A Chess Coach's Favorite Problems

A Chess Coach's Favorite Problems‎

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Are your ready to stretch your chess thinking?

When you're playing a chess game, no one tells you which positions require tactical or positional solutions. GM Surya Ganguly provides several practice examples. See if you're up for the challenge!

  • Find deep ideas in every phase of the game.
  • Look for important prophylactic plans.
  • Learn from GM Ganguly's best games and those of the greatest players ever!

Not what you're looking for? Go back to the video guide.

Test 1:  Try to find your way through several tricky positions from the files of chess coach and Grandmaster, Surya Ganguly. No hints, just brains. Good luck!
Test 2:  GM Surya Ganguly is back with more tricky problems. See if you can find the moves that won from his own games and those of other top GMs. Good luck!

Test 3:  GM Surya Ganguly is back with another batch of training positions. He recommends 10-15 minutes per puzzle because that's as long as you'll want to spend in your most complicated tournament positions.

Test 4: GM Surya Ganguly has another set of difficult training positions. See if you can find the solutions from his battles with strong Grandmasters, as well as the games of past champions.

Test 5:  GM Ganguly is back for one final set of tricky puzzles from his games and those of the best players in the world. The chess stars didn't always get these right. See how you can do.

Which one was your favorite puzzle? Let us know in the comments!

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