Are you ready to win chess tournaments and gain chess rating points?

Get coached by a chess MASTER!

Student enjoying playing chess as they win
Student enjoying playing chess as they win

Are you ready to win chess tournaments and gain chess rating points?

Get coached by an ELITE chess player.

STRUGGLING TO IMPROVE YOUR CHESS RATING?

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Frustrated with losing and not knowing why?

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Sometimes feel like chess is just TOO HARD?

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Find yourself doubting if you will ever improve?

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Sometimes lack confidence in your game?

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Fearful when playing a higher rated player?

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Feel like you have tried everything?

If you want to improve your chess rating

 

then  ELITE Chess is what you have been searching for!

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EXPERT CHESS COACHING FOR EVERY LEVEL

novice

Learn the fundamentals of playing the beautiful game of chess. 

beginner

Learn chess strategies that actually work. 

INTERMEDIATE

Gain a firm grasp of winning chess strategies and tactics.

ADVANCED

Become an end-game expert!

I offer EFFECTIVE COACHING, that will help you understand chess, play competitively, and improve your rating!

COACHING PACKAGES FOR EVERY BUDGET

R125-R240 p/m

Online group coaching

R500-R900 p/m

Online individual coaching

R800-R1400 p/m

In person individual coaching

R1100-R1800 p/m

(per group of 10)

In person group coaching

(great for schools)

OR VIEW ALL MY AWESOME PACKAGES

“Dione has helped me believe in myself and has always encouraged me to do better.

He is very passionate in what he does. I have definitely seen an improvement in my chess. ” – Megan (Age 14) –

HOW TO WORK WITH ME:

1. Pick a package

Choose the package that works for you by browsing below. 

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2. make a secure payment

Make a secure online payment.

3. book your slot

Book a slot for your first sessions using our online calendar. 

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4. start improving

Start learning what your weak spots are and how to improve them from day 1! 

MEET YOUR COACH!

Dione Goredema Playing Chess Elite Chess South Africa Cape Town

Hi! I’m Arena FIDE Master, Dione Goredema. 

I’m truly passionate about seeing you achieve you goals in chess!

I look forward to meeting you and coaching you. 🙂

WHAT MAKES ELITE CHESS SO DIFFERENT?

flexible

I work around your schedule and have a variety of packages to suit every need. 

Student-specific

I pin-point where you are at and design a coaching strategy based on your needs.

innovative

I use fun and innovative methods to coach, like blind-fold chess puzzles. 

motivating

I encourage our students to become fighters on the board, grow confidence, and achieve their goals in chess!

SUCCESS STORIES FROM THE WILSON FAMILY

“I enjoy doing puzzles with Coach Dione especially the blindfold puzzles where you learn how to see the board in your head.

Coach explains principles in a CLEAR and FUN way so that I remember them.

I enjoy the parts where coach tells us about great chess players and their classic games…

Coach knows A LOT about chess!”

James Wilson (11 years old)

“Coach Dione teaches us STEP BY STEP how to IMPROVE OUR CHESS.

I like it when coach makes funny jokes when we learn.

The puzzle challenges with my brother are FUN.

I like it when coach plays against us and explains to us what the best moves are.”

Emlyn Wilson (7 years old)

“Coach Dione is a PASSIONATE and a VERY KNOWLEDGEABLE chess coach. His interactive lessons with the kids are PRACTICAL and FUN.

The kids THOROUGHLY ENJOY their sessions with Coach Dione.

He has been a GREAT MOTIVATION for the kids and his preparation and support during tournaments has been INVALUABLE.

The kids’ development has been phenomenal and we are glad to have Coach Dione in our team!”

Paul Wilson (chess parent)

A RECENT SUCCESS STORY!

 

“Dione was added as a supplementary coach to Kajols regular regime and did exceptionally well in respecting her style, main coach methods, and giving her support, encouragement and tweaks, which as a whole culminated in a GOLD MEDAL – thanks Coach D 🙏🇿🇦♟💥 solidly recommended”

Gerard Naidoo, Chess Parent

Dione Goredema Elite Chess Coach Cape Town South Africa Western Province Chess Player Juvan

PHOTOS FROM RECENT TOURNAMENTS

WHEN YOU’RE READY, PICK A PACKAGE HERE

ORGANISATIONS I’VE COACHED FOR:

 

“Dione made great strides in improving the quality of our chess teams and was also very instrumental in creating a better awareness of the sports code at our school.”

– Leon Graham Collop (Chess Coordinator) –

“Through his guidance as a coach he had brought two students to the WP district trials where one of them went on to the inter-district trials and was chosen for the WP team under 20s.”

– Samuel Hesqua (Former Chess Captain) –

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