Practical Tips
June 11, 2016
COMMENTS 9

How to beat a weaker opponent?

People often ask me psychological questions related to chess (not surprising since I’m also a psychologist :) ). One of the more popular questions is about the CORRECT attitude (or mental approach) when facing a WEAKER opponent over the board. That’s what we will discuss primarily along with some practical tips and recommendations regarding it. (more…)

  • Grand Master Igor Smirnov, Chess Coach, Author and Publisher.
  • Category: Learn
    February 16, 2016
    COMMENTS 19

    Bobby Fischer’s greatest chess game – game of the century

    Today, we’ll have a look at the greatest chess game played by Bobby Fischer – the game that is also well-known as “The game of the century”. This game was played by Fischer when he was only 13-years-old and is considered as his most famous chess game! (more…)

  • Grand Master Igor Smirnov, Chess Coach, Author and Publisher.
  • February 8, 2016
    COMMENTS 9

    Chess, Life and Happiness – Summary

    About two months ago, we published an article prepared by an RCA student, Luca Valsecchi, and it was called “Chess, Life and Happiness”. If you missed this article, I’d definitely recommend you to read it – you will enjoy the well-thought-out ideas about the interconnection of chess and life. (more…)

  • Grand Master Igor Smirnov, Chess Coach, Author and Publisher.
  • January 7, 2016
    COMMENTS 1

    Useful story of an RCA student – Part-2

    A few days ago, I shared with you the story of my friend and student, Ram S. Krishnan. If you missed it, you can read it here. It’s not the end of the story though. We need to approach the ‘happy end’ and draw some useful conclusions from it. Then you’ll be able to apply it in your chess battles. (more…)

  • Grand Master Igor Smirnov, Chess Coach, Author and Publisher.
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