Dear Chess Friends, Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!


I hope you had a great 2016 year and wish you even better 2017, both at the chessboard and otherwise!

It has been another very busy year! I appreciate your continuing support! Please check my holiday specials on lessons, books and unique collectables. Please check here. Also, contact me directly here, or on Facebook


Below you will find samples of various chess related products that my partners are offering. These Holiday specials just for the members of my mailing list. As always, I strongly encourage you to check all of the details and ask questions before making payment in order to avoid any misunderstanding, and to receive the best possible service. Please let me know about your experience!


High End Chess and Non-Chess Collectables from the Franklin Mint - Also, Chess Collectibles


This year, I am pleased to offer you the following EXTREME special - you can get my book ($22 value) for Free if you make any purchase from  USAChess, ChessLecture, ChessMagnet, ChessOpenings24-7, ICC, between now and January 15, 2017. Limit 1. Limited time offer. You will need to send me details of your order from any of the above sponsors via this contact form to qualify. This offer is CAN BE COMBINED with the great specials that my sponsors are offering below. There is a $5.95 shipping and handling. It will be waived if you also make an order from my website is over $50.

30 Min Q&A session to help you get your training on track. May include game review or just general conversation. Phone or Skype. New Year special - Save $20! Great for parents and students. $29.95!


Does your child play chess?  A great way to provide them with quality lessons, plenty of chess play, in a fun & entertaining environment, is the Active Learning/USA Chess Summer Camps in cities across the US. 

The USA Chess staff consists of the top children’s chess instructors in the US! This summer they are offering camps at more than 100 locations with morning, afternoon and all day sessions. Beginners through advanced players are welcome! Tuition includes camp T-shirt, chess board and pieces, trophy, certificate of achievement with camp photo, chess notation book and work folder. More information  or  or call 888.65.CHESS.  

Special for my readers - $25 tuition discount to USA Chess summer camp. Just use on-line registration and enter 1437091803 as the bonus code.

also watch this videos to learn more!

Chess Openings 24/7 is brimming with expertise and is all about saving time and money.

Play openings well and improve your Rating. Get 14 months subscription for 12 months price! And save 20%. Also, my personal extra - 2 additional months, like another 14% bonus!

From the publisher: CHOPIN Encyclopedia is a complete up-to-date modern chess opening encyclopedia. It offers all-comprehensive coverage of the entire opening theory and everything that you'll ever need for your opening repertoire.Recommendations for players of all strength levels. All the latest updated versions of the entire content of CHOPIN opening lines and articles will be available for download in PGN format at all times. Opening lines will be updated on a daily basis .

I have a very limited number of PRO (the highest level) memberships available at approx. 30% off - $84 for 14 months + 2 months bonus (vs $109 for 14 months).

Details and orders requests are here.


Full Bronze Subscription until 12/31/2016 for only $1 ( usually $12.95/month). Or Annual Bronze subscription (usually $99) - $50! Limited time offer!


From the publisher:  Now with Unlimited IPhone access! is the world's largest library of professional-quality chess video lectures, presented by proven masters for players and enthusiasts who want to learn more and win more. There are currently more than 2,100 videos available for online and mobile viewing. You get unlimited access to all of them!

Limited time offer! Details and orders requests are here.

Free 30-day subscription! Full access to online, computer-based chess training that's fun for young and old; for players, parents, and coaches. Annual subscription - 50% off only $13.95, which is normally enough to cover only 2 months subscription! New subscribers only.

From the publisher:  Now on IPad, Android and Chromebook!

Chess Magnet School is an engaging training and coaching environment for all chess players at the beginning to intermediate levels. Students progress at their own rate, acquiring skills and boosting their confidence at the same time. Parents, coaches and teachers use our unique chess coaching features to guide and monitor the progress of their students and classes.

Limited time offer! Details and requests are here.

I have been a member of ICC (Chessclub) for nearly 20 years. I still play frequently,  coach and socialize with my long-distance friends. My daughter loves playing there and so do many of my students.

From the publisher - ICC is administered by chess enthusiasts dedicated to maintaining high standards of privacy, sportsmanship, and the integrity of the rating system. We have hundreds of volunteers and a dedicated professional staff from all parts of the world, making ICC a truly international community.

Check them out. They have many special offers. (Click)


My students and the readers of my books know that at the minimum, every serious chess player should own a copy of ChessBase (for the game management and opening preparation) and Fritz (for training). ChessBase has many other fine products as well, if you are interested.

I can order for you directly at 20% off the list price and free shipping. Contact me with the list of what you need.



Chess Endgame Trainingg. Some ideas for kids/beginners are here. Check New Year Super Specials.

I am always looking forward to getting a new issue of New in Chess With regular contributions from all the world's best players - Garry Kasparov, Vishy Anand, Veselin Topalov, Alexei Shirov, Vladimir Kramnik, Peter Leko, Judith Polgar, just to name a few, it is truly the best chess magazine available. 8 issues / 800 pages a year of the very best in chess. Details New in Chess

My Training Offers

In addition to my standard offers, please note that, as usually, I am planning to attend the US Amateur Teams East tournament in Parsippany in February, 2017. If you are interested in arranging a training session, or would like to have me playing for your team, please e-mail. Otherwise, please feel free to stop by and introduce yourself. I will also be at the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia and Philadelphia Open. Sometimes, a short 30 minutes Q&A phone sessions can help you get some critical questions answered. January 2017, special - $50 $39.95

Scholastic Chess in Pennsylvania

The Tri-Bridges Chess Club meets in Exton, PA. If you are interested in the club or the tournament, please contact Joshua Anderson

Main Line Chess and Games in Paoli, PA Details here Contact Owner IM Tom Bartel


Have a Happy and Healthy 2017 to you and your family!!


Best wishes!

Igor Khmelnitsky



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