Our Online Chess Coaches

IchessU provides live online chess lessons for kids and for adults, with specialized chess courses from beginners to experienced advanced chess players. The chess lessons are available in groups and as private lessons. IchessU coaches have taught the game to thousands of children and adults all over the world, many of whom have gone on to win major tournaments.IchessU chess school is your best online resource to learn chess, improve your chess game or just have fun !

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IchessU Chess coaches / mentors help you in interacting with players of all levels and our coaches teach you the game in a better way. Guidance provided by our expert coaches help you in analyzing your moves. You would be able to learn chess openings and many other moves and implement the same in the game as professional. Coaches /Mentor gives you more than just problems and answers. Coaches / mentor gives you feedback on every possible move. In this way a coach / mentor / trainer play an important role in improving your skills.

Coaches/Mentors at IchessU

IchessU is a multi lingual school where people from all around the globe are able to study chess. Most of our classes are in English, but usually we would try our best to provide coach / trainer for any languages. Coaches / trainers from different countries are teaching according to unique syllabus and provide the same education on their mother language. In this way a Coach or trainer will help them to learn chess in the best possible way.


Tibor Karolyi - International chess coach
Tibor Karolyi – Coach

International Master

Winner of Hungarian championship 1984, world Junior championship 6-11 place, drawing Kasparov.4 of his students have won 7 medals in several world junior championship.Trained Peter Leko from age of 10 (1900 Elo) to age of 14 (2550) and was a member of his working team in 1998-2000.Many years training partner of Zsuzsa Polgar.Trained Sofia Polgar: Boys World under 20 silver medal.
Karolyi´s published books: Princess of Chess Judit Polgar 2004, in June 2006 Kasparov´s fighting chess covering years 1993-1998 comes out, and in September 2006 comes out the coverage of years 1999-2005.

H. James Plaskett
H. James Plaskett – Coach

International Grandmaster, highest ELO 2529Bronze Medallist 1979 European Junior Championship 1979, Silver Medallist World U-26 Team Championships 1981, Winner Lugano Open 1986, British Champion 1990.Highly experienced trainer with many successful pupils, e.g. twice British Champion David Howell.

Vojislav Milanovic - popular online chess coach
Vojislav Milanovic – Coach

Vojislav Milanovic, International Master, FIDE Trainer, from Serbia, works as chess trainer 20 years in famous chess club “Partizan” which has won 23 times Yugoslavian championships. He wrote two chess books, Spanish Gambit with famous GM Milan Matulovic, and translated Nottingham 1936, by Alexander Alekhine.Vojislav is one of the most popular coaches on the internet today.His experience working with beginners, intermediate and advanced students is well known and appreciated in a chess community.

Catalin Navrotescu - 22years experienced chess coach
Catalin Navrotescu – Coach

Catalin Navrotescu, International Master, one Grandmaster norm. Second and third of Romanian championship. Three times national junior champion.5th place at European chess championship with Romanian team.Experienced coach (22years of chess training).
Best student performances :
Two gold medals at European Youth chess championship individuals and teams, one gold medal at World Youth chess championship, several IM titles and a WGM title for his students.

Vlado Jakovljevic- International Chess Master
Vlado Jakovljevic – Coach

International Chess Master.

Winner of International Tournament, Pantelino 2003, 5 years of experience as chess trainer online and offline Technician of electro-energetics

John Marble - online chess coach
John Marble – Coach

John specializes in coaching students from 0 – 1400 ratings. He has coached over 400 junior players in California. He has appeared in a number of newspaper articles in California because of his success with junior players.
John has also had success coaching children with special needs, including: Bipolar Disorder, ADD/ADHD, and developmental disabilities. John has also taught computer use, and computer software to adults. His communications and teaching background outside of chess make him an excellent coach for the new and limited-experience student.

Emir Ramic - online chess coach
Emir Ramic – Coach

Emir graduated English Language and Literature. While teaching business English in training centers and in schools, he was also a chess trainer helping kids improve their academic scores through chess. Emir specializes in teaching chess to beginners and lower levels.

Stephen Jones - online chess coach
Stephen Jones – Coach

Stephen is a graduate of Boston University. He has been playing chess for 20 years. He has passion for teaching chess and watching his students improve.

Martin Taylor - Experienced chess coach
Martin Taylor – Coach

Some info about Martin: Fide MasterBritish U18 Champion. Best ever tournament performance rating -2609. Experienced coach, working with all levels of students and different ages. BSc Mathematics

Vladan Rabrenovic - Fide Master with an experience of more than 20 years
Vladan Rabrenovic – Coach

Fide Master, Vice Champion U16 Former Yugoslavia, Vice Champion U18 Serbia. Coach with a great experience of more than 20 years. Most of the teaching experience: levels from beginner to Master. Electrical engineer.

Attila Turzo - online chess trainer
Attila Turzo – Coach

International Master, 1998 Hungarian Junior Champion.

Earned his IM title in 1997. Winner of the First Saturday Chess Tournament in May 2004. More than 10 years experience working with kids and adults, teaching them the art of chess.

Alfonso Almeida- experienced chess  trainer
Alfonso Almeida – Coach

International Chess Master

International Morelia Mexican open 2th Place. Twice National Champion of México. A personal coach of USA representative Teddy Coleman at the World Youth U16 Ch. A coach of México team at Panamerican Ch-3th place for WIM Myriam Porras. A very experienced trainer, who has been working with groups and individuals for more than 18 years.

Alex Lenderman- chess trainer
Alex Lenderman – Coach

International Master Alex was the first American to win a gold medal at the World Youth Chess Championship since 1997.Big experience working with players 1400-2000

Dragan Stamenkovic - Fide Master experienced in online chess coaching
Dragan Stamenkovic – Coach

Fide Master (will receive IM title at the next congress)1-2. place in Vitoria 2006, with performance of 2562, 3rd place Guarapari 2006, 8 years of experience in online and live teaching with students of all levels. Bachelor’s degree in Traffic and Transport Engineering.

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