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The Los Angeles Chess Club, as the most active club on the west coast, provides instructors offering “Private Lessons” to individuals and groups interested in improving their knowledge of the Royal Game at an accelerated pace.
Private Lesson is an excellent way to learn, implement, and achieve desired results for ambitious players who believe they need a fast approach to unleash their inner talents using the best available methodology.
In order to improve, one’s interest and parent’s support (for Juniors) – as the most important factors in achieving this goal - must be accommodating as well.
Senior Life Master Mick Bighamian (L) and 2007&8 World Chess Olympiad Gold Medalist International Grandmaster Smbat Lputian (R)
Mick has been playing and teaching chess, as well as directing tournaments for over quarter of a century.
As a Player, he has been on the list of United States Chess Federation’s (USCF) “Top 50 Most Active Players” for over 10 years and enjoys the highest USCF Chess title in the country – Senior Master.
As a Coach, he has trained many individuals, who have, over the years, been able to compete in and win National Tournaments and have been able to receive Chess Scholarships from various universities, and have attained National Master titles.
Here are just a few of his strong students:
As a Tournament Director, he has directed over 3000 tournaments since mid 1980s and achieved the ‘Director of the Year’ title in 1997.
As a lecturer, He has been discussing advanced chess topics in his Advanced Chess Classes on Tuesday evenings. His lecture’s quality is highly refined and he has a refreshing teaching style that keeps the student interested in the topic.
A few achievements over the years…
(The Premium package)
(This 5-session package fully provides all the necessary tools in order to gain a respectable understanding of the game – up to around 2000/2200 USCF rating – Expert/ Master strength)
(The Basic package)
(This package covers all the basics on various areas of chess to prepare one in reaching around 1600 USCF rating*- Category ‘B’ strength)
This is ideal for players interested in strengthening specific area(s) of their game in a few sessions only.
Topics discussed may include:
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