 Great news! ICC’s Black Friday weekend sale has been extended until the end of Cyber Monday, November 28 at midnight EST (New York time).

POLGAR CHESS UNIVERSITY ALL THREE LESSON BUNDLES

Own all three lesson tiers of the Polgar Chess University for one low, amazing price!  For a limited time, you can own all three complete levels with our lowest price ever! 82% off, now at \$199.99

https://store.chessclub.com/videos/polgar-chess-university/pcu-combo-mega-pack

COMES WITH ONE (1) MONTH OF BONUS ICC MEMBERSHIP

BEGINNER LEVEL VIDEOS

Lesson 1: What is the difference between check, checkmate and stalemate? (0:25:16)
Lesson 2: The Passed Pawn (0:25:16)
Lesson 3: The Rook and its role (0:31:45)
Lesson 4: The Strength of Bishops (0:26:10)
Lesson 5: The most powerful piece: the Queen (0:29:33)
Lesson 6: The Knight: Its strength and weakness (0:27:16)
Lesson 7: The relative value of all the pieces & the legendary Damiano defense (0:31:07)
Lesson 8: What is the threat? (0:23:08)
Lesson 9: Save the game by Stalemate! (0:27:57)
Lesson 10: Basic Opening Principles (0:25:33)
Lesson 11: What Combination in chess? (0:28:52)
Lesson 12: The Back Rank Problem (0:28:10)
Lesson 13: Forks and Double Attacks (0:28:29)
Lesson 14: Not all Forks work! (0:26:02)
Lesson 15: What is a Pin in chess? (0:25:24)
Lesson 16: How to get out of Pins? (0:27:53)
Lesson 17: Opposition in Pawn Endgames (0:25:53)
Lesson 18: What are Discovered Checks? (0:26:38)
Lesson 19: What is a Discovered Attack? (0:26:43)
Lesson 20: What is a Double Check? (0:27:09)
Lesson 21: Skewers (0:29:11)
Lesson 22: En passant (0:24:25)
Lesson 24: Endgame : Queen vs pawn (0:26:14)
Lesson 25: Find the weakness (0:26:22)
Lesson 26: Priorities in chess (0:28:27)
Lesson 27: Opening traps (0:26:42)
Lesson 28: A Game from an other century (0:22:50)
Lesson 29: Removing the guard (0:26:58)
Lesson 30: Amazing mate (0:23:16)
Lesson 31: Priorities in chess #2 (0:25:49)
Lesson 32: To check or not to check (0:24:46)
Lesson 33: The valuable target (0:25:24)
Lesson 34: Open file (0:24:22)
Lesson 35: stuffing mate (0:21:06)
Lesson 36: Idea in french defense (0:26:06)
Lesson 37: Tactics in sicilian defense (0:28:16)
Lesson 38: Common mistakes (0:24:54)
Lesson 39: Rook + Bishop vs K (0:25:40)
Lesson 40: Capture or not capture (0:26:36)
Lesson 41: How to win a won game (0:25:30)
Lesson 42: Mating attack (0:25:21)
Lesson 43: A Susan’s game (0:25:42)
Lesson 44: The power of the Bishop pair (0:26:19)
Lesson 45: The pawn can be the hero (0:24:06)
Lesson 46: A Susan’s game from her early years (0:23:41)
Lesson 47: Checkmate ideas with the Rook (0:22:59)
Lesson 48: Knight Fork (0:26:02)
Lesson 49: Stalemate (0:26:14)
Lesson 50: The Pin (0:26:20)
Lesson 51: The Pin (part 2) (0:26:04)
Lesson 52: The Discovery (0:26:01)
Lesson 53: How to prioritize (0:26:34)
Lesson 54: Learning from mistakes (0:27:44)
Lesson 55: The skewer (0:21:06)
Lesson 56: Epaulette mate (0:23:59)
Lesson 57: Passed pawns (0:24:02)
Lesson 58: Natural looking moves (0:24:20)
Lesson 59: Captures (0:23:56)
Lesson 60: Blunders (0:23:24)
Lesson 61: The pin (0:23:05)
Lesson 62: Discoveries (0:23:49)
Lesson 63: Traps/Tricks in the Caro-Kann (0:25:09)
Lesson 64: What to avoid (0:25:52)
Lesson 65: Rook vs. a minor piece (0:25:51)
Lesson 66: Chigorin vs. Alapin (0:25:06)
Lesson 67: An early game of mine (0:27:12)
Lesson 68: A game from the Women’s Olympiad (0:23:55)
Lesson 69: Defense and priorities (0:23:23)
Lesson 70: Interesting ideas in pawn endgames (0:24:47)
Lesson 71: The weakness of the back rank (0:21:57)
Lesson 72: How to defend (0:24:04)
Lesson 73: Different checkmate patterns (0:24:29)
Lesson 74: How to develop a game plan (0:28:17)
Lesson 75: Rook Endgames (0:25:52)
Lesson 76: How to attack and defend (0:25:40)
Lesson 77: How to win material (0:22:03)
Lesson 78: A game of a student of mine (0:25:25)
Lesson 79: Opening traps to avoid (0:24:55)
Lesson 80: The pawns (0:26:05)
Lesson 81: Discoveries (0:24:07)
Lesson 82: To check or not to check (0:23:55)
Lesson 83: Important chess tactical ideas (0:26:33)
Lesson 84: Trapping of pieces (0:25:40)
Lesson 85: Double checks (0:24:28)
Lesson 86: Checkmating (0:24:48)
Lesson 87: The Pins (0:25:27)
Lesson 88: Defense (0:25:20)
Lesson 89: Intermediate moves and checks (0:24:18)
Lesson 90: Endgames (0:23:30)
Lesson 91: Mistakes happen to the best (0:24:27)
Lesson 92: Different mixed tactics (0:25:02)
Lesson 93: The correct recapture (0:25:05)
Lesson 94: The Pawn endgames (0:25:04)
Lesson 95: Ideas on Endgames (0:25:31)
Lesson 96: Pins and Passed Pawns (0:24:33)
Lesson 97: Critical Moments when you have to make a choice (0:25:44)
Lesson 98: One of my own games from 2004: Planning and strategy (0:25:48)
Lesson 99: How to play against the Philidor defense (0:24:56)
Lesson 100: Why you cannot simply copy your opponent (0:24:43)
Lesson 101: An interesting game by two of the top Women players in the world (0:24:48)
Lesson 102: Garry Kasparov vs. Deep Blue (0:25:07)
Lesson 103: And old instructive game (0:24:53)
Lesson 104: What does my opponent want to do? (0:25:28)
Lesson 105: The importance of controlling the center (0:25:57)
Lesson 106: Forks (0:25:13)

INTERMEDIATE LEVEL VIDEOS

Lesson 1: In the first part of this lesson, Susan will introduce a number of important opening traps. (0:33:29)
Lesson 2: The first topic of this lecture is Space Advantage, which will be illustrated by a famous win of Kasparov, followed by a game of Susan’s (0:31:17)
Lesson 3: The first position in this lesson is an excellent example on how to gain control of an open file and take advantage of it (0:25:23)
Lesson 4: In this first lesson, the power of having your Rooks on the 7th Rank will be discussed, followed by several examples of Pawn Races (0:29:37)
Lesson 5: In this session, Susan demonstrates through a number of practical examples how to exploit Weak Squares in the opponents position (0:32:26)
Lesson 6: This lesson focuses on the strength of the Bishops Pair when they work together in harmony to create a deadly attack (0:27:13)
Lesson 7: In chess strategy, the Pawn structure determines most of our decisions. (0:31:04)
Lesson 8: Rook and pawn vs. Rook endgames:  Statistics show that 50% of all endgames are rook endgames in practice (0:24:12)
Lesson 9: Protected Passed Pawns often guarantee a win in endgames. In the first part of the lesson, that will be the theme (0:26:43)
Lesson 10: The topic of this lesson is the Long Diagonal. You will see how to create a Battery to take advantage of the weak squares (0:27:22)
Lesson 11: Critical moments from the past (0:27:02)
Lesson 12: Simplification Combinations and when to trade (0:22:52)
Lesson 13: Catching the King in the middle. This lessons is about “catching the King in the middle”. (0:27:41)
Lesson 14: Why time is important in chess (0:27:36)
Lesson 15: The importance of having pieces on protected squares (0:24:12)
Lesson 16: Take advantage of the mistake when your opponent does not castle timely (0:25:07)
Lesson 17: Attack and defense (0:24:36)
Lesson 18: Closed positions and maneuvering (0:29:19)
Lesson 19: Zugzwang (0:27:28)
Lesson 20: Keep your King safe (0:26:53)
Lesson 21: Patchwork checks (0:25:20)
Lesson 22: f2 and f7, the weak pawns (0:24:52)
Lesson 23: The h7 bishop sacrifice (0:27:12)
Lesson 24: g7 pawn, the castle guard (0:25:55)
Lesson 25: Bishop vs 2 pawns (0:30:12)
Lesson 26: Attack and defense (0:26:49)
Lesson 27: Trade and win (0:30:21)
Lesson 28: Open file and pin (0:25:29)
Lesson 29: weakness vs weakness (0:23:36)
Lesson 30: Game Botvinnik vs Kann (0:25:39)
Lesson 31: Theoritical draws (0:24:42)
Lesson 32: Endgames from GM’s games (0:26:12)
Lesson 33: Find out the critical moment of a game (0:24:49)
Lesson 34: Attack the fianchettoed Bishop, (featuring Bobby Fisher) (0:25:32)
Lesson 35: Openings and how to elaborate a plan (0:24:46)
Lesson 36: Doubled pawns with examples from Botvinik games (0:24:41)
Lesson 37: Passed pawn and pawn endgames (0:24:08)
Lesson 38: The 7th rank, illustrated by a Capablanca vs Tartakower’s game (0:22:16)
Lesson 39: Attack with the Queen (and some help) (0:21:54)
Lesson 40: the ‘in-between’ moves (0:25:45)
Lesson 41: Some Bobby’s games (0:24:46)
Lesson 42: Knight and Bishop endgames, (Bobby Fischer) (0:24:38)
Lesson 43: Common patterns in openings, Sac the Bishop on f7 (0:25:17)
Lesson 44: Let the King join the party ! (0:25:07)
Lesson 45: Stay zen and avoid the loss (0:24:28)
Lesson 46: Opposite side castle, illustrated with a Petrosian’s game (0:22:14)
Lesson 47: Intermediate moves and technics (Korchnoi’s game) (0:23:10)
Lesson 48: The QGD illustrated by Susan’s own game (0:27:14)
Lesson 49: The Importance of pawn structure (0:26:11)
Lesson 50: Backrank weakness (Capablanca game) (0:26:54)
Lesson 51: Forthful variation (0:25:26)
Lesson 52: Importance of pawns (Capablanca vs Blackburn) (0:24:43)
Lesson 53: Tribute to Smyslov (0:24:16)
Lesson 54: Skewers in endgames (0:26:05)
Lesson 55: The check (0:22:51)
Lesson 56: Back rank weaknesses (0:23:28)
Lesson 57: Pawns (0:23:44)
Lesson 58: Blunders (0:23:29)
Lesson 59: Intermediate and defensive moves (0:22:52)
Lesson 60: The intermediate moves (0:25:17)
Lesson 61: Time vs. Material (0:21:30)
Lesson 62: A game by Wilhelm Steinitz (0:23:18)
Lesson 63: Ideas in the King’s Indian (0:24:56)
Lesson 64: The Carlsbad theme (0:25:52)
Lesson 65: Good Knight vs. Bad Bishop (0:24:29)
Lesson 66: Analyzing classic games (0:24:25)
Lesson 67: My own experiences (0:25:33)
Lesson 68: Most amazing endgame studies (0:23:59)
Lesson 69: Surprising early Queen moves (0:26:15)
Lesson 70: An old game of mine (0:22:59)
Lesson 71: Castling on the opposite side (0:22:14)
Lesson 72: Attack and Defense (0:26:46)
Lesson 73: Avoiding opening traps (0:25:51)
Lesson 74: Opening ideas and traps in the Queen’s Indian Defense (0:23:24)
Lesson 75: 1.e4 e5 2.Nc3 Nf6 3. Bc4 Nxe4? (0:23:13)
Lesson 76: Thoughts on how to attack (0:22:02)
Lesson 77: Restrict your opponent’s pieces (0:24:04)
Lesson 78: Thoughts on a classic game by Alekhine (0:24:29)
Lesson 79: The open file (0:24:54)
Lesson 80: Initiative vs. material (0:26:15)
Lesson 81: A Ruy Lopez by Alexander Alekhine (0:27:18)
Lesson 82: How to remove a guard (0:24:04)
Lesson 83: Interesting tactical ideas (0:28:11)
Lesson 84: Forks (0:25:37)
Lesson 85: Tactical ideas in endgames (0:24:31)
Lesson 86: Interesting attacking games of Bobby Fischer (0:23:44)
Lesson 87: Critical moments from Fisher’s games (0:24:39)
Lesson 88: Attack (0:24:14)
Lesson 89: The trapping of pieces (0:26:19)
Lesson 90: Attacks (0:25:31)
Lesson 91: Examples of blunders (0:23:37)
Lesson 92: Typical ideas in the QGD (0:25:13)
Lesson 93: Unexpected intermediate moves (0:25:14)
Lesson 94: Attack and Counter-Attack (0:27:20)
Lesson 95: Opposite side castling (0:24:59)
Lesson 96: Critical positions from the Spice Spring Invitational tournament (0:27:34)
Lesson 97: Strategy: The Isolated Pawn (0:25:30)
Lesson 98: An interesting tactic and interesting technical endgames (0:24:28)
Lesson 99: Strategy: Rooks on the 7th rank (0:25:35)
Lesson 100: Openings and Opening Traps (0:24:37)
Lesson 101: A famous game: Adams vs. Carlsen (0:26:06)
Lesson 102: Intermediate moves (0:25:23)
Lesson 103: A game of former Women’s World Champion Maia Chiburdanidze (0:25:51)
Lesson 104: Paying tribute to Bent Larsen (0:24:38)
Lesson 105: GM Bacrot vs. GM Kempinski (0:24:54)
Lesson 106: Paying attention to the opponent’s resources (0:24:33)

Lesson 1: An instructive game of the late world champion Alekhine (0:25:55)
Lesson 2: Space Advantage in Chess through a Capablanca classic (0:29:30)
Lesson 3: The concept of Open File and how it can be implemented for a killer attack or for strategical gains. (0:25:51)
Lesson 4: The importance of a Rook(s) entering to the 7th (2nd) Rank (0:29:13)
Lesson 5: The element of Weak Squares & Outposts, through a tactical and then strategical example (0:23:26)
Lesson 6: The amazing power of the Pair of Bishops when they are ideally coordinated. (0:31:22)
Lesson 7: Double Pawns. (0:30:02)
Lesson 8: The most important Rook and Pawn versus Rook endgames, including the famous Lucena and Philidor positions (0:28:19)
Lesson 9: Two very important elements in chess. Protected Passed Pawns and The Wrong corner in King, Bishop, and Rook Pawn versus King endgames (0:28:20)
Lesson 10: The Weakened Long Diagonal (0:29:29)
Lesson 11: Critical moments from the past (0:26:09)
Lesson 12: Simplification Combinations and when to trade (0:28:50)
Lesson 13: Bishops and Knights (0:27:26)
Lesson 14: Deflection (0:29:07)
Lesson 15: Why time is important in chess (0:23:49)
Lesson 16: Typical tactical motives, strategical ideas, and plans in the Dutch defense, Stonewall variation (0:25:42)
Lesson 17: Attack and defense (0:26:24)
Lesson 18: Strategy in closed positions (0:24:38)
Lesson 19: King stuck in the Middle – trouble (0:25:12)
Lesson 20: Susan examines a classic battle between Petrosian and Smyslov (0:30:05)
Lesson 21: Clear up the square (0:28:09)
Lesson 22: Importance of passed pawn (0:24:41)
Lesson 23: Blockated a passed pawn (dedicated to Pal Benko) (0:30:20)
Lesson 24: Bishop sac on h7 (0:29:20)
Lesson 25: Create weaknesses in your opponent’s game (0:25:07)
Lesson 26: Attack and Defense (0:26:35)
Lesson 27: Simplify by trading (0:27:53)
Lesson 28: Collaboration of a Rook and a Knight (0:24:06)
Lesson 29: The Pillsbury attack (0:26:44)
Lesson 30: Ideas in endgames (0:24:40)
Lesson 31: Critical moments in Bobby Fischer’s games (0:22:39)
Lesson 32: To trade or not to trade : 2 Bobby Fischer’s games (0:23:28)
Lesson 33: Middlegames, critical moments (0:24:46)
Lesson 34: Middlegames, critical moments 2 (0:24:13)
Lesson 35: Play against the KID (0:23:42)
Lesson 36: Opening files, Botvinik’s game (0:22:49)
Lesson 37: Amazing situations (0:21:00)
Lesson 38: The power of the Knight (0:25:13)
Lesson 39: More on open files (0:24:28)
Lesson 40: Middlegames, critical moments 3 (0:23:38)
Lesson 41: Examples of intermediate moves (0:23:34)
Lesson 42: Attack and defense, Bobby Fischer’s games (0:30:27)
Lesson 43: Susan’s favorite game (0:24:09)
Lesson 44: Susan analyses one of her old games (0:25:33)
Lesson 45: Attack and defense, Susan’s own game (0:24:09)
Lesson 46: Ideas in endgames, Petrosian (0:23:04)
Lesson 47: A GM’s game by Akopian (0:21:55)
Lesson 48: Open files, illustrated by 2 games (0:22:02)
Lesson 49: A Susan’s Game (0:22:25)
Lesson 50: A positional game of Alekhine (0:19:56)
Lesson 51: Endgames : Bishop vs Knight (0:24:53)
Lesson 52: Games from Lubbock Spice 2010 tournament (0:26:42)
Lesson 53: Tribute to Smyslov (0:22:19)
Lesson 54: Gambit in the Ruy Lopez (0:24:38)
Lesson 55: Good bishop vs Bad Bishop (0:22:53)
Lesson 56: Game Spassky vs Petrosian World Championship 1966 (0:21:32)
Lesson 57: Gruenfeld opening (0:21:19)
Lesson 58: Endgames : Rook vs pawns (0:23:48)
Lesson 59: the right calculation to find the best move (0:26:59)
Lesson 60: Endgames played in real games (0:27:58)
Lesson 61: Tactical Ideas (0:23:01)
Lesson 62: Outpost : 2 games by Capablanca (0:28:05)
Lesson 63: Attacking game from… Larry Christiansen (0:27:18)
Lesson 64: Suzan: my favorite opening (0:23:17)
Lesson 65: A long game from Kramnik (0:28:47)
Lesson 66: A Classical game from Anderssen -1878 (0:26:09)
Lesson 67: Karpov vs Sokolov (0:24:33)
Lesson 68: Endgames (0:25:58)
Lesson 69: A Susan’s game – No castle for black (0:24:10)
Lesson 70: Najdorf’s game (0:23:56)
Lesson 71: How to create plan (0:23:16)
Lesson 72: Attack and Defense (0:26:12)
Lesson 73: Kaidanonv vs Taimanov (0:24:21)
Lesson 74: Magical Tal (0:23:24)
Lesson 75: When to strike (0:26:44)
Lesson 76: Breakthrough in pawn engames (0:25:47)
Lesson 77: Pawn structure : doubled or isolated pawn (0:28:44)
Lesson 78: Positional sacrifice, game from Kasparov (0:27:48)
Lesson 79: Positional sacrifice, game from Kasparov (0:27:00)
Lesson 80: Developping before attacking (0:23:42)
Lesson 81: Defense (0:25:45)
Lesson 82: Human and Computer (0:22:49)
Lesson 83: Sacrifice on f7 square (0:26:01)
Lesson 84: Attack in Sicilian (0:24:38)
Lesson 85: Cut off your opponent’s pieces of activity (0:24:34)
Lesson 86: How to respond to Black in 1. d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 c5 (0:24:23)
Lesson 87: How to find a plan (0:24:35)
Lesson 89: Strategy: space advantage (0:27:23)
Lesson 90: Asymetrical position (0:26:52)
Lesson 91: Attack (0:23:47)
Lesson 92: Tactical Ideas from practical games (0:22:27)
Lesson 93: Hammer vs Anand (0:25:49)
Lesson 94: Analysis of a game (0:24:24)
Lesson 95: Carlsen vs Bacrot (0:25:07)
Lesson 96: Games from the Spice Spring Invitational tournament (0:27:14)
Lesson 97: Ideas in Evan’s Gambit (0:24:55)
Lesson 98: instructive moment from tournaments (0:23:44)
Lesson 99: Games from romantic era of Chess (0:26:36)