Personal Notes

GM Igor-Alexandre Nataf from France, Grandmaster since 1997, elo 2596 on 1st April 2007, several times member of French Team at olympiads and Euro team Championships. Twice winner of the European club Cup with french Team NAO

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Availlable for lessons. Offer very structured lessons adapted to your needs. I Am willing to help you and I really think we can improve your chess together. My rates are very reasonnable. For contacts, send me a tell or an email at

I can help you in various chess area from general play (to solve practical problems that you may encounter on the board, like Zeitnot, spoiling winning positions ,etc...) or more specifical ones (repairing openings, building a repetoire adapted to YOUR style , strategical training, etc... )

go to see my youtube channels, i am making some free chess videos :

Bravo to my student Layla Timergazi who is just 15 and Just got the WIM title today (19-01-2017). She is a very dedicated student and I think she will soon progress much more ! Congratulations Layla again

: UPDATE 29-08-2018 - Congratulations to my pupil Evgenios Ioannidis for winning the European Championship U18 with 1 point more, and for his second IM norm (with 2 points more)

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Type Wild Rating 2135 Best 2176 (01/Oct/2005)
Type Blitz Rating 3319 Best 3367 (26/Mar/2007)
Type Standard Rating 2100 Best
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Type Bughouse Rating 1590 Best 1623 (08/Nov/1998)
Type 5-minute Rating 2503 Best 2508 (10/Jul/2005)
Type 1-minute Rating 2290 Best 2519 (27/Apr/2003)