- a truly individualized approach to chess instruction
- dedicated to the advanced study of the science of chess
- all coaches have earned at least a national Master’s ranking, many with International titles
- the home of the top young chess talent in Ohio
- where improvement is about more than just becoming a better chess player
- over the board locations are in the Columbus and Cincinnati areas
- Internet lessons provided around the globe, primarily by our sister group Online Chess Lessons
- NEW – CCL proudly sponsors two FIDE/Invitationals – 1st IM norm tournament in Ohio in 30 years!
- February 14 – 18. Click on FIDE Invitationals on the left for details.
Please note that private lessons are only open to chess players who have already achieved a certain level of competency and commitment (see requirements page for details). All of the coaches in this program work together. Often a student works with multiple coaches simultaneously. This is a team effort, where our motto is, “The kid always comes first.” I believe that our work is of value and all of our services are totally guaranteed. If you are not satisfied with any of our services, there is no cost. Take your time and click on all of the sections on the left. If there is anything that we can do for you, please do not hesitate to contact us. The legal name of CCL is ‘Columbus Chess Lessons LLC’ as Columbus, Ohio is our city of origin.
Goran’s Group is also offering high level Internet based chess instruction to adults.