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Sam

Sam

Other: FIDE rating is 2005 (2016)
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 are already many ways...

Volfango

Wigan
Chess
PGCE: PGCE Secondary with QTS (2007)
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 such as France and Germany. I have taught chess, since the very early nineties, in...

Hywel

Neath
Chess
PGCE: teaching qualification (2005)
certificate of education) in further education and have the relevant CRB checks. Currently playing on the top boards of the first division in the West Wales Chess League, I currently hold a grade of 1772. I have been teaching chess to newcomers of a local chess club, of which I am secretary, for many years and now teach chess in three private schools in the area. I currently tutor approximately eighty children from six to...
Manoharan

Manoharan

Harrow
Chess
Masters: International Financial Management (2011)
the Harrow Team in Hillinigdon league and also Captain the Middlesex Team in the county championship I have been playing chess from 10 years old and in UK my chess coaching began 2010/2011. Where I used to coach my University of Surrey chess colleagues. I continued to coach kids and junior team players from 2012 till now at Harrow Chess Club. Kids age range from 5 to 16. Currently I coach following schools Knightsbridge School,St...
Madara

Madara

Doctorate: Doctor of Psychology (2015)
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 my Doctoral thesis. Now I am living in London and back to chess,...
Anuradha

Anuradha

Kensington
Chess
Other: Rating 2039 (2013)
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 teach intermediate level at RAC, Pall...
Tristram

Tristram

Cheltenham
Chess
Other: Registered member of the ECF (2016)
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 have formulated in a book. I used to...
William

William

Putney
Chess
Professional: Coaching (2014)
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 I coach varies...
Conrad

Conrad

Keston
Chess
Bachelors: Economics (2016)
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 the past six years. I specialise in Chess but have successfully taught Maths, German, Economics,...
Juan

Juan

Bristol
Chess
Bachelors: Economics Degree (2001)
I am a Chess player with EFC 175 with chess and football coaching experience with kids and adults from beginning or intermediate level. Football is my profession but chess is my passion and I would love to share my knowledge and passion to you. Coaching experience for more than 20 years. Reflective learning. Guided discovery. Creativity....

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