"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 29, 2016 The Polgar Method

thumb22GM Polgar has had phenomenal success at chess training, both as a former prodigy and as the award-winning coach. The proof of her method’s effectiveness can be seen in the records she set (including former World Champion and the first woman to become a full GM) and the achievements of her students. Read more ...

Jul 23, 2016 Secrets of Grandmaster Chess

thumb22What is it that allows Grandmasters to outplay untitled players with ease? What secrets do they know that others don’t? Learn some of these and more in a 1 hour lecture; free for all my followers. By examining how a GM loses to a stronger GM we get to see the finer aspects of chess mastery. Read more ...

Jul 14, 2016 How to Become a Candidate Master

thumb22Too many talented players get stuck at club level, prevented from reaching their potential by a lack of direction and the right kind of chess training. To take that extra step requires just a few small improvements but not just in one area but every part of your game. Read more ...

Jul 8, 2016 Get Better at Chess the Right Way!

thumb22The biggest problem facing improving players today is the lack of proper guidance early on. Most players pick up chess knowledge in a haphazard way, which slows their progress later on. Thankfully there’s a way to pick up the habits that will help you get better at chess now and in the long-term future. Read more ...

Jun 30, 2016 Master the Art of Defense

thumb22Ever had a game where you faced an attack you knew wasn’t sound but somehow you couldn’t wriggle out of it? You’re not alone. The art of defense in chess is one of the least studied skills. Pretty strange when it will when you as many points as learning how to attack. Read more ...