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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FIDE Trainer

I participated in a FIDE online seminar earlier this month (German language), and will become FIDE Trainer next month.

The seminar was great with presentations from the GM’s Thomas Luther, Uwe Boensch and Artur Jussupow.

Check out all the details here, as well as the approved participants.

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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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