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Welcome To

SIMBA TRAINERS is a registered company and FIDE Endorsed Academy founded in 2021 by WFM Marina Cherkasova, Arkadios Koulaxidis and Mark Bryan as a floor to promote chess throughout Cyprus.

Our chess courses are designed to develop our student’s chess skills in an encouraging and fun way where students not only improve their chess but improve also their problem solving and critical thinking. We also focus on their social and emotional skills by promoting fair play and good sportsmanship which is very important in a competitive environment.

Apart from teaching chess at our academy we also run a few programs including chess in schools, chess for the community, and chess talent identification and support program.

We also run tournaments throughout the year as well as organizing chess camps. We are in the process of organizing seminars for trainers and arbiters.

Chess Lessons & Services

At SIMBA TRAINERS we offer private, semi-private, and group chess lessons for kids and adults of all ages and levels in beautiful Cyprus. Whether you are a beginner, intermediate, or advanced player our professional and dedicated trainers can take your game to the next level.

Why You Should Choose SIMBA TRAINERS

Customized Training, Maximum Results

As every individual is different, we plan our lessons specifically for each group or individual so that they can learn in a fun and effective way.

Certified Professional Chess Coaches

All our trainers are FIDE certified chess trainers with valid up-to-date licences.

FIDE Rated Tournaments

Play FIDE Rated tournaments across the island and compete with the top players of Cyprus and gain valuable experience.

Chess Camps

We organize two different types of chess camps. Regular chess camps which is ideal for all chess players regardless of playing strength and Advanced chess camps where we focus either on a specific event or a specific topic which is aimed at participants for the specific event or advanced chess players who already have tournament experience.

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