GM Secrets Revealed!

Webinars for all levels by Grandmaster Pontus Carlsson​

With the Swedish National Team in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

 

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What is on

In 4 webinars per month GM Pontus Carlsson reveals grandmaster secrets that he has picked up through more than 20 years on the international chess scene as player and coach.

How long are the webinars

The webinars are 60 minutes and consists of the GM teaching an actual theme for 45-50 minutes plus 10-15 minutes where the participants can ask their own questions. All webinars will be interactive since the best ways to learn is by beeing engaged.

GM secrets that cannot be found in books will be revealed and the focus will be on answering the questions that club players would like to know in order to improve their game.

Examples of themes that will be covered are:

  • How to get your chesstraining effective
  • How to construct a suitable opening repertoire
  • Why does queen & knight cooperate better than queen & bishop
  • Practical tips for maximizing your results in blitz & rapid
  • How to handle the Hedgehog

It sounds good how does it work

Each member that signs up and pays the membership fee gets a personal invitation to the webinars. If a member can not attend the webinar than it will be possible to review it afterwards.
Go to Webinar will be used and it is a well established webinar provider that ensures high quality.

What do I need to be able to attend

You will need a good internet connection and access to a computer so that you can join and follow the webinars. You will also need an emailadress to be able receive the personal invitations and other important information. A headset or a good built in microphone is also recommended.

What does it cost

  • Every participant has to become a member and the membership fee is 120 USD/month.
  • The membership fee is paid in advance and has to be paid before the 1st of each new month.
  • If a member does not wish to renew his membership it has to be cancelled before the 1st of each new month.

Discounted membership fees

To premise long-term members the following discounts are offered

  • 6-month membership 500 USD (real value 720 USD)
  • 1 year membership 1000 USD (real value 1440 USD)

Group Memberships

If you are a chessclub, school or a group that wants to join than contact me on p.carlssonchess@gmail.com for a customized setup.

Time zone differences

US Eastern time: 5PM Central European time is 11AM Eastern (6 hours time difference)
US Central time: 5PM Central European time is 10AM Central (7 hours time difference)
US Mountain time: 5PM Central European time is 9AM Mountain (8 hours time difference)
US Pacific time: 5PM Central European time is 8AM Pacific (9 hours time difference)
Brittish time: 5PM Central European time is 4PM Brittish (1 hour time difference)
Indian std time: 5PM Central European time is 8.30 PM Indian (3.5 hour time difference)
East African time: 5PM Central European time is 6PM East African (1 hour time difference)

Please carefully check the time zone differences

The schedule for November 2018!

  1. Saturday      17 November      –   When is it OK to move the pawns in front of your own king?
  2. Saturday      24 November      –   Symmetric Benoni
  3. Saturday        1 December      –    The World Championships Carlsen VS Caruana
  4. Saturday        8 December      –    Double Pawns weak or strong!?

* Members choice means that the theme of the training will be chosen by the members!

Important: All trainings will start at 5PM Central European time (GMT+2).

How do I sign up

For subscriptions, more information or questions please contact GM Pontus Carlsson.
Email: p.carlssonchess@gmail.com
Webb: pontus-carlsson.com
Twitter: @GMCarlsson
Facebook: Pontus Carlsson

Can I buy previous webinars

Yes it is possible! You can buy the recordings and the material, from the following webinars for 15 USD/piece

To order email p.carlssonchess@gmail.com

  •  –  How to grab the initiative 1
  •  –  How to grab the initiative 2
  •  –  What to do in a lost position?
  •  –  Learn from the legends 1
  •  –  Learn from the legends 2
  •  – Queen + Knight vs Queen + Bishop
  •  – How to handle the hedgehog
  •  – How to improve your tactics!
  •  – How to construct a suitable opening repertoire
  •  – How to win won positions
  •  – Positional Play against the Reti
  •  – What to Exchange & When
  •  – Castling opposite sides!
  •  – In the head of a GM, the thinking process explained
  •  – My games explained
  •  – How to handle isolated pawns
  •  – How to handle hangings pawns
  •  – The Caro-Kann structure
  •  – The Carlsbad structure
  •  – The Maroczy structure part 1 + 2
  •  – The Grunfeld structure (+ extra material with Maxime Vachier explaining the plans)
  •  – How to handle the Benoni structure
  •  –  Learn the French structure part 1-3
  •  – The Najdorf structure part 1