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WFM Serafima (Sima) Tsyganova
Serafima (Sima) Tsyganova
Sima is a Women's FIDE Master, the second highest rated female player in Minnesota, and a professional coach with 30+ years teaching experience. She came from Russia in 2003 were she used to work in a High School chess school.
Sima has coached many students who went on to become experts and masters. Most of her students now play international tournaments, including the World, European and Russian chempionships. Two of them, Ryazantsev Alexander, and Krivoborodov Egor, became grandmasters by the age of 15.