"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.

Jun 23, 2016 Dominate with the Ruy Lopez!

thumb22Get ready to add a powerful opening to your repertoire, win more games and deepen your chess understanding. The Ruy Lopez, also known as the Spanish, is the oldest chess opening! Since 1561 it has been used regularly by every world champion and is often one of the first openings beginners learn. Read more ...

Jun 17, 2016 Positional Chess Mastery

thumb22Good tactical ability will get you far but to reach the heights, a deep understanding of positional chess is essential. Ever played a game where you made no tactical blunders but your opponent's pieces seemed to control the board, you had no good squares to choose from and no weaknesses to attack? Read more ...

Jun 10, 2016 Crush with the King’s Indian Defense

thumb22 Most people prefer to have the White pieces as they feel they can dictate play, start attacks and are more likely to win. However, choose the right openings and you can create sharp, unbalanced positions which give you great chances of winning with Black too. King's Indian is the perfect weapon for that! Read more ...

Jun 2, 2016 Secrets of Attacking Play

thumb22What do masters do when their opponents seem to have everything protected? Is there a way to take advantage of your rival's passive position? There is and you will learn this and much more in my latest YouTube lecture - free and exclusive to all my chess followers. Read more ...

May 28, 2016 Secrets of Chess Legends

thumb22What is it that makes the very best stand out from the plain old “good” Grandmasters? What special powers do the elite players possess that others do not? I am going to show you some of the most breathtaking games played by modern day greats including Topalov, Morozoveich and Garry Kasparov. Read more ...