WGM Maryana Huda
Rate: $25 per hour
Language: Ukrainian (native speaker), Russian (native speaker), English (Full Professional working proficiency), Spanish (Full Professional working proficiency), Catalan (Professional working proficiency), German (Elementary proficiency)


2010 – 2011 Chernivtsi National University
MA, English language teaching
2006 – 2010 Chernivtsi National University
BA, English language teaching
2003 – 2006 Regional High School

1996 – 2003 Morshyn Primary and Middle School
(Winner of math and language Olympiads in local school)


2006 – Present Professional Chess Coach / Editor, Online and in-person professional chess coaching at high school and local institutions. Coached beginner to champion levels at all ages. Trained medalists.

2008 – Present Foreign Language Instructor / Translator. Taught and tutored foreign languages at all levels.

2000 – Present Professional Chess Player. Holder of Women International GrandMaster title since 2006.


2009 Category of gender and gender correlations of nouns and pronouns in Old English

2010 Communicative method in foreign language teaching


Tutoring in various languages to international students.
Created online channels for chess tutoring in English, Spanish and Russian.
Working as a partnered streamer on chess.com.


The annual organizer of local chess tournaments for kids in local and nearby towns.


Holder of 6th Kyu in Aikido, entomology, sci-fi literature, linguistics, beading, painting
Patience & Discipline:
•Self-taught languages
•Self-trained chess to grandmaster level and became a professional player.

Training Experience

Years: 2006-present, full-time coaching job at “Halcon” youth and children’s sports school. 2009-2012 Morshyn lyceum elective chess course coach.
Level of students: from beginners to top player private consulting. Having a bunch of 1-st and 2-nd category students at my local sports youth’s school, helping to make progress to young and amateur CM level chess players, helping players to pursue IM and GM title. Online individual coaching.

Type of/Areas of Training
Universal student-oriented approach. All stages of the game, positional play, prophylaxis thinking, strategy, planning, dynamic play, tactics, calculation, spotting and working on weak points, practical tournament play, chess for children, improvement for adult amateurs, high-level player consulting, Soviet chess school, working with chess books and classic, advanced games analysis, sports psychology support, pedagogy.

Student Results

WIM Annika Du Plessis won the African youth chess championship – https://kenyachessmasala.com/2019/01/fawzy-adham-african-junior-chess.html .
Multiple times Danish youth champion John Christopher Christensen participated in youth Worth and EU championships.
Bulteel, Clara is a national champion and going to play Would U8 chess championship.
Kravets Yuliya was 3-rd in UKR girls U16 championship, recently – http://ukrchess.org.ua/turnir/Archive/Ukr_Champ/u16_2020/results.html.
Local students Oleg Romanovych, Yuliya Bihun, Oleg Levkovych, Sakal Andriy, Vasiyutyn Vladyslav, Kulyk Oksana, Kostyk Bogdan, Ogorodnyk Roman, and others, who won regional Lviv championships both as team and individuals at their ages and participated at Ukrainian championships.
Laia Swaminathan excels at scholastic chess tournaments – https://mindsinspired.ky/news/interschool-chess-tournament-a-success
Players winning youth tournaments, such as Borisova Ulyana, Justin Peng, Joseph Tantsyura, etc.

Articles author at https://www.chessonly.com/author/maryana/ and my personal blogs like chess.com, you can find it here –
https://www.chess.com/member/morshynska and also more info about my chess coaching along with my student’s reviews and my blogging and vlogging and active and successful social media work here – https://lichess.org/coach/Morshynska1
Udemy chess video course author – https://www.udemy.com/user/maryana-huda/?fbclid=IwAR2denOjw1IOAIFbnXxpf__A77my-tPA_HIu_Ou_2dSKWcOrA0pZfiOF7-8
Author of multiple private chess video courses on demand.
Author of educational content for my students, particularly opening explained and strategy chess files, which serve as private educational materials for my students and which I share privately or paid.
Popular Youtube chess coaching channel –