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GM Andrey Sumets

“If you want to reach your goals and dreams, you cannot do it without discipline.” — Lee Kuan Yew

LocationOdessa Ukraine
LanguagesEnglish (US)
RatingFIDE: 257624782653
Hourly rate40 Euros -1 hour, 350 Euro - 10 hours
AvailabilityAccepting students

About me

Hello! I am Andrey Sumets, a professional chess player and coach, my
biggest FIDE elo is 2640. In openings my specialization is Caro-Kann
and French Defence on e4 and Slav Defence and Nimzowitsch on d4. You
can find my articles about these openings in New in Chess, Chessbase
Magazine, I'm available for private lessons and training
games with analyses. I've been working with strong GMs and with
beginners. Homework is provided. Prices are affordable.
1 hour - 40 Euro and 35 Euro if you purchase 10 hours of lessons in advance.
If you are interested in playing blitz or standard games with brief
analysis.1 hour games price is 35 Euro. For more information contact
me at I can speak English, French, Russian, Ukrainian.

Playing experience

This year I won in Cesme (Turkey). My best result is 1st place in Palma de Mallorca 2009 7,5/9. 1 point ahead of second place. I was also second in Bad Wiesse 2013.

Teaching experience

I've been coaching for 20 years. My best student is GM Stanislav Bogdanovich. I have also worked with other strong GMs and Wgms, such as Y.Drozdovskij, Y. Vovk, Y.Zherebukh, E. Doluhanova, B. Firat, N,Buksa.

Other experiences

I got magister degree in economics and I used to work in Odessa National Academy of Food Technology.

Best skills

I'm a solid player, who can teach you French Defense and Caro-Kann, Slav Defense and Nimzowitsch.

Teaching methodology

My coaching method allows you to comprehend chess rationally that can really help you to organize your chess knowledge as the whole teaching process and you can learn how to work
on your mistakes. My lessons are student-centered, so you feel comfortable during our lessons.