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Price Guide
Beginner £30.00
Intermediate £50.00
Advanced £70.00
Expert £100.00

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Personal Description:

Hello, if you’re reading this you are keen to learn or improve your ability to play chess. My skills as a qualified teacher for academic subjects are transferable to combine with my knowledge, expertise and competitive experience in the chess arena.

Chess is a fun game that everyone should have the opportunity to learn. It is a language in its own right. You can play online or in person with any nationality across gender.

I’m the Director of CAW, Chess Academy Wales, that began in 2011, teaching in schools and communities in Wales. Pupils are taught in clubs in schools or in the community, or 1:1, or in small groups.

Teaching Experience:

Hold current DBS check
Qualified Teacher status Cert Ed FE
Over 30 years teaching experience
Chess Olympian
Represented Wales in over 100 tournaments
Titles include:
Welsh Women’s Chess Chmapion (several times)
British Women’s Correspondence Champion
Silver medalist Individual Chess Olympiad Dubai
Bronze medalist Women’s Chess Olympiad Team Slovenia

As a former Junior International - examples of successful events:
French Under 21 Girl’s Chess Champion Hyres, France
Sunday Times British Girls County Team Champion for Warwickshire
Welsh Girl’s Champion

Teaching Approach:

For the purposes of this teaching platform with First Tutor’s Arts I’m offering to teach online. It is an extremely efficient and fun way to learn the skill set. All lessons are created to adapt to your individual needs. Both children and adults adapt very well to this learning method. We share the screen and look at the chess board as if we were sitting at a chessboard playing a natural game. Whether you’re a complete beginner or wish to improve your game you will enjoy this method of learning.
My students develop confidence in analysis, opening preparation, endgame study and planning in the middle game. We study lots of exciting puzzles and games and discuss strategies. You will see a rapid improvement in your game quite quickly. All lessons are adapted to suit the learning style and pace of the individual.

My other teaching experience that has developed transferable teaching and coaching skills skills.
Teaching English as a Second Language,
Teaching A’ level Archaeology
Teaching Art
Secondary School Supply Teaching via agency work across most subjects
Art workshops in Primary Schools and the community

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Native Language: English (British)
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)


  • University of Wales (2008) - Fine Art in Painting and Drawing (Honours) (Bachelors) (✔ On File)

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