Michael Green

Michael Green

FIDE Instructor

Michael Green is a licenced FIDE Instructor and former member of the England U18 team. He is an ambitious tournament player, with a peak FIDE rating of 2002, and competes in local, national and international events.

Michael has experience of teaching chess in varied settings, including at the chess club he founded when he was at school (now top ten in the country), to his private students and even at a care home where he volunteered to teach chess to residents with Alzheimer’s.

In 2019, Michael co-founded the PRO University Chess League which is Britain’s first ever inter-university chess league.


“I really enjoy my lessons with Michael. He is super friendly, patient, knows so much about the game and helps me improve my playing style. I have just learned how to use the French Defense and I am already winning more games as a result. Can’t wait for my next lesson!!” Hector M., London

“Michael is always finding creative and fun ways to improve my chess. Even if I lose a game, he stays positive. It’s thanks to him I won my first chess tournament. Michael is really friendly and entertaining.” Elise M., London

Chess Rising Stars London Academy teacher Michael Green introduces himself.
He’s the perfect coach for kids who want to learn to play chess.


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