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goforchess ONLINE Academy is a top level FIDE accredited chess Academy offering the following services:

  • Primary and High Schools Chess Coaching

  • Group Chess Coaching

  • Private Chess Coaching

  • Teachers Chess Workshops

  • Tournaments

Primary and High Schools Chess Coaching

  • Chess coaching for your school players on Zoom.

  • Students could log in from school or home.

  • Coaching for all grades.

  • Base rate: R640 per hour (per coach)

Group Chess Training

  • Choose whatever sessions you prefer

  • Booking is essential (at least 3 hours before)

  • Click below to navigate through the Payment Options and Schedule.

Option 1:
R300 per session
Option 2:
R900 per month for one session per week
Options 3:
R1800 for 8 sessions paid in advance
(Valid for 3 months)




3 30pm


11 30am

Private Chess Coaching

  • 24/7 Worldwide service.

  • Arrange a time slot to suit your schedule.

  • Rates negotiable with coach.

  • Connect with your favourite coach here:

Online Profile
GM Miloje Ratkovic
+381 64 5223187
Contact Miloje to arrange private coaching or to join one of his online workshops. Check out his lichess profile here:
IM Daniel Cawdery
082 963 8293
Daniel has a strong international following of private students and has achieved great results online. Contact Daniel to arrange private online coaching.
Clyde Wolpe
061 034 2885
Clyde has numerous ONLINE pupils worldwide. He also hosts numerous online workshops and School coaching programmes. Contact Clyde for a free introductory session to discuss your chess aspirations.
Mothupi Lekgau
074 917 644
Mothupi has hosted numerous online workshops and has a strong following of private pupils. Contact Mothupi to arrange private coaching.
Sipho Tshawuzana
060 374 3874
Sipho hosts regular beginners chess workshops and has a strong online following of private pupils. Contact Sipho to arrange a free introductory lesson.
Thabo Gwangwa
079 275 0845
Thabo has extensive online chess coaching experience with schools, workshops and private pupils. Contact Thabo for private coaching.

Teachers Chess Workshop

  • Empowering chess loving teachers with the necessary skills, structure and support to be able to teach chess to beginners.

  • All training takes place on Zoom.


  • Schedule

  • Last Friday of every month

  • 9am to 4pm (with regular breaks)

  • Cost: R1500 per delegate (includes course material)   

  • Booking essential


  • Monthly Tournaments on the last Sunday of each month(09:00am - 10:30am)

  • For members only (R250 membership fee) 

  • Register for goforchess ONLINE Chess Club 2023 Membership here:

  • You will automatically be added to the gfc Onlilne Chess Club WhatsApp Group.

  • Play on:

  • Entry Fee: R180 per tournament..

  • All players compete in one big event with cash prizes for the top 3, as well as the best newcomer, best adult etc(subject to entries).

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