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The Team

 

Vedant Goswami

Director and Chief Coach

Vedant achieved highest International FIDE rating of 2317 and represented India in 3 international events in Spain, in 2001.

Joint champion in a rapid chess event in Balaguer (Spain) ahead of 4 grandmasters and 16 international masters.

Trained with experienced Russian grandmaster Maxim Sorokin.

Represented India in Asian Chess championship 2002. Defeated Grandmaster Abhijeet Kunte in the first round.

Represented India in Commonwealth chess championship 1999, Bikaner ( 10th position).

Represented India in Commonwealth chess Championshp 2003, Mumbai. Drew with grandmaster Vassilio Kotronias (FIDE 2600) in the first round.

Champion in Piloo Mody International Chess Tournament, Lucknow, 2000. The biggest prize money tournament held in India till date.

Rajasthan State senior champion with 9/9 in 1999·

All India inter university chess champion, Nasik,1994.

Defeated top Indian players including IMs, D.K.Sharma,
V.Koshy, N.S.Babu, K.Murugan, Mithrakant, Sharad Tilak, Sriram Jha, P.Konguvel.

Participated in over 150 chess tournaments.

Over 100 referenced games in ChessBase, largest online chess reference database.


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20 years experience as a full time chess coach and player

Trained more than 2000 students.