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.
Part 1: Introduction and Typical Ideas
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
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: 2…a6 3 f4 b5 4 g3
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
Part 7: Move Order Tricks and Important Side Lines
23: Introductory Game: Jones – Carlin 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