"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.

May 22, 2016 Crushing Queen Pawn Openings

thumb22This time I want to show you how to crush all those solid, positional 1.d4 players! If you’re the type of player who likes to get into the fight right away, then it can be frustrating when White is only interested in blocking the position and pushing pieces one square at a time in slow manoeuvres. Read more ...

May 14, 2016 Winning with the Gambits

thumb22Today I want to share with you my latest YouTube lecture I did earlier today! You know Gambits are still the deadliest weapon available to club players so it’s surprising so many copy the quieter openings of the top 10. Thankfully this gives the gambit player an even bigger edge over their unprepared rivals. Read more ...

May 4, 2016 The Secrets Behind the Sicilian Defense

thumb22After last week’s YouTube webinar, I agreed to do another webinar for you guys, this time on understanding the Sicilian Defense. According to Vishy Anand, the Sicilian Defense is one of the two openings, serious chess players must learn if they want to be successful (the other being the Ruy Lopez). Read more ...

Apr 30, 2016 Training & Calculation Secrets

thumb22In my newest lecture, I want to reveal some training secrets and calculation shortcuts that will help you convert good positions into wins and avoid agonizing blunders. You will also pick up a ton of powerful sacrifices and tactical patterns to use in your own games. Read more ...

Mar 17, 2016 How to be Good at Fast Chess

thumb22It has been a while since I posted anything about fast chess. Well, the truth is that I have been swamped with so many things, so I couldn’t even get to play some cool games! Now, I am back again and I will be posting some videos on my personal experience with fast chess and how we can get better at it. Read more ...