chess principles

Chess Principles

“If you don’t understand how to practice archery in its true sense, then even though you practice very hard, what you acquire is just technique. It won’t help you through…

an example of an analysed game

An Example of an Analysed Game

GM Alex Colovic GM Alex Colovic has been an International Grandmaster since 2013 and a Chess professional and coach for more than 20 years. GM Colovic has taken part in…

opening tendencies

Opening Tendencies

At the beginning of my career, I modelled my repertoire on Bobby Fischer’s. Not too original, I must admit, but I was so in love with his 6-0s, complete domination,…

how will you improve your chess in 2023

How will you improve your chess in 2023?

Well, the holidays have come to an end. It’s time to take on some resolutions to a better version of ourselves this year, perhaps by getting into shape. But how…

being tough

Being Tough

GM Alex Colovic GM Alex Colovic has been an International Grandmaster since 2013 and a Chess professional and coach for more than 20 years. GM Colovic has taken part in…

unsolvable

Unsolvable

GM Alex Colovic GM Alex Colovic has been an International Grandmaster since 2013 and a Chess professional and coach for more than 20 years. GM Colovic has taken part in…

the best move

The Best Move

Garry Kasparov’s return to competition made me think about why he struggled so much. I don’t think the main factors were age, lack of practice or time management, even though…

the move g5 in the sicilian

The move …g5 in the Sicilian

I would like to tell you the story of …g5 happening in one of my games. It’s not a common sight to see this move that early in the Sicilian,…

your own theory

Your Own Theory

Botvinnik used to say that every strong player should have their “own theory.” I read Botvinnik’s advice while I was still very young and this shaped my approach to openings…

mr dodgy raises buried courses from the grave this halloween

Mr. Dodgy Raises Buried Courses from the Grave This Halloween

With his Monster Mystery Bash quickly approaching, all eyes are once again turned to the mysterious Mr. Dodgy. But who is Mr. Dodgy, actually? Famous (infamous?) Twitter personality. Chessable author…