If you want to improve your chess game you can sign up for chess lessons at a discounted rate. You can choose from one of our panel of mentors and submit an enquiry. Your mentor will work directly with you with lesson schedule and pricing.

If you would like to be featured as a mentor on our panel, then please provide us with a brief bio and a photo and one of our team members will contact you.

GM Ivan Cheparinov

  • World Top 20 in 2007 - 2713 rating
  • Bulgarian Champion 2004, 2005, 2012, 2018.
  • World Cup appearances in 2005, 2007, 2009, 2015 and 2017
  • 2005 World Cup beat Vassily Ivanchuk; lost to Magnus Carlsen in Round 3
  • 2007 World Cup lost to Magnus Carlsen in the Quarterfinals
  • FIDE World Champion Veselin Topalov's second

V.R.Bobba

Chess Coach TEAM India
  • World Youth Chess Championship in 1996
  • Asian Youth Chess Championship for U-10, U-12, and U-14 boys 2000
  • Asian Youth Chess Championship for U-16 and U-18 girls in 2004
  • Commonwealth Chess Championship in 2004
Gold Medals Achieved by students:
  • 1996 GM Pentala Harikrishna - World U-10 Boys Championship, Spain
  • 2012 WIM Nutakki Priyanka - World U-10 Girls Championship, Slovenia
  • 2004 IM Dasari Sai Srinivas - World Childrenís Olympiad

GM VLADIMIR MALAKHOV

  • GM in 1998
  • Member Russia team -won Gold at the 2009 World Team Championship
  • U-12 U-14 Russian Championship
  • Won the European Rapid Chess Championship of 2009
  • Runner-up European Individual Chess Championship in 2003 and in 2009
  • Top 10- Chess World Cup 2005
  • FIDE World Chess Championship multiple years

WGM Dimitrijevic Aleksandra

Women Grandmaster, ELO 2383
  • FIDE Trainer & International Arbiter
  • European Super Cup U18 Champion
  • 4 Chess Olympiads for Serbia Women National team.
  • General Secretary of Association of Chess Professionals 2019 - present
  • Secretary of FIDE Online Commission 2014 - present

GM ZAVEN ANDRIASIAN

  • GrandMaster at age 17
  • World Junior Champion 2006
  • Coach of the Armenian Women's National Chess Team
  • European Youth Chess Champion 2005
  • Winner Russian Cup 2010
  • Author of 2 bestseller books about Sicilian Defense

WGM Maryana Huda

  • International Women GrandMaster and National Master.
  • Bronze medals in Ukraine women championships - U20 and Rapid

GM Praveen Thipsay

  • GM in 1997 - was the 3rd Indian to achieve this
  • Arjuna Award - highest sports award conferred By Government of India in 1984.
  • Gold Medalist in Commonwealth & Asian Teams Championship
  • Indian Chess Team (a record 7 Chess Olympiads) including Captain in 1982 & 1984
  • Indian Sportsperson of India - 1997 by Sports Journalists Federation of India.
  • August 2019 Government of India Postal Dept issued a special commemorative stamp

GM ARTEM ILJIN

  • ELO 2528.
  • European Championship u16
  • Russian Championship 1st u12, u16, & 2nd u20
  • Russian Cup Winner 2004
  • World Cup 2007 participant.
  • Owner of "IQCHESS" Chess School

GM Tejas Bakre

  • Certified FIDE trainer
  • GM in 2004
  • 15 years of training players to be WIM/WGM/IM/GM & medal winners at World competitions

WFM Supreetha Potluri

  • Women FIDE MASTER (WFM)
  • Gold medal World U-12 Blitz Chess Championship Dubai 2013.
  • Gold Medal World Youth Sports Fair 2015 South Korea.
  • Gold Medal National U-17 School Chess Championship India
  • Silver Medal in Asian Youth Blitz Chess Championship Girls U-12 Iran
  • Bronze Medal Asian Youth Blitz Chess Championship 2016 Mongolia.

FM BALAJI DAGGUPATI

  • FIDE Master 2017
  • FIDE Rating 2337
  • US Rank U16 No.7

Akshar Aiyer

A Junior at the Blair Academy, New Jersey. Highest USCF rating :1809

  • 2016 US National Class Championship - National Rank 1st
  • 2016 8TH Annual Golden State Open - State Rank 1st
  • 2017 Susan Polgar National Foundation U-14 - National Rank 2nd
  • 2017 US National Junior Chess Congress - National Rank 1st
  • 2017 CalChess Grade Level Championship - State Rank 1st

Ishan Aiyer

A freshman at the Blair Academy, New Jersey. Highest USCF rating :1701

  • 2016 US NATIONALS Championship G60 Ranked 3rd
  • 2016 CA Warfare State Championship Ranked 3rd
  • 2017 CA STATE Scholastic Championship Ranked 4th
  • 2017 NATIONAL.JR Chess Championship G30 Ranked 6th

Advait Namburi

A Junior at Monte Vista High School, Danville California Highest USCF rating: 1596

  • First Place 2016 National Game 30 Championship Second
  • First Place 2016 CALCHESS State Championship Third Place
  • 2013 National G60 Championship