"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.

Jul 12, 2014 Learn from My Master

thumb22Hi everyone! With my recent birthday on July 9th, I just turned 23 and it made me think how much my father and mentor has helped me to improve in chess. In fact, it was my dad who has trained me to play since I was three years old and taught me everything I know today. Read more ...

Jul 4, 2014 Mastering the Bullet Chess

thumb22Today, I want to share with you two exciting videos with bullet games I have played online. The game of Bullet (or Super Blitz as some people call it) is playing at 1 or 2 minutes for the whole game. Naturally, playing at such a short time control is quite challenging and intriguing at the same time. Read more ...

Jun 21, 2014 Karpov's Prophylaxis

thumb22What is prophylaxis? In simple terms it is prevention. The idea of chess prophylaxis is to look at your opponents plans before proceeding with your own. To paraphrase Nimzovich, "Do not always be thinking of attack! Moves that safeguard your position are often far more prudent." Read more ...

Jun 10, 2014 Devastating Opening Traps

thumb22In my newest post, I want to present a lecture on opening traps. You know that opening traps can decide the outcome of a game in the first moves! Chess players of all levels are always trying to set traps for their opponents, and if you are not careful you can lose a game very quickly to a sneaky opponent. Read more ...

May 30, 2014 Tremendous Attacks in the Opening!

thumb22In my newest post, I would like to talk about a key question to many chess players: When to attack or not attack in the opening? Below is a lecture from my new ChessLecture.com DVD on attacking chess. The lecture shows how to attack in the opening and take initiative without using a gambit. Read more ...