OUR STORY

Our TEAM of professional chess teachers will provide you with personalised chess training

“Chess teaches children the wonderful skills of problem solving, sportsmanship, etiquette, and awareness of others”

WFM Maria Manelidou, Founder

WHO WE ARE

Chess Rising Stars is a team of experienced professional chess teachers based in London. We are dedicated to providing the best quality chess education for our students. We integrate lessons on openings, tactics, end games, strategy, tournament skills and sportsmanship. We offer private lessons for all levels and ages.

WHAT WE DO

Provide private lessons for all ages and abilities
We cater for all age groups and different ability levels. Our training method is a step-by-step approach for beginners and structured lesson plans for more advanced pupils.
Offer online lessons
We provide online lessons 24 hours a day using Skype and ChessBase. We undertake game analysis, opening preparation, tactics training plus revision and homework.
Chess Camps
We run training session during the school holidays. During these lessons we allocate your child into an ability group for training. We teach tactics and run a tournament with prizes. Each child leaves with a badge and a certificate and some with trophies.
Run chess clubs in schools
We run clubs in numerous schools in different London Boroughs. Our coaches are all experienced and DBS checked. Each coach follows a pre-set structure that we operate in every school.


MEET OUR TEAM

Find out about our team of professional chess coaches

JOIN OUR TEAM
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Maria Manelidou

WOMAN FIDE MASTER (WFM), ACADEMY FOUNDER & TEACHER
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Savvas Manelidis

Co-Founder & Teacher
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David Arutinian

GRANDMASTER (GM) & FIDE SENIOR TRAINER
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Ravi Haria

International Master (IM) & Teacher
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Jerzy Dybowski

FIDE MASTER (FM) & TEACHER
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Ayelén Martinez

Woman International Master (WIM) & Teacher
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Shamima Akter Liza

Woman International Master (WIM) & Teacher