Ginger GM

Crash Test Chess - Using the Initiative
with GM Simon Williams

from Ginger GM

Product Information

  • Format: DVD / download (mp4 files).
  • Running Time: 1 hour.
  • System Requirements: This DVD will run on all platforms - PC, MAC, games consoles and set top boxes. 625 PAL.
  • File Size: 317 MB.
  • PGN Files: Available. Free download! Crash Test Chess - Using the Initiative PGN.

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Ginger GM Publishing, in association with Chilli Pepper Films, is proud to present the first DVD in its new Crash Test Chess series whereby viewers are encouraged to improve their game by following short, instructive lessons that have been carefully prepared by some of the best chess players in the world.

In “Using the Initiative”, Grandmaster Simon Williams explains the ideas behind his play in two of his games where the correct use of the initiative has proved critical. Follow Simon as he provides his audience with an essential insight into the working thought processes of a Grandmaster – a must for any chess enthusiast looking to improve!

This DVD is a personal 1 hour lesson from GM Simon Williams on exploiting the initiative.


  • Game 1: Korchnoi – Williams
  • Game 2: Williams – Gagunashvili