Alberto Chueca, FIDE Trainer & International Master 
I am International Master and Chess coach. I like to help people to improve their chess level. Starting teaching them the basic concepts and adding more complexity to every lesson. I have designed a special methodology to improve in chess which we are using in the lessons with very good results. If you are finding how to improve your chess level, I recommend you to check The Chueca Method to see how I work :)
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05 The ways to improve in chess ♟️
Alberto Chueca

Improve Your Skills 100% With The Chess Puzzle Rush

What is the chess puzzle rush?

One thing that every chess player in the world love is the chess puzzle rush. One of the most interesting chess mini-games that exists is related to tactics.

You may be wondering: But, how is the chess puzzle rush played?

Its name explains itself, it’s a game in which you will be given several chess tactical puzzles one after another to solve in the least time possible. The more puzzles you can solve in a pre-determined time; the more points you will win.

You can play by yourself or with a friend or rival … Read more

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Alberto Chueca

The Best Tactics Trainer of The Whole Internet On tactics

The tactics in chess are one of the most important factors of the game, also one of the funniest. The tactics trainer is the best, and with great renown on the internet.

Training tactics are very important, so it’s to expect that you want to choose the best option. Of course, I will always recommend books over a traditional tactical trainer on the internet.

But if you don’t like books it’s ok, you can use the internet to find what you need.

Some of these trainers have features and commodities that compete with each other to appeal … Read more

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05 The ways to improve in chess ♟️
Alberto Chueca

The Brilliant Combination in Chess: How to Never Miss Them

How to Play Brilliant combinations in chess

The one factor that makes everyone’s nerve shake a little are the incredible combinations we see in master’s games. The brilliant combinations in chess played by grandmasters were so exciting to see.

I wouldn’t be surprised if that was one important factor that got you more into chess.

Well, I don’t blame you, tactics are one of the sunniest parts of chess, and are exciting to execute a combination correctly.

Grandmasters have a superb ability to detect the moves that are likely to work as a combination, this is what we call intuition. Read more

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Alberto Chueca

Chess and Maths: Two Sciences, one Passion

Chess and maths

Math is the perfect science, the type of study that never fails because it uses the most precise type of calculation: Numbers. Chess and maths have many similarities, come of them you will be surprised to know.

Maths are practical calculation exercises and problems that you have to solve using a combination of theoretical and practical knowledge. If you are a chess player, you will notice the similarities between each other.

Just as their practical nature, their adepts are almost equal as well, chess fanatics are compromised and comfortable with chess as a part of their lives.… Read more

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Alberto Chueca

10 Tips on How to Improve in Chess Quickly

Imagine how amazing would be if you were a chess grandmaster, you can be one, but you will have to take care of some stuff first.

Chess is a complex game that involves a lot of mental energy and time to master in its entirety. You want to know how to improve in chess quickly, there are no magic pills, but sure there are some practical tips you can use.

Here I will leave you with 5 keys on how to improve in chess quickly that you can start using right now, to improve your chess immediately and assure improvement … Read more

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Alberto Chueca

The Chinese Grandmaster Ding Liren

The Grandmaster of solidness Ding Liren

The GM Ding Liren is a Chinese prodigy that has an interesting story to tell and great talent. He is a chess player that has shown incredible strength along with his chess career.

He was also into chess at the same time he was studying laws in a Chinese university at Pekin. This is one of the strong points and something we need to acknowledge of him.

He was playing chess at a very high level of competition and in the university simultaneously. This isn’t easy to do, and you will be surprised with … Read more

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05 The ways to improve in chess ♟️
Alberto Chueca

Master the Chess Sacrifice to Become a Tactical Monster!

The sacrifice in chess

If there is something that we all love in chess is sacrificing pieces on chess. Mastering the sacrifice in chess can report many wins and improvements for your game.

Sacrificing all of your pieces and keep attacking until you checkmate the king with the 2 pieces you have left. That’s the beautiful fantasy of every chess player in the world, I can read your mind.

Even though it is very satisfactory to sacrifice your pieces is not always the best move. Some people tend to sacrifice in vain, falling for their impulses in the game.… Read more

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08 Chess anecdotes ♟️
Alberto Chueca

Discover How Magnus Carlsen Became the World Champion!

Who is Magnus Carlsen?

Magnus Carlsen is a Norwegian chess grandmaster and currently is the chess world champion in its three modalities: Blitz, Rapid, and classic. The history of Carlsen is an interesting one, he was a prodigy who was in the frame of the best chess players of the world he was a boy.

This mastermind of chess didn’t stop surprising the chess community since he played his first tournament when he was 8 years old. From there, he started a marvelous chess career full of success and a lot of work of course.

He had a lot of … Read more

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08 Chess anecdotes ♟️
Alberto Chueca

Vladislav Artemiev’s Inspiring History

Vladislav Artemiev

Studying the life of chess players can always inspire anyone, and this is not the exception. A player that has not been in everyone’s mouth, yet incredible strength has proven to be high: Vladislav Artemiev.

It looks like in this era chess prodigies are not seen the same way as before. This young man’s success is something to pay close attention to.

Vladislav Artemiev started to play chess when he was just a kid, 6 years old. His incursion to the science game was thanks to his father who taught him to play at that age.

The first … Read more

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05 The ways to improve in chess ♟️
Alberto Chueca

How to Play Killer Chess Gambits

What are chess gambits?

There are important moves in chess, those key moves that grant the victory to one player, these can be the gambits. The chess gambit can be understood as chess sacrifice; gambit means “bet” or risk.

And those two words define perfectly the purpose of the chess gambit, which is a bet, a risk you take to win something bigger. I would say there are two kinds of gambits:

The theoretical gambit: These are the gambits that are not really a sacrifice, for example, the “queen’s gambit” is not really a gambit, because you can take … Read more

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Alberto is giving me step by step guidance on how to progress in chess. Because of his strong repertoire and game analysis support I was able to get an initial rating of 2148. My sincere thanks to my mentor Alberto who constantly supports me in my game analysis and helps me strengthen my game before going to the next rounds. He has a huge database of knowledge that caters to the beginner up to the master level. Thank you, Alberto, for being there throughout my chess journey.
Vyom and Omya have been learning from Coach Alberto since they were USCF rated ~1500 & ~1000 respectively. Coach Alberto played a critical role in understanding Vyom’s weaknesses and helped him overcome them. He has been an exceptional chess coach with a lot of patience with my kids. He played an instrumental role in teaching them different openings for both black and white. He is always available to help/guide them. He helps to analyze the games and suggest good moves. Our kids are very comfortable with the teaching style of Coach Alberto. He being an active player also helps as he shares what he learns from his games and experience as well.