"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 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 ...

May 20, 2014 A Lesson on Typical Mistakes

thumb22Hi everyone! Today, I want to discuss a key topic that interests many chess players from beginner to master: How to avoid the typical mistakes? This is a truly important theme because during our games, we often make some really bad positional mistakes and we don’t even know they happened. Read more ...

May 11, 2014 Positional Chess – Transformation

thumb22In today's post, I want to present you a lecture on a very relevant topic. Transformation in regard to advantages. A small to a large, to a winning advantage it becomes clear that evaluating positions correctly is essential, but once understood, makes a player very good at understanding chess. Read more ...

Apr 30, 2014 Attacking a Long Castled King

thumb22Today, I would like to share with you a very instructive lecture from my one of my latest ChessBase training DVD on how to attack against a long castled king. In my previous post, I have outlined the key ideas a chess player should keep in mind when the opponent’s king is exposed in the middle or castled short. Read more ...