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GM Sam Shankland will provide you with a high level understanding of the Grunfeld without having to memorize theory.
The Grunfeld - GM Sam Shankland - 80/20 Tactics Multiplier
Most people learn an opening by becoming familiar with its typical positional ideas and trying to remember the most important theoretical lines. But this is not enough, especially in an opening as sharp as the notorious Sicilian Najdorf. Here, tactical bloodbaths are commonplace and the player who knows where the weak points are, and how to exploit them, wins.
The Sicilian Najdorf - GM Niclas Huschenbeth - 80/20 Tactics Multiplier
80/20 Tactics Multiplier: The Evan’s Gambit features GM Marian Petrov in 8 hours of action-packed lessons revealing everything you need to create tactical masterpieces in this opening. Discover vicious attacking ideas from old masters of the 19th century, as well as cutting-edge analysis from elites of today.
80/20 Tactics Multiplier - The Evan's Gambit - GM Marian Petrov - Volume 10
If you want to master any chess opening, you need to know the typical positional ideas and remember the most important theoretical lines. But this is really not enough. You also need to know the common tactical ideas, the kingside attacks, and positional breakthroughs. In this 80/20 Tactics course, IM Irina Bulmaga equips you with expert knowledge of the key tactical and strategic ideas in the Scotch Opening – the fantastically powerful weapon Garry Kasparov turned to in his World Championship matches against Karpov and Short.
The Scotch Opening - IM Irina Bulmaga - 80/20 Tactics Multiplier
80/20 Tactics Multiplier: The Bb5 Sicilian features IM Lawrence Trent in 8 hours of action-packed lessons revealing everything you need to pressure Sicilian Defense players from the get-go.
Bb5 Systems vs Sicilian - The Evans Gambit - IM Lawrence Trent - 80/20 Tactics Multiplier
GM Bryan Smith will provide you with a high level understanding of the King's Indian Defense without having to memorize theory.
The King's Indian Defense - GM Bryan Smith - 80/20 Tactics Multiplier
The Benko Gambit is a sound, refreshing alternative for all Black players who are tired to play the absolute main lines like the Slav Defense or the Grunfeld Defense against 1.d4. It’s a strategically and dynamically complex opening full of tactical possibilities.
The Benko Gambit - IM Robert Ris - 80/20 Tactics Multiplier
King’s pawn players of the world… listen up! The Paulsen Sicilian (1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 a6) is only one small pawn move different from the Najdorf, but frees the dark-squared bishop… sometimes with deadly effect. The c3 knight gets pinned, e4 comes under pressure… it’s easy to get into a real mess.
80/20 Tactics Multiplier - The Paulsen Sicilian - GM Rashad Babaev - Volume 12
IM Valeri Lilov’s course on the essential tactics in the Sicilian Dragon gives you a complete understanding of typical tactical patterns for both sides. The Sicilian Dragon is a strategically and dynamically complex opening full of tactical possibilities.
The Sicilian Dragon - IM Valeri Lilov - 80/20 Tactics Multiplier
IM Levy Rozman’s course on the essential patterns in the Trompowsky Attack gives you a complete understanding of typical tactical and strategic patterns for both sides.The Trompowsky Attack is a strategically and dynamically complex opening full of tactical possibilities.
The Trompowsky Attack - IM Levy Rozman - 80/20 Tactics Multiplier
16-year-old prodigy IM Hans Niemann presents this 9-hour course on the Queen’s Indian Defense (1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 b6!), one of the most flexible and dynamic ways of meeting 1.d4.
The Queen's Indian Defense - IM Hans Niemann - 80/20 Tactics Multiplier
If you want to really know an opening, you should be familiar with its typical positional ideas and remember the most important theoretical lines. But this is not enough.If you want to know an opening, you should be familiar with its typical positional ideas and remember the most important theoretical lines. But this is not enough. Each opening has its own unique tactical patterns. Patterns you need to know to succeed. IM Eric Rosen’s course on the essential tactics in the London System gives you a complete understanding of the typical patterns for both sides in the London System.
The London System - IM Eric Rosen - 80/20 Tactics Multiplier
The French Defense is one of the most trusted openings in chess, popular at all levels from beginners to strong grandmasters.
The French Defense - GM Mihail Marin - 80/20 Tactics Multiplier
Tactical ability is a prerequisite in all phases of the game. In the opening when development is in its early stages, one slip can be instantly fatal. In the middlegame, there is a myriad of tactical devices available to the well-practiced player in order to carry out the successful prosecution of his or her initiative. In the endgame, tactical solutions require concrete and accurate calculation.
Improve Your Chess DVD Series Tactics: Opening, Middlegame & Endgame
The author shows you how to: Defend and protect the weaknesses in your position and how to protect your king; Strengthen your position; Defend difficult and inferior positions: Beat off attacks, and assume the initiative; Develop counterplay using tactical and strategical methods, and much more.
Improve Your Chess DVD Series - Defense & Counterattack
This 178 minute dvd is devoted to the middlegame, twice US Chess Champion GM Patrick Wolff (1992 & 1995) demonstrates how to best formulate plans and how to evaluate chess positions. Wolff deals with a variety of topics that have an influence on the objective evaluation of a position.
Improve Your Chess DVD Series - Middlegame Planning
On this dvd, GM Edmar Mednis - a recognized authority on the endgame - teaches the viewer the fundamentals of king and pawn endings, including: the importance of king activation, zugzwang, the opposition, and king triangulation.
Improve Your Chess DVD Series - King & Pawn Endgames
Wolff deals with attacks on the castled king and attacks on the king in the center, methods for provoking weaknesses in the opponent's position and how they can be exploited and attacked, and attacks involving the sacrifice of pawns and/or pieces.
Improve Your Chess DVD Series - How to Play Winning Attacks
On this dvd, GM Edmar Mednis - a recognized authority on the endgame - teaches the viewer the fundamentals of rook and pawn endings, including: the importance of rook activation and rook placement, the Lucena position, and the Philidor position.
Improve Your Chess DVD Series - Rook & Pawn Endgames
Exclusive DVD with over 3 hours of commented games and movies by the 12th World Chess Champion in the history of Chess Alexandra Kosteniuk. Every single game she played in Nalchik to win the World Title commented in detail in her own voice.
ALEXANDRA KOSTENIUK - How I Became the 12th World Champion
Watch and listen to Alexandra Kosteniuk as she shows you her career's top 10 games from her first serious championship when she was 10 years old, until she became the 12th Women's World Chess Champion. She speaks about the importance of the circumstances around each game and gives valuable tips and insights along with her detailed comments.
ALEXANDRA KOSTENIUK - My Best Chess Games
Chess Queen Alexandra Kosteniuk Shows You How to Win at Blitz Chess!Watch and listen to Women's World Chess Champion Alexandra Kosteniuk as she gives you tips to win at Blitz chess, and shows you in great detail and with accompanying live feed eight of her best wins from the 2009 World Blitz Chess Championship. Alexandra outplayed many higher-rated players, including the World Chess Champion Grandmaster Vishwanathan Anand and the highest rated player in the world, Grandmaster Magnus Carlsen
ALEXANDRA KOSTENIUK - Chess Blitz Fever