Chessniti Academy



At Chessniti Academy, we take immense pride in our team of seasoned players who are not only passionate about the game but also dedicated mentors. We understand the significance of having experienced coaches who can guide students towards excellence in chess. That’s why all our coaches are FIDE rated, ensuring that they possess the necessary expertise and knowledge to train aspiring chess players.
Our coaches go through a rigorous selection process, where their skills, playing experience, and teaching abilities are carefully evaluated. We believe that a strong foundation in chess education is essential for nurturing young talents. Hence, our academy follows a carefully created pedagogy that encompasses various aspects of the game.
Our pedagogical approach is designed to provide a comprehensive learning experience for students of all levels, from beginners to advanced players. It combines theoretical knowledge, practical training, and interactive sessions to enhance students’ understanding and skills in chess.
Under the guidance of our experienced mentors, students learn not only the rules and strategies of the game but also gain a deeper appreciation for the nuances and complexities of chess. Our coaches provide personalized attention to each student, identifying their strengths and weaknesses, and tailoring the training to suit their individual needs.
Furthermore, our FIDE rated coaches bring their extensive playing experience into the coaching sessions, sharing valuable insights and practical tips that can only come from years of competing at a high level. They impart strategic thinking, tactical awareness, and critical analysis skills to help students develop a well-rounded approach to chess.
At Chessniti Academy, we believe in nurturing the overall growth of our students. Our coaches not only focus on the technical aspects of the game but also instill important values such as sportsmanship, perseverance, and discipline. They create a supportive and motivating environment that encourages students to push their boundaries, learn from their mistakes, and strive for continuous improvement.
We take pride in the success stories of our students, many of whom have achieved remarkable results in local, national, and international chess tournaments. Our FIDE rated coaches have played a significant role in shaping their journey, providing guidance, and unlocking their full potential.
Whether your child is a beginner looking to explore the world of chess or an advanced player aiming for higher achievements, Chessniti Academy is committed to providing the highest quality of chess education. With our team of seasoned players, dedicated mentors, and carefully crafted pedagogy, we are here to inspire, guide, and empower the chess champions of tomorrow.

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Mithil Anande
Peak Rating: 1698
Chief Coach and CEO of Chessniti Academy

Meet Mithil Anande, a highly accomplished chess player and the esteemed Chief Coach and CEO of Chessniti Academy. With a wealth of experience and a passion for nurturing young talents, Mithil has made significant contributions to the chess community.

Mithil has showcased his exceptional skills as a player by securing victory in the Maharashtra Chess Team Championship. He represented Maharashtra in the National Team Chess Championship for an impressive four times

As a full-time chess coach for the past seven years, Mithil has dedicated his career to teaching and inspiring young chess enthusiasts. His collaborations with various esteemed institutes have further enhanced his expertise and expanded his influence in the chess coaching domain. Under his tutelage, more than 20 of his students attained an international chess rating.

Mithil’s coaching prowess is highly sought after, as he continues to work with both national and international champions as a coach. He is a versatile coach who has students as young as 4 years to as old as 42 years old!

His experience in mentoring top-level players has allowed him to refine his coaching methods and offer invaluable insights to his students, ensuring their growth and success in the competitive chess arena. Mithil’s own accomplishments as a rated chess player add credibility to his coaching abilities. With a FIDE rating of 1698, he has proven his skill and understanding of the game, providing a solid foundation for his coaching methodologies and strategies.

At Chessniti Academy, Mithil’s leadership and expertise ensure that aspiring chess players receive the highest quality coaching, enabling them to unlock their full potential and make their mark in the world of chess.

IM Shantanu Bhambure

Peak Rating: 2336

Curriculum Designer & Coach

Shantanu, a highly accomplished chess player, holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering, showcasing his multidimensional talents. His journey in the world of chess has taken him to various countries, including Romania, Croatia, and Spain.

Notable achievements include winning the Maharashtra State Champion title in the Open Category in 2017, securing a podium finish at the esteemed Zadar International Open Chess Tournament in 2019, and earning a Silver Medal in the National University Team Event in 2015.

Shantanu’s remarkable dedication and skill were further recognized when he received his third International Master (IM) norm at the Sunway Sitges Open 2022 held in Spain.

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Our singular focus is to empower and enable your aspirations of playing exceptional chess, taking them to new heights.