Profiles of Coaches


BALAJI GUTTULA

BALAJI GUTTULA

  • Peak FIDE Rating of 2320
  • Led Team India delegation at various International Tournaments
  • Has been teaching chess professionally since the past 21 years.
  • Attained the title of FIDE Master in 2009
  • Several of his students have gone to win State, National and International Tournaments worldwide.

NAGESH GUTTULA

NAGESH GUTTULA

  • International Rated Player
  • He has about 24 years of experience in training Kids.
  • He is one of the most sought after coaches in India.
  • He has a unique style of training the kids. His students are some of the best players in the World Junior Chess fraternity, excelling at all levels and different formats of the game.
  • His vision is to make India the hub of Chess in the county and promote Chess in the country, and to produce some of the best future Chess champions from India.

SRIKANTH SARMA MALLADI

SRIKANTH SARMA MALLADI

  • 7Peak FIDE Rating of 2096.
  • As a professional chess trainer from the past 15 years.
  • He is great at training the kids especially the young aspirants of chess.
  • Strong at teaching simple opening structures along with tactical motifs and basic and advanced end game skills.

PAVAN BNB

PAVAN BNB

  • Peak FIDE Rating 2068.
  • As a professional chess trainer from the past 10 years.
  • He is great at training the kids and guiding them in a friendly manner.
  • He prepares the kids for professional tournaments by building a customised opening repertoire
  • Most of his students won the medals at State, National and International Level

ABHILASH REDDY ML

ABHILASH REDDY ML

  • Peak FIDE Rating of 2274.
  • As a professional chess trainer from past 7 years.
  • He is great at training the kids of advanced level and turns them into best-rated players
  • His unique middle game techniques helped many students to achieve their goals in chess
  • His students not only won medals at state, National and International level but also improved their FIDE ratings drastically.

VISWANATH SANDILYA B

VISWANATH SANDILYA B

  • Peak FIDE Rating of 2041
  • As a professional chess trainer from past 15 years.
  • He is good at training the young kids to advanced level kids
  • He is good at preparing customized opening systems, middle game and endgames
  • Many of his students won medals at state, National and International level

VEERESH TAMMIREDDY

VEERESH TAMMIREDDY

  • As a professional chess trainer from past 11 years.
  • He is great at training the kids especially the young aspirants of chess, by understanding the rudimentary elements that are necessary for the initial stages.
  • Strong at teaching simple opening structures along with tactical motifs and basic and advanced end game skills.
  • He is one of the strongest elite coaches in SMCA.

VAKIL AKHTAR

VAKIL AKHTAR

  • FIDE Instructor with the highest FIDE rating of 2182.
  • As a professional chess trainer from the past 22 years.
  • He is great at training the kids especially the young aspirants of chess, by understanding the rudimentary elements that are necessary for the initial stages.
  • Hundreds of students have attained International ratings under his training. Many of whom have gone on to win State, National and International Level Tournaments.
  • He is one of the strongest coaches amongst the Panel of coaches in SMCA

SURYANARAYANA YARROJU

SURYANARAYANA YARROJU

  • Peak FIDE Rating of 1390
  • As a professional chess trainer from past 12 years.
  • He is great at training the kids especially the young aspirants of chess, by understanding the rudimentary elements that are necessary for the initial stages.
  • Strong at teaching simple opening structures along with tactical motifs and basic and advanced end game skills.
  • He is one of the strongest panels of coaches in SMCA.

AVINASH BHAVANA

AVINASH BHAVANA

  • Working as a professional chess trainer from past 6 years.
  • His main forte is that he creates a love for the game in the children by sharing chess stories along with the concepts
  • He is great at training the kids especially the very young new learners of chess, by understanding the psychology and body language which is necessary for the initial stages.

RAMESH VASAMSETTI

RAMESH VASAMSETTI

  • As a professional chess trainer from past 12 years.
  • He is great at training the kids especially the young aspirants of chess, by understanding the rudimentary elements that are necessary for the initial stages.
  • Strong at teaching simple opening structures along with tactical motifs and basic and advanced end game skills.
  • He is one of the strongest elite coaches in SMCA.

D. ASHRAF SUBHANI

D. ASHRAF SUBHANI

  • Peak FIDE Rating of 2003.
  • As a professional chess trainer from past 5 years.
  • He is an excellent choice at teaching beginners to advanced levels successfully from the aspects of Technicality and psych too.
  • Very Strong at teaching positional, strategical ideas and calculation methods.
  • He is one of the dedicated & strongest panels of coaches in SMCA.