Sicilian Dragon: The Ultimate Guide with GM Simon Williams
The Sicilian Dragon is considered one of the sharpest openings in chess.
The Dragon has become extremely popular over the last 4 decades as countless Grandmasters have employed this dangerous opening at the top levels.
The chess DVD ¨Killer Sicilian Dragon¨ features over 12 hours of action-packed content by a leading expert in the Sicilian Dragon – Grandmaster Simon Williams!
The first DVD in this two-volume series focuses primarily on the critical lines of the Dragon Variation with a special focus on the ultra-sharp Yugoslav Attack.
GM Simon Williams also provides alternative lines for those players who prefer to shy away from the mountains of complicated theory associated with this opening.
In Volume 2, GM Williams analyzes a very interesting opening that has only burst on the scene in recent years – the Dragadorf!
This sick invention of an opening combines ideas from two of the most popular chess openings ever played – the Dragon and the Najdorf.
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.
His highest rating so far is 2550, achieved in November 2009. In 2009, he organized the Big Slick International in Purley, London, which comprised an invitational GM tournament and FIDE Rated Open.
Some of his Achievements:
- In 2003, he finished second at the British Chess Championship.
- In 2005, he won the British Blitz Championship.
- In 2009, he finished second at the British Chess Championship.
- In 2009, Williams finished equal first at the Southend Chess Congress all-play-all tournament.
- He was the joint winner with Gawain Jones of the London Chess Classic FIDE Rated Open in December 2010, with a rating performance of 2690
Is this course for me?
If you want to be equipped with an ultra-aggressive defense against 1.e4 players and increase the number of wins you get with the black pieces, “The Killer Dragon” by GM Simon Williams is perfect for you.
The chess DVD ¨Killer Dragon¨ features an exhaustive explanation of all the key concepts you will need to dominate with black against 1. e4.
You will be prepared to beat down the main lines of the Yugoslav Attack and Classical Dragon lines, as well as surprising your opponent with the dynamic Dragadorf.
In the DVD 1, you’ll learn everything you need to know about the famous Yugoslav attack in all its variations (9.Bc4, 9.g4, and 9.0-0-0 ).
DVD 2 will walk you through the Quieter Systems, the Dragadorf, and the accelerated Dragadorf.
In the Dragadorf black opens with the normal Dragon move order, however, diverges before castling in the late opening to play for a6, b5, and Bb7 – creating a double fianchetto defense that is incredibly dynamic as black creates maximum tension from the sides against white`s center.
After watching this clear presentation by renown Grandmaster Simon Williams, your results with black against 1. e4 will skyrocket in practical chess tournament play.
Follow Ginger GM supremo, Grandmaster Simon Williams, as he systematically explains the ideas behind this electrifying opening.