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Being on the defensive side during a game is probably the most difficult tasks a chess player has to complete successfully. Everybody likes chess for a reason – some like to attack, others prefer strategy instead, but I’m sure that most of you will agree that defending is not one of them.
The importance of computers in modern chess is undeniable, but how important is it to you if you are in the 1900-2300 ELO range? I often get this kind of question from students who are quite addicted to the engine’s evaluation in almost every position. In this article, I will reveal my thoughts on working […]
From time to time our opponents offer a draw and so do we. Let’s try to figure out how to make the right decision about the “draw offer”. Different aspects should be considered here: the situation on the chessboard, level of the opponent, time left on the clock, your current state in the tournament, how […]
Every chess player’s dream is to make it to grandmaster one day. Everyone wants to cross that 2500 elo mark associated with the most prestigious FIDE title. Everyone sees the fame and glory that come with the “GM” next to their name but they miss the most important aspect of it. They only see the […]
Many chess players are facing the same problems that prevent them from improving their game. Many don’t know when and how to start, who to learn from, what to do and what to avoid. Some even think that there is a magic pill that can help you to gain 500 ELO points in no time, […]