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.


  • Active_Pieces

    Online 3 hrs ago
    Praveen Sagar Bangalore, India

    Offering private classes through Skype for beginners & intermediate players. I help your rating improve if you are stuck between 1200 - 1999. I set rating targets as well as specific goals & milestones for each student and track their progress...

  • IM AndreyOstrovskiy

    Online 1 day 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...

  • GM ArnaudovP

    Online 21 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: arnaudov86@gmail.com   About...

  • NM aww-rats

    Online 9 hrs ago
    FIDE Rating 2220 Route 66, California, United States

    Full time Professional Chess Coach   Top selling coach on chess.com for two+ years. They stopped recording this in March 2013 when I outsold all coaches on this site first 10 months of activity to move up to number 4 overall. I now teach chess 70 hours...

  • GM BartoszSocko

    Online 1 day 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.

  • BobBishoen

    Online 5 hrs ago
    Bob Bishoen FIDE Rating 1940 Lago Atitlan, Guatemala

    Take a free lesson now, and adapt a proven chess strategy to become better fast and win more games!  Courses  Free Lesson / Lección gratis: Send me a message and add me via Skype (bob.bishoen)! Silver Course ($115): A 5-hour/1 week course with a clear chess...

  • FM chess_big_master

    Online Now
    Yevhenii Yelisieiev FIDE Rating 2343 Днепропетровск, Ukraine

      Hello everybody! I am Yevhenii Yelisieiev, Fide Master and National chess master from Ukraine. My current Elo rating is 2343. I am a professional chess coach on chess.com with decent experience. I speak English and Russian fluently so the lesson can...

  • ChessUniversity

    Online 7 days ago
    Chess.com University Internet, International

    Chess.com University is the the world's leading chess-teaching organization on the internet hosted right here on Chess.com! It's headed by talented chess instructors who are here to provide world-class chess education. Chess.com University offers single-day...

  • GM CrisDictatorChirila

    Online 1 day 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: www.cristian-chirila.com

  • NM danheisman

    Online 1 day ago
    Dan Heisman FIDE Rating 2285 Wynnewood, PA, United States

    Host Chess.com's "Q&A with Coach Heisman" TV show first Friday of each month. Authored 11 chess books, do the Novice Nook column for Chess Cafe (Best Column in North America 3 times; six times Best Instruction), and have 280+ instructional videos...

  • IM DanielRensch

    Online 11 hrs ago
    Daniel Rensch FIDE Rating 2416 @danielrensch Twitter/Facebook/YouTube, United States

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

  • GM dbojkov

    Online 16 hrs ago
    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 chess.com  here. You can follow me...

  • GM Dlugy

    Online 6 hrs 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 Elshan1985

    Online 2 hrs 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

    Online 7 hrs ago
    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....

  • CM EugenD

    Online 8 hrs ago
    Valer Eugen Demian FIDE Rating 2220 Vancouver, BC, Canada

    The player - my first serious chess tournament was back in 1974, a little bit late for today's standards; over the years I have had the opportunity to play all forms of chess from OTB to postal, email and server chess. The journey as a player brought...

  • NM FastChance

    Online 6 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!...

  • NM FearNoEvil12

    Online 2 hrs ago
    Joel Johnson USCF Rating 2300 Phoenix, Arizona, United States

    Joel Johnson, unlike nearly all other chess masters, started playing tournament chess at the advanced age of 17. But it did not take long before success struck, in just his third chess tourney, Joel won the 1972 Merrimack Valley High Chess Championship...

  • IM Fins0905

    Online 15 hrs ago
    John Bartholomew USCF Rating 2548 Minneapolis, MN, United States

    Hey, Chess.com 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 Chess.com, and feel free to check out my...

  • IM Garpun

    Online 16 hrs ago
    Garun Nureev FIDE Rating 2370 Kazan, Russia

    Vice-champion of the Republic of Tatarstan (Russia) - 2016, graduated from the famous chess deparment (Moscow - 2001, Diploma with Honors). 1 GM norm, live ELO was 2500+ in the year 1999. Specialist: an analytical diagnostics of your play; openings: London...

  • GeniusKJ

    Online 1 hr ago
    Kairav Joshi Idaho, United States

    Greetings!   I am Chess.com's best-selling chess coach and regularly teach chess online. Check out my coaching profile for more info.   I am President of Chess.com University, the world's leading online chess-teaching organization. I regularly teach college-like...

  • GM GMMelik

    Online 6 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, "...it...

  • IM IMRosen

    Online 2 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...

  • WGM IvaVidenova

    Online 21 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,...

  • CM JamesColeman

    Online 9 hrs ago
    James Coleman FIDE Rating 2207 London, England

      Hi! I'm James Coleman from London, England, 40 years old, and have been playing chess since I was 7. I've competed in many international tournaments around the world and experienced all the highs and lows that go with it.    I'm now retired from competitive...

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