"Welcome to Tiger Lilov's Chess School!


Wish you could stand a chance against a Chess Expert? ... a FIDE Master?  ... an International Master? If so, you've come to the right place! Visit the Chess Training Page to learn more about my famous personalized chess training program that has helped many achieve what they really wanted in chess!"


Check our new flexible method of teaching that allows each of our students to receive the most important skills they need for the moment to excel in tournaments and casual games, while correctly improving their chess. We believe chess is a good way for anyone to strengthen their character, learn how to make important decisions for limited time, or just have a lot of fun. We welcome you to be our student!

free_training We prepare a free personalized chess training program which serves as the main guide for us on how and what to teach this student at any given point, so that s/he improves visibly and steadily over the course of our training. This personalized training program is based on my student’s chess background, sample games, strengths and weaknesses, as well as style and level of play.


While our students work on their personalized training programs with us, they are entitled and often swarmed with a number of free services and complementary training materials we are always happy to provide for free. When we teach a student that aspires to improve and does so much to achieve their dream of becoming a master, we want to help them get closer to their goal faster.


Becoming a student of Tiger Lilov’s Chess School will bring you:






  • Free Personalized Chess Training Programs for anyone interested in training with us.
  • Free Recent Games Reviews and Analyses via e-mail.
  • Free Complementary Training Materials to each of our regular students depending on their training program needs and objectives.
  • Free 24/7 Online for anyone having questions on their chess training and practice.


Here is only a short list of the most common topics we cover in our lessons:






  • Building (or Improving) a Complete Opening Repertoire for White and Black.
  • Improving Planning and Evaluation Skills for Better Middlegame Play.
  • Understanding Strategy and Developing a Positional "Sense".
  • Improving Tactical Vision and Calculation Ability.
  • Understanding Theoretical and Practical Endgames.

Nov 18, 2017 Evaluate Chess Positions Immediately!

thumb22Do you ever watch live broadcasts or live blitz session? Do you wonder how the GMs evaluate positions in the blink of the eye? They're not magicians with secret powers! They know how to quickly read a position and find the most important factors - the plan flows from there. Read more ...

Nov 4, 2017 Play the Queen’s Gambit Accepted

thumb22d4 players love to put us into a positional bind. The closed positions often lead to slow maneuvers, with White always one step ahead. But what if there was a way to shake your opponent from their comfort zone and force them to play an open position? Well, there is! Play the Queen’s Gambit Accepted! Read more ...

Oct 21, 2017 Dominate the chess opening

thumb22Everyone knows how important the opening is. In fact, all the basic opening principles are well known: 1) Control the center Develop your pieces. 2) Get your king to safety Sounds simple, right? But there’s clearly far more to it than that as chess players from beginner to GM level still suffer from early losses. Read more ...

Oct 14, 2017 The Most Exciting Draw of all Time!

thumb22When many chess fans think of a draw, they often think of a boring, symmetrical game or one of those 8 move “GM draws” when the world’s best just can’t be bothered to play. But, sometimes, a draw is the correct result for a battle brilliantly fought by both sides! Read more ...

Oct 7, 2017 The Power of Candidate Moves!

thumb22Ask most chess players what would help them calculate better and they’ll answer “to be able to visualize more moves ahead”. But great calculation isn’t always about seeing many moves ahead… but seeing the correct one! Once, an old master was asked how far he saw ahead. Read more ...