Simon Says - More thoughts on the British Championship

by Simon Williams
8/19/2019 – GM Simon Williams wraps up his look at the British Championship, focusing on the most brilliant wins of the winner, Michael Adams. Watch for free (for a limited time) starting at the usual hour: 16:00 UTC (18:00 CEST / 12 Noon EDT).

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All about Adams

In this Simon Says, I conclude my coverage of the 2019 British Chess Championships. Michael Adams was a worthy winner and in this show we take a look at some of the most important games and brilliant wins.

But first: White is winning this endgame, but what now?

 

The full game may be found below

This week's show

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About Simon Says

In early 2015 Simon Williams launched his own show called "Simon says" after producing the first of his ChessBase video series. On a weekly basis (with breaks for tournaments and chess events) Simon entertains the chess world with attacking ideas, play strategies and witty manoeuvres on the chess board.

ChessBase Premium members have permanent access to the videos in the archive. Over 60 shows and counting have been published to date. Their lengths differ but most of them run for about 60 minutes.

Read more in Meeting Simon Williams.

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Still more Simon

On another note, Simon recently published his newest DVD "The Torre Attack". 

Here's a teaser:


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The Torre Attack is an extremely effective way of taking your opponent into an uncomfortable situation right from move one.

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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 also has a lot of experience commentating about chess. Being the regular commentator at the strongest and best open tournament in the world, Gibraltar. Simon Williams is the author of numerous chess books. His first chess book. 'Play the Classical Dutch' got voted, in New in Chess, as one of the top 10 chess books of all time. His playing style is very aggressive, preferring attacking chess to positional grinds. No wonder he produced two widely acclaimed ChessBase DVDs on the King's Gambit. More information about Williams can be found on his website.
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debussy34 debussy34 8/20/2019 02:44
great commentaries! many thanks !
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