About Us


Our Vision

To disseminate Chess, make all round development of the child and to reach Individual's best in Chess.

Akshay Sawant


National Instructor(NI)
Fide Arbiter (FA)
Commonwealth Gold Medalist
International Rated Player

Akshay is an International Chess Player, an Investor and a dynamic entrepreneur. He has done graduation in Economics from Mumbai University. His vision is to popularize chess in every part of the society.

He has been a coach, a mentor and an entrepreneur since last 11 years, this vast experience has helped him to understand child psychology and to nurture them throughout their chess career. Akshay has been motivating and mentoring our coaches from the start which has indirectly helped our students to perform at International, National and State levels. Many have also achieved International Chess Ratings.

“Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward. They may be beaten, but they may start a winning game.” ― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Harsh Shah


Harsh Shah is a Chartered Accountant (All India merit holder), a Chartered Financial Analyst (USA) and a commerce graduate from Mumbai University. He has over 10 years of experience in Investing in startups and venture capital funds in India.

Harsh is a Chess enthusiast and is an Internationally Rated Chess Player. He has been a Chess champion at school, college, and represented Mumbai at the State level, and has won several titles incorporate Chess tournaments. He strongly believes that Chess is not just a strategy game but it is a way of living a successful life. Like Boxing teaches people to never give up and stand up after you fall, a game of Chess is very much relatable to a human's real life. Chess helps develop the human brain to its maximum potential, helps one think out of the box, helps not only to conquer & thrive but also to defend and survive.

Harsh is inspired by Warren Buffet (World's Richest Investor) and Borris Spassky (Former World Chess Champion) as both are 80+ years old and are pursuing their passion even at this age and are successful in Investing and Chess respectively. He promotes Chess by saying that one should always have a hobby or a passion which can be pursued even when a person is 80+ years old and Chess is one of his hobbies/passions alongside investing

“Move in silence; only speak when it's time to say Checkmate.”
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