Chess: How to defend in Chess | A complete guide

Chess Defending: Chess grandmaster demystifies chess defending in a clear implementable way you can use in your chess
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The correct thinking method that should be used during games, which will allow you to find the best moves in any position
Stop making blunders
Calculate variations quickly and precisely
Avoid the typical mistakes in chess development, which nearly all chess players make


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Do you want to get the concrete guide on what and how exactly you should train to become a Grandmaster? Do you want to know how Grandmasters think during a game of chess? Do you want to know the secrets of the professional players’ success?

Then you are welcome to the Chess: How to defend in Chess | A complete guide, which will help you to improve your skills at least to the International Master’s level (proven by practice!)

I have created my special system of chess education, based on the psychological principles of effective learning and extensive chess practice.

The course contains not only my experience but also experiences from a lot of my friends: Grandmasters, trainers and other chess players, who helped me perfect the course! Many thanks to you guys! Now the course contains a lot of recommendations, which were taken only from SUCCESSFUL PRACTICE.

Every chess player wants to improve himself and make progress; however, one of the biggest problems is to understand how to do it.

The usual ways of training give very slow progress and even sometimes these are completely ineffective. Finding a GOOD chess coach is also a huge problem. During my chess career as a player and as a coach, I have thought about an effective way of learning all the time.

That’s why I decided to develop a complete chess course, Introducing our top selling chess course “The Grandmaster’s secrets”. With pride I can say that this course will give you only the concrete skills.

  • You will get the detailed program for your independent training, which contains concrete tasks and instructions.

  • You will understand the GM ideas better.

  • You will start calculating variations more quickly and precisely.

  • You will stop making most blunders.

  • You will train the right way of thinking, which will allow you to find the best moves in any position.

  • And the main thing: you will learn to apply this knowledge to practice – so you will really get these practical skill set.

Who this course is for:

  • Beginners to Intermediate level chess players
  • For students who study chess without private coach
  • For students who studied lot of chess tutorials but their chess results are unstable


Chess Grandmaster and coach
Igor Smirnov
  • 4.3 Instructor Rating
  • 2,275 Reviews
  • 63,885 Students
  • 8 Courses

Igor is the founder of the “Remote Chess Academy" company that has helped thousands of students worldwide to improve their chess results.

GM Smirnov has developed lots of chess video lessons, articles, webinars and training courses, including the famous courses “The Grandmaster's Secrets", “The Grandmaster's Positional Understanding", and “Calculate Till Mate".

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