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Season 1

17 episodes

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IM Lawrence Trent shares some memorable advice that has been imparted to him from his GM friends, plus gives an update on his GM title chase and his rivalry with IM Greg Shahade. Ben Johnson https://twitter.com/Bennyficial1 Lawrence Trent https://twitter.com/LawrenceTrentIM Greg Shahade https://twitter.com/GregShahade/status/1430546789065658377 If you want to build your repertoire visit: www.chessable.com/free for hundreds of free starter repertoires

07/10/2021

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WIM Jesse February shares some great advice on how to analyze games, prepare and manage your energy during a tournament. Make sure to drop Jesse a follow on Twitch and keep in touch via her socials: Twitch – https://www.twitch.tv/jesse_feb Twitter – https://twitter.com/jesse_feb?lang=en Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/jesse_feb/?hl=en

02/10/2021

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IM Yuriy Krykun shares some tips for choosing and working with a chess coach. Check out Yuriy’s Chessable courses here: https://www.chessable.com/author/YuriyKrykun/

24/09/2021

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The 8 time Russian Champion, commentator and Chessable Author, GM Peter Svidler joins the show! Check out Peter’s Chessable Course here- https://www.chessable.com/lifetime-repertoires-peter-svidlers-grunfeld-part-1/course/63116/ Follow Peter on Twitter here- https://twitter.com/polborta?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor Follow Ben on Twitter here- Peter’s US Chess School Lecture is Here-

16/09/2021

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Check out Alex Belsky’s Award Winning Course, The Best Chess Moves of All Time here: https://www.chessable.com/the-best-chess-moves-of-all-time/course/80952/ Free preview of the course here: https://www.chessable.com/some-of-the-best-chess-moves-of-all-time/course/86225/

10/09/2021

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This week’s guest is Dr. Benjamin Portheault . Benji is a data scientist and performance coach who has worked with Super GMs to help them improve their performances. Benji shares some tips for ways we can improve our own games through better lifestyle and preparation habits. Follow Benji on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/benjiportheault?lang=en

07/09/2021

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Christophe Thiéry is a programmer by day, and a chess loving Chessable Legend by night! Tune in to find out what he has learned from achieving a 2000 day Chessable streak! You can see Christoph’s stalemate trick on move 53 of this game. Here is the link to the variation where he learned the pattern: https://www.chessable.com/variation/353838/ it is from a famous Smyslov-Bernstein game.

27/08/2021

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Popular Chessable Author and Opening Expert, IM Christof Sielecki provides some tips about how to choose an opening repertoire. Ben Johnson https://twitter.com/Bennyficial1 Christof Sielecki – https://twitter.com/chessexplained?lang=en If you want to build your repertoire visit: www.chessable.com/free for hundreds of free starter repertoires

29/07/2021

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Popular YouTube presenter and attacker extraordinaire, GM Simon Williams shares some tips about when to attack and when not to attack in a game. Ben Johnson https://twitter.com/Bennyficial1 Simon Williams https://twitter.com/ginger_gm?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor If you want to build your repertoire visit: www.chessable.com/free for hundreds of free starter repertoires

22/07/2021

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This week on How to Chess, we are joined by software startup executive and Adult Improver Extraordinaire, Neal Bruce. With so many chess enthusiasts trying out or returning to competitive tournament chess, it is great to get some advice from about things to keep in mind when competing in a chess tournament. Chess tournaments are a unique world, with their own set of written and unwritten rules, so it was great to get the insights of someone who played his first chess tournament at age 40!

08/07/2021