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WIM Tijana Mandura

Well-reviewed lichess coach💯's coach of the month 📈 Chessable: Everyone's First Strategy Kit 📚

LocationBelgrade Serbia
LanguagesEnglish (US)
RatingFIDE: 23382364
Hourly rate$50: Lesson + Additional material, $400: Bundle(9 lessons), $30: training games
AvailabilityAccepting students

About me

I am 25-year-old Woman International Master. I have a bachelor's degree in Information Systems and Technology from Faculty of Organizational Sciences in Belgrade.

I come from a chess family (my dad is Grand Master and mum is Woman FIDE Master) so I've been playing chess since I was 5.

📖 Feel free to check my website:
📖 Check out my Chessable course:

Playing experience

-I won a bronze medal in the World Youth chess championship under 18 (Halkidiki, 2015) and a bronze medal at the European Youth Championship Under 18 years (Porec 2015).
-Also, have 3 norms for Woman Grand Master and one for International Master.
- I am a standard national team member of Montenegro and I participated in 3 Olympiads and 2 European team championships.
-I participated at Susan Polgar's Camp for 10 the most talented girls in the world under 20 years old (2015 in Vienna).
-I am a member of various clubs throughout Europe.

Teaching experience

📰's coach of the month:

-5 years of private lesson experience
-Coach at Marshall chess club (New York) : Intermediate Strategy Course (Parts I & II)
-Chessable - Everyone's First Strategy Kit:
-1 year experience as a consultant to the International Master and FIDE Master
-Simultaneous exhibition

Other experiences

-Worked on the project of promotion of chess among kids and adults
-CEO of chess-boost
-Traveler :)

Best skills

✔️Lessons based on individual weaknesses
✔️Analytical skills
✔️Openings, Middlegames, Endgames
✔️Calculation, visualization, evaluation
✔️Finding a plan using Strategy
✔️Utilizing modern tools (databases, PGN files)
✔️Analyzing games and developing strategies
✔️Identifying and utilizing patterns
✔️Staying motivated and constantly improving

Teaching methodology

✔️Private lessons:
1) Students should send me at least 10 games of their game (classic, rapid or blitz) or links to their accounts on chess websites.

2a) I will analyze their games to find common mistakes and base lessons around them. For example lessons can be how to make plan in simple or in complicated position, position estimate based on key factors, basic, intermediate or advanced endgames, tactics, strategy, pawn structure, bad and good pieces, frequent motives, openings...

During the lesson emphasis is put on the thinking process and psychology. I ought to share not only what I think about a certain position, but what chain of thoughts led me to that.

2b) The other option is to play a couple of games with a student and then analyze the games.

3) Everything we do in the class, homework and additional material is given after every class.

I hold lessons via Zoom or Skype and lichess platform. You can pay for the lesson using PayPal, credit card or bank transfer. I accept payments by credit card/PayPal at too.

✔️Group lessons (max 5 people in group) available at:

📰 Patreon (blog, articles, studies...):

🛍️ Bundle (8+1) available at:

📚 Chessable course:

❓ If you have any questions or requests, please don't hesitate to contact me. You can send a message here, on the email or for group lessons at:

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