Your Winning Plan

Planning is one of the MOST important skills in chess! Learn how to read the chess board and plan like the PROs.

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  • Lessons 10
  • Video 02:14 Hours
  • Skill Level Intermediate to Advanced
  • Languages English
  • Includes

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    The text version of every video lesson (for printing).
    106 special tasks and games for your training

Course Description

Your winning plan offer

“Based on the concept of different types of centers he teaches us where to attack and how (you know: you need to attack to win ) and I find his instruction to be the best that I’ve seen.”

Pawel Panas (Poland)

Chess is inherently a strategic game. That’s why strategic skills are the most important thing in chess. They allow you to understand what you should do in any position. Chess players usually call it “a chess understanding”.
The course “Your Winning Plan” gives you an integrate system of a middlegame planning . Using this unique method you will be able to find the right plan in any position.


What are the requirements?

  • PGN viewer required for the practical part
  • Desire to become a better chess player

What will you get from the chess course?

  • Important generalities about a chess strategy.
  • What exactly is “a chess understanding” and how to develop it?
  • When should you compose a plan?
  • Which plan is the best in most positions?
  • 3 types of situations when you should attack on a side
  • When to move pawns and when to avoid pawn moves?
  • When you should play vigorously and when you should not hurry up?
  • What Grandmasters do, when they can’t find the right plan? (4 concrete ways)

What is the target audience?

  • Intermediate to Advanced level chess players
  • For students who studied lot of chess tutorials but their chess results are unstable


  Video Lectures
Introduction 07:54
Lesson 1: The Best Time For a Planning 09:26
Lesson 2: How to Compose a Winning Plan 20:23
Lesson 4: Specific Rules For an Closed Center 09:59
Lesson 5: Specific Rules For the Static Center 06:27
Lesson 6: Specific Rules For the Pawn Center 10:46
Lesson 7: Specific Rules For the Dynamic Center 07:41
Lesson 8: Two Universal Keys 08:07
Lesson 9: How to Realize Your Winning Plan 14:41
Lesson 10: Grandmaster’s Secrets of Planning 39:15
  Practical Part
Instruction Text
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Task – 10 Practical
Task – 11 Practical
Task – 12 Practical


Igor Smirnov

International Grandmaster, Chess Psychologist and Author

Igor Smirnov is a chess Grandmaster, Chess Coach, and holder of a Master’s degree in Psychology.

He’s the founder of the “Remote Chess Academy” company that has helped thousands of students worldwide to improve their chess results.

GM Smirnov has developed lots of chess video lessons, articles, webinars and training courses, including the famous courses “The Grandmaster’s Secrets”, “The Grandmaster’s Positional Understanding”, and “Calculate Till Mate”.

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