Maria-Alexandra Ciocan


Maria Ciocan is a FIDE-rated player, with a peak rating of 2068. She has been playing chess competitively for over a decade. Included in her dozens of tournament appearances are several World and European Chess Championships.

Maria has taught chess for over three years. She coaches in-person in London and teaches online lessons to students from around the world. Maria enjoys working with children and sharing her passion for chess, having taught students from ages 5 and up.


“Maria is an exceptionally talented chess teacher. My daughter adores her lessons and is quickly gaining a strong foundation while having loads of fun. Maria continually challenges her yet manages to keep their time together light and engaging so my daughter finishes each lesson with a huge smile, eager for their next game! Highly recommended.” Jessica A., London


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