The best way to handle a stressful situation is to stay cool under the pressure, and this applies in chess as well as anywhere.
GM Melikset Khachiyan shows you how not to lose your head when the pieces and pawns are flying around the chessboard and the pressure is on.
Learn how to remain calm and find the right moves in complicated and stressful positions. | Watch video
What are some of the most devastating ways to attack with White against the Sicilian Defense? Queen and rook lifts!
GM Dejan Bojkov shows you a sparkling Nigel Short brilliancy where he used these tactical ideas to defeat one of the best players in Chinese history.
Take note of these powerful concepts for use in your own Sicilian games. | Watch video
GM Melikset Khachiyan continues his lesson on applying pressure in chess with another instructive review of one of his recent tournament games.
Learn how to put the squeeze even harder to your opponent in this video lesson, and find out how Melik did against one of his own students, WGM Tatev Abrahamyan.
If you play the Najdorf Sicilian, you won’t want to miss this positional game. | Watch video
If you want to learn how to attack, why not learn from one of the greatest attackers ever?
GM Simon Williams shows you how Garry Kasparov and his aggressive brand of chess wiped his opponents off the board.
Even if you’ve already seen Kasparov’s “immortal game” against Topalov, you have to see this video lesson. | Watch video
Simon Williams continues his series on the very fun and important topic of how to attack in chess.
Drawing upon one of his own games for inspiration, GM Williams runs you through his entire thought process on how to conceive and execute an attack.
GM Williams’ philosophy is that an attack begins from the opening itself, so being aggressive and developing quickly are important. | Watch video
Do your attacks sometimes fizzle and falter? GM Simon Williams is here to help with part one of five of his "How to Attack" video series. Feel your attacking prowess grow as Simon walks you through the attacking masterpiece Polugaevsky versus Nezhmetdinov, explaining how to lay a sound attacking foundation, how to spot opportunity, and how to execute. | Watch video
How do you squeeze your opponent like a snake? GM Melik Khachiyan shows you the way in this important lesson.
Watch GM Melik do his best Petrosian impression in one of his recent tournament games, and learn how to use positional advantages as a deadly weapon in your own games. | Watch video
FM Elliot Liu is back with another lesson from a battle of two chess titans and world champions.
Find out what Botvinnik and Capablanca can teach us on the crucial topic of king safety in this exciting game. | Watch video
GM Dejan Bojkov goes in-depth on a lesson in one of the most powerful maneuvers in any attacking player’s arsenal: the rook lift in the Sicilian.
Learn how to use this devastating weapon to blast open your opponent’s position and end the game quickly afterward. | Watch video
FM Elliot Liu takes a cue from IM Daniel Rensch in starting a new video series on three things in chess you should always consider.
In this lesson, FM Liu examines a classic game between two of the best players ever, Botvinnik and Capablanca.
FM Liu calls this game a watershed moment for new thinking in chess. Find out why in this fun video. | Watch video