OUR COACHES

Alt='Founder and Coach'
Mr. Punit Basu is the founder of Chaya Chess Academy and he is also an organizer, player, coach and Joint Secretary of Guwahati Chess Association. He has taught more than 500+ kids from different countries and his accomplishments are international FIDE rated player and certified coach by All India Chess Federation and he is currently rated is 1824 on chess.com and lichess rating is over 2000 Apart from this he is 2 times district champion in U-19 Category and state runner up and was also selected for U-19 National Championship 2016. His coaching experience is of 5 years and has produced players who have performed extremely well in District, State and National level tournaments.
Alt='Anurag'
Mr. Anurag Jaiswal is the top instructor of Chaya Chess Academy for super advanced level students. He is from West Bengal and his experience is 15 Years. Credentials :His current [May 2021]international FIDE rating is 1888[Peak rating 2251]. 1st Position in Gujrat International GM Open (Below 2000) in 2019. 1st position in Bangladesh 1st Division Chess League in 2020.4th position in West Bengal State Fide rating chess championship.
Alt='Shashank'
Mr.Shashank is an instructor for advanced level . He is from Bangalore, Karnataka and his experience of coaching is of 5 years. Credentials: He had a partial FIDE rating of 1857 and his lichess rating is 2452. Semifinalist in SGFI [School Games Fedaration of India] National Level and champion in SGFI South Zone and 1st place State level.He has also won back to back gold medals in interzonal university level and also won Mangalore district championship.
Alt='Amlan Mahanta'
Mr. Amlan Mahanta [FIDE rating 1714] is an instructor for intermediate and advanced level students and he is from Guwahati,Assam. Credentials 1.Silver Medal - SGFI (2016) national level 2. 3 times north east chess champion under-19. 3. 4 times State champion Under-13,15, under 19(x2 ) 4. Kvs nationals bronze medal (twice)
Alt-"Abhishek Chakraborty"
Mr. Abhishek Chakraborty is a chess instructor for Advance Beginner level students. He is from Guwahati , Assam and he has a coaching experience of 3 years and has taught lots of international kids from USA, UK, UAE, Oman and Singapore. Credentials: Has played north east inter school chess tournament and has won many tournaments in school level. He is a certified coach of Chaya Chess Academy. Apart from chess his other strengths are strong command over English and communication skill.
Alt='Rohit Dey'
Mr. Rohit Dey is a chess instructor for Beginner and Advanced Beginner level students. He is from Guwahati ,Assam and he has coaching experience of 3years and has taught lots of international kids from USA, UK and Switzerland. Credentials: Has won tournaments in school level. He is a certified coach of Chaya Chess Academy.
Miss. Mili Aggarwal is chess instructor for Beginner level students. She is from Ahmedabad ,Gujrat and she has an excellent skill of handling small kids. Her experience is of coaching 3 years and she is a Chaya Chess Academy chess certified coach.
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