Do you know why World Champions' opening preparation is flawless? It's simple. World Champions have a team of Grandmasters. Their job is to look for strong opening lines. Research novelties. Find best moves and ideas that will confuse the opponent and provoke a mistake. Until recently only Super-Grandmasters could afford to hire the team of strong 'seconds' for opening prep. But the times are changing. A team of resident GMs from Modern-Chess will take care of opening preparation for you. This mega bundle includes 60 of the Modern-Chess courses to give you an edge in openings like Semi-Slav, Nimzo-Indian Defense, Bogo-Indian Defense, Trompowsky, Italian Game, Reversed Sicilian, Anti-Catalan, Catalan, London System to name a few. On top of that, you'll get exclusive access to positional play, endgame, and calculation training among many other things. Get this 150-hour bundle and take your game to the next level.
My Dutch with GM Alvar Alonso
We are happy to inform you that GM Alvar Alonso has published his first course for Modern Chess – My Dutch. Having tremendous experience with this opening, GM Alonso provides you extremely practical and easy-to-learn repertoire. The database consists of 11 theoretical chapters (the last one is a bonus), 15 interactive test positions, a Memory Booster, and a Video Version (1 hour and 40 mins Running Time).
30 Fundamental Classical Games with GM Renato Quintillano
Prepare to reach new heights in your chess abilities with our latest course, “30 Fundamental Classical Games” by GM Renato Quintiliano. This comprehensive course features 30 classic games that every chess player should know. In each game, you’ll discover instructive positional or tactical patterns that are still relevant today.
Learn from Smyslov with GM Mihail Marin
We are more than happy to announce that GM Mihail Marin restarts his series on chess classics with a new course – Learn from Smyslov. Contrary to all previous databases from the series, this course comes with a Video Version (4 hours 34 mins Running Time). Additionally, the size of the current product is considerably bigger.
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.g3 – Repertoire against Bogo-Indian and Benoni with GM Ivan Cheparinov
GM Ivan Cheparinov’s last course on the Catalan has just been released when he is back with another one, which is closely correlated. This time the subject is the move order 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.g3 instead of 3.Nf3 d5 4.g3 and, to some extent, his new work can be considered as an appendix of the previous two Catalan databases.
My 50 Favourite Endgames with GM Mihail Marin
GM Mihail Marin comes up with one of the most fundamental works that he has ever done! His new database My 50 Favourite Endgames is a must for everyone who looks for top-level endgame education.
My Catalan – Complete Guide for White with GM Ioannis Papaioannou
The camp of GM Papaioannou – My Catalan – Complete Guide for White is already a digital product. This product includes all the videos from the workshop as well as the PGN file related to the training sessions. Overall, the material consists of 9 hours of video and a PGN database which includes 149 files!
Top-Level Catalan Repertoire for White – Part 1 with GM Ivan Cheparinov
We are happy to inform you that GM Ivan Cheparinov is starting his next project – Catalan Opening for White. Being a huge Catalan expert himself, Cheparinov shares his cutting-edge Catalan repertoire in two-part series.
My Italian – Part 1 with GM Luis Supi
We are happy to present the new author: the famous GM Luis Supi (currently number one in Brazil with a rating of 2608). In his first project for Modern Chess, GM Supi covers his favorite opening – the Italian Game. In a two-part series, he will provide an extremely practical and easy-to-learn repertoire for White.
Practical Nimzo-Indian Repertoire with GM Grigor Grigorov
We are happy to introduce to you the new course by GM Grigor Grigorov – Practical Nimzo-Indian Repertoire. This product includes all the videos from the workshop as well as the PGN file related to the training sessions. Overall, the material consists of 7.5 hours of video and a PGN database which includes 74 files.
Attacking Guide for Club Players with FM Nikolay Yordanov
We are happy to introduce to you the new course by FM Nikolay Yordanov – Attacking Guide for Club Players. The course consists of 24 extensively annotated attacking games played by FM Yordanov, a Video version (3 hours), 24 interactive test positions, and Computer practice.
Play the Ruy Lopez – Part 2 with GM Ivan Cheparinov
GM Ivan Cheparinov finished a new fascinating project – in two databases, he will provide the full Ruy Lopez Repertoire. While in the first part of his Ruy Lopez journey, GM Cheparinov covered everything except the position arising after 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.0-0, he deals with it in this part. The database consists of 12 theoretical chapters, 12 interactive test positions, a Memory Booster, and a Video Version (6.5 hours).
Practical Endgame Play
The course Practical Endgame Play includes all the videos from the camp as well as the PGN file related to the training sessions. Overall, the material consists of approximately 8+ hours of video and a PGN database which includes 114 files!
Play the Gruenfeld – Part 2 with GM Ivan Cheparinov
GM Ivan Cheparinov (2718 FIDE) recorded an 8.5-hour course, Play the Gruenfeld – Part 2, where he handpicked the top-performing lines, and revealed his entire library of attacking plans & ideas.
Play the Gruenfeld – Part 1 with GM Ivan Cheparinov
GM Ivan Cheparinov (2718 FIDE) recorded a 7-hour course, Play the Gruenfeld – Part 1, where he handpicked the top-performing lines, and revealed his entire library of attacking plans & ideas.
Play the Ruy Lopez – Part 1 with GM Ivan Cheparinov
Bulgarian GM Ivan Cheparinov (2718 FIDE) recorded a 6.5-hour course, Play the Ruy Lopez – Part 1, where he handpicked the top-performing lines, and revealed his entire library of attacking plans & ideas.
Must-Know Structures for 1.d4 Players II with GM Mihail Marin
We are happy to announce that GM Mihail Marin has completed one of his huge middlegame projects – Must-Know Structures for 1.d4 Players. The second and final part consists of 40 extensively annotated games which are divided into 5 sections. Besides, you get access to a Video Version with a running time of 3 hours. You will find also 71 test positions.
Understand the Modern Benoni with GM Ioannis Papaioannou
Modern Benoni is one of the most suitable openings when you want to play for a win with Black. Being a Benoni expert himself, GM Papaioannou will share his understanding of this highly complex and exciting opening.
1.Nf3 – Practical Reti Repertoire for White with GM Ioannis Papaioannou
GM Papaioannou continues his Reti journey. The focus of this course will be all Black’s options against 1.Nf3, except 1…d5.
Scotch Game: Expert Repertoire for White
Bulgarian GM Ivan Cheparinov (2718 FIDE) recorded a 6.5-hour Scotch Game: Expert Repertoire for White where he handpicked the top-performing lines, and revealed his entire library of attacking plans & ideas.
Understand the Hedgehog
We are happy to introduce to you Understand the Hedgehog. The team of eminent grandmasters will provide extensive knowledge of this fundamental pawn structure including 8.5 hours of high-level training, a PGN database from the lectures, and additional training materials related to the topics.
Play the Dubov Tarrasch with GM Renato Quintiliano
The workshop of GM Renato Quintiliano – Play the Dubov Tarrasch is already a digital product. This research provides a complete repertoire for Black after 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 c5. The database consists of 8 huge theoretical chapters, 16 interactive test positions, a Memory Booster, and a Video Version.
Grandmaster Mind – How to Learn From Your Own Games with GM Petar Arnaudov
We are happy to introduce to you Grandmaster Mind – How to Learn From Your Own Games. You get 6 hours of high-level training which will provide you with the following benefits: Better understanding of professional preparation, Better ability to identify critical moments, In-depth insights into chess psychology, Enhanced decision-making, Better understanding of the practical play, and Better general chess understanding.
Must-Know Structures for 1.d4 Players with GM Mihail Marin
We are happy to announce the new exciting project of GM Mihail Marin – Must-Know Structures for 1.d4 Players – Part 1. In this part, GM Marin deals with 5 of the most important pawn structures every 1.d4 player should know. The course consists of 49 extensively annotated games which are divided into 5 sections. Besides, you get access to a video version with a running time of 4 hours. You will find also 53 test positions.
Understand the Scotch Game
The course Understand the Scotch Game includes all the videos from the masterclass as well as the PGN file related to the training sessions. Overall, the material consists of approximately 9 hours of video and a PGN database which includes 69 files!
Calculate Like a Grandmaster
The course Calculate like a Grandmaster includes all the videos from the camp as well as the PGN file related to the training sessions. Overall, the material consists of approximately 9 hours of video and a PGN database which includes 153 files!
Classical Sicilian – Expert Repertoire for Black with GM Ivan Cheparinov
The database consists of 36 theoretical chapters, and a Video Version (Аpprox 15h Running Time). Against most of the lines, GM Cheparinov provides more than one option for Black. Additionally, in some chapters, he examines lines that he does not recommend in order to show the potential problems. By studying all these alternative options, you will get a better feeling of the position.
Understand the Queen’s Indian with GM Grigor Grigorov
We are happy to introduce to you Understand the Queen’s Indian by GM Grigor Grigorov. You get 6 hours of high-level training which will provide you with the following benefits: A better understanding of the Queen’s Indian structures, In-depth insights into the typical positional and tactical patterns in the Queen’s Indian Defence, a Better feeling of the connection between the opening and the middlegame, Better overall understanding of the classical openings and Better general chess understanding.
Evaluation and Plan
We are happy to introduce to you Evaluation and Plan. You get 9 hours of high-level training which will provide you with the following benefits: Better feeling of dynamic and static factors, Awareness of the typical evaluation mistakes, Ability to build long-term plans, Better understanding of the exchange operations, and Better overall understanding.
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.h4 – Aggressive Repertoire for White with GM Pavel Eljanov
The current database consists of 6 theoretical chapters, 10 interactive test positions, a Memory Booster, Video Version (approx. 1h and 50 min running time), and Computer Practice.
We are happy to introduce to you the Material Imbalances. You get 9 hours of high-level training which will provide you with the following benefits: Better feeling of the compensation, Increased ability to fight for a win by creating material imbalances, Better understanding of the dynamic value of the pieces, Better ability to evaluate the position and In-depth insights of how grandmasters think in unbalanced positions.
1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 e6 3.Bg5 – Complete Repertoire for White with GM Ioannis Papaioannou
The workshop of GM Papaioannou – 1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 e6 3.Bg5 – Complete Repertoire for White is already a digital product. This product includes all the videos from the workshop as well as the PGN file related to the training sessions. Overall, the material consists of approximately 6 hours of video and a PGN database which includes 91 files!
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Bf4 – Complete Repertoire for White with GM Davorin Kuljasevic
The database consists of 8 theoretical chapters, 10 interactive test positions, a Video Version (2.5 Hours of Running Time), a Memory Booster, and Computer Practice.
Play the Modern Defence with GM Mihail Marin
We are happy to introduce the new opening project of GM Mihail Marin – Play the Modern Defence. After a long period of analysis and research, Marin is finally able to provide you with a universal repertoire that you can use both against 1.e4 and 1.d4. Besides being a highly practical choice, the Modern Defence lies on solid positional foundations. True to the hyper modernist understanding, Black constantly tries to undermine White’s center. Since the strategic imbalance is created at the very beginning, this is a perfect opening for everyone who wants to play for a win with Black.
Symmetrical English – Complete Repertoire for Black with GM Swapnil Dhopade
By learning some new and rarely played lines, we also carry an element of surprise. Of course, it is not possible to find new lines everywhere, but whenever possible, GM Dhopade made sure he included some fresh suggestions and recommendations. This Repertoire on the Symmetrical English from the Black side is divided into three main directions.
Understand the Scandinavian with GM Ioannis Papaioannou
Are you tired of memorizing long forced variations when building your repertoire against 1.e4? GM Papaioannou is here to provide an easy to learn and reliable repertoire for Black. Being one of the best Scandinavian experts in the World himself, he shares his knowledge and understanding of this opening.
1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 c5 – Complete Repertoire for Black
GM Pavel Eljanov (2765 FIDE) is here with a low-theory, under 2-hour crash course on Tarrasch Defense! And it’s not just any Tarrasch. GM Grischuk found a completely new way to play this opening. He tested those brilliant ideas to be VERY successful at the highest level.
1.Nf3 d5 2.g3 Nc6 – Practical Solution for Black with GM Mihail Marin
The main Reti Opening move order can be quite irritating, depending on the repertoire of the player with Black. In most lines, it is almost impossible to force White to deviate from his flexible setup, based on a later d2-d3 and an attack against the centre with either c2-c4 or e2-e4.
Semi-Slav: Complete Repertoire for Black with IM Renato Quintiliano
Structured around the attacking Meran Variation, this 7.5-hour course (with PGNs) gives you a complete weapon against anything White may attempt! Renato is a Semi-Slav Defence expert himself, has been playing this opening with both colors for years, and achieved multiple notable victories against multiple 2600+ Grandmasters.
Play the Moscow Variation with IM Renato Quintiliano
Trusted by the vast majority of top Grandmasters including Vishy Anand, Boris Gelfand, Levon Aronian, and Sergey Karjakin the Moscow & Anti-Moscow Variation is even more powerful at the club level! This brand-new 7.5-hour course explains all the ideas behind the popular variations and shows HOW you can put them into practice with an analysis of the most instructive GM games.
Understand Nimzo-Indian Defense
5 Resident GMs from Modern-Chess teamed up to create a complete 8-hour training to arm you with perhaps the most solid weapon against 1.d4 openings… Nimzo-Indian Defense!
Understand the Bogo-Indian Defense with GM Ioannis Papaioannou
A 2600-rated GM has spent nearly 3-months building an easy-to-learn, structures-based opening repertoire just for you… so you can beat even a much stronger competition with THIS!
Understand the Trompowsky – Typical Pawn Structures & Theoretical Trends
And today we’re bringing you the course, Understand the Trompowsky: Theoretical Trends and Typical Pawn Structures where 6 resident Grandmasters from Modern Chess reveal all the bells and whistles of this extraordinary opening.
Practical Rook Endgames Masterclass
We bring to you Modern Chess’ latest offering for endgame lovers, Practical Rook Endgames. 6 hours of intense video training on rook endgames, covered in 5 chapters.
Understand the Reversed Sicilian
And thus, here’s the latest Modern Chess course on Understanding the Reversed Sicilian where the resident grandmasters will cover A to Z of the opening… especially for those who are playing it for the first time.
Arkhangelsk Variation – Lifetime Solution for Black
Welcome to the latest opening project of GM Boris Avrukh – Arkhangelsk Variation. Having worked on this opening with Fabiano Caruana, Avrukh is one of the biggest Arkhangelsk experts in the world.
Eljanov’s Algorithm with GM Pavel Eljanov
Eljanov starts by presenting the learning sources he has used throughout his career. At this stage, he explains what exactly he has learned from renowned authors such as Kotov, Dvoretsky, and Nunn. It’s quite remarkable to follow how a top-level chess player was gradually building his knowledge base.
Dynamic Anti-Catalan Repertoire with GM Davorin Kuljasevic
GM Davorin Kuljasevic, from the Modern Chess camp, is here with his latest course Dynamic Anti-Catalan Repertoire—where he reveals the most effective replies to refute White’s some of the most common ideas in the Catalan opening.
Positional Nimzo-Indian Repertoire 1 and 2 with GM Mihail Marin
GM Mihail Marin from the Modern Chess camp is here with his brand-new 6-hour video training on the Nimzo-Indian Defense for Black. Not only does he cover 40+ variations in this opening but also goes through each one of them in great detail.
London System Masterclass: Part I and II
Starting from the typical attacking ideas to the pawn endgames to the Jobava London, you get to learn EVERYTHING related to The London in this workshop.
Catalan Opening – Masterclass
In this 6.5+ hours of video training, the residential grandmasters at Modern Chess share their deep insights and practical knowledge of this opening…
Italian Game – Modern Chess Camp
Spend the next 10 hours going through this exclusive training by Modern Chess that covers EVERY aspect of the opening. Starting from how to build attacking formations to the most favorable pawn structures to endgame analyses, this training is simply the best.
Improve Your Defense – Masterclass
Get the brand-new Improve Your Defense Masterclass by the resident grandmasters at Modern Chess academy. A unique video training program that explains the ins and outs of modern chess defense at the highest levels of chess.
King’s Indian Defense – Modern Chess Camp
The King’s Indian is a great fighting weapon and those who play it are often characterized as extremely aggressive and decisive chess players. Learn the King’s Indian Defense in 9+ hours of grandmaster-level video instruction, and supplementary PGNs… that get you tournament-ready in no time!
Caro-Kann Defense – Modern Chess Camp
If you are looking for an opening that offers an impenetrable wall for White to break through, this is the one for you. And who best to learn from than 6 resident Caro-Kann specialists from Modern Chess who put together a 9-hour HD coaching session over the course of a weekend.
Improve Your Positional Play – Part 1 and 2
This is a massive 12+ hour premium video series that goes through EVERY possible aspect of Positional Chess and helps you go beyond mere tactics and absorb a much more profound understanding of chess positions.
Masterclass – Improve Your Calculation
This 3+ hour-long premium video course focuses on taking the art of calculation to a whole new level—unlike any course in the market. Not only with a practical demonstration of how the calculation works in a real game but also teaching the much-needed fundamentals behind it.