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Learn and improve your chess openings knowledge with software on DVD

ChessBase is the leading producer of quality chess training software. Primarily European masters and grandmasters of chess present expert knowledge of popular as well as obscure chess openings.

Hone your chess knowledge or learn a new chess opening with expert annotations, video segments, and games to play through right on your PC. Both the DVD and CD products are intended for your PC only. They will not play on standalone DVD players.
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ChessBase Tutorials: Openings Vol 1: The Open Game How to Play the Najdorf, Vol. 1 - Kasparov Fritz Trainer Opening: The Pirc Defence (DVD) - Davies
How to Play the Najdorf, Vol. 1 - Kasparov
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The Pirc Defence (DVD) - Davies
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Today's way to learn chess! The ChessBase Tutorials are a new series in the publishing program of ChessBase. Mr. Kasparov Series No. 2. The Najdorf system in the Sicilian Defence has a legendary reputation as a defensive weapon for Black. The Pirc Defence is a highly flexible and double-edged opening with which Black can avoid premature simplification and go for the full point.
How to Play the Najdorf, Vol. 3 - Kasparov How to Play the Najdorf, Vol. 2 - Kasparov The King's Gambit (CD) - Bangiev
How to Play the Najdorf, Vol. 3 - Kasparov
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How to Play the Najdorf, Vol. 2 - Kasparov
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The King's Gambit (CD) - Bangiev
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Mr. Kasparov Series No. 4
The Najdorf system in the Sicilian Defence has a legendary reputation as a defensive weapon for Black.
Mr. Kasparov Series No. 3
The Najdorf system in the Sicilian Defense has a legendary reputation as a defensive weapon for Black.
The King's Gambit is considered one of the most complicated yet one of the most beautiful chess openings.
The ABC of the Modern Slav 2nd Edition (DVD) - Martin ABC of the Czech Benoni (DVD) - Martin Slav Defense (CD) - Rogozenko
The ABC of the Czech Benoni - Martin
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Slav Defense (CD) - Rogozenko
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The Slav defense to the Queen's Gambit always had a solid reputation, but only in the last 15 years the popularity of the opening has taken off. We are going to see some fascinating chess here and by the end of the DVD, I hope to have convinced you that the Czech Benoni is well worth playing. The solidity of the Slav is obvious.  With the moves 1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 Black supported his center while at the same time leaving scope for his bishop c8.
Fritz Trainer Opening: The French Defence (DVD) - Ziegler Fritz Trainer Opening: The Sveshnikov Variation of the Sicilian (DVD) - Van Wely Pirc Defence - GM School St. Petersburg (CD) - Lugovoi
The Pirc Defence - GM School St. Petersburg (CD) - Lugovoi
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The French defense is a very powerful opening against 1.e4-players who plays aggressively. In this DVD you will be presented a coherent strategic opening repertoire against 1.e4. A feast for all fans of tactics. The centerpiece of the CD is a small database with 8 database texts and 116 sample games where the author GM Aleksei Lugovoi has compiled all his knowledge about this opening.
World Champion's Guide to the Petroff - Kasimdzhanov 1.e4 For The Creative Attacker - Davies The Sveshnikov Sicilian - Rogozenko
1.e4 For The Creative Attacker - Davies
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The Sveshnikov Sicilian - Rogozenko
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Kasimdzhanov will examine the most popular lines and provides a large number of ideas that will enable you to play Petroff successfully with either color. On this DVD Davies presents a complete repertoire for White comprising unusual but aggressive lines.
Grandmaster Dorian Rogozenko is one of the greatest experts of the Sveshnikov.
The Advance Caro-Kann 2nd edition - Shirov Isolated Queens Pawn (CD) - Ripperger What Grandmasters Dont See  Vol. 2: Discovered Attack (DVD) - Ashley
The Advance Caro-Kann 2nd edition - Shirov
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Isolated Queens Pawn (CD) - Ripperger
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Plans for both White and Black after 1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.e5 Bf5. Reinhold Ripperger presents the basic IQP techniques and maneuvers, demonstrating strengths and weakness of the isolani in many classical games In Volume 2 of his three part series, Ashley shows that no other standard tactical theme is more over-rated, overlooked, and misunderstood than the Discovered Attack.
Pocket Encyclopedia of Opening Blunders Beating the Sicilian: A Grandmasters repertoire Vol. 2 (DVD) - Bologan My Best Games in The Spanish Volume 1 - Shirov
Pocket Encyclopedia of Opening Blunders
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My Best Games in The Spanish Volume 1 - Shirov
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Pocket Encyclopedia of Opening Blunders is our new training software for the Pocket PC dedicated to chess openings. 5hr, 40 min software DVD. Explore some clear lines that will help you combat the most interesting opening, the Najdorf Variation, as well as the most romantic line in the Sicilian, the Dragon Variation! More than 4.5 hours private tuition with one of the most exciting top-class players in the world!
Chess Combinations Encyclopedia French Defence Strategy - Davies (PC-DVD) Two Knight's Defence - Trent (DVD)
Chess Combinations Encyclopedia
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French Defence Strategy - Davies (PC-DVD)
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Two Knight's Defence - Trent (DVD)
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A fundamental program on chess tactics. Davies explains the strategy behind the French Defence by examining typical pawn structures and explaining the plans and ideas for both sides. Once labeled a foolish and primitive lunge by the old masters, white ignores his development in order to immediately attack the Achilles Heel of blacks position on f7.
Beating the Sicilian: A Grandmasters repertoire Vol. 1 (DVD) - Bologan Know the Terrain Vol. 2 The Capablanca Structure (DVD) - Collins First steps in attack (DVD) - Martin
First steps in attack (DVD) - Martin
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Enjoy The Sicilian, still the most fascinating and complex opening, take on its challenges and plunge into a world of combinations, attacks and counter-attacks! Gain a deeper understanding of pawn structure and get the edge on your opponent! For players under 2200 wanting a basic grounding to enhance improvement, this DVD offers thinking points that help lay out a foundation in attacking chess!
The ABC of the Alekhine, 2nd Edition (DVD) - Martin The Catalan: a complete repertoire for White! (DVD) - Bologan Power Play 15  Practical Pawn Endgames (DVD) - King
Powerplay 15 Practical Pawn Endgames (DVD) - King
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7hr 30 min chess software DVD. Why should you not underestimate the Alekhine's Defense? Find out why in 2011 black still gets a tough defense and must be taken seriously! The Catalan is one of the most solid openings for White. The aim of this DVD is to provide you with the practical skills and knowledge that you will need to play a king and pawn endgame.
Chess Expertise Step by Step  Vol. 2: Mastering Strategy (DVD) - Grivas Chess Expertise Step by Step  Vol. 1: Unexpected Tactics (DVD) - Grivas Chessbase Tutorials - Openings Vol. 3: Queens Gambit & Queens Pawn Game (DVD)
"Mastering Strategy" tries to cover important aspects of this field and to help you to assimilate knowledge and understand in depth the proper handling of strategy in certain cases This DVD covers important sections of tactics in chess and helps to understand in depth the proper handling of (unexpected) tactics in certain cases. King, Stohl, Schandorff, Collins and Lilov will acquaint you with the basics of these systems and give you valuable recommendations as to what to play.
Beating the Sicilian: A Grandmasters repertoire Vol. 3 (DVD) - Bologan Attacking with the Benko Gambit - Ramirez The ABC of the Bogo Indian
Attacking with the Benko Gambit - Ramirez
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The ABC of the Bogo Indian - Martin
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5hr chess software DVD. Deals with Blacks second move 2....e6 which he usually adopts when striving for a complex game full of subtleties in order to outplay White, especially when his opponent is lower rated. This DVD covers all the potential variations that arise after 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 c5 3.d5 b5. Over nearly 5 hours and 35 or so games, nearly all of which are played by GM's and IM's, will help you learn how this opening works.
Power Play 19: Attack with 1.e4. Part 2 - King The English Hedgehog Defence - Ftacnik First Steps in Opening Play - Martin
Powerplay 19: Attack with 1.e4. Part 2 - King
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The English Hedgehog Defence - Ftacnik
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First Steps in Opening Play - Martin
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This DVD provides you with a repertoire of attacking lines against: The Scandinavian, Alekhine's Defence, The Petroff, The Philidor, The Pirc and The Modern Defence (1.e4g6). This DVD by Lubomir Ftacnik deals with the Hedgehog structure and its phenomenal potential for generating active counterplay with Black. The idea of the series is to provide a basic grounding in a variety of subjects, which will assist general all-round improvement.
   
 
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