Private Lesson With Ryan Ackerman


Ryan Ackerman with Einstein the cat


Ryan Ackerman offers 1-hour private chess lessons in your personal video conference.

This is dedicated one-to-one instruction to improve your problem-solving skills.

Coach Ryan believes in helping students decide what they learn. Early on in each lesson students are prompted to map out what specific items to work on, as seen in my one-minute YouTube introduction. Students can learn strategy, tactics, basic opening plays, endgames, prepare for their next tournament, or work on any other area!

To learn more about lesson time with Coach Ryan, watch his YouTube demo videos.


  1. Choose and reserve your 1-hour time slots on Lesson Calendar with Coach Ryan.
  2. Pay here on Orlov Chess Academy website for the number of lessons you reserved.

Registration cut-off time is three hours before the event.

We use with our online lessons. You can connect with Ryan’s coach account here. accounts are free and you can join our Orlov Chess Academy Club for games and friendly tournaments.

Private lessons are for single individuals. As such, the sibling discount is not available.


Be proactive! This session is for you, customized for you, and for you alone. Pick something you want to learn or bring your recorded games for assessment and improvement.

Send questions to or call 206-387-1253

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