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Advanced training under the guidance of Vincent Riff

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We have revised the entire advanced concept and are expanding this in several steps as Vincent gradually enters in 2023 due to current commitments.
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Profile Vincent Riff

  • 38 years old. Trainer for 20 years. FIDE trainer.
  • FIDE Master (ELO 2380)
  • Currently national coach of Switzerland (youth and B-squad girls)
  • Former French national coach and national director for youth.
  • Former director of the chess club of Mulhouse, an eight-time winner of the French Team Championship, coach of several French champions.
  • Currently director of the largest Parisian chess club.
  • Owner of a chess café in Saint Germain.
  • Languages: Vincent speaks French, English and also quite well german (is currently expanding his German skills with intensive courses)
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Advanced training under the direction of Vincent Riff

In the summer semester 2023 we offer online training 55 minutes each Tuesday between 18.30-20.30.  If necessary and demand, further groups may be set up.

The cost per semester of weekly online training with Vincent Riff is 700 CHF. There is no sibling discount due to limited places.

Children who have additional training with Chess4Kids benefit from a reduced rate of 450 CHF instead of 700 CHF.

For this weekly training, the children / parents are part of a Whatsapp group and receive weekly homework supervision, support with exercises, games, etc. by Vincent.

The price also includes biweekly online tournaments that Vincent organizes and accompanies.

Additional online trainings to prepare for events and tournaments can be arranged with the trainer and are not included in the price.

In case of occasional unforeseen absences of Vince, he provides a qualified replacement coach.

Chess4Kids Power Chess Camps 2023

Power Camps 2023

Until the summer, we offer two weekend power camps in the branch in Leimbach, where Vince runs the camp on site. These camps are aimed at advanced players who are or would like to become tournament players and are looking for special preparation.

  1. Weekend Camp 25./26. February, from 10-17.00
  2. Weekend Camp 17./18. June, from 10-17.00

The children can participate in one or two days.

Price per camp day per child: 150 CHF. Children enrolled in our online or branch semester courses receive a 20 percent discount. Meals are included.

Advanced Summer Camps 2023

In the summer camps 2023 we will hold a weekly camp of Vincent Riff in Oerlikon from 24.-28.07.

The price for a full-day weekly camp Monday to Friday 9-16.00 is 700 CHF. Children who are enrolled with us during the semester receive a 10 percent discount.

Autumn Semester 2023/24

Starting in the autumn semester, Vincent will be here for an additional week per month, offering advanced on-site training in each branch. The days and times will be communicated as needed.

Year 2024

In 2024, Vincent will come to Switzerland and so we can further expand the range of tournament support and advanced courses and camps with him at Chess4kids.

Interested parents can contact Vincent directly at

We are very happy about the cooperation and welcome Vincent warmly!

Teaching programme (excerpt)
  • Play the opening like a master
  • Excellent endgame technique
  • How to find plans to destroy your opponent
  • Calculate like a pro
  • How to finish on top in tournaments

Q & A Session

We also offer a Q&A session on January 10th at 19.00, here are the login details:

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 from 19:00 to 20:00

Connection: Google Meet

Direct Link :

Or directly via : ‪(US) +1 315-642-7267 CODE : ‪834 609 887#

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Online training with Vincent Riff
I would like to register my child for the online training in the summer semester 2023 (CHF 660 or CHF 400 for children already registered)
Weekend Power Camp with Vincent Riff
I would like to register my child for the Weekend Power Camp 2023 (CHF 150/day or CHF 120/day for already registered children)
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Summer Power Camp with Vincent Riff
I would like to register my child for the Summer Power Camp from 24.-28.07. (CHF 700 or CHF 630 for already registered children)
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