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  1. CHESSBASE 15 - MEGA Edition

    CHESSBASE 15 - MEGA Edition

    $289.95
    ChessBase is a personal, stand-alone chess database that has become the standard throughout the world. Everyone uses ChessBase, from the World Champion to the amateur next door. It is the program of choice for anyone who loves the game and wants to know more about it. Start your personal success story with ChessBase and enjoy your chess even more. Learn More
  2. CHESSBASE 15 - UPGRADE Edition

    CHESSBASE 15 - UPGRADE Edition

    $99.95
    ChessBase is a personal, stand-alone chess database that has become the standard throughout the world. Everyone uses ChessBase, from the World Champion to the amateur next door. It is the program of choice for anyone who loves the game and wants to know more about it. Start your personal success story with ChessBase and enjoy your chess even more. Learn More
  3. CHESSBASE 15 - PREMIUM Edition

    CHESSBASE 15 - PREMIUM Edition

    $469.95
    ChessBase is a personal, stand-alone chess database that has become the standard throughout the world. Everyone uses ChessBase, from the World Champion to the amateur next door. It is the program of choice for anyone who loves the game and wants to know more about it. Start your personal success story with ChessBase and enjoy your chess even more. Learn More
  4. CHESSBASE 15 - STARTER Edition

    CHESSBASE 15 - STARTER Edition

    $199.95
    ChessBase is a personal, stand-alone chess database that has become the standard throughout the world. Everyone uses ChessBase, from the World Champion to the amateur next door. It is the program of choice for anyone who loves the game and wants to know more about it. Start your personal success story with ChessBase and enjoy your chess even more. Learn More
  5. The Queen's Gambit Accepted - A Repertoire for Black - Sam Collins

    The Queen's Gambit Accepted - A Repertoire for Black - Sam Collins

    $30.95
    In this DVD Sam Collins presents a repertoire for Black based on the Queen's Gambit Accepted, 1.d4 d5 2.c4 dxc4. Rather than get involved in the heavy theory of the Classical Main Line, the lynchpin of the repertoire is the active development of the queen's bishop, after 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.e3, with 4...Bg4. Learn More
  6. The Open Games – A detailed overview - Georgios Souleidis

    The Open Games – A detailed overview - Georgios Souleidis

    $33.95
    The Open Games begin after the moves 1.e4 e5. The name results from the fact that the position often opens quickly which might lead to an early clash of the enemy pieces. Typical examples are the Scotch Opening, the Two Knights Defence or the venerable King’s Gambit. But the most important openings after 1.e4 e5 are the Italian Game and the Ruy Lopez, and here the game often develops more slowly. Learn More
  7. The Aggressive Classical Dutch for Black - Nicholas Pert

    The Aggressive Classical Dutch for Black - Nicholas Pert

    $33.95
    The Dutch (1.d4 f5) is known as a very aggressive and unbalanced opening, resulting in the lowest percentage of draws among the most common replies to 1.d4 . The opening became popular during the 1951 World Championship match, where both players tried it successfully. Learn More
  8. How Bobby Fischer battled the Sicilian - Adrian Mikhalchishin

    How Bobby Fischer battled the Sicilian - Adrian Mikhalchishin

    $33.95
    Bobby Fischer was a devoted Sicilian player. But the American chess genius and 11th World Champion was also a devoted 1.e4 (“Best by test” as he said) player, and his results against the Sicilian are remarkable. In almost all variations he came up with new ideas and developed systems of his own — such as 6.Bc4 (one of his pet moves) against the Najdorf, and the Rauzer. Learn More
  9. Learn to Play Chess With Fritz and Chesster - Vol. 3

    Learn to Play Chess With Fritz and Chesster - Vol. 3

    $33.95
    This unforgettable chess adventure is designed to advance young chess player’s skills, move by move. Discover mini-games, brain-twisters and more at every attraction. Pick up chess tips and skills as you ride in bumper cars and the Ferris wheel. Learn More
  10. Endgames of the World Champions – From Fischer to Carlsen - Karsten Muller

    Endgames of the World Champions – From Fischer to Carlsen - Karsten Muller

    $33.95
    All world champions left their mark on chess. And although they had different styles each and every one of them played the endgame exceptionally well. The material on this DVD is based on the ChessBase MasterClass series, and gives you a good opportunity to enjoy some of the best endgames in the history of chess Learn More
  11. 1000 X Checkmate - Lubomir Ftacnik

    1000 X Checkmate - Lubomir Ftacnik

    $27.95

    In this extended update of the ChessBase mating course, Lubomir Ftacnik initiates you into the fine art of mating your opponent. In four videos the grandmaster explains typical mating patterns. At the same time, two small collections of material allow systematic assimilation of the subject of delivering mate. After that, it is all about answering the training questions in 1000 mating exercises. Learn More
  12. Learn to Play Chess With Fritz and Chesster - Vol. 1

    Learn to Play Chess With Fritz and Chesster - Vol. 1

    $33.95
    Learn to think strategically, try out tricky mental exercises and master fun and exciting challenges – all with a generous helping of chess knowledge. These things and more await you on this unusual chess adventure that has already received great international acclaim. Learn More
  13. Learn to Play Chess With Fritz and Chesster - Vol. 2

    Learn to Play Chess With Fritz and Chesster - Vol. 2

    $33.95
    Join Fritz and Bianca in a thrilling chess adventure as they enter rooms of the castle, where each challenge will help you sharpen skills and prepare for the ultimate showdown. Learn More
  14. Castled Long – Attacking the King - Valeri Lilov

    Castled Long – Attacking the King - Valeri Lilov

    $30.95
    On this DVD, IM Valeri Lilov will mould you into a player well-versed in the art of attack. You will emerge with a knowledge of the sure-fire techniques and strategies that you can use to rip open the opponent’s defences and hunt his king down! In over 20 demonstrative video lectures, Lilov explains the typical schemes of an attack, such as pawn storms, as well as plans which are tailored to the particular characteristics of a position.  Learn More
  15. Learning from the World Champions - Sergei Tiviakov

    Learning from the World Champions - Sergei Tiviakov

    $33.95
    From amateurs to professionals – players of all levels know how difficult it is to learn chess strategy and how much time and effort it takes to improve middlegame play. The author of this DVD has a solution - suggesting and demonstrating what he believes to be the easiest and most affordable method - learning from the World Champions! Learn More
  16. A Practical Guide to Rook Endgames - Nikolay Minev

    A Practical Guide to Rook Endgames - Nikolay Minev

    $14.95
    Improve your understanding and play of these most important endings with comprehensive but clear explanations by Nikolay Minev, one of the most respected chess instructors of our era. Learn More
  17. The Reliable Petroff - An Evergreen Elite Choice - Daniel Fernandez

    The Reliable Petroff - An Evergreen Elite Choice - Daniel Fernandez

    $33.95
    The Petroff (or Russian) Defence which is characterised by the moves 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nf6 has been popular at the highest levels for many years and enjoys the reputation of being an extremely solid defence. As with many openings favoured by the world elite, there is a sharp contrast between the sidelines (in which understanding plays the most critical role) and the theoretical battleground of the main lines where experience and knowledge of plans are needed, but also a high degree of concrete knowledge. This DVD aims to present this knowledge in a structured way, so that players can pick exactly what they need. This is interspersed with discussions of structural themes and annotated games. Two particular structures are discussed in great detail. Learn More
  18. The Baffling 2.b3 Sicilian - Lawrence Trent

    The Baffling 2.b3 Sicilian - Lawrence Trent

    $33.95
    There are a number of good Anti-Sicilian options out there, however I believe the 2.b3 Sicilian to be one of the most overlooked and underrated systems available to White. This modest move came back to the fore as a legitimate Anti-Sicilian weapon when none other than Vladimir Kramnik used it in a few games to frustrate his Sicilian diehard opponents. Learn More
  19. The Vienna Variation - Yannick Pelletier

    The Vienna Variation - Yannick Pelletier

    $33.95
    The Vienna Variation is a particular and independent system of the Queen’s Gambit. It arises after 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.Nc3 dxc4, when black’s capture on move 4 is strongly reminiscent of the Queen’s Gambit Accepted. On this DVD, GM Yannick Pelletier offers you a complete repertoire in the Vienna, while covering the numerous possible deviations by White. He also analyses thematic games which illustrate the most important middlegame ideas. Learn More
  20. Smash the Sicilian with the Smith-Morra Gambit - Michael Rahal

    Smash the Sicilian with the Smith-Morra Gambit - Michael Rahal

    $33.95
    The Smith-Morra Gambit (1.e4 c5 2.d4!) is a great attacking weapon against the popular Sicilian Defence. On move two White sacrifices a pawn for fast development and good attacking chances, and Black can easily fall into one of the many devious opening traps. In this 4+ hour DVD International Master Michael Rahal uses model attacking games to illustrate the main ideas behind White’s aggressive approach. Learn More
  21. The Tarrasch Defence - Erwin l'Ami

    The Tarrasch Defence - Erwin l'Ami

    $33.95
    Are you looking for an active defence against 1.d4? Look no further! The Tarrasch Defence (1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 c5) is one of Black’s most ambitious ways to meet 1.d4. No wonder that World Champions Boris Spassky and Garry Kasparov played it! On this DVD l’Ami reveals many new ideas that have never been seen in tournament practice. In an extensive strategy section he also shows the typical ideas behind this opening. Learn More
  22. Meeting the Gambits – Gambits after 1.d4 - VOL. 2 - Andrew Martin

    Meeting the Gambits – Gambits after 1.d4 - VOL. 2 - Andrew Martin

    $33.95
    When facing gambits the most important thing is not to panic, a feeling usually induced by lack of knowledge. Keep calm, learn the antidotes and face the aggression with renewed confidence. This DVD, ideal for players up to 2200 level, will help you to do just that. Andrew Martin is an English chess player with the title of International Master. He has won various national and international tournaments and was a commentator on the chess world championship between Kasparov and Kramnik in 2000. He is known as a professional chess teacher and head trainer of the English youth team. He is a chess columnist, an author of chess books and the author of various instructional videos. He was the publisher of the series Trends Publications. Andrew Martin has recorded extensively for Chessbase since 2004. Learn More
  23. MASTER CLASS - Mikhail Botvinnik - VOL. 10

    MASTER CLASS - Mikhail Botvinnik - VOL. 10

    $33.95
    On this DVD grandmasters and experts such as Yannick Pelletier, Mihail Marin, Oliver Reeh and Karsten Müller show, using the games of Mihail Botvinnik, how to employ specific openings successfully, which model strategies are present in specific structures, also how to find tactical solutions and solid rules for how to bring endings to a successful conclusion. Anyone who would like to win his or her games in a positional manner and where possible without tactical risks will find in the games of Mikhail Botvinnik valuable guidelines. Many of his games belonged in the days of the “Soviet School of Chess” to the basic education of young players in strategy and endgame play and even today are still of incalculable value as guides to the successful conduct of a game. Learn More
  24. Winning with the King’s Indian Attack - Victor Bologan

    Winning with the King’s Indian Attack - Victor Bologan

    $33.95
    In this new DVD Victor Bologan explain the King's Indian Attack, in his own words "The opening is easy to prepare but it’s important to remember that the King’s Indian Attack is more about ideas and plans and less about forced and complicated lines." Learn More
  25. A Classical Guide to the French Defence - Yannick Pelletier

    A Classical Guide to the French Defence - Yannick Pelletier

    $33.95
    The French Defence is the sharpest opening setup against 1.e4. With his first two moves, e6 and d5, Black tries to provoke the advance e4-e5. This closes the centre and gives Black the opportunity to get active play on both wings. 

    GM Yannick Pelletier is a specialist of this opening, and believes that the most efficient way to understand its ideas, plans, and typical structures is to study classical lines. He offers you a repertoire that is based on well-established lines that have been tried and tested for decades and that have proven their validity. Learn More
  26. The Accelerated Dragon - A Sharp Weapon Against 1. e4 - Nadezhda Kosintseva

    The Accelerated Dragon - A Sharp Weapon Against 1. e4 - Nadezhda Kosintseva

    $33.95
    After 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 g6! leads to the so-called “Accelerated Dragon Defense” of the Sicilian, which is characterised by the idea to achieve the thematic central break d7-d5 in one move (in contrast to the “Dragon Variation”, in which Black plays d7-d6). On this DVD the Russian grandmaster and top women player Nadezhda Kosintseva reveals the secrets of her favourite opening. Kosintseva has played the Accelerated Dragon for many years and achieved a lot of success with it. You too can accelerate your opening – with this complete repertoire for Black against 1.e4! Learn More
  27. DOWNLOAD - My Secret Weapon - 1. b3 - Wesley So

    DOWNLOAD - My Secret Weapon - 1. b3 - Wesley So

    $33.95
    The Nimzowitsch-Larsen Attack with 1.b3 (or 1.Nf3 followed by 2.b3) is a system, rather neglected by theorists, which nevertheless can be a forceful weapon in the hands of an ambitious white player. In a total of nine video clips, So talks to IM Oliver Reeh, explaining his view of White’s strategy after the four main replies bv Black: 1...e5, 1...d5 (2.Nf3!), 1...c5 and 1...Nf6. Learn More
  28. DOWNLOAD - The Surprising Sicilian! - Shock the Opposition with an early ...Qb6 - Andrew Martin

    DOWNLOAD - The Surprising Sicilian! - Shock the Opposition with an early ...Qb6 - Andrew Martin

    $33.95
    In the modern game, a player has to be ready to play almost any opening variation at short notice. The plan is to interrupt the preparation of the opponent at every turn. A knowledge of dynamic and slightly unusual lines could well score many,many points for the resourceful player. The Kveinys Variation : 1 e4 c5 2 Nf3 e6 3 d4 cxd4 4 Nxd4 Qb6! is surprisingly little-played, yet gives Black excellent chances and on this new ChessBase DVD, Andrew Martin explains how the system works. For the Master, we have a surprise weapon which players of the calibre of Svidler, Judit Polgar and Kveinys have used to defeat tough opposition. For the club player, where preparation is sketchy, we have a line which asks questions of the opponent right at the beginning of the game and creates immediate pressure on White to find good moves. That is the way to win! Perhaps the Kveinys variation will become more popular in the future. It does not deserve to be a comparatively rare sideline. Learn More
  29. DOWNLOAD - Calculation Training - Robert Ris

    DOWNLOAD - Calculation Training - Robert Ris

    $33.95
    This DVD provides everything you need to know to be able to play one of the most classical openings with Black, the Nimzo-Indian, arising after 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Bb4. Nearly every World Championship and top tournament features the Nimzo-Indian. It is a well trusted “life – time“ choice for players all around the globe. The former FIDE World Champion, Grandmaster Rustam Kasimdzhanov, gives you both the concrete variations, with many novelties to catch your opponent by surprise, and the positional nuances to enhance your understanding of the opening and of the game in general. Learn More
  30. DOWNLOAD - The Amazing Albin Counter-Gambit - Lawrence Trent

    DOWNLOAD - The Amazing Albin Counter-Gambit - Lawrence Trent

    $33.95
    The Albin Counter-Gambit (1.d4 d5 2.c4 e5!?) has been a favourite of Grandmasters and amateur players alike since it was popularised by Adolf Albin in the 1890s. This hyper-aggressive system, which immediately sets out to destabilize White’s position, had a renaissance in the mid-2000s when none other than GM Alexander Morozevich revitalised the opening with a number of fresh ideas and excellent results. While it has since gone "out of fashion", IM Lawrence Trent discussed a number of extremely dangerous Theoretical Novelties which will truly put the Albin Counter-Gambit back on the map. Learn More
  31. DOWNLOAD - A Classical Guide to the French Defence - Yannick Pelletier

    DOWNLOAD - A Classical Guide to the French Defence - Yannick Pelletier

    $33.95
    The French Defence is the sharpest opening setup against 1.e4. With his first two moves, e6 and d5, Black tries to provoke the advance e4-e5. This closes the centre and gives Black the opportunity to get active play on both wings.

    GM Yannick Pelletier is a specialist of this opening, and believes that the most efficient way to understand its ideas, plans, and typical structures is to study classical lines. He offers you a repertoire that is based on well-established lines that have been tried and tested for decades and that have proven their validity. Learn More
  32. DOWNLOAD - Strike Like the World Champions - Oliver Reeh

    DOWNLOAD - Strike Like the World Champions - Oliver Reeh

    $33.95
    IM Oliver Reeh leads you step-by-step through 88 of the most brilliant game conclusions of the world champions — in interactive Fritztrainer format, enabling you to enter the winning moves yourself. If you are stuck, a little hint will give you all the help you need to find the solution. From powerful mating attacks to dynamic middlegame solutions, to tactical finesses with only a few pieces — apart from pleasure, solving all these top combinations will definitely give you a huge boost in your own chess practice! Learn More
  33. DOWNLOAD - POWER PLAY - Checkmate Challenge - Essential Knowledge - Daniel King - VOLUME 26

    DOWNLOAD - POWER PLAY - Checkmate Challenge - Essential Knowledge - Daniel King - VOLUME 26

    $33.95
    Checkmate. That’s the aim of the game. There are numerous ways to checkmate the enemy king, but there are common patterns that recur over and over again, and having these at our mental fingertips is essential for when we want to finish the game. On this DVD 100 puzzles are presented, divided into 10 groups of 10 positions. Naturally, Level 1 is the easiest, and the puzzles increase in difficulty right through to Level 10. From beginner to brain-buster. Learn More
  34. DOWNLOAD - The Popular Italian - Victor Bologan

    DOWNLOAD - The Popular Italian - Victor Bologan

    $33.95
    When we are kids we are mostly taught to play 1.e4, and the first mate we see is the one with Bc4, Qh5 and Qxf7++. It looks like chess theory is turning back to its roots when the move 3.Bc4 was much more popular than 3.Bb5. Nowadays all top tournaments are full of Italian games, and it proves much more difficult for Black to achieve equality there than in some Marshall or Berlin variation of the Ruy Lopez. In the Italian, the focus of the battle is transposed from the opening to the middle game which requires from both sides good knowledge of typical plans and ideas - and thus a totally new concept of opening preparation which is exactly what you find on the DVD! In the actual DVD Bologan covered all answers by Black against 3.Bc4, especially 3...Bc5, presenting all relevant possibilities for White. It is full of positional ideas and plans, and it it will definitely raise your chess understanding to the highest standards. Learn More
  35. DOWNLOAD - A lifetime repertoire: play the Nimzo Indian! - Rustam Kasimdzhanov

    DOWNLOAD - A lifetime repertoire: play the Nimzo Indian! - Rustam Kasimdzhanov

    $34.95
    This DVD provides everything you need to know to be able to play one of the most classical openings with Black, the Nimzo-Indian, arising after 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Bb4. Nearly every World Championship and top tournament features the Nimzo-Indian. It is a well trusted “life – time“ choice for players all around the globe. The former FIDE World Champion, Grandmaster Rustam Kasimdzhanov, gives you both the concrete variations, with many novelties to catch your opponent by surprise, and the positional nuances to enhance your understanding of the opening and of the game in general. Learn More
  36. DOWNLOAD - The Accelerated Dragon - A Sharp Weapon Against 1. e4 - Nadezhda Kosintseva

    DOWNLOAD - The Accelerated Dragon - A Sharp Weapon Against 1. e4 - Nadezhda Kosintseva

    $33.95
    After 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 g6! leads to the so-called “Accelerated Dragon Defense” of the Sicilian, which is characterised by the idea to achieve the thematic central break d7-d5 in one move (in contrast to the “Dragon Variation”, in which Black plays d7-d6). On this DVD the Russian grandmaster and top women player Nadezhda Kosintseva reveals the secrets of her favourite opening. Kosintseva has played the Accelerated Dragon for many years and achieved a lot of success with it. You too can accelerate your opening – with this complete repertoire for Black against 1.e4! Learn More

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