Chess Rising Stars London Academy
ABOUT USChess Rising Stars London Academy was founded by WFM Maria Manelidou in 2017.
Maria has carefully selected and trained her team of coaches, who bring a wealth of experience and enthusiasm for chess to their teaching.
We offer individual and group lessons for all levels and ages, both in-person and online. Our lessons will be tailored to your needs and include: openings, tactics, endgames, strategy, tournament skills and sportsmanship.
We will ensure that our students receive the tools and support that they need for their own chess journey. Whether you enjoy casual play or want to compete in local, national and international tournaments, we are dedicated to providing the best quality chess education for you.
WHAT WE OFFERPrivate chess lessons for all ages and abilities
We offer in-person lessons across London. Our team of expert chess teachers will provide you with personalised chess training. We also offer online lessons for wherever you are in the world, using Zoom and lichess.org.
Private and school chess clubs
Chess Rising Stars organise termly online and in-person clubs for children. We also run clubs in primary schools across London. Our coaches are all DBS checked and experienced chess teachers.
We run in-person camps for children during the school holidays at Marlborough Primary School. Each child leaves with a badge and a certificate and some will win medals and trophies!
MEET OUR TEAM
Find out about our team of expert chess coaches
JOIN OUR TEAM
WOMAN FIDE MASTER (WFM), ACADEMY FOUNDER & FIDE INSTRUCTOR
Co-Founder & Teacher
Coaching Co-ordinator & FIDE Instructor
GRANDMASTER (GM) & FIDE TRAINER
FIDE MASTER (FM) & TEACHER
Candidate Master (CM) & FIDE Instructor