I started my chess teaching career at a
chess school in Kiev in '75. In two years I became the dean of the school and
designed and implemented the curriculum. In '79 I became the principal of the
In '88 I began coaching the Ukraine under 21 team with GM Igor Novikov, working year around as well as traveling to special meets and tournaments.
It took me several years to reestablish myself professionally after coming to the US. In '93 I began actively working with private and public elementary schools in the Boston area, establishing chess as an extra-curricular activity. Aside from teaching children at schools I also brought chess to summer camps. I also specialize in chess lessons on an individual basis.
If you are interested in lessons go here.
Here are some of the players I have coached:
Other notable players
Christopher Dingle went from 1400 o 2100 in 3 years.
School Systems in the Boston Area I have taught in: