Welcome to Chess Max Academy!
Learn Chess From the Best!
Grandmaster Maxim Dlugy – the Founder of Chess Max Academy is a former World Junior Champion and one of the most successful Presidents of the U.S. Chess Federation.Maxim was also the highest rated player in the world for a number of years and tied for first in the World Rapid Championships when he was a professional chess player.
Besides winning many international events, and being the highest rated junior player in the world from ages 15 to 20, he has represented the U.S. chess teams in international team competitions, including the Chess Olympiad and has written articles and chess books on many different chess themes, including his own autobiographical book – ‘Grandmaster Insides’.
Recently he has proven that his practical strength is still formidable by winning two back to back Grandmaster Charity Blitz Championships in May of 2017 and 2018, ahead of more than a dozen grandmasters.
Chess Max Academy’s students have won World, Continental and National Championships and more than half of our students are in the top of 50 lists in the United States and their countries.
Chess Max Academy offers group and private chess lessons for kids and adults structured using our unique chess curriculum. Our after-school chess classes are divided into 5 different levels, according to students age and chess rating.
Adult group chess classes as well as private chess classes are regularly available.
During the school year, students are assigned homework and are challenged by competing with each other by solving chess puzzles in group classes, helping them to improve rapidly.
Chess Max Academy holds regularly scheduled chess tournaments for all levels and ages. All tournaments are rated by the U.S. Chess Federation.
During the Summer and school holidays, Chess Max Academy offers chess camps, where grandmaster instruction is provided daily. Chess Max Academy also organizes the most famous summer chess camp in the U.S.A. – World Champion’s Anatoly Karpov chess camp.