Endgame Magic with guest Simon Williams

by Karsten Müller
4/10/2018 – Simon Williams is an English Grandmaster and a well-known DVD author for ChessBase. He's in Hamburg to record a DVD follow up to his hit series on the London System. Today he joined Karsten to look at some fascinating endgames from recent tournament praxis! Watch on-demand!

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Rules of thumb are the key to everything when you are having to set the correct course in a complex endgame. In this final DVD of his series on the endgame, our endgame specialist introduces you to the most important of these rules of thumb.

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Endgame Magic #104

Guest: GM Simon Williams

Endgames are the soul of the chess games. This could be a phrase from GM Karsten Mueller. The German grandmaster is one of the leading experts when it comes to endgames, with numerous published books and DVDs about this phase of the game. In his Endgame Magic Show, Mueller invites strong players and shows recent examples of the tournament praxis. Typically live at 15:00 CEST (9:00 AM EDT):

 

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The Tactical Chigorin

Opening with the Chigorin shows your intention to play for a win right from the outset. After 2...Nc6 Black's pieces fly into the game putting pressure on White's position from a very early stage. This opening is ideal for the type of player who strives for an unconvential yet attacking game right from the start.


The Endgame Magic show is one of the major features of the video portal. Over 100 episodes have been recorded. Karsten Mueller goes on air around once a month, always inviting a guest into his endgame world to discuss recent examples. But he also tests his guests with their very own endgames. 

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The London System with 2.Bf4

"Simple yet aggressive!" Enjoy this new exciting DVD by Simon Williams. Let the famouns Grandmaster from England show you how to gain a very exciting yet well founded opening game with the London System (1.d4 d5 2.Bf4).


Endgame expert GM Karsten Mueller

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Né en 1970, Karsten Müller est réputé être l'un des plus grands spécialistes des fins de partie. N'a-t-il en effet pas écrit, avec Frank Lamprecht, un ouvrage essentiel sur le sujet: "Fundamental Chess Endgames" en plus d'autres contributions telles que sa chronique sur le site internet ChessCafe ainsi que dans le magazine ChessBase. Les DVDs de ChessBase sur les finales en format Fritztrainer de Müller sont des best-sellers. Ce docteur en mathématiques vit à Hambourg, où il récolte également depuis de nombreuses années des points pour l'école locale en Bundesliga.

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