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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.
Become Better At Defense by doing this. Everybody wants to attack. Sac, sac, mate, the ideal game for many club players. But what about the poor player on the receiving end? I can assure you that he does not derive the same pleasure! As much as we would want to, it simply is not possible […]
Rook Endgames are a complicated category, even for the most experienced players. They are tricky and It is easy to go wrong, especially under the pressure of a game. A well-known saying among chess players is that all rook endgames are drawn, which indicates the complexity of these endgames, but even when it comes to […]
Olympic Secrets For Club Players: I have been a member of my country’s Olympic team for more than a decade. In the last year, my job also included “the other side” as a coach of the women’s national team. These two roles gave me a unique perspective on the preparation a national team does before […]
Opening preparation is a very important step in any player’s career. It is next to impossible to play high-level chess without proper opening preparation. Almost all players realize that, but nevertheless they miss some very important yet extremely powerful ideas when it comes to the openings. The good news is you won’t need to spend […]