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GM Wojciech Moranda

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LocationWroclaw Poland
LanguagesEnglish (US), polski
RatingFIDE: 26362826
Hourly rate80 USD/h
AvailabilityAccepting students
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About me

Grandmaster since 2009, rated 2636. Professional coach with more than 20 years of playing experience.

Poland’s TOP 3 player (August 2021) and FIDE TOP 100 in rapid chess (August 2018). Polish Vice-Champion (2021).

Playing experience

Captain of the PRO Chess League Team New York Marshalls as well as the third rated Polish Team (Wieża Pęgów).

Member of top European teams from German (Schachfreunde Berlin), Belgian (Cercle d’Échecs Fontainois) and leagues Swedish (Visby Schackklubb).

Multiple Polish Championships Medallist, Bronze Medallist at European Rapid Championships (Warsaw 2007) and of the Summer Universiade (Kazan 2013). Polish Blitz Champion (2017). Bronze Medallist at the European Team Championships (Catez 2021) as well as individually Silver Medallist on Board 4 at the same event.

Represented Poland at many World and European Junior Championships. Winner of many Polish and international tournaments.

Teaching experience

Coach of the National Youth Chess Academy of the Polish Chess Federation (since 2012).

Coach of the National Female Chess Team (2013).

Other experiences

Book writer - first book titled 'Universal Chess Training' published October 2020 with Thinkers Publishing.

Next book - 'Supreme Chess Understanding: Statics & Dynamics' with Thinkers Publishing in preparation.

Co-author of the book „Akiba Rubinstein współcześnie” (eng. Contemporary look on Akiba Rubinstein).

Regular contributor for MAT – the most popular chess magazine in Poland.

Best skills

Available for individual training. Specializing in opening preparation, strategy, calculation and the decision-making process. Experienced in training amateurs, prodigies and professionals alike. Just PM me at the server.

Teaching methodology

Individual approach to each student. Teaching things not widely available in books.
If you would like to:
1) be able to play blindfold chess effortlessly <www.youtube.com/watch?v=QKl-4UyWVN0>, or
2) learn how to beat World Champions <www.youtube.com/watch?v=s54II-zldks>,
you have already found the right coach!

Youtube videos

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