Your chess journey begins here!

“Chess is everything: art, science, and sport.”― Anatoly Karpov

Exton Chess Academy offers chess coaching to children of age groups (8 - 16) 
Curriculum is carefully designed for progressive learning with a solid foundation in journey of chess from novice to advanced tournament player.

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Learn more about our faculties

Our founder is a Former National Player, Participant of U-19 World Championship (1998), ARENA FIDE MASTER (2019) with a peak ELO rating (2076), learned chess at the age of 4, played for almost 3 decades - 10 years of competitive tournaments (States & Nationals) and FIDE rated events. 

Our chess faculties are great with kids of all age groups and have excellent teaching abilities and have been USCF rated players (1600+ to 1900+). Every staff has gone through PA Clearances. They enjoy teaching chess in free time and very passionate about contributing to chess community by mentoring kids who wish to learn chess for fun or looking to improve game to achieve a serious career in chess as a sport.

Wall of Fame

Dev Menon Madhavan

Dev Menon Madhavan

U-13 yrs World Open Champion for under 1000 rating category - 2019

U-13 yrs World Open Champion for under 600 rating category - 2019

U-13 yrs World Open Champion for under 600 rating category - 2019

ECA students won all the top 5 positions!! From Left: Sriram, Keerthan, Shreyan, Hrtha, Nidhi

Rajas Joshi

Rajas Joshi

hat-trick winner of Exton Ches Club in 2020

Ilya Galushkin

Ilya Galushkin

K-12 scholastic tournament U-1000 category Philadelphia

Ishan Verm

Ishan Verm

Shining Knights Scholastic rated uscf tournament - 5th place

Nidhi Nagumula

Nidhi Nagumula

Shining Knights Scholastic rated uscf tournament - 2nd place

Dhruv Menon

Dhruv Menon

DMV Scholastic USCF rated tournament - 2nd place, K3 section 2020.

Dev Menon Madhavan

Dev Menon Madhavan

Shining Knights Scholastic rated uscf tournament winner.

Hrtha Rajiv

Hrtha Rajiv

New Jersey scholastic tournament winner

Sriram Marni

Sriram Marni

PA State championship - 5th place, 2019

Ilya Galushkin

Ilya Galushkin

U-1200 category Philly scholastic tournament winner

Siddharth Alluri

Siddharth Alluri

Shining Knights Scholastic rated uscf tournament winner.

Dev Menon Madhavan

Dev Menon Madhavan

Shining Knights Scholastic rated uscf tournament U-1000 categorywinner.

DMV-3rd

DMV-3rd

DMV scholastic USC F rated tournament 2020, 3rd place

Sejal Garg

Sejal Garg

Shining Knights Scholastic rated uscf tournament winner.

Arnav Pinnisetty

Arnav Pinnisetty

QUADS Lancaster uscf rated tourney winner.

Ilya Galushkin

Ilya Galushkin

Shining Knights Scholastic rated uscf tournament K-12 section winner.

DMV-1st

DMV-1st

Hasya Putumbuka

Hasya Putumbuka

Shining Knights Scholastic rated uscf tournament winner.

Hrtha Rajiv

Hrtha Rajiv

New Jersey Scholastic USCF rated event winner.

Sritan Bhumireddy

Sritan Bhumireddy

Shining Knights Scholastic rated uscf tournament U-600 category winner.

ECA Policies:

  • Trial or demo classes are not provided.

  • There wont be make -up classes provided if child is absent for a class, however online video recordings for conepts taught are available throughout the term.

  • No refunds are processed under any circumstances, however it could be possibly used as future ECA credits only if discussed in advance and agreed upon.

  • Course fee payment is for One full terms (8 classes).

  • For online subscriptions (self paced learning videos) If you cancel your monthly, half yearly or annual membership, you'll retain access to the content and membership benefits until your paid period is up. No refunds will be available for purchased digital products. Once the paid period is up, you will not be charged again and your access to all the courses you started during your membership will be revoked.

 

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