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The Most Beautiful Chess Moves of all Time GM Simon Williams

14 July 2015

Tagged: Video

In a series of seven videos shown below, I take a look at some of the most beautiful chess moves of all time. I have suggested that the viewer stops at certain stages to try and find the correct solution.

Good luck and I hope that you enjoy!

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A modern day ‘Immortal Game’ - Watch that King Run! GM Simon Williams

08 July 2015

Tagged: Video

In the first video I take a look at what must be one of the best games that has been played this year. Sit back and enjoy!

The second video looks at some other examples where one side has played a rook sacrifice on f7/f2.

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More Speed Chess Videos! GM Simon Williams

19 June 2015

Tagged: Video

Check out some blitz videos below.

For more of the action follow my YouTube channel.

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Watch me play some crazy speed chess! With commentary. GM Simon Williams

26 May 2015

Tagged: Video

Welcome to the chaos that is Internet Speed Chess!

For more videos please click on the You Tube logo at the top of this page.

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A Spark of Brilliance from Tromso GM Simon Williams

19 August 2014

Tagged: Video

The 2014 Chess Olympiad in Tromso was a great event for me to commentate on and watch.

Lots of exciting games were played and it was a feast for any chess player. This post takes a look at my favourite game from the whole competition.

This game featured every type of sacrifice. I hope that you enjoy my video of this great game.

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British Chess Championship 2014: My Best Effort GM Simon Williams

18 August 2014

Tagged: Video

The British Championship is always an event that I try to play in. The mix of high level chess and fun social nights makes for a great event.

This year things started well when I managed to defeat the reigning champion, David Howell, (for the first time in my live!) but then things went quickly downhill!

I lost to Hawkins, Pert, Hebden and the young Ravi. Out of these four losses, the only game I really should have lost was against ‘The Jimmy White of the Chess World’ - Mark Hebden.

The best game that I played was against the promising junior Joseph McPhilips. I have made a quick video of that game below, and it did have some interesting moments, but first I have included some photos of this fun event. Can you make out all the people in the photos?

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Krasenkow vs Williams: A main line Classical Dutch with 7…Ne4. GM Simon Williams

06 June 2014

Tagged: Opening Theory, Video

I have recently just returned from playing in the French league team championship. I had a pretty hard time, but there was some good chess played with some interesting games.

I was Black in the game below, against Michael Krasenkow, formerly a 2700+ player. The game was a Classical Dutch, where I came out of the opening with a promising position.

A video is included in the post, hope you enjoy :)

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An interesting way to play against the Kings Indian Defence GM Simon Williams

13 May 2014

Tagged: Opening Theory, Video

This video is taken from my game against James Jackson, from the final day of the 4NCL.

James, a rising and improving talent, played the early part of the game in model style.

Only later did he go wrong in allowing me to entomb his queen on the h8 square.

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Shirov vs Williams: Fire on the Board! GM Simon Williams

06 May 2014

Tagged: Video

An exciting game that I played against ‘Mr Fire on the Board’ - Shirov.

The game was from round 10 of the 4NCL. I have done a quick video of the game with some comments that you can play along to.

For the second time in my life, I decided to play the Najdorf with Black.

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A New 4NCL Season and a New Team GM Simon Williams

22 November 2013

Tagged: Opening Theory, Video

The 4NCL kicked off quite recently. As the Jutes of Kent has folded I was lucky enough to join another great team, Cheddleton.

Cheddleton already has a number of players that are good friends of mine and we also have a very good chance of finishing very high in the league.

In my first game for the team, I had the Black pieces against Ben Savage. After a long break, I thought that it was time to go running back to my first love, the Classical Dutch :)

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