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IM Zaur Tekeyev
02.22.2024
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Slav Defense is one of the best ways of dealing with the Queen’s Gambit with Black. It leads to solid positions with easy development and chances to play for a win. No wonder the Slav took a firm place in the repertoires of the best players in the world.

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Positional Chess for Intermediate Players
Yury Markushin
01.28.2024
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In Positional Chess for Intermediate Players, GM Marian Petrov deep dives into the most important positional chess principles.
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Positional Chess for Beginners
Yury Markushin
01.28.2024
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This GM Marian Petrov's course is meticulously designed to guide beginners through the nuances of positional play in chess, a key element often overlooked but crucial for consistent success.
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Attacking with White for Club Players
Yury Markushin
12.30.2023
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TCW Academy has just the thing for you – a 3-hour masterclass video course Attacking with White for Club Players by the renowned GM Marian Petrov.
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5 Training Methods for Busy Chess Players
Improving at chess takes a lot of work and patience. It cannot happen overnight, but only after investing many hours of training and practicing the newly learned elements. With the development of technology, there are many more materials that can now be easily accessed for study. There are a lot of books, video lessons, articles and databases that are available to any chess enthusiast. However, creating and following a thorough training plan requires time and we know that there are many chess players out there who are not fully dedicated to playing chess but would nevertheless like to keep improving and squeeze studying in their busy schedule.
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5 Simple Tips That Will Skyrocket Your Chess
Yury Markushin
09.23.2015
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Many chess players have trouble improving at chess. Even when they have the right resources and motivation to work on the game they make progress very slowly and cannot achieve their goals. In this article we will give you five very important tips that will take your chess training to the next level.
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6 Good Habits to Improve Your Chess Training and Tournament Performance
Chess Training and Tournament Performance: One of the most difficult things to measure in chess is progress. No matter how much you train at home, how confident you are, or how many blitz games you win online it is the tournaments that will put a note on your efforts. As explained in several previous articles, improvement relies on many different qualities, not only on well-sharpened skills but also on a strong mind, capable of overcoming any difficult situation that may arise. It is hard to imagine that one can achieve success at a tournament without having previously worked hard in a consistent way.
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