The Ultimate Collection of Instructional Chess Videos – GM Ron Henley
Enjoy and be transformed by one of the most extraordinary collections of chess videos available today – GM Ron Henley’s Ultimate Collection.
As well as being a very successful chess player in his own right, GM Ron Henley has been instrumental in the success of many others; most notably Anatoly Karpov, for whom he acted as second and trainer in many of his elite matches in the 1990s.
Now chess players everywhere are able to benefit from GM Henley’s experience and knowledge with this mega collection of instructional chess videos which includes the chess secrets and insider knowledge that the public is rarely privy to.
We’ve put this sensational Ron Henley material together including the entire Henley’s private collection to put it into one great value bundle.
About the Author:
Ron Henley (born December 5, 1956, in Houston, Texas) is an American chess grandmaster, writer, narrator, and producer of chess videos.
Henley obtained the International Master title in 1980 and the Grandmaster title in 1982. He also appeared on the cover of Chess Life in 1982, representing the United States.
Aside from being a strong player in his own right, GM Henley acted as second, analyst and trainer for former World Chess Champion Anatoly Karpov in many of his matches in the 1990s.
Ron Henley also trained 7-time US Women’s Champion, GM Irina Krush.
How is this going to help me?
With this extraordinary collection, you’ll be able to learn from the legendary Anatoly Karpov and get him to reveal all his secrets, not only from his own games but also from the games of the 2 players he studied the most: Bobby Fischer and Garry Kasparov. (While the Fischer-Karpov match was never played, Anatoly spent months preparing for it).
Here’s what is included in Ron Henley’s Ultimate Collection of Chess Videos:
If there’s one opening that ranks top for its razor-sharp lines and mind-boggling complications, it’s the Sicilian Dragon. If you like aggression, this is the opening for you.
What opening did Kasparov turn to against Anand in their World Championship match in 1995? You guessed it – the Dragon, scoring 3 out of 4 as Black!
In this staggering 24 hour course, GM Henley goes in-depth on the various Accelerated Dragon setups, covering the evolution of the opening from the 1800s right up to Magnus Carlsen.
For a long time, the London System was considered to be a dry and boring opening, used by players who just wanted to get a playable position out of the opening.
In recent years, however, World Champion Magnus Carlsen and many other world class players have discovered plenty of new and spicy possibilities that make the London System a deadly opening.
In London System Reloaded, the American Grandmaster Ron W. Henley provides you with all the key lines in the London System after 1.d4 d5 2.Bf4 and gives you a high-level understanding of a fashionable and aggressive opening for White.
The Henley Files The French Rubinstein – GM Ron Henley
In this incredible 17-hour course, GM Henley will make you forget what you may think about the French… no cramped positions or development problems here!
He’s eager to share Top Secrets:
Rubinstein secret #2: In most French lines, developing the c8 bishop can be a real problem – in the Rubinstein, it becomes an awesome attacking piece! Ron will show you how and when to get it gunning down the long diagonal opened by the trade of the d5 and e4 pawns!
And that’s just the very beginning of the enormous advantages the Rubinstein gives you.
The Henley Files: The Stonewall Dutch – GM Ron Henley
Learn the most aggressive anti-d4 chess opening with GM Ron W. Henley’s 7-hour Henley Files – The Stonewall Dutch.
The Stonewall Dutch Defense is defined by Black’s c6-d5-e6-f5 pawn formation. We prevent White from playing e4, and secure that square for our knight – the perfect outpost for an attack on White’s king.
Because we’re aiming for a specific structure, we don’t have to worry about move order as much. This allows us to be flexible, taking advantage of inaccuracies by our opponents.
GM Henley explains how to play for the win by targeting weaknesses on White’s kingside and making sure we get all the strategic advantages: outpost for our knight, keeping the dark-squared bishops on the board, and a deadly rerouting of the light-squared bishop.
You will discover the most powerful chess opening of meeting White’s favored variations, and learn how to play this system like World Champions Botvinnik, Kramnik and Carlsen.
Whether you already play the Dutch Defense and want to enhance your repertoire, or you’re a club player searching for an aggressive way to take down those d4 players, Ron Henley’s Stonewall Dutch will give you the ammunition you need.
An incredible 6 volumes of one of the world’s most exciting players revealing how he creates attacks out of nothing – and finds killer finishes most people wouldn’t ever consider!
This 6 set disc (and/ or digital download) showcases the Latvian-Spanish grandmaster’s best games throughout his career. Alexei Shirov is not only a fantastic chess player but also an incredibly talented chess author and trainer having released dozens of books and videos throughout his career.
In the first volume of a series of DVDs dedicated to his best games, 1998 WCC World Championship Challenger Alexei Shirov deeply analyzes his razor-sharp encounters with Gheorghiu (Moscow 1989), Bareev (Lvov 1990), Hauchard (Paris 1990), and Lautier (Manila 1990).
Shirov searches for the truth and beauty in his games and provides the viewer with a fascinating display of chess vision at the pinnacle of tournament chess.
Irina Krush reveals the secrets that took her from prodigy to pro in this fantastic 2 volume series focusing on her best-attacking games.
A chess master at the age of twelve, this vivacious and energetic young woman is blazing a trail for young American chess players everywhere. No aspiring junior chessplayer will want to be without this chess video!
In her second instructional chess video, the rising young chess star Irina Krush (at 14 years of age, America’s top female junior chessplayer) analyzes and discusses some of her best-attacking games and her most decisive and deadly combinations from the period 1997-1998.
GM Ron Henley teaches you how to play the most versatile, aggressive option available to Black in this 15-hour course. Our g7 bishop becomes a sniper, taking aim at everything and anything that comes near the long diagonal. Ron explains where to place your pieces; which move order is best and all the thematic sacrifices and attacks!
12 hours detailing the hidden positional subtleties that give this surprise opening a 57% win record… for Black!
The Dzindzi Indian derives its name from the Georgian Grandmaster Roman Dzindzichashvili (jin-jee-khash-vee-lee) who emigrated via Israel to New York City in the late 1970’s and went on to win 3 US Championships.
The Dzindzi Indian is designed to give you an easy-to-learn yet powerful and incredibly effective weapon that you can employ with Black as early as move five (!) against “Queen’s Pawn” players.
Want to really shake up those solid 1.d4 players? Play the Benko Gambit! For the small price of a pawn, you get advantages in space, development and an attack! Successfully played by Kasparov, Tal, and Shirov.
Take 1…c5 players out of the book with this easy to learn variation that refuses to give up the d4 pawn! Over 21 hours GM Henley shows you how the theory plays out in practice with 50+ instructive games!
Nearly 7 hours of material covering not only the finest rapid play events ever played (participants including Kasparov, Kramnik, Ivanchuk, Anand, and Shirov) but also the titanic World Championship clash between Kasparov and Anand!
With more than 150 hours of the most instructional chess videos, covering everything from openings to the endgame, Ron Henley’s Ultimate Collection will transform your understanding of the game by giving you clear-cut explanations from the players themselves.
Enjoy this incredible collection!