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Publisher: Chessbase, 2014, 2 x DVD

King’s Gambit Vol. 1

The DVD covers:
1: The Old Main Line – 1 e4 e5 2 f4 exf4 3 Bc4 Nf6 4 Nc3 c6 5 d4 d5 6 exd5 cxd5 7 Bb3! In this system I recommend that White places his King’side knight on e2! This is quite a unique and new idea.
2: The New Main Line (Shaw’s variation) – 1 e4 e5 2 f4 exf4 3 Bc4 Nc6! Here I recommend both 4 d4 Nf6! 5 Nc3 Bb4! As a solid line for White and also 4 Nf3 g5!? 5 0-0 with more
aggressive play from White.
3: The Bogoljubow variation – 1 e4 e5 2 f4 exf4 3 Bc4 Nf6 4 Nc3 Nc6 with ...Bb4 to follow.
4: Sokolov’s variation – 1 e4 e5 2 f4 exf4 3 Bc4 Ne7
5: 1 e4 e5 2 f4 exf4 3 Bc4 d5!?
6: Black plays an early ...Qh4+ - What should White do!?
7: Less common variations

King’s Gambit Vol. 2

The DVD covers:
1: The Caveman hack attack! - 1 e4 e5 2 f4 exf4 3 Nf3 g5! 4 d4 g4! 5 Bxf4!? - An interesting and crazy way to sacrifice a piece against Blacks main repsonse.
2: The more restrained approach: - 1 e4 e5 2 f4 exf4 3 Nf3 g5! 4 d4 Bg7 5 Nc3 d6 6 g3!
3: Black avoids playing 3...g5 – All other variations are briefly looked at.
4: Other crazy King’s Gambit ideas – 3 Be2, 3 d4 and 3 Nc3 are looked at Part 2 – The King’s Gambit Declined
5: 2...Bc5 – Recommended in a number of books, this line is a very popular approach from Black.
6: 2...d5 – All variations are covered.
7: 2...Nc6 (The Miles variation)
8: Other possibilities

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. His playing style is very aggressive, preferring attacking chess to positional grinds, hence why he is perfect for DVDs on the King’s Gambit and Mazing Moves! He is the author of numerous chess books. My first chess book. ‘Play the Classical Dutch’ got voted, in New in Chess, as one of the top 10 chess books of all time.

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King’s Gambit Vol. 1 + 2