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Chess for beginners and hobbyists, online lessons or in person

Chess is a great game for having fun and sharpening the mind. Suitable for all ages, I offer classes for beginners to advanced players from ages of 5 upwards. As an online player myself with a blitz rating of 2440, I find the study and play of chess endlessly rewarding and hope that some of my passion can rub off on you. I offer lessons on all aspects of the game from the opening to the endgame, from simple queen and king endgames to Novotny interference I can provide puzzles and exercises for any level.

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At teacher's location: Wild Street, London, UK

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Skills:
Age:
Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Duration:
45 minutes
60 minutes
90 minutes
The class is taught in:English

About Me

Growing up play in chess clubs and in tournaments online my passion for chess grew from an early age and at university I taught private students around central and west London. After leaving I started teaching in schools such as st. Pauls in mill hill and Christchurch school in Hampstead before returning to private tuition due to the covid pandemic. My teaching style tends to be informal and I like to make them as fun and therefore as engaging as possible. This can include playing blitz games playing variants of chess such as king of the hill or 3 check. I’m a big fan of ideas and principles that can be applied at all stages of the games and I try to encourage my students to play principled chess.

Education

Kings College London, MA in Philosophy with a dissertation in moral Philosophy
DLD College; 3 As at A-level in maths, economics and physics
Eltham College Senior School, 11 GCSEs

Experience / Qualifications

4 years teaching in schools and private students.

Former member of Hammersmith chess club.

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