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Indian Institute of Chess Excellence

Unlock Your Child’s Genius with India’s best chess coaching classes

IICE Achievers:
From beginners to Arjuna Awardees

All were trained personally by our head coach FST Vishal Sareen

GM Abhijeet Gupta
(Arjuna Awardee)
WGM, IM Tania Sachdev
(Arjuna Awardee)
GM Parimarjan Negi
(Arjuna Awardee)
GM Sahaj Grover
 
WGM Srija Seshadri
GM Pranav Anand
IM Dushyant Sharma
FM Rosh Jain

Led By
International Master Vishal Sareen (Head Coach)

🌟 Chess Prodigy Turned Coach
Vishal Sareen took up chess at 10 and became the National Sub Junior Champion in 1986. He represented India for the first time in 1987 in the World Under-16 Chess Championship at Innsbruck in Austria. 

🏆 Grandmaster Maker 
Vishal’s coaching journey started when was 25 years old.
He guided Parimarjan Negi, Abhijeet Gupta, Sahaj Grover, and Tania Sachdev to Grandmaster status.

🧠 Expert Trainer  
He has trained several Indian teams in the past two decades including Cadets, Youth, Sub-Junior, Junior, and Women.

A personal trainer of Abhijeet Gupta for over 15 years, Vishal holds the title of FIDE Senior Trainer and a Councilor in the FIDE Trainers’ Commission.

Why choose IICE?

Comprehensive Curriculum

We offer a structured curriculum designed to take you from the fundamentals of chess to advance yourself to be the best in business.

Personalized Learning

Our courses are designed in such a way the fundamentals become clear at an early stage. Life is easy post that, no undoing needed.

World-Class Instructors

Learn from the best! Our instructors include Grandmasters & FIDE endorsed trainers with years of experience in both playing and teaching chess at the highest level.

Live Coaching

Our live coaching sessions are the best in the country, the coaches are efficient and adapt to every student as per their requirements.

Tournaments and Challenges

We put your skills to the test! There will be regular events to participate in online tournaments and challenges organized exclusively for IICE students.

Community

Connect with a passionate community of chess enthusiasts. Share your progress, discuss strategies, and forge new friendships.

Fees and Courses

Our working hours are 4-8 PM at the academy on weekdays.

On weekends and holidays, we work from 10 AM-8 PM.

Online Classes are possible during the day throughout the week.

Beginner

Class Type
Medium
Price
4 Classes a month
Offline
Rs. 2000
8 Classes a month
Offline
Rs. 3500
4 Classes a month
Online
Rs. 2000
8 Classes a month
Online
Rs. 3250
4 Classes online + 4 offline
Mixed
Rs. 3250
6 Classes online + 6 offline
Mixed
Rs. 4500
12 Classes a month
Offline
Rs. 4750
12 Classes a month
Online
Rs. 4250

Intermediate

Know how to play and want to become better? We are here! A step-by-step system for the student to get better. The progress will be tracked on a weekly basis. The course also includes basics of the usage of Chessbase and other online databases. Eligibility here is that the student must have played at least 3-4 chess tournaments. Home Work provided.

Class Type
Medium
Price
4 Classes a month
Offline
Rs. 2400
8 Classes a month
Offline
Rs. 3800
4 Classes a month
Online
Rs. 2200
8 Classes a month
Online
Rs. 3600
4 Classes online + 4 offline
Mixed
Rs. 3550
6 Classes online + 6 offline
Mixed
Rs. 4800
12 Classes a month
Offline
Rs. 5100
12 Classes a month
Online
Rs. 4650

Advance

For already competitive players, this course is designed to help our students do well globally. A complete assistance is provided for this course. Comprehensive knowledge of Chess software, how to use online chess as a tool for development. Learn the master’s games. The importance of strategy and calculation and how to combine both for optimal result. Structured theme based home work is provided.

Class Type
Medium
Price
4 Classes a month
Offline
Rs. 2600
8 Classes a month
Offline
Rs. 4000
4 Classes a month
Online
Rs. 2400
8 Classes a month
Online
Rs. 3800
4 Classes online + 4 offline
Mixed
Rs. 3750
6 Classes online + 6 offline
Mixed
Rs. 5200
12 Classes a month
Offline
Rs. 5400
12 Classes a month
Online
Rs. 4800

Note:

The classes are customized according to the need of students.
If you want any other schedule, do
contact us here.

** This fee structure is for group classes only.
For personal 1-2-1 sessions please contact us here.

Frequently Asked Questions

IICE is dedicated to providing top-quality chess education and training for players of all ages and skill levels.

Our courses are open to beginners, intermediate players, and advanced enthusiasts who want to enhance their chess skills and become masters of the chequered board.

We offer a wide range of courses covering chess fundamentals, openings, tactics, strategies, endgames, and more. Our curriculum caters to diverse learning needs.

Our coaches are highly skilled and experienced in teaching chess. Almost all of them are FIDE accredited trainers. Some of our coaches have been training the Indian teams for many years now.
They bring their expertise and passion to every session, ensuring a supportive learning environment.

We welcome chess enthusiasts of all ages, from young children to young adults. Our courses are tailored to meet the specific requirements of different age groups.

Enrolling is easy! Just browse our course offerings, choose the one that suits you, and follow the enrollment instructions provided.

Course durations vary based on the complexity and depth of the material. Normally we would say
about 3-5 months from Beginner to Intermediate, 4-6 months from Intermediate to Advance level.

Yes, we offer free trial sessions for some of our courses (mainly beginners). It’s a great opportunity to experience our teaching style and decide if the course is a good fit for you.

Course fees vary depending on the course level. You can find detailed pricing information here.

We occasionally offer special discounts, promotions, and bundle deals. Stay updated by checking our “Promotions” page on the website.

It depends on how the child is working and the amount of time he/she is able to dedicate to the game. Ideally it could be anywhere between 3-5 months.

Yes, we prioritize the security of your information. Our online enrollment process is designed to ensure the confidentiality of your data.

Yes, we are active on social media platforms. Follow us on [Social Media Links] to stay updated and engaged with our community.

While we will be organizing PTMs periodically, you can always reach out to our head Coach IM & FST
Vishal Sareen on his whatsapp or [email protected]

Interested?

    Indian Institute of Chess Excellence

    Led by International Master Vishal Sareen, IICE has produced champions across India and pacific Asia. 

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