Student Achievements

Chess Max Academy is a Chess School for kids operated by chess player and coach GM Maxim Dlugy. Our mission is to teach students the wonders of Chess through professional and engaging means. We encourage students to learn at their own pace and share their observations. Continuously giving feedback on each students progress, we advise parents and students about where more work is needed and how to go about it. Offering group & personal chess classes, weekly tournaments, and even art & language classes.

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Liam Putnam

Congratulations to Liam Putnam for winning the National 4th Grade Championships in Orlando, Florida, as well as coming 2nd in the K-6 Blitz National Championships. Liam’s current USCF rating is 2007. Age 9. Currently number 4 in his age group in the country.



Vishwa Vasnawala

Congratulations to Vishwa Vasnawala for becoming the number one rated girl age 12 and Under in all of India.Vishwa is in number 5 in rating in asia and 23 in world. She also a Woman Candidate Master. Vishwa’s current FIDE rating is 1758. Age 12.


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Sasha Konovalenko

Rated # 3 girl 16 and under in the USA. Sasha has achieved the title of a Woman Fide Master.
We are looking forward to her successes in the coming years. Current rating 2043. Age 16


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Winston Ni

Congratulations to Chess Max Academy’s student Winston Ni and his family for winning the K-8 National Championships and leading his school team Princeton Day School to the 1st Team Place as well! Winston’s current USCF rating is 2165. Age 13.


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