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Perfect for all ages

We have successfully taught students as young as 5 years old how to play chess and develop a deep understanding of the game.

Top Level Instruction

Our method of teaching students chess was carefully crafted by a group of experts, masters and educators.

Fun and Intuitive Lessons

Our Chess outcompetes other programs in making the material fun and accessible to students.

Our Achievements

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Dedicated to Quality Education

Our Chess School prides itself in providing top quality education for students. Students that go through our programs and read our Standard Chess Workbook series get a step ahead of the rest!

Background Checked Instructors

All our Chess Instructors are background checked by Career Builder’s muti-jurisdiction criminal background check search including FBI, State, Local and approximately 50 other agencies.

Experience and Quality

All our Chess instructors go through extensive chess and classroom management trainings. They all have a great passion for chess and are dedicated to improving the lives of children through chess education.

Best in Chess

Whether your students want to play chess for fun or begin to play tournaments, our classes are perfect!

Chessmoji Book

The chess emoji book helps track student progress in the chess classes while making it fun for students!

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Frequently Asked Questions

Our Chess program offers chess education at the most affordable price with the highest quality level of instruction.

Yes, our instructors are background checked, and TB-tested.

Yes, we have liability and afterschool insurance coverage.

The range is K-8 for levels beginner to advanced.

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Meet Our Leadership Team

Metropolitan Chess, Inc.

Ankit Gupta is a Life Master with the United States Chess Federation and serves as President for Metropolitan Chess, Inc. He has over 20 years of experience playing chess and is a recognized FIDE International Organizer and FIDE Arbiter. He is the former President of the Southern California Chess Federation, and has been responsible for the United States Chess Federation ("USCF") awarding Los Angeles Chess City of the Year in 2012, as well as personally receiving Chess Organizer of the Year in 2011, and Chess Club of the Year in 2011.

Ankit Gupta
President

Dylan Querica is the Director of Scholastic Programs for Metropolitan Chess, Inc. He has been working with elementary and middle school aged students for over 10 years. He has been playing chess for over 20 years is currently ranked as an expert. He attended the University of Illinois at Chicago and holds a B.S. in Biological Sciences. After college, he moved to Los Angeles with his wife. In Los Angeles, he worked for a major non-profit and built a chess program with over 4000 students a year. He has a goal to reach many more students and instill in them a love of the royal game!

Dylan Quercia
Director of Scholastic Programs

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