Attacking Mastermind with GM Bryan Smith

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Attacking Mastermind with GM Bryan Smith

Attacking Mastermind With Gm Bryan Smith

Attacking Mastermind With Gm Bryan Smith

Popular coach GM Bryan Smith Reveals…
How to Build an Unstoppable Arsenal of Grandmaster Level Attack and Finally Become the Best Attacker in Your Chess Club…
Every chess player wants to become a better attacker. It gives you more possibilities. It hands you the control. It racks up those rating points.
We all love to watch games of the great attackers. Kasparov, Fischer, Tal… they were all great attacking players.
But how do you develop the very important series of skills needed to become a top-performing attacker?
Our experience shows that the fastest and by far the easiest way is the “building block approach”. That is, learning the most EFFECTIVE, PRACTICAL attacking schemes and applying them directly into your games.
We simplified the entire training process for you.
We picked the 25 most effective attacking plans and meticulously explored EACH and EVERY one of them in this brand-new Attacking Mastermind. The outcome is a powerful attacking arsenal that you can use to crush your opponents.

About the Author:

Bryan Smith is an American Grandmaster and chess coach. GM Smith has won many international tournaments including Limpedea Cup (Romania), Citta di Erba (Italy), Easter International (Serbia), Philadelphia International, National Chess Congress, US Masters, etc.
Grandmaster Bryan Smith grew up in Anchorage, Alaska, and currently lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Some of his accomplishments include first place in the 2008 National Chess Congress, 2009 National Chess Congress, 2010 Philadelphia International, and 2011 Limpedea Cup.

Is this course for me?

In this 10-hour course, GM Bryan Smith thoroughly explains the 25 most effective attacking plans, dissecting each of them so you can really learn the basic and more complex parts for mounting an effective attack. You will be unleashing killer attacks yourself in next to no time!
Here is what it will do for you:

Attacking Mastermind With Gm Bryan Smith

-Rapidly increase your attacking potential …and make winning against tough defenders look effortless.

– …with a full arsenal of attacking plans and maneuvers to choose from.

-Read the position and react with ease …and know how your opponents are going to defend before they do.

-Enhanced chess IQ …you will begin to control the flow and direction of your games.

-Build confidence …because you’ll be armed with top-notch attacking systems that work even at the highest level.

Load your game with GM-level attacking techniques – let’s get started!

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Running Time

10 hours

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Content Outline

Introduction to Attacking Chess
Sacrifices to Attack the Castle Position I
Keres-Wadek: Unusual Permutation of Greek Gift Sacrifice
Nikolic-Fischer: How to use a “nail” as a very powerful attacking force?

Sacrifices to Attack the Castle Position II
Boleslavsky-Ufimtsev: Confluence attacks
Velimirovic-Nikolic: Attacking the Sicilian Formation

Sacrifices to Attack the Castle Position IIIand Knights
Rublevsky-Blagojevic: Typical “breaking the pin” sacrifice
Tolush-Kotov: Methods used to build up an attacking position
Smith-Gedajlovic: Greek Gift Sacrifice – Classic Approach

Krasenkow-Nakamura: Unexpected Queen Sacrifice
Lasker-Lee: Queen’s Side Castle Attack
Espig-Zinn: Chasing the King across the board

King in the Center I
Smith-Banikas: How to gain an initiative with a well-timed Sacrifice
Smith-Lapshun: Making potential homes of the opponent’s king uninhabitable
Morefield-Smith: Surprising pawn sacrifice in the opening

King in the Center II
Wei Yi-Inarkiev: King in the Center – Positional Concessions
Smith-Figler: Taking over the initiative
Kumsiashvili-Smith: Energizing the pieces with a Sacrifice

Strategic Basis of the Attack
Samuelson-Smith: Developing the attack
Katz-Smith: Opening up files and diagonals
Petrosian-Estrin: Petrosian’s Attack

The attack in Simplified Positions
Smith-Ostovic: Queenless Attack
Timman-Kasparov: Kasparov’s Attacking Techniques
Alekhine-Bogoljubow: Alekhine’s Art of Attack

Shaposhnikov-Bastrikov: Sharp Counter Attacking
Lutikov-Taimanov: Battle of Attack and Defense

Krasenkov’s Famous Study

Applying the Theory