If you want to take your chess to master level, no matter what your current level is, then this course has what you need. This Chess Strategy Secrest course presents a super collection of high-quality chess videos that will surely enlighten you in learning chess. This exhaustive chess course collection is dedicated to beginner and intermediate chess players and includes 14 individual courses covering openings, middlegame strategy, tactics, and endgames.
GM Damian LemosGM Damian Lemos is a grandmaster from Argentina who has reached a rating of 2559 Elo. Damian Lemos was no stranger to success from an early age, achieving the FIDE Master title at only 14 years old, International Master at 15, and Grandmaster at 18. In his lessons, Damian works closely with students to first identify the flaws and weaknesses in their games so that they can be properly evaluated and corrected. By developing specifically-tailored training regimens for every one of his students, Grandmaster Lemos is able to achieve results that other chess coaches dream of.
GM Mihail MarinMihail Marin is a Romanian Grandmaster who has won three Romanian Championships and has played in the Chess Olympiads ten times, winning a bronze individual medal in 1988. For several years he was editor of the magazine Chess Extrapress.
GM Sam ShanklandGM Sam Shankland is an American Chess Grandmaster and the 2018 US National Chess Champion. He is a mainstay of the US Olympic Team, a two-time Olympiad Gold Medallist (2014 and 2016), a former World U-18 co-champion (2008), and the winner of several international events.
IM Robert RisIM Robert Ris is a Dutch International Master. He has learned how to play chess from his father when he was eight years old, and started playing in SV Amstelveen. In 2002 he started playing for SC Utrecht, and, later, in other clubs. In the same year, he also won the Open Dutch Youth Chess Championship, which he had also won the D category (up to 12 years) in 1999. Ris has been an international chess coach since 2007. He was also part of the selection of Young Orange.
IM Valeri LilovInternational Master Valeri Lilov, better known as Tiger Lilov, is a professional chess coach and lecturer renowned for his personalized approach to training students and professional players from all over the world. Having been an active tournament player all his life, he has won many international open tournaments and championships including the European Individual School Chess Championship U10 (Moscow, 2000) and the Kulaga Memorial International Open (Minsk, 2007).
GM Bryan SmithGM Bryan Smith grew up in Anchorage, Alaska, and currently splits his time between Novi Sad, Serbia and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Some of his accomplishments include first place in the 2008 National Chess Congress, 2009 National Chess Congress, 2010 Philadelphia International, and 2011 Limpedea Cup. He was on the national champion UMBC chess team from 1999 to 2001, and became a GM in 2013. Bryan is the first-ever Grandmaster from Alaska!
GM Marian PetrovGM Marian Petrov is an accomplished professional chess coach, theorist, and Bulgarian champion in 2002 and 2017, as well as the winner of many open tournaments around the world. He is a FIDE trainer and was the coach of the team of Wales at the Olympiad in Baku in 2016. He graduated from the National Sports Academy in Sofia, Bulgaria with a Bachelor’s degree in Chess Pedagogy, a four-year undergraduate program designed to prepare top-level chess trainers.
IM Keaton KiewraIM Keaton Kiewra and is an International Master and professional Chess Instructor, his peak FIDE rating so far is 2454 Elo, and as of August 2018, he also has two out of three Grandmaster norms. IM Kiewra is a very successful coach with students who have won National Scholastic Titles, represented the U.S. at World Youth Championship events, and been consistently ranked towards the top of their age group nationally.
IM Levy RozmanIM Levy Rozman s an American international master, coach, commentator, and superstar streamer. He hosts GothamChess, one of the most popular chess channels on Twitch and YouTube. Rozman is a chess personality and a strong tournament player and has won multiple city and state tournament championships.
IM Nazi PaikidzeNazí Paikidze is a Georgian-American chess player who holds the titles of International Master and Woman Grandmaster (WGM). She has won the US Women’s Chess Championship on two occasions, in 2016 and in 2018. IM Paikidze has had a brilliant chess career. She has won twelve medals at the European Youth Chess Championships, World Youth Chess Championships, and World Junior Chess Championships, including six gold medals, in various age categories. By the age of 16, Paikidze had attained a rating of 2455 Elo and was rated 35th in the world’s top FIDE-rated women list.