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Mikhail's Tal Magic revealed

GM Igor Smirnov, Mato Jelic

11 Video Lessons

4:45 Hours

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9 Tasks and 59+ games

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Why this course was created?

“Mikhail Tal’s magic revealed” is an essential course for all player levels. It will help you to understand the secrets behind Tal’s style. After the study of this course you will be able to copy some of his winning techniques into your games, so you can play like a strong player!

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Learn the art of Attack from Mikhail Tal

The only way to win a game of chess is to attack. And if you want to learn from the best, then definitely you need to master the art of attack using the games of Mikhail Tal, who was the 8th World Chess Champion and the greatest attacking player of all times.

What will you learn from this course?

In this course, you will not only learn exactly how you can follow the same techniques to develop crushing attacks in your own games, but also you’ll be able to enjoy the spectacular style of Tal’s games. 

Unlike modern professionals who are very cautious and, often times, end their games in a draw, Mikhail Tal never hesitated to complicate the position, take on the challenge, play risky moves and make it as spectacular as you can only hope for.

Key topics covered in this course

  • Lesson 1 – The Attacker’s Mindset

  • Lesson 2 – Three Steps to Victory

  • Lesson 3 – The Secrets of Tal’s Magic

  • Lesson 4 – Attack

  • Lesson 5 – Defense

  • Lesson 6 – Double Pin 

  • Lesson 7 – Endgames

  • Lesson 8 – Killing Blow

  • Lesson 9 – Open Lines

  • Lesson 10 – Over Push

  • Lesson 11 – Sacrifice

  • Lesson 12 – Complicate the Position

  • Lesson 13 – Tactics

  • Lesson 14 – Bonus

Powerful Practical tasks

It is necessary to put the received knowledge into practice. There are 9 practical tasks (59+ games) in this course which will help you to understand and remember the ideas of the course better.

The training program has a detailed explanation on what and exactly how you should do the practical tasks.

Practical tasks contain interactive video lessons prepared by our Academy Manager (Angelos Kesaris) in addition to the games.

Learn anywhere, anytime and on any device

The course can be accessed in ANY device (even in non-windows device).

We’re providing you with the course in e-book format (PDF) and you can study the video lessons separately as well.

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About the author

Igor Smirnov

Igor Smirnov is a chess Grandmaster, Chess 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 chess results.

GM Smirnov has developed lots of chess video lessons, articles, webinars and training courses, including the famous courses “The Grandmaster’s Secrets”, “The Grandmaster’s Positional Understanding”, and “Calculate Till Mate”.

Mato Jelic

Mato is a professional chess coach and author of two chess books. He helped many students to improve their rating with his remarkable way of teaching.

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