Trainers

claudiuprunescu@yahoo.com

TRAINERS

Claudiu Prunescu – has over 17 years’ experience as a coach, teacher and chess player (FIDE Master). Since 2010 has worksed as a coach for the Nyon Chess Club and a teacher in schools in the Nyon area (Gland, Coppet, Borex, Genolier, Nyon) and Collonges – sous – Saleve, France (between 2014 – 2017). Mr. Prunescu has several degrees and training qualifications obtained in Romania, France and Switzerland. In 2015 he obtained the title of Sports Master issued by the Minister of Sports of Romania.
He knows that chess can contribute to the healthy intellectual development of children. For this reason he has created a Chess School, through which he would like to pass on his knowledge and passion for chess to children.

 

As a player, he won many awards , the most importants were the following

Awards Year Place
1er place Open de Plainpalais 2009 Geneva
1er place Tournoi de Signy 2009 Nyon
1er Place Tournoi de l` Amitié 2009 France
vice-champion Coupe de Genève 2009 Geneva
1er place Open de Plainpalais 2010 Geneva
1er place Open Club d`Echecs de Genève (CEG) 2010 Geneva
1er place Championnat de Nyon 2010 Nyon
1er place Coupe de Genève 2010 Geneva
1er Place Open de Plainpalais 2011 Geneva
1er place Open Club d`Echecs de Genève (CEG) 2011 Geneva
1er place Blitz d` Onex 2011 1er place Blitz d` Onex
1er place Championnat de Nyon 2011 Nyon
1er place Tournoi de Signy 2012 Nyon
2eme place Tournoi de Signy 2013 Nyon
2eme place Tournoi de Signy 2014 Nyon
1er place Championnat de Nyon, cat.A 2016 Nyon
2eme place Open de la Broye 2017 Payerne

As part of the adult team of the Nyon Chess Club

Awards Year
third price of the Chess Switzerland Groupes Championship (CSG). 2014
vice-champion of Switzerland 2015
vice-champion of Switzerland 2018
the bests annuals results from the Nyon Club 2009

In 2014, after only one year of courses, he guided a French school team to win first place in the Haute – Savoie region (France). In the following year, (2015), the same school won second place with 2 players less than the other teams.

His students have won several awards in national and international tournaments and championships.

He knows that chess can contribute to the healthy intellectual development of children. For this reason he has created a Chess School, through which he would like to pass on his knowledge and passion for chess to children.

Students Awards

Veronika Kostina

Participated in the Under 10 European Championship 2014
Double Swiss Champion, Under 12 and Girls Under 10 in Associa 2014
Participated in the Under 12 World Championship in Greece. 2015
Swiss Vice-Champion, Girls Under 12 2016
Participated in the Under 12 European Championship in Prague (Cehia) 2016
Under 14 Swiss runner-up 2017
1st place in the qualifying tournament of the Under 4 Swiss Championship at Belp 2017
Participation in the European Championship in Romania / Mamaia Under 14 (1st Under 14 girl from Switzerland) 2017

Angie Pecorini

Swiss Youth Champion, Girls Under 12, Payerne 2012
1st place, qualifying tournament of the Under 12 Swiss Championship in St. Gallen 2013
Swiss Youth Champion, Girls Under 12, Geneva 2015
1st place at the qualifying tournament, Under 14 Swiss Championship at Belp 2016
Swiss Youth Champion, Girls Under 14, Solothurn 2017

Alexia Villanyi

Swiss Rapid Championship 1st prize
Swiss Girls Championship 2nd prize
Several top placements in Swiss competitions and more than 50 medals and cups.

Csenge Jarai

Vice-Champion, Switzerland 2011
Swiss Champion, Girls Championship. 2012
Participated in the World Championship in Maribor, Slovenia 2012

Pierre-Yves Jaquet

President of Nyon Chess Circle 2015-2017
won the Three Lake Cup with the Nyon team 2017
1st Place,Payerne Tournament (Tournament B). 2018

Louis Hanqi Lu

Finale U12 Genève- 4e 2013
Qualificatif championnat suisse Belp- 1er 2015
Finale U14 Riehen- 4e 2015
Championnat suisse individuel Leukerbad HT2- 1er junior 2015

Raphaël Parrieux

junior team captain, managed to rise to the first national league of the Swiss Championship for Nyon 2017

Matteo Solari

Champion of Nyon and player for the Nyon chess team (1817 ELO points). 2013