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Spicy Gambits - – Why Simon Loves the Sicilian: The Dragodorf Part #2
Spicy Gambits – Why Simon Loves the Sicilian: The Dragodorf Part #1
Spicy Gambits – Gambit Denier? Punish the Meek with the Evan’s Gambit
Gambits are an important part of chess. Although most of them come from White’s initiative, there are also many sound counter gambits for Black that have developed over time. Understanding how to play with and against gambits is important for many reasons.
First, playing gambits forces a player to choose between adequate material compensation and a less effective sacrifice. The ability to do so translates past a player's opening repertoire. Competitive analysis and positional advantages apply to every facet of chess, including middle and endgames.
GM Simon Williams, our analyst for the series, displays the nature of gambits throughout each video. This series strays far from common knowledge and into more unorthodox variations.
Our Spicy Gambits program is sure to leave your mouth watering. GM Williams' entertaining play-by-play will give you the inspiration you’ve been searching for. After learning from one of the best, you will be contemplating adding one of these fine weapons to your arsenal.