CO-FOUNDER & TEACHER

Savvas Manelidis

CO-FOUNDER & TEACHER

Savvas Manelidis

Savvas, with a peak FIDE rating of 2107, is an active tournament player. He has won numerous competitions in Greece where he also coaches in schools, clubs, and one-to-one. With an impressive teaching background of 17 years of experience, Savvas maintains a well-organized coaching schedule with students of all ages and chess levels. His mentoring has helped top Greek juniors, including a World Youth Champion, and individual and team champions at the national level.

Savvas has a fun and friendly manner with his students and always receives positive feedback. Aside from chess, Savvas takes great pride in fathering three lovely daughters. Moreover, his expertise as a tennis player enhances his chess lessons, infusing a sense of healthy competition.