Yury Markushin - Page 3

Yury Markushin is a co-founder of TheChessWorld, as well as an enthusiastic chess amateur rated just below 2000 USCF.

Yury’s passion for chess is evident in his many contributions to the chess community. In addition to co-founding TheChessWorld and ChessLance, Yury has also written numerous articles on various chess topics. His insights into the game and ability to communicate complex ideas in a clear and concise manner have helped millions of players around the globe.

Outside of chess, Yury is a dedicated husband and father and enjoys spending time with his family. He also has a strong interest in technology and is constantly exploring new ways to use it to improve the chess-playing experience for players around the world.

Chess Articles by Yury Markushin

Top 10 Best Openings for White and Black

chess statisticsThere are many games of chess being played each minute and even each second. There are players who play online blitz chess for fun and there are those who play standard 2-hour time control chess to make a living (they are called Grandmasters). You know there are chess databases that store many of the games […]

Planning for Advanced Players with IM Boroljub Zlatanovic [TCW Academy]

Planning for Advanced PlayersAre you ready to unlock the secrets of chess strategy and elevate your game to a whole new level? Welcome to the groundbreaking chess course, “Planning for Advanced Players,” presented by International Master (IM) Boroljub Zlatanovic. If you dream of outwitting opponents with strategic finesse and gaining a competitive edge, then join us on this […]

Planning for Intermediate Players with IM Boroljub Zlatanovic [TCW Academy]

Planning for Intermediate PlayersAre you an ambitious intermediate chess player seeking to unlock the secrets of strategic brilliance? Welcome to the extraordinary chess course, “Planning for Intermediate Players,” led by the insightful International Master (IM) Boroljub Zlatanovic. Prepare to embark on an enthralling journey through the realms of invasion, strategic regrouping, and the art of attacking, as you […]

Chess Strategy for Advanced Players with IM Boroljub Zlatanovic [TCW Academy]

Chess Strategy for Advanced PlayersAre you an advanced player rated over 1500 and looking to unlock the realm of Master-level play? If so, I have great news for you. IM Boroljub Zlatanovic believes that improving your chess strategy for advanced players is the quickest and the most effective way to achieve your goals!

Chess Strategy for Intermediate Players with IM Boroljub Zlatanovic [TCW Academy]

Chess Strategy for Intermediate PlayersAre you a club player rated between 1400-1600 and seeking to elevate your game to the next level? Look no further! IM Boroljub Zlatanovic presents his groundbreaking Chess Strategy training tailored specifically for intermediate players like you.

Chess Strategy for Beginners with IM Boroljub Zlatanovic [TCW Academy]

Chess Strategy for beginnersHave you ever felt lost over the board? Don’t know whether you should develop that knight, castle, or maybe go for a pawn break? Beginners typically treat each move on their own, without seeing the big picture. Chess Strategy for Beginners is the glue connecting everything together and allowing your pieces to work as a […]

10 Best Attacking Games of All Time with GM Marian Petrov [TCW Academy]

10 Best Attacking Games of All TimeAre you passionate about chess and want to improve your attacking skills? I am excited to introduce you to a brand-new training that will take your attacking chess to new heights. Get ready to unleash your inner attacking genius with the 10 Best Attacking Games of All Time, led by none other than GM Marian […]

3 Reasons Why Your Openings Fail

Are you tired of spending countless hours on opening preparation with nothing to show for it? Many club players spend tons of time trying to learn openings, memorize variations, and book up on theory… but at the end of the day, this doesn’t help them to win any more games. Why? There are 3 biggest […]

Modern Vienna Game with IM Zaur Tekeyev [TCW Academy] – TCW Academy

Modern Vienna GameLooking for a dynamic opening for White, full of sacrifices and aggressive play? Look no further. IM Zaur Tekeyev recommends the Modern Vienna Game.

Philidor Defense Hanham Variation with IM Zaur Tekeyev [TCW Academy]

Philidor Defense Hanham VariationIf you’re looking to add a new surprise weapon to your opening repertoire, I have some exciting news for you. The Hanham Variation offers Black good control of the center, along with positional and strategic advantages. It is a solid and reliable opening based on Philidor Defense.