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IM Xiangyi Liu

Achieved a 2400+ rating at age of 15 and IM on 17. Currently 21 and have years of experience teaching <2000 rated players.

Location Singapore
Languages中文, English (US)
RatingFIDE: 24492803270827372367
Hourly rate180CNY(traning games only) 240CNY(Coaching) 1.5h coaching=50USD/320CNY Pricing varies according to student level
AvailabilityNot accepting students at the moment

About me

IM and FIDE Instructor Liu Xiangyi FIDE 8605718. Aiming to become a GM in 3 years time. Main focus would be chess coaching in the near future.

Playing experience

2014 Singapore national champion, 2017 World Championship Zonal 3.3 Equal 3rd. Highest rating 2460.

Teaching experience

Been teaching young kids since 2015. One of the early students achieved 2nd in Singapore national age group. A more recent student achieved a 2000 rating on at age of 10,won several online championships and regional events this year.

Chairman of intellectual games club in high school, helped a few members to achieve 2000+ rating with almost no prior experience on chess in 1.5 years time.

Best skills

Positional strategy, middle game plans, sacrificial attacks and endgame.

Teaching methodology

Learn strategy from classical games, learn approach from recent games, learn key concepts by repetitive practice, and learn by heart by analyzing own games.