Online Chess Classes, with


Chess Gaja Pvt. Ltd. is a global online academy offering personalized chess lessons for all levels and ages, led by
GrandMaster and FIDE Trainer
Priyadharshan Kannappan (USCF rating - 2632, FIDE rating - 2553)
Coach of Brazil National Team for 2022 Chess Olympiad
Coach of Indian Sub Junior Team for 2019 Chess Olympiad

Online Chess Classes, with


Chess Gaja: High-Performance Online Chess Training for Champions Founded by

GrandMaster and FIDE Trainer
Priyadharshan Kannappan (USCF rating - 2632, FIDE rating - 2553)
Coach of Brazil National Team for 2022 Chess Olympiad
Coach of Indian Sub Junior Team for 2019 Chess Olympiad

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12 Year Old Chess Gaja Student Beats a Chess Grandmaster

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Why you should choose
Chess Gaja?

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Time Table

Time table crafted by GM Priyadharshan, featuring recommended YouTube channels and book suggestions for optimal learning among academy students. Check out our YouTube video to discover the value of the Grandmaster Timetable!

Tournament Details


Chess Gaja organizes two monthly online tournaments, allowing students to apply their acquired knowledge. Occasional participation by GM Priyadharshan enhances the competitive experience.

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Customer Support

Our dedicated customer support team is available around the clock providing an unparalleled experience for both students and parents.

Payment Gateway

Hassle Free Payments

Effortlessly transact globally with diverse payment options, partnered with Razorpay International Transactions. Check out our featured blog on Razorpay’s platform.

LMS System

LMS Integration

Utilize our Learning Management System (LMS) to elevate your overall chess class experience. Give immediate feedback after classes and effortlessly track your class counts.


Diverse Coach Levels

Benefit from the range of coaches spanning various levels from FIDE to GM, offering students flexibility in their learning journey.

Chess Gaja 2023 Achievements

Student Achievements 2023

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1. I am just starting to learn chess, can I learn in ChessGaja?

We have coaches who cater to students of all chess levels starting from Absolute Beginner to GrandMaster strength. If you’re unsure of your child’s level, please provide us with their or lichess ID. So, we can understand their level and provide appropriate recommendations. 

2. Is online sessions as beneficial as in-person lessons?

Modern chess training primarily occurs online, offering numerous advantages such as convenience, flexible timing, and overcoming distance barriers. Advanced tools and digital boards enhance the learning experience. Additionally, our Learning Management Software ensures structured training, easy tracking, and real-time monitoring, allowing seamless navigation, feedback, and a personalized learning journey. We firmly believe online sessions are as effective or even better than in-person sessions.

3. Can my 5 year old learn chess ?

Yes, absolutely! Many children as young as 5 years old can learn and enjoy playing chess. At this age, children are often eager to explore new things and are capable of understanding basic rules and concepts. Learning chess can help improve a child’s cognitive skills, such as critical thinking, problem-solving, and concentration, while also fostering patience and sportsmanship.

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