Chess Coaches

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  • IM AndreyOstrovskiy

    Online 5 hrs ago
    • Andrey Ostrovskiy
    • FIDE Rating 2441
    • Bielefeld, Germany

    Are you a passionate chess player? Eager to improve your chess? You are welcome! I am an International Master from Ukraine, currently living in Germany. I provide chess lessons for players of different levels and ages. Ukraine is one of the best chess...

  • GM ArnaudovP

    Online 6 hrs ago
    • Petar G. Arnaudov
    • FIDE Rating 2484
    • Plovdiv, Bulgaria

    I am GM Petar G. Arnaudov.  I achieved the GM title at 2013I am part of Bulgarian national team and part of the teams in Germany, Austria, Bulgaria, Turkey,France,Macedonia and Greece.I  played in 100+ tournaments, winning more than dozen of them. I am...

  • NM aww-rats

    Online 7 hrs ago
    • FIDE Rating 2220
    • Route 66, California, United States

    Full time Professional Chess Coach   Top selling coach on chess.com for two+ years. They stopped recording this in March 2013 when I outsold all coaches on this site first 10 months of activity to move up to number 4 overall. I now teach chess 70 hours...

  • GM BartoszSocko

    Online 2 days ago
    • Bartosz Socko
    • FIDE Rating 2657
    • Warszawa, Poland

    Hello! I am here to have some fun, to play some blitz games, but also to help you! I am active player and chess coach so feel free to ask me about training, openings, books, ideas etc. I also give lessons online.

  • BobBishoen

    Online 5 hrs ago
    • Bob Bishoen
    • FIDE Rating 1940
    • Lago Atitlan, Guatemala

    I offer different courses for players aiming for > 1600 rating in 2017. Enroll for a free lesson now, and I will show you how to think at 2000-level.  Courses - Free Lesson / Lección gratis: Enroll via www.becomefm.com or send me a message!- Silver...

  • FM chess_big_master

    Online 55 min ago
    • Yevhenii Yelisieiev
    • FIDE Rating 2334
    • Днепропетровск, Ukraine

      Hello everybody! I am Yevhenii Yelisieiev, Fide Master and National chess master from Ukraine. My current Elo rating is 2334. I am a professional chess coach on chess.com with decent experience. I speak English and Russian fluently so the lesson can...

  • ChesscomUniversity

    Online 32 min ago
    • Chess.com University
    • Internet, International

    Chess.com University is the the world's leading chess-teaching organization on the internet hosted right here on Chess.com! It's headed by talented chess instructors who are here to provide world-class chess education. Chess.com University offers single-day...

  • GM CrisDictatorChirila

    Online 4 days ago
    • Cristian Chirila
    • USCF Rating 2631
    • San Francisco, United States

    International Grand Master, world youth champion in 2007 at group U-16, currently professional chess player and trainer. If you wish to learn more about me visit my webpage at: www.cristian-chirila.com

  • NM danheisman

    Online 5 hrs ago
    • Dan Heisman
    • FIDE Rating 2285
    • Wynnewood, PA, United States

    Host Chess.com's "Q&A with Coach Heisman" TV show first Friday of each month. Authored 11 chess books, do the Novice Nook column for Chess Cafe (Best Column in North America 3 times; six times Best Instruction), and have 280+ instructional videos...

  • IM DanielRensch

    Online Now
    • Daniel Rensch
    • FIDE Rating 2416
    • @danielrensch Twitter/Facebook/YouTube, United States

    Vice President of Content & Professional Relations for Chess.com. International Master Danny Rensch is best known for his videos and chess.com/tv shows - but also writes educational articles, publishes breaking chess news, and organizes the details...

  • GM dbojkov

    Online 9 hrs ago
    • Dejan Bojkov
    • USCF Rating 2597
    • Sofia, Bulgaria

    Graduated National Sports Academy in Sofia as a chess coach. Former trainer of the former women champion Antoaneta Stefanova. Available for private and group lessons online. You can check my video lesson library for chess.com  here. You can follow me...

  • GM Dlugy

    Online 10 hrs ago
    • Maxim Dlugy
    • USCF Rating 2624
    • New York City, United States

    Grandmaster Maxim Dlugy is well known as a Rapid Chess specialist. Formerly ranked #1 by the World Blitz Chess Association, he is regarded by many as one of the best blitz (both over the board and online) players of all time. The World Junior Champion...

  • GM Elshan1985

    Online 4 days ago
    • Elshan Moradiabadi
    • USCF Rating 2670
    • Lubbock, United States

    Hey chess lovers! I am GM Elshan Moradiabadi, currently living in Lubbock, Texas. I teach chess at every level with a keen interest in players between 1500-1900 in order to help them boost their chess to master and expert level. I usually start teaching...

  • GM erichansen

    Online 2 days ago
    • Eric Hansen
    • USCF Rating 2660
    • Calgary, Canada

    Chess Grandmaster from Canada available for private lessons. As someone who made most of my chess progress without books or a coach I try to combine my modern chess background(extensive use of online resources and databases) with a classical approach....

  • CM EugenD

    Online 1 day ago
    • Valer Eugen Demian
    • FIDE Rating 2220
    • Vancouver, BC, Canada

    The player - my first serious chess tournament was back in 1974, a little bit late for today's standards; over the years I have had the opportunity to play all forms of chess from OTB to postal, email and server chess. The journey as a player brought...

  • NM FastChance

    Online 3 hrs ago
    • Aaron Grabinsky
    • FIDE Rating 2380
    • Webster Groves, Missouri, United States

    Hello everyone! I have four years of volunteer teaching experience, and I enjoy working with MOTIVATED students! It is much easier to teach and to learn when there is a driving interest. In my opinion, until you reach master level, openings are subordinate...

  • NM FearNoEvil12

    Online 12 hrs ago
    • Joel Johnson
    • USCF Rating 2300
    • Phoenix, Arizona, United States

    Joel Johnson, unlike nearly all other chess masters, started playing tournament chess at the advanced age of 17. But it did not take long before success struck, in just his third chess tourney, Joel won the 1972 Merrimack Valley High Chess Championship...

  • IM Fins0905

    Online 8 hrs ago
    • John Bartholomew
    • USCF Rating 2548
    • Minneapolis, MN, United States

    Hey, Chess.com users! I'm John. International Master, FIDE 2448, USCF 2530 (September 2016). I'm a 30 year-old professional chess coach currently working toward my GM (Grandmaster) title. Follow my blog here on Chess.com, and feel free to check out my...

  • GeniusKJ

    Online 2 hrs ago
    • Kairav Joshi
    • Idaho, United States

    Greetings!   I am Chess.com's best-selling chess coach and regularly teach chess online. Check out my coaching profile for more info.   I am President of Chess.com University, the world's leading online chess-teaching organization. I regularly teach college-like...

  • GM GMMelik

    Online 3 hrs ago
    • Melikset Khachiyan
    • USCF Rating 2600
    • Los Angeles, United States

    Melik Khachiyan is a professional chess player and chess coach since 1990. Melik is currently the US National Olympiad Team coach. Among his own early coaches was former world champion GM Tigran Petrosian. Former student GM Levon Aronian says, "...it...

  • IM IMRosen

    Online 3 hrs ago
    • Eric Rosen
    • USCF Rating 2450
    • St. Louis, United States

    My name is Eric Rosen and I am an International Master residing in St. Louis, MO. I attend Webster University and compete for the Webster University Chess Team. As a member of the team, I am coached by former Women's World Champion, Susan Polgar, and...

  • WGM IvaVidenova

    Online 38 min ago
    • Iva Videnova
    • FIDE Rating 2370
    • Plovdiv, Bulgaria

    WGM, IM, Iva Videnova - a certified FIDE Trainer (FT) with current FIDE rating of 2370 and a Bachelor’s degree in chess coaching. Currently employed as a chess coach in Dubai Chess & Culture Club (Dubai, UAE). Specialized in training beginners and...

  • CM JamesColeman

    Online 3 hrs ago
    • James Coleman
    • FIDE Rating 2207
    • London, England

      Hi! I'm James Coleman from London, England, 40 years old, and have been playing chess since I was 7. I've competed in many international tournaments around the world and experienced all the highs and lows that go with it.    I'm now retired from competitive...

  • GM jon_speelman

    Online Dec 12, 2016
    • Jonathan Speelman
    • London, United Kingdom

  • GM JRLOK

    Online 1 day 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...

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