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FM Fidemaster JohnCurtis(Aust)

Target Students:

New to Chess ( <1000), Beginner (1000-1400), Tournament Level (1400-1800)


Service Description Price
Chess Coaching1 1 Hour $25.00
Chess Coaching2 2 hours $50.00
Analysis of your 3 games Learn and be pleasantly surprised with your personalised games annotated with flare,wit and dynamic unique style. $25.00
Analysis of your 4 games Learn and Improve getting your personalised games annotated highlighting all your strengths and weaknesses and showing you strategical gameplans $30.00
Private 3 or 5 or 10 minute game Sessions 2.Hours $40.00

Comments


  • 3 months ago

    dannyhoangngu

    wow...it is too difficult to find an online  free teacher............{#emotions_dlg.laughing}

  • 12 months ago

    Pirc

    Hi John,

    Do you do lessons live in person as I live in Sydney. Once I am working again I would like to start having lesson in person.

    Many thanks

    Pirc

  • 12 months ago

    Uphigh100percent

    I can't, because of my work, to have live ON LIVE classes.What about playing online games with comments and teaching during the game?How match it would cost?

    I do not want to just play a master, it would be the same as playing an engine for me.I want to have help in understanding the real situations that would arrive from these games (that would be in the openings I am studying)...Ocasionally I would be available for weekend classes, could it be possible?How much per online game?

    I've had problems with 4 previous coachs that agreed with the online game but did not give advice during it.The experience was just the one of playing an engine ...

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    FM TheMagician

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  • 3 years ago

    FM TheMagician

    mido_ hulk

    said

    "thanks 4 playing john u r very amazing player i hope i would play with u later and learn from u thanksSmile"

  • 3 years ago

    FM TheMagician

    FIND A LOCAL AUSTRALIAN CHESS CLUB

    FIND A LOCAL CLUB

     

     
    If you want to improve your chess and play regularly, why not find a local club to join?
    A list of affiliated clubs can be found at www.nswca.org.au/clubs.html
     
  • 3 years ago

    kingspasski

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    FM TheMagician

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  • 3 years ago

    FM TheMagician

    Coaching anywhere in the world-Check out your WORLD TIME CLOCK to see the time difference for your session-I am in SYDNEY AUSTRALIA TIME

    http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/

    As a coach I have a unique style and primarily seek to understand the psychological makeup of a student to help them unleash their potential and fun along the learning curve!

    To do this, I primarily analyse their games, ask them 'what if?' and 'why?' questions and encourage them to also analyze with their opponents.

    I also believe it is important to enjoy your chess and like to assist players to reach a level that they, the students are personally comfortable with.

    Im probably a good coach for the student beginner or the mid range player who wants a companion/coach to lift his/her game or someone that may desire to play with an experienced player with chat for longer private chess sessions.

    I often end up good friends with my students as a result.

    For players that dont know, you can Chat to me FREE and enhance your chess experience from anywhere in the world by signing up to 'SKYPE'.

    My Friend, experienced Full Time Coach Brendon Norman has 'excellent credentials' and I recommend you look at his coaching profile as well.

    I admire and reccomend Trainer Georgie Xie for the very serious players over 2000 rating who want to shoot for 'The Stars'

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    GeBeGe

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  • 3 years ago

    initnas

    As a player fairly new to chess, I found John Curtis to be an excelent coach.

    After the first lesson I become more comptitive in games and started to beat players I otherwise could not have.

    He has an excellent caoching style, not overloading the student with information, but rather giving advice where needed and asking questions to help the student find the best stragtegies on their own.

    I would highly recommend John as a coach.

  • 4 years ago

    FM TheMagician

    My Student/friend from Hawaii had one 2 hour session n wrote on 23/7/2011

    hi! and thank you! ever since we had our lesson together, i've always played the ruy lopez when given the opportunity and i love it. before our lesson i would always think and never really know which direction to take after e4 e5 nf3 nc6, but now its automatic for at least the first few moves. so thank you for giving me a specific opening to study cause before i would just read and read on random stuff that i may or may not ever try.

    introducing me to the game explorer has helped a lot as well too. I still make a lot of obvious blunders here and there though, i think just due to my lack of focus or sleep atm. at my chess clubs i have been beating people i wasn't beating a few months ago, so thats cool.

    but yeah, i've been wanting to schedule another session one of these days to maybe go deeper into the ruy lopez or study another opening or maybe even buy an hour of blitz games someday. i've become rather fond of the short, fast, intense games rather than the long drawn out ones, although those can be just as intense in person. but yeah, hope all is going well down under and i appreciate the comment! aloha and take care

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