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GM Marian Petrov
GM Marian Petrov
04.26.2021
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GM Marian Petrov
04.26.2021

The Russian Ian Nepomniachtchi defeated his compatriot Kiril Alekseenko and increased his lead by a full point. Nepomniachtchi’s win, with which he became the world number-three player in the live ratings, was surprisingly smooth and quick. He managed to surprise his opponent in the opening when he went for English, but when black was trying […]

GM Marian Petrov
GM Marian Petrov
04.25.2021
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GM Marian Petrov
04.25.2021

Anish Giri managed to win against Wang Hao in round nine. He is now only half a point behind the leader. The remaining games have finished drawing, no not without a big fight. “It was very important for me to win this game to realistically stay in the race, otherwise it would have been really […]

Suman Chatterjee
Suman Chatterjee
03.12.2021
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Suman Chatterjee
03.12.2021

Ask any chess beginner rated around 1400-1600… and they will tell you what’s on top of their mind. It’s almost always along these lines: “How to find the best moves in a position?”  “How to visualize the chess board better?” And more often than not…

Rony
Rony
03.11.2021
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Rony
03.11.2021

In Tata Steel Masters 2020, Jordan Van Forest was the lowest-rated chess player in a pool of 2700+ Elo “sharks”. He knew that they would be out for his blood. To hold his own against these apex predators over the chessboard, he needed a weapon, sharp and powerful enough to put a dent on the […]

Daniel
Daniel
07.30.2020
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Daniel
07.30.2020

Have you been struggling to find the perfect Black opening against 1. d4? With so many openings to choose from, it’s hard to find one that suits your chess style. Though the Dutch Defense isn’t as commonly played as other openings, it can provide you with a new, lasting, and simple-to-learn setup that can provide […]

WGM Raluca Sgircea, IM Renier Castellanos
WGM Raluca Sgircea, IM Renier Castellanos
07.17.2020
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WGM Raluca Sgircea, IM Renier Castellanos
07.17.2020

Caro-Kann is one of the openings that has become more and more popular in recent years, as many strong Grandmasters have decided to include it in their repertoires. For a long time, this has been considered an unambitious and boring opening, suitable for those players whose only goal was to equalize with the black pieces. […]

Yury Markushin
Yury Markushin
06.28.2020
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Yury Markushin
06.28.2020

London System is one of the most popular openings nowadays, on both Grandmaster and Club levels. In this 3-hour crash course, GM Marian Petrov will reveal everything you need to know about playing the London System for White.

Yury Markushin
Yury Markushin
03.23.2020
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Yury Markushin
03.23.2020

Are you 1200-1700 rated Club Player who wants to smoothly transition from opening to the middlegame and if necessary the endgame… ultimately winning your game? GM Marian Petrov is covering some of the most important [yet often missed at the club level] aspects of chess and making sure you get every advantage your deserve in […]

GM Marian Petrov
GM Marian Petrov
06.28.2019
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GM Marian Petrov
06.28.2019

Ruy Lopez or as many people know it the Spanish game, is one of the most popular openings played on all levels. And, this course is dedicated to it. Here is how this opening starts: 1.e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5