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Preparing for the competitions

  Every chess player needs to set a target as a goal to become a professional master, but first of all, how can he do it? This blog will help you to become a master by training methodically etc. This blog is full of training tips, and my experienced in preparing too. So, sit back, relax, and get ready to enjoy our journey to chess game.


    • On struggling for advantage

      Computer nowadays are good in calculating, they can calculate on move one unto mate but us humans can't do this and in fact must use our intuition on how to find advantage in chess to win some points. Here I want to give you two kinds of advantag... | Read More

      • nyLsel
      • | Feb 3, 2013
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      • | 1 comment
    • On Analyzing Your Games

      Do you know on what are the importance on Analyzing your games?How and what to look for when analyzing? How this one will affect and improve your chess skill? Come and read now my article about analysing your games. Part I : http://www.chess.c... | Read More

      • nyLsel
      • | Nov 21, 2012
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    • Last Round (Pressure, tension, psychological game)

      In the last round I' m in the 4th standing. I have the score of +3-1=0/5. In the final round, I will play against a much stronger opponent. He is 3rd in standings and we will play who will be the 2nd placer, our score is the same; but his rating ... | Read More

      • nyLsel
      • | Jun 3, 2012
      • | 643 views
      • | 3 comments
    • Kasparov vs Portisch

       Here, I want to present to you the game of Kasparov(White) vs. Portisch(Black). Kasparov manage to win this game by using brilliant tactics, strategies of the game.     Can you see a good move?           Kasparov makes a l... | Read More

      • nyLsel
      • | Apr 18, 2012
      • | 702 views
      • | 2 comments
    • "Play boldly, no matter how strong the opposition."

      I had a game with a stronger opponent and have to prepare persistently. My Opening preparation is pretty exhausting but I needed to train methodically. I won the game convincingly with a fine sacrifice at move 15! Here, I demonstrate how to gain a... | Read More

      • nyLsel
      • | Apr 17, 2012
      • | 481 views
      • | 1 comment
    • Why Do We Play Chess?

        The most important thing we must know is chess is a game to be enjoyed, even though we train methodically. Why do we play chess? "Many times I have seen fathers (never mothers) who pressurize their children into training and who also scream a... | Read More

      • nyLsel
      • | Apr 11, 2012
      • | 646 views
      • | 5 comments
    • Training methodically

        Training methodically needs hardwork but is really enjoyable. If you want to improve your chess game, you need to train methodically.          Many of chess-players still struggle with the same problems. It is just frustating to train so... | Read More

      • nyLsel
      • | Nov 22, 2011
      • | 751 views
      • | 6 comments
    • Lucky to have so many mistakes

      Whether we win or lose in the game,we must be sport and enjoy to play chess. Not all games will end happily, but instead of being frustated in our mistakes, we must look on the good side.We must use our mistake as a device that will help us to im... | Read More

      • nyLsel
      • | Nov 22, 2011
      • | 439 views
      • | 5 comments
    • Preparing for the competition

       Hi everybody, I have an upcoming tournament in Nov. 26, 2011 Saturday and I'm spending 12-14 hours in chess training.  I also needed physical training which is:   -enough sleep   -enough of taken water   -balance and proper diet (No suga... | Read More

      • nyLsel
      • | Nov 22, 2011
      • | 347 views
      • | 3 comments
    • Puzzles 5

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      • nyLsel
      • | Oct 25, 2011
      • | 554 views
      • | 11 comments