GM Chess Analysis #56 Williams vs Storey: British Championships 2019: Round 3

My third round game against FM Charlie Storey – FIDE 2261.
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Charlie is well known for this ‘Sniper’ opening, check out his website here – . (not Charlie the Chess Cat!)

Simon Williams vs Charlie Storey, British Championship, Round 3, 2019.

1. d4 g6 2. h4 Nf6 3. Nc3 c5 4. d5 d6 5. e4 Bg7 6. Bb5+ Bd7 7. a4 Bxb5 8. axb5 Nbd7 9. Nf3 Qb6 10. Nd2 Qc7 11. Nc4 Nb6 12. Ne3 O-O 13. h5 Rfe8 14. hxg6 fxg6 15. Kf1 Qd7 16. g4 Rf8 17. Kg1 Ne8 18. Qf1 Be5 19. Qh3 Rf7 20. g5 Qxh3 21. Rxh3 Bxc3 22. bxc3 Nc7 23. Ng4 Kf8 24. Rb1 Nc4 25. f4 Ke8 26. Rh4 Kd7 27. Kg2 a6 28. bxa6 b5 29. Ra1 Ra7 30. Kf3 Rxa6 31. Rxa6 Nxa6 32. Ke2 Nc7 33. Kd3 Kc8 34. Ne3 Nb6 35. c4 bxc4+ 36. Nxc4 Nd7 37. Bb2 Na6 38. Ne3 Nb4+ 39. Kd2 Nb6 40. c3 Na6 41. c4 Nd7 42. Ke2 Nc7 43. f5 Nf8 44. Rh1 Ne8 45. Ng4 Nd7 46. Rf1 Rf8 47. Ke3 gxf5 48. exf5 Nb6 49. Kd3 Rg8 50. f6 exf6 51. gxf6 Nxf6 52. Nxf6 Rg3+ 53. Ke4 Nxc4 54. Bc1 Rg7 55. Bf4 Re7+ 56. Kd3 Nb2+ 57. Kc3 Na4+ 58. Kb3 Nb6 59. Rh1 c4+ 60. Kc2 Re2+ 61. Kc3 Rf2 62. Rh4 Rf3+ 63. Kd4 Rd3+ 64. Ke4 Rd1 65. Bxd6 Na4 66. Ke5 Re1+ 67. Kf5 Rf1+ 68. Ke6 Re1+ 69. Be5 Nc5+ 70. Kf5 Rc1 71. Ne4 Rf1+ 72. Bf4 Nxe4 73. Kxe4 c3 74. Rxh7 Kd8 75. Rh2 Ra1 76. Rc2 Ra4+ 77. Ke5 Rc4 78. Be3 1-0

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31 Comments

  1. I bet Charlie's got a storey or 2 ……. Sorry.

  2. For a moment I thought you were going to say: "The reason for not shooting any videos is because I was acting in the new Vikings series. I didnt butcher my hair cut for nothing."

  3. Rocking the mane, you look like you won the game and Charlie a bet
    Also, all video long whenever I heard Charlie I was imagining your cat…Charlie, the sniper chess cat

  4. A very f****ing cool "Bad Ass" hair cut man!
    Keep going & best regards.
    Good game of course 😉

  5. Love your videos and your instructive commentary!

  6. great video Simon! The more instructive, the better

  7. Ah, the sniper is my pet line. I'm so sad, but happy for you at the same time. Nice win and I'll remember that e6 move for sure. I can't let team sniper go unavenged!

  8. Williams the Bad Boi of the chess world.

    Glad you are leaving your psycho neighbour.

  9. Nice won go on in this fantastic analysis..

  10. "Be strong yourself" Wow, that hit me. Amazing game as always Simon. You are an awesome person. Keep it up.

  11. Simon 'Stray Cat' Williams V Charlie 'Sniper' Storey
    Great insights into your game as always, thank you!

  12. when I play bullet on lichess (2+1 time limit) and have a completely losing endgame, I always try to have a knight + bishop against me. With so little time on the clock, I never lost a single game in this configuration.

  13. Mr. Williams, when will your dutch defense in chessable be released? I am waiting, and waiting. but you no release maan.

  14. Awesome this line of the Jobava attack, lately im going torre attack against g6, been doing a lot of damage with that white bishop queen batery 👍👍do you prefer the Jobava attack or the Torre against g6, how do you choose? I feel the Jobava lines on my level 1400 dont have as much poison if i dont get the exchange sac on h5. Awesome as always love the games 👍👍👍😃😃😃

  15. bro the beard okay but the hair??? wtf are you trying to destroy your numbers

  16. Does Charlie know you named the cat after him? 😉

  17. Simon I think you need to take a break. You're hallucinating about chess games you played with your cat.

  18. Thank you for these analysis videos. I followed the tournament (great commentary) and these are an excellent follow up.

  19. In round 1 you rejected going into a favourable ending, the computer told you afterwards it would have been your best option. Did that also affect your decision here, to exchange queens?

  20. whenever he says Charlie I keep thinking he's talking about his cat. Lol

  21. Thanks for the post analysis and great commentary, very instructive. Hope the rest of the tourney goes well for you.

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