Information About Volfango - Wigan teacher - (4 reviews)
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I am a qualified teacher (PGCE) and involved in the world of chess since my early teens. At the age of 19 I founded a chess club and been its chairman for 27 months. Besides having taught chess (see next section) I have been a chess arbiter, events organiser, 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 such as France and Germany.
I have taught chess, since the very early nineties, in primaries and secondaries schools, besides in several chess clubs. I am still teaching chess in primaries and secondaries schools and teaching chess campuses over summer or weekends. Overall I have taught chess in Italy, England, Wales and Spain. I am also a qualified teacher (PGCE) and, moreover, I have successfully passed a theoretical and practical course for chess tutors run by the Basque Chess Federation and, more recently, a similar one for the Italian Federation.
In a one to one chess lesson, I target my teaching style to what is required and wanted by the client. In general I try to make the learning quite interactive and engaging for the student. Many of the resources I use are own devised, targeted for that particular student but I also borrow from a variety of chess books.
I offer tuition in strategy, tactics, middle-game, end-game and, I also offer help in creating an opining repertoire that would fit with the individual style of the pupil.
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Additional Languages: Italian, Spanish
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)
- CAT & University of East London (2008) - Architecture: Advanced Environmental and Energy Studies (Masters) (✘ Not On File)
- University of Chester (2007) - PGCE Secondary with QTS (PGCE) (✔ On File)
- Aberystwyth University (2006) - LLB Law Honours (Bachelors) (✘ Not On File)
- Aberystwyth University (2004) - BSc(Econ) Honours in European Studies with Spanish (within the International Politics Dpt.) (Bachelors) (✘ Not On File)
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