New DVD: Simon Williams – The Black Lion

7/6/2016 – Looking for an interesting, exciting, aggressive and flexible opening to play against 1 e4!? Then the Black Lion is just the opening for you! The Lion gets ready to roar after 1.e4 d6 2.d4 Nf6 3.Nc3 e5 4.Nf3 Nbd7 5.Bc4 Be7 6.0–0 c6. This opening, first brought into the limelight by Dutch amateur players Jerry van Rekom and Leo Jansen, now gets the grandmaster treatment. Simon Williams suggests a simple to learn, yet deadly system of development for Black. Add it to your tournament repertoire.

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Simon Williams: The Black Lion

An aggressive version of the Philidor Defense

Looking for an interesting, exciting, aggressive and flexible opening to play against 1 e4!? Then the Black Lion is just the opening for you! The Lion gets ready to roar after 1.e4 d6 2.d4 Nf6 3.Nc3 e5 4.Nf3 Nbd7 5.Bc4 Be7 6.0–0 c6

– and now Black wants to attack with an early ...g5.

This opening, first brought into the limelight by Dutch amateur players Jerry van Rekom and Leo Jansen, now gets the grandmaster treatment. Simon Williams suggests a simple to learn, yet deadly system of development for Black. Simon explains the main ideas of this opening in an easy and entertaining manner, using examples from such maverick players as Baadur Jobava. In what other opening do you get a chance to attack White’s castled King with an early ...g5? Let the Lion roar and the fun commence!

Sample: Simon Williams – The Black Lion – An aggressive version of the Philidor Defense

Interview with Simon Williams

Simon Williams became a IM in 1998 and a GM in 2008. For the last 15 years he has concentrated on teaching, playing and making instructional chess DVDs. He is the author of numerous chess books, like "Play the Classical Dutch", which got voted, in New in Chess, as one of the top 10 chess books of all time.

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  • Video running time: 5 hours 27 min (English)
  • With interactive training including video feedback
  • Exclusive database with 50 model games
  • Including CB 12 Reader
  • EAN 9783866815391
  • ISBN 978-3-86681-539-1
  • Price: €29.90. €25.13 without VAT (for Customers outside the EU), $27.14 (without VAT)

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