"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.

Mar 2, 2018 Punishing Bad Chess Openings

thumb22Every player has played a bad chess opening at some point in their chess careers, but usually that’s because we make mistakes or we got caught out by a strange move from the opponent. Either because we don't know that particular line or because we are unsure of the correct plan to continue. Read more ...

Feb 10, 2018 Bobby Fischer's Deadly System: The KIA!

thumb22Chess openings that are based on particular formations (such as the London System and Colle) are often viewed as less sharp, leading to a level game that makes it harder for White to win. But there is one system that blows that idea out of the water. Read more ...

Feb 3, 2018 Magnus Carlsen: Why is he the best?

thumb22The world has been wowed by chess genius Magnus Carlsen for over a decade now, as he continues to smash all-time records – most recently with his exciting sixth win at the Tata Steel Masters in Wijk aan Zee and his amazing World Blitz Championship victory in Riyadh. Read more ...

Jan 27, 2018 Tactics to Trap an Uncastled King

thumb22In chess, as in warfare, how quickly you mobilize your forces can be the deciding factor between a blitzkrieg victory and a humiliating surrender. To trap the uncastled king requires attacking verve, a sense of urgency and a fine grasp of tactics – all qualities that I am going to explain step-by-step in this week’s webinar. Read more ...

Jan 20, 2018 Master of Chess Sacrifices

thumb22The art of sacrifice is one of the most beautiful and admired skills, yet one of the hardest to master. We marvel at the calculation skills of a Kasparov or Tal, yet quite often we fail in our own games due to faulty assessment of the conditions required for a successful attack, or simply through basic analytical errors. Read more ...