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Chess Grandmaster and coach with 19 years of experience

My name is Valery and I am an international Grand Master with a 2656 USCF and a 2553 FIDE rating. In the year 2000, I became the champion of the world amongst students. In 2005, I entered the top 50 of the best chess players worldwide, and in 2003, I joined the top 10 of the strongest chess players in the USA rating. I have the tremendous experience of performances and victories at various international tournaments. I also participated in the Russian national team at the international chess Olympics in 2004. Among my competitors, there were the strongest international chess masters such as Michael Adams, Alexander Grischuk, Etienne Bacrot, Vassily Ivanchuk, Peter Leko, Peter Svidler, and others.
About my teaching experience:
I started teaching in 2005. I spent 8 years working at the Russian chess club. Since 2013, I have been teaching online. During this time, my students increased the rating by more than 5,000 points. I helped some students receive their first international chess titles (category). Others were interested in improving their online rating at (concealed information). My students repeatedly became champions of chess clubs, cities, and even states.

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At student's location: Around New York, NY, United States

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The class is taught in:English, Russian

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