Vasily Smyslov was a World Chess Champion from 1957 to 1958. He was also a candidate for the World Championship Matches on 8 different occasions and has won 17 (!) Chess Olympiad medals (all time record). Smyslov was a strong positional chess player, and at the same time a very technical endgame expert. He made a gigantic contribution in development of the opening theory, especially in openings like English, Sicilian and Grunfeld.
Smyslov is no doubt a great positional player. Most chess players cannot attack well NOT because they lack some specific knowledge, but because they lack skills and certain way of thinking which allows to find the correct attacking combination in a complex position. Reading chess books won’t be a very effective cure in this situation. Our training program will fill in the blanks which will allow you to perform much better over the board.
If you want to improve your chess level, you need to have a clear study plan. If you aim for a dramatic improvement at chess you need to work on all of the elements of the game in a systematic way:
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