Nalanda chess academy
about our academy

Nalanda Chess Academy Started Working from September 2000, training thousands of students ever since. We conduct various coaching camps and long term chess coaching classes. We also conduct various tournaments at the City, District, State and National Level.

Started at the onset of new millennium, Nalanda Chess Academy is promoting ancient Indian Game of Chess. With its headquarters in Shimoga, Mr. Srikrishna Udupa (FIDE rated player), initiato r of the academy has conducted training/coaching camps all across the state of Karnataka.

The aim of the academy is to nurture the young kids to become World class chess player as well as responsible human beings. So far Academy has trained and developed more than 50 FIDE rated players and students of academy have won medals in state, national and even in international competitions. Academy is not only committed on chess but also contributing in increasing memory, imagination, patience and concentration in kids, hence majority of the students exceptionally well in their academics and chosen areas of expertise.

Our team

Sri Krishna Udupa is the main coach in Nalanda chess academy Shimoga. He is also an International player He is representing India since 2006 in different international chess tournaments conducted for visually impared and blinds. One gold medal in chess olampaid for visuallyim- pared in Crete [Greece] in 2008.

He is in the Indian Team which is qualified for the World cup which is in the year 2013 in Spain. Mr. Sri Krishna Udupa won so many prizes in district, state, national and also international tournaments in his carrer of playing.