Markham Chess Club gathers very experienced chess teachers, including National Master to teach chess classes.

Sasha Kulich (National Master FIDE rating 2214)

  • Total teaching chess more than 25 years (including former Yugoslavia and Canada)
  • Teaching chess in GTA  for more than 10 years
  • Coached more than 50 schools around GTA

Fred Gandolfi (Chess Master, peak rating 2210)

  • IBM Canada chess team lead
  • Conference Host for IBM Deep Blue Team, they designed the program that beat the World Chess Champion, Gary Kasparov
  • Played in the Toronto Open, Canadian Open, and International Open  
  • Played with former World Champion Boris Spassky

Emidio Iacobucci (Certified Chess Trainer, High School Math Teacher)

  • Cedarbrae Collegiate Institute Chess team coach for 24 years (1993-2017)
  • Obtained Ontario Chess Association Trainer Certificate in 2006
  • Organized and directed high school chess tournaments for 5 years (1995-2000)