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

The Power Of A Chess Academy!

How important is it to be in a chess academy?

Studying in a chess academy is one of the most important experiences of the chess player. Being in a chess club, which is almost the same, can be pretty beneficial to your chess.

Let us state the difference between a chess academy and a chess club before we dive into the topic.

A chess academy is a place where you go to learn everything related to chess, take lessons and assist in classes, like the school. On the other hand, a chess club is a place where you go … Read more

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08 Chess anecdotes ♟️
Alberto Chueca

The Chess Promise Alireza Firouzja

The Chess promise: Alireza Firouzja

A new chess promise has appeared in the frame, Alireza Firouzja, the Iranian chess top-player that is 17 years old.

Alireza Firouzja is a young Iranian player that made his way into top-level chess, with a dramatic entrance. This promise is advancing constantly and with an intimidating pace to be the best of the best.

This player has been beating records since a while ago, and his progress is evident and pretty fascinating!

He was able to achieve the IM title in 2016 when he was 14 and the GM title in 2018 when Read more

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Alberto Chueca

Effects of chess on development of the children

Effects of chess on children’s development

Chess is a game that has a good number of benefits to learn, there are many good points. People usually think of chess players as smarter or more aware of things.

Of course, this is just an exaggeration, playing chess doesn’t give superpowers, and anyone could learn the game if they want to. What chess is a discipline, and it’s true that chess actively trains both sides of the brain, left and right. This is why we could say there are good effects from chess on children’s development.

You can dramatically improve in some … Read more

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Alberto Chueca

The Best Ways To Learn Chess For Free

5 Ideas to learn chess online for free all by yourself

Nowadays the internet is full of resources you can use to nurture your knowledge to learn chess online for free. Ideas to learn chess online for free there are a lot, you can become a grandmaster without a coach these days.

You just need the correct method to organize and structure all of the information there is on the internet. Here we have some practical ideas you can use to improve in chess online without a coach for free.

However, remember that learning chess online for free is possible, … Read more

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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 Chess.com

Chess.com tactics

The tactics in chess are one of the most important factors of the game, also one of the funniest. The chess.com 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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08 Chess anecdotes ♟️
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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SHIV SHOME India
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.
ARVIND VIDYARTHI USA
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.