Advanced Chess Strategy Mega Bundle (260+ hours)

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Advanced Chess Strategy: 260+ Hours of Premium Lessons!

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To play like a pro, you’ve gotta train like a pro. In this Advanced Chess Strategy Super Mega Bundle (260+ hours of premium content!), you’ll get all the GM coaching you actually need to play much better chess with truly amazing results.

And we are not just saying that.

If you look into this crazy bundle, you’ll see video lessons from worldwide renowned chess coaches such as Sam Shankland, Bryan Smith, Igor Smirnov, GM Liem Le Quang, Danny Gormally, and many more top-tier chess Grandmasters and coaches.

What will you learn in this Advanced Chess Strategy Mega Bundle?

The 40 courses in this Mega Bundle include 260+ hours of video lessons that cover a wide variety of strategic aspects of the game.

You will learn about pawn structures, prophylaxis, middlegame plans, defensive skills, decision making, weaknesses, chess psychology, closed positions, and much more!

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Specifically… You’ll learn how to:

The Gormally Method – Secrets Of The Middlegame

  • King’s men forward march! Conduct computer-like analysis to judge your position and confidently push those g- and h-pawns ahead to derail your opponent, just like Fabiano Caruana did with 18…g5! (diagram) against Zherebukh in US Chess Championship 2018.
  • Queen prowl in the middlegame. Unleash the full power of your queen without falling into sneaky opponent’s traps. Study the classic Janowski vs Rubinstein game (1907) for a smart queen activation technique utilized by the likes of Garry Kasparov, Magnus Carlsen, and Vishy Anand.
  • Building a habit of prophylactic play. You’ll learn how prophylactic thinking works, how the masters use it and how you can use it in your own games. Also, a secret to applying prophylactic thinking in complex positions.

Some of the authors

Sam Shankland is an American Chess Grandmaster and the 2018 US National Chess Champion. He is a mainstay of the US Olympic Team, a two-time Olympiad Gold Medallist (2014 and 2016), a former World U-18 co-champion (2008), Champion of the Strong Capablanca in Memoriam (2018), Continental Champion of the Americas (2018), and the winner of several international events.

He has worked as an analyst for the reigning World Champion, Magnus Carlsen, training with him to prepare for the 2014 and 2016 World Championship matches.

With a peak rating of 2731, he was ranked as high as #24 in the world.

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Sam Shankland Rating Progress Chart.
The Gormally Method – Secrets Of The Middlegame
GM Daniel Gormally

Danny Gormally is an English chess Grandmaster and coach. His peak rating is 2573 Elo, achieved in the January 2006 rating list.

Gormally played for the English national team in the 2005 European Team Chess Championship and 2006 Chess Olympiad.

GM Daniel Gormally’s new Secrets of The Middlegame course reveals best-kept secrets on how to put in your own twist and weave magic in middlegames—in true grandmaster style.

This huge 15-hour Master Method course throws light upon the most vital yet often overlooked issues of middlegame faced by regular chess players.


Alisa Melekhina is a Fide Master and Women’s International Master, her top rating is 2304.

The Melekhina Method – Fm Alisa MelekhinaAlisa is no stranger to having little time to study, with a full time career as a patent attorney in New York, she needs to get the maximum amount of return per hour of study.

She has consistently been ranked among the top ten female chess players in the country and has been a perennial member of the national team.

Alisa won a gold medal representing the United States in the World Team Championships held in Ningbo, China in 2009.

Alisa is also a prolific author. Along with numerous articles, Alisa has contributed videos on chess theory.


Le Quang Liem is a Vietnamese chess grandmaster and also the 2013 World Blitz Chess Champion.

He was the Under-14 World Youth Chess Champion in July 2005. He competed for Vietnam at the Chess Olympiads in 2006, 2008, 2010,2012, 2014 and 2016.

GM Le Quang currently has an Elo rating of 2737 and is ranked #21 among active players in the world. He is currently the number-one ranked player in Vietnam.

Take a look at his astronomic rating progress over the last few years.

The Le Quang Method – Gm Liem Le Quang

Just a fraction of what you’ll get:

Super GM Skill Set – GM Sam Shankland

The Sam Shankland Chess Mastery Collection
Super GM Skill Set – GM Sam Shankland

2700 Club Member Sam Shankland is back!

Sam’s premise is that while knowledge is important and useful, it’s your skills that decide how well you can play the game – a distinction missed by many players.

The SuperGM Skill Set helps you develop your skills to an advanced level by testing your decision-making and evaluation ability as though you were playing against a top GM.

“I don’t believe in passive learning… if you pause your video and think about these positions, you’re definitely going to train your ability to make decisions.”

– GM Sam Shankland, The SuperGM Skill Set.

This course is all about improving your actual skill, making you a better player… instead of just being the same player with slightly more knowledge.

What will I learn?

  • sam shanklandMaking the right decision. Even seemingly small decisions can have a big impact on your game. Take a look at this position. White has just captured a knight on f6 with his Bishop, giving Black three ways to recapture. Which would you choose?
  • Succeed at the higher levels in chess, if you want to succeed, you need to develop your skill set. Memorizing ideas is all well and good, but what really decides games is your ability. As former US Champion Sam Shankland points out, real games require many different skills – it’s not enough to rely on your calculation or positional understanding alone.
  • Develop your skills through training and feedback. You will have to pause the video at critical moments and treat the positions as you would if you were playing an important game. Then comes the feedback, a 2700-rated player pointing out why some ideas work and others don’t – and how you can discern between similar options in your games.

In this 15-hour intensive training, GM Shankland guides you through 34 elite-level games, testing your ability to think, evaluate, and make decisions.

The Gormally Method – Secrets of The Middlegame

The Gormally Method – Secrets Of The Middlegame
The Gormally Method

Are you spending hours studying chess openings? That’s good. Maybe you’re also trying to solve a dozen endgame puzzles every day Even better.

But, let me tell you something crucial. If you have not conquered the chess middlegame yet, you’ll never succeed at the higher levels.

The chess middlegame is where you really show yourself as a chess player to the rest of the world. Here’s where you demonstrate your level of chess strategy mastery.

The chess middlegame is the most complex phase of a chess game, combining tactics and chess strategy, attack and defense, pawn and piece play. There is so much going on that it can easily become overwhelming.

Thankfully, British Grandmaster Danny Gormally is here to explain his unique philosophy on how to win extra points and greatly improve your chess with dominant middlegame play.

GM Daniel Gormally, in his trademark entertaining and informative style, explains how to master both the strategic and psychological problems players face in real games.

The chess middlegame is where you outclass your opponent – not by memorizing lines, but by the depth of your deep chess understanding and first-rate calculation skills.

Naiditsch’s Tournament Preparation Guide – The Naiditsch Method

Naiditschs Tournament Preparation Guide

Join Super GM Arkadij Naiditsch (peak rating 2737) as he takes on 4 of the world’s top 10 players in the Grenke Chess Classic.

In a unique format, GM Naiditsch shares his thoughts, feelings, and plans before and after each round, giving incredible insight into the world of a competitive player.

Learn how a chess pro prepares for specific opponents, how he manages his emotions after good and disappointing results plus get inside a Super GM’s thought process as Arkadij analyzes each of his games right after finishing playing.

Not only that, but GM Naiditsch also analyzes each of the other 3 games played every round, revealing the secrets of elite level chess.

If you want to be a more successful competitive chess player, arm yourself with a pro’s best tips and tricks with Naiditsch’s Tournament Preparation Guide.

Time, Space and Harmony – The Krush Method


Understand the essence of chess with the Krush Method, the 7 hours course from 7 times US Women’s Chess Champion GM Irina Krush.

The true nature of chess isn’t easy to pin down. It’s clearly more than pawn structure, knight outposts, and King safety, important as those elements are. GM Krush identifies the qualities of time, space and harmony as the real deciding factors in the outcome of a game. Mastering each of these is what this course is all about.

Learn how to attack with speed, conquer territory and harmonize your pieces so they strike with maximum effect. Learn the techniques that change a tough position into one where you’re fighting for the win.

Make fast progress by mastering the pillars of chess expertise with the Krush Method.

The Melekhina Method – FM Alisa Melekhina

The Melekhina Method – Fm Alisa Melekhina

In this Master Method series #07, FM Alisa Melekhina will help you cultivate your chess style of play based on fundamentals such as pawn structures, rather than just focusing on opening theory.

Melekhina’s comprehensive course on the practical power play is essential for any tournament players looking to improve their results and reach the next level in their chess career.

Over the course of 15 hours, she equips the audience with the fundamentals of chess understanding, and, more importantly, a clear method of self-improvement.

First, Alisa provides a not-to-be-missed survey of various chess styles, from attacking to positional to universal, helping players to choose the style best suited for their individual play.

Using this as a building block, Alisa goes on to cover the essential pawn structures such as the ones conducive to the attacking f4-f5 break and Caro-Slav structures.

The goal is to arm you with plans you can use when in unfamiliar territory as well as providing guidance on structures you can build an opening repertoire around.

The Paco Vallejo Method – GM Paco Vallejo


Winning at chess takes a lot more than just tactical sharpness and theoretical knowledge.

As well as the pieces on the board, a champion takes into account his emotions, those of his opponent, the clock and the art of practical decision-making.

Should you complicate or play solidly? Play fast or slow? These decisions often prove to be just as important as any brilliant combination that’s found or missed.

In this superb 9 hour course, GM Francisco ‘Paco’ Vallejo Pons reveals the most instructive moments from his games, focusing on the practical decisions that won or lost the game.

Paco is one of the world’s top players with a rating over 2700, is a former World Youth Champion and defeated Veselin Topalov in their 2012 match. In The Paco Vallejo Method, he presents his golden rules of practical chess success, tips that will help any player get the most from their ability.

On top of valuable advice on how to avoid time trouble, eliminate blunders and recognize the critical, game-winning moments, Paco gives superb grandmaster insights into popular openings, strategic decisions and techniques to convert an endgame advantage.

This combination of instructive chess content and self-management – a topic rarely discussed elsewhere – make The Paco Vallejo Method the essential improvement course for anyone who competes, whether for their club or in tournaments.

As well as 9 hours of fantastic video coaching from one of the strongest players in the world, you get practical tests to reinforce the ideas and make them part of your natural play plus a detailed course summary picking out the most important ideas from each chapter for quick reference.

The Le Quang Method – GM Liem Le Quang

The Le Quang Method – Gm Liem Le Quang

GM Le Quang Liem is one of the world’s top 30 players with a Super GM rating of 2718.

When we asked him to create a chess improvement course based on his philosophy, he enthusiastically suggested a masterclass on the most common and instructive chess pawn structures.

The result: the Liem Le Quang Liem Method.

Over the course of 5 hours, GM Liem helps you peer into the soul of chess, revealing how to play his 5 essential chess pawn structures for both sides.

By understanding where to place your pieces and how to conduct the various attacking options available to you, you’ll be able to dominate your games, safe in the knowledge that your plan is backed by a 2700 rated GM.

Play like Bobby Fischer – GM Igor Smirnov

“There are many things you need to learn from Fischer”
Learn from the greatest chess player of all time. Implement Bobby’s crystal clear playing style in your game.

Why we created this course?

Bobby Fischer is an American chess hero. He managed to beat all Soviet elite players and became the eleventh World Chess Champion. Fischer’s style is so clear that anyone can imitate it, even if you are a beginner

Is this course right for me?

This course is for beginners to intermediate students, thus, it is for you and you can you can understand it easily.

Let’s be honest, you and no one else will never play exactly like Fischer. However, we selected the techniques used by Fischer and even if you only use 10% of them you will definitely improve your game.

7 Keys to Victory – GM Igor Smirnov

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GM Igor Smirnov

Why was this course was created?

You can find a lot of different chess rules and instructions on how to play chess, however there only 6 main things which you should do while you play a game of chess.

In this comprehensive chess course, GM Igor Smirnov explains these rules one by one. Similarly, he explains in details one more important thinking rule which will help your game to grow up on the next level! Thus, on Remote Chess Academy, we created this course, called 7 keys to victory.

7 keys to victory can help you improve your game and your thinking process during the game. All the ideas are explained with simple examples to understand then if you are totally beginner.

However, the videos contain games from World Champions, like Kasparov, Kramnik, Tal and other top-rated players, so this course is also suitable for more advanced players.

Your Winning Plan – Middlegame Chess Course

Dominate the Chess Middlegame with GM Igor Smirnov, Chess Strategy

Chess is inherently a strategic game. That’s why strategic skills are the most important thing in chess. They allow you to understand what you should do in any position. Chess players usually call it “a chess understanding”.

In fact, it is not so difficult to study some opening lines or theoretical endgame positions. Players experience the biggest problems in complex middlegame positions when they are not sure what to do.

Please, remember the strong chess players you know. How do they win against weaker players? They create complex strategic positions and gradually outplay their opponents. They use their better chess understanding.

Do you want to reach the HIGHEST chess goals? Do you want to become not just a strong player, but an EXTREMELY strong one? Then use “Your Winning Plan” – the most direct way for a chess success!

Positional Mastery of Magnus Carlsen

Ever played a stronger player and found that, even though you make no tactical mistakes, you keep finding yourself with no good moves?positional mastery

These guys are racking up points – at your expense – thanks to their deeper understanding of positional play.

But now you’re going to turn the tables by learning the positional secrets of Magnus Carlsen!

Supercoach GM Davorin Kuljasevic has put together an extraordinary 8-hour training that explains – in detail – how Carlsen dominates the world’s elite using just 9 positional techniques.

Learn these and you will slice through even your toughest opponents like a hot knife through butter.

Is this course for me?

This is not simply a collection of Carlsen’s best games, nor is it a rehash of the usual positional ideas you’ve heard a million times before.

GM Kuljasevic has spent years studying Carlsen’s games, working out how the highest-rated player of all-time manages to consistently get great positions and convert them to wins – even against 2800 players.

It’s Magnus’ complete mastery of these 9 ideas that allows him to dominate in blitz and rapid play too – he knows exactly what to do with minimum calculation.

Chess Strategy Mastery with GM Bryan Smith

Why to Learn Strategy?

chess strategy course cover bryan smithWhy some club players make quick progress and quickly jump from novice and intermediate to expert and beyond… while many others get stuck at 1400 for decades and barely progress?

Is that because they are:

-Super smart? -Natural-born chess players?
-Geniuses with a sub-160 IQ?
-Training for 80 hours a week?

Nope, not at all.

They simply follow the two-step system: LEARN and APPLY. If you learn the important ideas and apply it in your games, your results will skyrocket.

Those who do it faster than others become Masters and even Grandmasters.

The only missing ingredient is… what to learn?

You can spend months or even years learning things that will not produce any major impact on your game. Those are the things that the “average” players do and get the “average” results.

That’s clearly not what you want.

There is one thing contributing greatly to chess success that majority club players overlook … and that is strategy!

Strategy is a roadmap leading straight to your goal. If you don’t have one, even the fastest car in the world won’t help you at reaching your destination. The lack of chess strategy will prevent you from winning in 90% of the times.

In contrast, understanding and applying chess strategy will help you beating much stronger opponents.

What’s this course is about?

A world’s renowned chess expert, GM Bryan Smith compiled over a decade of his experience as a player and coach creating a “university level” course on chess strategy.

Instead of focusing on typical things that don’t work for a least 80% of club players, GM Smith gives you the exact tools and techniques that are proven to work for himself and many dozens of his private students.

With this course you will experience the smoothest and fastest transformation to a chess champion! Add powerful GM Smith’s strategies into your game, and leave all your chess buddies far behind!

Content Outline

Volumes Included

Super GM Skill Set – GM Sam Shankland
The Gormally Method – Secrets of The Middlegame
Naiditsch’s Tournament Preparation Guide – The Naiditsch Method
Time, Space and Harmony – The Krush Method
The Melekhina Method – FM Alisa Melekhina
The Paco Vallejo Method – GM Paco Vallejo
The Le Quang Method – GM Liem Le Quang
Boleslavsky Pawn Structure – GM Igor Smirnov
Mastering Piece Coordination and Planning by IM Valeri Lilov
Exchange Pieces Like a Pro – IM Asaf Givon & Aggelos Kesaris
Master the Sicilian Pawn Structures – IM Matt Kolosowski
7 Keys to Victory – GM Igor Smirnov
How to beat stronger opponents – Intermediate/Advanced Course
Converting Your Advantage into a Full Point – IM Valeri Lilov
My Thinking System – GM Igor Smirnov
Play like Bobby Fischer – GM Igor Smirnov
Winning The Middlegame – GM Igor Smirnov
Your Winning Plan – Middlegame Chess Course
Magnus Carlsen – The Journey of a World Champion – IM David Miedema
Defending Champion – GM Igor Smirnov & FM Marko Makaj
Pawn Structures Manual with IM Edward Porper
Positional Mastery of Magnus Carlsen with GM Davorin Kuljasevic
Planning Masterclass with IM Mat Kolosowski
Pawn Structures Mastery with IM Mat Kolosowski
Strategy Manual with IM Edward Porper
Improve Your Decision Making with GM Davorin Kuljasevic
Exploiting Weaknesses with IM Edward Porper
Mastering The Center with IM Mat Kolosowski
Prophylaxis Masterclass with IM Valeri Lilov
Middlegame Mastery with GM Davorin Kuljasevic
Chess Strategy Mastery with GM Bryan Smith
Grandmaster’s Thinking with GM Davorin Kuljasevic
Middlegame Masterclass – IM Bill Paschall
Dominating Closed Positions – GM Victor Mikhalevski
Winning Exchanges – IM Valeri Lilov
Grandmaster Level Psychology – GM Tiberiu Georgescu
Grandmaster Level Middlegame Understanding – IM Valeri Lilov
Grandmaster Level Strategic Planning – IM Valeri Lilov
Defense Mastery with IM Mat Kolosowski
The Art of Defense – IM Valeri Lilov