"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.

Sep 17, 2016 Secrets of Chess Tactics

thumb22Everyone knows the importance of combinations in chess and training tactics is one of the most popular forms of practice for many. However, spending hours solving puzzle after puzzle isn’t the only way to get better at tactics. There are key methods that make finding combinations much easier. Read more ...

Sep 9, 2016 Romantic Chess – Win with Gambits!

thumb22If you love playing aggressive chess but find it hard to get attacking positions from your current openings, then it’s time to introduce gambits into your repertoire. In my new lecture, I am going to show you how to play some of the scariest-to-face gambits properly, with power and precision. Read more ...

Aug 31, 2016 Middlegame Training

thumb22While the opening and endgame are the easiest subjects to study, we all know it’s in the middlegame that most results are decided. However, with such a huge number of positional and tactical themes, middlegame training can be hard to come by. Listen to my newest lecture to learn some special strategies! Read more ...

Aug 24, 2016 Pawn Structure Explained

thumb22Hi chess friends! Get ready for this week’s training on mastering the pawn structure. It starts on Saturday (08/27) at 12pm EST. I will reveal how your pawns affect every other piece on the board and the typical plans that accompany the different structures to your plans. Read more ...

Aug 18, 2016 From A to Zugzwang

thumb22Dan Heisman is one of the most original and respected chess coaches around today thanks to his teaching of the Dan Heisman thought process – a logical thinking method that helps players calculate more accurately, form winning strategies and avoid blunders. Read more ...