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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Alberto Chueca

Is there betting in chess?

The chess game that we all know and love is born out of the Indian game chaturanga which dates back to the 600s AD. This game quickly spread across the world, coming to Europe when it evolved into what we know it today in the 16th century.
Throughout the years, chess has managed to attract quite a bit of attention, and it is now played as a global game by professional players that have specific chess tournaments.
Since chess is now a game that everyone knows and is played professionally, does this mean that you can bet on chess games?… Read more

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07 Chess Tournaments ♟️
Alberto Chueca

3 Brilliant Classical Games All Beginners Should Know About

Classical games are, in essence, one of the best ways to learn for a beginner. Comprehending chess development over the years can give you a better understanding of modern chess. Along with the reasons why chess is like it is nowadays.

Of course, you have to be careful which classical games you choose, as some of them are not instructional anymore. That’s why today we bring 3 brilliant classical chess games every chess player should know about.

These classical chess games can be instructional at any level, beginner or intermediate also. We will explain to you the important chess concepts … Read more

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08 Chess anecdotes ♟️
Alberto Chueca

Chess games with two queens!

Have you seen a chess game with two queens on the board at the same time? Surely, they are rare to see, today you will see some of the craziest chess games with two queens ever played.

One interesting thing about these games we want you to notice is how the nature of the game changes. Chess suddenly becomes a lot more dynamic, and the calculations need to be a lot more profound.

Game #1: Bobby Fischer vs Tigran Petrosian (1959)

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This is the chess game with two queens that … Read more

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08 Chess anecdotes ♟️
Alberto Chueca

Jonas Buhl

Jonas Buhl is a pretty young chess player getting into the elite chess circle. At least in the Junior categories, he is among the best 20 junior players in the world with the highest rating.

Now, the interesting factor here is his age, he is simply 17 years old, with a great career in front of him. He has competed in the highest level of tournaments, with decent results.

However, Jonas Buhl is still adapting to elite chess, a level that is never easy for anyone. Today we will learn more about the future top player Jonas Buhl, and how … Read more

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08 Chess anecdotes ♟️
Alberto Chueca

Chess bets

Chess bets are something that can make the beautiful strategy game look more thrilling and exciting. And you can participate in chess betting to have more fun too. Just imagine, if chess is exciting by itself, what would it be having the possibility to win money for it.

That’s the philosophy of the chess hustler and people that sometimes bet something to spice things up. Today we will talk about chess bets and how you can have fun with them, and also some advice for bettors.

Chess bets can be very fun when done correctly, in this post we will … Read more

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02 Chess openings ♟️
Alberto Chueca

Top 5 advanced positional chess principles you must know

Chess principles in positional chess are as beautiful as combinative chess if played correctly, also a very important part of chess. As there are players whose style is more combinative, positional chess also occupies a special place.

If we talk about positional chess, we have to talk about Anatoly Karpov, whose style was purely positional. Positional chess is all about restricting your opponent’s move and improving your position.

This article is meant for the advanced players because as you know, chess has many exceptions. The regular player knows about the king’s safety and piece activity, but these concepts are … Read more

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Alberto Chueca

Francisco Vallejo Pons

Francisco Vallejo Pons is one of the best international grandmasters in the FIDE top standings. He is currently among the best 20 best players in the world, and he is practically retired from elite chess.

Francisco Vallejo Pons is an excellent grandmaster, who we can see usually playing and teaching in Chess24. Today, we will learn a thing or two about Francisco Vallejo Pons and his interesting playstyle.

His story is incredible, and it is the perfect example of well shaped talent for sure. Even though his golden years were a little while ago, he is still playing in top-class … Read more

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08 Chess anecdotes ♟️
Alberto Chueca

The most impressive tactical combinations in chess

Today we review some of the most impressive tactical combinations in chess that you will ever see! Tactics in chess could be beautiful and artistic to see, something all chess players treasure so much.

The feeling of performing a combination, or even seeing someone else do it, is indescribable to those who don’t play chess. It’s an experience that we have all experienced over the board, in some cases even if you are the one who loses the game.

And of course, seeing some of these combinations will help you learn patterns and improve your chess. So let’s have … Read more

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07 Chess Tournaments ♟️
Alberto Chueca

III Open Internacional Festival Sant Joan d’Alacant

A great opportunity for those who want a challenge of an event here in Spain! Take into account that this is a high-level chess event where anyone can participate. Here you will learn all the details to take part in the Festival Sant Joan d’Alacant!

It is an open international tournament, accomplishing IM and GM norms is possible in this tournament. The tournament will take place in the Hotel Kaktus Albir, a 4-star-hotel and one of the best in Alicante.

The province of Alicante is famous for its chess history, having seen top-class chess tournaments. This province has seen players … Read more

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07 Chess Tournaments ♟️
Alberto Chueca

What is the most accurate chess game?

Accuracy in chess is something that we all try to achieve but requires a lot of practice. However, the million-dollar question is what is the most accurate chess game ever played? This question is incredibly interesting, and it’s worth analyzing this game.

Before we reveal what is the most accurate chess game in the world, we will explain some important basics. You may find it interesting as to improve your chess, or even for general culture. But every chess player needs to know how the “accuracy” is measured in the chess game.

The origins of the term “Accuracy” in chess

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