Dear Visitor ,

Hello and welcome to my official website! my name is Atousa Pourkashiyan and I am a Woman Grand Master in chess. Besides playing chess professionally, I also offer chess lessons from beginner to master level. I hope you find all the information you need on my website. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

Atousa Pourkashiyan

why chess ?

Playing the game of Chess on a regular basis right from the childhood improves the learning, thinking, analytical power, and decision-making ability of the child. Chess makes the child learn how to strategize aspects of the game and life. In addition, a child can also learn the importance of foresight, and planning. Children playing chess from an early age exhibit extraordinary memory skills. Chess also helps in improving concentration and academic performance of the child.

Some benefits of playing chess are as follows

Chess in LA Students Testimonials

Hi, My name is Abigail and I have two 7 years old sons and a 5 years old daughter who take chess lessons from Atousa.

- Abigail

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My name is Jennifer York, and our sons’ names are Ryan and Johnny. They are 9 and 8 respectively. We live in Los Angeles..

- Jennifer York

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Hi, My name is Josh Levine, I’m 31 and my rating is about 1670.

- Josh Levine

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Atousa has helped me improve my chess dramatically. She has refined my openings, and helped me to understand chess at a higher level ...

- Aaron. S, 38 years old

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