I find out what each student needs and teach what they need. It could be the basics or middlegame, endgame, tactics or the opening. I also analyze their games which is very important for improvement.
One of our best tutors! High-quality profile, qualified, and response guaranteed. Cengiz will carefully plan your first lesson.
I was a Court Interpreter in London. I am fluent in English as my mother is English despite being brought up in Cyprus. I have also taught English at a University. I have set up a Chess Club and have been teaching chess for about 7 years. I mainly teach one-to-one and can teach up to 2000 elo.
Perfect! My son is taking chess lessons from Cengiz for the last two months. He is very knowledgeable about the game, professional, flexible (in terms of scheduling), and patient. What we liked most about him is that he is very good at guiding his student through the thinking/ analysing the moves by asking good questions instead of just telling the student what to do. He has helped my son a lot during his lessons and we feel quite satisfied with his teaching style and approach. In fact he even mentored him when he enrolled for his first ever chess tournament recently. We would definitely recommend him as a chess tutor.
Radhika's son, Kabir, is very talented and disciplined at chess. He is improving quickly.
Perfect! Very helpful and encouraging tuition.
Hugh, Marie-Adele's son is very interested in chess and wants to improve.
Perfect! Great chess tuition!
Samantha's son, Oscar, is very interested in chess and is willing to work on his game in order to improve himself. I think he can develop himself a lot!
Excellent! Had a good lesson with Cengiz for my son. Cengiz is knowledgable and skilful in teaching chess.
George (Lisa's son) is very talented and can become a great chess player in the future.
Perfect! So far, I had 2 lessons with Cengiz and I am planning to have 2 lessons per week for the foreseeable future as he is an excellent chess player who has an academic approach to it. He is very articulate and clear as you can see from his YouTube videos which is very helpful for a student like myself. In addition to that, Cengiz did a great deal of prep work before both lessons we had which shows his professional attitude and willingness to go the extra mile for his students.
I had a very enjoyable lesson with Paulius and he wants to develop his playing strength. He is willing to study in order to reach his target.
Perfect! Thoroughly enjoyed my trial lesson. Learned so much and the lesson went soooo quick. That’s a good sign of a good teacher. I think you found a new student
Lestyn is keen to improve himself as a chess player and is a good listener.
Perfect! My son likes chess, and is very keen to meet some good player. Cengiz is very knowledgeable on this filed and he could make the points clear than it was thought.
My child enjoys the lesson.
Joey's son Alfred is an intelligent young man who listens well and is keen on learning.
Perfect! Great tutor. My son enjoys his classes with Cengiz very much. Reliable, responsive and knows his stuff!
Killion, Marjan's son, is enthusiastic, uses his chess pieces well and is naturally good at tactics. He needs to practice his tactics daily in order to calculate better.
Perfect! Cengiz is extremely patient and coaches in a very relaxed and calm manner. I would highly recommend having lessons with him as I have seen a big improvement in my chess in a very short space of time!
Andy is eager to learn and develop instead of just focusing on getting short-term results at chess.
Cengiz is a very reliable coach and an excellent communicator with great position understanding. Cengiz is patient and well researched, extremely pationate about the game. He draws knowledge from his job as a translator and university tutor and can communicate effectively in a variety of different languages.
He has a very solid style - hope it rubs off on your game like it did mine.
Cengiz is very professional and knowledgeable coach. I first got acquainted with him when I visited his chess school in Kyrenia whilst being on holiday there. I first observed him whilst he was teaching kids. He explained the Petrov defence to them. I am no stranger to Petrov defence but I was really impressed by the depth of Cengiz’s knowledge and realised how little I knew in comparison to him. Cengiz delivered his lecture in a very measures way and calibrated his deliver in a very comprehensible manner. He gave regular examples from chess openings to corroborate his points. One pleasant surprise for was the description of the Shepherd’s mate in Turkish. Within a short space of time I learned a lot from Cengiz on Petrov defence and linguistic beauty of the turkish language. As a keen chess player and father of two kids I can say with confidence that I would be delighted if Cengiz was the tutor of my kids. Cengiz is a rare type of chess tutor from whom one can learn not only good chess but also how to be a decent human being.
I’ve known Cengiz for over 10 years. We’ve played for the North Circular Chess League and have won it numerous times. He is very determined, professional and a great chess tutor! Jordan
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