Meet The Fritztrainer - Ján Markoš

by Arne Kaehler
3/22/2023 – We have some good news for you. The Slovakian GM Jan Markos has created his first Fritztrainers for ChessBase, and their release is just around the corner. It is time to meet your new Fritztrainer in our interview. Jan understands to break complex themes down to several rule of thumbs which are very practical for your own play. With these guidelines it seems easy to improve your own middlegame play. Jan has written a number of chess books and enjoys chess because of the game, not mainly to achieve goals. This and some of his philosophies, which he has studied all his life, make him such a popular person. | Photos: Jan Markos

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Meet the Fritztrainer

with Ján Markoš

Hundreds of different Fritztrainers have been teaching us chess on ChessBase for more than a decade. Maybe you sometimes wonder what else the authors do?

"Meet the Fritztrainer" takes a look behind the scenes, telling us more about the private life of your favourite chess trainer.


Jan Markos enjoys coaching a lot.

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Arne Kaehler, a creative mind who is passionate about board games in general, was born in Hamburg and learned to play chess at a young age. By teaching chess to youth teams and creating chess-related videos on YouTube, Arne was able to expand this passion and has even created an online course for anyone who wants to learn how to play chess. Arne writes for the English and German news sites, but focuses mainly on content for the ChessBase media channels.