Savvas Manelidis, with peak FIDE rating 2107, is an active tournament player. He has won numerous competitions in Greece where he also coaches in schools, clubs and one-to-one. With an impressive teaching background of 16 years’ experience, Savvas maintains a well-organised coaching schedule with students of all ages and chess levels. His mentoring has helped top Greek juniors, including a World Youth Champion, as well as individual and team champions at the national level.
Savvas has a fun and friendly manner with his students and always receives positive feedback. Away from chess, Savvas takes great pride in being a father to three lovely daughters. Moreover, his expertise as a tennis player enhances his chess lessons, infusing a sense of healthy competition.
“We are so happy with Savvas. My son is super hyped-up at finally finding someone to teach him chess. He talks about Savvas non-stop!” Fudha A., Kuwait