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Kesavananda Krishna Chitrada Kesavananda Krishna Chitrada

FIDE Master & FIDE Trainer
Senior Chess Coach & Managing Director
Years of Work Experience : 20 years of experience as Chess Trainer including, 12 years  in Singapore
Highest Chess Trainer Certificate : FIDE Trainer by FIDE (World Chess Federation) in 2005
“BEST CHESS COACH” award presented by the Indian Government in 2003.
Highest Education Attained : Master in Computer Applications (MCA)

Highest Chess Player Certificate


FIDE Master and won many strong tournaments

Work Experience & Job Duties
Have been teaching Chess for children in schools in Singapore since March, 2004 like..
Anglo Chinese Primary & Secondary, Canberra Primary, Catholic High Sec, Gongshang Primary, Henry Park, Nanyang Primary School, Kranji Primary, Northland Primary, Tao Nan Primary, Global Indian International School (GIIS), Delhi Public International School (DPSIS).

And, few community clubs and many institutions among others.

Coaching children who participate in Inter-School, National and International level competitions.

Training young chess players in National Development program and team in Singapore.

Managing Mastermove Chess Academy, since 2008 with 5 trainers including 2 part time trainers.


Produced many medal winners and masters in India and Singapore.

“BEST CHESS COACH” award presented by the Indian Government for his students’ accomplishments.

He has been managing a good team of trainers which consists of well experienced, highly talented, efficient and professional personnel who are producing many great players, with the distinction and motivation of winning the Indian National Sub-Juniors Championship in 1989, had played in many strong tournaments and done extremely well.

The director of the academy, Krishna, has been very successful as a coach, the following article in the news papers about this FIDE Trainer gives more insight into the subject:

Edgar Reggie T. Olay, International Master Edgar Reggie T. Olay

International Master and FIDE Instructor.
Senior Chess Coach
Coaching Experience
  • 18 years of Chess Training experience
  • Kidapawan Chess Club, Inc. Chief Chess Instructor - 1997-2012
  • Davao City Chess Instructor - 2005-2012
  • 14th ASEAN Age Group Chess Championships 2013, Chiangmai, Thailand - Coach/Trainer
Chess Achievements
  • Member of Davao City Chess Team 1994-99
  • Far East Bank Region 11 Chess Championship 1995 -Champion
  • Shell National Youth Active Chess Championship Grandfinals 1996 -Champion
  • Subic Legend Chess Championship 1997 -Champion
  • Mayor Rodrigo Duterte Davao Open 2005 -Champion
  • Chadric Builders Davao Open Chess Championship 2006 -Champion
  • 1st Subic International Open 2008, 13th Place -1st International Master Norm
  • Prospero Pichay Sr. Memorial Open Chess Championship 2008 -Tied for 1st
  • Kidapawan Open Chess Championship 2009 -Champion
  • 6th Prospero Pichay International Open 2010 -2nd International Master Norm
  • Gov. Espino -Pangasinan Open Chess Championship 2010 -Champion
  • Tan Sri Lee Seng-Perak Grand Prix Chess Championship 2010 ( Ipoh, Malaysia ) -Tied for 1st
  • DYTM Raja Dr. Nazrin Shah International Open 2011 (Malaysia, KL ) -Ties for 2nd place -3rd International Master Norm
  • 2011 Penang Heritage International Open ( Penang, Malaysia) 2nd Place -4th International Master Norm
  • 2012 Penang Heritage International Open ( Penang, Malaysia) -9th Place
  • Araw ng Davao 2013 (Davao City, Philippines) -Champion
Personal Information
Nationality : Philippines
FIDE Rating : 2349.
Education : Bachelor of Science in Nursing, 1998.


Denis Molofej

FIDE Trainer.

Senior Chess Coach

Training Experience
  • 8 years as a Chess Trainer including Singapore, China, UK and Lithuania.
  • Accredited ECF (English Chess Federation) chess coach and CSC (Chess In Schools and Communities) chess teacher since 2012.
  • Training at Singapore Chess Federation, Local Schools as well as International Schools.
Personal Particulars
Nationality : Lithuania, European
FIDE Rating : 2000
Education : Masters at Sheffield Hallam University, UK
Eric R. Gloria Eric R. Gloria

FIDE Master & FIDE Trainer
Senior Chess Trainer
Chess Highlights
  • Silver Meal -30th World Chess Olympiad, Manila, Philippines.
  • 1992 – Researcher for Bobby Fischer’s team.
  • Second for Bobby Fisher for the match with Boris Spassky in Sveti Stefan and Belgrade at the former Yugoslavia 1992.
  • Member of Manila Team to the Asian Cities Chess Team Championship. Dubai, UAE
  • 1988 – Member of the 28th World Chess Olympiad in Thessaloniki, Greece.
  • 1981 – Awarded National Master Title by the Philippine Chess Federation (NCFP)

Has been working as Chess Trainer in Singapore since January 2004.

  • 2012 – Lecturer for FIDE Trainer’s Seminar, Yongon, Myanmar.
  • 2011 – Chess in school for Teachers Training Seminar at Primary School Binth Duong.
  • Province – Vietnam.
  • 2010 – Lecturer for 7th FIDE Trainers Seminar Singapore.
  • 2005 – Seminar for FIDE Coaches in Singapore.
  • 2004 – Diploma in FIDE Trainer’s Award Singapore.
Personal Particulars
Nationality : Filipino
FIDE Rating : 2336
Education : Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, 1986.


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