Bora Yagiz

Bora Y.

Brooklyn, NY
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate
USCF expert & certified coach, enthusiastic about the game, and friendly teacher,

10+ years of experience working with Grandmasters,

15+ years tournament play and psychology experience,

Can help you improve on various aspects of the game -- over the board, as well as online lessons,

Specializing in players rated 800-1800 level.

About Bora Y.

Know thyself is the saying, and it applies to chess as well.

Everyone is different. Each has his/her different objectives. Everyone also his/her own strengths and weaknesses.

I tailor the lessons taking these into the account, and focusing on improving on the weaknesses within the framework of the student's goals.

I try to put the emphasis on calculation, middle-game positions, and endgames, however.

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Thomas
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I am taking weekly lessons with Bora in order to push my game to the next level. Bora is passionate about chess, and it really shows in his approach to teaching, which I find to be both entertaining and effective. Bora is also a nice person all around and I would not hesitate to recommend him to my friends and/or their kids.

Posted May 22, 2018

Experience

Senior Banking Editor
May 2012 - Present

Thomson Reuters

Education

Economic Policy (M.A)
Sep 2002 - May 2004

Columbia University

Languages

French

Fluent / Native Proficiency

Italian

Professional Proficiency

Turkish

Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

Certified Chess Teacher
Feb 2018

USCF

Financial Risk Management
Jan 2015

GARP

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