Testimonials

Unique approach and easygoing attitude

For the last 5 years, I have worked under GM Kannappan and thoroughly enjoyed it. With his help, I was able to break 2000 FIDE. His kindness and dedication towards me have helped me grow as a player. GM Kannappan supports his students in any way possible whether it’s preparing for the next round opponent

Gokul Thangavel
July 5, 2019
Iowa
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Most Caring Coach

“Priyadharshan has been coaching my son for more than one year. Before coaching, Asish was Class C player and loved to play fast chess. However, after he met Priyadharshan, he played blitz rarely and played more classical chess. He increased my son’s knowledge, confidence and love for chess. His lessons helped him reached Chess Expert

Byomakesh Panda (Father of Asish Panda)
June 10, 2019
Saint Louis,USA
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Understanding of chess has improved significantly

“Priyadharshan has been coaching my son for almost a year now. My son’s understanding of chess has improved significantly. I myself, find Priyadharshan’s classes very interesting. I love the strong fundamentals that Priyadharshan teaches. My son is only 10, and Priyadharshan’s calm and patient attitude is commendable. He doesn’t mind the barrage of questions and

Murali Raghavendra Rao (Father of Abhinav Rao)
May 27, 2019
St.Louis, USA
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