Chess Coaches

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  • CM Gertsog

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    Viktor Neustroev FIDE Rating 2211 Novosibirsk, Russia

    Experienced chess coach specializing in tactics and openings. An author of educational chess courses on Udemy. The coach of the champion of Siberia among girls under 9! Affordable rates! A test lesson is also possible! I'm 32. I live in Russia, Novosibirsk....

  • CM JamesColeman

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    James Coleman FIDE Rating 2207 London, England

    Hi! I'm James Coleman from England, now 41 years old - (so well past my prime ) - and I've been playing chess since I was 7 years old.    I've competed in many international tournaments around the world and experienced all the highs and lows that go with...

  • GM vovkcoach

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    Yuri Vovk FIDE Rating 2603 Ukraine,Lviv, Ukraine

    Hello! My name is GM Yuri Vovk – a 2600+ FIDE rated player from Ukraine. Why to choose me as your chess coach? First of all,my incremental coaching method allows you to comprehend chess rationally that can really help you to organize your chess knowledge...

  • FM Michel2426

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    Michel Coto Artemisa, Cuba

    (Spanish/English/French) FM since 2009. In 2013 I got the Electronic Engineer Title and since then, I have been teaching chess and playing official tournaments. Personal Blog https://www.chess.com/blog/michel2426 . Two IM norms (struggling for the 3rd),...

  • FM alexsuper1987

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    Alessandro Santagati FIDE Rating 2309 Catania, Italy

    I am Alessandro Santagati, a 29 year old FM.I live in Catania , Sicily , and I started playing chess at the age of 11. I have extensive experience in training.My philosophy is that anyone can improve quickly, given the right lessons.My method is to develop...

  • FM mizant

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    Aleksandar Randjelovic FIDE Rating 2314 Niš, Serbia

    - full time chess coach- 15+ years in chess coaching- own programme (proven to be successful)- homework after each session- free correspondence games with students- 26 USD for 45 min lesson- emphasizes understanding, not memorizing- teaches only what...

  • IM TheButcher

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    Miodrag Perunovic FIDE Rating 2442 Nis, Serbia

    Successful FST coach (Fide Senior Trainer-Officially highest world ranking for coaches) with big experience. Coached more than 600 students worldwide, Chessbrah GM Eric Hansen (Canada), World Junior champion GM Alex Ipatov (Turkey), World Youth champion...

  • GM Durarbayli

    Online 20 min ago
    Vasif Durarbayli USCF Rating 2711 Webster Groves,Missouri, United States

    I am a Grandmaster currently studying at Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri.  I have won several tournaments, including the World and European youth championships. Moreover, I have worked with strong grandmasters and coaches. For several years,...

  • GM sergiochess83

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    Sergey Grigoriants FIDE Rating 2568 Moscow, Russia

    My name is Sergey Grigoriants professional chess player and coach, (2568) GM from Russia.You can watch my game against the World Champion: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ga6qphrILAY      (2017, World Blitz Championship) and against S.Karjakin: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YgLieTJrSOo....

  • IM TigerLilov

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    Valeri Lilov FIDE Rating 2438 Varna, Bulgaria

    I am a 27-year-old International Master and professional chess coach. My FIDE rating is 2438 (Classical) and 2515 (Online). In addition to giving high quality private lessons, I work as professional lecturer for many popular sites, including Chess.com,...

  • GM JRLOK

    Online 30 min ago
    Roman Dzindzichashvili FIDE Rating 2550 East Boston, United States

    Hello,  My name is Roman Dzindzichashvili and I am a Life Long Chess Grandmaster and Chess Coach. I have been playing chess all my life and I have won the U.S. Chess Championship twice. I was also featured numerous time in many Chess Articles during...

  • FM micwhite

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    Michael White FIDE Rating 2247 London, Westminster, United Kingdom

    Hi, I'm FIDE Master Michael White from the UK. My coaching has mainly focused on teaching promising juniors in individual and group settings. I'm keen to expand my student base, via the Internet, to adults who are looking to improve their game. I'm in...

  • NM smarterchess

    Online 33 min ago
    Matt Jensen USCF Rating 2212 Minnesota, United States

    Note: Not accepting new students at the moment. Matt is a USCF National Master and part-time chess coach.  He started playing chess when at five and has been teaching since age nine.  Matt’s two goals when working with students are to 1) make sure the...

  • IM gmtalentoso

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    Mariano Madrigal Nicaragua

    I am Mariano Madrigal, International Master from Nicaragua. I got de title when I was 17 years old. I have represented my country in many tournaments including two chess olympiad, Istambul 2012 and Tromso 2014. In addition, I have been the coach of Enrique...

  • IM MatBobula

    Online 34 min ago
    Mateusz Bobula FIDE Rating 2352 Rzeszów, Poland

    My name is Mateusz Bobula and I am an International Master from Poland. I have over 20 years of chess experience (since 2010 as a coach). For several years I worked at school as a teacher, so I know how to communicate with student properly. I guarantee...

  • NM axelmuller

    Online 35 min ago
    Axel Muller USCF Rating 2245 Pasadena, CA, United States

    Hi,  My name is Axel Müller, I'm 43 years old. A friend taught me how to play chess in kindergarten and I have been passionate about chess ever since.  When I moved to California in 2007 I had a little break from competitive chess. My first rating when...

  • WGM IvaVidenova

    Online 35 min ago
    Iva Videnova FIDE Rating 2372 Plovdiv, Bulgaria

    WGM, IM, FT Iva Videnova - specialized in training beginners and students with FIDE rating less than 2000.   Certified FIDE Trainer (FT) with current FIDE rating of 2372 and a Bachelor’s degree in chess coaching from the National Sports Academy (Sofia,...

  • FM 26andrej26

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    Andrej Sukovic FIDE Rating 2306 PodgoricA, Montenegro

     2 times junior champion of MNE. Youngest master in my country. In general i think any help is good if you can pull out something useful from it, and such is not rare when coming from titled experienced players! I am participant of 3 cadets world championships...

  • NM FastChance

    Online 40 min ago
    Aaron Grabinsky Webster Groves, Missouri, United States

    Hello everyone!  My name is Aaron Grabinsky and I am currently a member of the 5-time(!) national champion collegiate chess team of Webster University.  At the moment, I have two IM norms.  I have seven years of volunteer and professional teaching experience,...

  • IM VNeimer

    Online 41 min ago
    Vitaly Neimer FIDE Rating 2400 St. Louis, MO, United States

    Vitaly Neimer - Founder and CEO of Powerful Chess, LLC. ​International Chess Master with more than 25 years of experience. Grandmaster in residence of the prestigious Saint Louis Chess Club. Author of various chess articles and an expert theoretical adviser...

  • GM LuckyTiger

    Online 46 min ago
    Valeriy Aveskulov FIDE Rating 2529 Kharkiv, Ukraine

    Hello, I'm Valeriy Aveskulov, GM from Kharkiv, Ukraine. You can read more about me on www.chesstao.com. Also you can be interested to purchase my Attack with Black (book about Black repertoire against 1.d4 based on the Benko gambit) or Improving the Endgame...

  • NiiLoC

    Online 49 min ago
    Colin Stapczynski FIDE Rating 1989 Phoenix, United States

    Hello!  I am a Chess.com partner Twitch streamer and coach.  I am a co-host on The Chess Couch, which you can find here:    https://www.twitch.tv/thechesscouch   I have been a Chess instructor for over 15 years and have worked with thousands of students...

  • FM LuisFSiles

    Online 55 min ago
    Luis Fernández Siles FIDE Rating 2260 Granada, Spain

    Maestro FIDE y entrenador de ajedrez. Editor y director de Capakhine, la revista de ajedrez para los niños y sus padres. Siempre pensando en crear contenidos que puedan ser útiles para el progreso ajedrecístico. Creativo, bloguero,...

  • NM SoCalJuniorChess

    Online 56 min ago
    Shyam Gandhi Los Angeles, United States

    Online private lessons available over Skype Training Games with Chat Analysis also available    Message me here on chess.com if interested See what a few of my students are saying at the end   Hi and thanks for visiting my coaching profile! I am National...

  • WFM dmov

    Online 1 hr ago
    Daniela Movileanu FIDE Rating 2213 Rome, Italy

    Hi everybody! I’m Daniela Movileanu, a Woman Fide Master (WFM) from Italy.   I won the Italian Women Chess Championship twice, in 2015 and 2016, and I played with the Italian national team at the European Team Championship of 2015 and at the Olympiads...

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