Chess.com - Play. Learn. Share. Online chess community where you can play chess, learn strategies and tactics, read chess news, see book reviews, find rules & tips, get free downloads, and more! http://www.chess.com/ 2007 Chess.com Play vs. Sicilian, French & Caro Kann!A good opening repertoire doesn't need a great amount of lines to study, sothat you can be successful. Generally, most sources on opening repertoires for white tend to fall into one of the two categories: either they suggest popular mainstream lin...http://www.chess.com/blog/TigerLilov/play-vs-sicilian-french-amp-caro-kannWed, 29 Jul 2015 10:32:07 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/TigerLilov/play-vs-sicilian-french-amp-caro-kannPawn SacrificeHello everyone! Being a huge movie fan, I recently learned about the movie "Pawn Sacrifice" coming up this fall. The film is about Bobby Fischer and his famous match against Boris Spassky in 1972. Coming from a brilliant screenplay writer and film...http://www.chess.com/blog/TigerLilov/pawn-sacrificeSun, 19 Jul 2015 21:45:29 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/TigerLilov/pawn-sacrificeSecret Tip to Playing Better ChessWhat is the most important thing to keep in mind when playing? This is a question that many players try to ask themselves during a game, though they know this question doesn't have a definitive answer. In today's lecture, I want to show you my tak...http://www.chess.com/blog/TigerLilov/secret-tip-to-playing-better-chessWed, 01 Jul 2015 08:48:16 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/TigerLilov/secret-tip-to-playing-better-chessTiger Lilov's Blitz Training (June 2015)Hello chess friends! It has been a while since my last post early this year. The truth is that I have been swamped with many things, so I couldn't take care of my blog for a while. Now, I am back again and I will be posting and sharing with you al...http://www.chess.com/blog/TigerLilov/tiger-lilov-blitz-trainingWed, 24 Jun 2015 03:49:55 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/TigerLilov/tiger-lilov-blitz-trainingSurprising Opening Weapon for WhiteHappy New Year everyone! In my new blog post, I wanted to introduce you all to a brilliant opening that I have been using against many chess players - both very experienced and not so much. It is one of the easiest openings to learn, yet it's very...http://www.chess.com/blog/TigerLilov/surprising-opening-weapon-for-whiteThu, 01 Jan 2015 06:04:45 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/TigerLilov/surprising-opening-weapon-for-whiteCarlsen v. Anand HighlightsHello chess friends! It's been a while since my last post, but today I wanted to share with you my take on the World Championship match between Carlsen and Anand that finished a few weeks ago. Many people are still wondering on what were the reaso...http://www.chess.com/blog/TigerLilov/carlsen-v-anand-highlightsMon, 08 Dec 2014 08:08:04 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/TigerLilov/carlsen-v-anand-highlightsAttack with the Sicilian DragonHello chess friends! I haven't had much time to post around the World Championship taking place. In fact, it proved to be a fascinating event and I will be making a special post about it next week. Right now, I would like to share with you a very ...http://www.chess.com/blog/TigerLilov/attack-with-the-sicilian-dragonWed, 19 Nov 2014 21:50:09 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/TigerLilov/attack-with-the-sicilian-dragonWorld Championship Preview: Carlsen vs. Anand - Part IIHello everyone! The start of the next World Championship match between the reigning world chess champion Magnus Carlsen and his challenger, the top GM and ex-world champion Vishy Anand is two days away! In today's video, I share an intense game pl...http://www.chess.com/blog/TigerLilov/world-championship-preview-carlsen-vs-anand---part-iiThu, 06 Nov 2014 04:40:40 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/TigerLilov/world-championship-preview-carlsen-vs-anand---part-iiWorld Championship Preview: Carlsen vs. Anand - Part IHello chess friends! Today, I want to share with you the first part of my preview on the upcoming World Championship Match between the Grandmasters, Magnus Carlsen and Vishy Anand that starts on November 8th next month. I believe this year, we are...http://www.chess.com/blog/TigerLilov/world-championship-preview-carlsen-vs-anand---part-iFri, 31 Oct 2014 07:17:36 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/TigerLilov/world-championship-preview-carlsen-vs-anand---part-iNew Lectures and Grandmaster GamesHello chess friends! It has been a while since my last post and today I want to share with you a few recent videos with some really interesting games I had the chance to annotate. The first video covers two great games played from the amazing GMs ...http://www.chess.com/blog/TigerLilov/new-lectures-and-grandmaster-gamesMon, 27 Oct 2014 10:23:47 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/TigerLilov/new-lectures-and-grandmaster-gamesMillionaire Chess Open - Part IHello chess friends! Today, I would like to share with you two very instructive games that were played recently at the start of the Millionaire Chess Open in Las Vegas. The event is monumental and some of the world's best grandmasters are particip...http://www.chess.com/blog/TigerLilov/millionaire-chess-open---part-iSun, 12 Oct 2014 15:04:33 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/TigerLilov/millionaire-chess-open---part-iCaruana's SecretHello chess friends! I was watching yesterday's top games play on the FIDE Grand-Prix played in Baku. What is interesting is that I knew how one particular game was gonna finish, when it was right in the opening. Yes, I am talking about Caruana vs...http://www.chess.com/blog/TigerLilov/caruanas-secretThu, 09 Oct 2014 06:06:26 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/TigerLilov/caruanas-secretYoung GMs fighting: Karjakin-CaruanaHello chess friends! The super grandmaster FIDE Grand-Prix started only a few days ago and there have been quite a few exciting games to watch and learn from! One game in particular caught my eye with its positional value and learning points. I ha...http://www.chess.com/blog/TigerLilov/young-gms-fighting-karjakin-caruanaFri, 03 Oct 2014 12:19:56 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/TigerLilov/young-gms-fighting-karjakin-caruanaThe Strongest Attack in ChessHello chess friends! Have you ever heard about the strongest of all chess attacks? Yes, there are lots of different kinds of attacks in chess, but which is the one that can make most damage against the opponent? To answer that question, we should ...http://www.chess.com/blog/TigerLilov/the-strongest-attack-in-chessFri, 19 Sep 2014 14:28:18 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/TigerLilov/the-strongest-attack-in-chessMaster vs. Beginner AnalysisHello chess friends! Today, I want to share with you a video I prepared a few years back on a very interesting sparring game played on Chess.com between me and an intermediate chess player. What is so interesting about this game is that it feels v...http://www.chess.com/blog/TigerLilov/master-vs-beginner-analysisTue, 09 Sep 2014 20:52:37 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/TigerLilov/master-vs-beginner-analysisSolid Black OpeningsHello chess friends! Today, I want to share with you two very interesting video lectures about two important topics: 1) How to play against 1.d4 and 2) What to do against the deviations (Tromporsky, etc.). My all-time favorite suggestion for inter...http://www.chess.com/blog/TigerLilov/solid-black-openingsTue, 02 Sep 2014 09:00:59 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/TigerLilov/solid-black-openingsHow to Avoid Typical MistakesHello chess friends! Today, we start our blog with an interesting question: How many of you want to avoid the most common mistakes in their games? The answer is simple: Everyone does. The problem is that most chess players tend to do different mis...http://www.chess.com/blog/TigerLilov/how-to-avoid-typical-mistakesFri, 22 Aug 2014 01:07:03 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/TigerLilov/how-to-avoid-typical-mistakesOpenings for the Tactical PlayerHello chess friends! As a continuation to my latest post, today I would like to share with you some nice videos from a few of my ChessBase training DVDs on how to play attacking openings with white. The key of playing aggressive in the beginning l...http://www.chess.com/blog/TigerLilov/openings-for-the-tactical-playerSun, 10 Aug 2014 09:11:01 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/TigerLilov/openings-for-the-tactical-playerOpenings for the Positional PlayerToday, I wanted to share with all my followers a few very instructive videos from my ChessBase DVDs on white openings. The opening plans provided are well known as being very solid and efficient to both club and master level players. The first vid...http://www.chess.com/blog/TigerLilov/openings-for-the-positional-playerWed, 30 Jul 2014 02:14:18 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/TigerLilov/openings-for-the-positional-playerTactics: From Basics to BrillianceHi everyone! Today, I would like to share with you some really nice videos from my five volume DVD series on chess tactics. I have prepared the five DVDs for the popular chess company ChessBase over the course of three years (2010-2013) and it cov...http://www.chess.com/blog/TigerLilov/tactics-from-basics-to-brillianceSun, 20 Jul 2014 09:51:07 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/TigerLilov/tactics-from-basics-to-brilliance