Looking for an interesting, exciting, aggressive and flexible opening to play against 1 e4!? Then the Black Lion is just the opening for you!
The Lion gets ready to roar after 1.e4 d6 2.d4 Nf6 3.Nc3 e5 4.Nf3 Nbd7 5.Bc4 Be7 6.0–0 c6 – and now Black wants to attack with an early …g5.
This opening, first brought into the limelight by Dutch amateur players Jerry van Rekom and Leo Jansen, now gets the Grandmaster treatment.
Grandmaster Simon Williams suggests a simple to learn, yet deadly system of development for Black.
Simon explains the main ideas of this opening in an easy and entertaining manner, using examples from such maverick players as Baadur Jobava.
In what other opening do you get a chance to attack White’s castled King with an early …g5? Let the Lion roar and the fun commence!
- Video running time: 5 hours 27 minutes (English)
- With interactive training including video feedback
- Exclusive database with 50 model games
- Including CB 12 Reader
About the Author:
GM Simon Williams became an IM in 1998 and a grandmaster in 2008.
For the last 15 years, he has concentrated on teaching, playing, and making instructional chess DVDs.
His playing style is very aggressive, preferring attacking chess to positional grinds, hence why he is perfect for DVDs such as the London System and the Chigorin!
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.
Minimum: Dual Core, 2 GB RAM, Windows 7 or 8.1, DirectX11, graphics card with 256 MB RAM, DVD-ROM drive, Windows Media Player 9, ChessBase 14/Fritz 16 or included Reader and internet access for program activation.
Recommended: PC Intel i5 (Quadcore), 4 GB RAM, Windows 10, DirectX11, graphics card with 512 MB RAM or more, 100% DirectX10-compatible sound card, Windows Media Player 11, DVD-ROM drive and internet access for program activation.