About Me

"Chess learning is a gateway to uncovering one's creativity and developing diligence along the way."

Vishnu Vanapalli, Founder & Coach

Vishnu learned how to play chess at the age of 4, and began playing in tournaments soon after. With much dedication, he earned his National Master (NM) title in 2021 and his FIDE Master (FM) title in 2022. He is a multiple-time State and National Champion, and has competed in international youth events.

In 2020, he began coaching youth through non-profits like VTSeva, and continues to serve his community up to this day. He is currently working towards becoming an International Master (IM), with one norm till date.


"Every chess master was once a beginner."

Irving Chernev, Chess Author, World Chess Hall of Fame Inductee