ChessBee Masters Podcast – Video series

Ask Me Anything (AMA) with GM Igor Smirnov

GM Igor Smirnov, a chess prodigy, started playing chess at the age of 8 and become an International Master at his 13. He is well known for his unique teaching method which helped thousands of students to improve their ratings.

In this video podcast series, GM Smirnov will answer your questions and guide you in the path of success.



GM Igor Smirnov

Igor Smirnov is a chess Grandmaster, coach, and holder of a Master’s degree in psychology. He’s the founder of the “Remote Chess Academy” company that has helped thousands of students worldwide to improve their results. GM Smirnov has developed lots of chess video lessons, articles, webinars and training courses.

Course Curriculum

Day 1
Q1. How to spot mistakes in opponent’s move? 00:06:00
Q2. Middlegame Checklist for amateur player 00:05:00
Q3. Who are great players amateur should learn from? 00:02:00
Q4. How to prepare for the tournaments? 00:03:00
Day 2
Q1. Which stage of the a game should you focus on? 00:03:00
Q2. How to play in a closed position? 00:04:00
Q3. How to study chess properly? 00:07:00
Q4. How to evaluate a sacrifice move? 00:04:00
Day 3
Q1. What is the most dynamic and best defense against d4 opening 00:03:00
Q2. How to detect whether you are positional or tactical player 00:03:00
Q3. How to calculate variations 00:05:00
Day 4
Q1. The Benko Gambit 00:04:00
Q2. How to play in tournaments? 00:06:00
Q3. Learning Chess as an adult 00:06:00
Q4. How to dominate in the Middlegame 00:06:00

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  1. Repetition...


    Very nice .. I wish to repeat that from time to time … Thank you very much,,,

  2. AME


    Nice & useful for new players.

  3. Amazing!


    Very helpful for beginners, thank you so much.


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