Chess in Schools

Live sessions, video on demand courses from top coaches, including the Chess Dream Room - a structured course designed in collaboration with GM R.B. Ramesh, coach and mentor of GM Praggnandaa and many other chess prodigies.

What is included:
1.  5 Neo licenses (for a year)
2. Ability to rotate licenses  (fair use)
3. Certificate of Completion for students who pass the post-course test

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Our chess in school courses

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Dream Room

40+ hours of cinematically recorded, comprehensive bestselling content,  suitable for absolute beginner just learning the rules to advanced player looking to hone their skill further.

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Dream Room Episodes

Knight vs Bishop: Part 1 (Flohr)
25.16

Knight vs Bishop: Part 1 (Flohr)

R B Ramesh
R B Ramesh

Flohr vs Capablanca, Knight vs Bishop!

Episode:
111
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Playing with the Isolated Queen Pawn
7.41

Playing with the Isolated Queen Pawn

R B Ramesh
R B Ramesh

Polishing your skills with an isolated queen pawn.

Episode:
141
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
The Basic Checkmates
9.34

The Basic Checkmates

R B Ramesh
R B Ramesh

What are the basic checkmates?

Episode:
12
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Tactical Theme Part 2: Skewer
5.30

Tactical Theme Part 2: Skewer

R B Ramesh
R B Ramesh

What are skewers (also known as "x-ray attacks")?

Episode:
22
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Discussion with Celebrated Chess Coaches: Part 1
13.53

Discussion with Celebrated Chess Coaches: Part 1

R B Ramesh
R B Ramesh

Discussions around coaching methods with some celebrated chess coaches.

Episode:
135
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Castling & Illegal Moves
4.48

Castling & Illegal Moves

R B Ramesh
R B Ramesh

How does Castling work? Which moves are deemed illegal.

Episode:
3
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Evaluation of Position
12.49

Evaluation of Position

R B Ramesh
R B Ramesh

Episode:
127
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Rook & Pawn Endings: Part 3
18.51

Rook & Pawn Endings: Part 3

R B Ramesh
R B Ramesh

Strategies for rook and pawn ending (continued...)

Episode:
65
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Maneuvering
22:39

Maneuvering

R B Ramesh
R B Ramesh

Learn about the art of maneuvering in chess.

Episode:
92
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Forcing Moves
11.35

Forcing Moves

R B Ramesh
R B Ramesh

Introduction to forcing moves!

Episode:
16
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Exchanging Pieces
21.16

Exchanging Pieces

R B Ramesh
R B Ramesh

What are the factors to consider before exchanging pieces?

Episode:
105
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Opening Principle: Part 2
11.18

Opening Principle: Part 2

R B Ramesh
R B Ramesh

Opening principles (continued...)

Episode:
37
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Endgame(Rook & Pawn Ending): Part 1
19.53

Endgame(Rook & Pawn Ending): Part 1

R B Ramesh
R B Ramesh

Complex rook and pawn ending analysis.

Episode:
167
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Double Attack & Defence
6.23

Double Attack & Defence

R B Ramesh
R B Ramesh

Introduction to double attack and defence.

Episode:
18
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
First Thing First
8.41

First Thing First

R B Ramesh
R B Ramesh

Getting started!

Episode:
0
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Deconstruction of Puzzles
33.16

Deconstruction of Puzzles

R B Ramesh
R B Ramesh

Deconstructing puzzles with the three musketeers!

Episode:
170
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Active Defence (Advanced)
27.43

Active Defence (Advanced)

R B Ramesh
R B Ramesh

Blindfolded active defence session with young GMs Karthikeyan Murali and Aravindh Chithambaram.

Episode:
153
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Attacking an Uncastled King
16.04

Attacking an Uncastled King

R B Ramesh
R B Ramesh

A castled king is more secure. Learn all about attacking an uncastled king.

Episode:
33
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
King and Pawn Ending (Advanced): Part 1
15.46

King and Pawn Ending (Advanced): Part 1

R B Ramesh
R B Ramesh

Some interesting king and pawn endings with GMs Aravindh Chithambaram and Karthikeyan Murali.

Episode:
150
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Discovered Attack, Check & Double Check
6.14

Discovered Attack, Check & Double Check

R B Ramesh
R B Ramesh

What are discovered attack, discovered check & double check?

Episode:
19
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Introduction to Defence
4.38

Introduction to Defence

R B Ramesh
R B Ramesh

The basics of defence.

Episode:
9
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Thematic Sacrifices Part 4: Bh6
8.51

Thematic Sacrifices Part 4: Bh6

R B Ramesh
R B Ramesh

Thematic Sacrifices (Bh6)

Episode:
32
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
King Activity
12:55

King Activity

R B Ramesh
R B Ramesh

An active king can be a great asset, especially in endgames.

Episode:
75
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Attacking the King (Advanced): Part 1
20.49

Attacking the King (Advanced): Part 1

R B Ramesh
R B Ramesh

Advanced techniques of attacking the king!

Episode:
136
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Prophylaxis (Advanced)
18.51

Prophylaxis (Advanced)

R B Ramesh
R B Ramesh

Practicing prophylaxis with Grandmasters Aravindh Chithambaram and Karthikeyan Murali.

Episode:
149
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Discussions with Mental Trainer & A Chess Champ : Part 3
11:14

Discussions with Mental Trainer & A Chess Champ : Part 3

R B Ramesh
R B Ramesh

Chess champion discusses the psychological issues with a top mental trainer.

Episode:
83
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Positional Play: Part 1
21.09

Positional Play: Part 1

R B Ramesh
R B Ramesh

Difficult decisions during positional play (Ivanchuk vs Nigel Short).

Episode:
129
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Knight vs Bishop: Part 2
27.33

Knight vs Bishop: Part 2

R B Ramesh
R B Ramesh

Torre vs Jakobsen, Good Knight vs Bad Bishop!

Episode:
112
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Gain of Material
6.35

Gain of Material

R B Ramesh
R B Ramesh

What is meant by gain of material in the game of chess?

Episode:
17
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Checkmate & Stalemate
3.59

Checkmate & Stalemate

R B Ramesh
R B Ramesh

What are the different types of "mates"?

Episode:
11
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced

Video on Demand

Professionally edited chess skilling videos from Grandmasters who train the top players in the world.

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Video on Demand Courses

59.10

Mastering Classical Games - Part 1

Farrukh Amonatov

Learning through insights and techniques of the greats

62.55

Decision Making in Rapid & Blitz: Part 1

Alex Yermolinsky

Taking good decisions when time is precious!

64.31

Lessons from Magnus Carlsen - Part 2

Krasimir Rusev

Key learnings from the way Magnus plays

90.57

Petrosian - The Iron Man

R B Ramesh

Chess lessons from the famed defense of "Iron Tigran"

89.11

The Drawback Destruction

R B Ramesh

Every move reveals hidden weaknesses

61.58

How to Play against Accelerated Dragons

Krisztian Szabo

Unleash the power of the Accelerated Dragon - embark on a thrilling journey into the heart of chess warfare!

58.20

Decision Making Techniques in Chess: Part 3

Maxim Turov

Sharpen your strategy and choice-making in chess

86.24

Understanding Weaknesses

R B Ramesh

How to identify and exploit opponent's weaknesses?

60.10

Lessons from Magnus Carlsen - Part 3

Krasimir Rusev

Learnings from the games Magnus plays!

21.28

Rook and Bishop vs Rook Endgame - Part 2

Krisztian Szabo

Rook and bishop versus rook endgame through illustrative games

118.28

The Mastery of Akiba Rubinstein - Part 2

Abhijeet Gupta

Learning chess through illustrative game play of Akiba Rubinstein

61.26

Initiative - GM Thinking (Part 1)

Boris Avrukh

Control the tempo and style of the game!

22.13

Rook and Bishop vs Rook Endgame - Part 3

Krisztian Szabo

Rook and bishop vs rook endgame through games greats played

52.04

Complex Endgames- Rook and Bishop Coordination

Davor Rogic

Rook and Bishop Coordination in a Complex Endgame Situation.

119.08

The Mastery of Akiba Rubinstein - Part 1

Abhijeet Gupta

Learning chess from the games of brilliant Akiba Rubinstein

58.09

Judging Positions On Merit - Part 3

Abhijeet Gupta

How to evaluate positions on their merit

58.46

Complex Endgames- Queen and Rook Coordination

Davor Rogic

Rook and Queen Coordination in a Complex Endgame Situation.

54.51

Understanding Isolated Pawn - Part 2

Konstantin Landa

A pawn without support can be a weakness.

88.56

The Annexation Plan

R B Ramesh

Strategy through examples

59.04

Understanding Prophylaxis - Puzzles

Michal Krasenkow

Puzzles illustrating the art of prophylaxis

66.57

Queens Gambit Accepted - Part 2

Boris Avrukh

Queen's Gambit Accepted, explained (continued...)

58.19

Opposite Color Bishops

Boris Avrukh

Is position everything? Does material advantage count?

61.06

Positional Sacrifices and Tactical Methods

Michal Krasenkow

a masterclass in positional sacrifice and tactical play

53.16

Playing with Bishop Pair

Boris Avrukh

How do we maximise our bishop pair advantage?

53.34

Complex Rook Endgames- King Activity

Davor Rogic

How to activate king to support passed pawns?

54.46

Endgame Technique

Boris Avrukh

Endgame strategies explained.

62.35

Understanding Prophylaxis

Michal Krasenkow

Figure out what your opponent is thinking, and take action

59.35

Decision Making Techniques in Chess: Part 2

Maxim Turov

Hone the craft of strategic choices in chess

57.20

Judging Positions On Merit - Part 2

Abhijeet Gupta

How to evaluate positions on their merit

59.21

Judging Positions On Merit - Part 1

Abhijeet Gupta

How to evaluate positions on their merit

52.52

Playing against Bishop Pair

Boris Avrukh

How best do we counter the bishop pair advantage?

19.58

Rook and Bishop vs Rook Endgame - Part 1

Krisztian Szabo

Rook and bishop versus rook endgame key concepts using illustrative examples

57.44

Positional Sacrifices and Tactical Methods (Puzzles)

Michal Krasenkow

Puzzles in positional sacrifice and tactical play

89.20

The Almighty Pawns

R B Ramesh

Pawn structure shapes chessboard battles, hiding strategic masterstrokes and vulnerabilities

92.56

To Trade Or Not To Trade

R B Ramesh

How to decide whether to exchange or not?

66.15

Queens Gambit Accepted - Part 1

Boris Avrukh

Queen's Gambit Accepted, explained

75.54

Botvinnik: The Chess Engineer

R B Ramesh

Mikhail Botvinnik: World Chess Champion, Electrical Engineer, Computer Pioneer.

92.03

The Unsung Pawns

R B Ramesh

How do we create a good pawn structure?

60.51

Decision Making in Rapid & Blitz: Part 2

Alex Yermolinsky

Making informed choices under time constraints!

53.34

Complex Endgames- Queen Against Rook and a Piece

Davor Rogic

Queen against Rook and a piece in a Complex Endgame Situation.

Live Camps

Live camps from some of the best trainers around. Paid subscribers get access to recordings and session game files (PGN). Check out our upcoming camps, and subscribe to event calendar to receive alerts.

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List of Live Camps

Comprehensive Classical Sicilian for Black
Duration: 12 Hours

Comprehensive Classical Sicilian for Black

Boris Avrukh
Boris Avrukh

We dive into the intricacies of the Sicilian Defense in this comprehensive Live course spread over 12 sessions. This is a unique opportunity to learn from GM Boris Avrukh, an Olympiad gold medalist, former World Junior Champion and analysis partner of World Championship finalists.

Date & Time (IST):
Aug 22, 2023 7:00 PM
Neo in Chess Academy

Neo in Chess Academy

nurtr
nurtr

Live sessions, video on demand courses from top coaches, including the Chess Dream Room - a structured course designed in collaboration with GM R.B. Ramesh, coach and mentor of GM Praggnandaa and many other chess prodigies. What is included: 1. 4 Neo licenses (for a year)‍ 2. Ability to broadcast Live Sessions within Club 3. 10% OFF for club members (10% referral fee for the Club)

Date & Time (IST):
Endgame Techniques
Duration: 6 Hours

Endgame Techniques

Krisztian	Szabo
Krisztian Szabo

The camp encompasses six sessions, each an hour-long, focusing on endgame strategies from basic studies to complex bishop and queen vs. rook scenarios.

Date & Time (IST):
Bootcamp: Mastering Material Imbalance
20 hours

Bootcamp: Mastering Material Imbalance

Boris Avrukh
Boris Avrukh

Master imbalances, unlock chess mastery

Date & Time (IST):

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