Titled Player
Diamond Member Coach

Hello everyone, I'm Russian-born GM Maksim Chigaev, now I represent Spain in chess tournaments. GM since 2016

I'm available for lessons,  for any questions feel free to write me: or here at 

I speak English and Russian (hope to learn Spanish soon).

My rate is 70$ per hour, the package of 10 hours is 600$.

Some of my best chess achievements including : participant of Tata Steel Challengers 2019 (shared 2-4 places), participant of World Cup (2019), winner, runner-up and bronze medalist of Russian Higher League (2020, 2021,2022), qualified to Russian Superfinal three times in a row (2020,2021,2022), and many other events. 

Last few years I'm top-100 rapid and blitz player, in July 2018 I was ranked 34th in the world (best rating in rapid chess-2726). 

About 5 years of coaching and second experience as well happy.png

Looking for teams in European Leagues and Pro Chess League 2024.