Chess Coaches

Find a chess coach who can help you improve your chess play. The top chess players listed here are available for chess lessons and coaching. Contact a chess coach today.

  • GM TheGadfly1897

    Online 3 days ago
    Alexander Ipatov USCF Rating 2703 Burhaniye, Turkey

       During a typical lesson we would work on all parts of the chess game (opening, middlegame, endgame, tactics) and also on minimizing student's weaknesses. Unlimited e-mail support throughout our cooperation. Homework in pgn/cbv after each lesson. Flexible...

  • GM Elshan1985

    Online 2 days ago
    Elshan Moradiabadi USCF Rating 2670 Lubbock, United States

    Hey chess lovers! I am GM Elshan Moradiabadi, currently living in Lubbock, Texas. I teach chess at every level with a keen interest in players between 1500-1900 in order to help them boost their chess to master and expert level. I usually start teaching...

  • GM erichansen

    In Live
    Eric Hansen USCF Rating 2660 Calgary, Canada

    Chess Grandmaster from Canada available for private lessons. As someone who made most of my chess progress without books or a coach I try to combine my modern chess background(extensive use of online resources and databases) with a classical approach....

  • GM BartoszSocko

    Online 20 hrs ago
    Bartosz Socko FIDE Rating 2657 Warszawa, Poland

    Hello! I am here to have some fun, to play some blitz games, but also to help you! I am active player and chess coach so feel free to ask me about training, openings, books, ideas etc. I give lessons online.

  • GM CrisDictatorChirila

    Online 16 hrs ago
    Ioan-Cristian Chirila USCF Rating 2631 San Francisco, United States

    International Grand Master, world youth champion in 2007 at group U-16, currently professional chess player and trainer. If you wish to learn more about me visit my webpage at:

  • GM Dlugy

    Online 1 day ago
    Maxim Dlugy USCF Rating 2624 New York City, United States

    Grandmaster Maxim Dlugy is well known as a Rapid Chess specialist. Formerly ranked #1 by the World Blitz Chess Association, he is regarded by many as one of the best blitz (both over the board and online) players of all time. The World Junior Champion...

  • GM vovkcoach

    Online 23 days ago
    Yuri Vovk FIDE Rating 2603 Ukraine,Lviv, Ukraine

    Hello! My name is GM Yuri Vovk – a 2600+ FIDE rated player from Ukraine. Why to choose me as your chess coach? First of all,my incremental coaching method allows you to comprehend chess rationally that can really help you to organize your chess knowledge...

  • GM GMMelik

    Online 2 hrs ago
    Melikset Khachiyan USCF Rating 2600 Los Angeles, United States

    Melik Khachiyan is a professional chess player and chess coach since 1990. Melik is currently the US National Olympiad Team coach. Among his own early coaches was former world champion GM Tigran Petrosian. Former student GM Levon Aronian says, "

  • GM dbojkov

    In Live
    Dejan Bojkov USCF Rating 2597 Sofia, Bulgaria

    Graduated National Sports Academy in Sofia as a chess coach. Former trainer of the former women champion Antoaneta Stefanova. Available for private and group lessons online. You can check my video lesson library for  here. You can follow me...


    Online 1 day ago
    Roman Dzindzichashvili FIDE Rating 2550 East Boston, United States

    Hello,  My name is Roman Dzindzichashvili and I am a Life Long Chess Grandmaster and Chess Coach. I have been playing chess all my life and I have won the U.S. Chess Championship twice. I was also featured numerous time in many Chess Articles during...

  • IM Fins0905

    Online 22 hrs ago
    John Bartholomew USCF Rating 2548 Minneapolis, MN, United States

    Hey, users! I'm John. International Master, FIDE 2448, USCF 2530 (September 2016). I'm a 30 year-old professional chess coach currently working toward my GM (Grandmaster) title. Follow my blog here on, and feel free to check out my...

  • GM Medvegy

    Online 1 hr ago
    Zoltán Medvegy FIDE Rating 2537 Budapest, Hungary

    Greetings from Budapest!   I have 6 years experience as a chess coach and 15 years as an active grandmaster. The rate of a 60-minutes lesson is $40 (in case of 2-hour-lesson I give discount). We can analyze your games, I can help you to build up a suitable...

  • GM vyotov

    Online 4 hrs ago
    Valentin Yotov FIDE Rating 2518 Rochester, NY, United States

              To be an expert at chess requires the ability to fit all of the components of the game together into one cohesive, winning approach. True greatness requires philosophy, psychology, and knowledge of the game. All three elements are necessary...

  • GM ArnaudovP

    Online 4 hrs ago
    Petar G. Arnaudov FIDE Rating 2484 Plovdiv, Bulgaria

    Hello, chess friends! I am GM Petar G. Arnaudov My best skill as a chess coach is that I know what is necessary to start from amateur and to become a grandmaster and I am sharing this experience with my students.  Email:   About...

  • IM mat_kolosowski

    Online 2 hrs ago
    Mateusz Kołosowski FIDE Rating 2474 Wroclaw, Poland

        Hi, First of all thanks for viewing my profile;). If you're doing that, perhaps it's for a reason. Aren't you a a person who still lacks some skills to call yourself a strong player? If so, you might be interested in looking for a chess coach. Why...

  • IM IMRosen

    Online 8 hrs ago
    Eric Rosen USCF Rating 2450 St. Louis, United States

    My name is Eric Rosen and I am an International Master residing in St. Louis, MO. I attend Webster University and compete for the Webster University Chess Team. As a member of the team, I am coached by former Women's World Champion, Susan Polgar, and...

  • IM AndreyOstrovskiy

    Online 7 hrs ago
    Andrey Ostrovskiy FIDE Rating 2441 Bielefeld, Germany

    Are you a passionate chess player? Eager to improve your chess? You are welcome! I am an International Master from Ukraine, currently living in Germany. I provide chess lessons for players of different levels and ages. Ukraine is one of the best chess...

  • IM TheButcher

    Online 26 min ago
    Miodrag Perunovic FIDE Rating 2440 Nis, Serbia

    Successful coach with big experience. Coached more than 500 students worldwide, including one of the best world blitz and rapid players Chessbrah legend GM Eric Hansen (Canada), World Junior champion GM Alex Ipatov (Turkey), World Youth champion U14 Qiyu...

  • IM TigerLilov

    Online 3 hrs ago
    Valeri Lilov FIDE Rating 2438 Varna, Bulgaria

    I am a 25-year-old International Master and professional chess coach. My FIDE rating is 2438 (Classical) and 2515 (Online). In addition to giving high quality private lessons, I work as professional lecturer for many popular sites, including,...

  • FM JusticeBot

    Online 6 hrs ago
    Steven Breckenridge USCF Rating 2424 TX, United States

    Hello chess fans! My name is Steven Breckenridge. I'm a FIDE master and recent college graduate from Texas Tech University. I speak three languages: English, Spanish, and Filipino-Tagalog. I am very dedicated to my students learning and will give all...

  • IM OptimusMagister

    Online 19 hrs ago
    Boroljub Zlatanovic USCF Rating 2419 Kragujevac, Serbia

    International master and FIDE Trainer. Professional chess trainer for more than 15 years. Feel free to ask everything You want to know. You can see more details on  My offer is the best You can find on Internet! Ask anything...

  • IM DanielRensch

    Online 53 min ago
    Daniel Rensch FIDE Rating 2416 @danielrensch Twitter/Facebook/YouTube, United States

    Vice President of Content & Professional Relations for International Master Danny Rensch is best known for his videos and shows - but also writes educational articles, publishes breaking chess news, and organizes the details...

  • NM FastChance

    Online 16 hrs ago
    Aaron Grabinsky FIDE Rating 2372 Webster Groves, Missouri, United States

    Note!  I'm currently unavailable for lessons due to an overly full schedule.  This message will be removed when my schedule opens up again. Hello everyone! I have four years of volunteer teaching experience, and I enjoy working with MOTIVATED students!...

  • WGM IvaVidenova

    Online 3 hrs ago
    Iva Videnova FIDE Rating 2370 Plovdiv, Bulgaria

    WGM, IM, FT Iva Videnova - specialized in training beginners and students with FIDE rating less than 2000.   Certified FIDE Trainer (FT) with current FIDE rating of 2370 and a Bachelor’s degree in chess coaching from the National Sports Academy (Sofia,...

  • NM Silent_Terror

    Online Oct 29, 2016
    Aaron Grabinsky FIDE Rating 2370 Webster Groves, Missouri, United States

    Hello everyone!  I have 4 years of volunteer teaching experience, and I enjoy working with MOTIVATED students!  It is much easier to teach and to learn when there is a driving interest.  In my opinion, until you reach master level, openings are subordinate...


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