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“Pathshala” is the Indian word for school and yes this is the place where you can learn, train and improve your chess!
Chess Pathshala is an online academy founded by Grandmaster Swapnil Dhopade with a view to providing quality chess coaching to young kids who want to learn and excel in chess.
GM Swapnil is the coach of the Indian Women’s Chess team and also Raunak Sadhwani who became a Grandmaster at the age of just 13 years and 9 months! He is also the author of multiple chess books and courses. He has written books and courses for famous publications like Chessable and Quality Chess.
All the chess courses offered by Chess Pathshala are designed by GM Swapnil Dhopade. The coaches working in our academy are personally trained by our head coach GM Swapnil Dhopade.
With the Indian Women's Team
With 5 times World Champion Vishy Anand
Representing Indian Railways
Placed joint third with Kramnik!
Playing a tournament in Netherlands
Receiving prize from Jacob Aagard
GM Raunak Sadhwani
Working with Swapnil Sir has
led to the improvement of my
Endgame technique. He helped
me to improve my visualization
in the middlegame so that I can
GM Koneru Humpy
I would like to congratulate Swapnil for starting his academy Chess Pathshala. His work during the chess olympiad 2018 was amazing. He is very dedicated and creative in finding new ideas
GM Harika Dronavalli
Swapnil is a very positive, genuine, dedicated and hard-working trainer. He has started 'Chess Pathshala' and I am sure he will be a wonderful trainer for many upcoming kids. They can take his guidance and training to achieve their goals.
All the courses in Chess Pathshala are personally created by GM Swapnil Dhopade and the coaches are also trained by him! Daily homework after every class is guaranteed!
GM Harshit Raja
Swapnil Sir has a practical and personal approach towards training. Thanks to his psychological advice I feel more confident now!
IM Soumya Swaminathan
Swapnil has a strong understanding of the game and is always positive. He helped me with my opening preparation and decision making. Working with Swapnil helped me enhance my opening repertoire, gain confidence to handle various middlegame & time management issues!
IM Sankalp Gupta
Swapnil Sir identified the weakness in my game and helped me overcome them. He helped me improve my calculation skills and also my confidence in my own abilities.