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Chess Instruction and Coaching

Comprehensive Chess Coaching


RedBandit Chess is a unique comprehensive coaching program for chess players of all levels.  Enrollment provides access to private 1-on-1 instruction, workshops, access to annual retreats, and more.  Developed by National Master Ian Harris, the program is designed to help players reach their maximum potential both at chess and life skills. 
More about RedBandit Chess and Ian Harris.


Harris’s approach is unique in several ways.  By enrolling in the program students will receive coaching in a variety of forms to ensure a well-rounded learning experience.  Along with all of the other benefits of chess, Harris teaches with a deliberate focus on improving executive function skills.  Through this method, everyone can reap the rewards of studying chess, whether your goal is to begin participating in tournament chess or to reach the level of master.  Read more about Harris’s approach.


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Online Chess Classes


If you receive your coaching through RedBandit Chess you have many options to customize your experience.  Private 1-on-1 lessons for individuals of all ages and levels are available.  Group classes with separate options for children and adults continue on a regular  basis.  There are many flexible possibilities for organizations and schools looking for classes.  Private lessons, workshops and game analysis take place online, while tournament coaching and retreats are in-person. Most services are also available a la carte.  See more details here.

Online Instruction Via Zoom and Chessbase

Contact Information

NM Ian Harris

(203) 981-7252

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