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List of Chess Coaches in Connecticut

  • IM Jan van de Mortel, Storrs Mansfield
    Group lessons and in-person and online private lessons.
    Lichess Profile. Contact: jvdmortel@yahoo.com

  • David Aldi, Southington
    Scholastic Chess Instructor, Coach, Tournament Director.
    Contact: dja21857@yahoo.com, 860-538-3833

  • Alexander Lumelsky, West Hartford
    Schools, libraries, programs, teams, groups and individuals.
    40+ team and 120+ individual titles at state and national levels.
    Contact: alexander.lumelsky@gmail.com

  • Team DIG USA has several chess coaches in the Bridgeport, Hartford, South Norwalk, Whethersfield, Weston and Wilton areas.
    Contact: DIG website

  • Joseph Bihlmeyer, Durham
    Chess Coach and Expert
    Contact: eml_joe@yahoo.com, 860-857-4826

  • Jithu Sajeevan, Bristol
    1900-rated player; available for both group and private lessons.
    Contact: jithusaj6@gmail.com, 860-8017630

  • NM Ian Harris
    Private & Group Lessons, School Classes, Tournament Director.
    Contact: iharris@redbanditchess.com, (203) 941-1697, redbanditchess.com