"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.

Nov 20, 2014 Attack with the Sicilian Dragon

thumb22Hello chess friends! I haven’t had much time to post around the World Championship taking place. In fact, it proved to be a fascinating event and I will be making a special post about it next week. Today, I want to share with you an instructive video on one of the most aggressive openings for black. Read more ...

Nov 6, 2014 World Championship Preview - Part II

thumb22The start of the next World Championship match between the reigning champion Magnus Carlsen and his challenger, the top GM and ex-world champion Vishy Anand is starting in 2 days! In this video, I share an intense game that shows Anand’s strength and what type of game he is going to prefer. Read more ...

Oct 31, 2014 World Championship Preview - Part I

thumb22Hello chess friends! Today, I want to share with you the first part of my preview on the upcoming World Championship Match between the Grandmasters, Magnus Carlsen and Vishy Anand that starts on November 8th next month. I believe this year, we are going to witness a real sweat and tears spilled on the board. Read more ...

Oct 27, 2014 New Lectures and Grandmaster Games

thumb22It has been a while since my last post and today I want to share with you a few recent videos with some really interesting games I had the chance to annotate. The first video covers two great games played from the amazing GMs Wesley So and Ray Robson on the Millionaire chess tournament. Read more ...

Oct 13, 2014 Millionaire Chess Open - Part I

thumb22Today, I would like to share with you two very instructive games that were played recently at the start of the Millionaire Chess Open in Las Vegas. The event is monumental and some of the world’s best grandmasters are participating in a race to determine the winner of the biggest open tournament of 2014! Read more ...