Simon Says: Recent games from the Grand Swiss

by Simon Williams
10/14/2019 – GM Simon Williams selects his favourite examples from the high-stakes Candidates qualifier ongoing on the Isle of Man. 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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Grand Swiss

In this Simon Says I take a look at highlights from the exciting FIDE chess.com Grand Swiss tournament. Things are heating up and there is a candidates place at stake!

Warm-up: What thematic move did Luke now play to gain a good position?

 

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.

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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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