We are team of professional chess players and coaches who have been in this field over a decade. Abhijit Hatkar (Co-Founder and Chief Coach)
(B.Sc. IT, M.C.A, FIDE Instructor)

An International rated player, with global recognition of FIDE, Abhijit is an approved and certified Chess coach, Instructor(FI) and Arbiter(NA) having experience in coaching for over a decade.


Orem igc slot His notable achievements are :

  • Peak International Rating: 2053
  • Completed the first norm of FIDE Arbiter (FA) (January 2017)
  • Secured the Bronze at DSO National in 2006
  • Captaining Mithibai College Team securing First position – GOLD Medal at the inter-collegiate Team Championship (2010-11)
  • Representing Mumbai University at National Level once and twice at South-West Zone (2007, 2008, 2009)

As a teacher and a coach, Abhijit’s students have performed at Asian, National and State Levels and many under his training and guidance have achieved International ratings as well.

He has been coaching right from his college days and one of the main reasons for his preference is his ability to generate interest for the game in his students along with delivering timely results.

Abhijit has been constantly juggling and balancing his passions for chess and technology and now his efforts are directed to synergise the two for the collective good of the “Game”.

With Chess Masters academy, his vision is to provide quality training and structured growth & promotion of chess in Mumbai, giving “The Game” its due status.