Master Method Series #03
The Le Quang Liem Method: Understanding Chess Pawn Structures
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.
About the Author:
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.
Is this course for me?
If you’d like to take your chess to the next level with superb chess course from a super GM, then this is exactly right for you.
GM Le Quang Liem starts each chapter by examining the skeleton structure, explaining where the opportunities and threats lie and which plans to accompany each.
Then he shows how these plans work out in practice with analysis of multiple games featuring the world’s best players. The balancing of White wins and Black wins gives the complete picture and reinforces the memory of how to punish any mistakes.
The beauty of this course is it’s not restricted to just one opening or from just one side’s perspective. What you learn here can be applied in multiple situations and gives you the freedom and flexibility to transpose into a position you enjoy.
Here are some of the things you’ll learn:
- The secret to winning with the Minority Attack – see how GM Le Quang used this method to destroy his 2650 rated opponent.
- How to push those Queen’s Gambit players off the board with a central avalanche of pawns! Liem dissects Wesley So’s cunning strategy in chapter 2.
- How to break free from one of the most suffocating structures in chess: the infamous Maroczy Bind. GM Le Quang lays out a 3 point plan for blowing open the position and starting a lightning-quick King hunt
- The deep Sicilian strategy Kasparov exploited to crush Karpov in one of the most brilliant games of the World Championship. Use this any time White starts a Kingside pawn storm!
Now you’ll know the very strongest ideas in the most positions you’re most likely to encounter over the board, giving you an insane advantage over your rivals!
Armed with the Liem Le Quang Method, you’ll be ready to outplay even the strongest players in the structures you’re most likely to find yourself in.
Enjoy this awesome course!