Anthony John Miles (23 April 1955 – 12 November 2001) was an English chess Grandmaster, the first Englishman to earn the Grandmaster title in over-the-board play. Miles was very influential in modern chess. His creativity in the openings was legendary his creativity, in general, was legendary.
He was the first really great English chess master. He did leave a large amount of quality material and he definitely leaned toward hypermodern chess. Miles liked to play the Dragon, reverse Sicilian type games with white. He was masterful with the English. In this DVD Bill explores 5 of Miles amazing games in Hypermodern lines.
Content: 106 minutes of instruction and analysis in a series of 5 lectures. PGN Included.
Recommended for: Beginning Players.
Users rated this series: 5.00 out of 5
Chess Fans have said: I like the way Miles played in the spirit of hypermodern play with his bishops fighting for control of the center! Very well explained. Thanks Bill!
IM Bill Paschall currently resides in Budapest, Hungary. Bill was the 2013 New England Co-Champion, Boylston Chess Club Champion 2002, finished 1st at the Foxwoods Open 2002, two-time New England Open Champion, and has defeated more than 20 IGM’s in tournament play. Bill has extensive experience training both adults and children privately and in the schools.
Miles vs. Geller
Run Time: 00:26:08
Queen’s Pawn Game
Farago vs. Miles
Run Time: 00:17:47
Uncommon King’s Pawn Opening
Karpov vs. Miles
Run Time: 00:21:01
Gild. Garcia vs. Miles
Run Time: 00:21:17
Gheorghiu vs. Miles
Run Time: 00:20:44
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