Senior Coaches

GM Sergei Zablotsky Senior Coach
[2553 FIDE]
$60 for 1-hour lesson
Sergey Zablotsky is a Grandmaster (2511 FIDE) from Siberia. He is playing chess since 5 years old. Took bronze medal in Russian Championship U12 (Gold went to young Alexander Grischuk). When Sergei was a student he took bronze in U20 and student’s championships of Russia. He was a Champion of Siberia and Belarus (in teams). Also took bronze medal in Russian Championship. He has been working as a chess coach since 2007. He has IT diploma and teaching degree. Sergei was working with different level students (up to GMs (Dmitriy Khegay, Dmitriy Bocharov)) but now he is specialized on beginners and intermediate club players. Three times Sergei was invited as a main coach of Siberian Grandmaster school. And working with kids made his first principle that learning chess can’t be boring.
FM Viktor Neustroev Senior Coach
[2305 FIDE]
$50 for 1-hour lesson
is a Senior Coach. He is a chess player and coach who won multiple regional competitions and received various awards. Viktor has been coaching for many years, has had highly successful students, and sees his mission in teaching chess and making his students overall much better players. Viktor is also known for his online video courses published on different chess and educational Online Platforms.
IM Mauricio Arias Santana Senior Coach
[2368 FIDE]
$40 for 1-hour lesson
is an International Master and a FIDE Trainer from Costa Rica. He was the Costa Rican National Champion 2009 and 2018 He was the first board of the Costa Rica national team in the Chess Olympiad teams of 2010 and 2012 (Khanty-Mansiysk and Istanbul). Mauricio also received second place in the Centro American Sub-zonal 2014. As a coach, he has more than 20 years of experience training people. He was the main head of the chess program for the under 20 national teams of Costa Rica in 2017. As a coach Mauricio has helped several players to reach the FIDE master title in his country.
IM Julian Estrada Nieto Senior Coach
[2380 FIDE]
$40 for 1-hour lesson
is a FIDE Trainer, has achieved 2 GM Norms by now, was a youth champion of Mexico in 1988 and 1990, and sub-champion in 1989 and 1991. He is also a winner of slow-paced and semi-slow-paced tournaments in Mexico, Costa Rica, Hungary, France, and Spain. In addition, Julian was a team champion in Mexico in 2000 and he represented Mexico twice at the World Olympics in Istanbul in 2001 being the highest-ranked Mexican, and in Bled in 2003 playing on the first board. Today, Julian focuses on private chess coaching for gifted youngsters.


IM David Fitzsimons Coach
[2416 FIDE]
$40 for 1-hour lesson
is an International Master from Ireland. He achieved this title in 2018 having reached a peak rating of 2416 in 2015, and scoring his three IM norms in consecutive seasons of the Four Nations Chess League (4NCL) from 2016 – 2018. He became the first and only Irish player to win an international open event, the inaugural Summer Prague Open in 2014, and has won numerous tournaments and national and regional titles in classical chess, rapid, and blitz. He has represented Ireland in two Olympiads (2010 and 2018). David has many years of coaching experience, since qualifying as a chess coach in 2003. He has coached players of all ages and abilities in group and individual sessions, from beginners to FIDE Masters. He has been the head coach of the Irish Junior Team since 2011. He has also acted as a second for IMs and GMs in international competitions. David believes in deeply analysing his students’ games in order to identify their strengths and weaknesses and what they can focus on to improve their results.
IM Boroljub Zlatanovic Coach
[2438 FIDE]
$40 for 1-hour lesson
is an International Master, a FIDE Trainer, and a professional chess author and a coach from Serbia. Boroljub has been coaching chess for over 15 years and his students showed outstanding results in the Youth and Junior Championships. His great knowledge might serve you whether you want to improve your endgame (basic, typical, complex), middlegame (global strategy, tactics, and typical positions) or to expand and deepen the opening repertoire.
FM Nikolay Yordanov Coach
[2305 FIDE]
$30 for 1-hour lesson
is a FIDE trainer with 5 years of experience as a chess coach for beginners. He has participated in three World and one European Chess Championships. He is a multiple national junior champion among boys under 10, 12, 14, 16, 18 in Bulgaria and winner of many tournaments in Bulgaria and France. He has been studying chess teaching in the National Sports Academy(2005-2007). Nikolay trains a lot of kids from the age of 5 to the age of 18. The most important thing is that he has a unique approach with the kids and knows how to inspire them to learn chess. Nikolay is a very aggressive chess player, always playing for an attack, looking for sacrifices, and playing very beautiful chess. Some of his students have succeeded at the national level and, hopefully, they will take their part on the international scene.
FM Armin Musovic Coach
[2338 FIDE]
$30 for 1-hour lesson
is a FIDE Master who has a master’s degree in psychology and good teaching experience. He was a national youth champion 3 times and is a winner of several open tournaments in Montenegro, Serbia, and Bosnia. Armin is a 5-time winner of the regional championship for his university. He is currently working at chess schools in Bijelo Polje and Petnjica in his country.
CM Snehal Bhosale Senior Coach
[2236 FIDE]
$30 for 1-hour lesson
Professional Coach with 10+ years experience . A CM with 1 IM norm. Working with students from 1000 to 2000 FIDE. Specializes on identifying personal student’s weakness and working on it in depths. Believes that working on individual’s weakness and rectifying the problems is the most effective approach for a professional Chess Player. Notable Achievements as a coach: FIDE 1100+ to 1550 in 8 months, US Super Nationals Joint Runner Up, US Super Nationals Champion, FIDE 1600+ to 2200 in 2 years