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GM carl2000 lichess coach

GM Ilja Zaragatski

Improving chess skill is difficult once you've reached adulthood - unless you train the right way...

Location Hamburg, Germany
Languages English, German, Russian
Rating FIDE: 2509, 2560 2412 2509 2164
Hourly rate 50-70€, discounts available for block bookings.
Availability Now accepting students
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About me

Hi! I'm a 32-year-old GM from Hamburg, Germany, and you might know me from chess24. I cover the complete range of topics in chess training. I consider teaching students how to train chess the right way and supporting their autonomous training to be one of the most essential duties of a good chess coach.

Playing experience

Teaching experience

Among other things, I've been giving online lessons since more than 10 years :)

Other experiences

Best skills

My opening specialities include the French, Benko Gambit and a flexible Reti/English repertoire.

Teaching methodology

Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.

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