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GM Alexander_Ipatov lichess coach

GM Alexander Ipatov

A top 100 chess player in the world is here to share his knowledge with you!

Location Burhaniye, Turkey
Languages English, Russian, Spanish, Turkish, Ukrainian
Rating FIDE: 2660,
Availability Not accepting students at the moment
Contact Send a private message

About me

My name is GM Alexander Ipatov. I am a 23-year old, ambitious, goal-oriented young man. My FIDE rating is 2660 and the USCF 2703. Besides chess, I attained the bachelor degree in law in 2014. In the future I am planning to attain the MBA diploma.
I have limited space for students from November 2016 until May 2017.

Playing experience

Grandmaster title at the age of 17 ;
World Junior Champion 2012 (ahead of Rapport, Ding Liren, Yu Yangyi, Grandelius, Wei Yi) ;
Runner-up at the World Junior Championship 2013 ;
Turkish Individual Champion 2014 & 2015 (12.5/13 at the latter)
Represented Turkey at World Chess Olympiad (2012, 2014, 2016), European Team Championship (2013, 2015) and World Team Championship (2013).
Qualified for World Cup in 2013 and 2015.
Tied for 1st at World Open (2015), Spice Cup (2013), Michigan Chess Festival (2013).
1st at Deutsche Schule Kapstadt GM Tournament in Cape Town, South Africa (2013).

Teaching experience

I have over 6 years of teaching experience.

Other experiences

Regular contributor to Chess.com, ChessBase, Chess Informant (own column), New in Chess Yearbook, Mavikale, Satrançsever.

Recorded two successful DVDs :

Mastering the Positional Sacrifice (2013) :
https://www.ichess.net/shop/mastering-the-positional-sacrifice/

Dominate Rook Endgames (2015) :
https://thechessworld.com/store/product/dominate-rook-endgames-with-gm-alex-ipatov/

Best skills

2650+ opening repertoire. I share my analyses with students in .pgn or .cbv files.

Teaching methodology

Homework after each lesson ; unlimited e-mail support throughout cooperation with a student.
Online lessons are provided using the combination Skype + Teamviewer.
Sparring services can be provided on the following platforms : Chess.com / Playchess / ICC