Chess Coaches

The phenomenal success of Chess Girls DC is a reflection of the ever-increasing dedication and enthusiasm our volunteers display on a continual basis.  Our classes are guided by our phenomenal volunteers.  Current volunteers include:

Coach David Bennett, FIDE Master, MA, Public Administration and Urban Planning, University Southern California. Please contact for private instruction.


Coach Rita Ismaylov, MA in Economics, American University


    Coach Daniel Leach: USCF 2085, FIDE 2150

Please contact for private instruction.


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Coach Ryan Keiper

  Coach Jan Manefee, Georgetown University