Mastering Piece Coordination and Planning by IM Valeri Lilov

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Mastering Piece Coordination And Planning By Im Valeri LilovMastering Piece Coordination and Planning in Chess – IM Valeri Lilov

In chess, it is important to place your pieces on active squares, to coordinate them and to find an active plan. In this course, you’ll learn how to play effectively with your pieces.

IM Valeri Lilov teaches you the key principles of piece coordination and activity, as well as some of the most valuable things that people often don’t realize about planning in chess.

You’ll learn to calculate the value of your opponent’s pieces based on their placement and potential. The idea of the opponent’s pieces is very important because you need to understand what they can do in order to combat them!

After watching this course, you’ll be able to find good squares for your pieces, detect the weaknesses in your opponent’s position, understand the game stages better and find the correct area of the board to attack.

About the Author:

IM Valeri Lilov (aka Tiger Lilov), is a professional chess coach and lecturer renowned for his personalized approach to training students and professional players from all over the world.

Lilov was born in 1991 in Varna, Bulgaria. Valeri first learned to play chess at the age of three. Having been an active tournament player all his life, he has won many international open tournaments and championships including the European Individual School Chess Championship U10 (Moscow, 2000) and the Kulaga Memorial International Open (Minsk, 2007).

His achievements to date have earned him the International Master title, and many wins in strong tournaments featuring GMs from around the world.

How is this course going to help me?

Mastering Piece Coordination And Planning By Im Valeri LilovThis course has been designed to help you learn all the main strategic principles of planning in chess. You’ll also be able to put them into practice so that when you start playing your own games, and it’s your move, you’ll know exactly what you should be doing.

The practical part of this course dives into the entertaining and educational games of Garry Kasparov, and you’ll be analyzing his moves.

IM Lilov will be asking your opinion: How would you play in those positions? You will try to guess the moves played by Garry Kasparov, one of the best chess players of all time.

Here’s just some of what you’ll learn:

The Opponent’s Pieces

In this lesson, IM Lilov shows you a really incredible example which illustrates one of the most important principles of planning in chess.

Powerful Practical Tasks

It is necessary to put the received knowledge into practice. There are 8 practical tasks (over 50+ games) in this course which will help you to understand and remember the ideas of the course better.

The training program has a detailed explanation on exactly how you should do the practical tasks.

Carefully read the instructions for the video lessons from the included eBook. They will help you to make your study of these lessons more effective.

Additional information

Running Time

3 hours

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Content Outline

Chapter List:

1. Advanced Pieces
2. Focus on Advances Squares and Pieces
3. Center and Coordination
4. The Opponent’s Pieces
5. Space and Activity
6. Pieces Weaknesses
7. Game Stages
8. Exchanges
9. Maneuvers
10. Power Play
11. Practical Part