Mastery: Openings

Spicy Openings: The Evans Gambit

Spicy Openings: The Evans Gambit

Attack with a gambit favored by Morphy, Fischer and Kasparov!

Want an opening that will let you attack right away! Try the famous Evans Gambit, which has been used by no less than Fischer and Kasparov to beat world-class opponents. GM Simon Williams covers the key ideas and variations to help you start playing the Evans Gambit right away!

Here is what you will learn:

  •  Learn how to play the Evans Gambit and win stylish attacking games!
  •  Learn the key tactics, traps, and ideas to handle Black’s common defenses.

"Great series of videos. I love the content and how it's presented. You are a talented teacher. Thanks a lot! I played this gambit in one of my games yesterday and I WON! I made many mistakes but kept sticking to the main concepts and it worked. It was really fun." - Chess.com user Micmacmac

  • The Famous Evergreen Game

    What better way to start teaching the Evans Gambit than the famous Evergreen Game of 1852? GM Simon Williams shows you this beautiful attack.

    • 16 min
    • 5 challenges
  • Play Like An Attacking Mastermind

    Do you want to attack like a genius? Check out this incredible game!

    • 15 min
    • 5 challenges
  • The Theory Behind The Beauty

    What happens when Captain Evans plays his own opening? Watch his opponent get lost at sea trying to survive against this Spicy Opening!

    • 20 min
    • 5 challenges
  • Gambit Denier? Punish The Meek

    If the Evans Gambit is good enough for Garry Kasparov, is it good enough for you? GM Simon Williams shows you a beauty by one of the best ever.

    • 18 min
    • 5 challenges
  • Nakamura Forces The Pawn Down Bobby's Throat

    The stakes are high in this U.S. Championship game. Grandmaster Hikaru Nakamura trusts the Evans Gambit to bring home the win against GM Robert Hess.

    • 17 min
    • 5 challenges
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