Free Webinar: Secrets of Positional Chess
Some people think that positional chess is just the slow maneuvering of the pieces, waiting for something to happen. Not the case! While there are many possible definitions, positional chess can be thought of as the art of improving your pieces, something every player should be focusing on.
If tactics help you finish a game off, positional play gets you the winning position in the first place!
Click here at noon EST on Saturday to join the webinar – it’s free! (You might want to bookmark the link and set a reminder).
This webinar will reveal some of the must-know positional ideas from some of the greatest players in history.
Here’s what you can expect to see:
- How to use Petrosian’s trademark exchange sacrifice to crash through on your opponent’s weak color complex. If you’re not using this at least once every 5 games, you’re missing a big opportunity!
- How Taimanov punished his opponent with direct play and strong piece placement. If you’ve ever been frustrated by your opponent sitting back and shuffling pieces, check this out!
- Bobby Fischer’s brilliantly instructive game against Spassky where he allows his pawn structure to be compromised in return for locking away Boris’ bishop. The result: a stunning 27 move win.
- Piece play in the Sicilian. Positional maestro Karpov sac’s a pawn to open lines and over-run his rival.
If you want to pick up some great tips for getting superior positions, make sure you join Valeri Lilov for this webinar.
If you’re serious about getting better at chess but don’t have much time to spend on study, our weekly webinars will give you the best return for your time. Real insights, real improvement, every week. And they’re free!