“Players die, tournaments are forgotten, but the works of great artists are left behind them to live on forever.“
Mikhail Tal’s amazing moves have the power to enlighten both the heart and soul of any chess player.
Like the paintings of a master or the timbre of a symphony, amazing chess moves can appeal to players in a wholly aesthetic way.
This interactive DVD with GM Simon Williams guides the viewer through some of the most beautiful and amazing chess moves in early to modern chess.
The interactive format encourages the viewer to study and find the brilliance, following the footsteps of some of the greatest players of the game.
Moves taken from openings, middlegames and endgames are looked at. They contain tactical brilliancies alongside heuristic violations, material sacrifice, and positional shockers.
Can you think like one of the old legends of chess or indeed like one of the new geniuses?
- Video running time: 5 h 30 min (English)
- With interactive training including video feedback
- Exclusive training database with selected 50 games
- Including CB 12 Reader
About the Author:
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.
His playing style is very aggressive, preferring attacking chess to positional grinds, which is why he is perfect for DVDs on the King’s Gambit and Amazing Moves!
He 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: Pentium III 1 GHz, 1 GB RAM, Windows Vista, XP (Service Pack 3), DirectX9 graphic card with 256 MB RAM, DVD-ROM drive, Windows Media Player 9 and internet connection for program activation.
Recommended: PC Intel Core i7, 2.8 GHz, 4 GB RAM, Windows 7 or Windows 8, DirectX10 graphic card (or compatible) with 512 MB RAM or better, 100% DirectX10 compatible sound card, Windows Media Player 11, DVD-ROM drive and internet connection for program activation.