New: Simon Williams - The Exciting Budapest Gambit
Are you tired of playing d5 against 1.d4 or c4? Grandmaster Simon Williams, one of the most creative GMs in the chess world, has tackled the flamboyant Budapest Gambit. Williams' typically fun and entertaining way of teaching is paired with serious theory, as he is always very well-prepared to show extraordinary variations. The English Grandmaster honestly reflects on how this opening can backfire, and goes over several traps that can be triggered against White. If you want to learn about an exciting new opening, Budapest Gambit is definitely worth a try. Photo: ChessBase
The Exciting Budapest Gambit
The Budapest Gambit is an exciting and fun way to play against 1.d4 and 2.c4 — replying with 1...Nf6 and 2...e5. In this video, you will learn how to pose problems for White with this fascinating opening. Exploring the strength of this opening has been an exciting journey for me. When I started to get interested in this underestimated opening I knew very little, but now books and articles about this exciting opening take up a lot of space in my office. Then the fun started… Analysing this material I started to see the beauty and strength of the Budapest. In fact, I was surprised about how good this opening actually is! On this DVD I share my findings with you. Join me on my journey to discover the strength of the Budapest Gambit.
• Video running time: 6 hours (English)
• With interactive training including video feedback
• Database with model games
• Extra: Further Training chapter with repertoire and play features
Windows 7 or higher
Minimum: Dual Core, 2 GB RAM, DirectX11, graphics card with 256 MB RAM, Windows Media Player 9, ChessBase 14/Fritz 16 or included Reader and internet access for program activation.
Recommended: PC Intel i5 (Quadcore), 4 GB RAM, Windows 10, DirectX11, graphics card with 512 MB RAM or more, 100% DirectX10-compatible sound card, Windows Media Player 11 and internet access for program activation.
Minimum: MacOS "Yosemite" 10.10
About Simon Williams
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. He also has a lot of experience commentating about chess. Being the regular commentator at the strongest and best open tournament in the world, Gibraltar. Simon Williams 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. His playing style is very aggressive, preferring attacking chess to positional grinds. No wonder he produced two widely acclaimed ChessBase DVDs on the King's Gambit. More information about Williams can be found on his website.