Pre-registration for my book and the Art of Planning in Chess


To start with, I’ve great news – my upcoming book, A Promoted Pawn: My Chess Journey, will be released within a few days. 🙂

Additionally, pre-registration for the book is now open!

 

Why should you pre-register?

 

By registering for the book now, you will be notified a few hours before the book launch. Hence, you will know about our special offers EARLIER than others. Moreover, you will get your questions (about the book) answered by me.

Note: only the first 50 buyers will have the opportunity to send in their questions; the next 100 buyers will be able to read those (Q&A).

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<<Register for my book now>>

designYou may be wondering how top Grandmasters analyze positions so far ahead. It is really surprising for an average-level player how GMs calculate long variations easily.

 

When I was an International Master (IM), I too experienced similar confusion and wondered about the calculation and planning skills of GMs.

 

Therefore, let me read to you a snippet from the chapter, “The Art of Planning”, in my upcoming book A Promoted Pawn: My Chess Journey. This concerns an important time in my chess development, when I learned the true value of planning.

 

In this lesson, you will see how I analyzed my own game with my coach, GM Vladimir Malaniuk. With great help from my coach, I came to know about the key difference between IMs and GMs when it comes to evaluation and planning.

 

Example

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Black to play

 

Imagine you are playing with White in the above position. Now, I’ve some questions for you:

  • Evaluate the position – is White or Black better, or is it equal?
  • What is the plan for White?
  • What is the plan for Black?

After calculating all possible variations, you can watch the video lesson below:

 

P.S. If you enjoyed this lesson, then you will definitely enjoy studying my whole book. So hurry up, register for my book now and feel ‘special’! 🙂
  • ayush

    this is just awesome and fantastic igor god bless you .dear igor what about dvds of grandmaster alexander ipatov??

  • Islam Casper

    thank you for great effort and help but i can not use it in particular game so i study my plan from middlegame in my opening from games played but i can not use evaluation to create plan

    • Hi there! Sorry, I didn’t fully understand your questions. Could you describe it in more details, please?

      In any case, planning is a skill, and you can learn it. I’m sure you’ll overcome your difficulties. If you describe them more specifically, I’ll be glad to help.

  • ayush

    this is just awesome and fantastic igor god bless you .dear igor what about dvds of grandmaster alexander ipatov??

    • RCA_moderator

      Hi Ayush,
      Igor has a busy schedule but I will help you.

      Thank you for the idea.

      We will check it out.

      Prasaadh
      Student Support Officer

  • Islam Casper

    thank you for great effort and help but i can not use it in particular game so i study my plan from middlegame in my opening from games played but i can not use evaluation to create plan

  • RCA_moderator

    Hi Ayush,
    Igor has a busy schedule but I will help you.

    Thank you for the idea.

    We will check it out.

    Prasaadh
    Student Support Officer

    • ayush

      thanks sir for this reply god bless you.dear igor what about chess prodigy program article which is held by chess.com registration are open from december 2015 till april 2016??in which the world top 50gms are going to take the level of an amateur player to grandmaster level or beyond??

  • Islam Casper

    thanks for your reply , I can evaluation the game but i created plan from games has played i collected before therefore i want to know how can i understand plan behind move from games ( how can i analysis any game and known plans have played from my opening repertoire)

  • Islam Casper

    thanks for your reply , I can evaluation the game but i created plan from games has played i collected before therefore i want to know how can i understand plan behind move from games ( how can i analysis any game and known plans have played from my opening repertoire)

    • An obvious thing, which you probably make already, is to check the games played by strong GMs in your openings. There are a lot of typical plans, you can learn them from the games of experienced players.

      My new book “A Promoted Pawn: My Chess Journey” contains my discoveries about this topic as well. It will be released soon.

      Best of luck in your chess games!

  • An obvious thing, which you probably make already, is to check the games played by strong GMs in your openings. There are a lot of typical plans, you can learn them from the games of experienced players.

    My new book “A Promoted Pawn: My Chess Journey” contains my discoveries about this topic as well. It will be released soon.

    Best of luck in your chess games!

    • ayush

      thanks igor for this response .god bless you

  • Russel Roneldo

    Thanks a lot, this really is a truly awsome article! I need help with this too! I’ve found some decent tutorials on how to fill Boy Scouts Of America 34427 out online here https://goo.gl/z8Kbev


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