"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 20, 2014 The Strongest Attack in Chess

thumb22Have you ever heard about the strongest of all attacks in chess? Yes, there are lots of different kinds of attacks, but which is the one that can make most damage against the opponent? To answer that question, we should study the games of the great masters of attack and find out the principles they use. Read more ...

Sep 10, 2014 Master vs. Beginner Analysis

thumb22Hi! Today, I want to share with you a video I prepared a few years back on a very interesting game played on Chess.com between me and an intermediate chess player. What is so interesting about this game is that it feels very real in terms of problematic situations that many players experience when playing. Read more ...

Sep 2, 2014 Solid Black Openings

thumb22Hello chess friends! Today, I want to share with you my suggestions on two important topics: 1) How to play against 1.d4 and 2) What to do against the deviations (Tromporsky, etc.). My fovouite idea for intermediate players who are looking for an easy-to-learn opening is the Stonewall. Read more ...

Aug 22, 2014 How to Avoid Typical Mistakes

thumb22Hello chess friends! Today, we get to start with an interesting question: How many of you want to avoid the most common mistakes in their games? The answer is simple: Everyone does. The problem is that most chess players tend to do different mistakes that are unique to them. Read more ...

Aug 10, 2014 Openings for the Tactical Player

thumb22Hello chess friends! As a continuation to my latest post, today I would like to share with you some nice videos from a few of my ChessBase training DVDs on how to play attacking openings with white. The key of playing aggressive in the beginning lies within two principles: Develop actively and Gain time. Read more ...