Online Group Lessons

Our group lessons are designed to impart excellent Chess Coaching while taking your budget into consideration. All 5 levels of our Foundation Course consists of 24 lessons each to be completed over a period of 3 months for continuity and for the students to progress from one level to another. (more information on levels on our curriculum page). Our Masters Course has 4 levels with 96 lessons each recommended to be completed over 12 months.

Lessons are conveniently conducted online via Zoom so that your child can learn from the comfort and safety of your home. Our coaches are highly experienced FIDE-rated chess players with several years of teaching experience.

Lesson Details

Starting 2023, all our sessions will have rolling enrollment with multiple start dates to choose from every month.

Foundation Course Levels will contain 24 lessons of 45 min each.

Masters Course Level will contain 96 lessons of 45 minutes each.

Groups will be carefully formed based on skill and age and will consist of only 4 students.

Each group will meet TWICE a week for lessons.

Typically, most students will move from one course level to another after completing one session. For example, a student learning at the Beginner Level during Spring 2023 will be ready for the Beginner-Intermediate Level for the next session. (Further information on the course levels can be found here:

Students enrolling in the ThinkChess program for the first time may be invited for a  Free Level Assessment session to ensure that they are placed in the correct group.

Key Offerings:

  1. Only 4 students per group to ensure individual attention
  2. Two lessons per week of 45 min each
  3. Upon completion of one level, seamless  move to the next level
  4. Individual, personal log-in and password for our portal for each student.
  5. Portal will have homework for extra practice and One-click ability to join lessons (conducted on Zoom)
  6. Foundation Courses consists of 5 levels. Each level is completed in 3 months.
  7. Foundation level Fees are less than $12/hour, i.e. $80 -$90 per month 
  8. Masters Course consists of 4 levels. Each level is completed in 12 months, minimum enrollment for 4 months is possible.
  9. Master level Fees approximately $15 to $16/session, i.e. $120 - $130 per month
  10. FREE playing sessions every Sat (mock tournaments) 
  11. Level completion certificate signed by GM Vishvanathan Anand
  12. Dedicated relationship manager for all queries
  13. Online Tournaments (nominal fees) with Cash prizes
  14. Guidance to participate in USCF rated tournaments
  15. Information on USCF rated tournaments in your area

Please note: It’s extremely important to ensure that all students in a group are of the same or similar chess level. Hence, we may contact you to give you the option of time slots that are more suitable as per your child’s chess level and age.

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