with GM Igor Smirnov

"This course will allow you to study the really powerful opening repertoire in a convenient and effective way! It will give you a complete opening repertoire on the GM’s level and will make your pre-game preparation extremely effective!"

This course will allow you to study the really powerful opening repertoire in a convenient and effective way! It will give you a complete opening repertoire on the GM’s level and will make your pre-game preparation extremely effective! There is no guarantee that you will always win, BUT I guarantee Your Maximum Chances For A Win!

In modern chess, computers have made opening preparation a very powerful and even decisive factor.Strong players spend most of their training time on opening analysis. There are serious reasons for doing that. Every chess player can recollect the situation like this:

Your opponent makes a pretty strong move, which is a novelty for you, in the opening. You start feeling nervous and thinking for a long time about a good answer. At the same time, your opponent is calm and confident. Of course he has already analyzed your possible answers and knows all of them in advance. It makes your problems even more difficult to overcome.

Similar situations to this bring very annoying losses . You understand that have lost not because your opponent was stronger, but simply because of your bad opening preparation.

"Do you want to win chess games before they even begin? The strong players are able to do it often! If you want to become one of them, than welcome to the “Grandmaster’s Opening Laboratory”

Certainly, an opening preparation cannot guarantee a win. And I do not recommend you become obsessed with trying to study all the openings. I am absolutely sure that your general understanding of a chess game is a much more important factor. However, an opening preparation will considerably increases your chances of success.

Let me say a few words about different opening materials. There is a huge quantity of different opening materials: opening books, DVDs, video lessons, encyclopedias, etc.

Unfortunately, they don’t help to IMPROVE YOUR RESULTS really.

Why? Let’s clarify what these materials are.

By my own experience (I have studied a lot of different materials), I can conclude that there are 2 main categories of the opening materials:

  • 1

    A collection of a large quantity of opening variations without normal text commentaries. Different opening encyclopedias, informants, etc. are included in this category. The main purpose of such materials is to confuse a chess player and create a chaos in his head...By the way, I am not joking really.

  • 2

    The lectures (books, articles) of a strong (or not so strong) chess player. In these lectures the author usually tells the well-known variations of the given opening with superficial comments. Such lectures can be used for preliminary acquaintance with an opening. But it is only the beginning. It is obviously not enough for serious study.

Sometimes it is possible to find a good book about a concrete opening. It could be useful stuff, but even such books have 2 serious shortcomings:

  • They contain only the well-known variations and games. Nobody wants to share their own analysis, novelties and so on.
  • They contain a lot of unnecessary information. It makes it hard to use it PRACTICALLY.

Let’s say such book contains 100 pages. Your opening repertoire contains 30 opening (15 for white 15 for black). Thus you have to study, remember and use 3000 pages of the opening variations. 1 life time could be too short for that... That’s why it is hard to use such opening materials for a pre-game preparation.

That’s why I’ve created the special opening course “The Grandmaster’s Openings Laboratory”

This course will allow you to study the really powerful opening repertoire in a convenient and effective way!

The practical part of this course was designed not only for studying, but also specially for your pre-game preparation (during the tournaments)l. It will make your pre-games preparation quick and extremely powerful.



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Video Lessons (100+ minutes)

The text version of every video lesson (for printing).

The selection of the most instructive games for every opening line (over 600 games in total).

The complete Grandmaster’s opening repertoire (35 opening lines).

The theory database (with the text commentaries) for every opening line.

The detailed instructions.


  • Lesson #1:

    Forget about the openings!

    In this lesson, I will tell you how to minimize your efforts and maximize your achievements in the opening preparation. You will know:

  • The practical recommendations of successful play in the opening stage.
  • The strategic principles of playing the openings.
  • The right way of thinking in the opening, which will allow you to find the best moves in any openings.
  • The typical mistakes in an opening preparation.
  • Lesson #2:

    After a study of this lesson you will know:

    In this lesson, I will tell you how to minimize your efforts and maximize your achievements in the opening preparation. You will know:

  • The huge mistake which almost all the players (below the Grandmaster’s level) make.
  • How to increase your chances in the games against stronger opponents.
  • The concrete recommendations regarding which openings to play.
  • How to make the situation much more comfortable for you and uncomfortable for your opponent.
  • Lesson #3:

    The practical description of all the openings

    In this lesson, I will tell you the PRACTICAL description of every main opening. This lesson will develop your deep understanding of a chess game. Also you will learn:

  • Which openings have forced some top Grandmasters to stop playing 1.e4 ?
  • Which openings will bring you good results during your whole chess career?
  • Which openings are necessary to play for EVERY chess player if he wants to become a Grandmaster?
  • Which openings will bring you the good practical results without much preparation work?
  • Lesson #4:

    How to learn the openings effectively?

    During this lesson, I will show you the Grandmaster’s openings preparation in a real time mode! After learning the 4th lesson, you will clearly understand:

  • How to use effectively the opening books, chess databases, and internet resources.
  • How to take the best effect from your opening preparation for your preparation before the tournament game.
  • How to systematize your opening knowledge and get the “clear picture” of the concrete opening.
  • The special recommendation from Anatoly Karpov, which he has used during the preparation for World Championship matches.
  • Lesson #5:

    Your powerful opening repertoire.

    During this lesson you will receive the complete instruction regarding the proper study of the openings from the practical part of the course (and all other openings as well). Also you will study:

  • The psychological principles of an effective opening study.
  • How to take get the best effect from training games?
  • How to improve your opening preparation and develop your opening repertoire? Three main Grandmaster’s secrets which allow players to win games in the opening stage.
  • One really powerful resource, which will provide a qualitative change in your opening knowledge. I am 99% sure that you haven’t used it yet (or at least haven’t used all the advantages from this method).

“It is not the end of the course! It is only a beginning…”


    After a huge practice (as a player and a coach) I have realized which openings work better for different level players. With pride, I want to offer you a COMPLETE POWERFUL OPENING REPERTOIRE on the Grandmaster’s level.
    You will receive all the materials necessary for learning these openings.
    Thus, the practical part contains 35 opening lines for your complete opening repertoire. The materials presented for every opening:


    I have already selected all the best lines and have analyzed them. So you will study only the NECESSARY information. Again, you will not learn everything, but only what exactly you need. Using this way, you will study the opening quickly and effectively.
    All the theory lines contain my text commentaries. These explanations will allow you to understand clearly all the important ideas and plans regarding this opening.

These materials will help you:

  • To create your complete powerful opening repertoire on the Grandmaster’s level in a short period of time.
  • All the materials of the practical part are presenting in *.pgn format (the standard format of chess database). These materials are clearly systematized also. This will help you to use these materials for your preparation before the tournament games.
  • It will make your pre-game preparation easy, quick and extremely effective. You will be able to refresh (or even get) your knowledge in the certain opening easily.
  • The materials of the practical part contain not only the theory lines, but my own analysis as well. You will find some novelties, which will give you a strong advantage over your opponents.

“It took the years for me to realize these things. And it took many months to prepare all these materials for you. Now you can study the complete powerful opening repertoire in 1 week!”


GM Igor Smyrnov

Igor Smirnov is a chess Grandmaster, coach, and holder of a Master’s degree in psychology. He’s the founder of the “Remote Chess Academy” company that has helped thousands of students worldwide to improve their results. GM Smirnov has developed lots of chess video lessons, articles, webinars and training courses.


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  • q-icon“I play some other openings. Should I change my opening repertoire following your recommendations?“

    It is obvious that your results depend on the way you play.

    Thus, if your current results completely satisfy you, then you need to change nothing.

    If you want to reach a chess progress then you should be ready for changes.

    Usually chess players dislike to study new openings because it demands considerable efforts and time expenses. However for you it will be much easier, as you receive all necessary materials in the convenient form.

  • q-icon“Which openings are presented in the course?“

    There are quite a lot of openings there: Ruy Lopez, Alekhine’s defense, different Sicilian lines, Benko gambit, French defense, Caro-Kann, Scandinavian defense.. etc (35 opening lines)

    I do not answer this question in details, because simple enumeration of the openings doesn’t provide any helpful information. It is important to understand WHY the given opening is good or bad FOR YOU. Why one opening is highly recommended, but another one is a bad choice.

    You will find the detailed explanations in the course’s materials.

  • q-icon“I feel confident in the opening stage. Whether it is necessary for me to buy the course?

    It is my favourite question!

    First I would like to say that I like your self-confidence. It is very important quality of character for any sportsman.

    However let’s try to be objective. Do you usually get an advantage after an opening while playing against the Grandmasters? If your honest answer is “No”, you will find a lot of useful information in the course “The Grandmaster’s Openings Laboratory”.

  • q-iconIs it a physical CD or a digital download?

    t is an instant download. That means you can start your training immediately, there is no need to wait for shipping, etc.

  • q-iconI have another question to ask you.

    If you have another question that you want to ask, feel free to contact me.