New Online Chess Classes

White to move and win.

Endgame Studies 13-16 starts/continues tomorrow 7/26 at 7-9pm with class no. 13. It runs for 4 weeks, 8 hours of chess training for only $75!

If you are already a participant in one of my other programs, the discount price is $65. Sign up here.

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2021 Chess Calendar

I have finalized all material for the 2021 Chess Calendar – 365 chess positions taken from FIDE world championship matches in the period 1993-2005 when the title was split and there was both a FIDE and a classical world champion. In 2006, the title was unified with the infamous match Kramnik – Topalov.

White to move and win. Sergei Rublevsky – Kevin Spraggett, FIDE-Wch (Knock-out), Groningen (1.1) 1997.

 

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Upcoming Classes Tomorrow

The first 4 classes of Endgame Studies ended today, the next 4-week cycle of new classes 5-8 will start next Sunday, May 31.

Complex Middlegames 5-8: Starts tomorrow! Class 5 will be about Nimzowitsch and his treatment of the Nimzo-Indian in his famous book My System.

Interesting Endgames 9-12: Starts on Thursday, June 4.

 

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PDF Brochures For New Online Classes

Detailed descriptions of my new online classes are out – download the PDF brochures below.

Black to move.

The new 4-week cycle of Complex Middlegames deals with Nimzowitsch and how he played his opening in My System, the Ragozin and how to compensate for the absence of the dark-squared bishop, AlphaZero and its winning strategies against Stockfish in their 2018 match, and also long-term queen sacrifices.

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Interesting Endgames 5-8 Starts Thursday

This online program is run in cooperation with the Marshall Chess Club.

                                  White to move.

Class 5 on Thursday will deal with the bishop pair and we will try to get an understanding of why it is strong. I had a brief chapter in The Secret Life of bad Bishops, but will elaborate on this important theme in this class.

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Promotion: Online Class For $5

Currently, I have 3 ongoing online chess programs, and Interesting Endgames is about to continue with classes 5-8, starting on this Thursday, May 7.

However, for the classes 1 & 2 in this program, I did not yet record them. Therefore, I will do these classes again with a big discount. These are the dates:

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