My game against GM Maia Chiburdanidze at the 2004 Calvia Olympiad is my all time favorite. It has been analyzed by many over…
I have done thousands of lectures to parents, coaches and young players around the world and across the United States over…
This is a part of the chess improvement advice series I am starting. If you have questions, please use the comment section. I…
...human would probably resign. Shredder does the computer equivalent: it starts shedding huge amounts of material.
This is one of the most exciting lessons to date. It is how to formulate a powerful attack with opposite side castling.
Endgame is a very important phase of the game. This is a must know King and Pawn endgame structure.
Sacrifice to win! This is a typical must know idea which can prove to be very useful.
Was that truly Shredder that had just played against me as if it were the ghost of Aron Nimzovich? A post by NM Dana…
Usually when a player is up a pawn in a King and Pawn endgame, it is a win, but not always.
This is one of the must-know Rook and Pawn endgame. This is called the Lucena Position.
Important Middlegame Strategy: Here is another masterpiece by Webster University GM Illia Nyzhnyk.
Black is up by a whole Rook. Black also has a dangerous passed pawn. How can white save this game?
This is a very important lesson: Learning to win with Open Files and the Power of the 7th Rank!
White is down by a lot of materials. Black is about to Queen. White has to do something!
Middlegame Improvement Video: Winning with positional sacrifice and taking advantage of opponent's misplaced pieces!
White is in a bit of a bind. Even though white has a strong attack on the Kingside, white is down on materials.
Middlegame Strategy Video: Deciding on a game plan and formulating a winning attack!
Our friends at @chessdom have issued a brain challenge to all. Find mate in 10 moves!
White to move. What would be the best continuation for white in this position? Have fun!
Middlegame Strategy: This lesson focuses on pinpointing opponent's weakness and how to take advantage of good piece vs bad…