Planning in Various Stages of a Chess Game

Planning Ahead in Chess

Today I’d like to present to you an article from our guest coach IM Larry Evans. IM Evans founded Mountain Lake Chess Camp  in 1992 to …

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Greatest King Walk in Chess by Nigel Short!

The Greatest King Walk in Chess by Nigel Short!

A king walk in chess, also known as a king march, is when the king travels up around the board, especially with the idea of …

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Does Castling Really Make Your King Safe

Does Castling Really Make Your King Safe?

I’m sure you’re aware that castling your king is a very important part of the opening strategy, since it moves your king away from the …

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How to Complicate a Position and Win

How to Complicate a Position and Win?

The FIDE World Cup 2017 in Tbilisi featured 128 players in a series of knockout matches. Levon Aronian won the tournament, defeating Ding Liren in …

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Queen Maneuvers in Chess

Queen Maneuvers in Chess

What is a Queen Maneuver? A Queen Maneuver is the idea where the queen makes a series of moves, traveling from one position to another, …

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How to Defend like Paolo Maldini in chess

How to Defend like Paolo Maldini

Paolo Cesare Maldini is an Italian former professional footballer who played as a left-back and central defender for A.C. Milan and the Italian national team. …

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Kasparov defeated 13-Year-old Carlsen in Rapid Chess Game!

Kasparov defeated 13-Year-old Carlsen in Rapid Chess Game!

First, I’d like to remind you of the special 30% discount we’re providing you with on all RCA courses in honor of our YouTube Channel …

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Mikhail Tal's Fantastic Victory against the 16-Year-old Bobby Fischer!

Mikhail Tal’s Fantastic Victory against the 16-Year-old Bobby Fischer!

First, I’d like to share with you something really cool – the RCA YouTube Channel has achieved a milestone of 30K subscribers! I’d like to …

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The Best Chess Strategy (Simple and Powerful)

The Best Chess Strategy (Simple and Powerful)

Let me start this article with a question: What is the best chess strategy? Reading this, several important chess rules and principles would probably be …

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Mikhail Botvinnik’s Winning Method

Mikhail Botvinnik’s Winning Method

Mikhail Botvinnik was the World Champion for about 13 long years. Improve your chess learning with Mikhail Botvinnik’s winning method. In this lesson, you’ll learn …

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Pawn Breaks

Pawn Breaks

Pawn breaks are an essential part of chess strategy that separates beginners from advanced players. In this article, you will learn why in some games …

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How to Use Your Rooks effectively

How to Use Your Rooks effectively?

How to use your rooks effectively? This is a question that normally confuses beginners.  The most commonly misunderstood piece in chess is the rook. Many …

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Magnus Carlsen wins with the London System

Magnus Carlsen wins with the London System

In this lesson, you will see one instructive game of the World Champion Magnus Carlsen with the very popular London System.  The London System is …

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