goforchess FIDE Academy Coaches

Andile

Andile

Andile is a specialist beginners coach with a strong following of private pupils.

Contact Andile to arrange private coaching online or at goforchess Studio.

Contact details

073 972 5689

Bonisani Nsibande

Bonisani Nsibande

Bonisani is an excellent tournament player with a 2200 + lichess Blitz rating. He coaches at numerous Johannesburg schools and at goforchess FIDE Academy.

Bonisani is available for face to face coaching at goforchess Studio and online on Zoom.

Contact details

Contact Bonisani at 061 270 2628 or email bonisanicheckmate@gmail.com

Clyde Wolpe

Clyde Wolpe

Clyde is the Director of goforchess FIDE Academy. He’s a FIDE Instructor, a former SA Chess Champion and author of ‘The Power of Chess’. Clyde specializes in producing young chess champions and would love to be part of your chess success story.

He is available for private coaching; online or at goforchess Studio.

Contact details

Contact Clyde on 061 034 2885 or email clydewolpe@gmail.com

Daniel Cawdery

Daniel Cawdery

Daniel has been SA Chess Champion many times and is currently SA’s highest rated player at 2450+

He is a FIDE Instructor and has coached the national team at 4 Olympiads.

Daniel is available for private coaching online or in the Pretoria area.

Contact details

Contact Daniel on 082 963 8293 (WhatsApp) or email dannycawdery@gmail.com

David Mendelsohn

David Mendelsohn

David is a consistent performer on the SA tournament circuit and is been awarded chess colours by Tshwane. David is a highly experienced coach, operating at various schools and has many private pupils.

David is available for private lessons, both online and face to face at goforchess Studio.

Contact details

Contact David at 083 457 4776 or email dcm32@telkomsa.net

Dione Goredema

Dione Goredema

Dione is an experienced chess player, journalist and coach. He represents goforchess FIDE Academy in Cape Town and runs various coaching programmes.

Dione is available for one on one lessons in Cape Town as well as online

Contact details

Contact Dione at 073 678 0138 or email dione@elitechess.co.za

Joseph Mwale

Joseph Mwale

Joseph is currently the top chess player from Malawi and a consistent winner on the South African Tournament circuit, performing at a 2300 rating level. Joseph has excellent credentials as a coach, representing Tshwane and goforchess FIDE Academy.

Joseph is available for private chess coaching online.

Contact details

Contact Joseph on 061 086 5650 or email josemwale5@gmail.com

Kela Siame

Kela Siame

Kela represented Zambia at the 2018 Olympiad in Georgia and is one of the top rated performers on the SA tournament circuit, with a rating of approximately 2300. He is a FIDE Chess Instructor and has achieved excellent results a coach, producing a World U8 Champion as well as numerous African Youth champions.

Kela is available for private coaching anywhere in Gauteng and online.

Contact details

Contact Kela on 081 717 9937 or email kelasiame@yahoo.com

Leon Sithole

Leon Sithole

Leon is a highly experienced chess player, organizer and coach. He coaches at various schools and has a strong private following of pupils who he’s produced great results with.

Leon is available for private coaching at goforchess Studio and online.

Contact details

Contact Leon on 072 784 6804 or email leonsithole@gmail.com

Lorita Mwango

Lorita Mwango

Lorita is a Women’s International Master who won a silver medal at the 2019 African Individual Championships in Zambia. Lorita coaches for goforchess FIDE Academy and at various schools and has a strong following of private pupils. She is also a qualified Maths teacher.

Lorita offers chess and maths lessons online and at goforchess Studio.

Contact details

Contact Lorita at 063 366 1686 or email loritamwango@gmail.com

Mothupi Lekgau

Mothupi Lekgau

Mothupi is a 2000 + rated player who has been awarded SA Colours. Mothupi is a FIDE Chess Instructor with excellent coaching credentials and results at SAJCC and goforchess FIDE Academy.

Mothupi is available for private coaching at goforchess Studio or online.

Contact details

Contact Mothupi on 074 917 6444 or email mothupilekgau@gmail.com

Sipho Tshawuzana

Sipho Tshawuzana

Sipho specializes in coaching young kids, providing excellent analogies to ensure their love and connection to chess. Sipho takes the Beginners Chess Class at goforchess FIDE Academy and also at numerous schools.

Sipho is available for private coaching at goforchess Studio or online.

Contact details

Contact Sipho at 060 374 3874 or email masterpiece2700@gmail.com

Thabo Gwangwa

Thabo Gwangwa

Thabo is a former junior chess champion with an excellent record at nationals. He specializes in producing young champions. Thabo is a full time coach for goforchess FIDE Academy and also coaches at many local schools.

Thabo is available for private coaching at goforchess Studio and online.

Contact details

Contact Thabo at 079 275 0845 or email mtgwangwa@gmail.com