set Combination

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      How to Beat Your Kids at Chess
      An Adult Beginner's Guide to Chess - 2nd Edition
      Catalog Code: B0063RE

      How to Beat Your Kids at Chess is a book that truly starts at the beginning, with the most basic idea of all: the straight line. This book offers clear explanations, opportunities to practice each concept before moving on, and a systematic progression of ideas.
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      How to Beat Your Kids at Chess

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      IMPERFECT 28" Slotted-Style Vinyl Demo Set with Deluxe Carrying Bag
      Catalog Code: BLEM-DEMOSLT28

      The Slotted Style Chess Demonstration Set is the most economical way to conduct teaching, group analyzing, and displaying tournament chess games in progress. It features 3" squares and comes with large black and red pieces that are easy to see from a distance. The term 'slotted' refers to the fact that each of the squares has a slot to hold the pieces. Two wooden dowels give the board support at top and bottom while a strong cord allows it to be hung up almost anywhere. The Slotted Style Chess Demonstration Set comes with a durable nylon storage bag. It has a heavy-duty zipper closure and an adjustable handle for maximum convenience. It is the perfect way to transport and store your demonstration set!
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      IMPERFECT 28" Slotted-Style Vinyl Demo Set with Deluxe Carrying Bag

      Regular Price: $21.95

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      DGT 2010 Digital Chess Clock
      Catalog Code: CLKD2010

      The DGT 2010 is a wonderful digital chess clock at an unbelievable price. It is manufactured by DGT Projects, one of the world's premier chess clock companies. It isthe most popular clock in use in Europe and is gaining in popularity across theworld because of its solid design and durability. It is endorsed by the World Chess Federation (FIDE).
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      DGT 2010 Digital Chess Clock

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      USCF Baseball Hat
      Catalog Code: CAPUSCF

      Get the baseball hat that proclaims the sport you'd rather be playing. This two-tone Khaki and Navy Blue hat is 100% cotton and embroidered with the USCF logo.
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      USCF Baseball Hat

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      DRUEKE MAGNETIC Travel Chess Set
      Catalog Code: TRV0004

      This magnetic travel set makes playing on the road a breeze.
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      DRUEKE MAGNETIC Travel Chess Set

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      10" Magnetic Travel Chess & Checkers Set
      Catalog Code: TRV0032

      Our small Magnetic Travel Chess Set is a terrific Chess set at an unbelievable price. It features a snap-closed plastic box with plastic hinges that opens up to a 9.75" x 9.75" board with 1" squares. The nicely detailed pieces stay put with magnetic bases that keep them firmly planted on the board no matter how you hold it. The King is 2.0" tall and all of the pieces are very visible and easy to play with. When folded, the set and board fit nicely in your bag or backpack for later use. If you run a Chess club or teach Chess, we recommend these sets as a great prize and gift! This set also includes non-magnetized Checkers at no additional cost!
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      10" Magnetic Travel Chess & Checkers Set

      Regular Price: $12.95

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      DGT 3000 Digital Chess Clock
      Catalog Code: CLKD3000

      The DGT3000 Digital Chess Clock most advanced game timer yet from DGT Projects. It features an unbelievably large display with full game details, 25 pre-set time controls, 5 slots for customized time controls and the ability to connect to the DGT Projects Electronic Chess Board.
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      DGT 3000 Digital Chess Clock

      Our Price: $109.95
      14" Magnetic Travel Chess & Checkers Set
      Catalog Code: TRV0034

      Our large Magnetic Travel Chess Set is a terrific Chess set at an unbelievable price. It features a snap-closed plastic box with plastic hinges that opens up to a 14" x 14" board with 1.625" squares. The nicely detailed pieces stay put with magnetic bases that keep them firmly planted on the board no matter how you hold it. The King is 3.2" tall and all of the pieces are very visible and easy to play with. When folded, the set and board fit nicely in your bag or backpack for later use. If you run a Chess club or teach Chess, we recommend these sets as a great prize and gift!
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      14" Magnetic Travel Chess & Checkers Set

      Regular Price: $19.95

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      DGT 960 Digital Folding Clock
      Catalog Code: CLKD960

      The latest in chess clock design . . . a digital folding clock! With a physical size of only 5.5" in length, 2.6" wide and 1" high, the DGT960 game timer has all the features a chess player needs in a clock for tournament or blitz chess -- bonus and delay modes, a timer that will count down or count up (great for Scrabble or Go games), a move timer, and memory capabilities that will remember and save the last time control used. In addition, this clock is easy to operate and has a large display screen of approximately 5" x 1".
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      DGT 960 Digital Folding Clock

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      DGT North American Digital Chess Clock
      Catalog Code: CLKDNA-B

      The brand new DGT North American is a state-of-the-art digital chess clock at an unbelievable price. It is manufactured by DGT Projects, one of the world's premier chess clock companies. It features 10 pre-set time controls, making it an ideal clock for both the serious player and the casual enthusiast. It features a revolutionary new Quick-set option that makes configuring the clock a snap! Even multi-period delay settings can be set up quickly - no need to study a convoluted user manual or memorize confusing button combinations!
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      DGT North American Digital Chess Clock

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      CHECKBOOK MAGNETIC Travel Chess Set
      Catalog Code: TRV0006

      Our Checkbook Magnetic Travel Chess Set is perfect for Chessplayers on the go!
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      CHECKBOOK MAGNETIC Travel Chess Set

      Our Price: $4.95

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