Meet our coaches

Mikhail Antipov

Title: Grandmaster; Founder

Teaching Experience: 7 years

•FIDE rating — 2607

•USCF rating — 2673


Achieved the title of International Master at the age of 14

Achieved the title of Grandmaster at the age of 16

World junior champion under 20 in 2015

Winner of prestigious international chess events, including World Open 2022, National Open 2023, U.S. Masters 2023.

•Ranked #180 in the world

Full list of achievements:


Irina Utyatskaya

Title: Women International Master

Teaching experience 8 years

•FIDE rating — 2086

•USCF rating — 2172


•1st place at the European School Chess Championship in 2013 – Girls U17  

1st place in Aeroflot Open «С» 2015

1st place in Moscow Girl Championship U 19 (classic & rapid)  in 2015

5th place in Moscow Open Women in 2016

1st place in Stage Cup of Russia Women Satkinskaya Autumn Invitational 2016 

2nd place in Moscow Women Championship 2019

•Highest FIDE rating — 2246