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Killer Grand Prix

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5 hours 30 minutes
GM Gawain Jones
Killer Grand Prix
WARNING: May Contain Small Parts.

Chess grandmaster and author Gawain Jones presents "Killer Grand Prix" – a DVD that takes a comprehensive look at the white side of The Grand Prix Attack.

Regarded as one of the world's leading exponents of this opening, Gawain reveals the secrets behind his success in a system that has even been used by the current world number one, Magnus Carlsen to defeat former FIDE World Champion, Veselin Topalov.

Packed with exciting and instructional games, this DVD is a must for any player wishing to be inspired by some of the world's best attacking players. Follow Gawain as he systematically explains the ideas and principles behind this increasingly popular and aggressive opening.

DVD Contents

Part 1: Introduction and Typical Ideas

  • 1: Introduction
  • 2: More on the move order
  • 3: Plan 1 – The caveman attack! – Introductory Game: Jones- Zartaj Qd1-e1, Qe1-h4, f4-f5, Bc1-h6, Nf3-g5 and checkmate!
  • 4: Plan 2 – The positional plan. – Introductory Game: Jones-Wall Bb5xc6 and then gang up on the c6 and c5 pawns.
  • 5: Plan 3 – A typical Grand Prix Endgame. – Introductory Game, Jones-Rublevsky.

Part 2: 2...Nc6 3 f4 g6: The Main Line

  • 6: Introduction to 2...Nc6 3 f4 g6
  • 7: 1st Introductory Game: Jones-Bates: 4 Nf3 Bg7 5 Bb5 Nd4 6 0-0 Nh6
  • 8: 2nd Introductory Game: Jones-Van der Nat: 6...a6
  • 9: Theory: The main line: 5 Nb5 Nd4 6 0-0 Nxb5

Part 3: 2...d6 3 f4!: A dream come true!

  • 10: Introductory Game: Jones-Garner: 3...g6 4 Nf3 Bg7 5 Bb5+! with Bc4 to follow
  • 11: Theory

Part 4: 2...e6 3 f4: Even the great will fall!

  • 12: 1st Introductory Game: Jones-Rublevsky: 3...d5 4 Nf3 dxe4
  • 13: 2nd Introductory Game: Jones-Satyapragyan: 3...d5 4 Nf3 Be7 5 Bb5+!
  • 14: Theory: Plans involving Black playing ...e6 ...d5 and ...a6

Part 5: 2...a6: A flexible and modern defence

  • 15: 1st Introductory Game: Jones-Orlov: 2...a6 3 f4 b5 4 g3
  • 16: 2nd Introductory Game: Jones-Ashwin, WJun Yerevan, ARM, 2007, 1-0: 2...a6 3 f4 b5 4 g3
  • 17: Theory

Part 6: 2...Nc6 3 Bb5!?: The new and fashionable Grand Prix

  • 18: 1st Introductory Game: Jones-Abhishek: 3 Bb5 g6 4 Bxc6 dxc6 5 f4!
  • 19: 3 Bb5 Nd4 4 Bc4 g6: 1st Tricky Line for Black.
  • 20: 2nd Introductory Game: Jones-Nijboer: 2nd Tricky Line for Black
  • 21: Theory

Part 7: Move Order Tricks and Important Side Lines

  • 22: Introduction
  • 23: Introductory Game: Jones-Carlin, London League, 2010, 1-0: 2 Nc3 e6 3 f4 Nc6 4 Nf3 Nge7!?

Part 8: The McShane Big Clamp

  • 24: Introductory Game: McShane-Cheparinov
  • 25: 2 Be2!?: A future possibility?

Part 9: An Overview of the Grand Prix!

  • 26: A quick look at what White should do in all situations
  • 27: Conclusion

System Requirements: This DVD will run on all platforms – PC, MAC, games consoles and set top boxes.