A few tips

A few tips

GM Rakhmanator
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Feb 19, 2012

Some tips, which can help you, improve your chess faster.   1.     Play against opponents, who are stronger. 2.     Try to play 1.e4 and 1...e5(on 1.e4) and 1...d5( on 1.d4). 3.     Play principle opening variations (with good center ,good pie...

Online Training "Understanding"

Online Training "Understanding"

GM Rakhmanator
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Dec 21, 2011

  Online Training "Understanding" This training is based on courses “Understanding.Evaluation” and “Understanding.Plan”. Each training will consist of 2 days. First day I will tell main points, show many examples, you will solve most of them. Af...

December Competition

December Competition

GM Rakhmanator
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Dec 5, 2011

Theme of December's competition is "Best chess game". Game must be played by you in OTB tournament or in the internet. Game must be played before December,5.   Authors of 3 best games (IMHO) will get prizes.PayPal is preferable way to get mone...

November competition

November competition

GM Rakhmanator
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Nov 20, 2011

I will make a little competition every month. Theme of November's competition is "How does chess help me in life".It could be a short article or story.Authors of 3 more interesting stories(IMHO) will get prizes. Prizes: 1st place - 4 (15min) ga...

Live broadcast.4 games.

Live broadcast.4 games.

GM Rakhmanator
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Oct 27, 2011

I was playing in the tournament one week ago. I would like to show 4 of my games from this tournament. You will see how step by step I improve all pieces. I will tell about important moments during the game. Broadcast will be on Sunday(October,3...

Chess Match MSU - RSSU

Chess Match MSU - RSSU

GM Rakhmanator
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Sep 30, 2011

The match between Moscow State University (MSU) and Russian State Social University (RSSU) select teams was held in honor of the 100th birthday of M.M. Botvinnik, the 6th world chess champion. There were 100 games played, both select teams tried ...

Understanding.Plan

Understanding.Plan

GM Rakhmanator
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Sep 1, 2011

I continue the series of courses intended for development of chess understanding.I have been preparing this course for 2 months. First of all, it should be noted that I believe only in a practical way of training. Any theoretical lesson can be goo...

The 26th World Universiade.Before the last round

The 26th World Universiade.Before the last round

GM Rakhmanator
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Aug 20, 2011

I have 6 points from 8 games. http://chess-results.com/tnr54659.aspx?art=1&rd=8&lan=11 I will play against stongest Chinese chess player Wang Yue (Elo Fide 2709). The last round will be on August,21 at 9 a.m.(China Time);5 a.m.(Moscow T...

The 26th World Universiade.Start

The 26th World Universiade.Start

GM Rakhmanator
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Aug 16, 2011

The 26th Summer Universiade in Shenzhen was opened by His Excellency Mr Hu Jintao, President of the People’s Republic of China on 12th August. This is the Summer Games held every two years for university students. 152 countries are represented. Fo...

World Summer Universiade 2011 (China)

World Summer Universiade 2011 (China)

GM Rakhmanator
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Jul 27, 2011

World Summer Universiade.Shenzhen, China.August,12-23. I will participate there in the Russian male student's national chess team.I will try to show the best game and to help our team to get the first place at 2011 Summer Universiade. In total a...

Understanding.Evaluation

Understanding.Evaluation

GM Rakhmanator
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Jul 1, 2011

Chess Understanding Course Chess understanding is the key factor influencing the result of a game. The correct position evaluation shows not only the level of your understanding of chess, but also the game level as a whole. The understanding i...

Chess Strategy Exercises - Lesson 2

Chess Strategy Exercises - Lesson 2

GM Rakhmanator
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Jun 15, 2011

Answers(1 lesson) #1 Nd4#2 Nd5#3 Nd6#4 Nf4#5 Ne4#6 Nd5#7 Nd5#8 Nc5#9 Nc4 or Nc6#10 Ne5#11 Nd4#12 Ne5#13 Nf6#14 Ne4 or Nc6#15 Nd5 Knight is good blockading piece.Knight stays well on central squares. You can see next positions here: http://spor...

Chess Strategy Exercises

Chess Strategy Exercises

GM Rakhmanator
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Jun 7, 2011

The course Chess Strategy Exercises will be weekly updated. In each article answers to the previous tasks will be placed and new exercises on chess strategy will be published. Chess Strategy Exercises - the First Release Task #1 - W...

Individual Chess Coaching

Individual Chess Coaching

GM Rakhmanator
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Jun 3, 2011

Let's find out, how the coach can help at the individual class. And if there can be a difference from group work or courses. Endgame? No.Tactics? No.Strategy Lessons? No.Opening? More close, but not right again. The real help of personal trainin...

Tactics

Tactics

GM Rakhmanator
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May 10, 2011

Tactics To train tactics skills is really easy. It is necessary to solve tasks with different tactical ideas (distraction, decoying, x-ray) and then solve tasks that combine all the ideas. In due time I studied only one book on tactics (M.Blokh «...

The easy way to good results.

The easy way to good results.

GM Rakhmanator
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Apr 11, 2011

Want to beat a GM? Want to be World Champion? Want to get 2400 or 2500? I know the easy way. To TRAIN,to TRAIN and one more to TRAIN!To Train Regularly and Well! Hah:)Good luck in chess and sports!  

Free "7 days" course

Free "7 days" course

GM Rakhmanator
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Mar 28, 2011

I have counted number of coaches I have worked in different ways with recently It has made up 19 specialists in common (individual and group trainings), including chess and other kinds of sport (running, swimming, boxing and gym), and also persona...

Is chess popular?

Is chess popular?

GM Rakhmanator
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Mar 16, 2011

Is chess popular? I thought about why chess is less popular than other sports? I'm going to express my private opinion on this matter. Chess is inferior to other sports in popularity (yes, just in popularity, but not in entertainment!). You can ...

The most impressive films.

The most impressive films.

GM Rakhmanator
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Mar 11, 2011

The most impressive films. I'd like to acquaint the readers of this site with the top 10 movies that have had a strong and positive influence on me. These 10 films have changed the way I live my life, for the better.Here's the list: 1. Fight cl...

My goals

My goals

GM Rakhmanator
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Mar 1, 2011

I have set a few objectives that I'd like to reach in the near future. When it comes to personal goals, I have many, and it is always interesting and rewarding to reach them. The following are my three main goals for the first half of 2011: 1. T...

Sports in your life.

Sports in your life.

GM Rakhmanator
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Feb 25, 2011

How much of your life is dedicated to sports? Do you focus on sports due to your health and body? A person's appearance often determines his status, aggrandizement, and even invokes interest from the opposite sex. I believe that everyone should e...

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