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Freya
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£35/h
1st lesson free!
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Lessons offered by Ivan
  • Individual
The lessons will be held
Taught subjects
  • Chess
Levels
  • All Levels

Enthusiastic chess player and tutor. I teach beginners and amateurs up to intermediate level. Highest ECF rating 142. Happy to teach remotely during current times, prefer 1 to 1 for maximum impact.

Methodology

I base my classes on assessing what is the student starting point, goals, and how much time they can invest. I usually have taught 1-on-1 students, in order to be able to concentrate on their development. I am good at keeping beginners interested in the game, without sacrificing quality of teaching.

Experience

I have played chess since childhood, but really took it up seriously in 2016. I have competed for Lewisham Chess Club in the ECF, reaching a maximum rating of 142. In teaching, I have had 5 1-on-1 students in the last 2 years and have helped them improve their understanding of the game, as well as their ratings on online platforms such as lichess and chess.com. My approach is very client-oriented, as I love chess and like to see players develop.
If you are looking for a professional chess coach, that is not me, as I don't have the chess skill to be or teach at Master level and beyond.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : £30/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : £125
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : £220
Lessons offered by Ivan
Individual
The lessons will be held
at his home
at your home
Taught subjects
  • Chess
Levels
  • All Levels

5 reviews on Ivan
  • 5/5

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Freya

Perfect! The best tutor ever!
Very calm, clear and patient... also good sense of humour.
Would highly recommend!!!!!

Ivan's response

Very enthusiastic, very focused during the lesson.

C
Christopher

Perfect! Ivan has taught me the basics of chess in engaging lessons, I've steadily improved and I'm happy with the results. I can wholeheartedly recommend him.

Ivan's response

Very enthusiastic, focused during lesson, takes time to make use of skills outside of lesson time.

3 recommendations

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Boris

Ivan and I studied at the same colleague. He is a patient, calm and anytical tutor who had pointed out several of my weaknesses and provided valuable recommendations on how to mitigate or even elimate them. His tutorials were a real eye-opener for me and definitely improved my chess game.

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Volen

Ivan is a great chess tutor! I'm a beginner and after just a few sessions with him I understand the game much better. I'm already much more confident and successful and I'm constantly improving my ranking thanks to Ivan's support! Highly recommend booking your first session with him!

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Bryony

My chess game has massively improved since taking lessons with Ivan. He’s a fantastic, paitent teacher and has a great eye for identifying my weaknesses. Other than being a great and natural teacher, he makes playing chess so much fun and brings a lovely sense of humour. Would recommend Ivan to anyone wanting to learn or improve their game whatever level, and doing so in a friendly and comfortable environment :)

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