December Camp - Understand the Ruy Lopez (9h Running Time)  Discounted 

The camp Understand the Ruy Lopez is already a digital product. This product includes all the videos from the masterclass as well as the PGN file related to the training sessions. Overall, the material consists of approximately 9 hours of video and a PGN database which includes 81 files!


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Ambitious Repertoire against the Italian Game  Discounted 

The Italian Game is nowadays as a good old wine, there is rarely a week with less than a new hundred games in it. All the leading players are engaged in the heavy theoretical discussion, in a recent match between MVL and Nakamura the real battle even started after move 21. The purpose of this database is to highlight the latest tendencies. GM Kiril Georgiev provides a repertoire that is both solid and ambitious. Additionally, as all new Modern Chess products, this product comes with a Memory Booster. The booster is designed to help you better remember the important points in each chapter. All the testable lines have been carefully selected by our GM team.


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Attack with Scotch Game - GM GM Avetik Grigoryan and GM Samvel Ter-Sahakyan (Video Database - 10+ hours running time)  Discounted 

Players from all levels struggle to find a reliable repertoire for White after 1.e4 e5. Usually, Black is able to achieve a rock-solid position without theoretical problems. In this course, Armenian grandmasters Avetik Grigoryan and Samvel Ter-Sahakyan make a strong case for the Scotch Game that arises after 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 The current video course suggests playing trendy and aggressive lines. Besides deep explanations of tactical and positional ideas, you will find many novelties and unexplored ideas. The content is structured in a way that players of all levels can benefit. The basic section makes sure that you get a strong foundation. Those of you who want to go even deeper can examine the Advanced Section which is very useful for a level of 2200+.

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Arkhangelsk Variation - Lifetime Solution for Black - Video Version  Discounted 

Welcome to the latest opening project of GM Boris Avrukh - Arkhangelsk Variation. Having worked on this opening with Fabiano Caruana, Avrukh is one of the biggest Arkhangelsk experts in the world. With a video running time of 6 hours and an integrated memory trainer, this project is different from anything we have done so far. After studying a given chapter, you can immediately challenge your knowledge via the memory trainer. All the training lines incorporated in the memory trainer are carefully selected by our team of grandmasters. In this way, we make sure that you will remember all the must-know key ideas and sequences.


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Arkhangelsk Variation - Lifetime Solution for Black (Update - 18.05.2021)  Discounted  Updated 

Welcome to the latest opening project of GM Boris Avrukh - Arkhangelsk Variation. Having worked on this opening with Fabiano Caruana, Avrukh is one of the biggest Arkhangelsk experts in the world. With a video running time of 6 hours and an integrated memory trainer, this project is different from anything we have done so far. After studying a given chapter, you can immediately challenge your knowledge via the memory trainer. All the training lines incorporated in the memory trainer are carefully selected by our team of grandmasters. In this way, we make sure that you will remember all the must-know key ideas and sequences.


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Understand the Italian Game (Running Time - Approx.4 hours)  Discounted 

In this video series, GM Dejan Bojkov presents all the important ideas that an Italian player should know. Having experience with both colours, GM Bojkov explains all the subtle ideas in a very systematic way. After studying this video database, you will be able to build your Italian repertoire on a solid foundation.

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Italian Game - Pawn Structures, Tactical Ideas, and Theoretical Trends  Discounted 

The camp dedicated to the Italian Game is already a digital product. This product includes all the videos from the workshop as well as the PGN file related to the training sessions. Overall, the material consists of approximately 10 hours of video and a PGN database which includes 79 files!


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Understand the Ruy Lopez  Discounted 

“Milking a cow.” This is how once Bronstein described the Ruy Lopez opening. Despite the heavily explored lines this remains one of the most colourful and rich openings ever. The complex nature of the arising positions, the huge variety of tactical and positional ideas make it a must for every chess player. The more we study and the deeper we dive into the Ruy Lopez the more and more secrets will be revealed and the better the understanding of the structure and the typical ideas would become.

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Complete Guide to the Ruy Lopez Exchange Structure  Discounted 

This pawn structure usually arises after 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 from one of the following lines: A) 3... a6 4.Bxc6 (Exchange Spanish) B) 3...a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.Bxc6 or 5.0-0 Be7 6 Bxc6 (Delayed Exchange Spanish) C) 3...Nf6 4.Bxc6 (Anti-Berlin) In the introduction, GM Aleksander Delchev writes: n my survey, I deal with this position both from White and Black's perspective. Besides improving your play in the abovementioned theoretical lines, this material is designed to improve your general chess understanding as well. Hopefully, you will get a better feeling of the following strategical aspects: play with and against a bishop pair, find the right plan and execute the right pawn break in static structures, the importance of the space advantage, play positions with opposite castles. Additionally, I am sure that this database will help you to increase your endgame technique since I provide a number of instructive examples.


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Play the Open Spanish - Repertoire for Black  Discounted 

In this database, Mihail Marin provides a complete Black repertoire which is based on the so-called Open Spanish. The basic position of this line arises after the moves 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.0-0 Nxe4 6.d4 b5 7.Bb3 d5 8.dxe5 Be6. In the introduction, GM Marin writes: "The Open (or Tarrasch) Variation in the Spanish Opening has fascinated me ever since the 1978 and 1981 Karpov-Kortschnoj matches, during which the challenger regularly used it, coming up with many new ideas. Before that, the system did not enjoy a good reputation, but the intense rehearsal during the matches provoked a real boom of the opening. For many years I had an intense but purely "platonic" sympathy for it. I finally decided to include it in my repertoire when I understood that playing the Sicilian against players like John Nunn was pure suicide. And as a reward, my first game with the Open Spanish ended in a draw against the same Dr Nunn, who one year earlier had made me the unwilling co-author of a brilliancy prize in the Najdorf! The aforementioned matches also induced a new fashion trend from White's point of view, but during the '80s, Kortschnoj introduced many new ideas in tournament games. Around 1990 a serious crisis happened, after a crucial loss of Kortschnoj to Hjartarson. I managed to play it for a few more years, switching systems when I feared concrete opponents' preparation, but around 1994 I had to resign to the evidence: Many of my favourite lines did not look playable anymore. Revisiting the variation after such a long time was refreshing. When writing this database I understood that at this stage of theory there are certain systems (mainly 9.Nbd2) in which Black has to go for dynamic play (and not for static positions, as I used to do)."


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Scotch Repertoire for Black  Discounted 

In the current database, GM Robert Hungaski will be offering you a comprehensive repertoire against the Scotch Opening. After the moves 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 exd4 4.Nxd4, he suggests the move 4...Bc5 with the idea to provide you with sound and intuitive positions. In his explanations, besides theoretical knowledge, the author pays attention to all the important positional ideas as well. Moreover, if you are a diligent student of the opening, you will also be able to incorporate some forced lines by which you can try to create concrete problems for your opponent very early in the game.


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Complete Spanish Repertoire for Black - Sidelines  Discounted 

Welcome to the second and final Ruy Lopez database by GM Michael Roiz. In this survey, the author deals with all the variations except Breyer (which was covered in Part 1 ). True to his approach, Roiz provides you with reliable lifetime solutions. In many lines, he suggests new concepts or revives well forgotten old approaches. The vast majority of the lines are based on understanding. Once you finish and understand the current database, even if you do not follow every new game, you will enjoy a complete solution for your problems against Ruy Lopez. Thus, you will have plenty of time to focus on other aspects of your chess preparation. The database consists of 18 theoretical chapters and 18 interactive tests.


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Complete Scotch Repertoire  Discounted 

The Scotch Game has recently gained popularity as many top-level players have used it frequently. One of the benefits of choosing this opening is that White is taking his opponent out from his comfort zone in Italian and Ruy Lopez. The Scotch becomes very popular when Gary Kasparov scored many important wins with this opening. Nowadays almost all top players tried it from time to time, but Nakamura and Nepomniachti played it regularly and very successfully. IM Ris is providing us with a complete repertoire for White which offers many new and unexplored ideas. The main tactical and strategical ideas are very well explained, but also many interesting novelties are revealed. The database contains 15 Theoretical Chapters and 15 Test Positions.


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Complete Spanish Repertoire for Black - The Breyer System  Discounted 

The Ruy Lopez remains one of the most popular chess openings, both at club level and among top players. According to many grandmasters, this is the most complex opening in chess. Almost all world champions played it with both colours. Studying this opening will not only provide you with a repertoire but will increase your general chess understanding. In his two-part series, the renowned theoretician GM Michael Roiz is providing us with a complete repertoire for Black against it. In the current database, the author builds a repertoire based on the Breyer Variation. Roiz explains all strategical and tactical subtleties and proposes many fresh and unexplored ideas.


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Yates Variation and Anti - Marshall - Repertoire for White  Discounted 

With Yates Variation and Anti - Marshall, White wants to avoid long, forced and heavily analyzed main lines. His task is to minimalize Black's choices and to reach a playable position, where chess understanding is more important than memorization. This very common opening approach is used by Magnus Carlsen with a great success. Renier is sharing his ideas in 12 chapters - eight of them are for Yates Variation, and four are for Anti - Marshall. The database ends with 12 test positions.


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Classical Anti - Scotch Repertoire  Discounted 

Given the fact that nowadays White experiences major difficulties to obtain an advantage in Ruy Lopez, he started looking for decent alternatives. That is why the so-called Scotch Opening became highly popular even at top level. In the recent years, modern practice showed that the Scotch offers a variety of interesting and unexplored positions. That is the reason why among it's supporters we could find the names of creative top grandmasters like Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Ian Nepomniatchi, Alexader Morozevich and of course the great Garry Kasparov. The current data is designed to provide the reader with a solid Anti-Scotch repertoire which can be used at any level.


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The Steinitz Defense Deferred  Discounted 

The Steinitz Defence Deferred is an interesting and still relatively unexplored system against the Ruy Lopez (3.Bb5). Apparently passive, yet extremely solid and quite flexible, it has survived the test of time since the late 19th century. Chess greats like Janowski, Schlechter, Capablanca, Alekhine, Keres, Smyslov, etc. The aim of this opening survey is to provide you with an easily understandable and concrete Steinitz Defence Deferred (in further text SDD) opening repertoire against the Ruy Lopez. SDD is a relatively rare occurence on the top level, but this can be a blessing in disguise for a club or a casual tournament player. Many white players dismiss such opening variations as second-rate and pay less attention to them than to Breyers and Marshalls of the world, on which they are ready to spend countless hours of analysis. If your knowledge of SDD is solid and deep, while your opponent's is superficial and coupled with "today I play against that off-beat Ruy Lopez line" approach, guess who has the upper hand?


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Modern Repertoire against the Italian Game  Discounted 

Since White has serious problems to obtain an advantage in the Berlin Defence, top players started searching for new ideas in the Italian Game. That is why every 1...e5 player should have a solid weapon against this opening. In his database, GM Boris Avrukh suggests a modern approach to this classical opening. He provides the reader with detailed explanations and valuable new ideas. This feature makes the survey suitable not only for club players but also for top grandmasters. At the end of the database, the reader could find a test section which helps him to test his understanding.


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Play the Berlin against Ruy Lopez - Part 2  Discounted 

In the first database concerning the Berlin, we have learned how to handle the Berlin Endgame which arises after the move 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 Nf6 4.0-0 Nxe4 5.d4 Nd6 6.Bxc6 dxc6 7.dxe5 Nf5 8.Qxd8 Kxd8. As we have seen, if Black knows what he is doing in this endgame, it's extremely difficult for White to pose any problems.That's the reason why White started to look for some possible deviations from the Berlin Endgame. Despite the fact that such lines don't promise an advantage, the arising posиtions and structures are complex and tricky to handle. That's why Black should be very familiar with all the positional and tactical subtleties in order to avoid entering a difficult position.


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Play the Berlin against Ruy Lopez - Part 1  Discounted 

An ex top 10 Grandmaster, who has defeated on the board no less than 8 World Champions in three formats - classical, rapid, and blitz - has released the best of his knowledge about Berlin Endgame. The Berlin Variation is by far the most popular top-level player's weapon against Ruy Lopez. Nevertheless, the vast majority of chess fans are not familiar with the subtleties of the arising positions. In his newest opening project, GM Kiril Georgiev builds a complete Berlin-based repertoire against Ruy Lopez.


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GM Repertoire against the Kings Indian Defence  Discounted 

Every 1.d4 chess player must find a reliable weapon against the Kings Indian Defence. Even though we live in a modern time where chess is dominated by computer programs, this opening gains in popularity. The arising positions are extremely complex and double-edged. That is the reason why this is the favourite opening of creative players like Kasparov, Radjabov and Nakamura. Their games are rich of brilliant attacks against the White king.


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