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IM Ruslan Kashtanov

Certified FIDE trainer with over 20 years experience is looking for curious students.

LocationSaint-Petersburg Russia
RatingFIDE: 237624672292
Hourly rate25$
AvailabilityAccepting students

About me

I'm 39 years old,professional coach from Saint-Petersburg,Russia.

Playing experience

I'm international master from 2003,winner of many international tournaments: Novaya Ladoga 2000(masters round robin),First Saturday-masters(Budapest 2010),Alushta-masters(several times from 2008),Chepukaitis memorial-2013,2nd prizewinner Panevezis 2015,2017 and many others.
2 memorable games you can see here-

Teaching experience

I work as a coach since 1998.In 2003-2005 I worked in Singapore, the last 13 years working in the St. Petersburg school of Olympic reserve (Anichkov Palace,former Anichkov palace),which
produced 2 world champions(Spassky and Khalifman),and a lot of famous
grandmasters,like Kortchnoi,Taimanov,Kamsky,Kochiev, Sakaev,Vityugov,Matlakov and many others.Certified FIDE TRAINER(from2004).
Best student results: Darryl Wong -1st place u10 and 3rd place u12 on South-East Asia ch(2003-2004)
Karmanova Olga -1st place European youth u12(Riga 2018)
Chuprova Irina -Russia ch(blitz) u16 2012-winner,Chernyak Viktoriya Russia ch u16 2013(silver) Numerous winners of St-Petersburg championships in various age groups.

Other experiences

Regular contributor to the magazine "64 chess review"