Mastery: Attacking

Attacking King Hunts

Attacking King Hunts

Join GM Simon Williams as he demonstrates some classic and modern king hunts. Practice activating your pieces and calculating king hunts. Be ready to stop your video and calculate your way through the puzzles. Good luck!

  • Calculate Like a GM

    GM Simon Williams says we play chess for two main reasons: to have fun, and to get better. This new lesson series on attacking king hunts will help you do both as Simon shows you the beautiful and deadly ways to go after the enemy king. Learn how to calculate like a Grandmaster does in this first lesson in a can't-miss series from the Ginger GM.

    • 21 min
    • 5 challenges
  • Romantic King Hunts

    Nothing in chess is more exciting than going all in for a king hunt. GM Simon Williams loves to attack, and now he is back with a lesson on the romantic-style king hunts of old. Learn how to throw caution to the wind and hunt down the opposing kings in the romantic style.

    • 21 min
    • 5 challenges
  • Falkbeer Fights The King's Gambit

    When you think of all-out attacks on the king in the old, romantic style, you can’t help but think of the King's Gambit. We all know the gambit can result in scorching attacks for White, but Black can also get in on the king hunting fun! GM Simon Williams shows you how Falkbeer used the chaos of this wild opening to send the White king on a walk he would never survive.

    • 18 min
    • 5 challenges
  • Strategies For A Successful King Hunt

    Everyone loves to hunt the opposing king, but how do you make these attacks successful? GM Simon Williams continues his series on king hunts, telling you the secrets to bring down the enemy monarch.

    • 19 min
    • 5 challenges
  • Attacking Chess and the King Hunt

    Do you have what it takes to successfully attack the enemy king in a chess game? GM Simon Williams concludes his popular series on king hunts with this lesson from his countryman Nigel Short, teaching you everything you need to destroy the enemy king in the Open Sicilian.

    • 18 min
    • 5 challenges
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