Simon says: New ideas from new games

by Simon Williams
11/27/2017 – In this Simon Says Simon Williams takes a look at new ideas from new games that have been played recently. Expect lots of crazy sacrifices! Watch live from 18:00 CEST (12 Noon EDT).

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New ideas from new games

In this type of structure Black has played a number of ideas, but the ever creative Richard Rapport comes up with something super special... What did Richard play?

 

This is one position you may encounter in today's Simon Says.

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On another note, Simon recently published his newest DVD "The Tactical Chigorin". 

The Tactical Chigorin

Opening with the Chigorin shows your intention to play for a win right from the outset. After 2...Nc6 Black's pieces fly into the game putting pressure on White's position from a very early stage. This opening is ideal for the type of player who strives for an unconvential yet attacking game right from the start.

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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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