Private Coaching

We have a number of amazing coaches who offer private tuition; there will be one to suit your needs! Below is a list of all coaches and just some of their accolades. If you would like to book in with a coach or enquire about pricing please contact us.


John-Paul Wallace:


  • 2003 – Australian Champion
  • 1995 – Awarded title of International Master
  • 1994 – Australian Champion at record breaking age of 17

 Tibor Jones:

  • Tibor is a very strong chess player who has a huge passion for chess and he thoroughly enjoys teaching children of all ages.


Nima Chatrizeh:

  • Nima is a popular coach who has got a lot of experience with playing and teaching chess and is great with children and he has studied child psychology at university.


Tommaso Penna:

  • Tommaso is one of our strongest chess coaches and has a wealth of experience in teaching children and adults.


Gabriel Barr:

  • Gabriel has competed in numerous tournaments as a child and along with his experience is also great with children.


Peter Keetley

  • Peter is a natural with children and started playing chess at an early age. His biggest achievement was winning the national schools chess championship twice with his school team.