Coaches

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Coach Joel

Title: IM

FIDE Rating: 2404

Lichess: Jb2mix

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Coach Nelson

Title: FM

FIDE Rating : 2207

Lichess:

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Coach Rowelyn

Title: AGM

FIDE Rating : 1782

Lichess  : Rowelyn-Joy_Acedo

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Coach Voltaire

Title: AGM

FIDE Rating: 1913

Lichess:

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Coach Marc

Title: CM

FIDE Rating : 2035

Lichess: MarcTheSpark

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Coach Joel

Title: IM

FIDE Rating: 2404

Lichess: Jb2mix

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Coach Nelson

Title: FM

FIDE Rating : 2207

Lichess:

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Coach Rowelyn

Title: AGM

FIDE Rating : 1782

Lichess  : Rowelyn-Joy_Acedo

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Coach Voltaire

Title: AGM

FIDE Rating: 1913

Lichess:

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Coach Marc

Title: CM

FIDE Rating : 2035

Lichess: MarcTheSpark

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Coach Joel

Title: IM

FIDE Rating: 2404

Lichess: Jb2mix

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Coach Nelson

Title: FM

FIDE Rating : 2207

Lichess:

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Coach Rowelyn

Title: AGM

FIDE Rating : 1782

Lichess  : Rowelyn-Joy_Acedo

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Coach Voltaire

Title: AGM

FIDE Rating: 1913

Lichess:

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Coach Marc

Title: CM

FIDE Rating : 2035

Lichess: MarcTheSpark

Title:CM

FIDE Rating : 1984

Lichess: Visca_Jay

Title: CM

FIDE Rating : 2035

Lichess: MarcTheSpark

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Coach Jayson

Title:CM

FIDE Rating : 1984

Lichess: Visca_Jay

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Coach AJ

Title: FM

FIDE Rating : 2356

Lichess: AJ_Literatus

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Coach Chito

Title: IM

FIDE Rating : 2345

Lichess: danilo22

International Master Joel Banawa

Why We're Great >

Coach Joel Is one of the most outstanding coach in this year . He has a peak rating of 2528 USCF and 2407 FIDE. He was a former ACE Arizona State Champion and 2010 and 2006 Southern California State Champion.   He is a very experienced  coach that has produced National Champions , United States World   Championship Representatives State  Champions and top ranked kids in the nation. He worked and earned from the best trainers and players in the world such as International Grand Master and former number 7 in the world Michael Adams,former US Champions  GM's Gregory Kaidanov, and John Federowicz. Coach Joel is one of the few players in the United States that has won two championships in two different states.

Why We're Great >

Coach Elo is one of Asia's finest coaches. His students have topped many international events and represent their country. Currently he also coaches a university and has a strong background on motivating and leadership. As a player he holds multiple outstanding achievements ranging from national championships and collegiate awards. He comes from a long line of a very strong chess family of players and coaches.

Fide Master
Nelson Mariano III

Why We're Great >

Coach Rowelyn is also known as “Joy” or “Kajoy” in chess community and a proud Davaoeña from Philippines.

She was recognized as one of the Most Outstanding Athletes in Davao City due to her terrific performance and proudly represented Davao and Philippines to various national and international chess tournaments

She Participated in  several tournaments and won tons of award and prizes. It include the Philippines Palarong Pambansa, UAAP, Asean Age Group Chess Championship, PACE-NCFP Age Group Chess Championship Grand Final  and many more.

Lichess acct name : Rowelyn-Joy_Acedo

Arena Grand Master
Rowelyn Joy Acedo

Why We're Great >

Coach  Voltaire Is one  of the talented coach  who value the passion of his students.  He  help Them to improve their game by motivating, monitoring and enhancing the chess opening preparation and positional understanding from beginner to expert level .

During his playing years he received numerous award from 3RD Wesley Chess Cafe Side Event Challenge-Champion 2012-03-31, BATTLE OF THE CHAMPIONS at alphaland and many more

He has 10 years of teaching experience  in chess and Won several award as coach like 2017~2019 Imus City Meet Best Coach Of The year .

 

Arena Grand Master
Voltaire Marc Paraguya

Why We're Great >

Coach Marc  is someone who  help to build the repertoire of his students.  He  understand and enhances the weaknesses and strengths of his student .

He is also a great player who Represented Philippines in the World Junior Chess Championship also, participated in the  4th, 5th and 15th  ASEAN+ Age Group Chess Championships that held in different countries.

Candidate Master
Marc Christian Nazario

Why We're Great >

Coach Cromwell  is someone who  help  the students  to  improve  their analytical skills . He also trained his students the state of  calmness while playing in order to focus on the game while checking the time control .

 

Coach Cromwell Sabado

Why We're Great >

Coach  Jacob Is one  of the talented coach  who point out that Student learn more from both winning and losing the game. He start to teach the principals and basic strategies of the three phases of the chess game (opening, middle game and endgame).

He is an active chess player who combines tournaments and lessons on his way of teaching.

During his playing years he  won the Palarong Pambansa 2 times.

He Earned the FIDE MASTER Title as an outright reward for being champion on the U-16 ASEAN Age Group held in Vietnam
 

Fide  Master
Austin Jacob Literatus

Why We're Great >

Coach Jay  is someone who is patient enough to take the time to explain how every move matters on Chess.  He  understand and enhances the weaknesses and strengths of his student .

He Coach Several  students since 2014 up to present.

Candidate Master Jayson Visca

Why We're Great >

Coach Chito Is one of the Philippines' strongest players. He will guide his student to create a strong opening repertoire that suits their tastes, style, attitude, and skills. He also helps the student to improve the decision-making skill and Creating a good tactic plan by obtaining a superior position that increases the ability to attack and increases the tactical potential. Through his wide experience in the various tournaments, He makes sure that every student that he handle knows the basic of chess from opening to End games.

Coach Chito is a two-time Olympian in Novi Sad (1990) and Manila (1992) and Earned the INTERNATIONAL Title  (1994).

International Master
Chito Garma

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Meet The Coaches

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Coach Joel

Title: IM

FIDE Rating: 2404

Lichess: Jb2mix

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Coach Nelson

Title: FM

FIDE Rating : 2207

Lichess:Cheschess888

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Coach Joy

Title: AGM

FIDE Rating : 1782

Lichess  : Rowelyn-Joy_Acedo

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Coach Voltaire

Title: AGM

FIDE Rating: 1913

Lichess:Chessm8

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Coach Marc

FIDE Rating: 2134

NCFP Rating :  2574

Lichess name: MarcTheSpark

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Coach Ron

Lichess Rating: 2185

NCFP Rating :  1964

Lichess name: Cromwell_Sabado