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  1. FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 9 - Beating the Anti-Dutch Systems

    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 9 - Beating the Anti-Dutch Systems

    $19.95
    This is a complete solution for Dutch fans to the growing number of tricky systems which unashamedly dodge the main lines. With this video, Black can now be ready with antidotes to the better White options and refutations of the more dubious attempts. Learn More
  2. Fundamentals of Isolated Queen Pawn Positions - Chess Lecture - Volume 64

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

    $19.95
    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
  3. Foxy Openings - Volume 169 - The  Modern Albin Counter Gambit - Volume 2 - Aggressive Repertoire for Black against the Queen's Gambit

    Foxy Openings - Volume 169 - The Modern Albin Counter Gambit - Volume 2 - Aggressive Repertoire for Black against the Queen's Gambit

    $19.95
    The Albin Counter gambit is a magnificent weapon for club players. It even works well at master level, although tends to be used as a surprise higher up. On this modern DVD, IM Andrew Martin develops a repertoire for Black, based mainly around an early ...Nge7 in most of the main lines. This is the approach used by super GM Morozevich and an exciting life is guaranteed. Learn More
  4. FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 63 - 21st Century Secret Weapons #2

    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 63 - 21st Century Secret Weapons #2

    $19.95
    Featuring the Pseudo-Tromp, Fried Liver and Laskers Defence in the QGD. Learn More
  5. FOXY OPENINGS VOLUME 142 - The Sicilian Dragon Series Vol 3

    FOXY OPENINGS VOLUME 142 - The Sicilian Dragon Series Vol 3

    $19.95
    The Chinese Dragon is a solid way for Black to get a Winning edge against the Yugo-Slav Attack. Black's attack is quicker and rich with tactics and sacrifices. Easy to learn less to memorize after white plays 9.Bc4 Black can Play N-a5, B-d7, R-b8, b5! This system has recorded great results at the highest level. Now White has to be worried about getting checkmated! Learn More
  6. King's Indian for Black - Chess Lecture - Volume 26

    King's Indian for Black - Chess Lecture - Volume 26

    $19.95
    IM David Vigorito is the 2007 Masschusetts Champion. He has been the state champion of New Hampshire and Nevada. David rated at 2479 in USCF and is the Champion of the Boylston (Boston) Chess Club. He playes in the 2006 U.S. Championship after finishing in a tie for 3rd place at the U.S. Open in Phoenix. Learn More
  7. Two Knights Defense - Chess Lecture - Volume 77

    Two Knights Defense - Chess Lecture - Volume 77

    $19.95
    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
  8. Studies in: The Dragon - Chess Lecture - Volume 132

    Studies in: The Dragon - Chess Lecture - Volume 132

    $19.95
    The Dragon is one of the main lines of the Sicillian where Black fianchettoes their bishop on the h8–a1 diagonal. The line is one of the sharpest variations of the Sicilian, making it one of the sharpest of all chess openings. Learn More
  9. Crushing White: The Dzindzi Indian Volume 2 - Foxy Chess Openings Volume 122

    Crushing White: The Dzindzi Indian Volume 2 - Foxy Chess Openings Volume 122

    $19.95
    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. Learn More
  10. Foxy Openings - Volume 171 - The Colle System For The Tournament Player - Volume 2

    Foxy Openings - Volume 171 - The Colle System For The Tournament Player - Volume 2

    $19.95
    Volume Two IM Andrew Martin using an additional 19 games to demonstrate ideas how to meet remaining lines when Black plays an early ...e6 and lines where Black avoids ...e6 until he has developed his Bishop on c8 also Nf6 & g6, c6 slav setup, B-f5, and B-g4. Learn More
  11. FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 107 - Beating the Queen's Gambit with the Semi-Slav Triangle Defence

    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 107 - Beating the Queen's Gambit with the Semi-Slav Triangle Defence

    $19.95
    The Triangle Defence (1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 e6 4. Nf3 dxc4), otherwise known as the Abrahams or Notebook Variation, is a sharp and uncompromising Black weapon against 1. d4. On this all-new Foxy Openings DVD, IM Andew Martin teaches you how to play this exciting and rarely used variation. Learn More
  12. The Accelerated Dragon - Chess Lecture - Volume 22

    The Accelerated Dragon - Chess Lecture - Volume 22

    $19.95
    GM Eugene Perelshteyn earned his third GM norm and the title GM after sharing first place in the 2006 Foxwoods Open, He won the Samford Chess Fellowship in 2002, awarded to the top American Player under 25 years old earning $64,000, Eugene also led the Unversity of Maryland, Baltimore County to a few Pan American championships from 1998-2002. Learn More
  13. FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 156 - Winning with the Queen's Gambit - Disk 2

    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 156 - Winning with the Queen's Gambit - Disk 2

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    The Queen’s Gambit Accepted is a fundamental defence to 1 d4 and has been used by many World Champions, Petrosian, Anand and Kasparov, to name but a few.On this all-new Foxy Openings Repertoire DVD , Andrew Martin introduces the viewer to the QGA and at the same time provides repertoire suggestions to the other main line white possibilities after 1 d4 d5. Volume #2 features the Benko, Modern Benoni, Czech Benoni,Snake Benoni Learn More
  14. FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 108 - Modern Defence Repertoire for Black Part 1

    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 108 - Modern Defence Repertoire for Black Part 1

    $19.95
    The Modern Defence is a tough system based on counterattack. In this new three-volume Foxy Openings series IM Andrew Martin maps out a repertoire for Black for use by players of any level. The Modern creates difficult positions which are ideal if you want to play to win with Black. Learn More
  15. FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 136 - The Sniper Volume 1

    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 136 - The Sniper Volume 1

    $19.95
    The SNIPER! is a dynamic and universal opening system that fills in the gaps for the Black player who plays the Accelerated Dragon,the Dzindzi Indian, or other Black Fianchetto defences. Black's system of development with 1…g6 and 2...Bg7 allows White to occupy the center, but in true SNIPER! Modern style, Black strikes back with an early c5! Learn More
  16. Studies in the Dutch Defense - Chess Lecture - Volume 106

    Studies in the Dutch Defense - Chess Lecture - Volume 106

    $19.95
    The Dutch Defense was employed regularly in the past by Alekhine, Larsen, Morphy and Najdorf. The high-water mark for the Defense occurred in 1951, when both Mikhail Botvinnik, the world champion, and his challenger, David Bronstein, played it in their World Championship match. Not found as often in modern games, but regularly used successfully by GM Hikura Nakamura. Learn More
  17. FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 49 - Strangling The Sicilian with 2.d3

    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 49 - Strangling The Sicilian with 2.d3

    $19.95
    Why fall victim to your opponent's pet Sicilian line when you can out-fox him with the cunning 2.d3? GM Nigel Davies, the pioneer of this new and vital system, explains exactly how you can squash those booked-up Sicilian-ites! Transpositions to King's Indian Attack formations for White are noted and explored. Learn More
  18. Learn From Your Fellow Amateurs 4 - Chess Lecture - Volume 9

    Learn From Your Fellow Amateurs 4 - Chess Lecture - Volume 9

    $19.95
    NM Dana Mackenzie started playing tournament chess during the ''Fischer boom'' of 1971-1972 and never quit. Champion of North Carolina in 1985, 1987, and became master in 1988. He has a 1-0 career record against world chess champions. Learn More
  19. Insights into The French Defense - Chess Lecture - Volume 20

    Insights into The French Defense - Chess Lecture - Volume 20

    $19.95
    GM Jesse Kraai currently resides in Berkeley, California. His most notable chess achievements are winning the Denker Tournament of High School Champions in 1989 and 1990, and competing in the U.S. Championship from 2002-2006. Learn More
  20. FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 77 - Sicilian Kan

    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 77 - Sicilian Kan

    $19.95
    The Sicilian Kan is the most flexible and easy to play variation of all the lines in the Sicilian. On this DVD, IM Andrew Martin will teach you how understanding certain principles and development will help you master this dependable repertoire for Black. Learn More
  21. Dzindzichashvili on Openings - Chess Lecture - Volume 14

    Dzindzichashvili on Openings - Chess Lecture - Volume 14

    $19.95
    Dzindzichashvili offers his analysis and insight on openings, covering aggressive play, tricks, traps and sound and unsound practices. Learn More
  22. The Exchange Slav for White - Chess Lecture - Volume 72

    The Exchange Slav for White - Chess Lecture - Volume 72

    $19.95
    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. Learn More
  23. FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 51 - Trompowski

    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 51 - Trompowski

    $19.95
    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. Learn More
  24. FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 89 - The Baltic Defence

    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 89 - The Baltic Defence

    $19.95
    If you are tired of suffering on the black side of the Queen's Gambit, the Baltic Defence can change all of that! 1. d4 d5 2. c4 Bf5!? offers active and unusual play which your typical Queen's Gambiteer won't be familiar with and will force White to immediately change their plans.Grandmaster Rausis and Miladinovic use this exciting counter-attack frequently with good results. Learn More
  25. KOPEC DVD - Opening Pawn Structures Advanced Concepts - VOLUME 2

    KOPEC DVD - Opening Pawn Structures Advanced Concepts - VOLUME 2

    $19.95
    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. Dr. Kopec will show you how to develop effective middlegame plans based on opening pawn structures. Volume 2 covers the Maroczy Bind, the Caro Structure, the Slav structure, Queen's Gambit structures, King's Indian and Benoni structures, and the Nimzo-Indian and French/Winawer-type structures Learn More
  26. FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 100 - The Modern Scandinavian & Icelandic Carnage

    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 100 - The Modern Scandinavian & Icelandic Carnage

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    The Centre Counter Defence has experienced an enormous increase in popularity over the last 20 years. Players the world over, from local expert to Grandmaster, appreciate the ease with which one can pick up this method of play and the good results that Black can get. Learn More
  27. FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 27 - King's Gambit

    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 27 - King's Gambit

    $19.95
    Surprise your opponents with the ultra-dangerous 1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Bc4! GM Morozevich has brought this system back into the limelight and used it to crush World Champion Vishy Anand. The DVD also covers the King's Gambit Declined. Learn More
  28. FOXY OPENINGS - Volume 159 - Vienna Gambit

    FOXY OPENINGS - Volume 159 - Vienna Gambit

    $19.95
    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
  29. FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 70 - Larsen's Deadly Weapon Repertoire - Take your Opponent Out of Theory

    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 70 - Larsen's Deadly Weapon Repertoire - Take your Opponent Out of Theory

    $19.95
    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. Learn More
  30. How to Beat the Petrov with the Cochrane Gambit - Chess Lecture - Volume 134

    How to Beat the Petrov with the Cochrane Gambit - Chess Lecture - Volume 134

    $19.95
    John Cochrane was a strong nineteenth century Scottish chess master ranked only below the well-known Howard Staunton the designer of modern chess pieces. Cochrane was known name in the Calcutta chess club as he played there while he lived in India. The first appearance of the Cochrane gambit against the Petrov's defense was in 1848 against an Indian master Mohishunder Bannerjee. Learn More
  31. FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 104 - Accelerated Dragon - A Sharp and Solid System to Play Against the Marozcy Bind

    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 104 - Accelerated Dragon - A Sharp and Solid System to Play Against the Marozcy Bind

    $19.95
    The Accelerated Dragon is an exciting way to meet 1. e4. By stationing the Bishop on g7, Black hopes to breathe fire on the White queenside. In Part One of a two-part DVD series, IM Andrew Martin covers the most popular White counter among Grandmasters, the Maroczy Bind. Learn More
  32. The Najdorf Poison Pawn - Then and Now - Chess Lecture - Volume 99

    The Najdorf Poison Pawn - Then and Now - Chess Lecture - Volume 99

    $19.95
    A pawn is said to be poisoned because its capture can result in a positional disadvantage and or the loss of material l. The best known of these is a line of the Sicillian Defense, Najdorf Variation. One of the pioneers of this line was David Bronstein, who tied the 1951World Championship match against Mikhail Botvinnik 12–12. Learn More
  33. The Caro-Kann Exchange Variation from White's Perspective - Chess Lecture Volume 112

    The Caro-Kann Exchange Variation from White's Perspective - Chess Lecture Volume 112

    $19.95
    GM Perelshtyen shows how to employ the Exchange Variation as he often has at the GM Level. The Exchange Variation 1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.exd5 cxd5 is a very subtle line for white to fight for a long-term positional advantage based on a rapid development of your two bishops that will make it very difficult in turn for black to develop his bishops to active diagonals. Learn More
  34. Studies in: Richter-Veresov Attack - Chess Lecture - Volume 164

    Studies in: Richter-Veresov Attack - Chess Lecture - Volume 164

    $19.95
    The Richter–Veresov Attack (or Veresov Opening) is a chess opening that begins with the moves: 1. d4 d5, 2. Nc3 Nf6, 3. Bg5! The opening dates back as far as the game Marshall-Wolf, Monte Carlo 1902. In modern play it has been used by Spassky, Tal, Smyslov, Bronstein, Larsen and even Karpov. Learn More
  35. FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 81 - The Lion

    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 81 - The Lion

    $19.95
    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. Learn More
  36. FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 56 - Win with 1...d6 Part 1

    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 56 - Win with 1...d6 Part 1

    $19.95
    The first of two videos on systems with 1...d6, this one based on the flexible Czech System (1.e4 d6 2.d4 Nf6 3.Nc3 c6). The Czech System introduces a fascinating area of opening play, where with well-timed counter-measures Black aims to destabilize the whole White set-up. The Czech is much less susceptible to direct attack than a regular Pirc Defense. Part 1: Pseudo-Austrian 4.f4 Part 2: Aggressive Lines 4.Be3/4.Bg5/4.f3 Part 3: Classical 4.Nf3 Part 4: Quiet Systems 4.g3/4.a4 Learn More

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