The Chess World DVDs
Often the positional sacrifice comes with an element of surprise. This additional psychological component makes it a very effective weapon in practical chess. In a matter of a single move, the game can take a completely different course and not many players are prepared for that. That’s why the positional sacrifice is a fundamental element of the game that everyone should study to grow as a chess player.
E-DVD Winning with Positional Sacrifice by GM Victor Mikhalevski
In this training video, IM Valeri Lilov hand-picked positions, which are of a particular interest for a practical chess player. These are some of the most common guests on the chess board for under 2200 rated games. By spending few hours of your time and understanding how these positions should be played you will tremendously improve your endgame understanding.
E-DVD Dominate King and Pawn Endgames with IM Valeri Lilov
In this three and a half hour long video course, Queen’s Indian expert GM Jan Werle reveals his secrets and offers opening repertoire for Black based on the Queen’s Indian Defense. GM Werle answers many very important questions that puzzle most club players. He provides a clear-cut plan and gives suggestions about which lines should be played and which should be avoided at all costs.
E-DVD Dominate with Queen's Indian Defense with GM Jan Werle
In this course IM Valeri Lilov shares some of the must-know defensive techniques in a clear and organized matter. IM Lilov goes through many different defense situations and explains how these positions should be handled.
E-DVD The Art of Defense with IM Valeri Lilov
Strategic planning is one of the most important skills a chess player can learn. It is well known that playing with a bad plan, is much better than playing with no plan at all. If you want to succeed at chess it is crucial to start coming up with a good plan. That’s where the problems come for 95% of chess players.
E-DVD Strategic Planning with IM Valeri Lilov
If you were losing games because of tactical oversights this is your instant cure. If tactics isn't your strength... this course can change that. This course is something that CAN and WILL make all the difference in your chess by making you a much stronger tactical player!
E-DVD Tactics Fundamentals with IM Valeri Lilov
International Master Valeri Lilov assumes you know nothing about the game. And I mean NOTHING. He teaches you everything you need to know for becoming a club strength player from ground up in the most efficient way. Indeed, that won’t happen overnight, and you will need to play practice games, do homework and so on. Trust me; this is by far the quickest shortcut you can take to go from absolute zero to club player strength!
E-DVD Comprehensive Beginner's Course: 0-1400 ELO with IM Valeri Lilov
IM Lilov has developed a winning methodology which helped him to reach 2500 FIDE and defeat many strong Grandmasters. The foundation of that methodology is making “good” exchanges. Valeri believes that all exchanges have either short term or long term consequences. And the truth is those consequences may play a decisive role. By learning how to make good exchanges, you almost certainly will have a decisive edge which could be enough to beat most under 2200 level players!
E-DVD Winning Exchanges IM Valeri Lilov
IM Renier Castellanos will teach you everything you need to know about checkmating your opponent’s king from typical positions including fianchetto, opposite side castling, same side castling, attacking an uncastled king, attacking a king in the center and much more. It took IM Castellanos years to structure those things. Previously, he was only sharing his secrets with a select few of his students (many of which became very strong players themselves). Now, these groundbreaking ideas are available to you!
E-DVD The Art of Checkmate with IM Renier Castellanos
In this 3-hour long video course IM Valeri Lilov will teach you the fundamentals of middlegame understanding that every under 2200-rated player should know. IM Lilov will thoroughly go over the most common middlegame positions and will demonstrate the most typical ideas and plans used by strong chess players around the globe.
E-DVD Grandmaster Level Middlegame Understanding with IM Valeri Lilov
In this almost 4 hour long video course GM Tiberiu Georgescu shares many of his secrets on psychological preparation while covering the most important aspects of the chess psychology.
E-DVD Grandmaster Level Psychology with GM Tiberiu Georgescu
In this 3 hour course, a closed positions expert GM Mikalevski teaches you all the winning strategies, plans and ideasyou’d ever need to know to neverstruggle with a closed position again. Not all of those are his own. Some are borrowed from very strong players like Magnus Carlsen, Vladimir Kramnik, and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave. They’ve been tried and tested in the most competitive environment but at the same time are easy-to-understand and easy-to-use. By simply learning this ideology you’ll start making a better judgment, coming up with a good plan and begin making strong moves.
E-DVD Dominating Closed Positions with GM Victor Mikhalevski
In this DVD, GM Ipatov?teaches you how to think?and?how to make right decisions in the endgame. Not only you will learn the right moves, but also you will get a high quality Grandmaster?s explanation of why that is the case. It will help you to?structure your thinking?and you will be able to play not only these but also other similar endgames much more precisely and effectively.
E-DVD Dominate Rook Endgames with GM Alex Ipatov
In this 3 hour video course GM Oleksienko will teach you the secrets of Grandmaster level position understanding. He will show you exactly how Grandmasters’ thought process works in unclear middle game positions, when an important decision needs to be made.
E-DVD Grandmaster Level Positional Understanding with GM Mikhaylo Oleksienko
In this 3 hour long video course, GM Sipke Ernst, a strong attacking player himself, will teach you the art of attacking chess. He goes in great detail analyzing the attacking techniques that players such as Magnus Carlsen, Vishy Anand, Mikhail Tal, Sergey Karjakin, Boris Spassky, and Veselin Topalov have successfully used to win games.
E-DVD The Art Of Attacking Chess with GM Sipke Ernst
Winning with Positional Sacrifice is a comprehensive video course that will tremendously help you at mastering one of the most powerful weapons of modern chess. This chess DVD is presented by Grandmaster Victor Mikhalevski, a very experienced player and renowned chess coach.
E-DVD Winning with Positional Sacrifice by GM Victor Mikhalevski
In this 3 hour video course GM Mikhalevski will show you how the most elite chess players think and play in open positions. GM Mikhalevski will share his expertise by analyzing the games of world’s best players such as Magnus Carlsen, Baadur Jobava, Ian Nepomniachtchi, etc.
E-DVD Dominating Open Positions with GM Victor Mikhalevski
In this video the England’s top grandmaster Daniel Gormally, a calculation expert, shares the insider’s secrets of how one should proceed about calculating variations in the most complicated positions that often arise over-the-board. GM Gormally breaks down the entire calculation process into few simple bites that virtually anyone can understand and master.
E-DVD Grandmaster Level Calculation with GM Daniel Gormally
Have you ever seen a professional chess player analyzing the game? Sometimes they stop and think for 20-30 minutes or even longer before making an important decision. What’s going on in their head at that time? You’d be probably surprised to know that most of the time is spend on evaluating different positions, selecting and picking the best possible continuation leading to the most favorable game.
E-DVD Grandmaster Level Evaluation of Positions with GM Misa Pap
IM Lilov understands the tremendous importance of the counter-attack. He compiled over a decade of experience into an easy-to-follow, yet very comprehensive 3-hour course revealing how to use this powerful weapon to maximize your results. By using IM Lilov’s approach you will be able to turn some of the “bad”, “unsound”, “passive” and even “losing” positions into draws and wins.
E-DVD Winning with Counter-Attack with IM Valeri Lilov
In this 3 hour course, IM Lilov goes into a great depth studying Fischer’s winning ideology. Valeri deciphers “The System” so that any club player could partially duplicate Fischer’s opening success. You don’t need to play perfect openings to win games. You don’t even need to know tons of theory to be a “good” opening player. All you need is a basic understanding of fundamental principles and strategies, paired with evaluation skills. That’s exactly what you are going to get from this brand new course – Fischer’s Opening System.
E-DVD Bobby Fischer's Opening System with IM Valeri Lilov
We understand that you don’t have months to study positional nuances and wait for more months before you can apply the knowledge to see the results. This course is not magic; it is a highly structured training covering 15 most important positional elements that every chess player must know. You won’t wake up a positional expert overnight, but thanks to IM Castellanos’ decade of experience, you will get an unparalleled edge against your competition.
E-DVD Comprehensive Positional Course for Club Players with IM Renier Castellanos
This 6-hour course arms you with a dynamic, yet sound repertoire for Black against 1.d4. This opening is meant to be played sharply and for the initiative, but I do not recommend unsound sacrifices or speculative continuations.
E-DVD The Blumenfeld Gambit with IM William Paschall
Attacking Masterclass with IM Mat Kolosowski gives you a clear blueprint for achieving a favorable position and turning it into the "win". IM Kolosowski combines two decades of his own experience with the ideas of the top players from the past and presents delivering the most complete, up to date "college level" course on Attacking Chess.
E-DVD The Attacking Masterclass with IM Mat Kolosowski
GM Kuljasevic shares his own endgame philosophy [aka master-plan] that helped him and many dozens of his students to win hundreds if not thousands of endgames. If you master the endgame strategies you will get a strong competitive edge. Even if it was your weakness before, you will turn it into your strength and help winning many games and gaining rating points.
E-DVD Winning Endgame Strategies with GM Davorin Kuljasevic
In this 8-hour, “university level” course IM Ostrovskiy starts out with the fundamentals of Minor Piece Endgames. He then proceeds to arm you with all the necessary tools and weapons to play these endgames like a Master.
E-DVD Minor Piece Endgame Mastery with IM Andrey Ostrovskiy
IM Ostrovskiy shares over a decade of his experience as a player and coach and gives you all the necessary tools to get a serious edge over your competition in those positions.
E-DVD Minor Piece Endgame Mastery II with IM Andrey Ostrovskiy
IM Mat Kolosowski has developed a practical system for training ANYONE to recognize and take advantage of all typical pawn structures. After finishing this course you will have a clear-and-precise mind map for all 5 most common pawn structures.
E-DVD Pawn Structure Mastery with IM Mat Kolosowski
In this course, GM Davorin Kuljasevic shares the secrets of Grandmaster Thinking and reveals the exact step-by-step blueprint for making good moves quickly and nearly effortlessly! Wouldn't it feel great to finally experience the success first hand and watch your opponents slowly but surely struggle to save the position… a game-after-game? A tournament after tournament?
E-DVD Grandmaster's Thinking with GM Davorin Kuljasevic
A world's renowned chess expert, GM Bryan Smith compiled over a decade of his experience as a player and coach creating a "university level" course on chess strategy. Instead of focusing on typical things that don’t work for a least 80% of club players, GM Smith gives you the exact tools and techniques that are proven to work for himself and many dozens of his private students.
E-DVD Chess Strategy Mastery with GM Bryan Smith
In this 6-hour course, IM Lilov gives you the quickest shortcut to mastering the Reti System making sure you get the initiative early on and punish your opponent for each and every inaccuracy.
E-DVD Reti: The System for White with IM Valeri Lilov
This course has a very different perspective on improving your tactics. Instead of taking a usual route of solving 1000s of tactical problems, you'll learn tactics from a more comprehensive angle combining it with strategical motifs. That’s a far more efficient way of studying tactics, because in the actual games tactics and strategy are always interconnected, following one another.
E-DVD Tactical Mastery with GM Davorin Kuljasevic
In this brand new 6-hour course, IM Lilov provides you with the most essential opening resources. The course is structured in such a way that you get 3 types of repertoires for both colors: 'tournament', 'basic' and 'sparring'. The tournament repertoire maximizes your victory chances and should be used for competition.
E-DVD Openings Course for Beginners with IM Valeri Lilov
In this brand new 6-hour course, IM Valeri Lilov teaches you the 47 most important endgames that anyone from an amateur to Grandmaster must know. Valeri reveals his groundbreaking methodology which allows playing endings precisely and with almost zero memorization. It is based on pattern recognition and general understanding of endgame principles. It is a very powerful weapon, yet simple enough that any club player can quickly grasp it.
E-DVD Practical Endgames For Club Players with IM Valeri Lilov
In this new course IM Renier Castellanos is sharing his signature techniques of successfully playing against those significantly stronger opponents. By using this methodology, IM Castellanos was able to beat 2600+ players, being only 2400.
E-DVD Beating Stronger Opponents with IM Renier Castellanos
In this 3+ hour course, IM Andrey Ostrovskiy shares his exact methodology and calculation blueprint that took him over 16 years to develop and polish. IM Ostrovskiy’s ideas were successfully applied by his private students, resulting in many won tournaments and obtained titles.
E-DVD Art of Calculation with IM Andrey Ostrovskiy