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TigerLilov's Blog


    • Live Lesson: Tiger plays Blitz - Part III

      In today’s blog post, I have taken time for a little different approach to chess training and preparation and decided to try and record a lecture for you commenting on my online blitz games at the time of playing them. That way, I am showing man... | Read More

    • Tiger Lilov's Chess Secrets: Candidate Moves

      Today’s post is reserved for the very special topic for every beginner player and that is namely the candidate moves. How do we calculate long variations with certain accuracy, so that we can commit to brave sacrifices and complicated exchanges ... | Read More

    • The Easy Openings: Play vs 1.d4 and 1.Nf3

      In today’s post, I would like to present a video that will interest many chess players who struggle with their opening repertoire as black or just need an easier and simple to follow setup to get a good position out of the opening. In my latest ... | Read More

    • Fight the Ruy Lopez with Moeller System!

      In today’s post, I would like to present you a video lecture on one of my most favorite systems against Ruy Lopez for black. The unique feature of this line is that it lets black to avoid the conventional and rather dry lines of the classical va... | Read More

    • Brilliant Games - Morphy's Masterpiece

      Hi everyone! Today, I want to share with you a video I recorded back in 2010, but it examines an amazing game played by the great champion Paul Morphy in a blindfold simultaneous! It’s always amazing to see chess masters attacking, though Morphy... | Read More

    • Live Lesson: Evaluation and Planning

      Hi everyone! In today’s post, I would like to share with you a very instructive fragment of a lesson I had with one of my students back in 2012. His level was approximately 2000 USCF (Expert). The topics we covered are positional evaluation and ... | Read More

    • Improve Your Middlegame Planning

      In today’s blog post, you will learn more about systematic planning in chess. This is the most important skill every chess player needs to master in order to progress and succeed in the ancient game. But how could one handle the complex nature ... | Read More

    • Improve Your Tactics and Calculation

      Today’s post is reserved for two very special topics for every chess player and they are: Tactics and Calculation. How do we calculate long variations with certain accuracy, so that we can commit to brave sacrifices and complicated exchanges and... | Read More

    • Improve Your Endgame Strategy

      The endgame is considered the most complex stage of the game and being good at endgames often helps players improve their performance in other stages of the game, too. Nowadays, the endgames are some of the most instructive training tools that are... | Read More

    • Attacking Chess: The Uncastled King

      Happy New Year! We begin the new 2014 with a lesson on a topic that many beginner and intermediate players want to learn. How do we exploit an opponent’s king that is stranded in the middle? How do we punish the opponent for delaying his develop... | Read More