Chess Opening Ideas Combo: All 3 Volumes

Chess Opening Ideas Combo: All 3 Volumes
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Don’t be surprised in the opening! Chess King's Opening Ideas DVD Course is the quickest way to learn the ideas, plans and goals behind the major chess openings. Just watch the moves and listen to their explanations. Over 8 hours of instruction in over 90 chapters in this amazing openings video encyclopedia! Recommended for players Unrated to 1700 Elo.

Ideal for Junior and improving players to reach club player level. Useful for parents and coaches to gather material for their chess lessons. The high quality DVDs feature 12th Women's World Chess Champion and Chess Queen™ Alexandra Kosteniuk and a portion of the proceeds go to support her Chess Fund.

There are 3 volumes in the series: Volume 1: Open Games 1.e4 e5. Volume 2: Semi-Open Games 1. e4 others. Volume 3: Closed Games 1.d4 or 1.Nf3. The course is masterfully presented by chess computer guru Steve Lopez. Introduction by Chess Queen™ Alexandra Kosteniuk.

If you are only interested in some of the volumes, they can be bought separately.

Volume 1: Open Games 1.e4 e5. King's Gambit, Italian, Evans, Scotch, Two Knight’s, Philidor, Petroff, Ruy Lopez, Marshall and many more. 32 chapters, 145 minutes.

Volume 2: Semi-Open Games 1. e4 others. French, Caro-Cann, Pirc, Scandinaviam Alekhine, Sicilian defense (Dragon, Sveshnikov, Najdorf, Closed, Alapin, Smit-Morra), etc. 28 chapters, 140 minutes.

Volume 3: Closed Games 1.d4 or 1.Nf3. Queen's Gambit, Reti, Benko, Grünfeld, Dutch, Slav, English Opening and several Indian Defenses (Bogo-Indian, Nimzo-Indian, King’s Indian). 33 chapters, 150 minutes.

System Requirements: PC, Mac, DVD player or any other means of playing DVD video.

The DVD is zone “0″ or “ALL” which means it is guaranteed play anywhere in the world (including USA zone 1, Europe zone 2, etc.), and it works on any normal DVD player or PC or Mac.

Content

VOLUME 1: OPEN GAMES 1.e4 e5

  1. Introduction
  2. Fight for the Center
  3. Center Game
  4. Danish Gambit
  5. King's Gambit Basics
  6. King's Gambit Declined
  7. Falkbeer Counter Gambit
  8. Classical King's Gambit
  9. King's Gambit Modern
  10. Vienna Game
  11. Bishop's Opening
  12. Latvian Gambit
  13. Ponziani Opening
  14. Goering Gambit
  15. Scotch Gambit
  16. Scotch Game
  17. Four Knight's Defense
  18. Two Knight's Defense
  19. Philidor Defense
  20. Petroff's Defense
  21. Italian Game
  22. Evans Gambit
  23. Ruy Lopez Basics
  24. Ruy Lopez Berlin Defense
  25. Schliemann Defense
  26. Ruy Lopez Exchange
  27. Ruy Lopez Steinitz Defense
  28. Open Ruy Lopez
  29. Marshall Attack
  30. Ruy Lopez Archangel
  31. Closed Ruy Lopez
  32. Further Opening Study

VOLUME 1: SEMI-OPEN GAMES 1. e4 others

  1. Introduction A. Kosteniuk
  2. Introduction
  3. Alekhine Four Pawns
  4. Alekhine Classical
  5. Scandinavian
  6. Pirc Austrian Attack
  7. Pirc Classical
  8. French Advance
  9. French Exchange
  10. French Tarrasch
  11. French Classical
  12. French Winawer
  13. Caro-Kann Advance
  14. Caro-Kann Exchange
  15. Caro-Kann Main Line
  16. Sicilian Alapin
  17. Sicilian Closed
  18. Sicilian Smith-Morra
  19. Sicilian Modern Paulsen
  20. Sicilian Four Nights
  21. Sicilian Richter-Rauzer
  22. Sicilian Najdorf
  23. Sicilian Scheveningen 6. Be3
  24. Sicilian Scheveningen 6. g4
  25. Sicilian Shveshnikov
  26. Sicilian Dragon
  27. Sicilian Accelerated Dragon
  28. Further Opening Analysis
  29. Conclusion A. Kosteniuk

VOLUME 1: CLOSED GAMES 1.d4 OR 1.Nf3

  1. Introduction
  2. Queen's Gambit Exchange
  3. Queen's Gambit Tarrasch
  4. Queen's Gambit Tartakower
  5. Queen's Gambit Orthodox
  6. Queen's Gambit Catalan
  7. Queen's Gambit Accepted
  8. Slav Exchange
  9. Slav Mera
  10. Slav Botvinnik
  11. Slav Cambridge-Springs
  12. Queen's Indian Petrosian
  13. Queen's Indian Main Line
  14. Nimzo-Indian Saemisch
  15. Nimzo-Indian Rubinstein
  16. Nimzo-Indian Capablanca
  17. Bogo-Indian 4.Nbd2
  18. Bogo-Indian 4.Bd2
  19. Grunfeld Main Line
  20. King's Indian Defense Classical
  21. King's Indian Defense Averbakh
  22. King's Indian Defense Saemisch
  23. King's Indian Defense Four Pawns
  24. Modern Benoni
  25. Dutch Stonewall
  26. Dutch Leningrad
  27. English Symmetrical
  28. English Reverse Sicilian
  29. English Double Hedgehog
  30. Reti Opening
  31. Benko Gambit
  32. Further Opening Analysis

Video Example (from Complete Chess Course)