Important Principles in Chess - Chess Lecture - Volume 156 - DIGITAL DOWNLOAD

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Content: 1.5 hours of instruction and analysis in a series of 5 lectures PGN included

Discover the importance of doubled pawns, how to exploit your opponents weak squares, coordination between pieces, generating opening plans and gambits.

Members of ChessLecture rated this series a 4.3 out of 5.

Members of ChessLecture said: Outstanding lecture. FM Lilov gives some excellent advice on how to create and take advantage of weak squares in the opponent's position. I found it very interesting that GM Botvinik gave up his strong Bishop so quickly in anticipation of using the c6 square as an outpost for his Knight. I also found GM Lilov's advice for creating weak squares via piece play to be very illuminating. Thanks again!

IM Valeri Lilov is a young chess talent from the small European country of Bulgaria. He currently resides in Varna, Bulgaria and works hard in the field of practical chess and chess pedagogy. In 2000 in Moscow, Russia, he became the European Individual School Chess Champion U10 with the record result of 6,5 out of 7. In 2005 he made a record in the history of Bulgarian chess by achieving 32 wins in a row from national championships, which included two magnificent victories in simuls against the top Bulgarian grandmasters - Veselin Topalov and Kiril Georgiev. In 2008 he became a FIDE master and also achieved two IM norms as well as a new highest ELO rating of 2443! In 2012 he became an International Master.