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Breaking Down Closed Positions

Breaking Down Closed Positions

Do you ever find yourself confused in closed positions? GM Jon Ludvig Hammer knows just what to do. Check out how he closed positions stop them from winning good positions

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Jon Ludvig Hammer
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Play Like A Speed Chess Champion

Play Like A Speed Chess Champion

Nezhmetdinov Was Wrong: You Can Learn from Blitz! Learn from the best games of the SCC, including the most recent matches this year!

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Jeremy Kane
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Doubled Pawns: Pros And Cons

Doubled Pawns: Pros And Cons

How can you tell when to accept doubled pawns? GM Fabien Libiszewski demonstrates the pros and cons in sharp Caro-Kann and Nimzo Indian variations.

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Fabien Libiszewski
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The Latvian School Of Chess

The Latvian School Of Chess

Latvian chess players have been some of the best attackers for generations! GM Arturs Neiksans shows you the best moments of Mikhail Tal, Alexei Shirov, Alexander Shabalov, and Alvin Vitolinsh.

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Arturs Neiksans
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Name Your Pawns

Name Your Pawns

Learn the best way to use your a, b, c and d-pawns to help you win the game! GM Simon Williams will help you make the most of your queenside!

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Simon Williams
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How To Avoid Mistakes

How To Avoid Mistakes

Grandmaster Romain Edouard is a world-class chess instructor and the author of The Chess Manual Of Avoidable Mistakes. In this course, Romain will discuss the most common mistakes in chess and how to avoid them in your own play!

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Romain Edouard
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Learn From The Best: Leela Chess Zero

Learn From The Best: Leela Chess Zero

AlphaZero was the first neural net chess engine, but it only played a couple of matches before retiring. Its mantle has since been taken up by Leela Chess Zero, the winner of the 2020 Computer Chess Championship. Take a look at Leela's greatest games!

Chess.com Team
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Pawn Structures That Win

Pawn Structures That Win

Life is easier when your pawns are working for you! Join GM Aman Hambleton as he demonstrates structures that can give you an edge!

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Aman Hambleton
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Play Like Daniil Dubov

Play Like Daniil Dubov

Daniil Dubov won the 2018 World Rapid Championship and Lindores Abbey Rapid Challenge in 2020. Check out the moves from some of his best games!

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Jeremy Kane
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Play Like Alireza Firouzja

Play Like Alireza Firouzja

As a 16 year old Alireza Firouzja came in 2nd in the 2019 World Rapid Championship and led much of the 2020 Tata Steel tournament, ahead of Magnus Carlsen. See if you can find the moves from the best games of one of the most exciting Grandmasters in the World!

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Jeremy Kane
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Hammertime Strategy

Hammertime Strategy

Join Grandmaster Jon Ludvig Hammer as he demonstrates key strategies that can win games at all levels. Not only does Jon Ludvig demonstrate his own games against the strongest players in the world he also shows a variation that he helped Magnus Carlsen prepare to win a brilliant game against former World Champion Vladimir Kramnik!

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Jon Ludvig Hammer
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Play Like Danny Rensch

Play Like Danny Rensch

Danny Rensch isn't just everyone's favorite chess commentator, he's also a pretty good player himself! Danny is an International Master and won numerous national scholastic titles. In this course, you can try to find the moves and learn from five of Danny's greatest games!

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Jeremy Kane
5 Lessen
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Play Like Wilhelm Steinitz

Play Like Wilhelm Steinitz

Wilhelm Steinitz was the first official chess World Champion. He held the title from 1886–1894. Steinitz was the strongest player of his day and developed the theory that you should accumulate small advantages to prepare a winning attack. See if you can find the moves from five of Steinitz's greatest games.

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Jeremy Kane
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The Greatest Games You've Never Seen

The Greatest Games You've Never Seen

Join WGM Tatev Abrahamyan as she examines amazing games that many of you have never seen. See if you can calculate your way through these brilliancies and learn from players including past and maybe future World Champions.

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Tatev Abrahamyan
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Play Like Mikhail Botvinnik

Play Like Mikhail Botvinnik

Mikhail Botvinnik won the World Championship multiple times and was one of the best players in the world for much of the 20th century. Botvinnik understood the game more deeply than his contemporaries and eventually even taught the young Garry Kasparov. Try to figure out the moves to five of his greatest games.

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Jeremy Kane
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Play Like Vasily Smyslov

Play Like Vasily Smyslov

Vasily Smyslov was the World Chess Champion in 1957 - 1958. He played three epic matches with Mikhail Botvinnik, finishing with one win, one draw and one loss. Even after his time as champion, Smyslov remained one of the best players in the world, nearly qualifying for another title match at the age of 62. Try to figure out the moves in five of Smyslov's greatest games.

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Jeremy Kane
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Play Like Tigran Petrosian

Play Like Tigran Petrosian

Tigran Petrosian was the World Champion from 1963 - 1969. He won matches against fellow champions, Mikhail Botvinnik and Boris Spassky before finally losing a rematch to Spassky. His solidity and mastery of prophylaxis earned him the nickname Iron Tigran. Despite his reputation, Petrosian also played brilliant attacking games and was known for frequently sacrificing material. Try to find the moves and learn from five of the great champion's best games.

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Jeremy Kane
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Play Like Boris Spassky

Play Like Boris Spassky

Boris Spassky was the 10th World Champion, and one of the few players in history to successfully qualify for a title match more than once. Spassky played two title matches with Tigran Petrosian, winning the 2nd in 1969. He held the title until he lost a dramatic match to Bobby Fischer in 1972. Follow along find the moves in five of Spassky's greatest games.

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Jeremy Kane
5 Lessen
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Play Like Levon Aronian

Play Like Levon Aronian

Levon Aronian has been one of the top Grandmasters in the World in the 21st century. He's the only player to have won two FIDE World Cups, in 2005 and 2017. He's been World Champion in blitz, rapid and Chess960. His peak rating of 2830 in 2014 is the 4th highest ever achieved. In this course you can play along with five of Aronian's greatest games, including wins against World Champions Carlsen and Anand.

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Jeremy Kane
5 Lessen
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Play Like Anatoly Karpov

Play Like Anatoly Karpov

Anatoly Karpov was FIDE World Champion from 1975 to 1985. Even after losing the title he was the main rival with World Champion, Garry Kasparov, for another decade in the greatest chess rivalry of all time. At his best Karpov was known for squeezing wins out of tiny advantages, but he could also play brilliant attacking games. Follow along and figure out the moves in five of his best masterpieces.

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Jeremy Kane
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Play Like Jose Raul Capablanca

Play Like Jose Raul Capablanca

Jose Raul Capablanca was the third World Champion and held the title from 1921 - 1927. He was known for his speed of play and amazing endgame skill. Despite that reputation, Capablanca was also a strong attacker. Follow along and find the moves Capablanca played in five of his best games!

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Jeremy Kane
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Play Like Vladimir Kramnik

Play Like Vladimir Kramnik

After 15 years as Word Champion, Garry Kasparov lost a shocker of a match to Vladimir Kramnik! Besides defeating one of the greatest of all time, Kramnik was a worthy World Champion in his own right. His openings like the Berlin Defense and the Catalan have revolutionized chess in the 21st century. Follow along and try to figure out the moves of five of Kramnik's greatest games.

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Jeremy Kane
5 Lessen
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The Carlsbad Pawn Structure

The Carlsbad Pawn Structure

The Carlsbad Pawn Structure is one of the most important structures in all of chess. You can reach it out of the Queen's Gambit, the Caro-Kann or a variety of other openings. White can aim for a minority attack or kingside play. Black can attack or focus on equality. Learn a structure that was a favorite of many world champions.

GM
Dejan Bojkov
6 Lessen
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Play Like Maxime Vachier-Lagrave

Play Like Maxime Vachier-Lagrave

Maxime Vachier-Lagrave or MVL is one of the best chess players in the world and known for his astounding attacking play. Enjoy this collection of some of MVL's best and most educational games. See if you can keep up with his brilliant attacking play against strong opponents including Fabiano Caruana.

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Jeremy Kane
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Playing with Material Imbalances

Playing with Material Imbalances

Join GM Ben Finegold as he demonstrates how to play with unbalanced material. He shows two of his own games against young American masters and demonstrates how minor pieces can attack effectively, even when the opposing side has an extra rook!

CCSCATL
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