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FM Sylvain Ravot

“Help your pieces so they can help you” - Paul Morphy

LocationLyon France
Hourly rate40 € / h
AvailabilityAccepting students

About me

Sylvain RAVOT
FIDE Master
I'm 38 and a professional chess coach since 2003

Playing experience

Chess club player for 25 years
Best FIDE rating : 2300
Played in French 1st & 2nd League for 10 years
Strongest player beaten in classical time control : GM Parligras (2571)

Teaching experience

Chess coach for 20 years
Chess coach for French Youth Team 2014-2018
FIDE Instructor
Several pupils got places 1-5 in French youth championship, including one U14 French champion

Other experiences

I teached chess in schools (on school time) for 3 years (2007-2010), teaching to more or less 1000 children
I worked for the French magazine and website Europe Echecs
I worked for the French Chess Federation (masterclass and streaming)
I translated ChessTempo in French in 2010, worked for chesscom, helped Lichess.
I worked for years for PSEJE, making teaching supports and teaching how to teach chess
YouTube creator since 2016

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