Play Like Tal with GM Simon Williams

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                    [description] => <h2><span style="font-family: 'arial black', sans-serif;">Play Attacking Chess Like Mikhail Tal - GM Simon Williams</span></h2>
[caption id="attachment_299205" align="alignright" width="400"]<img class="wp-image-299205 size-full" title="Play Like Tal With Gm Simon Williams" src="https://cdn1.ichess.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/play-like-tal-cover-1-e1538349027453.jpg" alt="Play Like Tal With Gm Simon Williams" width="400" height="400" /> Play Like Tal with GM Simon Williams.[/caption]

The 8th World Chess Champion Mikhail Tal had a unique attacking chess style that was incredibly bold and aggressive, frequently <strong>g</strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>enerating insane sacrifices that destroyed his opponent's sense of balance</strong></span> and understanding of the position.

In ¨Play Like Tal¨ Grandmaster Simon Williams analyzes the critical moments of key games by the ¨<span style="text-decoration: underline;">Magician from Riga</span>¨ - explaining the thought process and underlying details of the legendary GM Mikhail Tal in a very clear and entertaining style.

¨Play Like Tal¨ features over 8 hours of intense chess instruction that will definitely bring more aggression and brilliant attacking victories into your future games.

This chess DVD is packed full with key facts and historical photographs, keeping the atmosphere light so you never get bored of studying chess!

Improve your play by following GM Williams' advice as he systematically explains the ideas behind Tal's choice of moves in critical situations.

And who knows - maybe sometime in the near future you too could <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>play like the former World Chess Champion - the legendary Mikhail Tal</strong></span>!

[quote]“Chess, first of all, is art.” – Mikhail Tal[/quote]
<h2><span style="font-family: 'arial black', sans-serif;">About the Author:</span></h2>
GM Simon Williams (aka Ginger GM) is an English chess grandmaster, author, and commentator.

He obtained the Grandmaster title 2008, by accomplishing the final norm at the Hastings International Chess Congress 2005/2006 and the 2500+ rating at Hastings 2007/2008.

In 2009, he organized the Big Slick International in Purley, London, which comprised an invitational GM tournament and FIDE Rated Open.
<h2><span style="font-family: 'arial black', sans-serif;">Is this course for me?</span></h2>
If you ever wanted to improve your attacking chess skills, and not only do that but also play like one of the greatest world champions chess in history, this DVD is exactly what you've been looking for.

Mikhail Tal was arguably one of the world’s most exciting chess players of all time. Packed full with key facts and historic photographs, this DVD is a must for any chess fan wishing to learn about one of the most inspired chess players of all time.

<span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>Here's one of Tal's greatest combinations of all times:</strong></span>

<iframe src="https://lichess.org/study/embed/QfEUwCXH/4veIyaD2" width="600" height="371" frameborder="0"></iframe>

Not only will Simon go through some of the most exciting games by "<em><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>The Magician of Riga</strong></span></em>", but He will also walk you through the thought process of this genius so that you can learn how to think like an attacking beast like Tal.

<span style="text-decoration: underline;"><em><strong>This DVD also includes interactive sections</strong></em></span> in which you'll be able to find the best move that Tal would play in some critical moments of the game.

For the interactive part, you'll be given three different options of moves and you'll have to pick the one you think would be Tal's choice.

Improve your play by following the advice of GM Simon Williams as he systematically explains the ideas behind Tal’s choice of moves and who knows, perhaps in the future, you too could Play Like Tal?

<span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>IMPORTANT</strong>:</span> In the digital version you do not get the same interactivity as the physical DVD. Instead of being prompted to select the move, the digital version simply plays through all the moves but includes all the same content.
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01/13/2019
Adrian

This DVD is special in its own

This DVD is special in its own right, outstanding concept, a mixture between a DVD about one of the most brilliant Chess-Minds ever to have played chess, an attacking guide and a calculation-trainer is his own right if you want to see it like that. You will follow a few games form Tal, always from his perspective. Than at critical moment you will be presented with 3 potential moves to play. Then you will have to choose to go with one of those candidates. Simon Williams explains then every choice and why its right or wrong. This is absolutely brilliant for a number of reasons. First, you will train your calculation, as you will go with the standard procedure from candidates to deciding on one way or the other. Second you learn to attack and play with the initiative and lastly you get to watch games that will leave you struck by Tal´s brilliance. This is why I love this DVD so much and its one of those that I can watch again and again. This only gets complimented by Simon Williams brilliant teaching as most of you know him already. The only thing that I dislike is the organisation of the files. The Files are not properly names just Play-Like-Tal-Disc1/2-Ch xyz. This is usually not a problem but it gets confusing really fast when you choose a move and have to flick through a few videos to find the video you are looking for. Besides this small inconvenience this is a great buy and I can whole-heartedly recommend it to everyone who likes him- or herself some good attacking chess from Tal. 8,5/10

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01/06/2019
reply4annu

This is a completely amazing c

This is a completely amazing course by gingergm for players of all strengths .But i would recommend that whoever buys it should get it in the DVD format and not the immediate download formats it is an interactive DVD and you have to guess the moves of the greatest attacker in chess history and press the correct choise out of the three given options which you would not be able to in the immediate download format .GingerGm makes this DVD very interesting and enjoyable to watch .The best part is the amazing explanation by GingerGm .After watching this DVD i was able to beat many strong players in the crushing style of Tal.

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02/09/2014
Calvin H.

GM Simon Williams does an exha

GM Simon Williams does an exhaustive analysis of one of the greatest attacking players of all time. If aggressive chess is your style, then this DVD is a must-own. Many of Tal's sacrifices were intuitive and by watching this DVD, you will definitely improve your chess intuition which is usually the "X-Factor" in chess. Eight hours of attacking chess-wow!

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10/12/2013
shakespeare

interesting idea - a game - mo

interesting idea - a game - move by move - and you try to think like Tal and find his move - o.k. most moves are not so difficult to find because you have a choice between 2-3 given moves but some of the, will really make you crazy when you try to calculate them and give you some new ideas what may be possibly if you dare to play that aggressive - for sure a style Simon Williams loves - a DVD to have a lot of fun - thx to the style of the presenter


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Play Attacking Chess Like Mikhail Tal – GM Simon Williams

Play Like Tal With Gm Simon Williams
Play Like Tal with GM Simon Williams.

The 8th World Chess Champion Mikhail Tal had a unique attacking chess style that was incredibly bold and aggressive, frequently generating insane sacrifices that destroyed his opponent’s sense of balance and understanding of the position.

In ¨Play Like Tal¨ Grandmaster Simon Williams analyzes the critical moments of key games by the ¨Magician from Riga¨ – explaining the thought process and underlying details of the legendary GM Mikhail Tal in a very clear and entertaining style.

¨Play Like Tal¨ features over 8 hours of intense chess instruction that will definitely bring more aggression and brilliant attacking victories into your future games.

This chess DVD is packed full with key facts and historical photographs, keeping the atmosphere light so you never get bored of studying chess!

Improve your play by following GM Williams’ advice as he systematically explains the ideas behind Tal’s choice of moves in critical situations.

And who knows – maybe sometime in the near future you too could play like the former World Chess Champion – the legendary Mikhail Tal!

“Chess, first of all, is art.” – Mikhail Tal

About the Author:

GM Simon Williams (aka Ginger GM) is an English chess grandmaster, author, and commentator.

He obtained the Grandmaster title 2008, by accomplishing the final norm at the Hastings International Chess Congress 2005/2006 and the 2500+ rating at Hastings 2007/2008.

In 2009, he organized the Big Slick International in Purley, London, which comprised an invitational GM tournament and FIDE Rated Open.

Is this course for me?

If you ever wanted to improve your attacking chess skills, and not only do that but also play like one of the greatest world champions chess in history, this DVD is exactly what you’ve been looking for.

Mikhail Tal was arguably one of the world’s most exciting chess players of all time. Packed full with key facts and historic photographs, this DVD is a must for any chess fan wishing to learn about one of the most inspired chess players of all time.

Here’s one of Tal’s greatest combinations of all times:

Not only will Simon go through some of the most exciting games by “The Magician of Riga“, but He will also walk you through the thought process of this genius so that you can learn how to think like an attacking beast like Tal.

This DVD also includes interactive sections in which you’ll be able to find the best move that Tal would play in some critical moments of the game.

For the interactive part, you’ll be given three different options of moves and you’ll have to pick the one you think would be Tal’s choice.

Improve your play by following the advice of GM Simon Williams as he systematically explains the ideas behind Tal’s choice of moves and who knows, perhaps in the future, you too could Play Like Tal?

IMPORTANT: In the digital version you do not get the same interactivity as the physical DVD. Instead of being prompted to select the move, the digital version simply plays through all the moves but includes all the same content.


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