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Psychology and Mental Toughness

Chess is a psychological game. Analytical skills aren't enough. You also need the toughness of a warrior. Get Grandmasters' advice below on building your mental toughness!

Blog Psychology and Mental Toughness
The secret to lasting love for chess
  • GM Avetik Grigoryan

The secret to lasting love for chess

Why do passionate players lose their love for chess and quit? How to keep loving chess, despite the painful defeats? GM Avetik reveals the secrets here...

Psychology and Mental Toughness | Inspirational picks | 7 min read
Why I always try to be a beginner
  • GM Noël Studer

Why I always try to be a beginner

The Beginner's mind is a Zen Buddhist way of approaching learning that will help you learn new things faster and avoid getting stuck.

Improvement Hacks | Psychology and Mental Toughness | Be Amazing | 13 min read
Objectivity - the key ingredient for your growth
  • GM Avetik Grigoryan

Objectivity - the key ingredient for your growth

Objectivity can make your chess grow faster. Yet many underestimate its importance. So what’s the solution to stay objective? Learn more in this article.

Improvement Hacks | Psychology and Mental Toughness | 13 min read
Legal cheating and my top secret
  • GM Avetik Grigoryan

Legal cheating and my top secret

This is my biggest secret of productivity, high focus and achievements. I use this when I’m low. When I need creativity. When I need to win. When I need to perform my A-game.

Improvement Hacks | Psychology and Mental Toughness | 10 min read
Secret 1: Burning Desire
  • GM Avetik Grigoryan

Secret 1: Burning Desire

This is one of the biggest secrets to becoming a GM or achieving anything in life!

Psychology and Mental Toughness | 1 min read
How to Become a Chess Grandmaster - Is it Easy?
  • GM Avetik Grigoryan

How to Become a Chess Grandmaster - Is it Easy?

What does it take to become a chess Grandmaster? What qualities you should possess? How should you invest in yourself? Find out in this article!

Improvement Hacks | Psychology and Mental Toughness | Tournament Preparation | 14 min read

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