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Peter Zhdanov
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14 October 2021

The Power of Unlearning

One of the best ways to improve in chess is to unlearn what you are doing wrong!
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Peter Zhdanov
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6 October 2021

How to Avoid Getting Caught by Your Opponent’s Opening Preparation

Tired of having opponents prey on you in the opening? Here is our quick-fix guide on how to make life difficult for them over the board! »
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Peter Zhdanov
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8 September 2021

I Study Chess Very Hard. Where is My Progress?

Do you feel like you are not improving as fast as you expect? Let’s discuss what could be the reasons for that!
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Peter Zhdanov
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4 August 2021

Why are Chess Players Obsessed with Openings?

Why are many amateurs dedicating the lion's share of their chess time to studying openings? 
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Peter Zhdanov
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5 May 2021

Chess Openings: Who are Your Role Models?

On his way to the top, Magnus Carlsen’s style was strongly influenced by studying Vladimir Kramnik’s games. 
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Peter Zhdanov
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8 February 2021

♟️🧰 New Lesson // Space advantage

How does one obtain space advantage and use it to cruise to victory? What are the potential pitfalls of getting overzealous when it comes to grabbing space? Let’s find out! 
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Peter Zhdanov
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4 February 2021

♟️🧰 New Lesson // Tata Steel Chess - A Surprise Winner

This year’s edition of Tata Steel Chess was full of surprises, starting from the lineup that was finalized at the very last moment and to the eventual winner. Don’t miss our tournament report! 
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Peter Zhdanov
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2 February 2021

♟️🧰 New Lesson // Queen vs. Two Knights

Somewhat surprisingly, of all the combinations of minor pieces two knights do the best job of fighting off the queen. Let's see how these fierce battles usually proceed! 
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