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Master Class with Boris Gelfand

by Shahid Ahmed - 20/04/2021

Chess can be learned from anywhere, any time and from anyone. When the FIDE World Cup 2009 winner and multi-time world championship candidate can be your teacher, you do not want to pass on that opportunity. The legend of the game and critically acclaimed author will be doing a webinar with World Chess on Thursday 22nd of April 2021 at 8:30 p.m. IST. The topic of the session is "Switching to counter-attack". You will be able to ask questions to Gelfand and also get your doubts answered. Check out the article to find out how you can learn from one of the greats in the world. Photo: Amruta Mokal

Switching to counter-attack - Boris Gelfand

World Chess organizes a Master Class every month with a world class player to edify the chess enthusiasts and learners about how to get better at the game. The guest in March was former world champion and Chess Oscar winner Veselin Topalov. On Thursday 22nd April, former World Cup winner and World Championship candidate Boris Gelfand will host a Master Class.

FIDE World Cup 2019 winner - Boris Gelfand| Photo: Amruta Mokal

About Boris Gelfand

A six-time World Championship candidate (1991, 1994–95, 2002, 2007, 2011, 2013), Boris won the Chess World Cup 2009 and the 2011 Candidates Tournament, making himself a challenger for the World Chess Championship 2012.


Gelfand has won major tournaments at Wijk aan Zee, Tilburg, Moscow, Linares and Dos Hermanas. He has competed in eleven Chess Olympiads and held a place within the top 30 players ranked by FIDE from January 1990 to October 2017.


Boris is a recurring World Chess Masterclass host, previously he talked about adjusting preparation during the game. This time he will talk about how to switch to counter-attack.

Master Class of Gelfand on World Chess

On live Master Class Boris Gelfand will explain Switching to counter-attack. You may ask questions during the class and you will be allowed to chat with Topalov on the same topic after the conclusion of the class. World Chess has organized various Master Class by Svidler, Kramnik, Dubov, Gelfand, Radjabov, Harikrishna, Adams, Anand, Kasimdzhanov and many more. Masterclasses take place every month and the materials include personal newsletters and advice on chess.


Date: Thursday April 22nd

Time: 3 p.m. GMT ( 8:30 p.m. IST)

Language: English

Duration: 90 minutes

You can subscribe for a month of Master Class here. Please use the coupon code CHESSBASEIND to get 40% discount for first time subscribers.

After payment you'll receive an e-mail with further information, link to the conference will be sent within 24 hours before the Master Class. The Master Class is available online only. Subscribers can replay the Master Class later also.


Master Class on World Chess

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