"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.

Feb 10, 2017 How to Win with the London System!

thumb22The London System is a brilliant choice for players without hours of free time to dedicate to opening study each week. It can be played against nearly anything Black comes up with, it’s based entirely on strategic ideas instead of memorization and you can play it either positionally or tactically. Read more ...

Feb 10, 2017 Master Practical Chess

thumb22You’ve meticulously built your opening repertoire, sharpened your tactical blade and absorbed all the positional secrets you can. But if you want to get every last half-point from your games and dominate tournaments time and again, you need to master practical chess! Read more ...

Jan 13, 2017 Secrets of the Isolani

thumb22“He who fears an isolated Queen’s pawn should give up chess” – Siegbert Tarrasch. Don’t give up chess! Instead, master how to play with the isolated Queen’s pawn (aka isolani) and take your game to a whole other level. The answer to the age-old question of “is the isolani a strength or weakness?” is… Read more ...

Dec 31, 2016 The Ideas Behind the Chess Openings!

thumb22No-one likes having to memorize move after move, line after line just to survive in an opening. It’s exhausting, dangerous (it’s easy to mix move orders up) and offers a very poor rate of return in terms of actual chess results. This is why you should concentrate on the key strategic ideas behind an opening first. Read more ...

Dec 24, 2016 Learning From a Chess Prodigy

thumb22The question of how to get better at chess is one well known to any chess player. Now that question has finally been answered in the incredible Naroditsky Method from prodigy and 2646 rated – a course that outlines exactly how to improve your chess tactically, positionally, in the opening and in the endgame. Read more ...