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Learn the Right Lessons From Your Mistakes

Learn the Right Lessons From Your Mistakes

GM Avetik_ChessMood
| Jan 7, 2024

Have you heard this joke? A man goes to a bar and orders a bottle of whiskey. After emptying it, he asks for another one and then one more. After the 3rd bottle, totally drunk, he decides to eat a sandwich. A few minutes later, the man, totall...

The Most Powerful Legal Drug

The Most Powerful Legal Drug

GM Avetik_ChessMood
| Nov 24, 2023

“Appreciate everything, even the ordinary. Especially the ordinary.” — Pema Chödrön A week ago, IM Eric Rosen and I were discussing (the episode comes out soon) the crucial impact of early fans and supporters. While...

Chess isn’t for the Weak

Chess isn’t for the Weak

GM Avetik_ChessMood
| Nov 13, 2023

  "Winners never quit, and quitters never win."Vince Lombardi During my life, I’ve seen so many people who stopped playing chess after their first painful defeat, and till now, over and over again, I hear stories like: “In ...

How to Use ChatGPT to Improve Your Chess

How to Use ChatGPT to Improve Your Chess

GM Avetik_ChessMood
| Nov 7, 2023

I have known this guy since my childhood. He’s the world champion and the smartest person in the world. He thinks so. He’s the world champion of arrogance. One day he finally confessed:“I’m not the smartest person anymore...

The Power of Self-Belief in Chess

The Power of Self-Belief in Chess

GM Avetik_ChessMood
| Oct 14, 2023

It was 2014 January when I learned one of the most important lessons in my life.  The Armenian Championship would start soon. The winner of the tournament would not only become the champion of Armenia but also would be qualified for the nat...

The Complete Checkmate Patterns List

The Complete Checkmate Patterns List

GM Avetik_ChessMood
| Sep 15, 2023

Recently, my friend, who is a National Master in chess, sent me the following puzzle from the Tactic Ninja course’s quiz:  And said he couldn’t solve it.Can you? The reason was clear why he couldn’t.  His tacti...

Play your first UgLy game

Play your first UgLy game

GM Avetik_ChessMood
| Jul 23, 2023

Six years ago, I put together the last money to pay the salaries of my small team and to order my first mic, camera, and a few more equipment to start recording courses. They arrived. I recorded the first videos. Deleted them. Then again, r...

Mistakes Are Not Failures

Mistakes Are Not Failures

GM Avetik_ChessMood
| Jul 8, 2023

The famous scientist, Albert Einstein, is associated with smartness and unique intellectual abilities which the majority of us consider nearly impossible to achieve. Einstein’s role in developing the field of physics is much bigger than th...

How to Multiply Good Results in Chess

How to Multiply Good Results in Chess

GM Avetik_ChessMood
| Jun 27, 2023

Multiplying your good results can mean raising hundreds of points, winning tournaments in a row and much more. Find out how you can maximize your good results.In the previous article, I have shared 5 important steps to stop bad results. Now let&...

5 Crucial Steps to Stop Bad Results in Chess

5 Crucial Steps to Stop Bad Results in Chess

GM Avetik_ChessMood
| Jun 20, 2023

Nobody likes to be in a bad chess period where you lose too many games. However, you can not only stop the bad results but also emerge as a stronger player by applying the 5 steps shared in this article.Every one of us has good and bad periods in ...

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