The Secrets of Strong Chess Players

Learn how strong chess players find best moves easily and implement those techniques in your game right after the course
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Learn these powerful techniques to find strong chess moves quickly and implement those in your games.


  • No prerequisite, All chess players are welcome to take this course


In the game of chess, some people play well and others don't. Obviously, there is a difference between strong and not so strong players. The way of thinking differs between those players. Unfortunately, many strong players are unwilling to share their secrets and their way of thinking during the game.

Have you ever wanted to know the secrets of those strong players? Then this course is for you. In this course, GM Igor Smirnov will be discussing the powerful techniques for finding strong chess moves! The course contains various practical and powerful recommendations that every strong chess players hides from you.

At the end of this course, you will be able to understand how chess masters find strong moves during their games and how to implement those in your game.

You will learn more about the following key points:

  • To take is a mistake
  • Offense is the best defense

Who this course is for:

  • 'Secrets of chess players' course is intended to all level of chess players

Course content

2 sections7 lectures1h 0m total length
  • To take is mistake
  • Offense is the best defense
  • Attacking moves
  • Attacking replies


Chess Grandmaster, coach, Master's degree in Psychology.
Igor Smirnov
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Personal development

Holder of a Master's degree in psychology.

Igor is the founder of the KeyToVictory(net) – popular blog about self-improvement. We share ideas, strategies and inspiration in order to turn your dreams into reality.


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".