Simon Says: Exciting games

by Simon Williams
9/23/2019 – A grab bag: GM Simon Williams selects exciting examples from professional practice for fun and knowledge. Watch for free (for a limited time) starting at the usual hour: 16:00 UTC (18:00 CEST / 12 Noon EDT).

Most amazing moves Most amazing moves

The interactive format encourages the viewer to study and find the brilliancy, following the footsteps of some of the greatest players of the game.

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A look to the past

There has been some great chess played over the last couple of weeks, but in this Simon Says we turn our eye to some less recent but most amazing games. Tune in for the fun!

Here's an exciting position to think about. How did White crash through here?

 

Play it out against the diagram!


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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.

Much more from Simon's shows in the archive at Videos.ChessBase.com

Recent Simon Says shows

Still more Simon

On another note, Simon recently published his newest video series on the "Colle-Koltanowski System". 

Here's a teaser:


The Colle-Koltanowski System

The Colle-Koltanowski system is very easy to learn, yet an extremely dangerous opening.

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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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mtcl mtcl 10/5/2019 11:16
In New in Chess 201 #6 you advertised Simon Williams Tactic Toolbox London System. How do I get it?
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