Simon Says — The Colle System

by Simon Williams
6/11/2019 – Grandmaster Simon Williams says give the Colle System the ole college try! He'll show you the main ideas to whet your appetite for his latest DVD on this popular opening for amateur tournament players. Watch it now from the archive.

The Colle-Koltanowski System The Colle-Koltanowski System

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Week 24

In this Simon Says I take a look at the Colle System. One of the latest DVDs that I have made for ChessBase also recommends this system. I discuss why the DVD is named as it is and make suggestions what you could play. We look at a number of effective ideas that should gain you some nice attacking victories.

 

What attractive attacking plan should White put into motion here? 


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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.

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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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englishplayer englishplayer 6/11/2019 07:37
Williams is a fine teacher, but this video seems to have a mistaken title. This video is not about the Colle-Koltanowski system, but is about the Colle-Zuckertort system. So, I'm not sure about the title of the video.
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