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  1. Standard member onyx2006
    onyx2007
    16 Oct '06 09:57
    Hiya...

    can anyone recommend any good dvds to watch, and where to get them?
    anything general, strategy, positional stuff... and all that.

    Any help appreciated....

    Nice one!

    J
  2. 16 Oct '06 10:07
    I have about 9 of Roman's DVD's. They are very handy to have around if you can't sleep! I also have Seirawan's Chess Mentor DVD, which is actually pretty good. Seriously, stay away from the Roman's Lab stuff. I got the same advice several years ago, and tried my luck anyway...save your money.
  3. Standard member onyx2006
    onyx2007
    16 Oct '06 10:11
    was looking at Seirawan's Chess Mentor DVD on the net there... looks ancient though, is it good?

    There's a 5 dvd set from susan Polgar too, looks interesting enough...

    http://www.wholesalechess.com/chess/chess_videos_dvds/Susan+Polgar%27s+Winning+Chess+the+Easy+Way%3A+Complete+Series+%28Volumes+1-5%29

    not sure though! :-/
  4. 16 Oct '06 10:17
    Originally posted by onyx2006
    was looking at Seirawan's Chess Mentor DVD on the net there... looks ancient though, is it good?

    There's a 5 dvd set from susan Polgar too, looks interesting enough...

    http://www.wholesalechess.com/chess/chess_videos_dvds/Susan+Polgar%27s+Winning+Chess+the+Easy+Way%3A+Complete+Series+%28Volumes+1-5%29

    not sure though! :-/
    I've thought about the Polgar series as well. Waiting to hear some feedback from anyone who actually gets them first. Yes, the Seirawan one is very old. He released it years ago on VHS, and it was converted to DVD format years later. His style of teaching is good though, even though the technology is old. The info is timeless, so it has value, and you can probably get it really cheap on e-bay because of how old it is.
  5. Standard member onyx2006
    onyx2007
    16 Oct '06 10:27
    cheers!
  6. Standard member mipmcpt
    manchester clan
    16 Oct '06 10:28
    chess direct.co,uk is great for dvd.s
  7. Standard member mipmcpt
    manchester clan
    16 Oct '06 12:07
    oh by the way, if you get the Polgar series please post in ans tell me what you think!!! cheers
  8. 16 Oct '06 14:11
    http://www.chesshouse.com/chess_dvd_s/4.htm
    I personally like the
    Improve Your Chess Series (we bought 4 of them: Endgames, Calculation, Positional Insperation, Attacking With Confidence) and while the are relitivly boring, they provide some extremely useful insight.
    Also, (even though I only have boughten 1 thus far) The Foxy Opening Series is good if you have a particular opening you wish to work on.
  9. 16 Oct '06 14:31
    I really enjoy the DVD's from chessbase

    http://www.chessbase.com/shop/productlist.asp?product=ot&subd=&user=&coin=

    If you have Fritz I can always upload one of the vids to give you a sample to see what you think.
  10. Standard member onyx2006
    onyx2007
    16 Oct '06 14:35
    don't have fritz, i've only got a mac computer
  11. Standard member onyx2006
    onyx2007
    16 Oct '06 14:36
    some nice suggestions there overall.... thanks lads! :-)

    decisions, decisions, decisions....
  12. Standard member mipmcpt
    manchester clan
    16 Oct '06 15:28
    i also like the dvds by andrew martim
  13. 17 Oct '06 01:34
    karsten mueller's endgame disks are really good.
  14. Standard member mipmcpt
    manchester clan
    24 Oct '06 23:09
    Where do you get them from?
  15. 24 Oct '06 23:35
    Originally posted by mipmcpt
    Where do you get them from?
    http://www.chessdirect.co.uk/acatalog/CATALOGUE___SHOP_NEW_SOFTWARE_160.html#aCBDCE3

    That's the last one, as far as I know there's 3 in total. I've got the 1st one, which was good (well what I've watched of it) did have a panic though, cos the 1st 48vids on the disc are in german

    Thankfully there's also the English version on the disc as well.