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I'm a passionate chess player and full-time chess coach with an extensive knowledge of chess theory who specializes in teaching beginner/intermediate (up to ~1600 USCF) players of all ages. Lessons will be personalized to focus on student's weaknesses and areas of needed improvement, as well as generalized chess instruction. In our lessons, we'll analyze full games (games that you've played as well as master-level games), study opening and endgame theory, and practice tactical motifs to improve all aspects of your play. Chess is a great platform to improve critical thinking skills and one's ability to focus, as well as a great way to have fun. As an adult learner, I understand that getting into chess (especially later in life) can be a bit daunting. I'm here to help remove the stress from chess learning and to make the process fun and enjoyable. My lessons will help you or your children gain a deeper understanding of the art of chess and improve your confidence and ability to play the game.
Welcome to Riyaa School of Chess! About your tutor: My name is Savetha and I'm a professional chess player. Current USCF rating 2129 (USCF ID : 16699312). I've been playing chess since 1997 and I love what I do! Notable achievements: In US Women top 100 list. (46th as per Sep 2019) Commonwealth Bronze medalist (Delhi) World Youth Team Silver Medalist (Russia) Best Women Award (Spain) Best Female Player (Singapore) Mississippi Open State 3rd Mississippi Women Chess Champion I focus on quality teaching on a 1 on 1 basis and making the learning experience the best to improve your chess skills.
Teaching Experience 13+ years - Lead Chess Instructor in elementary/middle school (New York City 2017 - present time) - Lead Pudong brunch Chess Instructor (Shanghai 2016 - 2017) - Lead Chess Instructor (Chicago 2010-2016) - Educating students through private and semi-private lessons online and live since 2009 - Teaching in private/public schools on elementary and middle school levels since 2010 - Teaching intensive courses in chess camps for all levels and age groups 2010 - present time Playing experience - European Rapid Chess Youth Champion Girls U-18 2009 - #1 US Top Girls Under 21 2012 - Finished fourth in the U.S. Women's Championships in 2012, 2015 - Part of the U.S. National Team at Women's World Team Championship 2013, 2015 - Represented the U.S. team at the match USA against China 2013 - Life Master since 2012; Original Life Master since 2017
"My rating has gone up from 935 to 1474 in just 3 months working with Dipankar." " I scored 1st place in the unrated category in my first chess tournament and went on to improve my rating by 200 points." "The sessions are fun and educational and although I was a total beginner, I recently got my first ever medal in a chess tournament." These are the testimonials from just a few of my students. Learn from an International Chess Coach who is ranked in the top 7% of all players in the United States. As a coach, I have coached over 150 students ages 5 to 82 for 6+ years. My students have gained more than 500 rating points in a span of 3 months. As a player, I have over 16 years of experience competing in various national and international tournaments. My USCF rating is 1965 which puts me in the top 7% of all players in the United States. Each lesson will be personalized to the unique strengths and weaknesses of the individual student. You will go through a structured chess curriculum which will ensure there are no gaps in your understanding of the game. Lessons will consist of the following : ->Analysis of the student's recent chess games with detailed feedback on all stages of the game ->In-depth discussion of openings, middlegame tactics and strategy, endgame technique ->Analysis of model games by World Champions and Grandmasters ->Anwering all chess-related questions of the student and filling in any gaps in understanding ->Homework assignments to reinforce the topics covered during a lesson If you have always wanted to learn chess but never did, or you are an avid chess player but are tired of being stuck in a plateau and not seeing improvement, contact now and let's improve your chess!
I am ranked as a top female chess player and have played the game for most of my life. I have played in many national, state, and local tournaments and placed well. I have been teaching students of all ages for over 15 years. I make lessons fun and enjoyable but also very understandable. I teach all levels and ages. This is a great game and I believe anyone can benefit from learning the game of chess.
I have been teaching chess for six years and my students have gone on to tournament level and won competitions. Within the first few lessons, my students have developed a deeper understanding of chess strategies As they progressed further in their lessons they have developed special moves to win the chess games. I take pride in my students' success and love working with them. I do provide tournament chess boards for my students.
Dipankar is an exceptional teacher. He is always well prepared, insightful and pushes me to become better. He reviews games for personalized feedback and also gives structured teaching. Highly recomme
Mike (Chess lessons with Dipankar G.)
I've taken informal lessons with Dipankar for the last 2 years or so. He does a great job at explaining the game of chess. He is very patient. I have been able to learn a few different openings and ha
Jessica (Chess lessons with Dipankar G.)
I received very valuable and professional lessons from Dipankar. He reviewed prior games I had played on chess.com with his expert eye and gave me many specific useful lessons out of these games. I re
Dan (Chess lessons with Dipankar G.)
Very happy with coach Dipankar. He makes the learning easy for my kid by explaining concepts in fun way.My son is 9 years old and after just 2 months of lessons, he won first prize in his first tourna
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