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Sam

Sam

Other: FIDE rating is 2005 (2016)
both the junior and adult open teams. My English Chess Federation grade is currently 192. I have taught juniors and adults. I have taught groups in primary and secondary schools and for the Kent Junior Chess Association alongside grandmasters John Emms and Chris Ward. I have also tutored many students privately 1-1. I am very calm and patient. I encourage my students to work through tactical combinations in a systematic way to avoid mistakes. There...

Volfango

Wigan
Chess
PGCE: PGCE Secondary with QTS (2007)
clubs' captain and member of the board of trustees of the Lombard Region Committee. I have a great passion for chess and I have written for all three major Italian chess magazines (paper format) as well as collaborating with a famous chess blog. I have been three times Welsh champion of my category and once vice-Italian champion and I have won tournaments in Italy, England, Wales, Spain, Poland and played in other European countries too...
Richard

Richard

Bristol
Chess
Professional: Regional Master (2011)
corporate employment and business. I am open and communicate well with students of all ages and backgrounds. I am a Regional Chess Master and play in the Bristol and District League. In 2014/15 we won this league and I became Bristol chess champion. I have an Enhanced DBS check. I have been tutoring maths and chess for many years. Recently I have been privately tutoring pupils in maths at key stage 2,3 and GCSE and...
Madara

Madara

Doctorate: Doctor of Psychology (2015)
2058, which is quite a good level. I have graduated from Riga Chess School (which I attended from 1993 to 2009) and am holding a professional education degree in Chess. I have participated in one European Youth Chess Championship and four World Youth Chess Championships representing my country as a teenager. Later, I kept participating in team tournaments of A league of Latvia. I had a few years break from chess when I was writing...
Tristram

Tristram

Cheltenham
Chess
Other: Registered member of the ECF (2016)
U-16 as a junior. I have extensive experience of playing club chess in Division 1, Cheltenham, Edinburgh and Exeter, and my peak grade has been about 180 ECF, which I would estimate as my current strength. I am new to teaching chess, but have been an active participant in chess lessons and teaching materials for many years, I have compiled my own teaching method on strategy in chess, based partly on aesthetic considerations, which I...
William

William

Putney
Chess
Professional: Coaching (2014)
around London. I have always been a big sportsman and with regards to chess this led me to being one of the top young British players, my competition coming in the form of David Howells. I won individual and team competitions on a national level, captained Somerset, my college, had a chess scholarship to Berkshire, and recently beat a grandmaster! i coach chess to individuals and run chess/ chess clubs at schools. The age range...
Conrad

Conrad

Keston
Chess
Bachelors: Economics (2016)
have represented my County at both junior and adult level as well as winning numerous tournaments including the Kent U18 GRand Prix series. My peak ECF grade is 181 and my international FIDE grade is 1938. I also have experience of working for economic consultancies in the city, where I have developed my ability to adjust my communication to the audience. I have a track record of successful tutoring from ages five to eighteen over...
Anuradha

Anuradha

Kensington
Chess
Other: Rating 2039 (2013)
world number 30th in World Sub-Junior Chess Championship in Spain, 2001. I have played more than 100 national and international tournaments, I am an active player and have FIDE rating 2047. Read more on **Web Address Removed** I teach chess in ten different schools in London, including Knightsbridge, Eaton Square, Arnold House, Glandower, Mulberry House, Cavendish School, St. Savoiurs, Southbank International etc. I also teach in chess clubs at Swiss Cottage and Belgravia. I also...
Paul

Paul

PGCE: PGCE (2006)
my qualifications include degrees in psychology and cognitive science, as well as a PGCE. Since 2012, I have been teaching chess in schools for CSC, the UK's leading educational chess charity. I agree with Botvinnik's judgement that chess is the art of logic and that, as such, it can play a valuable role in developing children's thinking skills, as well as being an interest that will enrich their lives well into the future. For adults,...
Ivana

Ivana

Chiswick
Chess
Other: FIDE (2012)
experience in teaching covers both adults as well as children, and whilst competing internationally I have spent my spare time tutoring others at all levels of ability. Whilst much of my teaching experience is focused on private students, I also work with universities, providing elective classes to chess enthusiasts and those who wish to develop their social, strategic, and abstract reasoning capabilities in an enjoyable and pressure-free environment. As an extremely enthusiastic player I am...

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