IM Asaf_Givon lichess coach

IM Asaf Givon

Fun and educational chess learning experience.

Locationkfar saba Israel
Languagesenglish, russian, hebrew
RatingFIDE: 247025332746243322852119
Hourly rateDifferent programs. Please contact for info
AvailabilityAccepting students

About me

Hello! IM Asaf Givon here,23, professional chess player and an a very enthusiastic chess coach.

Playing experience

1st place at Israeli open championship(2013)
Israel under 20 champion(2013,2014)
active player of the first Israeli chess league
2 GM norms

Teaching experience

teaching at the moment about 50 students worldwide.
i am teaching chess for over 10 years since a very young age. i was always happy to share my love of the game to world outside.

Other experiences

co- founder of twitch project "chessjuice" for streaming chess.
publishing regularly educational YouTube videos here:
i also make educational videos for the chess site

Best skills

my main aim as a teacher is to find the right balance between making the lesson fun and educational. i am very open minded in finding the right method and the right resources for each student specifically.

my main skills in teaching:
1. building a solid and clear opening repertoire
2. tactical vision: how to spot tactical opportunities?
3. all aspects of strategic chess.
4. giving the students the right principles and general guidelines of chess.

Teaching methodology

my main aim as a teacher is to find the right balance between making the lesson educational and informative and making it fun and on good spirits.
i uses Skype for communication, and typically using the study boards on lichess for the actual teaching and analyzing.

Youtube videos from my channel